Flood Statement
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WGUS84 KLIX 131610
FLSLIX

FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
1110 AM CDT SAT SEP 13 2014

LAC051-075-087-131800-
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JEFFERSON LA-PLAQUEMINES LA-ST. BERNARD LA-
1110 AM CDT SAT SEP 13 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEW ORLEANS HAS ISSUED A

* SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR MINOR FLOODING OF POOR DRAINAGE
  AREAS IN...
  JEFFERSON PARISH IN SOUTHEAST LOUISIANA...
  PLAQUEMINES PARISH IN SOUTHEAST LOUISIANA...
  ST. BERNARD PARISH IN SOUTHEAST LOUISIANA...

* UNTIL 100 PM CDT

* AT 1106 AM CDT...A NARROW BAND OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WERE
PRODUCING TORRENTIAL RAINFALL RATES MAINLY OVER THE LOWER BILOXI
MARSH TO NEAR JEAN LAFITTE AREA. THIS LINE WAS SLOWLY DRIFTING NORTH
AND MAY BEGIN IMPACTING HOPEDALE...YSCLOSKEY...REGGIO...DELACROIX
AND TOCA AREAS BY NOON CDT. RAINFALL RATES OVER 2 INCHES PER HOUR
WERE OCCURRING ALONG THIS LINE. IF THIS LINE DRIFTS NORTHWARD INTO
METRO NEW ORLEANS AREA...A FLOOD ADVISORY OR FLOOD WARNING MAY BE
ISSUED FOR THE MORE POPULATED AREAS BY 1 PM CDT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE ELEVATED LEVELS ON
SMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS...AND PONDING OF WATER ON COUNTRY ROADS AND
FARMLAND ALONG THE BANKS OF CREEKS AND STREAMS.

STAY TUNED FOR LATER STATEMENTS AND POSSIBLE WARNINGS IN THE EVENT
THE HEAVIEST RAINFALL MOVES INTO POPULATED COMMUNITIES OF ST BERNARD
AND...UPPER PLAQUEMINES...UPPER JEFFERSON AND ORLEANS PARISHES THIS
AFTERNOON.

&&

LAT...LON 2967 9015 2970 9021 2972 9022 2981 9017
      2991 8972 2987 8964 2989 8960 2994 8959
      2998 8940 2996 8937 2991 8937 2992 8934
      2989 8931 2989 8924 2987 8924 2984 8927
      2985 8930 2982 8930 2962 9016

$$


24/RR





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