Watches, Warnings & Advisories



One product issued by NWS for: 2 Miles E Saint Benedict LA

Flood Warning

Flood Statement
National Weather Service New Orleans LA
746 PM CDT Sun May 19 2024

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in
Louisiana...Mississippi...

  Pearl River Near Pearl River affecting Hancock, Pearl River and
  St. Tammany Counties.

  Pearl River Near Bogalusa affecting Pearl River and Washington
  Counties.

For the Lower Pearl River...including Bogalusa, Pearl River...Minor
flooding is forecast.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Caution is urged when walking near riverbanks.

Motorists should not attempt to drive around barricades or drive
cars through flooded areas.

Additional information is available at www.weather.gov/lix.  Click
on the Rivers and Lakes menu for forecasts and observations.

The next statement will be issued Monday morning at 1000 AM CDT.

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LAC103-MSC045-109-201500-
/O.CON.KLIX.FL.W.0065.000000T0000Z-240528T1800Z/
/PERL1.1.ER.000000T0000Z.240521T1200Z.240528T1200Z.NO/
746 PM CDT Sun May 19 2024

...FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL TUESDAY, MAY 28...

* WHAT...Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.

* WHERE...Pearl River near Pearl River.

* WHEN...Until Tuesday, May 28.

* IMPACTS...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.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...
  - At 7:00 PM CDT Sunday the stage was 15.9 feet.
  - Bankfull stage is 12.0 feet.
  - Forecast...The river is expected to rise to a crest of 16.0
    feet Tuesday morning. It will then fall below flood stage
    Tuesday, May 28.
  - Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
  - http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood

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


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