Flood Statement
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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS BATON ROUGE LA
1124 AM CST WED MAR 4 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.

&&

LAC105-052324-
/O.EXT.KLIX.FL.W.0009.000000T0000Z-150306T0730Z/
/ROBL1.1.ER.000000T0000Z.150305T0000Z.150306T0130Z.NO/
1124 AM CST WED MAR 4 2015

...Flood Warning extended until late Thursday night...The Flood
Warning continues for
  The Tangipahoa River Near Robert.
* until late Thursday night.
* At 10:30 AM Wednesday the stage was 16.5 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 16.6 feet by this
  evening. The river will fall below flood stage tomorrow evening.
* 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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