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

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WGUS84 KLIX 131936
FLSLIX
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS BATON ROUGE LA
136 PM CST SAT FEB 13 2016

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

  Pearl River Near Pearl River affecting St. Tammany...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.

&&

LAC103-MSC045-109-150136-
/O.CON.KLIX.FL.W.0008.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/PERL1.1.ER.000000T0000Z.160214T0600Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
136 PM CST SAT FEB 13 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Pearl River Near Pearl River.
* until further notice.
* At 1:00 PM Saturday the stage was 16.6 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 16.7 feet by
  midnight tonight and remain near 16.7 feet through tomorrow
  evening. Then, the river is expected to begin slowly falling.
* Impact...At 16.0 feet...Lower portions of streets in River Gardens
  Subdivision will begin to flood. Secondary roads to the river and
  throughout Honey Island Swamp will remain inundated. Property in
  the vicinity of the gage is flooded threatening about 20 homes
  along the left bank. The Bogue Chitto National Wildlife Refuge will
  be closed to hunting at the 15.5 foot stage.

&&

LAT...LON 3067 8976 3067 8990 3018 8964 3020 8955

$$


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