Flood Statement
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WGUS84 KLIX 240244
FLSLIX
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS BATON ROUGE LA
844 PM CST MON JAN 23 2017

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

The Tchefuncte River Above U.S. Highway 190 Near 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.

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/CUSL1.1.ER.000000T0000Z.170124T0600Z.170125T0742Z.NO/
844 PM CST MON JAN 23 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Tchefuncte River Above U.S. Highway 190 Near Covington.
* UNTIL WEDNESDAY MORNING.
* Flood stage is 20.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river has already crested and is expected to fall
  below flood stage by late Tuesday night.
* Impact...At 22.0 feet...Tchefuncte River camp grounds will be under
  a few inches of water. The Goodbee commumunity is threatened with
  flooding. Water will invade Camp Tchefuncte`s parking lot. Vehicles
  must be removed to higher ground.
* Impact...At 20.0 feet...Water will invade Camp Tchefuncte`s parking
  lot. Vehicles must be removed to higher ground.
* Impact...At 18.0 feet...The Camp Tchefuncte softball field will be
  under water. The camp parking lot is threatened with flooding and
  vehicles are advised to be moved if higher river stages are
  anticipated.


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LAT...LON 3056 9016 3051 9027 3041 9018 3046 9007




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