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Flood Warning
Issued: 8:20 PM CDT May. 24, 2017 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the Pearl River near Pearl River.
* From late Friday night to Saturday afternoon.
* At 7:00 PM Wednesday the stage was 11.8 feet.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river is expected to continue rising until cresting
at or near flood stage early by Saturday morning. The river is expected
to fall below flood stage by Saturday afternoon.
* 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







820 PM CDT Wed may 24 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
the Pearl River near Bogalusa.
* Until further notice.
* At 7:00 PM Wednesday the stage was 18.8 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river is expected to continue rising until cresting
at around 19.0 feet by early Saturday morning.
* 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