National Weather Service details flash flood, weekend rain concern

Published 2:15 pm Friday, June 4, 2021

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The National Weather Service is expecting one to two inches of rain through the weekend for Southeast Texas and central Louisiana.

In addition, Warning Coordination Meteorologist Roger Erickson said a flash flood watch through Sunday evening has been issued for the following parishes in Louisiana: Acadia, Calcasieu, Cameron, Iberia, Jeff Davis, Lafayette, St. Landry, St. Martin, St. Mary and Vermilion.

Two to five inches of rain, with locally higher amounts, is expected in these areas.

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During periods of heavy rain, roads can flood.

If a flash flood warning is issued for the area, stay off the roads, Erickson said.