Flood Statement
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WGUS84 KLIX 181615
FLSLIX
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS BATON ROUGE LA
1115 AM CDT SAT APR 18 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.

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/ROBL1.1.ER.000000T0000Z.150420T0000Z.150421T1200Z.NO/
1115 AM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Tangipahoa River Near Robert.
* until Tuesday afternoon.
* At 10:30 AM Saturday the stage was 15.3 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 16.0 feet by
  tomorrow evening. The river will fall below flood stage Tuesday
  morning.
* Impact...At 16.0 feet...Minor flooding near the river with beach
  areas under water.

&&

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




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