Heavy rains moving in; flash flood watch in effect

New Orleans, La. - The tropical moisture plume/surface trough, which has been dropping heavy amounts of rainfall, has begun to settle over SE Louisiana and Southern Mississippi.

More showers and storms expected today and through the weekend.

The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Watch for most of the area until Sunday morning. Forecasts call for 2-4 inches of rain and locally heavier in some spots.

Tropical development of the surface trough is not expected, but a lot of rainfall is still anticipated.