Southern Tangipahoa Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Hurricane Statement
Issued: 4:39 AM CDT May. 26, 2018 – National Weather Service

This product covers southeast Louisiana and south Mississippi

**tropical storm and storm surge watches in effect for portions of
southeast Louisiana and coastal mississippi**

New information
---------------

* changes to watches and warnings:
    - none

* current watches and warnings:
    - a storm surge watch and tropical storm watch are in effect for
      Hancock, Harrison, Jackson, lower Plaquemines, lower St.
      Bernard, Orleans, and upper St. Bernard
    - a tropical storm watch is in effect for Ascension, Livingston,
      lower Jefferson, southern Tangipahoa, St. Charles, St. James,
      St. John The Baptist, St. Tammany, upper Jefferson, and upper
      Plaquemines

* storm information:
    - about 750 miles south-southeast of New Orleans la or about 760
      miles south-southeast of Gulfport MS
    - 19.9n 85.6w
    - storm intensity 40 mph
    - movement north-northeast or 15 degrees at 7 mph

Situation overview
------------------

* overview... at 400 am CDT, sub-Tropical Storm Alberto was moving
north-northeast near 7 mph off the coast of the Yucatan Peninsula. The
system is expected to continue moving north-northeast at a faster
speed later today, followed by a turn to the northwest on Sunday.
Tropical impacts should begin to be felt across southeast Louisiana
and southern Mississippi by late Sunday and Sunday night and persist
through Tuesday morning.

The primary impact will be heavy rainfall that could produce inland
flooding. Secondary impacts will be storm surge, tornadoes, and
tropical storm force winds.

Potential impacts
-----------------

* flooding rain:
prepare for dangerous rainfall flooding having possible significant
impacts across portions of the Mississippi coast and extreme
southeast Louisiana. Potential impacts include:
    - moderate rainfall flooding may prompt several evacuations and
      rescues.
    - Rivers and tributaries may quickly become swollen with swifter
      currents and overspill their banks in a few places, especially
      in usually vulnerable spots. Small streams, creeks, canals, and
      ditches overflow.
    - Flood waters can enter some structures or weaken foundations.
      Several places may experience expanded areas of rapid
      inundation at underpasses, low-lying spots, and poor drainage
      areas. Some streets and parking lots take on moving water as
      storm drains and retention ponds overflow. Driving conditions
      become hazardous. Some Road and bridge closures.

* Wind:
prepare for hazardous wind having possible limited impacts across
southeast Louisiana and south Mississippi. Potential impacts include:
    - damage to porches, awnings, carports, sheds, and unanchored
      Mobile homes. Unsecured lightweight objects blown about.
    - Many large tree limbs broken off. A few trees snapped or
      uprooted, but with greater numbers in places where trees are
      shallow rooted. Some fences and roadway signs blown over.
    - A few roads impassable from debris, particularly within urban
      or heavily wooded places. Hazardous driving conditions on
      bridges and other elevated roadways.
    - Scattered power and communications outages.

* Surge:
prepare for life-threatening surge having possible significant
impacts across the immediate coast of Mississippi and also
for east facing shores outside of the hurricane protection system
in far southeast Louisiana. Potential impacts in
this area include:
    - areas of inundation with storm surge flooding accentuated by
      waves. Damage to several buildings, mainly near the coast.
    - Sections of near-shore escape routes and secondary roads become
      weakened or washed out, especially in usually vulnerable low
      spots.
    - Major beach erosion with heavy surf breaching dunes. Strong and
      numerous rip currents.
    - Moderate damage to marinas, docks, boardwalks, and piers.
      Several small craft broken away from moorings, especially in
      unprotected anchorages.

Precautionary/preparedness actions
----------------------------------

* additional sources of information:
- for information on appropriate preparations see ready.Gov
- for information on creating an emergency plan see getagameplan.Org
- for additional disaster preparedness information see Redcross.Org

Next update
-----------

The next local statement will be issued by the National Weather
Service in New Orleans la around 8 am CDT, or sooner if conditions
warrant.


439 am CDT Sat may 26 2018

This product covers southeast Louisiana and south Mississippi

**tropical storm and storm surge watches in effect for portions of
southeast Louisiana and coastal mississippi**

New information
---------------

* changes to watches and warnings:
    - none

* current watches and warnings:
    - a storm surge watch and tropical storm watch are in effect for
      Hancock, Harrison, Jackson, lower Plaquemines, lower St.
      Bernard, Orleans, and upper St. Bernard
    - a tropical storm watch is in effect for Ascension, Livingston,
      lower Jefferson, southern Tangipahoa, St. Charles, St. James,
      St. John The Baptist, St. Tammany, upper Jefferson, and upper
      Plaquemines

* storm information:
    - about 750 miles south-southeast of New Orleans la or about 760
      miles south-southeast of Gulfport MS
    - 19.9n 85.6w
    - storm intensity 40 mph
    - movement north-northeast or 15 degrees at 7 mph

Situation overview
------------------

* overview... at 400 am CDT, sub-Tropical Storm Alberto was moving
north-northeast near 7 mph off the coast of the Yucatan Peninsula. The
system is expected to continue moving north-northeast at a faster
speed later today, followed by a turn to the northwest on Sunday.
Tropical impacts should begin to be felt across southeast Louisiana
and southern Mississippi by late Sunday and Sunday night and persist
through Tuesday morning.

The primary impact will be heavy rainfall that could produce inland
flooding. Secondary impacts will be storm surge, tornadoes, and
tropical storm force winds.

Potential impacts
-----------------

* flooding rain:
prepare for dangerous rainfall flooding having possible significant
impacts across portions of the Mississippi coast and extreme
southeast Louisiana. Potential impacts include:
    - moderate rainfall flooding may prompt several evacuations and
      rescues.
    - Rivers and tributaries may quickly become swollen with swifter
      currents and overspill their banks in a few places, especially
      in usually vulnerable spots. Small streams, creeks, canals, and
      ditches overflow.
    - Flood waters can enter some structures or weaken foundations.
      Several places may experience expanded areas of rapid
      inundation at underpasses, low-lying spots, and poor drainage
      areas. Some streets and parking lots take on moving water as
      storm drains and retention ponds overflow. Driving conditions
      become hazardous. Some Road and bridge closures.

* Wind:
prepare for hazardous wind having possible limited impacts across
southeast Louisiana and south Mississippi. Potential impacts include:
    - damage to porches, awnings, carports, sheds, and unanchored
      Mobile homes. Unsecured lightweight objects blown about.
    - Many large tree limbs broken off. A few trees snapped or
      uprooted, but with greater numbers in places where trees are
      shallow rooted. Some fences and roadway signs blown over.
    - A few roads impassable from debris, particularly within urban
      or heavily wooded places. Hazardous driving conditions on
      bridges and other elevated roadways.
    - Scattered power and communications outages.

* Surge:
prepare for life-threatening surge having possible significant
impacts across the immediate coast of Mississippi and also
for east facing shores outside of the hurricane protection system
in far southeast Louisiana. Potential impacts in
this area include:
    - areas of inundation with storm surge flooding accentuated by
      waves. Damage to several buildings, mainly near the coast.
    - Sections of near-shore escape routes and secondary roads become
      weakened or washed out, especially in usually vulnerable low
      spots.
    - Major beach erosion with heavy surf breaching dunes. Strong and
      numerous rip currents.
    - Moderate damage to marinas, docks, boardwalks, and piers.
      Several small craft broken away from moorings, especially in
      unprotected anchorages.

Precautionary/preparedness actions
----------------------------------

* additional sources of information:
- for information on appropriate preparations see ready.Gov
- for information on creating an emergency plan see getagameplan.Org
- for additional disaster preparedness information see Redcross.Org

Next update
-----------

The next local statement will be issued by the National Weather
Service in New Orleans la around 8 am CDT, or sooner if conditions
warrant.



439 am CDT Sat may 26 2018

This product covers southeast Louisiana and south Mississippi

**tropical storm and storm surge watches in effect for portions of
southeast Louisiana and coastal mississippi**

New information
---------------

* changes to watches and warnings:
    - none

* current watches and warnings:
    - a storm surge watch and tropical storm watch are in effect for
      Hancock, Harrison, Jackson, lower Plaquemines, lower St.
      Bernard, Orleans, and upper St. Bernard
    - a tropical storm watch is in effect for Ascension, Livingston,
      lower Jefferson, southern Tangipahoa, St. Charles, St. James,
      St. John The Baptist, St. Tammany, upper Jefferson, and upper
      Plaquemines

* storm information:
    - about 750 miles south-southeast of New Orleans la or about 760
      miles south-southeast of Gulfport MS
    - 19.9n 85.6w
    - storm intensity 40 mph
    - movement north-northeast or 15 degrees at 7 mph

Situation overview
------------------

* overview... at 400 am CDT, sub-Tropical Storm Alberto was moving
north-northeast near 7 mph off the coast of the Yucatan Peninsula. The
system is expected to continue moving north-northeast at a faster
speed later today, followed by a turn to the northwest on Sunday.
Tropical impacts should begin to be felt across southeast Louisiana
and southern Mississippi by late Sunday and Sunday night and persist
through Tuesday morning.

The primary impact will be heavy rainfall that could produce inland
flooding. Secondary impacts will be storm surge, tornadoes, and
tropical storm force winds.

Potential impacts
-----------------

* flooding rain:
prepare for dangerous rainfall flooding having possible significant
impacts across portions of the Mississippi coast and extreme
southeast Louisiana. Potential impacts include:
    - moderate rainfall flooding may prompt several evacuations and
      rescues.
    - Rivers and tributaries may quickly become swollen with swifter
      currents and overspill their banks in a few places, especially
      in usually vulnerable spots. Small streams, creeks, canals, and
      ditches overflow.
    - Flood waters can enter some structures or weaken foundations.
      Several places may experience expanded areas of rapid
      inundation at underpasses, low-lying spots, and poor drainage
      areas. Some streets and parking lots take on moving water as
      storm drains and retention ponds overflow. Driving conditions
      become hazardous. Some Road and bridge closures.

* Wind:
prepare for hazardous wind having possible limited impacts across
southeast Louisiana and south Mississippi. Potential impacts include:
    - damage to porches, awnings, carports, sheds, and unanchored
      Mobile homes. Unsecured lightweight objects blown about.
    - Many large tree limbs broken off. A few trees snapped or
      uprooted, but with greater numbers in places where trees are
      shallow rooted. Some fences and roadway signs blown over.
    - A few roads impassable from debris, particularly within urban
      or heavily wooded places. Hazardous driving conditions on
      bridges and other elevated roadways.
    - Scattered power and communications outages.

* Surge:
prepare for life-threatening surge having possible significant
impacts across the immediate coast of Mississippi and also
for east facing shores outside of the hurricane protection system
in far southeast Louisiana. Potential impacts in
this area include:
    - areas of inundation with storm surge flooding accentuated by
      waves. Damage to several buildings, mainly near the coast.
    - Sections of near-shore escape routes and secondary roads become
      weakened or washed out, especially in usually vulnerable low
      spots.
    - Major beach erosion with heavy surf breaching dunes. Strong and
      numerous rip currents.
    - Moderate damage to marinas, docks, boardwalks, and piers.
      Several small craft broken away from moorings, especially in
      unprotected anchorages.

Precautionary/preparedness actions
----------------------------------

* additional sources of information:
- for information on appropriate preparations see ready.Gov
- for information on creating an emergency plan see getagameplan.Org
- for additional disaster preparedness information see Redcross.Org

Next update
-----------

The next local statement will be issued by the National Weather
Service in New Orleans la around 8 am CDT, or sooner if conditions
warrant.


439 am CDT Sat may 26 2018

This product covers southeast Louisiana and south Mississippi

**tropical storm and storm surge watches in effect for portions of
southeast Louisiana and coastal mississippi**

New information
---------------

* changes to watches and warnings:
    - none

* current watches and warnings:
    - a storm surge watch and tropical storm watch are in effect for
      Hancock, Harrison, Jackson, lower Plaquemines, lower St.
      Bernard, Orleans, and upper St. Bernard
    - a tropical storm watch is in effect for Ascension, Livingston,
      lower Jefferson, southern Tangipahoa, St. Charles, St. James,
      St. John The Baptist, St. Tammany, upper Jefferson, and upper
      Plaquemines

* storm information:
    - about 750 miles south-southeast of New Orleans la or about 760
      miles south-southeast of Gulfport MS
    - 19.9n 85.6w
    - storm intensity 40 mph
    - movement north-northeast or 15 degrees at 7 mph

Situation overview
------------------

* overview... at 400 am CDT, sub-Tropical Storm Alberto was moving
north-northeast near 7 mph off the coast of the Yucatan Peninsula. The
system is expected to continue moving north-northeast at a faster
speed later today, followed by a turn to the northwest on Sunday.
Tropical impacts should begin to be felt across southeast Louisiana
and southern Mississippi by late Sunday and Sunday night and persist
through Tuesday morning.

The primary impact will be heavy rainfall that could produce inland
flooding. Secondary impacts will be storm surge, tornadoes, and
tropical storm force winds.

Potential impacts
-----------------

* flooding rain:
prepare for dangerous rainfall flooding having possible significant
impacts across portions of the Mississippi coast and extreme
southeast Louisiana. Potential impacts include:
    - moderate rainfall flooding may prompt several evacuations and
      rescues.
    - Rivers and tributaries may quickly become swollen with swifter
      currents and overspill their banks in a few places, especially
      in usually vulnerable spots. Small streams, creeks, canals, and
      ditches overflow.
    - Flood waters can enter some structures or weaken foundations.
      Several places may experience expanded areas of rapid
      inundation at underpasses, low-lying spots, and poor drainage
      areas. Some streets and parking lots take on moving water as
      storm drains and retention ponds overflow. Driving conditions
      become hazardous. Some Road and bridge closures.

* Wind:
prepare for hazardous wind having possible limited impacts across
southeast Louisiana and south Mississippi. Potential impacts include:
    - damage to porches, awnings, carports, sheds, and unanchored
      Mobile homes. Unsecured lightweight objects blown about.
    - Many large tree limbs broken off. A few trees snapped or
      uprooted, but with greater numbers in places where trees are
      shallow rooted. Some fences and roadway signs blown over.
    - A few roads impassable from debris, particularly within urban
      or heavily wooded places. Hazardous driving conditions on
      bridges and other elevated roadways.
    - Scattered power and communications outages.

* Surge:
prepare for life-threatening surge having possible significant
impacts across the immediate coast of Mississippi and also
for east facing shores outside of the hurricane protection system
in far southeast Louisiana. Potential impacts in
this area include:
    - areas of inundation with storm surge flooding accentuated by
      waves. Damage to several buildings, mainly near the coast.
    - Sections of near-shore escape routes and secondary roads become
      weakened or washed out, especially in usually vulnerable low
      spots.
    - Major beach erosion with heavy surf breaching dunes. Strong and
      numerous rip currents.
    - Moderate damage to marinas, docks, boardwalks, and piers.
      Several small craft broken away from moorings, especially in
      unprotected anchorages.

Precautionary/preparedness actions
----------------------------------

* additional sources of information:
- for information on appropriate preparations see ready.Gov
- for information on creating an emergency plan see getagameplan.Org
- for additional disaster preparedness information see Redcross.Org

Next update
-----------

The next local statement will be issued by the National Weather
Service in New Orleans la around 8 am CDT, or sooner if conditions
warrant.



111 am CDT Sat may 26 2018

This product covers southeast Louisiana and south Mississippi

**tropical storm and storm surge watches in effect for portions of
southeast Louisiana and coastal mississippi**

New information
---------------

* changes to watches and warnings:
    - none

* current watches and warnings:
    - a storm surge watch and tropical storm watch are in effect for
      Hancock, Harrison, Jackson, lower Plaquemines, lower St.
      Bernard, Orleans, and upper St. Bernard
    - a tropical storm watch is in effect for Ascension, Livingston,
      lower Jefferson, southern Tangipahoa, St. Charles, St. James,
      St. John The Baptist, St. Tammany, upper Jefferson, and upper
      Plaquemines

* storm information:
    - about 800 miles south-southeast of New Orleans la or about 810
      miles south-southeast of Gulfport MS
    - 19.1n 85.7w
    - storm intensity 40 mph
    - movement east or 90 degrees at 4 mph

Situation overview
------------------

* overview... at 100 am CDT, sub-Tropical Storm Alberto was located
over the northwestern Caribbean Sea and was moving slowly east
near 4 mph. The system is expected to begin moving north later
today with a faster motion to the north expected Saturday night
and Sunday. Tropical impacts should begin to be felt across
southeast Louisiana and southern Mississippi by late
Sunday and Sunday night and persist through Tuesday morning. The
primary impact will be heavy rainfall that could produce inland
flooding. Secondary impacts will be storm surge, tornadoes, and
tropical storm force winds.

Potential impacts
-----------------

* flooding rain:
prepare for locally hazardous rainfall flooding having possible
limited impacts across portions of the Mississippi coast and
extreme southeast Louisiana and south Mississippi. Potential
impacts include:
    - localized rainfall flooding may prompt a few evacuations.
    - Rivers and tributaries may quickly rise with swifter currents.
      Small streams, creeks, canals, and ditches may become swollen
      and overflow in spots.
    - Flood waters can enter a few structures, especially in usually
      vulnerable spots. A few places where rapid ponding of water
      occurs at underpasses, low-lying spots, and poor drainage
      areas. Several storm drains and retention ponds become
      near-full and begin to overflow. Some brief Road and bridge
      closures.

* Wind:
prepare for dangerous wind having possible significant impacts across
extreme southeast Louisiana and coastal Mississippi. Potential impacts
include:
    - some damage to roofing and siding materials, along with damage
      to porches, awnings, carports, and sheds. A few buildings
      experiencing window, door, and garage door failures. Mobile
      homes damaged, especially if unanchored. Unsecured lightweight
      objects become dangerous projectiles.
    - Several large trees snapped or uprooted, but with greater
      numbers in places where trees are shallow rooted. Several
      fences and roadway signs blown over.
    - Some roads impassable from large debris, and more within urban
      or heavily wooded places. A few bridges, causeways, and access
      routes impassable.
    - Scattered power and communications outages, but more prevalent
      in areas with above ground lines.

* Surge:
prepare for life-threatening surge having possible significant
impacts across the immediate coast of Mississippi and also
for east facing shores outside of the hurricane protection system
in far southeast Louisiana. Potential impacts in
this area include:
    - areas of inundation with storm surge flooding accentuated by
      waves. Damage to several buildings, mainly near the coast.
    - Sections of near-shore escape routes and secondary roads become
      weakened or washed out, especially in usually vulnerable low
      spots.
    - Major beach erosion with heavy surf breaching dunes. Strong and
      numerous rip currents.
    - Moderate damage to marinas, docks, boardwalks, and piers.
      Several small craft broken away from moorings, especially in
      unprotected anchorages.

Precautionary/preparedness actions
----------------------------------

* additional sources of information:
- for information on appropriate preparations see ready.Gov
- for information on creating an emergency plan see getagameplan.Org
- for additional disaster preparedness information see Redcross.Org

Next update
-----------

The next local statement will be issued by the National Weather
Service in New Orleans la around 5 am CDT, or sooner if conditions
warrant.


111 am CDT Sat may 26 2018

This product covers southeast Louisiana and south Mississippi

**tropical storm and storm surge watches in effect for portions of
southeast Louisiana and coastal mississippi**

New information
---------------

* changes to watches and warnings:
    - none

* current watches and warnings:
    - a storm surge watch and tropical storm watch are in effect for
      Hancock, Harrison, Jackson, lower Plaquemines, lower St.
      Bernard, Orleans, and upper St. Bernard
    - a tropical storm watch is in effect for Ascension, Livingston,
      lower Jefferson, southern Tangipahoa, St. Charles, St. James,
      St. John The Baptist, St. Tammany, upper Jefferson, and upper
      Plaquemines

* storm information:
    - about 800 miles south-southeast of New Orleans la or about 810
      miles south-southeast of Gulfport MS
    - 19.1n 85.7w
    - storm intensity 40 mph
    - movement east or 90 degrees at 4 mph

Situation overview
------------------

* overview... at 100 am CDT, sub-Tropical Storm Alberto was located
over the northwestern Caribbean Sea and was moving slowly east
near 4 mph. The system is expected to begin moving north later
today with a faster motion to the north expected Saturday night
and Sunday. Tropical impacts should begin to be felt across
southeast Louisiana and southern Mississippi by late
Sunday and Sunday night and persist through Tuesday morning. The
primary impact will be heavy rainfall that could produce inland
flooding. Secondary impacts will be storm surge, tornadoes, and
tropical storm force winds.

Potential impacts
-----------------

* flooding rain:
prepare for locally hazardous rainfall flooding having possible
limited impacts across portions of the Mississippi coast and
extreme southeast Louisiana and south Mississippi. Potential
impacts include:
    - localized rainfall flooding may prompt a few evacuations.
    - Rivers and tributaries may quickly rise with swifter currents.
      Small streams, creeks, canals, and ditches may become swollen
      and overflow in spots.
    - Flood waters can enter a few structures, especially in usually
      vulnerable spots. A few places where rapid ponding of water
      occurs at underpasses, low-lying spots, and poor drainage
      areas. Several storm drains and retention ponds become
      near-full and begin to overflow. Some brief Road and bridge
      closures.

* Wind:
prepare for dangerous wind having possible significant impacts across
extreme southeast Louisiana and coastal Mississippi. Potential impacts
include:
    - some damage to roofing and siding materials, along with damage
      to porches, awnings, carports, and sheds. A few buildings
      experiencing window, door, and garage door failures. Mobile
      homes damaged, especially if unanchored. Unsecured lightweight
      objects become dangerous projectiles.
    - Several large trees snapped or uprooted, but with greater
      numbers in places where trees are shallow rooted. Several
      fences and roadway signs blown over.
    - Some roads impassable from large debris, and more within urban
      or heavily wooded places. A few bridges, causeways, and access
      routes impassable.
    - Scattered power and communications outages, but more prevalent
      in areas with above ground lines.

* Surge:
prepare for life-threatening surge having possible significant
impacts across the immediate coast of Mississippi and also
for east facing shores outside of the hurricane protection system
in far southeast Louisiana. Potential impacts in
this area include:
    - areas of inundation with storm surge flooding accentuated by
      waves. Damage to several buildings, mainly near the coast.
    - Sections of near-shore escape routes and secondary roads become
      weakened or washed out, especially in usually vulnerable low
      spots.
    - Major beach erosion with heavy surf breaching dunes. Strong and
      numerous rip currents.
    - Moderate damage to marinas, docks, boardwalks, and piers.
      Several small craft broken away from moorings, especially in
      unprotected anchorages.

Precautionary/preparedness actions
----------------------------------

* additional sources of information:
- for information on appropriate preparations see ready.Gov
- for information on creating an emergency plan see getagameplan.Org
- for additional disaster preparedness information see Redcross.Org

Next update
-----------

The next local statement will be issued by the National Weather
Service in New Orleans la around 5 am CDT, or sooner if conditions
warrant.


Coastal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 5:06 AM CDT May. 26, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Coastal flood advisory remains in effect until 7 am CDT
Tuesday...

* coastal flooding... 1 up to 3 feet above normal tides.

* Timing... Sunday through at least early Tuesday.

* Impacts... minor inundation of tidal areas around Lake
Pontchartrain and Maurepas outside of the hurricane risk
reduction levee system. Some minor flooding of lower reaches
of rivers and streams that drain into the tidal lakes.
Secondary roads may become impassible at high tides.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A coastal flood advisory indicates that onshore winds and tides
will combine to generate flooding of low areas along the shore.





506 am CDT Sat may 26 2018

... Flash Flood Watch now in effect through Tuesday evening...

The Flash Flood Watch is now in effect 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 Tuesday evening

* for today, widespread 2 to 4 inches of rainfall likely in
swaths along lake and sea breeze boundaries. Some locally higher
amounts possible. Rain rates 2 to 3 inches per hour at times.

* For Sunday through Tuesday, Alberto will set the stage for
extended periods of heavy rainfall training. Several inches to
over a foot of rainfall may be possible in isolated locations.
The Mississippi Gulf Coast has the highest potential for these
higher amounts.

* 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.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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.




Tropical Storm Watch
Issued: 6:47 AM CDT May. 26, 2018 – National Weather Service


647 am CDT Sat may 26 2018


432 am CDT Sat may 26 2018

... Tropical storm watch remains in effect...

* locations affected
    - Hammond
    - pontchatoula

* wind
    - latest local forecast: below tropical storm force wind
        - peak wind forecast: 10-15 mph with gusts to 20 mph

    - potential threat to life and property: potential for wind 39 to
      57 mph
        - the wind threat has remained nearly steady from the
          previous assessment.
        - Plan: plan for hazardous wind of equivalent tropical storm
          force due to possible forecast changes in track, size, or
          intensity.
        - Prepare: efforts to protect property should now be
          underway. Prepare for limited wind damage.
        - Act: act now to complete preparations before the wind
          becomes hazardous.

    - Potential impacts: limited
        - damage to porches, awnings, carports, sheds, and unanchored
          Mobile homes. Unsecured lightweight objects blown about.
        - Many large tree limbs broken off. A few trees snapped or
          uprooted, but with greater numbers in places where trees
          are shallow rooted. Some fences and roadway signs blown
          over.
        - A few roads impassable from debris, particularly within
          urban or heavily wooded places. Hazardous driving
          conditions on bridges and other elevated roadways.
        - Scattered power and communications outages.

* Storm surge
    - latest local forecast: localized storm surge possible
        - peak storm surge inundation: the potential for up to 2 feet
          above ground somewhere within surge prone areas
        - window of concern: begins early this evening

    - potential threat to life and property: potential for storm
      surge flooding greater than 1 foot above ground
        - the storm surge threat has increased from the previous
          assessment.
        - Plan: plan for storm surge flooding greater than 1 foot
          above ground.
        - Prepare: complete preparations for storm surge flooding,
          especially in low-lying vulnerable areas, before conditions
          become unsafe.
        - Act: leave immediately if evacuation orders are given for
          your area.

    - Potential impacts: limited
        - localized inundation with storm surge flooding mainly along
          immediate shorelines and in low-lying spots, or in areas
          farther inland near where higher surge waters move ashore.
        - Sections of near-shore roads and parking lots become
          overspread with surge water. Driving conditions dangerous
          in places where surge water covers the Road.
        - Minor to locally moderate damage to marinas, docks,
          boardwalks, and piers. A few small craft broken away from
          moorings.

* Flooding rain
    - latest local forecast: Flash Flood Watch is in effect
        - peak rainfall amounts: additional 1-3 inches, with locally
          higher amounts

    - potential threat to life and property: potential for localized
      flooding rain
        - the flooding rain threat has remained nearly steady from
          the previous assessment.
        - Plan: emergency plans should include the potential for
          localized flooding from heavy rain.
        - Prepare: consider protective actions if you are in an area
          vulnerable to flooding.
        - Act: heed any flood watches and warnings.

    - Potential impacts: limited
        - localized rainfall flooding may prompt a few evacuations.
        - Rivers and tributaries may quickly rise with swifter
          currents. Small streams, creeks, canals, and ditches may
          become swollen and overflow in spots.
        - Flood waters can enter a few structures, especially in
          usually vulnerable spots. A few places where rapid ponding
          of water occurs at underpasses, low-lying spots, and poor
          drainage areas. Several storm drains and retention ponds
          become near-full and begin to overflow. Some brief Road and
          bridge closures.

* Tornado
    - latest local forecast:
        - situation is unfavorable for tornadoes

    - potential threat to life and property: tornadoes not expected
        - the tornado threat has remained nearly steady from the
          previous assessment.
        - Plan: tornadoes are not expected. Showers and thunderstorms
          with gusty winds may still occur.
        - Prepare: little to no preparations needed to protect
          against tornadoes at this time. Keep informed of the latest
          tornado situation.
        - Act: listen for changes in the forecast.

    - Potential impacts: little to none
        - little to no potential impacts from tornadoes.

* For more information:
    - http://emergency.Louisiana.Gov




432 am CDT Sat may 26 2018

... Tropical storm watch remains in effect...

* locations affected
    - Hammond
    - pontchatoula

* wind
    - latest local forecast: below tropical storm force wind
        - peak wind forecast: 10-15 mph with gusts to 20 mph

    - potential threat to life and property: potential for wind 39 to
      57 mph
        - the wind threat has remained nearly steady from the
          previous assessment.
        - Plan: plan for hazardous wind of equivalent tropical storm
          force due to possible forecast changes in track, size, or
          intensity.
        - Prepare: efforts to protect property should now be
          underway. Prepare for limited wind damage.
        - Act: act now to complete preparations before the wind
          becomes hazardous.

    - Potential impacts: limited
        - damage to porches, awnings, carports, sheds, and unanchored
          Mobile homes. Unsecured lightweight objects blown about.
        - Many large tree limbs broken off. A few trees snapped or
          uprooted, but with greater numbers in places where trees
          are shallow rooted. Some fences and roadway signs blown
          over.
        - A few roads impassable from debris, particularly within
          urban or heavily wooded places. Hazardous driving
          conditions on bridges and other elevated roadways.
        - Scattered power and communications outages.

* Storm surge
    - latest local forecast: localized storm surge possible
        - peak storm surge inundation: the potential for up to 2 feet
          above ground somewhere within surge prone areas
        - window of concern: begins early this evening

    - potential threat to life and property: potential for storm
      surge flooding greater than 1 foot above ground
        - the storm surge threat has increased from the previous
          assessment.
        - Plan: plan for storm surge flooding greater than 1 foot
          above ground.
        - Prepare: complete preparations for storm surge flooding,
          especially in low-lying vulnerable areas, before conditions
          become unsafe.
        - Act: leave immediately if evacuation orders are given for
          your area.

    - Potential impacts: limited
        - localized inundation with storm surge flooding mainly along
          immediate shorelines and in low-lying spots, or in areas
          farther inland near where higher surge waters move ashore.
        - Sections of near-shore roads and parking lots become
          overspread with surge water. Driving conditions dangerous
          in places where surge water covers the Road.
        - Minor to locally moderate damage to marinas, docks,
          boardwalks, and piers. A few small craft broken away from
          moorings.

* Flooding rain
    - latest local forecast: Flash Flood Watch is in effect
        - peak rainfall amounts: additional 1-3 inches, with locally
          higher amounts

    - potential threat to life and property: potential for localized
      flooding rain
        - the flooding rain threat has remained nearly steady from
          the previous assessment.
        - Plan: emergency plans should include the potential for
          localized flooding from heavy rain.
        - Prepare: consider protective actions if you are in an area
          vulnerable to flooding.
        - Act: heed any flood watches and warnings.

    - Potential impacts: limited
        - localized rainfall flooding may prompt a few evacuations.
        - Rivers and tributaries may quickly rise with swifter
          currents. Small streams, creeks, canals, and ditches may
          become swollen and overflow in spots.
        - Flood waters can enter a few structures, especially in
          usually vulnerable spots. A few places where rapid ponding
          of water occurs at underpasses, low-lying spots, and poor
          drainage areas. Several storm drains and retention ponds
          become near-full and begin to overflow. Some brief Road and
          bridge closures.

* Tornado
    - latest local forecast:
        - situation is unfavorable for tornadoes

    - potential threat to life and property: tornadoes not expected
        - the tornado threat has remained nearly steady from the
          previous assessment.
        - Plan: tornadoes are not expected. Showers and thunderstorms
          with gusty winds may still occur.
        - Prepare: little to no preparations needed to protect
          against tornadoes at this time. Keep informed of the latest
          tornado situation.
        - Act: listen for changes in the forecast.

    - Potential impacts: little to none
        - little to no potential impacts from tornadoes.

* For more information:
    - http://emergency.Louisiana.Gov




432 am CDT Sat may 26 2018

... Tropical storm watch remains in effect...

* locations affected
    - Hammond
    - pontchatoula

* wind
    - latest local forecast: below tropical storm force wind
        - peak wind forecast: 10-15 mph with gusts to 20 mph

    - potential threat to life and property: potential for wind 39 to
      57 mph
        - the wind threat has remained nearly steady from the
          previous assessment.
        - Plan: plan for hazardous wind of equivalent tropical storm
          force due to possible forecast changes in track, size, or
          intensity.
        - Prepare: efforts to protect property should now be
          underway. Prepare for limited wind damage.
        - Act: act now to complete preparations before the wind
          becomes hazardous.

    - Potential impacts: limited
        - damage to porches, awnings, carports, sheds, and unanchored
          Mobile homes. Unsecured lightweight objects blown about.
        - Many large tree limbs broken off. A few trees snapped or
          uprooted, but with greater numbers in places where trees
          are shallow rooted. Some fences and roadway signs blown
          over.
        - A few roads impassable from debris, particularly within
          urban or heavily wooded places. Hazardous driving
          conditions on bridges and other elevated roadways.
        - Scattered power and communications outages.

* Storm surge
    - latest local forecast: localized storm surge possible
        - peak storm surge inundation: the potential for up to 2 feet
          above ground somewhere within surge prone areas
        - window of concern: begins early this evening

    - potential threat to life and property: potential for storm
      surge flooding greater than 1 foot above ground
        - the storm surge threat has increased from the previous
          assessment.
        - Plan: plan for storm surge flooding greater than 1 foot
          above ground.
        - Prepare: complete preparations for storm surge flooding,
          especially in low-lying vulnerable areas, before conditions
          become unsafe.
        - Act: leave immediately if evacuation orders are given for
          your area.

    - Potential impacts: limited
        - localized inundation with storm surge flooding mainly along
          immediate shorelines and in low-lying spots, or in areas
          farther inland near where higher surge waters move ashore.
        - Sections of near-shore roads and parking lots become
          overspread with surge water. Driving conditions dangerous
          in places where surge water covers the Road.
        - Minor to locally moderate damage to marinas, docks,
          boardwalks, and piers. A few small craft broken away from
          moorings.

* Flooding rain
    - latest local forecast: Flash Flood Watch is in effect
        - peak rainfall amounts: additional 1-3 inches, with locally
          higher amounts

    - potential threat to life and property: potential for localized
      flooding rain
        - the flooding rain threat has remained nearly steady from
          the previous assessment.
        - Plan: emergency plans should include the potential for
          localized flooding from heavy rain.
        - Prepare: consider protective actions if you are in an area
          vulnerable to flooding.
        - Act: heed any flood watches and warnings.

    - Potential impacts: limited
        - localized rainfall flooding may prompt a few evacuations.
        - Rivers and tributaries may quickly rise with swifter
          currents. Small streams, creeks, canals, and ditches may
          become swollen and overflow in spots.
        - Flood waters can enter a few structures, especially in
          usually vulnerable spots. A few places where rapid ponding
          of water occurs at underpasses, low-lying spots, and poor
          drainage areas. Several storm drains and retention ponds
          become near-full and begin to overflow. Some brief Road and
          bridge closures.

* Tornado
    - latest local forecast:
        - situation is unfavorable for tornadoes

    - potential threat to life and property: tornadoes not expected
        - the tornado threat has remained nearly steady from the
          previous assessment.
        - Plan: tornadoes are not expected. Showers and thunderstorms
          with gusty winds may still occur.
        - Prepare: little to no preparations needed to protect
          against tornadoes at this time. Keep informed of the latest
          tornado situation.
        - Act: listen for changes in the forecast.

    - Potential impacts: little to none
        - little to no potential impacts from tornadoes.

* For more information:
    - http://emergency.Louisiana.Gov




432 am CDT Sat may 26 2018

... Tropical storm watch remains in effect...

* locations affected
    - Hammond
    - pontchatoula

* wind
    - latest local forecast: below tropical storm force wind
        - peak wind forecast: 10-15 mph with gusts to 20 mph

    - potential threat to life and property: potential for wind 39 to
      57 mph
        - the wind threat has remained nearly steady from the
          previous assessment.
        - Plan: plan for hazardous wind of equivalent tropical storm
          force due to possible forecast changes in track, size, or
          intensity.
        - Prepare: efforts to protect property should now be
          underway. Prepare for limited wind damage.
        - Act: act now to complete preparations before the wind
          becomes hazardous.

    - Potential impacts: limited
        - damage to porches, awnings, carports, sheds, and unanchored
          Mobile homes. Unsecured lightweight objects blown about.
        - Many large tree limbs broken off. A few trees snapped or
          uprooted, but with greater numbers in places where trees
          are shallow rooted. Some fences and roadway signs blown
          over.
        - A few roads impassable from debris, particularly within
          urban or heavily wooded places. Hazardous driving
          conditions on bridges and other elevated roadways.
        - Scattered power and communications outages.

* Storm surge
    - latest local forecast: localized storm surge possible
        - peak storm surge inundation: the potential for up to 2 feet
          above ground somewhere within surge prone areas
        - window of concern: begins early this evening

    - potential threat to life and property: potential for storm
      surge flooding greater than 1 foot above ground
        - the storm surge threat has increased from the previous
          assessment.
        - Plan: plan for storm surge flooding greater than 1 foot
          above ground.
        - Prepare: complete preparations for storm surge flooding,
          especially in low-lying vulnerable areas, before conditions
          become unsafe.
        - Act: leave immediately if evacuation orders are given for
          your area.

    - Potential impacts: limited
        - localized inundation with storm surge flooding mainly along
          immediate shorelines and in low-lying spots, or in areas
          farther inland near where higher surge waters move ashore.
        - Sections of near-shore roads and parking lots become
          overspread with surge water. Driving conditions dangerous
          in places where surge water covers the Road.
        - Minor to locally moderate damage to marinas, docks,
          boardwalks, and piers. A few small craft broken away from
          moorings.

* Flooding rain
    - latest local forecast: Flash Flood Watch is in effect
        - peak rainfall amounts: additional 1-3 inches, with locally
          higher amounts

    - potential threat to life and property: potential for localized
      flooding rain
        - the flooding rain threat has remained nearly steady from
          the previous assessment.
        - Plan: emergency plans should include the potential for
          localized flooding from heavy rain.
        - Prepare: consider protective actions if you are in an area
          vulnerable to flooding.
        - Act: heed any flood watches and warnings.

    - Potential impacts: limited
        - localized rainfall flooding may prompt a few evacuations.
        - Rivers and tributaries may quickly rise with swifter
          currents. Small streams, creeks, canals, and ditches may
          become swollen and overflow in spots.
        - Flood waters can enter a few structures, especially in
          usually vulnerable spots. A few places where rapid ponding
          of water occurs at underpasses, low-lying spots, and poor
          drainage areas. Several storm drains and retention ponds
          become near-full and begin to overflow. Some brief Road and
          bridge closures.

* Tornado
    - latest local forecast:
        - situation is unfavorable for tornadoes

    - potential threat to life and property: tornadoes not expected
        - the tornado threat has remained nearly steady from the
          previous assessment.
        - Plan: tornadoes are not expected. Showers and thunderstorms
          with gusty winds may still occur.
        - Prepare: little to no preparations needed to protect
          against tornadoes at this time. Keep informed of the latest
          tornado situation.
        - Act: listen for changes in the forecast.

    - Potential impacts: little to none
        - little to no potential impacts from tornadoes.

* For more information:
    - http://emergency.Louisiana.Gov




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1256 am CDT Sat may 26 2018

... Tropical storm watch remains in effect...

* locations affected
    - Hammond
    - pontchatoula

* wind
    - latest local forecast: below tropical storm force wind
        - peak wind forecast: 5-10 mph with gusts to 15 mph

    - potential threat to life and property: potential for wind 39 to
      57 mph
        - the wind threat has remained nearly steady from the
          previous assessment.
        - Plan: plan for hazardous wind of equivalent tropical storm
          force due to possible forecast changes in track, size, or
          intensity.
        - Prepare: efforts to protect property should now be
          underway. Prepare for limited wind damage.
        - Act: act now to complete preparations before the wind
          becomes hazardous.

    - Potential impacts: limited
        - damage to porches, awnings, carports, sheds, and unanchored
          Mobile homes. Unsecured lightweight objects blown about.
        - Many large tree limbs broken off. A few trees snapped or
          uprooted, but with greater numbers in places where trees
          are shallow rooted. Some fences and roadway signs blown
          over.
        - A few roads impassable from debris, particularly within
          urban or heavily wooded places. Hazardous driving
          conditions on bridges and other elevated roadways.
        - Scattered power and communications outages.

* Storm surge
    - no storm surge inundation forecast

    - potential threat to life and property: little to no storm surge
      flooding
        - the storm surge threat has remained nearly steady from the
          previous assessment.
        - Plan: there is little to no threat of storm surge flooding.
          Rough surf, coastal erosion, and life-threatening rip
          currents are possible.
        - Prepare: little to no preparations for storm surge flooding
          are needed.
        - Act: follow the instructions of local officials. Monitor
          forecasts.

    - Potential impacts: little to none
        - little to no potential impacts from storm surge flooding.

* Flooding rain
    - latest local forecast: Flash Flood Watch is in effect
        - peak rainfall amounts: additional 1-3 inches, with locally
          higher amounts

    - potential threat to life and property: potential for localized
      flooding rain
        - the flooding rain threat has remained nearly steady from
          the previous assessment.
        - Plan: emergency plans should include the potential for
          localized flooding from heavy rain.
        - Prepare: consider protective actions if you are in an area
          vulnerable to flooding.
        - Act: heed any flood watches and warnings.

    - Potential impacts: limited
        - localized rainfall flooding may prompt a few evacuations.
        - Rivers and tributaries may quickly rise with swifter
          currents. Small streams, creeks, canals, and ditches may
          become swollen and overflow in spots.
        - Flood waters can enter a few structures, especially in
          usually vulnerable spots. A few places where rapid ponding
          of water occurs at underpasses, low-lying spots, and poor
          drainage areas. Several storm drains and retention ponds
          become near-full and begin to overflow. Some brief Road and
          bridge closures.

* Tornado
    - latest local forecast:
        - situation is unfavorable for tornadoes

    - potential threat to life and property: tornadoes not expected
        - the tornado threat has remained nearly steady from the
          previous assessment.
        - Plan: tornadoes are not expected. Showers and thunderstorms
          with gusty winds may still occur.
        - Prepare: little to no preparations needed to protect
          against tornadoes at this time. Keep informed of the latest
          tornado situation.
        - Act: listen for changes in the forecast.

    - Potential impacts: little to none
        - little to no potential impacts from tornadoes.

* For more information:
    - http://emergency.Louisiana.Gov




1256 am CDT Sat may 26 2018

... Tropical storm watch remains in effect...

* locations affected
    - Hammond
    - pontchatoula

* wind
    - latest local forecast: below tropical storm force wind
        - peak wind forecast: 5-10 mph with gusts to 15 mph

    - potential threat to life and property: potential for wind 39 to
      57 mph
        - the wind threat has remained nearly steady from the
          previous assessment.
        - Plan: plan for hazardous wind of equivalent tropical storm
          force due to possible forecast changes in track, size, or
          intensity.
        - Prepare: efforts to protect property should now be
          underway. Prepare for limited wind damage.
        - Act: act now to complete preparations before the wind
          becomes hazardous.

    - Potential impacts: limited
        - damage to porches, awnings, carports, sheds, and unanchored
          Mobile homes. Unsecured lightweight objects blown about.
        - Many large tree limbs broken off. A few trees snapped or
          uprooted, but with greater numbers in places where trees
          are shallow rooted. Some fences and roadway signs blown
          over.
        - A few roads impassable from debris, particularly within
          urban or heavily wooded places. Hazardous driving
          conditions on bridges and other elevated roadways.
        - Scattered power and communications outages.

* Storm surge
    - no storm surge inundation forecast

    - potential threat to life and property: little to no storm surge
      flooding
        - the storm surge threat has remained nearly steady from the
          previous assessment.
        - Plan: there is little to no threat of storm surge flooding.
          Rough surf, coastal erosion, and life-threatening rip
          currents are possible.
        - Prepare: little to no preparations for storm surge flooding
          are needed.
        - Act: follow the instructions of local officials. Monitor
          forecasts.

    - Potential impacts: little to none
        - little to no potential impacts from storm surge flooding.

* Flooding rain
    - latest local forecast: Flash Flood Watch is in effect
        - peak rainfall amounts: additional 1-3 inches, with locally
          higher amounts

    - potential threat to life and property: potential for localized
      flooding rain
        - the flooding rain threat has remained nearly steady from
          the previous assessment.
        - Plan: emergency plans should include the potential for
          localized flooding from heavy rain.
        - Prepare: consider protective actions if you are in an area
          vulnerable to flooding.
        - Act: heed any flood watches and warnings.

    - Potential impacts: limited
        - localized rainfall flooding may prompt a few evacuations.
        - Rivers and tributaries may quickly rise with swifter
          currents. Small streams, creeks, canals, and ditches may
          become swollen and overflow in spots.
        - Flood waters can enter a few structures, especially in
          usually vulnerable spots. A few places where rapid ponding
          of water occurs at underpasses, low-lying spots, and poor
          drainage areas. Several storm drains and retention ponds
          become near-full and begin to overflow. Some brief Road and
          bridge closures.

* Tornado
    - latest local forecast:
        - situation is unfavorable for tornadoes

    - potential threat to life and property: tornadoes not expected
        - the tornado threat has remained nearly steady from the
          previous assessment.
        - Plan: tornadoes are not expected. Showers and thunderstorms
          with gusty winds may still occur.
        - Prepare: little to no preparations needed to protect
          against tornadoes at this time. Keep informed of the latest
          tornado situation.
        - Act: listen for changes in the forecast.

    - Potential impacts: little to none
        - little to no potential impacts from tornadoes.

* For more information:
    - http://emergency.Louisiana.Gov




1256 am CDT Sat may 26 2018

... Tropical storm watch remains in effect...

* locations affected
    - Hammond
    - pontchatoula

* wind
    - latest local forecast: below tropical storm force wind
        - peak wind forecast: 5-10 mph with gusts to 15 mph

    - potential threat to life and property: potential for wind 39 to
      57 mph
        - the wind threat has remained nearly steady from the
          previous assessment.
        - Plan: plan for hazardous wind of equivalent tropical storm
          force due to possible forecast changes in track, size, or
          intensity.
        - Prepare: efforts to protect property should now be
          underway. Prepare for limited wind damage.
        - Act: act now to complete preparations before the wind
          becomes hazardous.

    - Potential impacts: limited
        - damage to porches, awnings, carports, sheds, and unanchored
          Mobile homes. Unsecured lightweight objects blown about.
        - Many large tree limbs broken off. A few trees snapped or
          uprooted, but with greater numbers in places where trees
          are shallow rooted. Some fences and roadway signs blown
          over.
        - A few roads impassable from debris, particularly within
          urban or heavily wooded places. Hazardous driving
          conditions on bridges and other elevated roadways.
        - Scattered power and communications outages.

* Storm surge
    - no storm surge inundation forecast

    - potential threat to life and property: little to no storm surge
      flooding
        - the storm surge threat has remained nearly steady from the
          previous assessment.
        - Plan: there is little to no threat of storm surge flooding.
          Rough surf, coastal erosion, and life-threatening rip
          currents are possible.
        - Prepare: little to no preparations for storm surge flooding
          are needed.
        - Act: follow the instructions of local officials. Monitor
          forecasts.

    - Potential impacts: little to none
        - little to no potential impacts from storm surge flooding.

* Flooding rain
    - latest local forecast: Flash Flood Watch is in effect
        - peak rainfall amounts: additional 1-3 inches, with locally
          higher amounts

    - potential threat to life and property: potential for localized
      flooding rain
        - the flooding rain threat has remained nearly steady from
          the previous assessment.
        - Plan: emergency plans should include the potential for
          localized flooding from heavy rain.
        - Prepare: consider protective actions if you are in an area
          vulnerable to flooding.
        - Act: heed any flood watches and warnings.

    - Potential impacts: limited
        - localized rainfall flooding may prompt a few evacuations.
        - Rivers and tributaries may quickly rise with swifter
          currents. Small streams, creeks, canals, and ditches may
          become swollen and overflow in spots.
        - Flood waters can enter a few structures, especially in
          usually vulnerable spots. A few places where rapid ponding
          of water occurs at underpasses, low-lying spots, and poor
          drainage areas. Several storm drains and retention ponds
          become near-full and begin to overflow. Some brief Road and
          bridge closures.

* Tornado
    - latest local forecast:
        - situation is unfavorable for tornadoes

    - potential threat to life and property: tornadoes not expected
        - the tornado threat has remained nearly steady from the
          previous assessment.
        - Plan: tornadoes are not expected. Showers and thunderstorms
          with gusty winds may still occur.
        - Prepare: little to no preparations needed to protect
          against tornadoes at this time. Keep informed of the latest
          tornado situation.
        - Act: listen for changes in the forecast.

    - Potential impacts: little to none
        - little to no potential impacts from tornadoes.

* For more information:
    - http://emergency.Louisiana.Gov




1256 am CDT Sat may 26 2018

... Tropical storm watch remains in effect...

* locations affected
    - Hammond
    - pontchatoula

* wind
    - latest local forecast: below tropical storm force wind
        - peak wind forecast: 5-10 mph with gusts to 15 mph

    - potential threat to life and property: potential for wind 39 to
      57 mph
        - the wind threat has remained nearly steady from the
          previous assessment.
        - Plan: plan for hazardous wind of equivalent tropical storm
          force due to possible forecast changes in track, size, or
          intensity.
        - Prepare: efforts to protect property should now be
          underway. Prepare for limited wind damage.
        - Act: act now to complete preparations before the wind
          becomes hazardous.

    - Potential impacts: limited
        - damage to porches, awnings, carports, sheds, and unanchored
          Mobile homes. Unsecured lightweight objects blown about.
        - Many large tree limbs broken off. A few trees snapped or
          uprooted, but with greater numbers in places where trees
          are shallow rooted. Some fences and roadway signs blown
          over.
        - A few roads impassable from debris, particularly within
          urban or heavily wooded places. Hazardous driving
          conditions on bridges and other elevated roadways.
        - Scattered power and communications outages.

* Storm surge
    - no storm surge inundation forecast

    - potential threat to life and property: little to no storm surge
      flooding
        - the storm surge threat has remained nearly steady from the
          previous assessment.
        - Plan: there is little to no threat of storm surge flooding.
          Rough surf, coastal erosion, and life-threatening rip
          currents are possible.
        - Prepare: little to no preparations for storm surge flooding
          are needed.
        - Act: follow the instructions of local officials. Monitor
          forecasts.

    - Potential impacts: little to none
        - little to no potential impacts from storm surge flooding.

* Flooding rain
    - latest local forecast: Flash Flood Watch is in effect
        - peak rainfall amounts: additional 1-3 inches, with locally
          higher amounts

    - potential threat to life and property: potential for localized
      flooding rain
        - the flooding rain threat has remained nearly steady from
          the previous assessment.
        - Plan: emergency plans should include the potential for
          localized flooding from heavy rain.
        - Prepare: consider protective actions if you are in an area
          vulnerable to flooding.
        - Act: heed any flood watches and warnings.

    - Potential impacts: limited
        - localized rainfall flooding may prompt a few evacuations.
        - Rivers and tributaries may quickly rise with swifter
          currents. Small streams, creeks, canals, and ditches may
          become swollen and overflow in spots.
        - Flood waters can enter a few structures, especially in
          usually vulnerable spots. A few places where rapid ponding
          of water occurs at underpasses, low-lying spots, and poor
          drainage areas. Several storm drains and retention ponds
          become near-full and begin to overflow. Some brief Road and
          bridge closures.

* Tornado
    - latest local forecast:
        - situation is unfavorable for tornadoes

    - potential threat to life and property: tornadoes not expected
        - the tornado threat has remained nearly steady from the
          previous assessment.
        - Plan: tornadoes are not expected. Showers and thunderstorms
          with gusty winds may still occur.
        - Prepare: little to no preparations needed to protect
          against tornadoes at this time. Keep informed of the latest
          tornado situation.
        - Act: listen for changes in the forecast.

    - Potential impacts: little to none
        - little to no potential impacts from tornadoes.

* For more information:
    - http://emergency.Louisiana.Gov




1241 am CDT Sat may 26 2018


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1241 am CDT Sat may 26 2018


1233 am CDT Sat may 26 2018

... Tropical storm watch remains in effect...

* locations affected
    - Hammond
    - pontchatoula

* wind
    - latest local forecast: below tropical storm force wind
        - peak wind forecast: 5-10 mph with gusts to 15 mph

    - potential threat to life and property: potential for wind 39 to
      57 mph
        - the wind threat has remained nearly steady from the
          previous assessment.
        - Plan: plan for hazardous wind of equivalent tropical storm
          force due to possible forecast changes in track, size, or
          intensity.
        - Prepare: efforts to protect property should now be
          underway. Prepare for limited wind damage.
        - Act: act now to complete preparations before the wind
          becomes hazardous.

    - Potential impacts: limited
        - damage to porches, awnings, carports, sheds, and unanchored
          Mobile homes. Unsecured lightweight objects blown about.
        - Many large tree limbs broken off. A few trees snapped or
          uprooted, but with greater numbers in places where trees
          are shallow rooted. Some fences and roadway signs blown
          over.
        - A few roads impassable from debris, particularly within
          urban or heavily wooded places. Hazardous driving
          conditions on bridges and other elevated roadways.
        - Scattered power and communications outages.

* Storm surge
    - no storm surge inundation forecast

    - potential threat to life and property: little to no storm surge
      flooding
        - the storm surge threat has remained nearly steady from the
          previous assessment.
        - Plan: there is little to no threat of storm surge flooding.
          Rough surf, coastal erosion, and life-threatening rip
          currents are possible.
        - Prepare: little to no preparations for storm surge flooding
          are needed.
        - Act: follow the instructions of local officials. Monitor
          forecasts.

    - Potential impacts: little to none
        - little to no potential impacts from storm surge flooding.

* Flooding rain
    - latest local forecast: Flash Flood Watch is in effect
        - peak rainfall amounts: additional 1-3 inches, with locally
          higher amounts

    - potential threat to life and property: potential for localized
      flooding rain
        - the flooding rain threat has remained nearly steady from
          the previous assessment.
        - Plan: emergency plans should include the potential for
          localized flooding from heavy rain.
        - Prepare: consider protective actions if you are in an area
          vulnerable to flooding.
        - Act: heed any flood watches and warnings.

    - Potential impacts: limited
        - localized rainfall flooding may prompt a few evacuations.
        - Rivers and tributaries may quickly rise with swifter
          currents. Small streams, creeks, canals, and ditches may
          become swollen and overflow in spots.
        - Flood waters can enter a few structures, especially in
          usually vulnerable spots. A few places where rapid ponding
          of water occurs at underpasses, low-lying spots, and poor
          drainage areas. Several storm drains and retention ponds
          become near-full and begin to overflow. Some brief Road and
          bridge closures.

* Tornado
    - latest local forecast:
        - situation is unfavorable for tornadoes

    - potential threat to life and property: tornadoes not expected
        - the tornado threat has remained nearly steady from the
          previous assessment.
        - Plan: tornadoes are not expected. Showers and thunderstorms
          with gusty winds may still occur.
        - Prepare: little to no preparations needed to protect
          against tornadoes at this time. Keep informed of the latest
          tornado situation.
        - Act: listen for changes in the forecast.

    - Potential impacts: little to none
        - little to no potential impacts from tornadoes.

* For more information:
    - http://emergency.Louisiana.Gov




1233 am CDT Sat may 26 2018

... Tropical storm watch remains in effect...

* locations affected
    - Hammond
    - pontchatoula

* wind
    - latest local forecast: below tropical storm force wind
        - peak wind forecast: 5-10 mph with gusts to 15 mph

    - potential threat to life and property: potential for wind 39 to
      57 mph
        - the wind threat has remained nearly steady from the
          previous assessment.
        - Plan: plan for hazardous wind of equivalent tropical storm
          force due to possible forecast changes in track, size, or
          intensity.
        - Prepare: efforts to protect property should now be
          underway. Prepare for limited wind damage.
        - Act: act now to complete preparations before the wind
          becomes hazardous.

    - Potential impacts: limited
        - damage to porches, awnings, carports, sheds, and unanchored
          Mobile homes. Unsecured lightweight objects blown about.
        - Many large tree limbs broken off. A few trees snapped or
          uprooted, but with greater numbers in places where trees
          are shallow rooted. Some fences and roadway signs blown
          over.
        - A few roads impassable from debris, particularly within
          urban or heavily wooded places. Hazardous driving
          conditions on bridges and other elevated roadways.
        - Scattered power and communications outages.

* Storm surge
    - no storm surge inundation forecast

    - potential threat to life and property: little to no storm surge
      flooding
        - the storm surge threat has remained nearly steady from the
          previous assessment.
        - Plan: there is little to no threat of storm surge flooding.
          Rough surf, coastal erosion, and life-threatening rip
          currents are possible.
        - Prepare: little to no preparations for storm surge flooding
          are needed.
        - Act: follow the instructions of local officials. Monitor
          forecasts.

    - Potential impacts: little to none
        - little to no potential impacts from storm surge flooding.

* Flooding rain
    - latest local forecast: Flash Flood Watch is in effect
        - peak rainfall amounts: additional 1-3 inches, with locally
          higher amounts

    - potential threat to life and property: potential for localized
      flooding rain
        - the flooding rain threat has remained nearly steady from
          the previous assessment.
        - Plan: emergency plans should include the potential for
          localized flooding from heavy rain.
        - Prepare: consider protective actions if you are in an area
          vulnerable to flooding.
        - Act: heed any flood watches and warnings.

    - Potential impacts: limited
        - localized rainfall flooding may prompt a few evacuations.
        - Rivers and tributaries may quickly rise with swifter
          currents. Small streams, creeks, canals, and ditches may
          become swollen and overflow in spots.
        - Flood waters can enter a few structures, especially in
          usually vulnerable spots. A few places where rapid ponding
          of water occurs at underpasses, low-lying spots, and poor
          drainage areas. Several storm drains and retention ponds
          become near-full and begin to overflow. Some brief Road and
          bridge closures.

* Tornado
    - latest local forecast:
        - situation is unfavorable for tornadoes

    - potential threat to life and property: tornadoes not expected
        - the tornado threat has remained nearly steady from the
          previous assessment.
        - Plan: tornadoes are not expected. Showers and thunderstorms
          with gusty winds may still occur.
        - Prepare: little to no preparations needed to protect
          against tornadoes at this time. Keep informed of the latest
          tornado situation.
        - Act: listen for changes in the forecast.

    - Potential impacts: little to none
        - little to no potential impacts from tornadoes.

* For more information:
    - http://emergency.Louisiana.Gov




Coastal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 5:06 AM CDT May. 26, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Coastal flood advisory remains in effect until 7 am CDT
Tuesday...

* coastal flooding... 1 up to 3 feet above normal tides.

* Timing... Sunday through at least early Tuesday.

* Impacts... minor inundation of tidal areas around Lake
Pontchartrain and Maurepas outside of the hurricane risk
reduction levee system. Some minor flooding of lower reaches
of rivers and streams that drain into the tidal lakes.
Secondary roads may become impassible at high tides.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A coastal flood advisory indicates that onshore winds and tides
will combine to generate flooding of low areas along the shore.





506 am CDT Sat may 26 2018

... Flash Flood Watch now in effect through Tuesday evening...

The Flash Flood Watch is now in effect 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 Tuesday evening

* for today, widespread 2 to 4 inches of rainfall likely in
swaths along lake and sea breeze boundaries. Some locally higher
amounts possible. Rain rates 2 to 3 inches per hour at times.

* For Sunday through Tuesday, Alberto will set the stage for
extended periods of heavy rainfall training. Several inches to
over a foot of rainfall may be possible in isolated locations.
The Mississippi Gulf Coast has the highest potential for these
higher amounts.

* 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.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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.




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