Flood Statement
Issued by NWS New Orleans/Baton Rouge, LA

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
718 PM CDT MON APR 14 2014

LAC051-057-071-075-087-089-103-109-MSC045-047-059-109-150115-
/O.CON.KLIX.FA.Y.0011.000000T0000Z-140415T0115Z/
/00000.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
PEARL RIVER MS-HANCOCK MS-JACKSON MS-HARRISON MS-ST. CHARLES LA-
ST. TAMMANY LA-ORLEANS LA-TERREBONNE LA-LAFOURCHE LA-JEFFERSON LA-
PLAQUEMINES LA-ST. BERNARD LA-
718 PM CDT MON APR 14 2014

...THE URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR MINOR FLOODING OF
POOR DRAINAGE AREAS REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 815 PM CDT FOR
HARRISON...JACKSON...HANCOCK AND PEARL RIVER COUNTIES...AND ST.
BERNARD...PLAQUEMINES...JEFFERSON...LAFOURCHE...TERREBONNE...
ORLEANS...ST. TAMMANY AND ST. CHARLES PARISHES...

AT 714 PM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS CONTINUED TO
DETECT A LARGE BAND OF VERY HEAVY RAINFALL MOVING ACROSS THE
MISSISSIPPI COASTAL COUNTIES...THROUGH THE NEW ORLEANS METRO AREA
SOUTHWESTWARD THROUGH LOWER TERREBONNE PARISH. THE BAND OF HEAVY
RAINFALL WAS MOVING EAST AT 40 MPH.

SOME FLOODED STREETS HAVE BEEN REPORTED WITHIN THE ADVISED AREA IN
THE TOWN OF PEARL RIVER. OTHER LOCATIONS ARE LIKELY EXPERIENCING
MINOR TO MODERATE STREET FLOODING. THE HEAVIEST RAINS WILL BE
TAPERING FROM WEST TO EAST THROUGH 815 PM.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE
ROADWAY. THE WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW YOUR CAR TO CROSS
SAFELY. MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND.

A FLOOD ADVISORY MEANS RIVER OR STREAM FLOWS ARE ELEVATED OR PONDING
OF WATER IN URBAN OR OTHER AREAS IS OCCURRING OR IS IMMINENT.

&&

LAT...LON 3034 8839 3037 8934 3017 8946 3001 8984
      2998 8984 2987 8965 3006 8937 2999 8942
      2976 8926 2975 8927 2978 8939 2970 8951
      2962 8949 2960 9077 3005 9037 3003 9012
      3015 8976 3036 9010 3066 9005 3073 8841

$$


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