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Flash flood watch issued for Alabama Gulf coast

Flash flood watch issued for Alabama Gulf coast

Both of our most reliable computer models are now on board with indicating 4 to 5 inches of rain across Southwest Louisiana by Sunday with areas east seeing way more than that!

Miller said flooding closed at least 40 roads in the northern part of the parish. This morning, water built up on an interstate, causing heavy delays in traffic.

Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards declared a state of emergency Friday for the entire state of Louisiana as a result of severe weather.

Heavy rain is expected to continue Friday and begin tapering off early Saturday.

Only essential personnel, those traveling to and from work and for emergency situations, will be allowed on Tangipahoa Parish roadways during the curfew, they said.

Mississippi officials say roads are closed and water was nearing homes in the Osyka, just north of the Louisiana-Mississippi state line.

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Meteorologist Alek Krautmann at the weather service office in Slidell, Louisiana, said the MS town of Gloster, in Amite County has received almost 10 inches of rain since Thursday night.

While the heaviest rain threat today continues to reside over the southeastern part of the state so far, we'll be in store for a return of the tropical downpours this afternoon as temperatures continue to heat up and storms develop to our north, dropping into Southwest Louisiana through the afternoon.

A flood watch remains in effect until Saturday across most of south Louisiana.

In the Mobile area, forecasters expected an additional 2.2 inches of rain to fall on Friday, with higher amounts possible in some areas, according to the weather service's projections.

"The potential for heavier rainfall increases closer toward the coast", the weather service said in a morning update.


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