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Flood Watch

Flood Watch
National Weather Service New Orleans LA
404 PM CDT Wed Jun 3 2020

...Flood Watch is now in effect today through Tuesday morning...

.Tropical moisture streaming over the central Gulf Coast region
partly from the circulation of Tropical Storm Cristobal will be
capable of producing copious rainfall each day through the
weekend into early next week. General and widespread flooding
will become increasingly likely as this wet pattern persists.

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-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,
Chauvin, Cocodrie, Dulac, Montegut, Galliano, Cut Off,
Golden Meadow, Leeville, Buras, Pointe A La Hache, Port Sulphur,
Boothville, Venice, Empire, Myrtle Grove, Yscloskey, Amite,
Kentwood, Roseland, Wilmer, Hammond, Robert, Ponchatoula,
Crossroads, McNeil, Poplarville, Picayune, Bay St. Louis,
Waveland, Diamondhead, Gulfport, Pascagoula, Ocean Springs,
Moss Point, Gautier, and St. Martin
404 PM CDT Wed Jun 3 2020


The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of southeast Louisiana and Mississippi, including the
  following areas, in southeast Louisiana, Ascension,
  Assumption, East Baton Rouge, East Feliciana, Iberville,
  Livingston, Lower Jefferson, Lower Lafourche, Lower
  Plaquemines, Lower St. Bernard, Lower Terrebonne, 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, Hancock, Harrison,
  Jackson, and Pearl River.

* through Tuesday morning

* Widespread rainfall will become heavy at times, especially
  along the daily lake and gulf breezes. Rainfall rates at times
  will range 2 to 4 inches per hour. Rainfall accumulations over
  the seven day period could easily exceed ten inches within the
  watch area.

* Impacts include standing water in streets to the point of
  impassible roadways and rapid rises on area creeks and
  streams. Drainage systems may approach capacity at times
  during periods of heaviest rainfall.


A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
Flood Warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.



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