Flood Statement
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WGUS84 KLIX 151401
FLSLIX
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS BATON ROUGE LA
901 AM CDT WED APR 15 2015

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

  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.

&&

LAC105-162001-
/O.EXT.KLIX.FL.W.0017.150415T1739Z-150418T0200Z/
/ROBL1.1.ER.150415T1739Z.150416T1200Z.150417T2000Z.NO/
901 AM CDT WED APR 15 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Tangipahoa River Near Robert.
* from this afternoon to Friday evening.
* At 8:30 AM Wednesday the stage was 13.8 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by this afternoon and continue to
  rise to near 16.0 feet by tomorrow morning.the river will fall
  below flood stage by Friday afternoon.
* 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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