Post Weather Report From September 5, 2012

September 5: The southwest was encompassed in the monsoon rains yesterday bringing areas of flash flooding to portions of Arizona. Another smaller but large flooding event occurred along the Mississippi Gulf Coast where places in Jackson County received 7inches of rainfall in 2 1/2hours which lead to large flooding problems of already saturated grounds from Isaac-1. The heat persisted in Eastern Texas and into Louisiana and northward into Arkansas as some places felt temps hit the100’s with heat index values well over 105. Another area of strong storms developed along the frontal boundary in Southern Illinois and Indiana and parts of Kentucky These storms had hail and caused wind damage. A more vigorous area of thunderstorms developed back into North Central Texas and portions of Oklahoma where there were multiple reports of hail and wind damage.