Flood Statement
Issued by NWS New Orleans/Baton Rouge, LA

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
257 PM CDT TUE AUG 23 2016

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IBERVILLE LA-EAST BATON ROUGE LA-ASCENSION LA-
257 PM CDT TUE AUG 23 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEW ORLEANS HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  EAST CENTRAL IBERVILLE PARISH IN SOUTHEASTERN LOUISIANA...
  SOUTH CENTRAL EAST BATON ROUGE PARISH IN SOUTHEASTERN LOUISIANA...
  NORTHWESTERN ASCENSION PARISH IN SOUTHEASTERN LOUISIANA...

* UNTIL 300 PM CDT WEDNESDAY

* AT 253 PM CDT...BACKWATER AND INLAND FLOODING CONTINUES TO BE
  ONGOING FROM THE HEAVY RAINS OF LAST WEEK. WATER LEVELS HAVE
  STABILIZED AND ARE BEGINNING TO DRAIN SLOWLY. THIS WILL BE THE
  CASE THROUGH WEDNESDAY. SOME SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS MAY DELAY
  THE DRAINAGE RATE EACH AFTERNOON.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  BATON ROUGE...GONZALES...OAK HILLS PLACE...ST. GABRIEL...
  SORRENTO...SHENANDOAH...INNISWOLD...GEISMER...OLD JEFFERSON...
  PRAIRIEVILLE...CARVILLE...GARDERE...
  WESTMINSTER AND VILLAGE ST. GEORGE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TURN AROUND...DON`T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.

A FLOOD ADVISORY MEANS RIVER OR STREAM FLOWS ARE ELEVATED...OR
PONDING OF WATER IN URBAN OR OTHER AREAS IS OCCURRING OR IS IMMINENT.

&&

LAT...LON 3041 9120 3045 9119 3046 9099 3039 9097
      3037 9093 3036 9093 3036 9090 3021 9083
      3016 9105 3018 9116 3025 9111 3030 9123
      3032 9114 3033 9114 3034 9117 3035 9124

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