Forecast: 4-10 inches south of I-10 in Texas
Published 10:48 am Wednesday, June 5, 2019
Some 1-3 inches of rain fell on southeast Texas by midmorning Wednesday and more is on the way.
The National Weather Service in Lake Charles reports that another 1-5 inches is expected through Thursday for east Texas and central Louisiana, while 4-10 inches of rain is expected along and south of the I-10 corridor of southeast Texas, southwest and south central Louisiana.
Expect to see street flooding during periods of heavy rain Wednesday through Thursday, the NWS said. The highest-risk areas were seen in the day 1 excessive rainfall outlook which for Wednesday and Wednesday night, where there is a high chance for flash flooding for southeast Texas, southwest and south central Louisiana. The day 2 excessive rainfall outlook for Thursday continues to highlight south central Louisiana as a moderate threat for flash flooding.
Along the rivers, we are expecting minor river flooding along Pine Island Bayou near Sour Lake and Bevil Oaks, the Neches River from Evadale down to the Salt Water Barrier, the Sabine River near Deweyville, and the Calcasieu River at Old Town Bay, Salt Water Barrier and Sam Houston Jones State Park.
A coastal flood advisory continues for tides running from one to 1 1/2 feet above normal. During periods of high tides expect to see some minor coastal flooding, forecasters said.