Aug 10, 2016

Gulf Coast Flooding Still a Threat From Florida to Louisiana and Mississippi

Panama City, FL
USA
by
The Weather Channel
Image: The Weather Channel
Image: The Weather Channel

A days-long parade of soaking rain will continue along parts of the Gulf Coast, with the potential for more flash flooding from the Florida panhandle spreading into the Louisiana and Mississippi.

On Tuesday evening, heavy rain flooded roads in Panama City, Florida, forcing some road closures. More than 6 inches of rain has fallen in parts of west-central and northwest Florida since this weekend. At least one location in northwest Florida has measured over a foot of rain

Flood and flash flood watches have been issued for parts of the Gulf Coast, from the Florida panhandle to southeast Louisiana.

An area of low pressure in the upper atmosphere and abundant tropical moisture are the ingredients for this multi-day flood threat