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Heavy Rain Threat Along Central Gulf Coast and in the Pacific Northwest

Locally heavy rainfall and flash flooding remains likely along the central Gulf Coast into the weekend from southeast Louisiana to the Florida Panhandle. A strong cold front will bring heavy rain and some high elevation snow with the arrival of cooler temperatures to the Northwest through the weekend. Widespread elevated fire threat possible from the Great Basin into the northern/central Plains. Read More >

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Important Disclaimer

The following graphics are experimental and not an official forecast product. The graphics were created to display diagnostics for the MRMS radar-only rainfall estimate product. The plots were developed as a tool for assessing potential biases in data that has not been adjusted using rain gauges.


Experimental products may not always update in a timely manner and may be discontinued at a future date. Experimental products may not always reflect accurate, quality controlled information and should be used with caution.

 

Image showing bias correction factor for the MRMS Q3 radar-only rainfall estimate compared to RFC gauge bias-corrected estimates.

Image showing difference between the MRMS Q3 radar-only rainfall estimate and the RFC gauge bias-corrected estimate, in inches.

Image showing bias correction factor for the MRMS Q3 radar-only rainfall estimate compared to RFC gauge bias-corrected estimates.

Image showing difference between the MRMS Q3 radar-only rainfall estimate and the RFC gauge bias-corrected estimate, in inches.