Finally drying out, no rain until end of the week
Tonight and Tomorrow: Tonight, expect a partly cloudy sky with chilly overnight lows in the upper 40s and low 50s. Monday afternoon, we'll have a mix of sun and clouds with highs in the low to mid 70s.
Our weather pattern will remain quiet for much of the week ahead. A strong cold front will move through the region late Tuesday night, into Wednesday. This front will not bring any rainfall, but will usher in more cool air. High and low temperatures will be below average the next several days. Our next chance for rain will return at the end of the week. Timing right now looks like Friday night and Saturday. Heavy downpours will be possible with the set up late week, so will be something to monitor.
Latest River Stages:
Amite River at Bayou Manchac:
At 10 Feet: Amite River Road and Horseshoe Drive will be impassable. A few homes on Horseshoe Drive will flood. Water will be approaching Kendalwood Road and access to property will be threatened.
At 12 Feet: Kendalwood Road and adjacent property will be inundated. Backwater may flood Bayou Fountain and flood some homes on Burbank Drive. Most secondary roads will be moderately flooded. Amite River Road and Horseshoe Drive will be impassable. A few homes may flood on Horseshoe Drive.
Amite River at Port Vincent:
At 9 Feet: Streets will flood in Port Vincent. There will be minor flooding of residential areas.
At 10 Feet: Increased flow and strong current will affect river traffic. Grays Creek and the main channel of the Amite River will merge. Saint Amant Swamp will be inundated. Streets will flood in Port Vincent. There will be minor flooding of residential areas.
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