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NWS - Heavy Rain Update - August 1st 6AM

Click HERE, HERE, and HERE for an update concerning the heavy rain threat today through Wednesday.

Overview:

WHAT: MARGINAL RISK of Heavy Rain

WHEN:  Today through Wednesday

WHERE:  All of southeast Louisiana and southern Mississippi

CONFIDENCE: 

  • We are confident there will be scattered thunderstorms across the area each day. We have moderate confidence that a few storms could produce heavy rainfall rates that could lead to localized flash flooding.

  • Confidence in isolated flash flooding increases in the following days, especially in areas that get repeated rounds of showers and thunderstorms.

Impacts:

  • High rainfall rates of 2 to 4 inches/hour are possible in thunderstorms which could lead to localized flash flooding in isolated areas

  • Expect ponding of water in low-lying areas and some potential for localized flash flooding

Additional Information and Resources:

NWS New Orleans Website: www.weather.gov/neworleans

NWS New Orleans DSS Website: https://www.weather.gov/lix/embrief

River Gauges and Forecasts: http://water.weather.gov/ahps2/index.php?wfo=lix

NWS New Orleans Facebook: www.facebook.com/NWSNewOrleans

NWS New Orleans Twitter: https://twitter.com/NWSNewOrleans

Online Weather Reporting: https://www.weather.gov/lix/submit_storm_report

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