Flash flood watch issued ahead of Wednesday storm system
BATON ROUGE - A flash flood watch was issued ahead of a round of stormy weather expected to move through the area later Wednesday.
Average rainfall amounts over a large area within the watch is likely to range from 2 to 4 inches. Rain rates may be close to 2 inches per hourt times, the National Weather Service reported.
The flash flood watch is issued from late Tuesday until overnight Wednesday, clearing by Thursday morning.
Watch updated forecast reports on TV throughout the day Tuesday and Wednesday. WBRZ broadcasts the most amount of news daily: 5 a.m. - nine weekday mornings; Noon - 1 p.m., 4-4:30, 5-5:30, 6-7 and 10-11 nightly.
Broadcasts and weather information are seen live online HERE.
Click HERE for traffic information about wet road conditions and traffic jams during rainy weather.
Tricky forecast Wednesday, hinging on the position of a weak front... areas N. of I-12 have the best chance for heavy rain, areas S. of I-10 have the best chance for severe weather including gusty wind, hail & an isolated tornado | Details from @NWSSPC: https://t.co/WpncOPPUSS pic.twitter.com/Bi8HCvQOuj— Josh Eachus (@DrJoshWX) March 3, 2020