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Flood warning issued for the Tangipahoa River near Robert

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A flood warning has been issued by the National Weather Service for areas along the Tangipahoa River near Robert, La.

The warning will be in effect from late Tuesday night through Saturday morning.

At  7:30 a.m. Tuesday the river was at 13.9 feet. Flood stage is 15.0 feet.

The forecast call for the river to rise above flood stage after midnight tonight and continue to rise to near 15.5 feet by Wednesday afternoon.

The river will fall below flood stage by early Saturday morning.

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