Weather Alerts for St Tammany Parish

Issued by the National Weather Service

       River Flood Warning              River Flood Warning      

River Flood Warning  RIVER FLOOD WARNING   River Flood Warning
ST TAMMANY PARISH

Areas Affected:
St. Tammany - Washington
Effective: Mon, 2/17 7:27pm Updated: Tue, 2/18 6:00am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Wed, 2/19 1:27am Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in
Louisiana...Mississippi...
Pearl River Near Bogalusa affecting St. Tammany...Washington...
Hancock and Pearl River Counties/Parishes
Pearl River Near Pearl River affecting St. Tammany...Hancock and
Pearl River Counties/Parishes
The Flood Warning continues for
The Pearl River Near Bogalusa.
* Until further notice.
* At  6:00 PM Monday the stage was 20.9 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 22.5 feet by
Sunday February 23.
* Impact...At 22.0 feet...Woodlands and crop acreage along the river
will be flooded. The Bogue Chitto Wildlife Management area will be
inundated with water in recreational camps and over access roads.
At 21 feet, property east of Highway 21 along Bogalusa Creek will
begin to flood. Bogalusa Creek will back up threatening the Sewage
Treatment Plant. Homes south of Bogalusa Creek and east of Highway
21 will flood.
* Impact...At 21.0 feet...Woodlands and crop acreage along the river
will be flooded. The Bogue Chitto Wildlife Management area will be
inundated with water in recreational camps and over access roads.
At 21 feet, property east of Louisiana Highway 21 along Bogalusa
Creek will begin to flood.
&&

Information:
Forecast crests are based upon rainfall that has occurred along with
anticipated rain for the next 24 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.

River Flood Warning  RIVER FLOOD WARNING   River Flood Warning
ST TAMMANY PARISH

Areas Affected:
St. Tammany
Effective: Mon, 2/17 7:27pm Updated: Tue, 2/18 6:00am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Wed, 2/19 1:27am Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in
Louisiana...Mississippi...
Pearl River Near Bogalusa affecting St. Tammany...Washington...
Hancock and Pearl River Counties/Parishes
Pearl River Near Pearl River affecting St. Tammany...Hancock and
Pearl River Counties/Parishes
The Flood Warning continues for
The Pearl River Near Pearl River.
* Until further notice.
* At  6:00 PM Monday the stage was 16.3 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Major flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 19.0 feet by
Monday February 24.
* Impact...At 19.0 feet...There will be major flooding of River
Gardens and moderate flooding of lower portions in Magnolia Forest
Subdivisions. Subdivisions south of I-10 and east of Military Road
will be threatened with flooding. The Indian Village Road access to
River Oaks Subdivision will be under water at several places.
* Impact...At 18.0 feet...River Gardens Subdivision will be moderately
flooded with several streets impassable and a few homes flooded in
the vicinity of Gum Bayou. A few homes will also be threatened in
Magnolia Forest. Secondary roads to the river and throughout Honey
Island Swamp will remain inundated.
&&

Information:
Forecast crests are based upon rainfall that has occurred along with
anticipated rain for the next 24 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.

Dense Fog Advisory  DENSE FOG ADVISORY   Dense Fog Advisory
ST TAMMANY PARISH

Areas Affected:
Ascension - Assumption - Livingston - Lower Jefferson - Lower Lafourche - Lower Plaquemines - Lower St. Bernard - Lower Terrebonne - Orleans - Southern Tangipahoa - St. Charles - St. James - St. John The Baptist - St. Tammany - Upper Jefferson - Upper Lafourche - Upper Plaquemines - Upper St. Bernard - Upper Terrebonne
Effective: Tue, 2/18 1:50am Updated: Tue, 2/18 6:00am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Tue, 2/18 10:00am Severity: Minor Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...DENSE FOG ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CST THIS
MORNING...
* WHAT...Visibility one quarter mile or less in dense fog.
* WHERE...All of southeast Louisiana and coastal Mississippi.
* WHEN...Tonight through 10 AM CST Tuesday.

Information:
If driving, slow down, use your headlights, and leave plenty of
distance ahead of you.