Flood Statement
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WGUS84 KLIX 281640
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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS BATON ROUGE LA
1040 AM CST SAT FEB 28 2015

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

  Pearl River Near Pearl River AFFECTING St. Tammany...Hancock and
  Pearl River Counties/Parishes

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

  Pearl River Near Bogalusa AFFECTING St. Tammany...Washington...
  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-MSC045-109-012240-
/O.CON.KLIX.FL.W.0005.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/BXAL1.1.ER.000000T0000Z.150304T1200Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1040 AM CST SAT FEB 28 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Pearl River Near Bogalusa.
* until further notice.
* At 10:00 AM Saturday the stage was 18.4 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 20.1 feet by
  Wednesday morning then begin falling.
* 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.
* Impact...At 18.5 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-MSC045-109-012240-
/O.EXT.KLIX.FL.W.0006.150305T1200Z-000000T0000Z/
/PERL1.1.ER.150305T1200Z.150306T1800Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1040 AM CST SAT FEB 28 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Pearl River Near Pearl River.
* from Thursday morning until further notice.
* At 10:00 AM Saturday the stage was 12.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by Thursday morning and continue
  to rise to near 14.5 feet by Friday early afternoon.
* Impact...At 14.0 feet...Secondary roads to the river and throughout
  honey island swamp are inundated. Property in the vicinity of the
  gage is flooded threatening about 20 homes along the left bank
* Impact...At 13.0 feet...The east and west channels of the river will
  begin to merge. Honey island swamp trails will be under water as
  inundation of the swamp begins

&&

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




$$




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