Flood Statement
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WGUS84 KLIX 280145
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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS BATON ROUGE LA
745 PM CST SAT DEC 27 2014

...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN
LOUISIANA...

  BOGUE CHITTO RIVER NEAR BUSH AFFECTING ST. TAMMANY PARISH
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

FORECAST CRESTS ARE BASED UPON RAINFALL THAT HAS OCCURRED ALONG WITH
ANTICIPATED RAIN FOR THE NEXT 42 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
AROUNDAND DON`T DROWN.

A FOLLOWUP PRODUCT WILL BE ISSUED LATER. STAY TUNED TO NOAAWEATHER
RADIO...LOCAL TV AND RADIO STATIONS...OR YOUR CABLE PROVIDER...FORTHE
LATEST INFORMATION. THE LATEST GRAPHICAL HYDROLOGIC INFORMATION CAN
ALSO BE FOUND AT WEATHER.GOV.

&&

LAC103-290745-
/O.EXT.KLIX.FL.W.0071.141230T1500Z-150101T1500Z/
/BSHL1.1.ER.141230T1500Z.141231T0600Z.150101T0900Z.NO/
745 PM CST SAT DEC 27 2014

...FLOOD WARNING EXTENDED UNTIL THURSDAY MORNING...THE FLOOD WARNING
CONTINUES FOR
  THE BOGUE CHITTO RIVER NEAR BUSH.
* FROM TUESDAY MORNING TO THURSDAY MORNING.
* AT  7:15 PM SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS 6.4 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 11.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY LATE TUESDAY MORNING AND
  CONTINUE TO RISE TO NEAR 11.5 FEET BY EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING.THE
  RIVER WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY THURSDAY MORNING.
* IMPACT...AT 11.0 FEET...THE ACCESS ROAD UPSTREAM OF THE BRIDGE WILL
  FLOOD. THE RIVER WILL LEAVE THE MAIN CHANNEL ON THE LEFT BANK BELOW
  THE BRIDGE FLOODING WOODLANDS ON EITHER SIDE OF LOUISIANA HIGHWAY
  21.
* IMPACT...AT 10.0 FEET...GRAVEL PITS UPSTREAM OF LOUISIANA HIGHWAY 21
  WILL BEGIN TO OVERFLOW THREATENING PROPERTY AT LOWER ELEVATIONS ON
  EITHER SIDE OF HIGHWAY 21 IN THE VICINITY OF THE BRIDGE.

&&

LAT...LON 3081 9012 3081 9018 3062 8999 3058 8986 3053 8982 3053 8978
3063 8983 3067 8995



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