Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS New Orleans/Baton Rouge, LA

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Flood Watch
National Weather Service New Orleans LA
347 PM CDT Mon May 22 2017

...Heavy Rain Expected at Times Through Tuesday Morning...

.A cold front that has now moved over the area will meander for
the next 24 hours and will bring multiple rounds of heavy rain to
most of the area Tonight across most of the area, and continuing
Tuesday morning in areas mainly south of I-12 and east of I-59.
Heavy rainfall has already fallen this past weekend resulting in
very saturated grounds. This has primed the area for a threat of
flash flooding through Tuesday morning.

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Pointe Coupee-West Feliciana-East Feliciana-St. Helena-Washington-
Iberville-West Baton Rouge-East Baton Rouge-Ascension-Livingston-
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,
Bayou Sorrel, Plaquemine, White Castle, Port Allen, Addis,
Brusly, Baton Rouge, Gonzales, Donaldsonville, Prairieville,
Denham Springs, Watson, Walker, Amite, Kentwood, Roseland,
Wilmer, Hammond, Robert, Ponchatoula, Centreville, Dolorosa,
Fort Adams, Woodville, Gillsberg, Gloster, Smithdale, Liberty,
McComb, Dexter, Salem, and Tylertown
347 PM CDT Mon May 22 2017

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

The Flash Flood Watch is now in effect for

* portions of southeast Louisiana and southern Mississippi,
  including the following areas, in southeast Louisiana,
  Ascension, East Baton Rouge, East Feliciana, Iberville,
  Livingston, Northern Tangipahoa, Pointe Coupee, Southern
  Tangipahoa, St. Helena, Washington, West Baton Rouge, and West
  Feliciana. In southern Mississippi, Amite, Pike, Walthall, and
  Wilkinson.

* through late tonight

* A stalled front will another round or two of heavy rainfall over
  the watch area. Much of the area has already received heavy
  rainfall over the weekend which has resulted in a saturated
  ground.

* Additional heavy rainfall from thunderstorms is expected to
  produce additional rainfall of 1 to 2 inches, much of which
  could fall in a short period of time. Some locally higher
  amounts are expected. This will result in rapid runoff and
  possible flash flooding. In addition there could be some minor
  river flooding issues as well.

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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St. Tammany-Assumption-St. James-St. John The Baptist-
Upper Lafourche-St. Charles-Upper Jefferson-Orleans-
Upper Plaquemines-Upper St. Bernard-Upper Terrebonne-
Lower Terrebonne-Lower Lafourche-Lower Jefferson-
Lower Plaquemines-Lower St. Bernard-Pearl River-Hancock-Harrison-
Jackson-
Including the cities of Slidell, Mandeville, Covington, Lacombe,
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,
Chauvin, Cocodrie, Dulac, Montegut, Galliano, Cut Off,
Golden Meadow, Leeville, Buras, Pointe A La Hache, Port Sulphur,
Boothville, Venice, Empire, Myrtle Grove, Yscloskey, Crossroads,
McNeil, Picayune, Bay St. Louis, Waveland, Diamondhead, Gulfport,
Pascagoula, Ocean Springs, Moss Point, Gautier, and St. Martin
347 PM CDT Mon May 22 2017

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...

The Flash Flood Watch is now in effect for

* portions of southeast Louisiana and Mississippi, including the
  following areas, in southeast Louisiana, Assumption, Lower
  Jefferson, Lower Lafourche, Lower Plaquemines, Lower St.
  Bernard, Lower Terrebonne, Orleans, St. Charles, St. James,
  St. John The Baptist, St. Tammany, Upper Jefferson, Upper
  Lafourche, Upper Plaquemines, Upper St. Bernard, and Upper
  Terrebonne. In Mississippi, Hancock, Harrison, Jackson, and
  Pearl River.

* through Tuesday morning

* A stalled front will likely bring another round or two of heavy
  rainfall over the watch area. Much of the area has already
  received heavy rainfall over the weekend which has resulted in a
  saturated ground.

* Additional heavy rainfall from thunderstorms is expected to
  produce additional amounts generally between 2 and 3 inches,
  much of which could fall in a brief period of time. Locally
  higher amounts are expected. This will result in rapid runoff
  and possible flash flooding. In addition there could be some
  minor river flooding issues as well.

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.

&&

$$

TD


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