Severe Weather Alerts - Chalmette, LA

  • Areal Flood Watch

    Areal Flood Watch in effect until Sunday, 6:00 PM CST. Source: U.S. National Weather Service

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

THE 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...HANCOCK... HARRISON...
JACKSON...PEARL RIVER...PIKE...WALTHALL AND WILKINSON.

* THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON

* A WARM FRONT MOVING NORTH FROM THE GULF OF MEXICO WILL PROVIDE A
FOCUS FOR WIDESPREAD MODERATE RAINFALL THAT CAN BECOME HEAVY AT
TIMES. WIDESPREAD TWO DAY RAINFALL TOTALS COULD AVERAGE BETWEEN
3 AND 5 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER BANDS OF RAIN POSSIBLY
BETWEEN 6 AND 10 INCHES SOMEWHERE IN THE ADVISORY AREA. MUCH OF
THIS RAINFALL IS LIKELY TO OCCUR THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

* EARLY THIS MORNING...RADAR INDICATED BANDS OF LIGHT TO MODERATE
RAIN SHOWERS MOVING ACROSS SOUTHEAST LOUISIANA AND SOUTH
MISSISSIPPI. AT THIS TIME...RADAR RAINFALL ESTIMATES ARE
GENERALLY LESS THAN ONE-TENTH OF AN INCH...WITH ISOLATED ONE
QUARTER TO ONE HALF INCH HOURLY RAINFALL RATES. RAIN RATES WILL
INCREASE DURING THE DAY TODAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLOOD WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR FLOODING BASED ON
CURRENT FORECASTS.

YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE ALERT FOR POSSIBLE
FLOOD WARNINGS. THOSE LIVING IN AREAS PRONE TO FLOODING SHOULD BE
PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD FLOODING DEVELOP.

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Chalmette, LA Radar