Flash Flood Watch
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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
403 AM CDT SUN MAY 1 2016

...HEAVY RAIN THREAT CONTINUE THROUGH SUNDAY...

.WIDESPREAD RAINFALL OF 1 TO 3 INCHES ON SATURDAY HAS NEARLY
SATURATED GROUNDS ACROSS THE WATCH AREA. ANOTHER ROUND OF STORMS
TODAY WILL LIKELY YIELD EXCESSIVE WATER RUNOFF AND PRODUCE
FLOODING.

LAZ034>037-039-040-046>050-056>065-071-072-MSZ068>071-012115-
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/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
POINTE COUPEE-WEST FELICIANA-EAST FELICIANA-ST. HELENA-WASHINGTON-
ST. TAMMANY-IBERVILLE-WEST BATON ROUGE-EAST BATON ROUGE-ASCENSION-
LIVINGSTON-ASSUMPTION-ST. JAMES-ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST-
UPPER LAFOURCHE-ST. CHARLES-UPPER JEFFERSON-ORLEANS-
UPPER PLAQUEMINES-UPPER ST. BERNARD-UPPER TERREBONNE-
NORTHERN TANGIPAHOA-SOUTHERN TANGIPAHOA-WILKINSON-AMITE-PIKE-
WALTHALL-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NEW ROADS...LETTSWORTH...LIVONIA...
SPILLMAN...ST. FRANCISVILLE...WAKEFIELD...JACKSON...CLINTON...
FELPS...DARLINGTON...EASLEYVILLE...GREENSBURG...MONTPELIER...
BOGALUSA...ENON...FRANKLINTON...SLIDELL...MANDEVILLE...
COVINGTON...LACOMBE...BAYOU SORREL...PLAQUEMINE...WHITE CASTLE...
PORT ALLEN...ADDIS...BRUSLY...BATON ROUGE...GONZALES...
DONALDSONVILLE...PRAIRIEVILLE...DENHAM SPRINGS...WATSON...
WALKER...PIERRE PART...LABADIEVILLE...PAINCOURTVILLE...CONVENT...
LUTCHER...GRAMERCY...LAPLACE...RESERVE...THIBODAUX...RACELAND...
LAROSE...DESTREHAN...NORCO...METAIRIE...KENNER...
EAST NEW ORLEANS...NEW ORLEANS...BELLE CHASSE...CHALMETTE...
VIOLET...HOUMA...BAYOU CANE...AMITE...KENTWOOD...ROSELAND...
WILMER...HAMMOND...ROBERT...PONCHATOULA...CENTREVILLE...
DOLOROSA...FORT ADAMS...WOODVILLE...GILLSBERG...GLOSTER...
SMITHDALE...LIBERTY...MCCOMB...DEXTER...SALEM...TYLERTOWN
403 AM CDT SUN MAY 1 2016

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST LOUISIANA AND SOUTHERN MISSISSIPPI...
  INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN SOUTHEAST LOUISIANA...
  ASCENSION...ASSUMPTION...EAST BATON ROUGE...EAST FELICIANA...
  IBERVILLE...LIVINGSTON...NORTHERN TANGIPAHOA...ORLEANS...
  POINTE COUPEE...SOUTHERN TANGIPAHOA...ST. CHARLES...ST.
  HELENA...ST. JAMES...ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST...ST. TAMMANY...
  UPPER JEFFERSON...UPPER LAFOURCHE...UPPER PLAQUEMINES...UPPER
  ST. BERNARD...UPPER TERREBONNE...WASHINGTON...WEST BATON ROUGE
  AND WEST FELICIANA. IN SOUTHERN MISSISSIPPI...AMITE... PIKE...
  WALTHALL AND WILKINSON.

* THROUGH THIS EVENING

* ADDITIONAL 1 TO 3 INCHES OF RAIN WITH ISOLATED HIGHER AMOUNTS
  POSSIBLE.

* PRIMARY IMPACTS WILL BE FLASH FLOODING OF LOW LYING LOCATIONS
  ESPECIALLY IN URBAN AREAS WITH POOR DRAINAGE OR ALONG LOW
  LYING RURAL ROADS. FLOODING OF STREAMS...CREEKS AND BAYOUS CAN
  BE EXPECTED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP THAT LEAD
TO FLASH FLOODING. FLASH FLOODING IS A VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION.

YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION
SHOULD FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS BE ISSUED.

&&

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