592  
WGUS54 KLIX 050605  
FFWLIX  
LAC051-071-075-087-089-050915-  
/O.NEW.KLIX.FF.W.0027.240305T0605Z-240305T0915Z/  
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/  
 
BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED  
FLASH FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA  
1205 AM CST TUE MAR 5 2024  
 
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 PLAQUEMINES PARISH IN SOUTHEASTERN LOUISIANA...  
WEST CENTRAL ST. BERNARD PARISH IN SOUTHEASTERN LOUISIANA...  
EASTERN ST. CHARLES PARISH IN SOUTHEASTERN LOUISIANA...  
 
* UNTIL 315 AM CST.  
 
* AT 1205 AM CST, DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING  
HEAVY RAIN ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. BETWEEN 1 AND 2 INCHES OF RAIN  
HAVE FALLEN. THE EXPECTED RAINFALL RATE IS 1 TO 2 INCHES IN 1  
HOUR. ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 2 TO 4 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...  
NEW ORLEANS, TIMBERLANE, HARVEY, BELLE CHASSE, CHALMETTE, MARRERO,  
AVONDALE, METAIRIE, EAST NEW ORLEANS, JEFFERSON, GRETNA, HARAHAN,  
WESTWEGO, JEAN LAFITTE, TERRYTOWN, ARABI, WOODMERE, ESTELLE,  
MERAUX AND BRIDGE CITY.  
 
THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING INTERSTATES...  
INTERSTATE 510 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 1 AND 3.  
INTERSTATE 10 IN LOUISIANA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 225 AND 247.  
INTERSTATE 610 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 1 AND 4.  
 
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.  
 
BE AWARE OF YOUR SURROUNDINGS AND DO NOT DRIVE ON FLOODED ROADS.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3000 9024 3002 9018 3002 9013 3003 9002  
3008 8994 3000 8986 2994 8984 2993 8980  
2988 8976 2985 8978 2975 9009 2985 9023  
2991 9027 2998 9028  
 
FLASH FLOOD...RADAR INDICATED  
EXPECTED RAINFALL RATE...1-2 INCHES IN 1 HOUR  
 

 
 
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