FLOOD ALERT: We now sit in the high category for excessive rainfall

Weather Forecasts

Generally 2-4 inches of rain is forecast across SE LA and S MS through Sunday. Locally higher amounts WILL occur. The rain will come in rounds, with isolated to scattered flash flooding possible through the weekend. Be sure to stay weather aware, have multiple ways to receive flash flood warnings, and do not drive through flooded roadways. A Flash Flood Watch remains in effect for nearly all of SE LA and S MS away from the immediate coastal areas of SE LA through Sunday afternoon.

Below are the alarming rain estimates from this past Wednesday to Friday. Such high amounts of rainfall lead local rivers to swell to minor flooding. Stay vigiliant if you live near the Comite, the Amite, or the Tickfaw with the additional forecast rain on the way.

Below are the current river stages of numerous points on the Comite, the Amite, and the Tickfaw. Forecasts are subject to change due to the actual amount of rainfall in the coming hours. Please stay up to date with the included link: https://water.weather.gov/ahps2/index.php?wfo=lix

Keep track of the latest river stages: https://water.weather.gov/ahps2/index.php?wfo=lix

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