The coming week will be a wet one as the ground in Natchitoches Parish is already saturated, which means flooding is a concern. Stay informed and check weather.gov for local hazards!
Hazardous Weather Outlook Tuesday through Sunday…
Showers and thunderstorms will return to the region beginning Tuesday and continue through the remainder of this week and into the weekend. Some of this rainfall will be heavy at times with a flash flooding threat, especially Wednesday into Thursday with the threat of severe weather also increasing as a strong upper level disturbance shifts across the region. With severe weather, tornadoes, large hail, and damaging winds will be possible Wednesday and again Thursday.
Excessive heavy rainfall will cause additional rises on area lakes, rivers, creeks, bayous and reservoirs. The threat of flash flooding will continue through the weekend with upwards of four to eight inches of rainfall and some isolated higher amounts possible through Sunday.
SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT:
Activation of emergency management personnel…amateur radio operators…and storm spotters may be needed Wednesday and Thursday.