Heavy Rainfall, Flooding, And Severe Thunderstorm Threats From The Mid South To The Great Lakes Today And Tonight

A slow moving low pressure system and cold front will bring the potential for severe thunderstorms capable of producing damaging winds and isolated tornadoes from portions of the Mid South to the Midwest and Great Lakes today and tonight. Heavy rainfall could also lead to flooding concerns. The severe weather threat will shift to the Mid Atlantic and Northeast on Wednesday.
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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: 406 PM CDT Tue Sep 25 2018




Tonight: South winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 foot or less. Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms.

Wednesday: South winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers in the morning. Chance of thunderstorms through the day. Showers likely in the afternoon.

Wednesday Night: West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east in the late evening. Waves less than 1 foot. Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms.

Thursday: Southeast winds near 5 knots becoming southwest early in the afternoon, then becoming west late in the afternoon. Waves less than 1 foot. Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers in the morning. Chance of thunderstorms through the day. Showers in the afternoon.

Thursday Night: Northeast winds near 5 knots becoming east in the late evening and early morning, then becoming northeast after midnight. Waves less than 1 foot. Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms.

Friday: Northeast winds near 5 knots. Waves less than 1 foot. Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.

Friday Night: East winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 foot or less. Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.

Saturday: East winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 foot or less. Dominant period 4 seconds. Showers and thunderstorms likely.

Saturday Night: East winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 foot or less. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.

Sunday: East winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 foot or less. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.

Sunday Night: East winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 foot or less. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.



Zone Forecast: Lake Pontchartrain and Lake Maurepas (GMZ530)

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