Aug 14, 2016

Flood Threat Spreads From Texas and Louisiana to the Ohio Valley and Great Lakes Early Week

Watson, LA
USA
by
The Weather Channel
Image: The Weather Channel
Image: The Weather Channel

At least four locations in Louisiana have seen more than 2 feet of rain dating back to last week with the highest amount being 31.39 inches near Watson. Record flooding has been observed on at least seven river gauges in Louisiana.

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After record, historic flooding Louisiana, the heavy rain potential is spreading north and east.

A combination of tropical moisture and a stalled front is the recipe for heavy rain.

Flood watches have been issued for multiple states, from the Gulf Coast to the Ohio Valley and southern Great Lakes