More rain expected through Wednesday
Minor Flooding Expected Along Rivers; Tides Continue To Run Above Normal
The National Weather Service has seen some parts of southeast Texas receive 4 to 8 inches of rain today, resulting in street flooding in parts of Jefferson, Orange, Jasper, and Newton counties.
An additional one to three inches of rain is expected tonight through Thursday. The lower rain totals will be in south central Louisiana and the highest numbers will be in southeast Texas. Here is a more descriptive breakdown.
There will be another round of rain starting in southeast Texas Tuesday morning, where they could see an inch of rain during the day on Tuesday. it should be less than what they saw today, but it could cause some additional street flooding in areas of poor drainage.
Wednesday’s rain totals look to be less than Tuesday’s, with less than an inch of rain expected area-wide. Southeast Texas to central Louisiana will see the highest numbers of three quarters of an inch of rain, with less amounts in southwest and south central Louisiana.
Rain will be ending Thursday across the forecast area.
Due to the rainfall, minor river flooding is expected this week on Sabine River near Deweyville to Orange and Calcasieu River near Old Town Bay and Salt Water Barrier.
Due to the strong onshore flow and stormy weather, tides will continue to run above normal and cause minor coastal flooding during high tides. It will also slow down drainage on the rain in parts of Orange county tonight and tomorrow.