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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
913 PM CDT SUN MAY 1 2016

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY EVENING...

.FIVE TO 10 INCH RAINFALL AMOUNTS HAVE OCCURRED IN THE HARDEST
HIT AREAS WITHIN THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH SINCE YESTERDAY. DRAINAGE
AREAS ARE FILLING UP OR ARE OVERFLOWING ALONG THE I-10 CORRIDOR
DUE TO HEAVY RUNOFF. A BRIEF REPREIVE FROM THE HEAVY RAINS MAY
CONTINUE FOR THE NORTHERN AREAS...HOWEVER THE I-10 CORRIDOR TO
THE COAST WILL SEE OFF AND ON PERIODS OF HEAVY RAIN THIS
AFTERNOON. ANOTHER ROUND OF WIDESPREAD HEAVY RAINFALL IS EXPECTED
AGAIN LATER TONIGHT THROUGH MONDAY EVENING ACROSS THE WATCH AREA.

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VERMILION-IBERIA-ST. MARY-LOWER ST. MARTIN-WEST CAMERON-
EAST CAMERON-TYLER-HARDIN-JEFFERSON-ORANGE-NORTHERN JASPER-
NORTHERN NEWTON-SOUTHERN JASPER-SOUTHERN NEWTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FORT POLK...PICKERING...LEESVILLE...
SLAGLE...ALEXANDRIA...PINEVILLE...EFFIE...MARKSVILLE...BUNKIE...
COTTONPORT...SIMMESPORT...MANSURA...BUNDICK LAKE...DE RIDDER...
FIELDS...ORETTA...OAKDALE...KINDER...VILLE PLATTE...BEAVER...
ST. LANDRY...MAMOU...REDDELL...LAWTELL...OPELOUSAS...EUNICE...
LAKE CHARLES...SULPHUR...HATHAWAY...JENNINGS...TOPSY...ROANOKE...
WELSH...LAKE ARTHUR...CROWLEY...RAYNE...BRANCH...CHURCH POINT...
RICHARD...LAFAYETTE...BREAUX BRIDGE...CADE...ST. MARTINVILLE...
ABBEVILLE...INTRACOASTAL CITY...MEAUX...FORKED ISLAND...KAPLAN...
NEW IBERIA...MORGAN CITY...BURNS POINT...CENTERVILLE...FRANKLIN...
PATTERSON...BERWICK...BAYOU VISTA...STEPHENSVILLE...HACKBERRY...
JOHNSON BAYOU...GRAND LAKE...KLONDIKE...CAMERON...CREOLE...
GRAND CHENIER...RUTHERFORD BEACH...TOWN BLUFF...FRED...
HILLISTER...IVANHOE...SPURGER...WARREN...WOODVILLE...LUMBERTON...
SILSBEE...BEAUMONT...SABINE PASS...SEA RIM STATE PARK...ORANGE...
VIDOR...BRIDGE CITY...HOLLY SPRINGS...JASPER...KIRBYVILLE...
MAGNOLIA SPRINGS...MT. UNION...ROGANVILLE...BURKEVILLE...
FARRSVILLE...JAMESTOWN...NEWTON...WIERGATE...BLEAKWOOD...CALL...
GIST...BUNA...EVADALE...DEWEYVILLE
913 PM CDT SUN MAY 1 2016

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY EVENING...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF LOUISIANA AND SOUTHEAST TEXAS...INCLUDING THE
  FOLLOWING AREAS...IN LOUISIANA...ACADIA...ALLEN...AVOYELLES...
  BEAUREGARD...CALCASIEU...EAST CAMERON...EVANGELINE...IBERIA...
  JEFFERSON DAVIS...LAFAYETTE...LOWER ST. MARTIN...RAPIDES...ST.
  LANDRY...ST. MARY...UPPER ST. MARTIN...VERMILION...VERNON AND
  WEST CAMERON. IN SOUTHEAST TEXAS...HARDIN...JEFFERSON...
  NORTHERN JASPER...NORTHERN NEWTON...ORANGE...SOUTHERN JASPER...
   SOUTHERN NEWTON AND TYLER.

* THROUGH MONDAY EVENING

* RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF TWO TO FOUR INCHES IS POSSIBLE IN THE
  WATCH AREA...WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS.

* PRIMARY IMPACTS WILL BE FLASH FLOODING OF LOW LYING LOCATIONS
  ESPECIALLY IN URBAN AREAS WITH POOR DRAINAGE OR ALONG LOW
  LYING RURAL ROADS. FLOODING OF STREAMS...CREEKS AND BAYOUS CAN
  BE EXPECTED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

&&

$$

FLOOD WATCH...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
426 PM CDT SUN MAY 1 2016

...HEAVY RAIN THREAT CONTINUE THROUGH MONDAY...

.WIDESPREAD RAINFALL OF 1 TO 3 INCHES TODAY HAS NEARLY SATURATED
GROUNDS ACROSS THE WATCH AREA. ANOTHER ROUND OF STORMS LATE
TONIGHT AND MONDAY WILL LIKELY YIELD EXCESSIVE WATER RUNOFF AND
PRODUCE FLOODING.

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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-
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
426 PM CDT SUN MAY 1 2016

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY EVENING...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS NOW IN EFFECT FOR

* PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST LOUISIANA AND SOUTHERN 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 SOUTHERN MISSISSIPPI...AMITE... PIKE...
  WALTHALL AND WILKINSON.

* LATE TONIGHT THROUGH MONDAY EVENING

* AN ADDITIONAL 2 TO 4 INCHES OF RAIN OVER PORTIONS OF THE WATCH
  AREA WITH ISOLATED AMOUNTS IN EXCESS OF 6 INCHES POSSIBLE.

* PRIMARY IMPACTS WILL BE FLASH FLOODING OF LOW LYING LOCATIONS
  ESPECIALLY IN URBAN AREAS WITH POOR DRAINAGE OR ALONG LOW
  LYING RURAL ROADS. FLOODING OF STREAMS...CREEKS AND BAYOUS CAN
  BE EXPECTED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

&&

$$

CORRECTED HEADLINE
24/RR

FLOOD WATCH...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
426 PM CDT SUN MAY 1 2016

...HEAVY RAIN THREAT CONTINUE THROUGH MONDAY...

.WIDESPREAD RAINFALL OF 1 TO 3 INCHES TODAY HAS NEARLY SATURATED
GROUNDS ACROSS THE WATCH AREA. ANOTHER ROUND OF STORMS LATE
TONIGHT AND MONDAY WILL LIKELY YIELD EXCESSIVE WATER RUNOFF AND
PRODUCE FLOODING.

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LOWER TERREBONNE-LOWER LAFOURCHE-LOWER JEFFERSON-
LOWER PLAQUEMINES-LOWER ST. BERNARD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CHAUVIN...COCODRIE...DULAC...MONTEGUT...
GALLIANO...CUT OFF...GOLDEN MEADOW...LEEVILLE...BURAS...
POINTE A LA HACHE...PORT SULPHUR...BOOTHVILLE...VENICE...EMPIRE...
MYRTLE GROVE...YSCLOSKEY
426 PM CDT SUN MAY 1 2016

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEW ORLEANS HAS EXPANDED THE

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH TO INCLUDE A PORTION OF SOUTHEAST
  LOUISIANA...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...LOWER JEFFERSON...
  LOWER LAFOURCHE...LOWER PLAQUEMINES...LOWER ST. BERNARD AND
  LOWER TERREBONNE.

* LATE TONIGHT THROUGH MONDAY EVENING

* 2 TO 4 INCHES OF RAIN OVER PORTIONS OF THE WATCH AREA WITH
  ISOLATED AMOUNTS IN EXCESS OF 6 INCHES POSSIBLE.

* PRIMARY IMPACTS WILL BE FLASH FLOODING OF LOW LYING LOCATIONS
  ESPECIALLY IN URBAN AREAS WITH POOR DRAINAGE OR ALONG LOW
  LYING RURAL ROADS. FLOODING OF STREAMS...CREEKS AND BAYOUS CAN
  BE EXPECTED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

&&

$$

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