Flood Statement
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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS BATON ROUGE LA
1040 AM CDT TUE APR 15 2014

...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN
MISSISSIPPI...

  THE 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.

&&

MSC047-162110-
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/LYMM6.1.ER.000000T0000Z.140416T0000Z.140416T1510Z.NO/
1040 AM CDT TUE APR 15 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE BILOXI RIVER NEAR LYMAN.
* UNTIL WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.
* AT 7:00 AM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 13.7 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 12.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 14.5 FEET
  BY THIS EVENING. THE RIVER WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE TOMORROW LATE
  MORNING.
* 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.

&&

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

$$

98/SO



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