Flash Flood Warning
Issued by NWS New Orleans/Baton Rouge, LA

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Flash Flood Warning
National Weather Service New Orleans LA
502 PM CDT FRI MAY 18 2018

The National Weather Service in New Orleans has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for...
  Southwestern Orleans Parish in southeastern Louisiana...
  North central Jefferson Parish in southeastern Louisiana...

* Until 600 PM CDT.

* At 502 PM CDT, emergency management reported heavy rain across the
  warned area. Up to two to three inches of rain have already
  fallen. Flash flooding is already occurring.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
  New Orleans, Metairie, Avondale, Marrero, Harvey, Chalmette,
  Jefferson, Gretna, Westwego, Elmwood, Bridge City, Arabi and

Additional rainfall amounts of around 1 inch are possible in the
warned area.


Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small
creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses as
well as other drainage areas and low lying spots.

Please report flooding to your local law enforcement agency when you
can do so safely.


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