Heavy Rain Update - Monday, October 4th 6 AM
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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.
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: email@example.com.