Flood Warning
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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
313 PM CDT FRI AUG 19 2016

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LIVINGSTON LA-WEST BATON ROUGE LA-ST. JAMES LA-
ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST LA-POINTE COUPEE LA-IBERVILLE LA-
EAST BATON ROUGE LA-ASCENSION LA-
313 PM CDT FRI AUG 19 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEW ORLEANS HAS EXTENDED THE

* FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  LIVINGSTON PARISH IN SOUTHEASTERN LOUISIANA...
  WEST BATON ROUGE PARISH IN SOUTHEASTERN LOUISIANA...
  NORTHERN ST. JAMES PARISH IN SOUTHEASTERN LOUISIANA...
  CENTRAL ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST PARISH IN SOUTHEASTERN LOUISIANA...
  POINTE COUPEE PARISH IN SOUTHEASTERN LOUISIANA...
  IBERVILLE PARISH IN SOUTHEASTERN LOUISIANA...
  EAST BATON ROUGE PARISH IN SOUTHEASTERN LOUISIANA...
  ASCENSION PARISH IN SOUTHEASTERN LOUISIANA...

* UNTIL 315 PM CDT SATURDAY

* AT 315 PM CDT...THE ONGOING WIDESPREAD FLOODING FROM LAST WEEK`S
  HISTORIC RAIN EVENT CONTINUES TO IMPACT THE WARNED AREA. AN
  EXPANSE OF BOTTOMLAND FLOODING CLOSE TO LAKE MAUREPAS CONTINUES TO
  PRODUCE BACKWATER FLOODING ON THE LOWER PORTIONS OF AREA
  RIVERS...BAYOUS AND STREAMS. THIS FLOODING IS VERY SLOW TO RECEDE.

  SOME SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE MOVING ACROSS THE WARNED AREA
AND PRODUCING LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL GENERALLY UP TO 1 INCH OVER A
SMALL AREA. THIS WILL CAUSE MINOR RISES TO ANY STANDING WATER.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TURN AROUND...DON`T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLOODING.

STAY AWAY FROM FLOODED AREAS. SNAKES...ALLIGATORS AND OTHER WILDLIFE
THREATS MAY BE PRESENT DUE TO THIS LARGE SCALE FLOODING.

&&

LAT...LON 3100 9166 3085 9166 3084 9156 3092 9156
      3090 9153 3088 9152 3075 9159 3076 9138
      3065 9132 3072 9086 3065 9091 3065 9057
      3033 9046 3021 9055 3028 9030 3008 9042
      3006 9137 3050 9175 3098 9180

$$

24/RR



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