Flash Flood Watch issued May 25 at 10:37PM CDT until May 26 at 7:00PM CDT by NWS New Orleans
Hancock; Harrison; Jackson
...Flash Flood Watch is in effect through Saturday Evening...
.A very moist tropical air mass is in place over the central Gulf
States. Conditions will be favorable for potentially heavy
rainfall that may lead to flooding through Saturday evening.
...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING...
The Flash Flood Watch continues for
* portions of southeast Louisiana and Mississippi, including the
following areas, in southeast Louisiana, Ascension,
Assumption, East Baton Rouge, Iberville, Livingston, Lower
Jefferson, Lower Lafourche, Lower Plaquemines, Lower St.
Bernard, Lower Terrebonne, Orleans, Southern Tangipahoa, St.
Charles, St. James, St. John The Baptist, St. Tammany, Upper
Jefferson, Upper Lafourche, Upper Plaquemines, Upper St.
Bernard, Upper Terrebonne, and West Baton Rouge. In
Mississippi, Hancock, Harrison, and Jackson.
* through Saturday evening
* Widespread 2 to 4 inches of rainfall likely in swaths along
lake and sea breeze boundaries. Some locally higher amounts to
6 inches possible. Rain rates 2 to 3 inches per hour at times.
* POTENTIAL IMPACTS OF FLOODING include flooding of streets and
low lying areas. Increased water levels on area rivers and
streams. High rain rates may briefly overwhelm pumping
capacities until rates diminish.
A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.
Additional Flash Flood Watches may be extended in area and time
at a later time throughout the weekend as the situation unfolds.
You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.