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Hurricane Statement

Statement as of 10:31 AM CDT on May 26, 2018

Expires 7:45 PM EDT on May 26, 2018


This product covers southeast Louisiana and south Mississippi

**tropical storm and storm surge watches remain in effect for portions of
southeast Louisiana and coastal mississippi**

New information
---------------

* changes to watches and warnings:
    - none

* current watches and warnings:
    - a storm surge watch and tropical storm watch are in effect for
      Hancock, Harrison, Jackson, lower Plaquemines, lower St.
      Bernard, Orleans, and upper St. Bernard
    - a tropical storm watch is in effect for Ascension, Livingston,
      lower Jefferson, southern Tangipahoa, St. Charles, St. James,
      St. John The Baptist, St. Tammany, upper Jefferson, and upper
      Plaquemines

* storm information:
    - about 670 miles south-southeast of New Orleans la or about 660
      miles south-southeast of Gulfport MS
    - 21.6n 84.9w
    - storm intensity 40 mph
    - movement north or 10 degrees at 10 mph

Situation overview
------------------

Overview... at 1000 am CDT, sub-Tropical Storm Alberto was moving
north at 10 mph near the western tip of Cuba. The system is expected
to move into the Gulf of Mexico by this afternoon and then turn to the
north- northwest toward the central Gulf Coast by tomorrow. Tropical
storm impacts should begin to be felt across portions of southeast
Louisiana mainly east of Interstate 55 and across coastal Mississippi
by Sunday night.

The primary impact will be heavy rainfall that could produce inland
flooding. Rainfall should range from 2 to 4 inches across southeast
Louisiana east of Interstate 55 to 4 to 6 inches across coastal
Mississippi. Secondary impacts will be storm surge and tropical storm
force winds. Storm surge should range from 1 to 3 feet along the
shores of Lake Pontchartrain to 2 to 4 feet along the Mississippi
coast and east facing shores of southeast Louisiana outside of the
hurricane protection system. Tropical storm force winds are most
likely to be felt along portions of the Mississippi coast.

Potential impacts
-----------------

* flooding rain:
prepare for dangerous rainfall flooding having possible significant
impacts across portions of coastal Mississippi from Gulfport to the
Mississippi and Alabama state line. Potential impacts include:
    - moderate rainfall flooding may prompt several evacuations and
      rescues.
    - Rivers and tributaries may quickly become swollen with swifter
      currents and overspill their banks in a few places, especially
      in usually vulnerable spots. Small streams, creeks, canals, and
      ditches overflow.
    - Flood waters can enter some structures or weaken foundations.
      Several places may experience expanded areas of rapid
      inundation at underpasses, low-lying spots, and poor drainage
      areas. Some streets and parking lots take on moving water as
      storm drains and retention ponds overflow. Driving conditions
      become hazardous. Some Road and bridge closures.

Prepare for locally hazardous rainfall flooding having possible
limited impacts across portions of coastal Mississippi west of Gulfport
and across portions of southeast Louisiana mainly to the east of
Interstate 55.

* Surge:
prepare for life-threatening surge having possible significant
impacts across coastal Mississippi and east facing shores of
southeast Louisiana outside of the hurricane protection system
between the mouth of the Mississippi River and the Rigolets. Potential
impacts in this area include:
    - areas of inundation with storm surge flooding accentuated by
      waves. Damage to several buildings, mainly near the coast.
    - Sections of near-shore escape routes and secondary roads become
      weakened or washed out, especially in usually vulnerable low
      spots.
    - Major beach erosion with heavy surf breaching dunes. Strong and
      numerous rip currents.
    - Moderate damage to marinas, docks, boardwalks, and piers.
      Several small craft broken away from moorings, especially in
      unprotected anchorages.

Also, prepare for locally hazardous surge having possible limited
impacts along the shores of Lake Pontchartrain.

Elsewhere across southeast Louisiana and south Mississippi, little to
no impact is anticipated.

* Wind:
prepare for hazardous wind having possible limited impacts across
southeast Louisiana mainly east of Interstate 55 and across
coastal Mississippi. Potential impacts include:
    - damage to porches, awnings, carports, sheds, and unanchored
      Mobile homes. Unsecured lightweight objects blown about.
    - Many large tree limbs broken off. A few trees snapped or
      uprooted, but with greater numbers in places where trees are
      shallow rooted. Some fences and roadway signs blown over.
    - A few roads impassable from debris, particularly within urban
      or heavily wooded places. Hazardous driving conditions on
      bridges and other elevated roadways.
    - Scattered power and communications outages.

Precautionary/preparedness actions
----------------------------------

* other preparedness information:
now is the time to check your emergency plan and emergency supplies
kit and take necessary actions to protect your family and secure your
home or business.

When making safety and preparedness decisions, do not focus on the
exact forecast track since hazards such as flooding rain, damaging
wind gusts, storm surge, and tornadoes extend well away from the
center of the storm.

If you live in a place particularly vulnerable to flooding, such as
near the ocean or a large Inland Lake, in a low-lying or poor
drainage area, in a valley, or near an already swollen river, plan to
move to safe shelter on higher ground.

When securing your property, outside preparations should be concluded
as soon as possible before conditions deteriorate. The onset of
strong gusty winds or flooding can cause certain preparedness
activities to become unsafe.

If you are a visitor, know the name of the County or Parish in which
you are located and where it is relative to current watches and
warnings. If staying at a hotel, ask the management staff about their
onsite disaster plan. Listen for evacuation orders, especially
pertaining to area visitors.

Closely monitor weather.Gov, NOAA Weather Radio and local news
outlets for official storm information. Listen for possible changes
to the forecast.

* Additional sources of information:
- for information on appropriate preparations see ready.Gov
- for information on creating an emergency plan see getagameplan.Org
- for additional disaster preparedness information see Redcross.Org

Next update
-----------

The next local statement will be issued by the National Weather
Service in New Orleans la around 2 PM CDT, or sooner if conditions
warrant.


1031 am CDT Sat may 26 2018

This product covers southeast Louisiana and south Mississippi

**tropical storm and storm surge watches remain in effect for portions of
southeast Louisiana and coastal mississippi**

New information
---------------

* changes to watches and warnings:
    - none

* current watches and warnings:
    - a storm surge watch and tropical storm watch are in effect for
      Hancock, Harrison, Jackson, lower Plaquemines, lower St.
      Bernard, Orleans, and upper St. Bernard
    - a tropical storm watch is in effect for Ascension, Livingston,
      lower Jefferson, southern Tangipahoa, St. Charles, St. James,
      St. John The Baptist, St. Tammany, upper Jefferson, and upper
      Plaquemines

* storm information:
    - about 670 miles south-southeast of New Orleans la or about 660
      miles south-southeast of Gulfport MS
    - 21.6n 84.9w
    - storm intensity 40 mph
    - movement north or 10 degrees at 10 mph

Situation overview
------------------

Overview... at 1000 am CDT, sub-Tropical Storm Alberto was moving
north at 10 mph near the western tip of Cuba. The system is expected
to move into the Gulf of Mexico by this afternoon and then turn to the
north- northwest toward the central Gulf Coast by tomorrow. Tropical
storm impacts should begin to be felt across portions of southeast
Louisiana mainly east of Interstate 55 and across coastal Mississippi
by Sunday night.

The primary impact will be heavy rainfall that could produce inland
flooding. Rainfall should range from 2 to 4 inches across southeast
Louisiana east of Interstate 55 to 4 to 6 inches across coastal
Mississippi. Secondary impacts will be storm surge and tropical storm
force winds. Storm surge should range from 1 to 3 feet along the
shores of Lake Pontchartrain to 2 to 4 feet along the Mississippi
coast and east facing shores of southeast Louisiana outside of the
hurricane protection system. Tropical storm force winds are most
likely to be felt along portions of the Mississippi coast.

Potential impacts
-----------------

* flooding rain:
prepare for dangerous rainfall flooding having possible significant
impacts across portions of coastal Mississippi from Gulfport to the
Mississippi and Alabama state line. Potential impacts include:
    - moderate rainfall flooding may prompt several evacuations and
      rescues.
    - Rivers and tributaries may quickly become swollen with swifter
      currents and overspill their banks in a few places, especially
      in usually vulnerable spots. Small streams, creeks, canals, and
      ditches overflow.
    - Flood waters can enter some structures or weaken foundations.
      Several places may experience expanded areas of rapid
      inundation at underpasses, low-lying spots, and poor drainage
      areas. Some streets and parking lots take on moving water as
      storm drains and retention ponds overflow. Driving conditions
      become hazardous. Some Road and bridge closures.

Prepare for locally hazardous rainfall flooding having possible
limited impacts across portions of coastal Mississippi west of Gulfport
and across portions of southeast Louisiana mainly to the east of
Interstate 55.

* Surge:
prepare for life-threatening surge having possible significant
impacts across coastal Mississippi and east facing shores of
southeast Louisiana outside of the hurricane protection system
between the mouth of the Mississippi River and the Rigolets. Potential
impacts in this area include:
    - areas of inundation with storm surge flooding accentuated by
      waves. Damage to several buildings, mainly near the coast.
    - Sections of near-shore escape routes and secondary roads become
      weakened or washed out, especially in usually vulnerable low
      spots.
    - Major beach erosion with heavy surf breaching dunes. Strong and
      numerous rip currents.
    - Moderate damage to marinas, docks, boardwalks, and piers.
      Several small craft broken away from moorings, especially in
      unprotected anchorages.

Also, prepare for locally hazardous surge having possible limited
impacts along the shores of Lake Pontchartrain.

Elsewhere across southeast Louisiana and south Mississippi, little to
no impact is anticipated.

* Wind:
prepare for hazardous wind having possible limited impacts across
southeast Louisiana mainly east of Interstate 55 and across
coastal Mississippi. Potential impacts include:
    - damage to porches, awnings, carports, sheds, and unanchored
      Mobile homes. Unsecured lightweight objects blown about.
    - Many large tree limbs broken off. A few trees snapped or
      uprooted, but with greater numbers in places where trees are
      shallow rooted. Some fences and roadway signs blown over.
    - A few roads impassable from debris, particularly within urban
      or heavily wooded places. Hazardous driving conditions on
      bridges and other elevated roadways.
    - Scattered power and communications outages.

Precautionary/preparedness actions
----------------------------------

* other preparedness information:
now is the time to check your emergency plan and emergency supplies
kit and take necessary actions to protect your family and secure your
home or business.

When making safety and preparedness decisions, do not focus on the
exact forecast track since hazards such as flooding rain, damaging
wind gusts, storm surge, and tornadoes extend well away from the
center of the storm.

If you live in a place particularly vulnerable to flooding, such as
near the ocean or a large Inland Lake, in a low-lying or poor
drainage area, in a valley, or near an already swollen river, plan to
move to safe shelter on higher ground.

When securing your property, outside preparations should be concluded
as soon as possible before conditions deteriorate. The onset of
strong gusty winds or flooding can cause certain preparedness
activities to become unsafe.

If you are a visitor, know the name of the County or Parish in which
you are located and where it is relative to current watches and
warnings. If staying at a hotel, ask the management staff about their
onsite disaster plan. Listen for evacuation orders, especially
pertaining to area visitors.

Closely monitor weather.Gov, NOAA Weather Radio and local news
outlets for official storm information. Listen for possible changes
to the forecast.

* Additional sources of information:
- for information on appropriate preparations see ready.Gov
- for information on creating an emergency plan see getagameplan.Org
- for additional disaster preparedness information see Redcross.Org

Next update
-----------

The next local statement will be issued by the National Weather
Service in New Orleans la around 2 PM CDT, or sooner if conditions
warrant.


Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 10:30 AM CDT on May 26, 2018

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on May 29, 2018


... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through Tuesday evening...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of southeast Louisiana and Mississippi, including the
following areas, in southeast Louisiana, Ascension,
Assumption, East Baton Rouge, Iberville, Livingston, lower
Jefferson, lower Lafourche, lower Plaquemines, lower St.
Bernard, lower Terrebonne, northern Tangipahoa, Orleans,
southern Tangipahoa, St. Charles, St. Helena, St. James, St.
John The Baptist, St. Tammany, upper Jefferson, upper
Lafourche, upper Plaquemines, upper St. Bernard, upper
Terrebonne, Washington, and West Baton Rouge. In Mississippi,
Hancock, Harrison, Jackson, Pearl River, Pike, and Walthall.

* Through Tuesday evening

* for today, widespread 2 to 4 inches of rainfall likely in
swaths along lake and sea breeze boundaries. Some locally
higher amounts possible. Rain rates 2 to 3 inches per hour at
times.

* For Sunday through Tuesday, Alberto will set the stage for
extended periods of heavy rainfall training. Several inches to
over a foot of rainfall may be possible in isolated locations.
The Mississippi Gulf Coast has the highest potential for these
higher amounts.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

Additional flash flood watches may be extended in area and time
at a later time throughout the weekend as the situation unfolds.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.



24/rr


Storm Surge Watch, Tropical Storm Watch

Statement as of 12:44 PM CDT on May 26, 2018

Expires 9:45 PM EDT on May 26, 2018






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1007 am CDT Sat may 26 2018

... Storm surge watch remains in effect...
... Tropical storm watch remains in effect...

* locations affected
    - pascagougla
    - Ocean Springs
    - St Martin

* wind
    - latest local forecast: below tropical storm force wind
        - peak wind forecast: 20-30 mph with gusts to 40 mph

    - potential threat to life and property: potential for wind 58 to
      73 mph
        - the wind threat has remained nearly steady from the
          previous assessment.
        - Plan: plan for dangerous wind of equivalent strong tropical
          storm force due to possible forecast changes in track,
          size, or intensity.
        - Prepare: efforts to protect life and property should now be
          underway. Prepare for significant wind damage.
        - Act: act now to complete preparations before the wind
          becomes hazardous.

    - Potential impacts: significant
        - some damage to roofing and siding materials, along with
          damage to porches, awnings, carports, and sheds. A few
          buildings experiencing window, door, and garage door
          failures. Mobile homes damaged, especially if unanchored.
          Unsecured lightweight objects become dangerous projectiles.
        - Several large trees snapped or uprooted, but with greater
          numbers in places where trees are shallow rooted. Several
          fences and roadway signs blown over.
        - Some roads impassable from large debris, and more within
          urban or heavily wooded places. A few bridges, causeways,
          and access routes impassable.
        - Scattered power and communications outages, but more
          prevalent in areas with above ground lines.

* Storm surge
    - latest local forecast: life-threatening storm surge possible
        - peak storm surge inundation: the potential for 2-4 feet
          above ground somewhere within surge prone areas
        - window of concern: begins early this evening

    - potential threat to life and property: potential for storm
      surge flooding greater than 3 feet above ground
        - the storm surge threat has increased from the previous
          assessment.
        - Plan: there is little to no threat of storm surge flooding.
          Rough surf, coastal erosion, and life-threatening rip
          currents are possible.
        - Prepare: little to no preparations for storm surge flooding
          are needed.
        - Act: follow the instructions of local officials. Monitor
          forecasts.

    - Realized impacts: being assessed
        - little to no additional surge impacts expected. Community
          officials are now assessing the extent of actual surge
          impacts accordingly.

* Flooding rain
    - latest local forecast: Flash Flood Watch is in effect
        - peak rainfall amounts: additional 4-8 inches, with locally
          higher amounts

    - potential threat to life and property: potential for moderate
      flooding rain
        - the flooding rain threat has remained nearly steady from
          the previous assessment.
        - Plan: emergency plans should include the potential for
          moderate flooding from heavy rain. Evacuations and rescues
          are possible.
        - Prepare: consider protective actions if you are in an area
          vulnerable to flooding.
        - Act: heed any flood watches and warnings. Failure to take
          action may result in serious injury or loss of life.

    - Potential impacts: significant
        - moderate rainfall flooding may prompt several evacuations
          and rescues.
        - Rivers and tributaries may quickly become swollen with
          swifter currents and overspill their banks in a few places,
          especially in usually vulnerable spots. Small streams,
          creeks, canals, and ditches overflow.
        - Flood waters can enter some structures or weaken
          foundations. Several places may experience expanded areas
          of rapid inundation at underpasses, low-lying spots, and
          poor drainage areas. Some streets and parking lots take on
          moving water as storm drains and retention ponds overflow.
          Driving conditions become hazardous. Some Road and bridge
          closures.

* Tornado
    - latest local forecast:
        - situation is unfavorable for tornadoes

    - potential threat to life and property: tornadoes not expected
        - the tornado threat has remained nearly steady from the
          previous assessment.
        - Plan: tornadoes are not expected. Showers and thunderstorms
          with gusty winds may still occur.
        - Prepare: little to no preparations needed to protect
          against tornadoes at this time. Keep informed of the latest
          tornado situation.
        - Act: listen for changes in the forecast.

    - Potential impacts: little to none
        - little to no potential impacts from tornadoes.

* For more information:
    - http://www.Msema.Org





1007 am CDT Sat may 26 2018

... Storm surge watch remains in effect...
... Tropical storm watch remains in effect...

* locations affected
    - pascagougla
    - Ocean Springs
    - St Martin

* wind
    - latest local forecast: below tropical storm force wind
        - peak wind forecast: 20-30 mph with gusts to 40 mph

    - potential threat to life and property: potential for wind 58 to
      73 mph
        - the wind threat has remained nearly steady from the
          previous assessment.
        - Plan: plan for dangerous wind of equivalent strong tropical
          storm force due to possible forecast changes in track,
          size, or intensity.
        - Prepare: efforts to protect life and property should now be
          underway. Prepare for significant wind damage.
        - Act: act now to complete preparations before the wind
          becomes hazardous.

    - Potential impacts: significant
        - some damage to roofing and siding materials, along with
          damage to porches, awnings, carports, and sheds. A few
          buildings experiencing window, door, and garage door
          failures. Mobile homes damaged, especially if unanchored.
          Unsecured lightweight objects become dangerous projectiles.
        - Several large trees snapped or uprooted, but with greater
          numbers in places where trees are shallow rooted. Several
          fences and roadway signs blown over.
        - Some roads impassable from large debris, and more within
          urban or heavily wooded places. A few bridges, causeways,
          and access routes impassable.
        - Scattered power and communications outages, but more
          prevalent in areas with above ground lines.

* Storm surge
    - latest local forecast: life-threatening storm surge possible
        - peak storm surge inundation: the potential for 2-4 feet
          above ground somewhere within surge prone areas
        - window of concern: begins early this evening

    - potential threat to life and property: potential for storm
      surge flooding greater than 3 feet above ground
        - the storm surge threat has increased from the previous
          assessment.
        - Plan: there is little to no threat of storm surge flooding.
          Rough surf, coastal erosion, and life-threatening rip
          currents are possible.
        - Prepare: little to no preparations for storm surge flooding
          are needed.
        - Act: follow the instructions of local officials. Monitor
          forecasts.

    - Realized impacts: being assessed
        - little to no additional surge impacts expected. Community
          officials are now assessing the extent of actual surge
          impacts accordingly.

* Flooding rain
    - latest local forecast: Flash Flood Watch is in effect
        - peak rainfall amounts: additional 4-8 inches, with locally
          higher amounts

    - potential threat to life and property: potential for moderate
      flooding rain
        - the flooding rain threat has remained nearly steady from
          the previous assessment.
        - Plan: emergency plans should include the potential for
          moderate flooding from heavy rain. Evacuations and rescues
          are possible.
        - Prepare: consider protective actions if you are in an area
          vulnerable to flooding.
        - Act: heed any flood watches and warnings. Failure to take
          action may result in serious injury or loss of life.

    - Potential impacts: significant
        - moderate rainfall flooding may prompt several evacuations
          and rescues.
        - Rivers and tributaries may quickly become swollen with
          swifter currents and overspill their banks in a few places,
          especially in usually vulnerable spots. Small streams,
          creeks, canals, and ditches overflow.
        - Flood waters can enter some structures or weaken
          foundations. Several places may experience expanded areas
          of rapid inundation at underpasses, low-lying spots, and
          poor drainage areas. Some streets and parking lots take on
          moving water as storm drains and retention ponds overflow.
          Driving conditions become hazardous. Some Road and bridge
          closures.

* Tornado
    - latest local forecast:
        - situation is unfavorable for tornadoes

    - potential threat to life and property: tornadoes not expected
        - the tornado threat has remained nearly steady from the
          previous assessment.
        - Plan: tornadoes are not expected. Showers and thunderstorms
          with gusty winds may still occur.
        - Prepare: little to no preparations needed to protect
          against tornadoes at this time. Keep informed of the latest
          tornado situation.
        - Act: listen for changes in the forecast.

    - Potential impacts: little to none
        - little to no potential impacts from tornadoes.

* For more information:
    - http://www.Msema.Org





657 am CDT Sat may 26 2018

... Storm surge watch remains in effect...
... Tropical storm watch remains in effect...

* locations affected
    - pascagougla
    - Ocean Springs
    - St Martin

* wind
    - latest local forecast: below tropical storm force wind
        - peak wind forecast: 25-35 mph with gusts to 50 mph

    - potential threat to life and property: potential for wind 58 to
      73 mph
        - the wind threat has remained nearly steady from the
          previous assessment.
        - Plan: plan for dangerous wind of equivalent strong tropical
          storm force due to possible forecast changes in track,
          size, or intensity.
        - Prepare: efforts to protect life and property should now be
          underway. Prepare for significant wind damage.
        - Act: act now to complete preparations before the wind
          becomes hazardous.

    - Potential impacts: significant
        - some damage to roofing and siding materials, along with
          damage to porches, awnings, carports, and sheds. A few
          buildings experiencing window, door, and garage door
          failures. Mobile homes damaged, especially if unanchored.
          Unsecured lightweight objects become dangerous projectiles.
        - Several large trees snapped or uprooted, but with greater
          numbers in places where trees are shallow rooted. Several
          fences and roadway signs blown over.
        - Some roads impassable from large debris, and more within
          urban or heavily wooded places. A few bridges, causeways,
          and access routes impassable.
        - Scattered power and communications outages, but more
          prevalent in areas with above ground lines.

* Storm surge
    - latest local forecast: localized storm surge possible
        - peak storm surge inundation: the potential for 1-3 feet
          above ground somewhere within surge prone areas
        - window of concern: begins early Sunday morning

    - potential threat to life and property: potential for storm
      surge flooding greater than 1 foot above ground
        - the storm surge threat has remained nearly steady from the
          previous assessment.
        - Plan: there is little to no threat of storm surge flooding.
          Rough surf, coastal erosion, and life-threatening rip
          currents are possible.
        - Prepare: little to no preparations for storm surge flooding
          are needed.
        - Act: follow the instructions of local officials. Monitor
          forecasts.

    - Realized impacts: being assessed
        - little to no additional surge impacts expected. Community
          officials are now assessing the extent of actual surge
          impacts accordingly.

* Flooding rain
    - latest local forecast: Flash Flood Watch is in effect
        - peak rainfall amounts: additional 4-8 inches, with locally
          higher amounts

    - potential threat to life and property: potential for moderate
      flooding rain
        - the flooding rain threat has remained nearly steady from
          the previous assessment.
        - Plan: emergency plans should include the potential for
          moderate flooding from heavy rain. Evacuations and rescues
          are possible.
        - Prepare: consider protective actions if you are in an area
          vulnerable to flooding.
        - Act: heed any flood watches and warnings. Failure to take
          action may result in serious injury or loss of life.

    - Potential impacts: significant
        - moderate rainfall flooding may prompt several evacuations
          and rescues.
        - Rivers and tributaries may quickly become swollen with
          swifter currents and overspill their banks in a few places,
          especially in usually vulnerable spots. Small streams,
          creeks, canals, and ditches overflow.
        - Flood waters can enter some structures or weaken
          foundations. Several places may experience expanded areas
          of rapid inundation at underpasses, low-lying spots, and
          poor drainage areas. Some streets and parking lots take on
          moving water as storm drains and retention ponds overflow.
          Driving conditions become hazardous. Some Road and bridge
          closures.

* Tornado
    - latest local forecast:
        - situation is unfavorable for tornadoes

    - potential threat to life and property: tornadoes not expected
        - the tornado threat has remained nearly steady from the
          previous assessment.
        - Plan: tornadoes are not expected. Showers and thunderstorms
          with gusty winds may still occur.
        - Prepare: little to no preparations needed to protect
          against tornadoes at this time. Keep informed of the latest
          tornado situation.
        - Act: listen for changes in the forecast.

    - Potential impacts: little to none
        - little to no potential impacts from tornadoes.

* For more information:
    - http://www.Msema.Org





657 am CDT Sat may 26 2018

... Storm surge watch remains in effect...
... Tropical storm watch remains in effect...

* locations affected
    - pascagougla
    - Ocean Springs
    - St Martin

* wind
    - latest local forecast: below tropical storm force wind
        - peak wind forecast: 25-35 mph with gusts to 50 mph

    - potential threat to life and property: potential for wind 58 to
      73 mph
        - the wind threat has remained nearly steady from the
          previous assessment.
        - Plan: plan for dangerous wind of equivalent strong tropical
          storm force due to possible forecast changes in track,
          size, or intensity.
        - Prepare: efforts to protect life and property should now be
          underway. Prepare for significant wind damage.
        - Act: act now to complete preparations before the wind
          becomes hazardous.

    - Potential impacts: significant
        - some damage to roofing and siding materials, along with
          damage to porches, awnings, carports, and sheds. A few
          buildings experiencing window, door, and garage door
          failures. Mobile homes damaged, especially if unanchored.
          Unsecured lightweight objects become dangerous projectiles.
        - Several large trees snapped or uprooted, but with greater
          numbers in places where trees are shallow rooted. Several
          fences and roadway signs blown over.
        - Some roads impassable from large debris, and more within
          urban or heavily wooded places. A few bridges, causeways,
          and access routes impassable.
        - Scattered power and communications outages, but more
          prevalent in areas with above ground lines.

* Storm surge
    - latest local forecast: localized storm surge possible
        - peak storm surge inundation: the potential for 1-3 feet
          above ground somewhere within surge prone areas
        - window of concern: begins early Sunday morning

    - potential threat to life and property: potential for storm
      surge flooding greater than 1 foot above ground
        - the storm surge threat has remained nearly steady from the
          previous assessment.
        - Plan: there is little to no threat of storm surge flooding.
          Rough surf, coastal erosion, and life-threatening rip
          currents are possible.
        - Prepare: little to no preparations for storm surge flooding
          are needed.
        - Act: follow the instructions of local officials. Monitor
          forecasts.

    - Realized impacts: being assessed
        - little to no additional surge impacts expected. Community
          officials are now assessing the extent of actual surge
          impacts accordingly.

* Flooding rain
    - latest local forecast: Flash Flood Watch is in effect
        - peak rainfall amounts: additional 4-8 inches, with locally
          higher amounts

    - potential threat to life and property: potential for moderate
      flooding rain
        - the flooding rain threat has remained nearly steady from
          the previous assessment.
        - Plan: emergency plans should include the potential for
          moderate flooding from heavy rain. Evacuations and rescues
          are possible.
        - Prepare: consider protective actions if you are in an area
          vulnerable to flooding.
        - Act: heed any flood watches and warnings. Failure to take
          action may result in serious injury or loss of life.

    - Potential impacts: significant
        - moderate rainfall flooding may prompt several evacuations
          and rescues.
        - Rivers and tributaries may quickly become swollen with
          swifter currents and overspill their banks in a few places,
          especially in usually vulnerable spots. Small streams,
          creeks, canals, and ditches overflow.
        - Flood waters can enter some structures or weaken
          foundations. Several places may experience expanded areas
          of rapid inundation at underpasses, low-lying spots, and
          poor drainage areas. Some streets and parking lots take on
          moving water as storm drains and retention ponds overflow.
          Driving conditions become hazardous. Some Road and bridge
          closures.

* Tornado
    - latest local forecast:
        - situation is unfavorable for tornadoes

    - potential threat to life and property: tornadoes not expected
        - the tornado threat has remained nearly steady from the
          previous assessment.
        - Plan: tornadoes are not expected. Showers and thunderstorms
          with gusty winds may still occur.
        - Prepare: little to no preparations needed to protect
          against tornadoes at this time. Keep informed of the latest
          tornado situation.
        - Act: listen for changes in the forecast.

    - Potential impacts: little to none
        - little to no potential impacts from tornadoes.

* For more information:
    - http://www.Msema.Org





657 am CDT Sat may 26 2018

... Storm surge watch remains in effect...
... Tropical storm watch remains in effect...

* locations affected
    - pascagougla
    - Ocean Springs
    - St Martin

* wind
    - latest local forecast: below tropical storm force wind
        - peak wind forecast: 25-35 mph with gusts to 50 mph

    - potential threat to life and property: potential for wind 58 to
      73 mph
        - the wind threat has remained nearly steady from the
          previous assessment.
        - Plan: plan for dangerous wind of equivalent strong tropical
          storm force due to possible forecast changes in track,
          size, or intensity.
        - Prepare: efforts to protect life and property should now be
          underway. Prepare for significant wind damage.
        - Act: act now to complete preparations before the wind
          becomes hazardous.

    - Potential impacts: significant
        - some damage to roofing and siding materials, along with
          damage to porches, awnings, carports, and sheds. A few
          buildings experiencing window, door, and garage door
          failures. Mobile homes damaged, especially if unanchored.
          Unsecured lightweight objects become dangerous projectiles.
        - Several large trees snapped or uprooted, but with greater
          numbers in places where trees are shallow rooted. Several
          fences and roadway signs blown over.
        - Some roads impassable from large debris, and more within
          urban or heavily wooded places. A few bridges, causeways,
          and access routes impassable.
        - Scattered power and communications outages, but more
          prevalent in areas with above ground lines.

* Storm surge
    - latest local forecast: localized storm surge possible
        - peak storm surge inundation: the potential for 1-3 feet
          above ground somewhere within surge prone areas
        - window of concern: begins early Sunday morning

    - potential threat to life and property: potential for storm
      surge flooding greater than 1 foot above ground
        - the storm surge threat has remained nearly steady from the
          previous assessment.
        - Plan: there is little to no threat of storm surge flooding.
          Rough surf, coastal erosion, and life-threatening rip
          currents are possible.
        - Prepare: little to no preparations for storm surge flooding
          are needed.
        - Act: follow the instructions of local officials. Monitor
          forecasts.

    - Realized impacts: being assessed
        - little to no additional surge impacts expected. Community
          officials are now assessing the extent of actual surge
          impacts accordingly.

* Flooding rain
    - latest local forecast: Flash Flood Watch is in effect
        - peak rainfall amounts: additional 4-8 inches, with locally
          higher amounts

    - potential threat to life and property: potential for moderate
      flooding rain
        - the flooding rain threat has remained nearly steady from
          the previous assessment.
        - Plan: emergency plans should include the potential for
          moderate flooding from heavy rain. Evacuations and rescues
          are possible.
        - Prepare: consider protective actions if you are in an area
          vulnerable to flooding.
        - Act: heed any flood watches and warnings. Failure to take
          action may result in serious injury or loss of life.

    - Potential impacts: significant
        - moderate rainfall flooding may prompt several evacuations
          and rescues.
        - Rivers and tributaries may quickly become swollen with
          swifter currents and overspill their banks in a few places,
          especially in usually vulnerable spots. Small streams,
          creeks, canals, and ditches overflow.
        - Flood waters can enter some structures or weaken
          foundations. Several places may experience expanded areas
          of rapid inundation at underpasses, low-lying spots, and
          poor drainage areas. Some streets and parking lots take on
          moving water as storm drains and retention ponds overflow.
          Driving conditions become hazardous. Some Road and bridge
          closures.

* Tornado
    - latest local forecast:
        - situation is unfavorable for tornadoes

    - potential threat to life and property: tornadoes not expected
        - the tornado threat has remained nearly steady from the
          previous assessment.
        - Plan: tornadoes are not expected. Showers and thunderstorms
          with gusty winds may still occur.
        - Prepare: little to no preparations needed to protect
          against tornadoes at this time. Keep informed of the latest
          tornado situation.
        - Act: listen for changes in the forecast.

    - Potential impacts: little to none
        - little to no potential impacts from tornadoes.

* For more information:
    - http://www.Msema.Org





657 am CDT Sat may 26 2018

... Storm surge watch remains in effect...
... Tropical storm watch remains in effect...

* locations affected
    - pascagougla
    - Ocean Springs
    - St Martin

* wind
    - latest local forecast: below tropical storm force wind
        - peak wind forecast: 25-35 mph with gusts to 50 mph

    - potential threat to life and property: potential for wind 58 to
      73 mph
        - the wind threat has remained nearly steady from the
          previous assessment.
        - Plan: plan for dangerous wind of equivalent strong tropical
          storm force due to possible forecast changes in track,
          size, or intensity.
        - Prepare: efforts to protect life and property should now be
          underway. Prepare for significant wind damage.
        - Act: act now to complete preparations before the wind
          becomes hazardous.

    - Potential impacts: significant
        - some damage to roofing and siding materials, along with
          damage to porches, awnings, carports, and sheds. A few
          buildings experiencing window, door, and garage door
          failures. Mobile homes damaged, especially if unanchored.
          Unsecured lightweight objects become dangerous projectiles.
        - Several large trees snapped or uprooted, but with greater
          numbers in places where trees are shallow rooted. Several
          fences and roadway signs blown over.
        - Some roads impassable from large debris, and more within
          urban or heavily wooded places. A few bridges, causeways,
          and access routes impassable.
        - Scattered power and communications outages, but more
          prevalent in areas with above ground lines.

* Storm surge
    - latest local forecast: localized storm surge possible
        - peak storm surge inundation: the potential for 1-3 feet
          above ground somewhere within surge prone areas
        - window of concern: begins early Sunday morning

    - potential threat to life and property: potential for storm
      surge flooding greater than 1 foot above ground
        - the storm surge threat has remained nearly steady from the
          previous assessment.
        - Plan: there is little to no threat of storm surge flooding.
          Rough surf, coastal erosion, and life-threatening rip
          currents are possible.
        - Prepare: little to no preparations for storm surge flooding
          are needed.
        - Act: follow the instructions of local officials. Monitor
          forecasts.

    - Realized impacts: being assessed
        - little to no additional surge impacts expected. Community
          officials are now assessing the extent of actual surge
          impacts accordingly.

* Flooding rain
    - latest local forecast: Flash Flood Watch is in effect
        - peak rainfall amounts: additional 4-8 inches, with locally
          higher amounts

    - potential threat to life and property: potential for moderate
      flooding rain
        - the flooding rain threat has remained nearly steady from
          the previous assessment.
        - Plan: emergency plans should include the potential for
          moderate flooding from heavy rain. Evacuations and rescues
          are possible.
        - Prepare: consider protective actions if you are in an area
          vulnerable to flooding.
        - Act: heed any flood watches and warnings. Failure to take
          action may result in serious injury or loss of life.

    - Potential impacts: significant
        - moderate rainfall flooding may prompt several evacuations
          and rescues.
        - Rivers and tributaries may quickly become swollen with
          swifter currents and overspill their banks in a few places,
          especially in usually vulnerable spots. Small streams,
          creeks, canals, and ditches overflow.
        - Flood waters can enter some structures or weaken
          foundations. Several places may experience expanded areas
          of rapid inundation at underpasses, low-lying spots, and
          poor drainage areas. Some streets and parking lots take on
          moving water as storm drains and retention ponds overflow.
          Driving conditions become hazardous. Some Road and bridge
          closures.

* Tornado
    - latest local forecast:
        - situation is unfavorable for tornadoes

    - potential threat to life and property: tornadoes not expected
        - the tornado threat has remained nearly steady from the
          previous assessment.
        - Plan: tornadoes are not expected. Showers and thunderstorms
          with gusty winds may still occur.
        - Prepare: little to no preparations needed to protect
          against tornadoes at this time. Keep informed of the latest
          tornado situation.
        - Act: listen for changes in the forecast.

    - Potential impacts: little to none
        - little to no potential impacts from tornadoes.

* For more information:
    - http://www.Msema.Org





747 am EDT Sat may 26 2018 /647 am CDT Sat may 26 2018/





747 am EDT Sat may 26 2018 /647 am CDT Sat may 26 2018/





Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 10:30 AM CDT on May 26, 2018

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on May 29, 2018


... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through Tuesday evening...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of southeast Louisiana and Mississippi, including the
following areas, in southeast Louisiana, Ascension,
Assumption, East Baton Rouge, Iberville, Livingston, lower
Jefferson, lower Lafourche, lower Plaquemines, lower St.
Bernard, lower Terrebonne, northern Tangipahoa, Orleans,
southern Tangipahoa, St. Charles, St. Helena, St. James, St.
John The Baptist, St. Tammany, upper Jefferson, upper
Lafourche, upper Plaquemines, upper St. Bernard, upper
Terrebonne, Washington, and West Baton Rouge. In Mississippi,
Hancock, Harrison, Jackson, Pearl River, Pike, and Walthall.

* Through Tuesday evening

* for today, widespread 2 to 4 inches of rainfall likely in
swaths along lake and sea breeze boundaries. Some locally
higher amounts possible. Rain rates 2 to 3 inches per hour at
times.

* For Sunday through Tuesday, Alberto will set the stage for
extended periods of heavy rainfall training. Several inches to
over a foot of rainfall may be possible in isolated locations.
The Mississippi Gulf Coast has the highest potential for these
higher amounts.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

Additional flash flood watches may be extended in area and time
at a later time throughout the weekend as the situation unfolds.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.



24/rr


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Alaska - Special Statement
Arizona - Wind Advisory , Fire Weather Warning
Arkansas - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning
California - Wind Advisory , Record Report
Colorado - Fire Weather Warning , Record Report
Connecticut - Air Quality Alert
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Georgia - Hurricane Statement , Areal Flood Advisory
Hawaii - Special Statement
Idaho - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Special Statement
Illinois - Flood Warning , Air Quality Alert
Indiana - Flood Warning , Air Quality Alert
Iowa - Flood Warning , Special Statement , Record Report
Kansas - Special Statement
Kentucky - Areal Flood Advisory , Record Report
Louisiana - Storm Surge Watch, Tropical Storm Watch , Tropical Storm Watch , Hurricane Statement , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch, Coastal Flood Advisory , Special Statement
Maryland - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Areal Flood Warning
Massachusetts - Air Quality Alert
Michigan - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Air Quality Alert , Special Statement , Record Report
Minnesota - Heat Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Mississippi - Storm Surge Watch, Tropical Storm Watch , Hurricane Statement , Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement
Missouri - Flood Warning
Montana - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Watch , Record Report
Nebraska - Special Statement
Nevada - Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory
New Mexico - Fire Weather Warning
New York - Air Quality Alert , Special Statement
North Carolina - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
North Dakota - Flood Warning
Ohio - Special Statement
Puerto Rico - Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory
Rhode Island - Air Quality Alert
South Carolina - Flood Warning
Tennessee - Areal Flood Advisory
Texas - Tropical Storm Warning , Storm Surge Watch, Tropical Storm Warning , Heat Advisory , Record Report
Utah - Fire Weather Warning
Vermont - Special Statement
Virginia - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement
Washington - Flood Warning
West Virginia - Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch
Wisconsin - Flood Warning , Record Report
Wyoming - Areal Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Watch

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