Strong storms with flooding possible again today


MARGARET: GOOD MORNING AND GET READY. IT IS GOING TO RAIN TODAY. UNFORTUNATELY, A REAL POTENTIAL FOR FLOODING. WE ALREADY HAVE FLOOD ADVISORIES THAT ARE BEING POSTED. THEY FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR AREA UNTIL 7:00 TONIGHT. HERE’S A LOOK AT THE BIG PICTURE AND IT IS THE SAME SETUP AS YESTERDAY. WHAT YOU HAD YESTERDAY, WELL, THAT’S VERY SIMILAR TO WHAT WE WILL HAVE TODAY. THE FRONTAL BOUNDARY WILL STALL TO THE NORTH. IT IS VERY HUMID OUTSIDE. YOU ONLY HAVE TO LOOK AT MY HAIR TO KNOW THAT. LOOK TO THE NORTH AND WE HAVE GOT THE UPPER LEVEL LOW. THE AIR IS SPLITTING ALOFT. WHAT DOES THAT MEAN? THAT MEANS IT IS GOING TO RISE. WITH PLENTY OF MOISTURE IN PLACE, IT WILL RAIN AND STORM. IN FACT, THAT IS WHAT IS HAPPENING RIGHT NOW. WE HAVE STORM ICONS ALL THE WAY FROM LAKE CHARLES TO BATON ROUGE. ONE INCH HALE HAS BEEN REPORTED. DO YOU SEE ALL THAT LIGHTNING? THAT IS SOME SERIOUS LIGHTING THAT IS OCCURRING. NO PLACE OUTSIDE IS SAFE WHEN THERE IS LIGHTNING. I’VE DRAWN IN A YELLOW LINE. WHAT THAT IS SHOWING IS SOMETHING THAT MEANS YOU WILL HAVE POTENTIAL FOR STRONG WINDS. THE LIGHT GREEN IS INDICATING WHERE YOU HAVE THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH. THE YELLOW IS INDICATING WHERE WE HAVE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNINGS FOR A SENTIENT, IBERVILLE, LIVINGSTON, ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST. THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9:45 A.M. AND THEN YOU HAVE A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING UNTIL 10:00 FOR A SENTIENT, ASSUMPTION, AND ST. JAMES. THIS IS WHERE WE HAVE THE REAL POTENTIAL FOR LARGE HAIL. LARGE HAIL HAS BEEN REPORTED NEAR BATON ROUGE AND WHERE YOU ALSO HAVE THE POTENTIAL FOR THE STRONG WINDS. RAIN AND THUNDERSTORMS ALREADY MOVING I AND YOU CAN SEE IT RIGHT THERE. LET ME ZOOM IN. THERE IS THE STORM RIGHT OVER FRANK O 10 — FRANK ON 10 TOWARD BARNETT DEB. THIS IS TH STORM ON TOP OF LIVINGSTON. IT IS HEADIN TOWARD PAYMENT. 200 LIGHTNING STRIKES IN THE PAST 15 MINUTES. THIS IS THE STORM OVER GONZALES. YOU ARE NOT SA OUTSIDE IN THIS KIND OF WEATHER. I WOULD NOT BE TAKING A SHOWER RIGH NOW, TALKING ON ONE OF THOSE OLD-FASHIONED LAND PHONES, WHICH I STILL HAVE IN MY HOUSE. YOU LOOK TO THE SOUTHWEST OVER THERE BY MORGAN CITY AND YOU HAVE GOT A STRONG STORM. LOOK AT THIS IN 3-D. LET ME TELL YOU. THAT IS SOME HEAVY RAIN. THE POTENTIAL FOR 2-4 INCHES OF RAIN. OR MORE. WE CAN LOOK AT IT FROM 3-D AS WELL. YOU CAN SEE STORMS DEVELOPING BY GALLIANO AND HEADING UP TOWARD NEW ORLEANS. THE OTHER AREA JUST MARCHING TO THE EAST. WHERE THE STORMS CONVERGE IS WHERE YOU CAN OFTEN GET A LITTLE BIT OF A SPIN. WE ARE LOOKING AT THE ZURICH CLASSIC. YOU ARE OK RIGHT NOW, BUT WAIT, LOOK A THIS. JUST YOUR WEST, YES, THOSE ARE SOME BIG STORMS MOVING YOUR WAY. WE CAN GO TO THE FAIRGROUNDS. I HOPE THE WATER HAS TRAINED. MY KIDS WERE OUT THERE YESTERDAY. HERE’S THE BIG PICTURE. HERE COMES THE RAIN MARCHING OUR WAY. LET’S GO REALLY QUICKLY TO OUR LIVE RADAR. I JUST WANT TO SHOW YOU A FEW OF THE STORMS. WE ARE LOOKING AT ONE STORM THAT IS MOVING TOWARDS PONCHATOULA RIGHT AF NOW. I WILL DO A STORM TRACK FOR YOU TO GIVE YOU AN IDEA. IT WIL GIVE YOU AN IDEA THAT IT WILL BE THERE AROUND 10:08 A.M. THERE IS THE STORM MOVING NEAR THE LAKE AND YOU DO NOT WANT TO TH BOATING. IT WILL BE HEADING RIGHT THERE TOWARD RESERVE. IT IS OVER GRANDMA SEE RIGHT NOW. GRAMERCY RIGHT NOW. IT ALL MARCHING TO THE NORTHEAST. THIS IS THE STRONG WHEN I WANT TO POINT OUT TO YOU RIGHT NOW. THIS ONE IS HEADING TOWARD THE WHITE FIELDS, IF YOU KNOW WHERE THAT IS TO. . WE HAVE GOT A WHOLE LOT OF WEATHER, JESSE. JESSE: THIS JUST CHANGED. IT WAS INITIALIZING VERY WELL, BUT AS WE GET THE NEW FORECAST MODEL, IT IS NOT INITIALIZING WELL. WE NOT SEEING ALL THE RAINFALL THAT WE SAW BEFORE. PLENTY OF RAINFALL HEADING INTO THIS AFTERNOON, BUT I HAVE TO BE HONEST WITH YOU THAT THE LIVE RADAR IS SHOWING IT WILL BE A LOT QUICKER THAN THIS. THIS IS SHOWING THAT THE SOUTH SHORE HAS NOT RECEIVED THIS RAINFALL YET. IT WILL GET THE RAINFALL IN NEXT COUPLE OF HOURS. AT THE ZURICH CLASSIC, IT IS FINE NOW. BY THE TIME WE APPROACH THAT NOON HOUR, THOUGH STORMS ARE GOING TO BE APPROACHING THE AVONDALE AREA. AS WE HEAD INTO TOMORROW, WE’RE GOING TO HAVE THAT FRONT PUSHING THROUGH IN THE EVENING HOURS AROUND 6:00 OR 7:00. BEFORE THEN, WE HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO SEE RAINFALL EVEN HEADING INTO TOMORRO YOU SAW THE POTENTIAL FOR ANOTHER LINE OF STORMS TO MOVE THROUGH IN THE EARLY AFTERNOON HOURS. AS WE HEAD INTO LATE TOMORROW AND ON TUESDAY, THE WEATHER WILL START TO IMPROVE AS THE FRONT PUSHES THROUGH. UNFORTUNATELY FOR JAZZ FEST FORECAST TODAY, IT IS GOING TO RAIN. IT IS 100% THAT ARE GOING TO SEE RAINFALL ON THE SOUTH SHORE AND THE NORTH SHORE. WE ARE GOING TO KEEP THAT RAIN IN THE FORECAST, ESPECIALLY INTO THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON HOURS. FOR THE MOST PART, IT IS 100% FOR ALL OF US TODAY. WE WILL ALL SEE RAINFALL AT SOME POINT. TEMPERATURES IN THE 70’S AND LOW 80’S TODAY. SOME OF US M NOT TOUCH THE 80 DEGREE MARK BECAUSE THE CLOUD COVER AND RAINFALL. THE STORMS ARE GOING TO BE LIKELY. WE ARE SEEING SEVERE STORMS RIGHT NOW MOVING TO THE HAMMOND AREA. IT WILL CONTINUE TO MARCH OFF TO THE EAST. IF YOU ARE AND COVINGTON ON MANDEVILLE, YOU WILL SEE THAT STORM INDEX 45 MINUTES OR SO LOWS WILL BE DROPPING TO THE 60’S AND LOW 70’S. TAKE A LOOK AT THE 70 FORECAST. THE UNSETTLED WEATHER STAYS AND FOR TOMORROW, BUT AFTER THAT, THINGS BEGIN TO IMPROVE. THE FRONT MOVES THROUGH AND WE WILL HAVE LOWER TEMPERATURES OF MID UPPER 70’S. SUNSHINE RETURNS B WEDNESDAY AND FINALLY, LOWER HUMIDITY. UNTIL THEN COME A UNSETTLED WEATHER WITH FLASH FLOODING POSSIBLE.

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