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Heavy Rain Update - Monday, October 4th 6 AM

Click HERE, HERE, and HERE for an update concerning the heavy rain threat today and Tuesday.

Overview:

WHAT: MARGINAL RISK of Heavy Rainfall.

WHEN: Today through Tuesday.

WHERE: Generally along and east of I-59 and across parts of southeastern LA today, shifting east to coastal Mississippi on Tuesday.

CONFIDENCE: We are confident there will be numerous showers and thunderstorms across central and eastern parts of the area today and tomorrow, with some storms producing areas of minor flooding.

Impacts:

  • High rainfall rates could lead to ponding of water in low-lying areas and some potential for localized flash flooding.

  • The threat of ponding or localized flooding will be greater in areas where debris from Hurricane Ida continues to block normal drainage

Additional Information and Resources:

NWS New Orleans Website: www.weather.gov/neworleans

NWS New Orleans DSS Website: https://www.weather.gov/lix/embrief

River Gauges and Forecasts: http://water.weather.gov/ahps2/index.php?wfo=lix

NWS New Orleans Facebook: www.facebook.com/NWSNewOrleans

NWS New Orleans Twitter: https://twitter.com/NWSNewOrleans

Online Weather Reporting: https://www.weather.gov/lix/submit_storm_report

Request for information:

Please relay any reports of flash flooding to our office as soon as possible.  You can send reports via NWSChat or by phone.  If emailing pictures, please send them to: sr-lix.forecasters@noaa.gov.

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