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St. Bernard Parish Emergency Management Office
Sunday May 12th, 2019 :: 05:55 a.m. CDT

Alert

Flash Flood Warning until 08:30AM

The National Weather Service in New Orleans has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for... Northwestern St. Bernard Parish in southeastern Louisiana... Northeastern St. Charles Parish in southeastern Louisiana... Orleans Parish in southeastern Louisiana... Northwestern Jefferson Parish in southeastern Louisiana... Northwestern Plaquemines Parish in southeastern Louisiana...

* Until 830 AM CDT.

* At 534 AM CDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing heavy rain across the warned area. Flash flooding is expected to begin shortly. Street flooding is being reported across portions of the area.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include... New Orleans, Chalmette, Avondale, Metairie, Marrero, Harvey, East New Orleans, Timberlane, Belle Chasse, Hahnville, Jefferson, Gretna, Harahan, Westwego, Lake Catherine, Luling, River Ridge, Boutte, Ama and Destrehan.

* AFFECTED AREAS: PLAQUEMINES, LA ... ORLEANS, LA ... ST. BERNARD, LA ... ST. CHARLES, LA ... JEFFERSON, LA

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.

Address/Location
St. Bernard Parish Emergency Management Office
8201 W Judge Perez Dr
Chalmette, LA 70043

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 504-278-4322

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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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