Heavy rain fell across much of the ArkLaTex over the weekend

Heavy rain fell across much of the ArkLaTex over the weekend
Rain fell across most of the area over the weekend with the heaviest amounts around I-30. (Source: KSLA News 12)

SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) - The weekend turned out to be a wet one, but beneficial rain fell in many parts of the ArkLaTex. The most widespread rain fell around the I-30 corridor where a swath of 2-4" was common. In some isolated spots more than 5-6" fell.

Farther south the rain amounts tended to be less past the I-20 corridor, but many places still picked up at least 1-2" with isolated higher totals.

Shreveport set a new single day rainfall record for September 22nd with 3.83″ beating the old record of 2.47″. The heavy rain over the weekend puts September 2018 in the top 10 wettest Septembers ever for the city.

Here’s a sampling of rain amounts from Friday through Sunday that exceeded 2 inches.


2.25″ Ashdown

6.73" Ben Lomond

2.33" De Queen

2.64" Dierks

2.97" Fulton

2.88" Magnolia

3.23" Nashville

2.23" Taylor


3.36″ Barksdale AFB

3.58" Benton

3.50" Bienville

2.96" Blanchard

3.02" Bossier City

2.65" Coushatta

3.74″ Shreveport Downtown Airport

4.22″ Shreveport Regional Airport

2.49" Shreveport-Southern Hills


4.60″ Battiest

3.79" Broken Bow

2.59" Haworth

6.55" Idabel


4.20″ Atlanta

2.18" Carthage

2.00" Center

5.37" Clarksville

2.99" Dekalb

2.48" Gilmer

3.44" Hallsville

3.60" Linden

3.49" Marshall

3.80" Mount Pleasant

4.38" New Boston

3.80″ Texarkana

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