918  
WGUS44 KLIX 231453  
FLWLIX  
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS BATON ROUGE LA  
853 AM CST MON JAN 23 2017  
 
...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEW ORLEANS BATON ROUGE HAS ISSUED  
A FLOOD WARNING FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN LOUISIANA...  
 
TCHEFUNCTE RIVER ABOVE U.S. HIGHWAY 190 NEAR COVINGTON AFFECTING  
ST. TAMMANY PARISH  
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
FORECAST CRESTS ARE BASED UPON RAINFALL THAT HAS OCCURRED ALONG WITH  
ANTICIPATED RAIN FOR THE NEXT 12 HOURS. ADJUSTMENTS TO THE FORECASTS  
WILL BE MADE IF ADDITIONAL HEAVY RAINFALL OCCURS.  
 
DO NOT DRIVE CARS THROUGH FLOODED AREAS. REMEMBER, TWO FEET OF  
RUSHING WATER CAN CARRY AWAY MOST VEHICLES INCLUDING PICKUPS. TURN  
AROUND AND DON'T DROWN!  
 
A FOLLOWUP PRODUCT WILL BE ISSUED LATER. STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER  
RADIO, LOCAL TV AND RADIO STATIONS...OR YOUR CABLE PROVIDER, FOR THE  
LATEST INFORMATION. THE LATEST GRAPHICAL HYDROLOGIC INFORMATION CAN  
ALSO BE FOUND AT WEATHER.GOV.  
 

 
 
LAC103-242053-  
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/CUSL1.1.ER.000000T0000Z.170123T1800Z.170125T0742Z.NO/  
853 AM CST MON JAN 23 2017  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEW ORLEANS/BATON ROUGE HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLOOD WARNING FOR  
THE TCHEFUNCTE RIVER ABOVE U.S. HIGHWAY 190 NEAR COVINGTON.  
* UNTIL WEDNESDAY MORNING.  
* AT 6:00 AM MONDAY THE STAGE WAS ESTIMATED AT 23.0 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST AND OCCURRING.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 20.0 FEET.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER HAS CRESTED AND WILL CONTINUE FALLING SLOWLY TO  
NEAR 22.0 FEET BY EARLY TUESDAY MORNING. THE RIVER WILL FALL BELOW  
FLOOD STAGE EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING.  
* IMPACT...AT 22.0 FEET...TCHEFUNCTE RIVER CAMP GROUNDS WILL BE UNDER  
A FEW INCHES OF WATER. THE GOODBEE COMMUNITY IS THREATENED WITH  
FLOODING. WATER WILL INVADE CAMP TCHEFUNCTE'S PARKING LOT. VEHICLES  
MUST BE REMOVED TO HIGHER GROUND.  
* IMPACT...AT 20.0 FEET...WATER WILL INVADE CAMP TCHEFUNCTE'S PARKING  
LOT. VEHICLES MUST BE REMOVED TO HIGHER GROUND.  
* IMPACT...AT 18.0 FEET...THE CAMP TCHEFUNCTE SOFTBALL FIELD WILL BE  
UNDER WATER. THE CAMP PARKING LOT IS THREATENED WITH FLOODING AND  
VEHICLES ARE ADVISED TO BE MOVED IF HIGHER RIVER STAGES ARE  
ANTICIPATED.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3056 9016 3051 9027 3041 9018 3046 9007  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3056 9016 3051 9027 3041 9018 3046 9007  
 

 
 
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