Flood Statement
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WGUS84 KLIX 160446
FLSLIX
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS BATON ROUGE LA
1146 PM CDT WED APR 15 2015

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

The Wolf River Above Gulfport 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.

&&

MSC047-171046-
/O.CON.KLIX.FL.W.0022.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/GLFM6.1.ER.000000T0000Z.150416T0600Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1146 PM CDT WED APR 15 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Wolf River Above Gulfport.
* until further notice.
* At 10:00 PM Wednesday the stage was 10.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river is expected to continue rising until cresting
  at around 10.2 feet by late tonight. The river is expected to begin
  slowly falling thereafter. The river is expected to fall to around
  8.4 feet by Monday afternoon.
* Impact...At 10.0 feet...Bells Ferry Road will be closed within a
  mile of the bridge as the road will be covered by swift moving
  river current.
* Impact...At 9.0 feet...Bells Ferry Road will be impassable with deep
  water on the east bridge approach.
* 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




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