First tropical storm of season could hit Southeast with 7 inches of rain over ...

A large portion of the United States may have wet weather to contend with over Memorial Day weekend, and conditions could develop into the season's first tropical storm.

Heavy rains from the Gulf of Mexico are currently causing flooding in the Southeast, The Weather Channel reported. 

The conditions have a 60 per cent chance of becoming a subtropical or tropical system by Monday, according to The National Hurricane Center.

Even if the weather system doesn't escalate to tropical storm status, the rain is forecast to continue.

A large portion of the United State may have wet weather to contend with over Memorial Day weekend, as rain continues and conditions may develop into the season's first tropical storm. Barrett Maddox and her son, Brighton, 6, check out a vehicle stuck in floodwater near the intersection of Gayton Road and Cedarbluff Drive in Herico, Virginia, on Friday

A large portion of the United State may have wet weather to contend with over Memorial Day weekend, as rain continues and conditions may develop into the season's first tropical storm. Barrett Maddox and her son, Brighton, 6, check out a vehicle stuck in floodwater near the intersection of Gayton Road and Cedarbluff Drive in Herico, Virginia, on Friday

Rain has been falling across America, with Arlington, Virginia catching 1-2 inches in about an hour on Tuesday. 

In Fort Collins, Colorado, streets were filled with hail and soaked in a downpour of heavy rain in a time span of less than 60 minutes on Tuesday.

South Florida may accumulate as much as 7 inches (18 centimeters) of rain through the weekend.

Some areas in the Sunshine State had more than 14 inches (35 centimeters) of rain over the last 10 days. 

Images captured showed parts of River Drive in Valrico, Florida, flooded due to the heavy rain over the last few weeks, causing the Alafia River to spill its banks on Monday.

A piece of exercise equipment was spotted partially submerged where a lawn used to be in , Florida on the same day.

Roadways had to be repaired after being washed away from flash flooding over the past two weeks in Brunswick, Maryland. 

On Thursday, workers repair the roadway that was washed away by Little Catoctin Creek during flash floods earlier in the week in Brunswick, MD

On Thursday, workers repair the roadway that was washed away by Little Catoctin Creek during flash floods earlier in the week in Brunswick, MD

A piece of exercise equipment lies partially submerged Monday in Hollywood, Florida

A piece of exercise equipment lies partially submerged Monday in , Florida

The conditions have a 60 per cent chance of becoming a subtropical or tropical system by Monday, according to The National Hurricane Center

The conditions have a 60 per cent chance of becoming a subtropical or tropical

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