Flood Statement
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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS BATON ROUGE LA
829 PM CDT FRI APR 17 2015

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

The West Hobolochitto Creek Near McNeill affecting Pearl River County

The East Hobolochitto Creek Near Caesar 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.

&&

MSC109-190729-
/O.EXT.KLIX.FL.W.0027.150419T1737Z-150420T1418Z/
/MNLM6.1.ER.150419T1737Z.150420T0000Z.150420T0818Z.NO/
829 PM CDT FRI APR 17 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The West Hobolochitto Creek Near McNeill.
* from Sunday afternoon to Monday morning.
* At 7:45 PM Friday the stage was 8.2 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Forecast...The creek is expected to rise above flood stage by
  early Sunday afternoon and then continue rising until cresting
  at around 16.0 feet by Sunday evening. The creek is expected to
  fall below flood stage by early 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




$$

MSC109-190729-
/O.EXT.KLIX.FL.W.0028.150419T1800Z-150420T1400Z/
/CREM6.1.ER.150419T1800Z.150420T0000Z.150420T0800Z.NO/
829 PM CDT FRI APR 17 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The East Hobolochitto Creek Near Caesar.
* from Sunday afternoon to Monday morning.
* At  7:45 PM Friday the stage was 10.8 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Forecast...The creek is expected to rise above flood stage by
  early Sunday afternoon and then continue rising until cresting
  at around 15.5 feet by Sunday evening. The creek is expected to
  fall below flood stage by early Monday morning.
* Impact...At 15.0 feet...Water over a few roads in the city of
  Picayune will cause traffic problems. School bus traffic may need
  alternate routes. A few homes on Northwood Drive will be
  threatened. Beech Street and Westchester Subdivision below the
  confluence of the east and west branches is subject to flooding in
  low places.
* Impact...At 12.0 feet...Water will pool on isolated low areas of
  unimproved roads near the creek. Minor overflow will occur in
  agricultural areas near stream.
* Impact...At 10.0 feet...Bankfull at gage. Some minor overflow will
  occur in flood plain downstream of gage.


&&

LAT...LON 3082 8951 3082 8960 3053 8971 3049 8959




$$




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