Flash Flood Watch
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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WATCH...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
923 AM CST THU JAN 19 2017

...HEAVY RAINFALL EXPECTED TODAY...

.ONGOING SHOWERS AND STORMS ARE PRODUCING VERY HEAVY RAINFALL THIS
MORNING. RAINFALL RATES OF 1.5 TO 2.0 INCHES PER HOUR ARE
OCCURRING IN THE HEAVIEST PORTIONS OF THIS LINE OF STORMS. EXPECT
AN ADDITIONAL 2 TO 5 INCHES OF RAINFALL TO OCCUR THROUGH THE
AFTERNOON HOURS WITH THE HIGHEST TOTALS IN AREAS THAT HAVE NOT
SEEN RAINFALL THIS MORNING.

LAZ036-037-039-040-046>050-056>072-MSZ069>071-077-080>082-200000-
/O.COR.KLIX.FF.A.0001.170119T1523Z-170120T0000Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
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-AMITE-PIKE-WALTHALL-PEARL RIVER-HANCOCK-
HARRISON-JACKSON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...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...GILLSBERG...GLOSTER...SMITHDALE...
LIBERTY...MCCOMB...DEXTER...SALEM...TYLERTOWN...CROSSROADS...
MCNEIL...PICAYUNE...BAY ST. LOUIS...WAVELAND...DIAMONDHEAD...
GULFPORT...PASCAGOULA...OCEAN SPRINGS...MOSS POINT...GAUTIER...
ST. MARTIN
923 AM CST THU JAN 19 2017

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST 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...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 AND WEST BATON ROUGE. IN MISSISSIPPI...
  AMITE...HANCOCK...HARRISON...JACKSON...PEARL RIVER...PIKE AND
  WALTHALL.

* UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS EVENING

* A LINE OF THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE ACROSS SOUTHEAST
  LOUISIANA AND COASTAL MISSISSIPPI THAT WILL PRODUCE MODERATE TO
  HEAVY RAINFALL ACROSS THE WATCH AREA. RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 2 TO 5
  INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS ARE POSSIBLE. RAINFALL RATES
  OF 1.5 TO 2 INCHES PER HOUR ARE OCCURRING IN THE HEAVIEST
  PORTIONS OF THE LINE.

* IMPACTS INCLUDE PONDING OF WATER AND FLOODING IN LOW LYING AND
  POORLY DRAINED AREAS.

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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