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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
1002 AM CDT SAT APR 30 2016

...MINOR COASTAL FLOODING EXPECTED TODAY...

.PERSISTENT SOUTHEAST WINDS COMBINED WITH ASTRONOMICAL HIGH TIDE
THIS AFTERNOON WILL RESULT IN ELEVATED WATER LEVELS MAINLY ALONG
THE COAST OF SOUTHEAST LOUISIANA AND HANCOCK COUNTY MISSISSIPPI.
THIS WILL RESULT IN THE INUNDATION OF SOME LOW LYING AREAS AS WELL
AS COASTAL... LAKESHORE...AND BAYOU ACCESS ROADWAYS THAT NORMALLY
EXPERIENCE COASTAL FLOODING FROM ABNORMALLY HIGH TIDES.

LAZ040-050-058-060>064-066>070-072-MSZ080-302300-
/O.NEW.KLIX.CF.Y.0006.160430T1502Z-160430T2300Z/
ST. TAMMANY-LIVINGSTON-ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST-ST. CHARLES-
UPPER JEFFERSON-ORLEANS-UPPER PLAQUEMINES-UPPER ST. BERNARD-
LOWER TERREBONNE-LOWER LAFOURCHE-LOWER JEFFERSON-
LOWER PLAQUEMINES-LOWER ST. BERNARD-SOUTHERN TANGIPAHOA-HANCOCK-
1002 AM CDT SAT APR 30 2016

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CDT THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEW ORLEANS HAS ISSUED A COASTAL
FLOOD ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CDT THIS EVENING.

* COASTAL FLOODING...HANCOCK COUNTY MISSISSIPPI COAST AND FROM
  PEARL RIVER TO ATCHAFALAYA BAY...INCLUDING AREAS SURROUNDING
  LAKES PONTCHARTRAIN AND MAUREPAS. AREAS BORDERING LAKE
  PONTCHARTRAIN OUTSIDE OF THE LEVEE PROTECTION WILL LIKELY SEE
  THE MOST INUNDATION.

* TIMING...THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...TIDES AROUND 1 TO 2 FEET ABOVE NORMAL WILL LEAD TO
  INUNDATION OF LOW LYING COASTAL ROADWAYS AND AREAS NOT TYPICALLY
  SUBJECT TO COASTAL FLOODING DURING HIGH TIDES OUTSIDE PROTECTION
  LEVEES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY INDICATES THAT ONSHORE WINDS AND TIDES
WILL COMBINE TO GENERATE FLOODING OF LOW AREAS ALONG THE SHORE.

&&

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