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

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WGUS84 KLIX 221630
Flood Statement
National Weather Service New Orleans/Baton Rouge, LA
1030 AM CST Thu Feb 22 2018

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

  Pearl River Near Pearl River affecting St. Tammany...Hancock and
  Pearl River Counties/Parishes


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.


1030 AM CST Thu Feb 22 2018

...Flood Warning extended until Friday afternoon...The Flood Warning
continues for
  The Pearl River Near Pearl River.
* until Friday afternoon.
* At 10:00 AM Thursday the stage was 14.5 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage at
  14 feet by late tomorrow morning.
* 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 3020 8955 3018 8964 3067 8990 3067 8976


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