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WGUS84 KLIX 271126
Flood Statement
National Weather Service New Orleans/Baton Rouge, LA
626 AM CDT Thu Jul 27 2017

...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in

  Bogue Chitto River Near Tylertown affecting Pike and Walthall


Forecast crests are based upon rainfall that has occurred along with
anticipated rain for the next 24 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.


626 AM CDT Thu Jul 27 2017

...Flood Warning extended until Friday afternoon...The Flood Warning
continues for
  The Bogue Chitto River Near Tylertown.
* until Friday afternoon.
* At  5:45 AM Thursday the stage was 17.5 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 18.0 feet by this
  afternoon. The river will fall below flood stage tomorrow morning.
* Impact...At 18.0 feet...Secondary roads in the vicinity of the river
  will flood. Homes close to the river and portions of the Hidden
  Springs Resort Park will be flooded. Low-lying farm and pasture
  land near the river will remain flooded.
* Impact...At 17.0 feet...Travel in Hidden Springs Resort is possible
  but hazardous, as roads will be flooded. Evacuation of the park is
  recommended, when further rises are expected. Low-lying farm and
  pasture land near the river will remain flooded.


LAT...LON 3120 9018 3120 9033 3112 9028 3113 9015


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