Flood Warning

Flood Statement
National Weather Service New Orleans LA
844 PM CDT Tue Apr 16 2024

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

  Pearl River Near Bogalusa affecting Washington and Pearl River
  Counties.

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

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

Caution is urged when walking near riverbanks.

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 Wednesday afternoon at 245 PM CDT.

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844 PM CDT Tue Apr 16 2024

...FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE...

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

* WHERE...Pearl River near Pearl River.

* WHEN...Until further notice.

* 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 8:00 PM CDT Tuesday the stage was 14.6 feet.
  - Bankfull stage is 12.0 feet.
  - Forecast...The river is expected to rise to a crest of 16.5
    feet Monday morning.
  - Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
  - Flood History...This crest compares to a previous crest of
    16.5 feet on 05/12/1975.
  - http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood

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


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TJS