STAFFORD AND LONG BEACH ISLAND - The weather forecast for this weekend will begin with sun on Saturday morning but will be replaced quickly by clouds. A coastal low will approach and pass our region. Showers are expected to develop Saturday afternoon with with heavier rain possible at night.

Flooding downpours will be possible on Long Beach Island. It will also be windy with gusts potentially as high as 40 mph at times. 

The National Weather Service on Friday evening issued a Flash Flood Watch for the area from 2 p.m. Saturday to 6 a.m. Sunday.