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

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WGUS84 KLIX 291741
FLSLIX
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS BATON ROUGE LA
1241 PM CDT SUN MAR 29 2015

...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.

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LAC103-117-MSC045-109-302341-
/O.EXT.KLIX.FL.W.0005.000000T0000Z-150402T0600Z/
/BXAL1.1.ER.150324T2015Z.000000T0000Z.150402T0000Z.NO/
1241 PM CDT SUN MAR 29 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Pearl River Near Bogalusa.
* until late Wednesday night.
* At 11:00 AM Sunday the stage was 19.5 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river is expected to continue rising until cresting
  at or near 19.6 feet by this afternoon. The river is expected to
  fall below flood stage Wednesday evening.
* 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.



&&

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




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LAC103-MSC045-109-302340-
/O.EXT.KLIX.FL.W.0006.000000T0000Z-150401T1500Z/
/PERL1.1.ER.150303T1500Z.150314T0930Z.150401T0900Z.NO/
1241 PM CDT SUN MAR 29 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Pearl River Near Pearl River.
* until Wednesday morning.
* At 11:00 AM Sunday the stage was 14.2 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river is expected to continue rising until cresting
  at around 14.5 feet by late tonight. The river is expected to fall
  below flood stage Wednesday 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.


&&

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




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