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Heavy Rain, Local Flooding from Gulf Coast to Southern Mid-Atlantic

A slow moving front will provide the focus for locally heavy rain from the Gulf Coast and Southeast states to the southern Mid-Atlantic on Tuesday. Localized flash flooding will be possible with the heavier thunderstorms. Also, some of these thunderstorms could produce damaging wind gusts in parts of the Southeast on Tuesday. Read More >

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Last Map Update: Mon, May. 22, 2017 at 11:58:24 pm CDT

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A stationary front will remain over the outlook area through Tuesday. Another cold front over the Plains will push southeast Tuesday and overtake the stationary front Tuesday night. The threat of heavy rainfall will exist through midday Tuesday. Rain chances will decrease Tuesday afternoon through Wednesday. Cool and dry conditions are expected late Wednesday and Thursday. For forecasts more specific to your local area, please remember to "point and click" on the map on our web page: weather.gov/neworleans
Periods of heavy rain will be possible overnight, though lighter showers could linger into Wednesday. Additional rainfall amounts of 1 to 3 inches are expected with locally higher amounts possible, especially south of Interstate 10. This could lead to localized flash flooding and rises on area rivers. A flash flood watch is in effect overnight.
Periods of heavy rainfall will lead to a threat of flash flooding overnight. Additional rainfall of 1 to 3 inches is expected overnight. When accounting for weekend rain and expected overnight rain, this will bring storm total rainfall to 4 to 7 inches with locally higher amounts.
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