Flood Statement
Issued by NWS New Orleans/Baton Rouge, LA

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WGUS84 KLIX 162349
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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
649 PM CDT TUE SEP 16 2014

MSC005-157-170145-
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AMITE MS-WILKINSON MS-
649 PM CDT TUE SEP 16 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEW ORLEANS HAS ISSUED A

* SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  AMITE COUNTY IN SOUTHERN MISSISSIPPI...
  WILKINSON COUNTY IN SOUTHERN MISSISSIPPI...

* UNTIL 845 PM CDT

* AT 645 PM CDT...RADAR ESTIMATED BETWEEN 2 TO 3 INCHES OF RAIN HAD
  FALLEN BETWEEN GLOSTER AND CROSBY AND NUISANCE FLOODING IS
  EXPECTED IN THIS AREA. THE STORM WAS DRIFTING SOUTH AT 5 MILES.
  RESIDUAL NUISANCE FLOODING MAY LINGER THROUGH 8 PM.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS UP TO ONE INCH ARE POSSIBLE IN THE
ADVISORY AREA.

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE ELEVATED LEVELS ON
SMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS...AND PONDING OF WATER ON COUNTRY ROADS AND
FARMLAND ALONG THE BANKS OF CREEKS AND STREAMS.

IN HILLY TERRAIN THERE ARE HUNDREDS OF LOW WATER CROSSINGS WHICH ARE
POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS IN HEAVY RAIN. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL ACROSS
FLOODED ROADS. FIND ALTERNATE ROUTES. IT TAKES ONLY A FEW INCHES OF
SWIFTLY FLOWING WATER TO CARRY VEHICLES AWAY.

&&

LAT...LON 3127 9116 3128 9092 3113 9092 3113 9119

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