Flash Flood Watch issued May 25 at 10:41AM CDT until May 26 at 7:00PM CDT by NWS New Orleans
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; West Baton Rouge
...Flash Flood Watch is in effect through Saturday Evening...
.A very moist tropical air mass is in place over the central Gulf
States. Lake and sea breeze boundaries today will be slow moving
and will allow for focused heavy rain at times today through
Saturday. It should be noted that this is not a result of Sub-
tropical Storm Alberto at this time, but additional heavy rain
threat will increase as Alberto moves northward this weekend.
...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING...
The National Weather Service in New Orleans has issued a
* Flash Flood Watch 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 4 to 6 inches of rainfall likely in swaths along lake
and sea breeze boundaries. Some locally higher amounts greater
than 6 inches possible. Rain rates 2 to 3 inches per hour at
* 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.