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Flash Flooding Concerns Mount in South-Central U.S. With More Rain in the Forecast

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Flooding rainfall is back in the forecast for the south-central U.S., continuing the trend of an exceptionally wet spring.

Who is in the target zone this time around and when can you expect the rain to begin to fall? Read on for all of the details of this soggy forecast.

Heavy Rain Set to Return to the South-Central U.S. by End of the Work Week

It will be a wet end to the week for the south-central portions of the country as another weather maker pushes into the region. The rain will fall across the same general area that picked up significant moisture last week, resulting in a heightened risk of flash flooding.

The rain is forecast to impact a large area of the southern Plains, across to the central Gulf Coast, and up into the lower Mississippi Valley. You can expect this moisture to fire up by the end of the week and linger into the weekend weather forecast.

While this part of the country has enjoyed a stretch of dry weather this week, some grounds are still saturated after the rain that fell earlier in the month. This means that there will be a higher risk of urban flooding and flooding along small streams as waterways experience difficulties containing the additional precipitation.

A zone from northeastern Texas and through Louisiana picked up a month's worth of rain last week. This slow-moving system also dumped rainfall of this magnitude across the southern portions of Mississippi and Alabama before impacting northern Florida.

Some communities saw over a foot of rain out of this weather maker as it stalled out and continued to wreak havoc. For instance, both flooding in Florida and New Orleans were dealing with emergencies as a result of this storm system.


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