Aug 17, 2010 5:48 PM by Melissa Canone

Tropical Depression 5 is Back in Louisiana

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The tatters of Tropical Depression 5 are back
in Louisiana, bringing flash flood watches to much of Louisiana.
National Weather Service meteorologist Christopher Bannan
(BAN-uhn) says the slow-moving low was north of Baton Rouge by
Tuesday afternoon.
A flash flood watch extended as far southwest as Avoyelles,
Evangeline, Acadia and Vermilion parishes, and as far northeast as
Madison Parish.
The weather service says the system is expected to dump three to
five inches of rain in the southeast and torrential downpours of 2
to 3 inches in a short time farther north on Wednesday, with
locally higher amounts.
It says the threat for heavy rain was expected to end by
Thursday, as the system weakens and moves into Mississippi.


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