Flooding and Severe Weather Risk Continues This Weekend

More heavy rain will exacerbate flooding in the central and southern U.S. this weekend. In addition, over portions of the Mississippi, Ohio, and Tennessee Valleys, severe thunderstorms are expected. Some storms may produce large hail, damaging winds, and tornadoes. Meanwhile, snow and ice will again affect the Cascades, northern Rockies, upper Midwest, and New England through Sunday.
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Coastal Waters Forecast for Lake Pontchartrain and Lake Maurepas (GMZ530) (Text-Only)
NWS Forecast for: Lake Pontchartrain and Lake Maurepas (GMZ530)
Issued by: National Weather Service New Orleans/Baton Rouge, LA
Last Update: 333 PM CST Sun Feb 25 2018




Tonight: South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest after midnight. Waves 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Showers likely in the evening. Slight chance of thunderstorms through the night. Showers after midnight.

Monday: Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 1 to 3 feet. dominant period 4 seconds. Showers likely and slight chance of thunderstorms in the morning.

Monday Night: East winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds.

Tuesday: East winds near 10 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers through the day. Slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.

Tuesday Night: South winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 foot or less. Dominant period 4 seconds. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

Wednesday: South winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms.

Wednesday Night: Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 1 to 3 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.

Thursday: West winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 1 to 3 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms.

Thursday Night: North winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 3 feet. dominant period 4 seconds.

Friday: North winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

Friday Night: Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet.



Zone Forecast: Lake Pontchartrain and Lake Maurepas (GMZ530)

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