• Downpours Soaking Lower Mississippi Valley

    August 30, 2014; 10:06 AM ET

    Tropical downpours along the coasts of Texas and Louisiana will encompass more of the lower Mississippi Valley through Saturday, creating slowdowns for holiday travelers.

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