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Heavy Rain for Parts of Texas & Louisiana; Very Warm Across the Plains and Midwest

Tropical Depression Imelda will bring heavy rainfall to portions of coastal Texas and Louisiana through Thursday. Flash flood watches remain in effect, including for metro Houston. Elsewhere, high pressure and mainly dry weather will bring temperatures as much as 20 degrees above normal from the Central Plains to Upper Midwest. Critical fire weather conditions linger over parts of the Great Basin. Read More >

Overview

Flooding: Moderate to occasionally heavy rain is expected through early Thursday morning. A few thunderstorms are also possible, especially across central and east central WI. Rainfall totals of 1 to 2 inches are expected over a widespread area, with locally higher amounts possible. This is expected to impact all of central to northeastern WI. The heavy rain could lead to urban, rural, river and small stream flooding. If you are in a flood prone area, be prepared for rapidly changing conditions.

Remember, if you come upon a flooded roadway...Turn Around, Do Not Drown!

Marine: ENE-NE winds will gusty through late this evening, reaching up to 20-25 knots, with a few gusts up to 30 knots. Waves of 5 to 8 feet are expected on Lake Michigan and 3 to 6 feet on Green Bay into Thursday.

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