Flood Statement
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WGUS84 KLIX 210152
752 PM CST FRI JAN 20 2017

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

  Pearl River Near Bogalusa affecting St. Tammany...Washington...
  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.


752 PM CST FRI JAN 20 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Pearl River Near Bogalusa.
* From Sunday afternoon until further notice.
* At  7:00 PM Friday the stage was 12.9 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by Sunday early afternoon and
  continue to rise to near 19.5 feet by Tuesday morning.
* Impact...At 18.5 feet...Woodlands and crop acreage along the river
  will be flooded. The Bogue Chitto Wildlife Management area will be
  inundated with water in recreational camps and over access roads.
* Impact...At 17.0 feet...Woodlands and crop acreage along the river
  will be flooded.
* Impact...At 16.0 feet...Woodlands along the river and wildlife
  management property will be flooded


LAT...LON 3100 8969 3100 8979 3067 8990 3067 8976


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