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
254 AM CDT Thu Jun 29 2017

...HEAVY RAINS POSSIBLE TODAY ACROSS THE AREA...

.The combination of high moisture levels and a stationary front
will allow for shower and thunderstorm development this morning
and through the afternoon hours across the area. Some of these
storms could be very efficent rainfall producers, leading to flash
flooding in some areas.

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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-
Lower Terrebonne-Lower Lafourche-Lower Jefferson-
Lower Plaquemines-Lower St. Bernard-Northern Tangipahoa-
Southern Tangipahoa-Pearl River-Hancock-Harrison-Jackson-
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,
Chauvin, Cocodrie, Dulac, Montegut, Galliano, Cut Off,
Golden Meadow, Leeville, Buras, Pointe A La Hache, Port Sulphur,
Boothville, Venice, Empire, Myrtle Grove, Yscloskey, Amite,
Kentwood, Roseland, Wilmer, Hammond, Robert, Ponchatoula,
Crossroads, McNeil, Picayune, Bay St. Louis, Waveland,
Diamondhead, Gulfport, Pascagoula, Ocean Springs, Moss Point,
Gautier, and St. Martin
254 AM CDT Thu Jun 29 2017

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

The National Weather Service in New Orleans has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch FOR portions of southeast Louisiana and
  Mississippi, including the following areas, in southeast
  Louisiana, Ascension, Assumption, East Baton Rouge, East
  Feliciana, Iberville, Livingston, Lower Jefferson, Lower
  Lafourche, Lower Plaquemines, Lower St. Bernard, Lower
  Terrebonne, 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 Mississippi, Hancock, Harrison, Jackson, and Pearl River.

* Through this evening

* Rainfall amounts of 1-3 inches are possible across the area this
  morning and through the afternoon hours. Some of the storms
  could become heavy and lead to isolated heavier amounts.

* Impacts include localized flash flooding from excessive rainfall
  as well as the possibility of rises along area streams and
  rivers.

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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