Flood Statement
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WGUS84 KLIX 221419
FLSLIX
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS BATON ROUGE LA
919 AM CDT FRI MAY 22 2015

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

  Bogue Falaya River At Boston St in Covington affecting St. Tammany
  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.

&&

LAC103-231612-
/O.EXT.KLIX.FL.W.0038.000000T0000Z-150523T1612Z/
/CVEL1.1.ER.150522T1020Z.150523T0000Z.150523T1012Z.NO/
919 AM CDT FRI MAY 22 2015

...Flood Warning extended until Saturday morning...The Flood Warning
continues for
  The Bogue Falaya River At Boston St in Covington.
* until Saturday morning.
* At  8:30 AM Friday the stage was 6.4 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 6.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 7.0 feet by this
  evening. The river will fall below flood stage early tomorrow.
* Impact...At 7.0 feet...Water will rise onto the right bank flooding
  property of the bogue falaya towers at east Boston Street and
  threatening commercial property on the left bank near Military
  Road. Bogue falaya river park and christ episcopal school grounds
  will begin to flood
* Impact...At 6.0 feet...The river will leave its banks under the
  Boston Street bridge and begin to flood the boston towers property

&&

LAT...LON 3052 9004 3052 9014 3042 9016 3042 9004

$$



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