Flood Statement
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WGUS84 KLIX 060246
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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS BATON ROUGE LA
846 PM CST THU MAR 5 2015

...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in
Louisiana...

The Tangipahoa River Near Robert AFFECTING Tangipahoa Parish
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Forecast crests are based upon rainfall that has occurred along with
anticipated rain for the next 12 hours. Adjustments to the forecasts
will be made if additional heavy rainfall occurs.

Do not drive cars through flooded areas. Remember, two feet of
RUSHING WATER CAN CARRY AWAY MOST VEHICLES INCLUDING PICKUPS. TURN
AROUND AND DON`T DROWN.

A followup product will be issued later. Stay tuned to NOAA Weather
Radio, local tv and radio stations...or your cable provider, for the
latest information. The latest graphical hydrologic information can
also be found at Weather.Gov.

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/ROBL1.1.ER.000000T0000Z.150304T2130Z.150306T0121Z.NO/
846 PM CST THU MAR 5 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Tangipahoa River Near Robert.
* until late tonight.
* At 5:30 PM Thursday the stage was 15.2 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river has already crested and is expected to fall
  below flood stage by 11 PM tonight.
* Impact...At 15.0 feet...Minor flooding near the river.

&&

LAT...LON 3069 9043 3069 9050 3030 9030 3036 9025




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