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Heavy Rain and Flash Flooding Possible Central Gulf Coast to the Southeast

Locally heavy rain will impact the central Gulf Coast to the Southeast today. Several inches of rain could fall in just a few hours. Severe thunderstorms with damaging winds and hail are possible in the Southeast and south Texas. Strong winds are expected in parts of Montana while near record warmth will increase snowmelt from streams and rivers flowing off the Sierra. Read More >

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Last Map Update: Tue, May. 23, 2017 at 9:55:27 am CDT

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A Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through noon southeast a line from Bogalusa to Hammond to Donaldsonville. Scattered showers and a few thunderstorms still possible through this evening. Much quieter tomorrow and through the rest of the week as we dry out behind the cold front. For forecasts more specific to your local area, please remember to "point and click" on the map on our web page: weather.gov/neworleans
Flash Flood Watch remains in effect for areas mainly southeast of a line from Bogalusa-Hammond-Donaldsonville till noon. Still a small risk of locally heavy rain for those areas. Additional rainfall of 1 to 2 inches are possible through midday today. When accounting for the past 3 days worth of rain, this will bring storm total rainfall to 4 to 7 inches with locally higher amounts.
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