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Flood Watch

Flood Watch
National Weather Service New Orleans LA
626 AM CDT Thu Jun 4 2020

...Flood Watch remains in effect 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 Convent, Gonzales, Chalmette, Covington,
Buras, Cut Off, Belle Chasse, White Castle, East New Orleans,
Gramercy, Bayou Cane, Amite, Pascagoula, Raceland, Wakefield,
Waveland, Easleyville, McNeil, Montpelier, Livonia, Darlington,
Gulfport, Jackson, Spillman, Greensburg, Port Allen, Diamondhead,
Roseland, Hammond, Metairie, Boothville, Galliano, Chauvin, Kenner,
St. Francisville, Enon, St. Martin, Clinton, Labadieville, Dulac,
Thibodaux, Yscloskey, Myrtle Grove, Mandeville, Prairieville,
Violet, Donaldsonville, Lutcher, Ocean Springs, Robert, Bogalusa,
Larose, Poplarville, Destrehan, Baton Rouge, New Roads, Lettsworth,
Picayune, Paincourtville, Pointe A La Hache, Port Sulphur, Leeville,
Franklinton, Gautier, Slidell, Walker, Felps, Laplace, Denham
Springs, New Orleans, Montegut, Wilmer, Golden Meadow, Cocodrie,
Venice, Lacombe, Plaquemine, Brusly, Bayou Sorrel, Kentwood, Pierre
Part, Watson, Houma, Addis, Moss Point, Ponchatoula, Crossroads,
Norco, Reserve, Bay St. Louis, and Empire
626 AM CDT Thu Jun 4 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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