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Special Marine Warning
Issued: 10:30 PM Jul. 6, 2020 – National Weather Service
The National Weather Service in New Orleans has issued a

* Special Marine Warning for...
Breton Sound...
Chandeleur Sound...
Lake Borgne...
Mississippi Sound...

* Until 615 PM CDT.

* At 530 PM CDT, showers with strong winds were located along a line
extending from near Lake Borgne to near Yscloskey, moving east at
25 knots.

HAZARD...Wind gusts 34 knots or greater.


IMPACT...Expect wind gusts in excess of 34 knots and suddenly
higher waves. Boats could sustain damage or capsize. Make
sure all on board are wearing life jackets. Return to
safe harbor if possible.

* Locations impacted include...
Lake Borgne.


Move to safe harbor immediately as gusty winds and high waves are



Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 8:39 PM Jul. 6, 2020 – National Weather Service

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* Portions of southeast Louisiana and 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 Mississippi, Amite, Hancock,
Harrison, Jackson, Pearl River, Pike, Walthall and Wilkinson.

* Through Tuesday evening

* Several locations have received excessive rainfall over the past
several days. The area soils have become saturated, leading to a
flash flood potential for any areas that may see additional
moderate to heavy rainfall through Tuesday afternoon.

* Rapid rises on area creeks, streams and drainage systems. Ponding
of water in low lying areas, including underpasses. Street
flooding in poorly drained areas.


Be prepared for potential flash flooding during periods of heavy
rainfall. If you encounter flooded roads, turn around - don't drown.
Find an alternate route to reach you destination.


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