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Livingston, LA

1001 AM CDT Thu Jun 22 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
The Amite River At Maurepas.
* until further notice.
* At 9:00 AM Thursday the stage was 4.8 feet.
* Flood stage is 4.0 feet.
* Impact...At 4.0 feet...Low-lying roads near Lake Maurepas will begin
to flood. Louisiana Trace will have standing water in some places.
Several roads between Killian and Maurepas will be impacted.
* 5.0 feet...Water will begin entering homes and numerous roads
will be flooded and impassable. Waterways will be closed at most locations.


LAT...LON 3035 9064 3026 9066 3025 9056 3034 9054


St. Martin, LA

1146 AM CDT Fri Jun 23 2017

...Flood Warning extended until Sunday evening...The Flood Warning
continues for
The Atchafalaya River At Morgan City.
* until Sunday evening...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 11:00 AM Friday the stage was 6.3 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 6.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
Sunday early afternoon.
* Impact...At stages near 6.0 feet...Flood stage. The city dock will
be under water. Water will cover the lower end of Belleview Front
Street in Berwick. Vessel traffic will be affected by stronger
river current and vessel traffic safety rules will be strictly
enforced by the U.S. Coast Guard.
* Impact...At stages near 5.0 feet...Floodwall gates will be closed
to protect against higher stages. Vessel traffic will be affected
by stronger river current and vessel traffic safety rules will be
strictly enforced by the U.S. Coast Guard.


LAT...LON 2997 9124 2980 9110 2939 9113 2951 9154
2986 9139 2995 9147



flash flood
Lawrence, MS

Ashley-Chicot-Morehouse-West Carroll-East Carroll-Richland-
Madison LA-Franklin LA-Catahoula-Tensas-Concordia-Bolivar-
Noxubee-Issaquena-Sharkey-Yazoo-Madison MS-Leake-Neshoba-Kemper-
Simpson-Smith-Jasper-Clarke-Jefferson-Adams-Franklin MS-Lincoln-
Lawrence-Jefferson Davis-Covington-Jones-Marion-Lamar-Forrest-
Including the cities of Crossett, North Crossett, Hamburg,
West Crossett, Dermott, Lake Village, Eudora, Bastrop, Oak Grove,
Epps, Lake Providence, Rayville, Delhi, Tallulah, Winnsboro,
Jonesville, Harrisonburg, Newellton, St. Joseph, Waterproof,
Vidalia, Ferriday, West Ferriday, Cleveland, Indianola,
Ruleville, Greenwood, Grenada, Vaiden, North Carrollton,
Carrollton, Winona, Eupora, Maben, Mathiston, West Point,
Columbus, Ackerman, Weir, Starkville, Greenville, Belzoni, Isola,
Durant, Tchula, Lexington, Pickens, Goodman, Kosciusko,
Louisville, Macon, Brooksville, Mayersville, Rolling Fork,
Anguilla, Yazoo City, Ridgeland, Madison, Canton, Carthage,
Philadelphia, Pearl River, De Kalb, Scooba, Vicksburg, Jackson,
Pearl, Brandon, Richland, Forest, Morton, Newton, Union, Decatur,
Conehatta, Meridian, Port Gibson, Crystal Springs, Hazlehurst,
Wesson, Magee, Mendenhall, Taylorsville, Raleigh, Bay Springs,
Heidelberg, Quitman, Stonewall, Shubuta, Fayette, Natchez, Bude,
Roxie, Meadville, Brookhaven, Monticello, New Hebron, Prentiss,
Bassfield, Collins, Mount Olive, Laurel, Columbia,
West Hattiesburg, Lumberton, Purvis, and Hattiesburg
455 PM CDT Fri Jun 23 2017


The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* Portions of southeast Arkansas, northeast Louisiana and
Mississippi, including the following areas in southeast
Arkansas, Ashley and Chicot. In northeast Louisiana,
Catahoula, Concordia, East Carroll, Franklin LA, Madison LA,
Morehouse, Richland, Tensas and West Carroll. In Mississippi,
Adams, Attala, Bolivar, Carroll, Choctaw, Claiborne, Clarke,
Clay, Copiah, Covington, Forrest, Franklin MS, Grenada, Hinds,
Holmes, Humphreys, Issaquena, Jasper, Jefferson, Jefferson
Davis, Jones, Kemper, Lamar, Lauderdale, Lawrence, Leake,
Leflore, Lincoln, Lowndes, Madison MS, Marion, Montgomery,
Neshoba, Newton, Noxubee, Oktibbeha, Rankin, Scott, Sharkey,
Simpson, Smith, Sunflower, Warren, Washington, Webster,
Winston and Yazoo.

* Until 7 PM CDT this evening

* Rainfall amounts of 1 to 2 inches in a short period of time
may lead to flash flooding, especially in areas where the
ground has been saturated by heavy rain over the past few

* The flooding of roads, low lying areas, and areas with poor
drainage will be possible. If encountering flooded roadways,
remember to turn around, don't drown.


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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