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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
1031 AM CDT FRI JUL 18 2014

.UPDATE...
A FLASH FLOOD WATCH HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR THE REST OF THE FLORIDA
PARISHES AND SOUTH CENTRAL MISSISSIPPI TODAY. THE WATCH CAPTURES
THE REST OF THE NORTHSHORE ZONES...PEARL RIVER COUNTY AND
COUNTIES WEST OF THE PEARL RIVER. THREE TO FIVE INCHES OF RAIN
HAVE ALREADY FALLEN OVER PARTS OF BATON ROUGE METRO AREA AND THIS
SWATH OF RAIN WILL SHIFT EAST THROUGH THE DAY. TRAINING OF
EMBEDDED STORMS WILL LIKELY YIELD A CONTINUOUS MODERATE RAIN
PERIOD TODAY. GENERAL RAINFALL TOTALS OF 3 TO 5 INCHES ARE
EXPECTED IN THE NEW WATCH AREA WITH LOCALLY HEAVIER AMOUNTS
POSSIBLE. 18

&&

DECISION SUPPORT...
DSS CODE...BLUE.
DEPLOYED...NONE.
ACTIVATION...NONE.
ACTIVITIES...SLURRY SUPPORT. MONITOR FOR FLASH FLOODING/HEAVY
             RAINFALL

DECISION SUPPORT SERVICES (DSS) CODE LEGEND
GREEN  = NO WEATHER IMPACTS THAT REQUIRE ACTION
BLUE   = LONG FUSED WATCH/WARNING/ADVISORY IN EFFECT OR HIGH
         VISIBILITY EVENT
YELLOW = HEIGHTENED IMPACTS WITH SHORT FUSED
         WATCH/WARNING/ADVISORY ISSUANCES; RADAR SUPPORT
ORANGE = HIGH IMPACTS - SLIGHT TO MODERATE RISK SEVERE; NEARBY
         TROPICAL EVENTS; HAZMAT OR OTHER LARGE EPISODES
RED    = FULL ENGAGEMENT FOR MODERATE TO HIGH RISK SVR
         AND/OR DIRECT TROPICAL THREATS; EVENTS OF NATIONAL
         SIGNIFICANCE.

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
MCB  84  70  87  71 /  90  60  60  40
BTR  84  73  88  73 /  90  60  60  40
ASD  86  72  88  74 /  80  60  60  40
MSY  87  75  88  76 /  80  60  60  40
GPT  87  75  88  74 /  70  50  60  40
PQL  86  72  88  73 /  70  50  60  40

&&

.LIX WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
LA...FLASH FLOOD WATCH UNTIL 6 PM FRIDAY FOR THE FOLLOWING ZONES:
     ASCENSION...ASSUMPTION...EAST BATON ROUGE...EAST
     FELICIANA...IBERVILLE...LIVINGSTON...NORTHERN
     TANGIPAHOA...POINTE COUPEE...SOUTHERN TANGIPAHOA...ST.
     HELENA...ST. JAMES...ST. TAMMANY...WASHINGTON...WEST BATON
     ROUGE...AND WEST FELICIANA.

GM...NONE.
MS...FLASH FLOOD WATCH UNTIL 6 PM FRIDAY FOR THE FOLLOWING ZONES:
     AMITE...PEARL RIVER...PIKE...WALTHALL...AND WILKINSON.

GM...NONE.
&&

$$







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