Flood Statement
Issued by NWS New Orleans/Baton Rouge, LA

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Flood Advisory
National Weather Service New Orleans LA
449 PM CDT FRI MAY 18 2018

Orleans LA-Jefferson LA-Plaquemines LA-
449 PM CDT FRI MAY 18 2018

The National Weather Service in New Orleans has issued a

* Urban and Small Stream Flood Advisory for...
  Southwestern Orleans Parish in southeastern Louisiana...
  North central Jefferson Parish in southeastern Louisiana...
  Northwestern Plaquemines Parish in southeastern Louisiana...

* Until 645 PM CDT.

* At 448 PM CDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to
  thunderstorms. This will cause urban and small stream flooding in
  the advisory area. Up to two inches of rain have already fallen.

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

Additional rainfall of 1 to 2 inches is expected over the area. This
additional rain will result in minor flooding.


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.

A Flood Advisory means river or stream flows are elevated, or ponding
of water in urban or other areas is occurring or is imminent.


LAT...LON 2990 9015 3003 9023 3001 9000 2998 8999
      2995 9001 2993 8998 2992 8998 2991 8995
      2984 8992



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