417  
WGUS84 KLIX 180110  
FLSLIX  
FLOOD STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS/BATON ROUGE, LA  
710 PM CST THU JAN 17 2019  
 
...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN  
LOUISIANA...MISSISSIPPI...  
 
PEARL RIVER NEAR PEARL RIVER AFFECTING ST. TAMMANY...HANCOCK AND  
PEARL RIVER COUNTIES/PARISHES  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
FORECAST CRESTS ARE BASED UPON RAINFALL THAT HAS OCCURRED ALONG WITH  
ANTICIPATED RAIN FOR THE NEXT 24 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.  
 

 
 
LAC103-MSC045-109-190710-  
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710 PM CST THU JAN 17 2019  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE PEARL RIVER NEAR PEARL RIVER.  
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.  
* AT 6:00 PM THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS 16.8 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 14.0 FEET.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 16.8 FEET BY  
FRIDAY JANUARY 18. ADDITIONAL RISES MAY BE POSSIBLE THEREAFTER.  
* IMPACT...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.  
* IMPACT...AT 15.5 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. THE  
BOGUE CHITTO NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE WILL BE CLOSED TO HUNTING AT  
THE 15.5 FOOT STAGE.  
* 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 3020 8955 3018 8964 3067 8990 3067 8976  
 

 
 
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