Flood Statement
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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS BATON ROUGE LA
1152 PM CDT MON APR 14 2014

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

  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.

&&

MSC047-161052-
/O.EXT.KLIX.FL.W.0035.140415T0600Z-140416T2217Z/
/LYMM6.1.ER.140415T0600Z.140415T1800Z.140416T1617Z.NO/
1152 PM CDT MON APR 14 2014

...FLOOD WARNING EXTENDED UNTIL WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...THE FLOOD
WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE BILOXI RIVER NEAR LYMAN.
* UNTIL WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.
* AT 11:00 PM MONDAY THE STAGE WAS 8.7 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 12.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE AROUND MIDNIGHT TONIGHT AND
  CONTINUE TO RISE TO NEAR 14.5 FEET BY TOMORROW EARLY AFTERNOON. THE
  RIVER WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY LATE WEDNESDAY 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.
* IMPACT...AT 12.0 FEET...RIVER ROAD NEAR THREE RIVERS ROAD BRIDGE
  WILL BEGIN TO FLOOD.
* IMPACT...AT 9.0 FEET...THE RIVER WILL BE BANKFULL AT THE THREE
  RIVERS ROAD BRIDGE.

&&

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

$$

24/RR



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