Florida officials urged residents and businesses Sunday to prepare for heavy rain leading to widespread flash floods this week along the entire width of the Panhandle, NBC News reported.
A low-pressure system was stalled over the northern Florida peninsula, fueling a chance of heavy showers and thunderstorms.
Flood watches were in effect Sunday night for the Florida Nature Coast and Big Bend all the way into Tuesday.
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The system is also forecast to drive temperatures up, with heat indexes predicted to hit 102 to 107 degrees across the state from Pensacola to Jacksonville.