Coastal storm moving up East Coast with heavy rain, thunderstorms

Nashville, Tennessee, saw plenty of flooding issues after 2 to 3 inches of rain fell on Monday, April 23, 2018.PlayBreck James
WATCH Spring storm moving up East Coast with heavy rain

A spring rain storm continued to bring heavy rain to the Southeast overnight and into Tuesday morning.

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As much as 4 inches of rain fell near Savannah, Georgia, on Monday in a short period of time creating flash flooding. Nashville, Tennessee, saw flooding as well, with 2 to 3 inches of rain yesterday, while Atlanta set a daily record with 4.16 inches.

Flood watches continue this morning for four states: Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina and Virginia.

The spring storm system continues to slowly move north along the East Coast on Tuesday. Heavy rain is falling this morning from Raleigh, North Carolina, into the central Appalachian Mountains.

Heavy rain is falling in South Carolina, North Carolina and Virginia on Tuesday morning.ABC News
Heavy rain is falling in South Carolina, North Carolina and Virginia on Tuesday morning.

The heavy rain moves into Washington, D.C. on Tuesday evening and into New York City overnight.

Heavy rain is expected along I-95 later today into tonight with some flooding possible.

Heavy rain will move into the New York City overnight into Wednesday morning.ABC News
Heavy rain will move into the New York City overnight into Wednesday morning.

By Thursday morning, the storm system will slowly move up the coast spreading rain, heavy at times, into New England -- where the combination of ice and snow melt could cause river and small stream flooding.

There could be flooding in New England on Thursday as snow and ice melt along with the heavy rain.ABC News
There could be flooding in New England on Thursday as snow and ice melt along with the heavy rain.

Rainfall totals will be the heaviest in southwestern Virginia, where locally 3 inches could fall.

Rain will fall Tuesday night through Thursday in the Northeast, with more than 2 inches of rain in some areas.

Rainfall totals will be heaviest in North Carolina and Virginia.ABC News
Rainfall totals will be heaviest in North Carolina and Virginia.

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