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St James Parish Sheriff's Office
Tuesday August 29th, 2017 :: 11:33 a.m. CDT
Advisory

Flash Flood Warning until 01:30PM

The National Weather Service in New Orleans has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for... Southwestern St. John The Baptist Parish in southeastern Louisiana... St. James Parish in southeastern Louisiana... Southwestern St. Charles Parish in southeastern Louisiana... Northeastern Terrebonne Parish in southeastern Louisiana... Northwestern Lafourche Parish in southeastern Louisiana... Northeastern Assumption Parish in southeastern Louisiana...

* Until 130 PM CDT

* At 1129 AM CDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing heavy rain across the warned area. Flash flooding is expected to begin shortly.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include... Houma, Thibodaux, Napoleonville, Larose, Reserve, Hahnville, Gramercy, Lutcher, Lockport, Mathews, Schriever, Garyville, Boutte, Supreme, Raceland, Chackbay, Bayou Cane, Killona, Paradis and Gray. Additional rainfall amounts of 1 to 2 inches are possible in the warned area.

* AFFECTED AREAS: ASSUMPTION ... LAFOURCHE ... ST. CHARLES ... ST. JAMES ... ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST ... TERREBONNE

Instructions:

Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles. Please report flooding to your local law enforcement agency when you can do so safely.

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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:
Immediate - Responsive action SHOULD be taken immediately
Certainty:
Likely (p > ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Flash Flood Warning

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