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Flooding Threat for the Gulf Coast Today

22 Jun 2021, 9:20 am

Heavy rain has been impacting the Gulf Coast over the last few days. First we had Tropical Storm Claudette and now we have a stalling frontal boundary with an abundance of moisture to work with in these areas along the coast. Here is the latest flash flooding forecast.

3 Day Rainfall

So many areas have been impacted by heavy rain along the Gulf Coast the past few days. The highest rainfall has been located around Panama City, Florida.

Flood Alerts

Flash flood watches are in place along the Gulf Coast of Louisiana and Mississippi.  There are areas that have had so much rain recently that it won’t take much to create a flooding risk.

Forecast Rainfall

The additional rainfall in the forecast could exceed 4 inches in some spots and this will be over already very saturated grounds.  Definitely have a plan in place in case you have to head to higher ground!

Flood Dangers

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Matt was born and raised on Long Island, NY.  It was there, that he had his first encounters with extreme weather.  Hurricane Belle struck in 1976.  Matt vividly remembers huddling in a hallway with his family, while the house shook from the ferocious winds.  In 1985, Hurricane Gloria came roaring ashore.  Matt and his father watched, as huge oak trees cracked like twigs in the front yard.  ... Load MoreMatt recalls, "When the trees snapped, it sounded like gunshots".  But it wasn't until college, when Matt married his love of weather with television news.  He met a local TV meteorologist at a Clemson baseball game.  An invitation was extended to tour the TV station in Greenville, SC.  Matt took him up on the offer, and a career was born.  After earning a B.S. in Marketing from Clemson, Matt enrolled in Mississippi State's nationally renowned Broadcast Meteorology Program.  He graduated with high marks, and went on to obtain Television Seals of Approval from the American Meteorological Society.  After 20 years of broadcasting, Matt has covered just about every kind of severe weather event.  But his favorite weather, is still sunshine and 75 degrees.

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