Severe weather Wednesday afternoon and heavy downpours Wednesday night dumped excessive rainfall in many parts of the ArkLaTex and caused widespread flooding. Multiple rounds of rain and storms coming over the next couple of days will lead to additional flooding as the ground can’t soak up any more rain.
Rain amounts through Saturday are expected to range between 3-5″ around and south of I-20. Lower totals of 1-2″ are anticipated toward the I-30 corridor.
A Flash Flood Watch is in effect for most of the ArkLaTex south of I-30 through Saturday evening.
Here are some of the rain totals from across the area since Wednesday:
5.53″ Bossier City
5.15″ Shreveport (Downtown Airport)
4.70″ Plain Dealing
4.61″ Bossier City (Barksdale AFB)
3.51″ Shreveport Regional Airport
2.91″ Shreveport (Southern Hills)
3.06″ Mount Pleasant
1.08″ De Queen
The KSLA First Alert Weather Team is your First Alert on the potential for more heavy rain and flooding through the weekend. Here’s how you can stay up to date with the latest forecast: