National Weather Service: Flash flooding watch in place for Orange County, extended region
Published 6:59 am Wednesday, August 24, 2022
The National Weather Service is warning Orange County and all Southeast Texas motorists about severe weather concerns for Wednesday.
Thunderstorms are possible with high rainfall rates of 1 to 3 inches or more in an hour, with rainfall totals exceeding 5 inches in some spots where thunderstorms repeat themselves.
A Flood Watch is in place along and north of a Port Arthur to Opelousas line.
A slight risk potential (level 2 out of 4) for excessive rainfall leading to flash flooding for the entire forecast area is in place.
Starting this morning with the potential lasting into the afternoon.