Flash Flood Watch
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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
443 PM CDT SAT APR 30 2016

...HEAVY RAIN THREAT CONTINUE THROUGH SUNDAY...

.WIDESPREAD RAINFALL OF 1 TO 3 INCHES TODAY HAVE NEARLY SATURATED
GROUNDS ACROSS THE WATCH AREA. A SECOND ROUND STORMS WILL LIKELY
YIELD EXCESSIVE WATER RUNOFF AND PRODUCE FLOODING. THEREFORE...THE
FLASH FLOOD WATCH HAS BEEN EXTENDED THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON.

LAZ034>037-039-040-046>050-056>058-071-072-MSZ068>071-010945-
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/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
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-
NORTHERN TANGIPAHOA-SOUTHERN TANGIPAHOA-WILKINSON-AMITE-PIKE-
WALTHALL-
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...AMITE...KENTWOOD...
ROSELAND...WILMER...HAMMOND...ROBERT...PONCHATOULA...
CENTREVILLE...DOLOROSA...FORT ADAMS...WOODVILLE...GILLSBERG...
GLOSTER...SMITHDALE...LIBERTY...MCCOMB...DEXTER...SALEM...
TYLERTOWN
443 PM CDT SAT APR 30 2016

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS NOW IN EFFECT FOR

* PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST LOUISIANA AND SOUTHERN MISSISSIPPI...
  INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN SOUTHEAST LOUISIANA...
  ASCENSION...ASSUMPTION...EAST BATON ROUGE...EAST FELICIANA...
  IBERVILLE...LIVINGSTON...NORTHERN TANGIPAHOA...POINTE COUPEE...
  SOUTHERN TANGIPAHOA...ST. HELENA...ST. JAMES...ST. JOHN THE
  BAPTIST...ST. TAMMANY...WASHINGTON...WEST BATON ROUGE AND WEST
  FELICIANA. IN SOUTHERN MISSISSIPPI...AMITE... PIKE...WALTHALL
  AND WILKINSON.

* THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON

* ADDITIONAL 1 TO 3 INCHES OF RAIN WITH ISOLATED HIGHER AMOUNTS
  POSSIBLE.

* PRIMARY IMPACTS WILL BE FLASH FLOODING OF LOW LYING LOCATIONS
  ESPECIALLY IN URBAN AREAS WITH POOR DRAINAGE OR ALONG LOW
  LYING RURAL ROADS. FLOODING OF STREAMS...CREEKS AND BAYOUS CAN
  BE EXPECTED.

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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