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urgent - immediate broadcast requested flood watch national weather service new orleans la 845 pm cdt sat oct 21 2017 ...flash flood watch is in effect until 7 am cdt... .a rich stream of moisture moving from the gulf of mexico into the atchafalaya basin will produce torrential rainfall overnight. Flash flooding of poorly drained areas and along the area streams and bayous will be possible. The national weather service in new orleans has issued a * flash flood watch for a portion of southeast louisiana, including the following areas, iberville, pointe coupee, west baton rouge, and west feliciana. * until 7 am cdt sunday * rain rates of 4 to 5 inches per hour. Accumulations of 4 to 8 inches possible through daybreak sunday. * flash flooding of low lying areas and along area streams and bayous. Hazardous driving conditions along i-10 and u.s. 190 across the atchafalaya basin. 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.
A very slow moving, nearly stationary area of torrential rainfall will impact the east-central parishes of Louisiana overnight. A FLASH FLOOD WATCH is now in effect until 7 am CDT Sunday for West Feliciana, West Baton Rouge, Iberville and Pointe Coupee Parishes. Rain amounts of 4 to 8 inches will be possible overnight. Scattered showers and thunderstorms can be expected elsewhere. Balmy overnight lows mainly in the 70s.
Numerous showers and thunderstorms are expected Sunday and Sunday night along and in advance of a cold front that will move across the area Sunday night. Highs will be in the upper 70s and lower 80s Sunday.
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