Tropical system to bring heavy rainfall to Louisiana
Posted on 6/20/2017 11:36:00 AM.

Tropical Storm Cindy could drop a foot of rain in southeast Louisiana. State climatologist Barry Keim says the system is expected to make landfall as a tropical storm near the Texas-Louisiana border late Wednesday or early Thursday morning, but the largest rain totals will occur to the east of the storm’s center.

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GOHSEP prepares for potential flash flooding
Posted on 6/19/2017 9:26:00 PM.

Tropical storm conditions are expected to reach the state late today as a disturbance in the central Gulf of Mexico becomes better organized. Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness spokesperson Mike Steele says heavy rains and flash flooding are the biggest threat.

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More heavy rainfall expected in south Louisiana
Posted on 5/22/2017 10:55:00 AM.

Following a weekend of heavy rainfall, the southern half of Louisiana is in for more wet weather today and tomorrow. State Climatologist Barry Keim says a cold front is slowly creeping across the state, bringing with it more rain.

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Louisiana is in for a wet weekend
Posted on 12/2/2016 12:02:00 PM.

Louisiana is in for a wet weekend as the cold front that passed us earlier in the week is turning back toward the state. State Climatologist Barry Keim says we have about three to four wet days in front of us. He says northern parishes can expect to see anywhere from five to seven inches of rain.

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Severe weather and flash flooding expected in Louisiana this week
Posted on 3/7/2016 11:09:00 AM.

A lot of rain will hit Louisiana this week. A flash flood watch has been issued for 23 parishes, mostly on the western side of the state. Brandi Hughes, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Shreveport, says heavy rain will move in tomorrow afternoon.

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Storms cause flash flooding in portions of north Louisiana
Posted on 5/18/2015 10:38:00 AM.
Flash Flood Watches and Warnings have been issued across north Louisiana as heavy rains have pounded the area throughout the morning.  Jason Hansford with the National Weather Service in Shreveport says they've had reports in the Shreveport area of up to six inches of rain this morning.
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