Flash flood watch continues


ON YOUR SIDE IN COVINGTON, HEATH ALLEN, WDSU NEWS. JAY GALLE: I DON’T KNOW IF YOU WERE OUTSIDE THIS AFTERNOON, HOPEFULLY YOU WEREN’T. IT WAS ROCKING AND ROLLING. IT IS STARTING TO QUIET DOWN. TORNADO WARNINGS. BEHIND ME YOU CAN SEE IT IS QUIET RIGHT NOW. ONE OF THE MANY PICTURES. THIS IS HAIL FROM EDWARD UP OF TWITTER. THIS IS GOLF BALL-SIZED HAIL. WE HAVE HAD HELD THE SIZE BEING REPORTED OF BASEBALLS. EVERYTHING FROM NICHOLS ALL THE WAY OUT TO BASEBALLS. VERY STRONG STORMS THAT BUBBLED UP AND MOVED ACROSS THE AREA. THIS ONE STARTED HERE ACROSS THE RIVER PARISHES AND CAP — AND TRACK EAST. POTENT AS IT HEADS INTO THE WATERS. OVER 400 LIGHTNING STRIKE STILL ASSOCIATED WITH IT. A LITTLE CLOSER, THE SMOOTHIE KING CENTER. TAKE THE M WITH YOU. I THINK YOU WILL BE OK. TAKE THE UMBRELLA JUST IN CASE. NO RAIN RIGHT NOW. IF YOU ARE CHEERING ON THE PELICANS, THEY WILL NEED HELP TO TAKE ON THE SPURS. THE REST OF THE METRO AREA , AS YOU CAN SEE, NO RAIN TO TALK ABOUT. FURTHER TO THE NORTH, THIS YELLOW IS A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR SOUTHWEST MISSISSIPPI. THIS WAS ON THE NORTH SHORE HERE. NOT SO MUCH ANYMORE. AND WHAT, YOU CAN SEE AT THE BEGINNING OF THIS, LOTS OF THUNDER AND LIGHTNING. HEAVY RAINFALL ACROSS INTERSTATE 55 NEAR KENTWOOD. BE MINDFUL OF THAT. FLASH FLOOD WARNING — WATCH HAS NOW BEEN EXTENDED TO FRIDAY. IT WAS SUPPOSED TO EXPIRE YESTERDAY. THIS AFTERNOON THE WEATHER SERVICE PUSHED INTO FRIDAY. WE ARE STILL EXPECTING HEAVY RAINFALL, ADDITIONAL 1-3 INCHES POSSIBLE. A LITTLE COOLER TEMPERATURES, 77 IN HAMMOND. 73 DEGREES IN THE CASE. WINDS ALL OVER THE MAP RIGHT NOW. FIVE MILES PER HOUR. AN UPPER LEVEL, THIS AREA OF LOW PRESSURE GOES UP AND THEN WE DEVELOP A SOUTHWEST LOW. IN TIME FOR THIS TO DROP DOWN AND KEEP RAIN IN THE FORECAST THROUGH THE WEEKEND. AT LEAST THROUGH SATURDAY. SHOWERS AND STORMS THIS AFTERNOON FLAREUP. 7:00 THIS EVENING, RAIN. RIGHT NOW, NOT SEEING THAT. INTO THE EVENING, WE WILL DROP RAIN CHANCES BACK. BY THE TIME WE GET INTO TOMORROW, BACK IN ONCE AGAIN. STAY WEATHER AWARE. MID-60’S TO RIGHT AROUND 70. SCATTERED SHOWERS WILL DROPPED ISOLATED SHOWERS. UPPER 70’S AND LOWER 80’S. MORE HEAVY RAIN POSSIBILITY. THUNDER AND LIGHTNING TOMORROW. STAY WEATHER AWARE. RAIN AT LEAST THROUGH SUNDAY.

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