Flood Statement
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WGUS84 KLIX 291428
FLSLIX
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS BATON ROUGE LA
928 AM CDT FRI APR 29 2016

...The flood warning continues 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.

&&

LAC103-MSC045-109-300000-
/O.EXT.KLIX.FL.W.0038.000000T0000Z-160430T0000Z/
/PERL1.3.ER.160312T0407Z.160314T2315Z.160429T1800Z.NR/
928 AM CDT FRI APR 29 2016

...Flood Warning extended until this evening...The Flood Warning
continues for
  The Pearl River Near Pearl River.
* until this evening.
* At 9:00 AM Friday the stage was 14.1 feet.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  later this afternoon.
* 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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