Flood Statement
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WGUS84 KLIX 162353
FLSLIX

FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
653 PM CDT THU APR 16 2015

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WASHINGTON LA-TANGIPAHOA LA-ST. HELENA LA-
653 PM CDT THU APR 16 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEW ORLEANS HAS ISSUED A

* SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  NORTHWESTERN WASHINGTON PARISH IN SOUTHEASTERN LOUISIANA...
  NORTHERN TANGIPAHOA PARISH IN SOUTHEASTERN LOUISIANA...
  NORTHEASTERN ST. HELENA PARISH IN SOUTHEASTERN LOUISIANA...

* UNTIL 845 PM CDT

* AT 651 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN DUE TO
  SLOW MOVING THUNDERSTORMS. THIS WILL CAUSE SMALL STREAM
  FLOODING IN THE ADVISORY AREA. UP TO TWO INCHES OF RAIN
  HAVE ALREADY FALLEN.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  FRANKLINTON...GREENSBURG...AMITE CITY...KENTWOOD...ROSELAND...
  OSYKA...EASLEYVILLE...MOUNT HERMAN...WILMER AND TANGIPAHOA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL
CREEKS AND STREAMS...AS WELL AS FARM AND COUNTRY ROADS. DO NOT
ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL ACROSS FLOODED ROADS. FIND ALTERNATE ROUTES.

IN HILLY TERRAIN THERE ARE HUNDREDS OF LOW WATER CROSSINGS WHICH ARE
POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS IN HEAVY RAIN. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL ACROSS
FLOODED ROADS. FIND ALTERNATE ROUTES. IT TAKES ONLY A FEW INCHES OF
SWIFTLY FLOWING WATER TO CARRY VEHICLES AWAY.

&&

LAT...LON 3076 9009 3074 9076 3100 9074 3100 9003

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