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12:29 PM CDT on April 18, 2015 (GMT -0500)
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Active Advisory: Flash Flood Watch Active Notice: Record Report

Elev 10 ft 30.00 °N, 90.17 °W | Updated 3 minutes ago

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Pressure 29.91 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Few 1500 ft
Mostly Cloudy 6000 ft
Mostly Cloudy 11000 ft
Mostly Cloudy 25000 ft
Heat Index 73 °F
Dew Point 71 °F
Humidity 89%
Rainfall 1.23 in
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UV 7 out of 12
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METAR KMSY 181653Z 11006KT 10SM FEW015 BKN060 BKN110 BKN250 23/19 A2990 RMK AO2 SLP128 T02330189

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Pressure 29.91 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Few 1500 ft
Mostly Cloudy 6000 ft
Mostly Cloudy 11000 ft
Mostly Cloudy 25000 ft
Heat Index 73 °F
Dew Point 71 °F
Humidity 89%
Rainfall 1.23 in
Snow Depth Not available.
UV 7 out of 12
Pollen .90 out of 12
Air Quality Not available.
Flu Activity Local Activity
METAR KMSY 181653Z 11006KT 10SM FEW015 BKN060 BKN110 BKN250 23/19 A2990 RMK AO2 SLP128 T02330189

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Flash Flood Watch
Statement as of 11:42 AM CDT on April 18, 2015

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect until 7 PM CDT this
evening...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of southeast Louisiana and southern Mississippi...
including the following areas... in southeast Louisiana...
Ascension... Assumption... East Baton Rouge... East Feliciana...
Iberville... Livingston... lower Jefferson... lower Lafourche...
lower Plaquemines... lower St. Bernard... lower Terrebonne...
northern Tangipahoa... Orleans... Pointe Coupee... southern
Tangipahoa... St. Charles... St. Helena... St. James... St. John
The Baptist... St. Tammany... upper Jefferson... upper
Lafourche... upper Plaquemines... upper St. Bernard... upper
Terrebonne... Washington... West Baton Rouge and West Feliciana.
In southern Mississippi... Hancock... Harrison... Jackson and
Pearl River.

* Until 7 PM CDT this evening

* one more round of showers and thunderstorms may move across
southern Mississippi and southeast Louisiana this afternoon and
early evening. These thunderstorms could produce locally heavy
rainfall totals of one to three inches... on top of already
saturated soils. Some localized flooding could develop where
these heavier rains fall.

* Areas that see heavy rainfall within a short time could
receive flood water to depths that would impact property and
people in those areas. Area creeks... streams and rivers are
also likely to experience rises... and some may rise to
bankfull or flood levels over the next several days.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions are favorable for heavy
rainfall that may 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.