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Flooding Threats in the West and Southeast This Week

Monsoonal storms will continue to generate flash and urban flooding impacts into mid-week from the Intermountain West to the High Plains along the Rocky Mountain Front. Flash, urban, and isolated river flooding impacts are possible through Friday from coastal Virginia to the Georgia Coast as a stalled front brings periods of heavy rainfall to the Coastal Plain. Read More >

The lower Mississippi River Forecast Center is located in Slidell, Louisiana, and is co-located with the New Orleans/Baton Rouge Weather Forecast Office. Our office is open seven days a week, 365 days a year, from 6am to 10pm. During times of active flooding, our office is staffed 24 hours a day.

We provide daily river forecasts for locations on the lower Mississippi River and its tributaries. This includes over 200 forecast locations across a 210,000 square mile area.

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Technical papers written by LMRFC staff