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St James Parish Sheriff's Office
Saturday January 27th, 2018 :: 01:12 p.m. CST

Advisory

Flash Flood Watch until 09:00PM

...A Flash Flood Watch is in effect across Southwest Mississippi, East Central Louisiana and Southeast Louisiana through this evening... .A wide swath of showers and and bands of embedded storms will produce heavy rainfall this afternoon into early this evening as it moves east. This may lead to some flash flooding of poorly drained areas and stream flooding on area rivers and bayous. ...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM CST THIS EVENING... The Flash Flood Watch continues 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, Pike, Walthall, and Wilkinson.

* until 9 PM CST this evening

* Rain rates of 1 to 2 inches per hour at times. Accumulations of 2 to 4 inches with isolated higher amounts possible.

* Flash flooding of low lying areas and along area streams and bayous.

* AFFECTED AREAS: 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 ... WEST FELICIANA

Instructions:

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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Address/Location
St James Parish Sheriff's Office
5800 Louisiana 44
Convent, LA 70723

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 225-562-2200

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Alert Details

Severity:
Severe - Significant threat to life or property
Urgency:
Expected - Responsive action SHOULD be taken soon (within next hour)
Certainty:
Possible (p <= ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Flash Flood Watch

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