Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS New Orleans/Baton Rouge, LA
FLUS44 KLIX 300854 CCA
Hazardous Weather Outlook...CORRECTED
National Weather Service New Orleans LA
354 AM CDT Sun Apr 30 2017
Lake Pontchartrain and Lake Maurepas-Mississippi Sound-
Lake Borgne-Chandeleur Sound-Breton Sound-
Coastal Waters from Port Fourchon LA to Lower Atchafalaya River
LA out 20 nm-
Coastal waters from the Southwest Pass of the Mississippi River
to Port Fourchon Louisiana out 20 NM-
Coastal Waters from Boothville LA to Southwest Pass of the
Mississippi River out 20 nm-
Coastal waters from Pascagoula Mississippi to Stake Island out
Coastal waters from Port Fourchon Louisiana to Lower Atchafalaya
River LA from 20 to 60 NM-
Coastal waters from Southwest Pass of the Mississippi River to
Port Fourchon Louisiana from 20 to 60 NM-
Coastal Waters from Stake Island LA to Southwest Pass of the
Mississippi River from 20 to 60 nm-
Coastal waters from Pascagoula Mississippi to Stake Island
Louisiana out 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-
354 AM CDT Sun Apr 30 2017
This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of Southeast
Louisiana...South Mississippi and the adjacent coastal waters.
.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight
A Tornado watch is in effect for portions of the forecast area.
See website for more information.
Strong to severe thunderstorms are possible today. A slight risk
of severe weather exists today for all of the forecast area. All
modes of severe weather is possible today. Heavy rainfall will be
the highest concern with these strong to severe thunderstorms.
Expect rainfall of 2 to 4 inches to occur with locally higher
amounts. Rainfall will occur quickly with these thunderstorms as
rainfall rates could be on the order of 1.5 to 2.5 per hour. See
website for more details.
A Coastal Flood Advisory will be in effect through this evening
for all coastlines in southern Mississippi and southeast
Louisiana. Persistent strong onshore winds are likely to produce
tide levels 1 to 2 feet above normal during afternoon high tide
periods both today and Sunday.
A Wind Advisory has been issued for the entire area today through
this evening. Wind speeds are expected to increase 20 to 30 mph
with gusts to 35 to 40 mph.
Strong winds will be present over the coastal waters. Small Craft
Advisories have been issued for portions of the waters. Expect
the strong winds to continue through tonight.
.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Monday through Saturday
A second period of thunderstorms and heavy rain will be possible
across the area Wednesday or Thursday of next week.
.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...
Spotter activation may be requested Today.