Flood Statement
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WGUS84 KLIX 130110
FLSLIX
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS BATON ROUGE LA
710 PM CST FRI FEB 12 2016

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

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

The 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.

&&

LAC103-117-MSC045-109-140710-
/O.CON.KLIX.FL.W.0006.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/BXAL1.2.ER.160128T0945Z.160212T0830Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
710 PM CST FRI FEB 12 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Pearl River Near Bogalusa.
* until further notice.
* At  6:00 PM Friday the stage was 21.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river is expected to remain around 21.0 feet from
  now through the middle of next week before slowly falling thereafter.
* Impact...At 21.0 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.
  At 21 feet, property east of Louisiana Highway 21 along Bogalusa
  Creek will begin to flood.


&&

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




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LAC103-MSC045-109-140710-
/O.CON.KLIX.FL.W.0008.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/PERL1.1.ER.000000T0000Z.160213T1200Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
710 PM CST FRI FEB 12 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Pearl River Near Pearl River.
* until further notice.
* At  6:00 PM Friday the stage was 16.4 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river is expected to slowly crest at around 16.5
  feet by Saturday morning and then remain steady at around 16.5
  feet through the remainder of this weekend. The river is expected
  to begin slowly falling thereafter.
* 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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