Flood Statement
Issued by NWS New Orleans/Baton Rouge, LA

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WGUS84 KLIX 301840
FLSLIX

FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
140 PM CDT SAT AUG 30 2014

LAC051-071-087-103-302030-
/O.NEW.KLIX.FA.Y.0052.140830T1840Z-140830T2030Z/
/00000.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
ST. TAMMANY LA-ORLEANS LA-JEFFERSON LA-ST. BERNARD LA-
140 PM CDT SAT AUG 30 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEW ORLEANS HAS ISSUED AN

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  JEFFERSON PARISH IN SOUTHEAST LOUISIANA...
  THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...METAIRIE...MARRERO...AVONDALE...
  ORLEANS PARISH IN SOUTHEAST LOUISIANA...
  THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...NEW ORLEANS...EAST NEW ORLEANS...
  ST. BERNARD PARISH IN SOUTHEAST LOUISIANA...
  THIS INCLUDES THE CITY OF CHALMETTE...
  ST. TAMMANY PARISH IN SOUTHEAST LOUISIANA...

* UNTIL 330 PM CDT

* AT 130 PM CDT...NUMEROUS STREET FLOODING HAS BEEN REPORTED
  ACROSS THE CITY OF NEW ORLEANS FROM STEADY RAINFALL THIS
  AFTERNOON. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WERE OVER THE NEW ORLEANS
  METRO AREA AND SOUTH OF THE AREA. THESE STORMS ARE EXPECTED TO
  TRACK NORTH AND TRAIN OVER A GOOD MAJORITY OF THE NEW
  ORLEANS METRO AREA. NUISANCE STREET FLOODING IS EXPECTED TO
  THE CONTINUE THROUGH THE AFTERNOON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 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.

A FLOOD ADVISORY MEANS RIVER OR STREAM FLOWS ARE ELEVATED OR PONDING
OF WATER IN URBAN OR OTHER AREAS IS OCCURRING OR IS IMMINENT.

&&

LAT...LON 3004 9021 3003 9012 3004 9005 3006 9003
      3005 9000 3010 8994 3024 8993 3025 8998
      3030 9000 3033 9006 3032 8990 3024 8991
      3024 8993 2990 8995 2987 9024

$$





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