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WGUS84 KLIX 171420
FLSLIX
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS BATON ROUGE LA
920 AM CDT FRI APR 17 2015

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

  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.

&&

MSC047-182020-
/O.EXT.KLIX.FL.W.0023.000000T0000Z-150421T0742Z/
/LYMM6.1.ER.150414T2307Z.150415T1900Z.150421T0142Z.NO/
920 AM CDT FRI APR 17 2015

...Flood Warning extended until late Monday night...The Flood Warning
continues for
  The Biloxi River Near Lyman.
* until late Monday night.
* At  7:00 AM Friday the stage was 10.4 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by Sunday morning and continue to
  rise to near 14.0 feet by early Monday morning. The river will fall
  below flood stage by late Monday.
* Impact...At 14.0 feet...At 14 feet homes on lower Fisherman Trail
  will begin to flood and lower River Road will be impassable.
  Driving on Loraine Road will be hazardous due to the high water.
* Impact...At 13.0 feet...Loraine Road will begin to flood at 13 feet
  making driving hazardous. River Road near Three Rivers Road bridge
  will begin to flood.
* 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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