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

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS BATON ROUGE LA
1103 AM CST SAT JAN 21 2017

...The National Weather Service in New Orleans Baton Rouge has issued
a flood warning for the following rivers in Louisiana...
Mississippi...

  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.

&&

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1103 AM CST SAT JAN 21 2017

The National Weather Service in New Orleans/Baton Rouge has issued a

* Flood Warning for
    The Pearl River Near Pearl River.
* FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.
* At 10:00 AM Saturday the stage was 9.5 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river is expected to rise above flood stage by Tuesday
  afternoon and continue to rise to near 16.0 feet by Friday morning.
* Impact...At 16.0 feet...Lower portions of streets in River Gardens
  Subdivision will begin to flood. Secondary roads to the river and
  throughout Honey Island Swamp will remain inundated. Property in
  the vicinity of the gage is flooded threatening about 20 homes
  along the left bank. The Bogue Chitto National Wildlife Refuge will
  be closed to hunting at the 15.5 foot stage.
* Impact...At 15.5 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. The
  Bogue Chitto National Wildlife Refuge will be closed to hunting at
  the 15.5 foot stage.
* 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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