Flood Statement
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WGUS84 KLIX 160048
FLSLIX
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS BATON ROUGE LA
748 PM CDT WED APR 15 2015

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

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.

&&

MSC109-161200-
/O.EXT.KLIX.FL.W.0021.000000T0000Z-150416T1200Z/
/CREM6.1.ER.150415T0057Z.150415T1030Z.150416T0600Z.NO/
748 PM CDT WED APR 15 2015

...Flood Warning extended until Thursday morning...The Flood Warning
continues for
  The East Hobolochitto Creek Near Caesar.
* until Thursday morning.
* At  6:45 PM Wednesday the stage was 15.2 feet.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river has already crested and is expected to fall
  below flood stage by late tonight.
* 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.


&&

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




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