Flood Statement
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WGUS84 KLIX 171447
FLSLIX
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS BATON ROUGE LA
947 AM CDT FRI APR 17 2015

...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in
Mississippi...

  West Hobolochitto Creek Near McNeill affecting Pearl River County

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Forecast crests are based upon rainfall that has occurred along with
anticipated rain for the next 12 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.

&&

MSC109-182047-
/O.EXT.KLIX.FL.W.0027.150419T1320Z-150420T1855Z/
/MNLM6.1.ER.150419T1320Z.150420T0000Z.150420T1255Z.NO/
947 AM CDT FRI APR 17 2015

...Flood Warning extended until Monday afternoon...The Flood Warning
continues for
  The West Hobolochitto Creek Near McNeill.
* from Sunday morning to Monday afternoon.
* At  8:45 AM Friday the stage was 8.8 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by Sunday morning and continue to
  rise to near 16.0 feet by Sunday evening. The river will fall below
  flood stage by Monday morning.
* Impact...At 15.0 feet...Some secondary roads near the stream north
  of Picayune will be inundated. Beech Street and Westchester
  Subdivision below the confluence of the east and west branches will
  be subject to flooding in low places.
* Impact...At 12.0 feet...Minor agricultural and forestry flooding
  will develop in rural areas.
* Impact...At 10.0 feet...Bank full with minor over bank flow will
  occur at low spots just below gage.

&&

LAT...LON 3066 8959 3080 8961 3079 8966 3071 8968

$$



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