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St James Parish Sheriff's Office
Monday August 19th, 2019 :: 12:19 p.m. CDT

Advisory

Flood Advisory until 02:15PM

The National Weather Service in New Orleans has issued a

* Urban and Small Stream Flood Advisory for... Southwestern St. John The Baptist Parish in southeastern Louisiana... Southern Ascension Parish in southeastern Louisiana... St. James Parish in southeastern Louisiana... St. Charles Parish in southeastern Louisiana... Southeastern Iberville Parish in southeastern Louisiana... North central Lafourche Parish in southeastern Louisiana... Northern Assumption Parish in southeastern Louisiana...

* Until 215 PM CDT.

* At 1217 PM CDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to slow moving thunderstorms. This will cause urban and small stream flooding in the advisory area. Up to two inches of rain have already fallen.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include... Gonzales, Donaldsonville, Napoleonville, Reserve, Hahnville, Laplace, St. Gabriel, Gramercy, Lutcher, White Castle, Sorrento, Geismer, Montz, Luling, Garyville, Boutte, Ama, Chackbay, Destrehan and St. Rose. Additional rainfall of 1 to 2 inches is expected over the area. This additional rain will result in minor flooding.

* AFFECTED AREAS: ASCENSION, LA ... ASSUMPTION, LA ... ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST, LA ... ST. CHARLES, LA ... LAFOURCHE, LA ... ST. JAMES, LA ... IBERVILLE, LA

Instructions:

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles.

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:
Minor - Minimal to no known threat to life or property
Urgency:
Expected - Responsive action SHOULD be taken soon (within next hour)
Certainty:
Likely (p > ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Flood Advisory

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