Flood Statement
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WGUS84 KLIX 201838
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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
138 PM CDT SUN JUL 20 2014

LAC089-093-095-202030-
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ST. JAMES LA-ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST LA-ST. CHARLES LA-
138 PM CDT SUN JUL 20 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEW ORLEANS HAS ISSUED AN

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  ST. CHARLES PARISH IN SOUTHEAST LOUISIANA...
  THIS INCLUDES THE CITY OF HAHNVILLE...
  ST. JAMES PARISH IN SOUTHEAST LOUISIANA...
  ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST PARISH IN SOUTHEAST LOUISIANA...
  THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...RESERVE...LAPLACE...

* UNTIL 330 PM CDT

* AT 136 PM CDT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
SLOW MOVING THUNDERSTORM PRODUCING RAINFALL RATES OF UP TO 2 INCHES
PER HOUR STRETCHING FROM NEAR GRAMERCY ACROSS THE WEST BANK OF ST.
JOHN THE BAPTIST PARISH NEAR EDGARD TO THE EAST BANK OF ST. CHARLES
PARISH AROUND NORCO AND DESTREHAN.  THIS HEAVY RAINFALL COULD LEAD
TO LOCALIZED STREET FLOODING ISSUES IN LOW LYING AND POOR DRAINAGE
AREAS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 2 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE IN THE
ADVISORY AREA.

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE ELEVATED LEVELS ON
SMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS...AND PONDING OF WATER IN URBAN AREAS...
HIGHWAYS...STREETS AND UNDERPASSES AS WELL AS OTHER POOR DRAINAGE
AREAS AND LOW LYING SPOTS.

DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE
ROADWAY. THE WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW YOUR CAR TO CROSS
SAFELY. MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND.

&&

LAT...LON 3011 9075 3008 9039 3007 9037 3007 9031
      3006 9028 2990 9028 2991 9075

$$








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