Lower Plaquemines

 Flash Flood Watch  Statement as of 4:22 am CDT on April 27, 2015


... Flash Flood Watch in effect from 7 am CDT this morning through
Tuesday early afternoon...

The National Weather Service in New Orleans has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for portions of southeast Louisiana and
southern Mississippi... including the following areas... in
southeast Louisiana... Ascension... Assumption... East Baton
Rouge... East Feliciana... Iberville... Livingston... lower
Jefferson... lower Lafourche... lower Plaquemines... lower St.
Bernard... lower Terrebonne... northern Tangipahoa... Orleans...
Pointe Coupee... southern Tangipahoa... St. Charles... St.
Helena... St. James... St. John The Baptist... St. Tammany...
upper Jefferson... upper Lafourche... upper Plaquemines... upper
St. Bernard... upper Terrebonne... Washington... West Baton Rouge
and West Feliciana. In southern Mississippi... Amite...
Hancock... Harrison... Jackson... Pearl River... Pike... Walthall
and Wilkinson.

* From 7 am CDT this morning through early Tuesday afternoon

* a potent upper level storm system will impact the region through
Tuesday acting on an abundance of moisture to produce several
rounds of showers and thunderstorms during the period. General
rainfall amounts of 2 to 3 inches can be expected through
Tuesday with isolated amounts up to 5 inches possible.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.






 High Wind Warning  Statement as of 11:17 am CDT on April 27, 2015


... High Wind Warning in effect until 2 PM CDT this afternoon...

The National Weather Service in New Orleans has issued a High
Wind Warning... which is in effect until 2 PM CDT this afternoon.

* Timing... this will occur about 30 minutes after rain has mostly
come to an end and will continue to about an hour

* winds... winds of 40 to 55 mph possible

* duration... 1 to 3 hours

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A High Wind Warning means a hazardous high wind event is expected
or occurring. Sustained wind speeds of at least 40 mph or gusts
of 58 mph or more can lead to property damage.



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