Flash Flood Statement
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Flash Flood Statement
National Weather Service New Orleans LA
657 PM CDT SAT APR 14 2018

MSC047-059-150030-
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Harrison MS-Jackson MS-
657 PM CDT SAT APR 14 2018

...THE FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 730 PM CDT FOR
HARRISON AND JACKSON COUNTIES...

At 649 PM CDT, emergency management reported flash flooding near Old
Highway 49 and Jim Lee Road along the Little Biloxi. Radar estimated
up to 7 inches of rain had fallen over parts of Harrison county. The
heaviest rainfall was over extreme eastern Harrison county and west
half of Jackson county. This activity will slowly move east this
evening.

Some locations that will experience flooding include... Gulfport,
Biloxi, Ocean Springs, Long Beach, Moss Point, St. Martin,
Escatawpa, Gautier, D`iberville, Wade, Latimer, Big Point, Lyman,
Saucier, Helena, Gulf Hills, Hurley, Vancleave, Hickory Hills and
Gulfport Airport.

Additional rainfall amounts of 2 to 3 inches are possible in the
warned area mainly of Jackson county.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small
creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses as
well as other drainage areas and low lying spots.

Please report flooding to your local law enforcement agency when you
can do so safely.

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LAT...LON 3043 8840 3037 8863 3043 8885 3043 8899
      3042 8901 3041 8899 3040 8886 3038 8907
      3031 8926 3036 8928 3039 8934 3065 8934
      3067 8889 3073 8888 3074 8841

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