Flood Statement
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WGUS84 KLIX 180112
FLSLIX
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS BATON ROUGE LA
812 PM CDT FRI APR 17 2015

...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in
Louisiana...

The Tangipahoa River Near Robert affecting Tangipahoa Parish

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Forecast crests are based upon rainfall that has occurred along with
anticipated rain for the next 12 hours. Adjustments to the forecasts
will be made if additional heavy rainfall occurs.

Do not drive cars through flooded areas. Remember, two feet of
rushing water can carry away most vehicles including pickups.  Turn
around and don`t drown!

A followup product will be issued later. Stay tuned to NOAA Weather
Radio, local tv and radio stations...or your cable provider, for the
latest information. The latest graphical hydrologic information can
also be found at Weather.Gov.

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/ROBL1.1.ER.150418T2100Z.150419T1800Z.150422T0600Z.NO/
812 PM CDT FRI APR 17 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Tangipahoa River Near Robert.
* from Saturday afternoon to Wednesday morning.
* At  7:30 PM Friday the stage was 14.7 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river is expected to rise above flood stage by
  tomorrow afternoon and then continue to rise until cresting at
  around 16.0 feet by Sunday afternoon. The river is expected
  to fall below flood stage by late Tuesday night.
* Impact...At 16.0 feet...Minor flooding near the river with beach
  areas under water.
* Impact...At 15.0 feet...Minor flooding near the river.

&&

LAT...LON 3069 9043 3069 9050 3030 9030 3036 9025




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