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Monsoon Continues In The West; Heavy Rain Along Gulf Coast

The active monsoon is expected to continue into next week from the Four Corners region and Desert Southwest to the central Rockies. This rainfall may produce flash flooding and debris flows, especially near recent burn scar areas. Locally heavy rain is likely near the Gulf Coast into the Southeast this weekend due to the arrival of a cold front and weak tropical disturbance. Read More >


28-day Mississippi River Forecast Plots

 

These experimental plots were created as a way to display long range (28-day) forecasts which became part of daily operations at LMRFC in November of 2016. The official forecast (2 days of QPF) is displayed along with an experimental, raw model NAEFS-based forecast (16 days of QPF).

 


NEXRAD ZR Relationship Table

 

This table displays the radar reflectivity to rain rate relationships being used by each of the NEXRAD radar sites in the LMRFC area. Local weather forecast offices will change this relationship seasonally and by rainfall event to help improve radar estimates of rainfall.

 


MRMS Rainfall Diagnostics

 

Plots displaying diagnostics for the MRMS radar-only rainfall estimate product. The plots were developed as a tool for monitoring biases in radar-only products.