A slow-moving storm system will bring heavy rain and thunderstorms to parts of Texas and the lower Mississippi Valley through much of this week.
An area of flooding rain and gusty thunderstorms will be focused over eastern Texas and Oklahoma on Tuesday, impacting cities such as Dallas, San Antonio and Oklahoma City.
Anyone traveling in this area following the Memorial Day weekend should expect delays, especially due to the higher volume of holiday travelers on the roads and at the airports.
Blinding downpours can lead to slow traffic and possibly even road closures in areas along the I-35, I-45, I-10 and I-20 corridors.
The axis of heavy rain is forecast to slowly shift eastward on Wednesday and Thursday, focusing around far eastern Texas, Arkansas, Louisiana and western Mississippi.
Flooding concerns will mount through Thursday as parts of Texas, Arkansas and Louisiana are hit with flooding rain and gusty thunderstorms several days in a row.
Rainfall amounts between 2 and 4 inches are expected over a large area with locally higher amounts topping 6 inches.
Major flooding may occur as lakes and rivers fill to their brims due to the high influx of rain water.
Anyone that lives in close proximity to a creek or river, or in a low-lying area should prepare for the possibility of major flooding.
The threat of flooding may continue into the beginning of the upcoming weekend with showers and thunderstorms forecast to linger around the area.
With the ground saturated with water and rivers and streams already running above normal, it will not take much to spark flash flooding.
For the latest of flood watches and warnings, check with the AccuWeather.com Severe Weather Center.
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