Flood Statement
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WGUS84 KLIX 040319
FLSLIX
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS BATON ROUGE LA
919 PM CST TUE MAR 3 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.

&&

LAC105-050919-
/O.EXT.KLIX.FL.W.0009.000000T0000Z-150306T0200Z/
/ROBL1.1.ER.000000T0000Z.150304T1800Z.150305T2000Z.NO/
919 PM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Tangipahoa River Near Robert.
* until Thursday evening.
* At  8:30 PM Tuesday the stage was 15.7 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river is expected to continue rising until cresting
  at around 16.0 feet by tomorrow afternoon. The river is expected to
  begin falling thereafter and then fall below flood stage by Thursday
  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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