Update: Flash Flood Watch issued January 27 at 11:08AM CST expiring January 27 at 9:00PM CST by NWS New Orleans LA

Event: Flash Flood Watch
Sender Name: NWS New Orleans LA
Issued: 2018-01-27T11:28:25-06:00
Expires: 2018-01-27T21:00:00-06:00
Description: A wide swath of showers and and bands of embedded storms will
produce heavy rainfall this afternoon into early this evening as
it moves east. This may lead to some flash flooding of poorly
drained areas and stream flooding on area rivers and bayous.
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, Amite,
Pike, Walthall, and Wilkinson.

* until 9 PM CST this evening

* Rain rates of 1 to 2 inches per hour at times. Accumulations
of 2 to 4 inches with isolated higher amounts possible.

* Flash flooding of low lying areas and along area streams and

Instruction: A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that 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.

Link to more Info: http://www.weather.gov
Urgency: Future
Severity: Severe
Certainty: Possible
Categories: Met,
Area Description: Amite; St. James; Upper St. Bernard; Lower Terrebonne; Northern Tangipahoa; East Feliciana; Washington; Upper Plaquemines; Iberville; Lower Jefferson; St. Helena; St. Charles; East Baton Rouge; Pointe Coupee; Upper Jefferson; Pike; Lower Plaquemines; Assumption; West Feliciana; Walthall; Lower St. Bernard; St. John The Baptist; Upper Terrebonne; St. Tammany; Livingston; Lower Lafourche; Orleans; Southern Tangipahoa; West Baton Rouge; Ascension; Upper Lafourche; Wilkinson

Message Identifier: NWS-IDP-PROD-2640289-2478878
CAP MessageType: Update
Added note: – Flash Flood Warnings warnings