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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED  
FLASH FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA  
1052 AM CDT SUN OCT 22 2017  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEW ORLEANS HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...  
JACKSON COUNTY IN SOUTHERN MISSISSIPPI...  
 
* UNTIL 145 PM CDT  
 
* AT 1050 AM CDT, DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING  
HEAVY RAIN ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. UP TO TWO TO THREE INCHES OF  
RAIN HAVE ALREADY FALLEN OVER NORTHEAST JACKSON COUNTY. ADDITIONAL  
STORMS WILL DUMP ANOTHER 2 INCHES THIS AREA. THIS ACTIVITY IS  
EXPECTED TO SPREAD EAST. FLASH FLOODING IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN  
SHORTLY.  
 
* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...  
BILOXI, OCEAN SPRINGS, MOSS POINT, ST. MARTIN, ESCATAWPA, GAUTIER,  
WADE, LATIMER, BIG POINT, HELENA, GULF HILLS, HURLEY, VANCLEAVE,  
HICKORY HILLS AND GULF PARK ESTATES.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
TURN AROUND, DON'T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD  
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.  
 
IN HILLY TERRAIN THERE ARE HUNDREDS OF LOW WATER CROSSINGS WHICH ARE  
POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS IN HEAVY RAIN. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO CROSS FLOODED  
ROADS. FIND AN ALTERNATE ROUTE.  
 
A FLASH FLOOD WARNING MEANS THAT FLOODING IS IMMINENT OR OCCURRING.  
IF YOU ARE IN THE WARNED AREA MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND IMMEDIATELY.  
RESIDENTS LIVING ALONG STREAMS AND CREEKS SHOULD TAKE IMMEDIATE  
PRECAUTIONS TO PROTECT LIFE AND PROPERTY.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3039 8876 3039 8886 3040 8886 3041 8887  
3073 8888 3073 8842 3037 8842  
 

 
 
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