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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service New Orleans LA
243 PM CDT Fri Apr 13 2018

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039-040-046>050-056>072-MSZ068>071-077-080>082-140745-
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-
Hancock-Harrison-Jackson-
243 PM CDT Fri Apr 13 2018

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

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight

A Flash Flood Watch has been issued starting late tonight across
south Mississippi and southeast Louisiana, however the main area
of concern initially will be across portions of southwest
Mississippi into south central and east central Louisiana near
the Atchafalaya River and metro Baton Rouge.

In addition to the heavy rain and flood threats, a few
thunderstorms could become strong to severe late tonight across
southwest Mississippi into south central Louisiana. The main
severe threats are damaging winds and isolated tornadoes.

Flood warnings continue along the Mississippi River from Red
River Landing to Baton Rouge, and for the Pearl River as well.
Refer to the latest river flood statements and warnings for
details.

A Small Craft Advisory will be in effect across the coastal
waters tonight where strong winds will result in hazardous wave
conditions for small craft.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday

There is a Slight to Enhanced Risk for severe weather Saturday.
The main risks from severe thunderstorms will be damaging wind
gusts, tornadoes, and large hail. A few of the severe storms could
include a tornado that produces EF2 or greater damage and
straight-line winds of 75 miles per hour or greater.

A Flash Flood Watch will be in effect Saturday and Saturday
night up to 1 am. Widespread heavy rainfall amounts may result in
flash flooding, especially where slow moving or multiple
thunderstorms occur.

Flood warnings will continue along the Mississippi River from Red
River Landing to Baton Rouge, as well as on the Pearl River.
Additional locations on rivers are expected to rise to near or
above flood stage over the weekend. Refer to the latest river
flood statements and warnings for details.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation may be needed Saturday.

$$

TD


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