Flood Statement
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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS BATON ROUGE LA
819 PM CDT THU APR 16 2015

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

The Pearl River Near Bogalusa affecting St. Tammany...Washington...
Hancock and Pearl River Counties/Parishes

The Pearl River Near Pearl River affecting St. Tammany...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-MSC045-109-180719-
/O.EXT.KLIX.FL.W.0025.150421T0300Z-000000T0000Z/
/BXAL1.1.ER.150421T0300Z.150423T0000Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
819 PM CDT THU APR 16 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Pearl River Near Bogalusa.
* from Monday evening until further notice.
* At  7:00 PM Thursday the stage was 14.6 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river is expected to rise above flood stage by Monday
  night and then continue rising until cresting at around 18.5 feet by
  Wednesday evening April 22nd.
* 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.
* Impact...At 17.0 feet...Woodlands and crop acreage along the river
  will be flooded.
* Impact...At 16.0 feet...Woodlands along the river and wildlife
  management property will be flooded


&&

LAT...LON 3100 8969 3100 8979 3067 8990 3067 8976




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LAC103-MSC045-109-180719-
/O.EXT.KLIX.FL.W.0026.150421T1200Z-000000T0000Z/
/PERL1.1.ER.150421T1200Z.150423T1200Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
819 PM CDT THU APR 16 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Pearl River Near Pearl River.
* from Tuesday morning until further notice.
* At  7:00 PM Thursday the stage was 12.7 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river is expected to rise above flood stage by Tuesday
  morning and then continue rising until cresting at around 14.5 feet by
  Thursday morning April 23rd.
* 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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