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Flash Flood Warning

Status

New Event Expired

Start Time

Wed 09/15/2021 06:21 AM EDT

End Time

Wed 09/15/2021 09:30 AM EDT

Significance

Warning

Impacts

High impact

Locations Affected

Bush, LA ∙ Franklinton, LA ∙ Zona, LA ∙ Mount Hermon, LA ∙ Varnado, LA ∙ Clifton, LA ∙ Bogalusa, LA ∙ Warnerton, LA ∙ Sun, LA ∙ George R Carr Memorial Air Field, LA

Full Alert Message

BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED Flash Flood Warning National Weather Service New Orleans LA 521 AM CDT Wed Sep 15 2021 The National Weather Service in New Orleans has issued a * Flash Flood Warning for... North Central St. Tammany Parish in southeastern Louisiana... Northeastern Tangipahoa Parish in southeastern Louisiana... Washington Parish in southeastern Louisiana... * Until 830 AM CDT. * At 521 AM CDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing heavy rain across the warned area. Between 2 and 3 inches of rain have fallen. The expected rainfall rate is 1 to 2 inches in 1 hour. Additional rainfall amounts of 2 to 3 inches are possible in the warned area. Flash flooding is ongoing or expected to begin shortly. HAZARD...Flash flooding caused by thunderstorms. SOURCE...Radar. IMPACT...Flash flooding of small creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses as well as other poor drainage and low-lying areas. * Some locations that will experience flash flooding include... Bogalusa, Franklinton, Varnado, Sun, Enon, Bush and Mount Herman. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles. Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the dangers of flooding. && LAT...LON 3096 9037 3100 9040 3100 9039 3100 9038 3100 9037 3100 9026 3099 8991 3089 8978 3078 8983 3075 8984 3042 8991 3093 9035 FLASH FLOOD...RADAR INDICATED EXPECTED RAINFALL...1-2 INCHES IN 1 HOUR