HEAVY RAINFALL EXPECTED IN THE GULF COAST REGION OF THE SOUTH-CENTRAL UNITED STATES! (credit: NWS Weather Prediction Center)
DISCUSSION: As a low-pressure system currently positioned over the Rocky Mountains as it begins to slowly push off to the east with time. As it slowly heads eastward with over the next couple of days, a plethora of tropical moisture will be drawn into the South-Central United States courtesy of the "Maya Express" (i.e., the conveyor belt of tropical moisture whose origins lies in the Gulf of Mexico or Caribbean) which will increase the potential for heavy rainfall production. The greatest threat for continued heavy rainfall (in addition to the heavy rainfall already in progress at this time) is illustrated in the outlined region below as discussed by the NWS Weather Prediction Center. Click here for more information on this and other high-impact weather across the contiguous United States, Canada, and Mexico!