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Flash Flood Warning

Status

New Event Expired

Start Time

Thu 04/08/2021 04:42 AM EDT

End Time

Thu 04/08/2021 07:45 AM EDT

Significance

Warning

Impacts

High impact

Locations Affected

New Orleans, LA ∙ Kenner, LA ∙ Luling, LA ∙ Elmwood, LA ∙ Gretna, LA ∙ Taft, LA ∙ Metairie, LA ∙ Destrehan, LA ∙ Harahan, LA ∙ Montz, LA

Full Alert Message

BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED Flash Flood Warning National Weather Service New Orleans LA 342 AM CDT Thu Apr 8 2021 The National Weather Service in New Orleans has issued a * Flash Flood Warning for... Northwestern Jefferson Parish in southeastern Louisiana... Southwestern Orleans Parish in southeastern Louisiana... Northwestern St. Charles Parish in southeastern Louisiana... * Until 645 AM CDT. * At 342 AM CDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing heavy rain across the warned area. Between 2 and 4 inches of rain have fallen. Flash flooding is ongoing or expected to begin shortly. HAZARD...Flash flooding caused by thunderstorms. SOURCE...Doppler radar. IMPACT...Flooding of small creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses as well as other drainage and low lying areas. * Some locations that will experience flash flooding include... New Orleans, Metairie, Avondale, Marrero, Harvey, Hahnville, Chalmette, Laplace, East New Orleans, Jefferson, Gretna, Harahan, Westwego, River Ridge, Elmwood, Waggaman, Bridge City, Ama, St. Rose and Destrehan. Additional rainfall amounts of 2 to 4 inches are possible in the warned area. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles. && LAT...LON 3004 9042 2998 9030 2999 9028 3005 9028 3002 9013 3004 9003 3004 9001 3008 8994 3006 8992 2998 8994 2999 8997 2997 9000 2995 9001 2993 8998 2992 8998 2989 9008 2991 9040 2997 9051 3003 9049 FLASH FLOOD...RADAR INDICATED