786  
WGUS74 KLIX 142357  
FFSLIX  
 
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.  
 

 
 
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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