Flood Statement
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WGUS84 KLIX 181530
FLSLIX
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS BATON ROUGE LA
1030 AM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

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

  Wolf River Above Gulfport affecting Harrison County

  Biloxi River Near Lyman affecting Harrison 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.

&&

MSC047-192130-
/O.EXT.KLIX.FL.W.0022.000000T0000Z-150421T0336Z/
/GLFM6.1.ER.150419T1727Z.150420T0600Z.150420T2136Z.NO/
1030 AM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Wolf River Above Gulfport.
* until Monday evening.
* At  9:00 AM Saturday the stage was 4.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 8.0 feet.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by tomorrow early afternoon and
  continue to rise to near 8.9 feet by early Monday morning. The river
  will fall below flood stage by Monday afternoon.
* Impact...At 8.0 feet...Bells Ferry Road will begin to flood. There
  will be water over the access road just upstream of the bridge and
  the road will become impassable very quickly.

&&

LAT...LON 3042 8919 3041 8922 3037 8922 3039 8917




$$

MSC047-192130-
/O.EXT.KLIX.FL.W.0023.000000T0000Z-150420T1320Z/
/LYMM6.1.ER.150414T2307Z.150415T1900Z.150420T0720Z.NO/
1030 AM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Biloxi River Near Lyman.
* until Monday morning.
* At  9:00 AM Saturday the stage was 6.9 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by tomorrow early afternoon and
  continue to rise to near 12.5 feet by tomorrow evening. the river
  will fall below flood stage by early Monday morning.
* Impact...At 12.0 feet...River Road near Three Rivers Road bridge
  will begin to flood.
* Impact...At 9.0 feet...The river will be bankfull at the Three
  Rivers Road bridge.

&&

LAT...LON 3055 8912 3055 8917 3048 8914 3048 8909




$$




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