Flood Statement
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WGUS84 KLIX 171421
FLSLIX
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS BATON ROUGE LA
921 AM CDT FRI APR 17 2015

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

  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.

&&

MSC047-182021-
/O.EXT.KLIX.FL.W.0022.000000T0000Z-150421T1800Z/
/GLFM6.1.ER.150419T1330Z.150420T1200Z.150421T1200Z.NO/
921 AM CDT FRI APR 17 2015

...Flood Warning extended until Tuesday afternoon...The Flood Warning
continues for
  The Wolf River Above Gulfport.
* until Tuesday afternoon.
* At  7:00 AM Friday the stage was 6.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 8.0 feet.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by Sunday morning and continue to
  rise to near 9.5 feet by Monday morning. The river will fall below
  flood stage by Tuesday morning.
* 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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