094  
WGUS84 KLIX 211338  
FLSLIX  
FLOOD STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS/BATON ROUGE, LA  
838 AM CDT FRI APR 21 2017  
 
...THE FLOOD WARNING HAS BEEN CANCELLED FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVER IN  
MISSISSIPPI...LOUISIANA...  
 
THE PEARL RIVER NEAR PEARL RIVER AFFECTING PEARL RIVER...HANCOCK AND  
ST. TAMMANY COUNTIES  
 
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.  
 

 
 
MSC045-109-LAC103-211408-  
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/PERL1.1.ER.170405T2352Z.170419T0800Z.170421T1218Z.NO/  
838 AM CDT FRI APR 21 2017  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING IS CANCELLED FOR  
THE PEARL RIVER NEAR PEARL RIVER.  
* AT 8:00 AM FRIDAY THE STAGE WAS 13.9 FEET.  
* FELL BELOW FLOOD STAGE AT 7:18 AM FRIDAY.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 14.0 FEET.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER HAS FALLEN BELOW FLOOD STAGE. NO FLOODING IS  
EXPECTED WITHIN THE NEAR FUTURE.  
* 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.  
* IMPACT...AT 13.0 FEET...THE EAST AND WEST CHANNELS OF THE RIVER WILL  
BEGIN TO MERGE. HONEY ISLAND SWAMP TRAILS WILL BE UNDER WATER AS  
INUNDATION OF THE SWAMP BEGINS.  
 

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

 
 
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