Bruce: High rain chances this weekend come with a flash flood watch

Published: Jun. 3, 2021 at 10:14 AM CDT|Updated: Jun. 4, 2021 at 11:33 AM CDT
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NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - This weekend rain chances ramp up even higher as rain totals will likely be in the 1-3 inch range with isolated 4-6″. For this reason, a flash flood watch is now in effect through Sunday evening at 7pm. For the next 5 to 6 days , rain chances will remain higher that the average typical June pattern. Any one of there showers or storms could cause brief downpours. Otherwise, it will be typically warm and humid.

An area of low pressure moving out of Texas could bring extra stormy conditions by the weekend and possibly into next week. Extra storm activity looks most likely Sunday and Monday. Heavy rain and flooding will be the biggest threat.

Storms could linger into Tuesday of next week with less storminess by midweek.

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