Flood Statement
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WGUS84 KLIX 220204
FLSLIX
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS BATON ROUGE LA
804 PM CST SAT JAN 21 2017

...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in
Louisiana...

  Tickfaw River Near Montpelier affecting St. Helena PARISH

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Forecast crests are based upon rainfall that has occurred along with
anticipated rain for the next 12 hours. Adjustments to the forecasts
will be made if additional heavy rainfall occurs.

Do not drive cars through flooded areas. Remember, two feet of
rushing water can carry away most vehicles including pickups.  Turn
around and don`t drown!

A followup product will be issued later. Stay tuned to NOAA Weather
Radio, local tv and radio stations...or your cable provider, for the
latest information. The latest graphical hydrologic information can
also be found at Weather.Gov.

&&

LAC091-230224-
/O.EXT.KLIX.FL.W.0007.000000T0000Z-170123T0224Z/
/MONL1.1.ER.000000T0000Z.170122T0100Z.170122T2024Z.NO/
804 PM CST SAT JAN 21 2017

...Flood Warning extended until Sunday evening...The Flood Warning
continues for
  The Tickfaw River Near Montpelier.
* UNTIL SUNDAY EVENING.
* At  7:30 PM Saturday the stage was 13.5 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 13.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will remain near 13.5 feet overnight then
  begin to fall. The river will fall below flood stage tomorrow
  early afternoon.
* Impact...At 13.0 feet...The low banks will overflow threatening
  commercial interests near the river with flooding.
* Impact...At 12.5 feet...Forestry and sand and gravel operations will
  be curtailed.

&&

LAT...LON 3088 9061 3088 9074 3061 9070 3061 9057

$$




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