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Threat of flash flooding continues into Monday for parts of Texas and New Mexico

Conditions will remain favorable for heavy rain and flooding through early Monday in parts of New Mexico and Texas along a stalled front. Isolated locations could receive 1 to 2 inches of additional rainfall. Numerous Flash Flood Watches and Warnings are in effect. The rainfall is forecast to taper off Monday afternoon.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Last Update: 306 PM CDT SUN SEP 21 2014

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Lake Pontchartrain/Lake Maurepas

Marine Zone Forecast





  • SynopsisA COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH THE CENTRAL GULF COAST FROM THE NORTH ON MONDAY AND MOVE ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS MONDAY NIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE WITH COOLER AND DRIER AIR WILL BUILD OVER THE SOUTHEAST U.S. AND GULF COAST IN THE WAKE OF THIS BOUNDARY AND REMAIN IN PLACE THROUGH THURSDAY. LOWER PRESSURE WILL PERSIST OFFSHORE NEAR THE STALLED FRONTAL BOUNDARY.
  • Tonight Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast 5 to 10 knots...then becoming west near 5 knots late. Waves 1 foot or less. Dominant period 2 seconds.
  • Monday Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 foot or less. Dominant period 1 second. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
  • Monday Night Northeast winds near 15 knots. Waves 2 to 3 feet. Dominant period 2 seconds. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening.
  • Tuesday Northeast winds near 10 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 2 seconds.
  • Tuesday Night Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 3 feet. Dominant period 2 seconds.
  • Wednesday East winds near 15 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet. Dominant period 3 seconds. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
  • Wednesday Night Northeast winds near 15 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet. Dominant period 3 seconds. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
  • Thursday East winds near 15 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
  • Thursday Night Northeast winds near 15 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
  • Friday Northeast winds near 15 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
  • Friday Night Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 3 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.



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