NWS - Heavy Rain Update - August 1st 6AM
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WHAT: MARGINAL RISK of Heavy Rain
WHEN: Today through Wednesday
WHERE: All of southeast Louisiana and southern Mississippi
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.
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