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Heavy Rain From East Texas to the Central Gulf Coast; Lower Mississippi Valley

Showers and thunderstorms, heavy at times, are expected from south Texas to the central Gulf coast and the lower Mississippi Valley through the weekend. Heavy rain will also spread into the Pacific and interior Northwest, with snow in the higher elevations of the Cascades. Snow will also impact the northern Great Lakes and northern New England at times. Read More >

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Last Map Update: Sat, Dec. 3, 2016 at 12:43:32 am CST

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Periods of moderate to at times, heavy rainfall, is expected Saturday through Monday across much of the region. The potential for heavy rain will occur Saturday and Saturday night over East Texas and North Louisiana, and possibly again Monday. Minor flooding of low lying, poor drainage areas will be possible this weekend, as widespread rainfall amounts of 2 to 5 inches is expected with isolated higher amounts in excess of 7 inches mainly across Deep East Texas and Westcentral Louisiana.
Rain will continue to quickly increase across the region tonight, and persisting areawide through Saturday. Low temperatures tonight will range from the mid to upper 40s, with high temperatures Saturday not rising much during the day, ranging from the upper 40s to near 50 degrees.

 

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