Updated Flood Forecast for the South; 7pm Tuesday

The forecast below is still valid. However, during the night (till 6am Wednesday) there is a moderate risk of flash floods in the red area.
Parts of the red area have already had 7" of rain.


Here is the updated flood outlook from the National Weather Service:
The dark blue area is where "considerable" flooding is expected. The light blue area is where "limited" flooding is forecast. The timing is from now to Friday. 

The dots represent forecast stages on the major rivers. Orange is minor flooding and red is moderate flooding. 

For the last three days ending at 2pm, there are isolated six inch amounts to the north and south of I-20 in Texas (just west of Shreveport). That is enough to create flooding by itself. 

Additional rain is occurring in the area as of 2:42pm. 

Parts of that area around Shreveport are already under a flash flood warning (green polygon).

Unfortunately, more rain is on the way. Below is the rainfall amount forecast from 6pm this evening until 6pm Friday. An additional seven inches is likely in the amber area (southwest Louisiana) within the orange (5-7") amounts are forecasted. 

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