Heavy rain, flooding target Louisiana, Mississippi as Dallas reels from downpours

Six to 10 more inches is expected over the next two days. 

August 23, 2022, 3:51 PM

As Dallas reels from deadly flooding, the downpours are now moving east.

The heaviest rain Tuesday afternoon is in northern Louisiana and into Jackson, Mississippi, where flash flooding is likely.

PHOTO: People stand next to a vehicle sitting in flood waters, along a street in Dallas, on Aug. 22, 2022, in a handout photo provided by the Dallas Police Depart. Heavy rains were causing havoc in parts of Texas.
People stand next to a vehicle sitting in flood waters, along a street in Dallas, on Aug. 22, 2022, in a handout photo provided by the Dallas Police Depart. Heavy rains were causing havoc in parts of Texas, as forecasters predicted more precipitation throughout the southern part of the United States for the rest of the week.
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Archibald, Louisiana, has recorded over 8 inches of rain so far while Garden City, Mississippi, saw 7.2 inches.

Several spots in Mississippi broke daily rainfall records on Monday, which could happen again on Tuesday.

The forecast shows the heaviest rain falling in northeast Louisiana and central Mississippi, where 6 to 10 inches is expected over the next two days. 

This comes after downpours pounded the Dallas region Sunday night and Monday, at one point reaching 3.01 inches of rain in one hour.

A state of disaster was declared Monday night in Dallas County as officials announced that a 60-year-old woman died when her car was swept away in floodwaters.

PHOTO: Residents and their dogs navigate floodwaters after heavy flooding in the Dallas metro area submerged roads and entire neighborhoods, in Seagoville, Texas, Aug.22, 2022, in this still image taken from video.
Residents and their dogs navigate floodwaters after heavy flooding in the Dallas metro area submerged roads and entire neighborhoods, in Seagoville, Texas, Aug.22, 2022, in this still image taken from video.
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PHOTO: A car floats in a flooded road in the Glenview at Big Fossil Creek area in Texas, in an image provided by the City of North Richland Hills via Twitter.
A car floats in a flooded road in the Glenview at Big Fossil Creek area in Texas, in an image provided by the City of North Richland Hills via Twitter.
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East Dallas recorded a whopping 15.31 inches of rain. Dallas Fort Worth International Airport saw 9.19 inches of rain over 24 hours -- the highest in 90 years.

Dallas/Fort Worth set a new record for its wettest August since records began in 1899.

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has signed a disaster declaration for 23 counties.

ABC News' Kenton Gewecke and Melissa Griffin contributed to this report.

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