Flood Statement
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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS BATON ROUGE LA
840 AM CDT THU APR 24 2014

...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN
LOUISIANA...MISSISSIPPI...

THE PEARL RIVER NEAR BOGALUSA AFFECTING ST. TAMMANY...WASHINGTON...
HANCOCK AND PEARL RIVER COUNTIES/PARISHES

THE PEARL RIVER NEAR PEARL RIVER AFFECTING ST. TAMMANY...HANCOCK AND
PEARL RIVER COUNTIES/PARISHES

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.

&&

LAC103-117-MSC045-109-251940-
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840 AM CDT THU APR 24 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE PEARL RIVER NEAR BOGALUSA.
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.
* AT 8:00 AM THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS 21.2 FEET.
* MODERATE FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MODERATE FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 18.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER HAS ALREADY CRESTED AND IS EXPECTED TO SLOWLY
  FALL TO AROUND 20.5 FEET BY TUESDAY MORNING APRIL 29TH.
  AFTERNOON.  ADDITIONAL RISES MAY BE POSSIBLE THEREAFTER.
* IMPACT...AT 21.0 FEET...WOODLANDS AND CROP ACREAGE ALONG THE RIVER
  WILL BE FLOODED. THE BOGUE CHITTO WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREA WILL BE
  INUNDATED WITH WATER IN RECREATIONAL CAMPS AND OVER ACCESS ROADS.
  AT 21 FEET PROPERTY EAST OF LOUISIANA HIGHWAY 21 ALONG BOGALUSA
  CREEK WILL BEGIN TO FLOOD
* IMPACT...AT 20.0 FEET...WOODLANDS AND CROP ACREAGE ALONG THE RIVER
  WILL BE FLOODED. THE BOGUE CHITTO WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREA WILL BE
  INUNDATED WITH WATER IN RECREATIONAL CAMPS AND OVER ACCESS ROADS.


&&

LAT...LON 3100 8969 3100 8979 3067 8990 3067 8976




$$

LAC103-MSC045-109-251939-
/O.CON.KLIX.FL.W.0017.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/PERL1.2.ER.000000T0000Z.140418T1215Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
840 AM CDT THU APR 24 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE PEARL RIVER NEAR PEARL RIVER.
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.
* AT  8:00 AM THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS 17.2 FEET.
* MODERATE FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MODERATE FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 14.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER HAS ALREADY CRESTED AND IS EXPECTED TO SLOWLY
  FALL TO AROUND 16.2 FEET BY TUESDAY MORNING APRIL 29TH.
* IMPACT...AT 17.0 FEET...IMPROVED ROADS NEAR THE RIVER WILL BE
  COVERED WITH LOW WATER. GUM BAYOU WILL BACK UP FLOODING THE LOWER
  PORTIONS OF STREETS IN RIVER GARDEN SUBDIVISION. SECONDARY ROADS TO
  THE RIVER AND THROUGHOUT HONEY ISLAND SWAMP WILL REMAIN INUNDATED.
  PROPERTY IN THE VICINITY OF THE GAGE IS FLOODED THREATENING ABOUT
  20 HOMES ALONG THE LEFT BANK
* IMPACT...AT 17.0 FEET...WATER ON LOW LYING PROPERTY AND OVER THE
  LOWER PORTIONS OF STREETS IN RIVER GARDENS SUBDIVISION WILL SLOWLY
  BEGIN TO DRAIN
* IMPACT...AT 16.0 FEET...LOWER PORTIONS OF STREETS IN RIVER GARDENS
  SUBDIVISION WILL BEGIN TO FLOOD. SECONDARY ROADS TO THE RIVER AND
  THROUGHOUT HONEY ISLAND SWAMP WILL REMAIN INUNDATED. PROPERTY IN
  THE VICINITY OF THE GAGE IS FLOODED THREATENING ABOUT 20 HOMES
  ALONG THE LEFT BANK.  THE BOGUE CHITTO NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE
  WILL BE CLOSED TO HUNTING AT THE 15.5 FOOT STAGE.


&&

LAT...LON 3067 8976 3067 8990 3018 8964 3020 8955







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