The National Weather Service is expecting periods of heavy rain Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Rain totals of 2-4 inches is expected in southeast Texas and 3-6 inches in southwest Louisiana. During the rain, street flooding will be a problem.

While widespread severe weather is not expected, numerous lightning strikes are, so take precautions when lightning is in the area.

Temperatures will be near normal thanks to the rain activity.

 In the tropics, it will be quiet over the next week.