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Stormy Western U.S.

An active and complex weather pattern is in store this weekend through next week, as multiple storms track from West Coast to East Coast. The activity starts today as a vigorous system moves through north-central California into the Intermountain West with rain, perhaps a few thunderstorms and heavy mountain snow. This system will move into the Upper Midwest tomorrow with a swath of heavy snow. Read More >

HEAVY RAINFALL ACROSS THE ARKLAMISS REGION MAY 15TH

HEAVY RAINFALL DEVELOPED ACROSS THE REGION FROM WEDNESDAY, MAY 14TH, INTO EARLY AFTERNOON ON THE 15TH. RAINFALL AMOUNTS WERE THE HEAVIEST IN THE NORTHERN PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST LOUISIANA AND SOUTHEAST ARKANSAS EASTWARD TO YAZOO AND HUMPHREYS COUNTIES IN MISSISSIPPI. RAINFALL RANGED FROM 5 TO 8 INCHES.

ANOTHER HEAVY AREA OF RAINFALL DEVELOPED ACROSS NORTHERN SMITH, SCOTT AND NEWTON COUNTIES. RAINFALL RANGED FROM 4 TO 6 INCHES.

RAINFALL ACROSS METROPOLITAN JACKSON AND MERIDIAN RANGED FROM 2 TO 4 INCHES. MOST OTHER SECTIONS OF THE WFO JACKSON FORECAST AREA RECEIVED 1 TO 3 INCHES.

SOME HEAVIER STORM TOTALS:
7.91 IN DELTA NATIONAL FOREST NR HOLLY BLUFF, MS (SHARKEY COUNTY)
6.80 IN LAKE PROVIDENCE, LA (EAST CARROLL PARISH)
6.01 IN BIENVILLE NATIONAL FOREST NEAR FOREST, MS (SCOTT COUNTY)
5.70 IN FOREST, MS (SCOTT COUNTY)
5.63 IN ANGUILLA, MS (SHARKEY COUNTY)
5.30 IN CONEHATTA, MS (NEWTON COUNTY)
5.23 IN EAST OF HOLLY BLUFF, MS (YAZOO COUNTY)
5.21 IN HOLLANDALE, MS (WASHINGTON COUNTY)
5.02 IN BASTROP, LA (MOREHOUSE PARISH)
4.83 IN BELZONI, MS (HUMPHREYS COUNTY)
4.79 IN BEE LAKE NEAR THORNTON, MS (HOLMES COUNTY)
4.68 IN PIONEER, LA (WEST CARROLL PARISH)
4.38 IN LITTLE CALIO LANDING, MS (HUMPHREYS COUNTY)
4.02 IN LITTLE ROCK, MS (NEWTON COUNTY)