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Flash Flood Watch

Flood Watch
National Weather Service New Orleans LA
949 AM CDT Mon Jul 24 2017

...A Flash Flood Watch is in effect until 7 pm CDT Tuesday...

.A moisture rich tropical air mass is be agitated by subtle
disturbances moving across the region. Efficient rainfall with
several inches of accumulation may lead to flash flooding over the
next 24 to 36 hours.

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-
Upper Lafourche-St. Charles-Upper Jefferson-Orleans-
Upper Plaquemines-Upper St. Bernard-Upper Terrebonne-
Northern Tangipahoa-Southern Tangipahoa-Wilkinson-Amite-Pike-
Walthall-Pearl River-Hancock-Harrison-Jackson-
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, Thibodaux, Raceland, Larose,
Destrehan, Norco, Metairie, Kenner, East New Orleans,
New Orleans, Belle Chasse, Chalmette, Violet, Houma, Bayou Cane,
Amite, Kentwood, Roseland, Wilmer, Hammond, Robert, Ponchatoula,
Centreville, Dolorosa, Fort Adams, Woodville, Gillsberg, Gloster,
Smithdale, Liberty, McComb, Dexter, Salem, Tylertown, Crossroads,
McNeil, Picayune, Bay St. Louis, Waveland, Diamondhead, Gulfport,
Pascagoula, Ocean Springs, Moss Point, Gautier, and St. Martin
949 AM CDT Mon Jul 24 2017


The National Weather Service in New Orleans has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch FOR portions of southeast Louisiana and
  Mississippi, including the following areas, in southeast
  Louisiana, Ascension, Assumption, East Baton Rouge, East
  Feliciana, Iberville, Livingston, Northern Tangipahoa,
  Orleans, Pointe Coupee, Southern Tangipahoa, St. Charles, St.
  Helena, St. James, St. John The Baptist, St. Tammany, Upper
  Jefferson, Upper Lafourche, Upper Plaquemines, Upper St.
  Bernard, Upper Terrebonne, Washington, West Baton Rouge, and
  West Feliciana. In Mississippi, Amite, Hancock, Harrison,
  Jackson, Pearl River, Pike, Walthall, and Wilkinson.

* through Tuesday evening

* Rain rates near or in excess of 2 inches per hour will be
  common. Rainfall accumulations of 5 to 7 inches possible over a
  24 to 36 hour period, including what has fallen so far this
  morning, through Tuesday afternoon.

* Impacts include extensive street flooding, flooding of low lying
  and poorly drained areas, rises on area rivers and streams,
  possibly to flood levels if heavy rains persist.


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.




Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook...UPDATED
National Weather Service New Orleans LA
945 AM CDT Mon Jul 24 2017

Lake Pontchartrain and Lake Maurepas-Mississippi Sound-
Lake Borgne-Chandeleur Sound-Breton Sound-
Coastal Waters from Port Fourchon LA to Lower Atchafalaya River
LA out 20 nm-
Coastal waters from the Southwest Pass of the Mississippi River
to Port Fourchon Louisiana out 20 NM-
Coastal Waters from Boothville LA to Southwest Pass of the
Mississippi River out 20 nm-
Coastal waters from Pascagoula Mississippi to Stake Island out
20 NM-
Coastal waters from Port Fourchon Louisiana to Lower Atchafalaya
River LA from 20 to 60 NM-
Coastal waters from Southwest Pass of the Mississippi River to
Port Fourchon Louisiana from 20 to 60 NM-
Coastal Waters from Stake Island LA to Southwest Pass of the
Mississippi River from 20 to 60 nm-
Coastal waters from Pascagoula Mississippi to Stake Island
Louisiana out 20 to 60 NM-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-Upper Lafourche-St. Charles-
Upper Jefferson-Orleans-Upper Plaquemines-Upper St. Bernard-
Upper Terrebonne-Lower Terrebonne-Lower Lafourche-Lower Jefferson-
Lower Plaquemines-Lower St. Bernard-Northern Tangipahoa-
Southern Tangipahoa-Wilkinson-Amite-Pike-Walthall-Pearl River-
945 AM CDT Mon Jul 24 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of Southeast
Louisiana...South Mississippi and the adjacent coastal waters.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Numerous showers and thunderstorms, some with locally heavy
rainfall, are expected today, with lesser coverage overnight.
Rainfall may become heavy at times and possibly lead to flash
flooding. A Flash Flood Watch has been issued for today and
tonight. Gusty winds and frequent lightning are also likely with
these storms.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Tuesday through Sunday

There is a continued chance of thunderstorms each day Tuesday
through Saturday. A few storms each day could become strong and
produce frequent lightning, gusty winds and locally heavy
rainfall. A Flash Flood Watch will be in effect through Tuesday


Spotter activation is not anticipated, however any reports of
flooding should be promptly reported to the National Weather
Service office in Slidell, LA.



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