Watches, Warnings & Advisories



One product issued by NWS for: New Orleans LA

Flash Flood Warning

Flash Flood Statement
National Weather Service New Orleans LA
156 PM CDT Thu Jul 18 2024

LAC051-071-075-087-182100-
/O.CON.KLIX.FF.W.0067.000000T0000Z-240718T2100Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
Jefferson LA-Orleans LA-Plaquemines LA-St. Bernard LA-
156 PM CDT Thu Jul 18 2024

...FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM CDT THIS
AFTERNOON FOR NORTH CENTRAL JEFFERSON, SOUTHWESTERN ORLEANS,
NORTHWESTERN PLAQUEMINES AND WEST CENTRAL ST. BERNARD PARISHES...

At 156 PM CDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing heavy
rain across the warned area. Between 1 and 2.5 inches of rain have
fallen. Additional rainfall amounts of 1 to 2 inches are possible in
the warned area. Flash flooding is ongoing or expected to begin
shortly.

HAZARD...Life threatening flash flooding. Thunderstorms producing
         flash flooding.

SOURCE...Radar.

IMPACT...Life threatening flash flooding of creeks and streams,
         urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses.

Some locations that will experience flash flooding include...
  New Orleans, Harvey, Timberlane, Marrero, Chalmette, Belle Chasse,
  Metairie, Jefferson, Gretna, Westwego, Terrytown, Arabi, Woodmere,
  Bridge City, Estelle and Lakefront Airport.

This includes the following Interstates...
Interstate 10 in Louisiana between mile markers 230 and 246.
Interstate 610 between mile markers 1 and 4.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Be aware of your surroundings and do not drive on flooded roads.

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LAT...LON 3003 9011 3003 9009 3003 9008 3003 9003
      3004 9003 3004 9002 3004 9000 3008 8994
      2990 8997 2983 9007 2983 9013 2989 9016
      3002 9015 3002 9011

FLASH FLOOD...RADAR INDICATED
FLASH FLOOD DAMAGE THREAT...CONSIDERABLE

$$

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