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4/2/2024

WT Staff



HAPPENING NOW
WT US network flood update - Ohio under flood watch
NWS: Hazardous Weather for north central and northeast LA

Water news for Tuesday, April 2, 2024 update 923 pm CDT

National Weather Service Hazardous Weather Outlook issued 427 am CDT April 2
Isolated to scattered showers and thunderstorms will be possible through mid afternoon Tuesday across portions of North-central & Northeast Louisiana ahead of a frontal boundary. However, the potential for hazardous weather is low before these storms exit the region Tuesday afternoon. Behind the front, gusty conditions will move into the region, but we should remain just below Wind Advisory Criteria. Expect sustained northwest winds between 15-20 mph, with gusts up to 30 mph. High profile vehicles should exercise caution when driving, and boaters should exercise caution on area waterways.

Impacting Columbia-Union-Caddo-Bossier-Webster-Claiborne-Lincoln-De Soto- Red River-Bienville-Jackson-Ouachita-Sabine-Natchitoches-Winn-Grant-Caldwell-La Salle Parishes

Flood Tracker provisional data from USGS streamflow monitors
Eighty-three streamflow gauges record flooding in the USA Tuesday late evening, up from seventy-three floodings at our last update. WT tracks the nation's most common natural disaster dynamics through New York, Ohio, Georgia and Louisiana. As of this report, 30 monitors indicate active flooding; 4 in Georgia, 4 in Louisiana and 22 in Ohio.

Current streamflow map for Ohio registers twenty-two stations above flood stage. Great Miami River, Mad River, Muskingum River, Scioto River, Licking River are flooding Tuesday night, see map for updated flood flows.

In Louisiana, Calcasieu River is up overnight, recorded at a foot over flood stage near Glenmora. In Region 1 northwest LA, Bayou Bodcau water level appears to be coming down, dropping several inches overnight, running five feet five inches above flood stage Shreveport. Pearl River on the east state border runs two feet over flood stage near Bogalusa in Washington Parish and a foot and three inches over at downstream Town of Pearl River in St. Tammany Parish.

Georgia, Day 27: Northwest and west GA on Tornado Watch until 3 am. On the Atlantic side of the drainage divide, Ohoopee River flooding ended near Reidsville around 530 pm today. Altamaha River is still flooding Tuesday night, around the same level as this morning, nine inches over near Baxley. Savannah River dropped down through the day, running a foot and ten inches over near Cylo. Little Satilla and Satilla Rivers are down slightly, Little Satilla five inches over near Offerman and Satilla River an even two feet over flood stage at Atkinson.

New York State streamflows dip further below normal Tuesday in an area very recently flowing much above seasonal normal. Lower Hudson and Delaware River watersheds record mostly normal flows Tuesday as Susquehanna watershed drops further below normal, with just one station still posting a normal flow level.

See black tags on the map for active flood, blue for high flow, 99th percentile or more.

Drinking Water Advisories
Apr 1 St Martinville - The city of St. Martinville will be shutting off water on Aubrey Ozenne Road and those customers should expect a water boil advisory for the entire week.

Check yellow tags on the map for details.


USGS Provisional Data Statement
Data are provisional and subject to revision until they have been thoroughly reviewed and received final approval. Current condition data relayed by satellite or other telemetry are automatically screened to not display improbable values until they can be verified.
Provisional data may be inaccurate due to instrument malfunctions or physical changes at the measurement site. Subsequent review based on field inspections and measurements may result in significant revisions to the data.
Data users are cautioned to consider carefully the provisional nature of the information before using it for decisions that concern personal or public safety or the conduct of business that involves substantial monetary or operational consequences. Information concerning the accuracy and appropriate uses of these data or concerning other hydrologic data may be obtained from the USGS.









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