Heavy Rain to End the Week

May 1st, 2013 at 7:12 pm by under FOX10 Stormtracker Weather

futurecastAn upper low over s’west Louisiana moves slowly east towards the Central Gulf Coast into Thursday. This feature is combining with abundant Gulf moisture to produce impressive rains. Doppler Radar estimates show up to 6″ have fallen over parts of George County in the last 24hrs.  A Flash Flood Watch is in effect for parts of our area through Thursday. Flood warnings have also been issued this evening for George County. While heavy rain is a threat, widespread severe weather is not expected. Several tornado warnings were issued this evening, with no confirmation of tornadoes in the warned area. Nickle to quarter size hail was reported in Daphne around 2pm. Expect rain chances to remain very high until the surface cold front clears the area early Saturday morning.

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