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Heavy Rain, Local Flooding Along the Central Gulf Coast

A slow moving front will provide the focus for heavy rain and local flooding from the Texas Gulf Coast to the Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama coasts today. The front will shift to the Florida Panhandle and Southeast Tuesday. Severe storms are possible in west Texas, while record warm temperatures spread across the west. Read More >

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Last Map Update: Mon, May. 22, 2017 at 6:26:24 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:
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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