Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS New Orleans/Baton Rouge, LA

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
608 AM CDT FRI JUL 18 2014

...AN AREA OF MODERATE TO HEAVY RAIN MOVING EAST AFFECTING ASCENSION
PARISH...WEST BATON ROUGE PARISH...POINTE COUPEE PARISH...EAST BATON
ROUGE PARISH...LIVINGSTON PARISH...IBERVILLE PARISH...

AT 603 AM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED AN
AREA OF MODERATE TO HEAVY RAIN ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM ZACHARY
TO 9 MILES SOUTHEAST OF PLAQUEMINE...MOVING EAST AT 15 MPH.

RAINFALL WILL AFFECT AREAS IN AND AROUND...BATON ROUGE
AIRPORT...GARDERE...BATON ROUGE...WESTMINSTER...OAK HILLS
PLACE...GREENWELL SPRING...PRAIRIEVILLE...DENHAM SPRINGS...WATSON
AND WALKER

HEAVY RAIN WILL ALSO RESULT IN REDUCED VISIBILITY ALONG INTERSTATE
10 AND 12. DRIVERS TRAVELING THROUGH THE IMPACTED AREAS SHOULD
EXERCISE CAUTION. SOME PONDING OF WATER WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE ON LOW
LYING ROADWAYS AND IN AREAS OF POOR DRAINAGE. THIS IS ALSO DURING
THE MORNING COMMUTE DRIVERS SHOULD ALLOW FOR EXTRA TIME TO REACH
DESTINATIONS.

BE PREPARED TO TAKE QUICK ACTION IF A WARNING IS ISSUED. STAY TUNED
TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR YOUR FAVORITE LOCAL MEDIA OUTLETS FOR
FURTHER DETAILS OR UPDATES FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.

$$

MJH






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