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Flood Warning
Issued: 3:53 AM CDT Jun. 24, 2017 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in New Orleans/Baton Rouge has issued a

* Flood Warning for
the east hobolochitto creek near Caesar.
* Until Monday morning.
* At 2:45 am Saturday the stage was 15.1 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 16.0 feet early
Sunday morning. The river will fall below flood stage early
Monday morning.
* Impact... at 15.0 feet... water over a few roads in the city of
Picayune will cause traffic problems. School bus traffic may need
alternate routes. A few homes on Northwood Drive will be
threatened. Beech street and Westchester subdivision below the
confluence of the east and west branches is subject to flooding in
low places.


Lat... Lon 3082 8948 3082 8960 3053 8969 3052 8957




809 PM CDT Fri Jun 23 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
the west hobolochitto creek near McNeill.
* Until Sunday morning.
* At 7:45 PM Friday the stage was 17.6 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
Sunday morning.
* Impact... at 17.0 feet... some roads in the County inundated but
passable. Homes in Westchester subdivision, Picayune will be
threatened. Water over a few roads in the city of Picayune will
cause traffic problems. School bus traffic may need alternate
routes. Beech street and Westchester subdivision below the
confluence of the east and west branches will be subject to
flooding in low places.
* Impact... at 15.0 feet... some secondary roads near the stream north
of Picayune will be inundated. Beech street and Westchester
subdivision below the confluence of the east and west branches will
be subject to flooding in low places.
* Impact... at 12.0 feet... minor agricultural and forestry flooding
will develop in rural areas.
* Impact... at 10.0 feet... bank full with minor over bank flow will
occur at low spots just below gage.


Lat... Lon 3066 8959 3080 8961 3079 8966 3071 8968









805 PM CDT Fri Jun 23 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
the Pearl River near Pearl River.
* Until further notice.
* At 7:00 PM Friday the stage was 14.8 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 16.5 feet by
the morning of Saturday July 1st.
* 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 3067 8976 3067 8990 3018 8964 3020 8955









805 PM CDT Fri Jun 23 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
the Pearl River near Bogalusa.
* Until further notice.
* At 7:00 PM Friday the stage was 20.3 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 20.9 feet by
Thursday morning then begin falling.
* Impact... at 20.0 feet... Woodlands and crop acreage along the river
will be flooded. The Bogue Chitto wildlife management area will be
inundated with water in recreational camps and over access roads.
* Impact... at 18.5 feet... Woodlands and crop acreage along the river
will be flooded. The Bogue Chitto wildlife management area will be
inundated with water in recreational camps and over access roads.
* Impact... at 17.0 feet... Woodlands and crop acreage along the river
will be flooded.
* Impact... at 16.0 feet... Woodlands along the river and wildlife
management property will be flooded


Lat... Lon 3100 8969 3100 8979 3067 8990 3067 8976









Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 3:51 AM CDT Jun. 24, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch in effect through this evening...

The National Weather Service in New Orleans has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for portions of southeast Louisiana and
Mississippi, including the following areas, in southeast
Louisiana, Ascension, Assumption, East Baton Rouge, East
Feliciana, Iberville, Livingston, lower Jefferson, lower
Lafourche, lower Plaquemines, lower St. Bernard, lower
Terrebonne, northern Tangipahoa, Orleans, Pointe Coupee,
southern Tangipahoa, St. Charles, St. Helena, St. James, St.
John The Baptist, St. Tammany, upper Jefferson, upper Lafourche,
upper Plaquemines, upper St. Bernard, upper Terrebonne,
Washington, West Baton Rouge, and West Feliciana. In
Mississippi, Amite, Hancock, Harrison, Jackson, Pearl River,
Pike, Walthall, and Wilkinson.

* Through midnight tonight

* rainfall accumulations of 2 to 3 inches are possible through
this evening over areas that remain saturated from previous
rains. In addition to the flash flooding potential expect to see
new rises on area rivers causing or extending the flooding
along several rivers.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.




Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 3:51 AM CDT Jun. 24, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch in effect through this evening...

The National Weather Service in New Orleans has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for portions of southeast Louisiana and
Mississippi, including the following areas, in southeast
Louisiana, Ascension, Assumption, East Baton Rouge, East
Feliciana, Iberville, Livingston, lower Jefferson, lower
Lafourche, lower Plaquemines, lower St. Bernard, lower
Terrebonne, northern Tangipahoa, Orleans, Pointe Coupee,
southern Tangipahoa, St. Charles, St. Helena, St. James, St.
John The Baptist, St. Tammany, upper Jefferson, upper Lafourche,
upper Plaquemines, upper St. Bernard, upper Terrebonne,
Washington, West Baton Rouge, and West Feliciana. In
Mississippi, Amite, Hancock, Harrison, Jackson, Pearl River,
Pike, Walthall, and Wilkinson.

* Through midnight tonight

* rainfall accumulations of 2 to 3 inches are possible through
this evening over areas that remain saturated from previous
rains. In addition to the flash flooding potential expect to see
new rises on area rivers causing or extending the flooding
along several rivers.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.




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