Flood Warning
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WGUS44 KLIX 282038
FLWLIX
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS BATON ROUGE LA
338 PM CDT THU APR 28 2016

...Observed Flooding Changed from Moderate to Nonflood Severity for
the following rivers in Mississippi...

...Forecast Flooding Changed from Moderate to Major Severity for the
following rivers in Mississippi...

The 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.

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MSC047-300238-
/O.EXT.KLIX.FL.W.0065.160428T2056Z-160501T0000Z/
/GLFM6.3.ER.160428T2056Z.160429T1200Z.160430T1800Z.NR/
338 PM CDT THU APR 28 2016

...Forecast flooding increased from Moderate to Major severity...
The Flood Warning continues for
 The Wolf River Above Gulfport.
* until Saturday evening.
* At  1:00 PM Thursday the stage was 5.5 feet.
* Major flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 8.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river is expected to rise above flood stage by late
  this afternoon and then continue to rise until cresting at around
  15.0 feet by tomorrow morning. The river is expected to fall below
  flood stage by Saturday early afternoon.
* Impact...At 15.0 feet...Major flooding of the area will occur.
  Several homes on Magnolia Drive will be flooded along with business
  structures along Menge Avenue. The Menge Avenue bridge will be
  under water. 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 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.
* Impact...At 9.0 feet...Bells Ferry Road will be impassable with deep
  water on the east bridge approach.
* Impact...At 8.0 feet...Bells Ferry Road will begin to flood. There
  will be water over the access road just upstream of the bridge and
  the road will become impassable very quickly.

&&

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

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




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