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Flood Warning
Issued: 11:17 AM CDT May. 23, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Flood Warning extended until Sunday June 11... the Flood Warning
continues for
the Mississippi River at Reserve.
* Until Sunday June 11.
* At 10:00 am Tuesday the stage was 22.5 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 22.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 23.0 feet by
Thursday morning. The river will fall below flood stage Saturday
June 10th.
* Impact... at 22.0 feet... marine and Industrial interests along the
river, upstream barge operators, and facilities are impacted.
Navigation will become difficult for smaller river craft. Safety
precautions for river traffic are urged.


Lat... Lon 3009 9079 3001 9087 2999 9048 3007 9046







Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 5:13 AM CDT May. 23, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect until noon CDT today...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of southeast Louisiana and Mississippi, including the
following areas, in southeast Louisiana, Assumption, lower
Jefferson, lower Lafourche, lower Plaquemines, lower St.
Bernard, lower Terrebonne, Orleans, St. Charles, St. James,
St. John The Baptist, St. Tammany, upper Jefferson, upper
Lafourche, upper Plaquemines, upper St. Bernard, and upper
Terrebonne. In Mississippi, Hancock, Harrison, Jackson, and
Pearl River.

* Until noon CDT today

* a slow moving trough will continue the potential for moderate to
heavy rainfall over the watch area. Rainfall over the past
several days has caused ground saturation throughout the region.

* Additional amounts of 1 to 2 inches of rainfall will be possible
through noon today. If this amount falls over a short period on
already saturated ground, flash flooding could result. In
addition there could be some minor river flooding issues as
well.

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.




Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 5:13 AM CDT May. 23, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect until noon CDT today...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of southeast Louisiana and Mississippi, including the
following areas, in southeast Louisiana, Assumption, lower
Jefferson, lower Lafourche, lower Plaquemines, lower St.
Bernard, lower Terrebonne, Orleans, St. Charles, St. James,
St. John The Baptist, St. Tammany, upper Jefferson, upper
Lafourche, upper Plaquemines, upper St. Bernard, and upper
Terrebonne. In Mississippi, Hancock, Harrison, Jackson, and
Pearl River.

* Until noon CDT today

* a slow moving trough will continue the potential for moderate to
heavy rainfall over the watch area. Rainfall over the past
several days has caused ground saturation throughout the region.

* Additional amounts of 1 to 2 inches of rainfall will be possible
through noon today. If this amount falls over a short period on
already saturated ground, flash flooding could result. In
addition there could be some minor river flooding issues as
well.

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.




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