Flood Statement
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WGUS84 KLIX 291525
FLSLIX
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS BATON ROUGE LA
1025 AM CDT FRI APR 29 2016

...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.

&&

MSC047-302125-
/O.EXT.KLIX.FL.W.0065.000000T0000Z-160501T0000Z/
/GLFM6.2.ER.160428T2143Z.160429T1300Z.160430T1800Z.NO/
1025 AM CDT FRI APR 29 2016

...Flood Warning extended until Saturday evening...The Flood Warning
continues for
  The Wolf River Above Gulfport.
* until Saturday evening.
* At 10:00 AM Friday the stage was 13.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 8.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  tomorrow afternoon.
* Impact...At 12.0 feet...Water will be in several homes along the
  river near the Bells Ferry Road bridge. Bells Ferry Road will be
  closed within a mile of the bridge as the road will be covered by
  swift moving river current.
* Impact...At 10.0 feet...Bells Ferry Road will be closed within a
  mile of the bridge as the road will be covered by swift moving
  river current.

&&

LAT...LON 3042 8919 3041 8922 3037 8922 3039 8917

$$



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