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A Wet Weekend Ahead, Flooding Possible

Friday, December 26, 2014 - 8:37pm

FLOOD WATCH issued Friday night - Sunday afternoon for the entire area. 2-4 inches of rain likely, with locally higher amounts possible.

A slow moving weather system arrives in South Louisiana late tonight and is expected to hang around through most of the weekend. Expect a few showers before midnight tonight, followed by widespread showers and thunderstorms by Saturday morning. The rain will continue until Sunday afternoon/evening. 1-4 inches of rain is likely across the area, with some storms dumping locally higher amounts. There is also the potential for a few strong thunderstorms. The ground is already saturated from the storms earlier this week, so flooding will be possible in many areas. -Meteorologist Rachael Penton

Tonight: Overcast skies with scattered showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Low temperatures in the upper 50s to lower 60s. Chance of rain is 70%.

Tomorrow: Overcast skies with widespread showers and a few thunderstorms. 1-4 inches of rain is possible across the area, with locally higher amounts. High temperatures in the lower 70s. Chance of rain is 100%.

Saturday Night: Continued showers and thunderstorms under cloudy skies. Low temperatures in the lower 60s. Chance of rain is 90%.

Sunday: Cloudy skies with showers and thunderstorms. Rainfall may be heavy times. High temperatures in the mid 60s. Chance of rain is 90%.

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