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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 12:42:23 pm CDT

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A weak cold front is expected to stall near the coast, leading to a threat of heavy rainfall Today and Tuesday. A Flash Flood Watch is in effect through 7pm Tuesday. 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 through Tuesday, though lighter showers could linger into Wednesday. Storm totals of 4 to 7 inches of rain are expected with locally higher amounts possible. This could lead to localized flash flooding and rises on area rivers. A flash flood watch is in effect through Tuesday evening.
Periods of heavy rainfall will lead to a threat of flash flooding Monday through Tuesday evening. Additional rainfall of 3 to 6 inches is expected across much of the area Monday and Tuesday. When accounting for yesterday's and today's rain, this will bring storm total rainfall to 4 to 7 inches with locally higher amounts.
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