Northeast expecting heavy rain as West finally begins cooling off

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- In parts of Georgia and South Carolina, more than half a foot of rain has fallen in the last 24 to 48 hours and caused flash flooding.

Downtown Charleston, South Carolina on Wednesday got more than 4 inches, a new record that flooded the streets.

The storm system that delivered the heavy rain to the Southeast is making its way up the coast on Thursday, with heavy rain likely in Washington, Philadelphia, New York and Boston.

The storm is forecast to move into Maine around rush hour. Behind this now-coastal storm, a cold front will move out from the Midwest and deliver even more rain, possibly thunderstorms, to the Northeast by the evening.

That system should move out of the Northeast by Thursday night, with a pleasant Friday expected for most major cities along the Interstate 95 corridor.

Much of the West is finally cooling down after more record highs were posted on Wednesday, including 112 degrees in Phoenix, 98 in Portland, Oregon, and 95 in Seattle.

Highs Thursday for many cities will be 10 to 20 degrees cooler than on Wednesday, but heat will linger in cities including Phoenix and Las Vegas.

By Friday, slightly cooler weather finally should reach even Las Vegas and Phoenix.

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Parents brawl during youth baseball game after disagreeing with 13-year-old umpire

Parents brawl during youth baseball game after disagreeing with 13-year-old umpirefstop123/iStock(LAKEWOOD, Colo.) -- A baseball game between a group of 7-year-old kids degenerated into an all-out brawl with parents throwing haymakers, other cowering for cover and a woman even jumping on someone's back.

The reason for the brawl: a parent didn't like the calls being made by a 13-year-old umpire.

The fight began at Westgate Elementary School in Lakewood, Colo., a suburb southwest of Denver, on Saturday at about noon as 15 to 20 adults got into a violent tussle, according to Lakewood police.

The brawl was still ongoing as Lakewood police arrived at the scene.

These adults took over the field and began assaulting each other on 6/15 during a youth baseball game. We're looking for any info, in particular to ID the man in the white shirt/teal shorts. Several people have already been cited in this fight and injuries were reported. pic.twitter.com/ieenhwCrbU

— Lakewood Police (@LakewoodPDCO) June 18, 2019

Police issued four citations for disorderly conduct, but said they are still searching for others involved in the fight.

Police are looking for an adult in a white T-shirt and teal shorts in particular because he can be seen in the video throwing sucker punches at people looking in the other direction. Police said it is unknown if this person is a parent of one of the children in the game.

There were a few minor injuries and one person suffered serious bodily injury, police told ABC News. No details on the injury were available.

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