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

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WGUS84 KLIX 251559
FLSLIX
Flood Statement
National Weather Service New Orleans/Baton Rouge, LA
1059 AM CDT Thu May 25 2017

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

  West Hobolochitto Creek Near McNeill affecting Pearl River 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.

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MSC109-261237-
/O.EXT.KLIX.FL.W.0042.000000T0000Z-170526T1237Z/
/MNLM6.1.ER.170524T0941Z.170525T0915Z.170526T0637Z.NO/
1059 AM CDT Thu May 25 2017

...Flood Warning extended until Friday morning...The Flood Warning
continues for
  The West Hobolochitto Creek Near McNeill.
* until Friday morning.
* At 10:45 AM Thursday the stage was 17.2 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Forecast...The creek is expected to continue rising until cresting
  at around 17.3 feet by this afternoon. The creek is expected to fall
  below flood stage tonight.
* Impact...At 17.0 feet...Some roads in the county inundated but
  passable. Homes in Westchester Subdivision, Picayune will be
  threatened. Water over a few roads in the city of Picayune will
  cause traffic problems. School bus traffic may need alternate
  routes. Beech Street and Westchester Subdivision below the
  confluence of the east and west branches will be subject to
  flooding in low places.
* Impact...At 15.0 feet...Some secondary roads near the stream north
  of Picayune will be inundated. Beech Street and Westchester
  Subdivision below the confluence of the east and west branches will
  be subject to flooding in low places.
* Impact...At 12.0 feet...Minor agricultural and forestry flooding
  will develop in rural areas.
* Impact...At 10.0 feet...Bank full with minor over bank flow will
  occur at low spots just below gage.

&&

LAT...LON 3066 8959 3080 8961 3079 8966 3071 8968




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