National Weather Summary for Thursday, December 1, 2016
by David Moran, on Dec 1, 2016 11:03:55 AM
Heavy snow will continue across portions of Maine on Thursday as an area of low pressure moves away from the region. Excessive rainfall and flooding will be possible for portions of Texas and Louisiana as Gulf moisture moves northward ahead of a storm system developing over Mexico.
Snow is continuing across Northern Maine as an area of low pressure moves out of the region. Snow will continue through Thursday afternoon with snowfall accumulations of 6-10 inches and locally higher amounts in excess of a foot possible.
Major Cities in Region: Bangor, ME
Excessive Rainfall for Portions of Eastern Texas and Louisiana on Saturday
There will be a risk for excessive rainfall leading to areas of flooding across eastern Texas into northern Louisiana on Saturday. A developing low pressure system will bring an influx of deep moisture from the Gulf of Mexico during the day. Widespread showers with embedded thunderstorms are expected for much of the day and evening along a nearly stationary boundary that is forecast to set up along the Texas coast into Louisiana. Rainfall accumulations of 1-3 inches will be likely, with locally higher amounts in excess of 4 inches within the heavier storms.
Major Cities in Region: Houston, TX, Shreveport, LA
Excessive Rainfall Risk Outline for Saturday
A Look Ahead
There will be a potential for excessive rainfall and flash flooding for much of the Lower and Mid Mississippi Valley on Monday as an upper level system moves through the region. Rainfall accumulations of 1-3 inches with locally higher amounts in excess of 4 inches will be possible.
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