Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
546 PM CST FRI DEC 26 2014

GMZ530-532-534-536-538-550-552-555-557-570-572-575-577-LAZ034>037-
039-040-046>050-056>072-MSZ068>071-077-080>082-271200-
LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN AND LAKE MAUREPAS-MISSISSIPPI SOUND-
LAKE BORGNE-CHANDELEUR SOUND-BRETON SOUND-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT FOURCHON TO LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER OUT
20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM THE SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER
TO PORT FOURCHON OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BOOTHVILLE LA TO THE SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE
MISSISSIPPI RIVER OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PASCAGOULA MS TO STAKE ISLAND LA OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT FOURCHON TO LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM THE SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER
TO PORT FOURCHON FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM STAKE ISLAND LA TO THE SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE
MISSISSIPPI RIVER FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PASCAGOULA MS TO STAKE ISLAND LA FROM 20 TO
60 NM-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-WILKINSON-AMITE-PIKE-WALTHALL-PEARL RIVER-
HANCOCK-HARRISON-JACKSON-
546 PM CST FRI DEC 26 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST
LOUISIANA...SOUTH MISSISSIPPI AND THE ADJACENT COASTAL WATERS.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

A FLOOD WATCH IS IN EFFECT AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT. THE ONSET OF AN
EXTENDED PERIOD OF MODERATE TO HEAVY RAINFALL TONIGHT WITH SOME
ACCUMULATIONS AROUND 1 INCH BY DAYBREAK.

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FOR
INCREASING SOUTHERLY WINDS AND BUILDING SEAS. SMALL CRAFT SHOULD
EXERCISE CAUTION IN THE SOUNDS TONIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

A FLOOD WATCH FOR SATURDAY AND MUCH OF SUNDAY. RAINFALL
ACCUMULATIONS WILL AVERAGE BETWEEN 3 AND 5 INCHES ACROSS THE WATCH
AREA BY SUNDAY EVENING WITH SOME LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS 6 TO 10
INCHES POSSIBLE. WITH RECENT RAINFALL AND DORMANT VEGETATION
THERE COULD BE EXCESS RUNOFF LEADING TO A FEW FLOODING CONCERNS
ALONG WITH POSSIBLE RIVER FLOODING ISSUES.

IN ADDITION TO THE HEAVY RAIN A FEW THUNDERSTORMS COULD BECOME
STRONG TO MARGINALLY SEVERE WITH THE MAIN THREATS BEING
STRONG GUSTY WINDS OF 50 TO 60 MPH AND CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

THE ACTIVATION OF STORM SPOTTERS...HAM RADIO OPERATORS...AND
EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT PERSONNEL IN SUPPORT OF SEVERE WEATHER
OPERATIONS IS NOT ANTICIPATED THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

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