America Just Set a Weather Record That Only Happens Every 500 Years
15 August, 2016
Louisiana declared a state of emergency on Friday. Why? The state is experiencing severe flooding that's left at least three people dead, caused more than 7,000 people to need rescuing from their homes, and sent waist-deep water across the state in a disaster described as "truly historic" and "unprecedented."
theadvocatebr: Aerial photos show Massive flooding in Denham Springs & Baton Rouge areas -- …
Latest statements from NWS New Orleans and NOAA WPC on ongoing heavy rain: Please, please take this seriously.
The National Weather Service description of this weekend's storm couldn't be more accurate.
Radar-indicated 12+" of rain in last 12hrs near Kentwood, LA would be 500-year return period http://hdsc.nws.noaa.gov/hdsc/pfds/pfds_map_cont.html?bkmrk=la …