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Flood Warning

Statement as of 11:57 AM CDT on May 01, 2016

Expires 2:00 PM EDT on May 02, 2016


... Flood Warning extended until Monday afternoon... the Flood Warning
continues for
the east hobolochitto creek near Caesar.
* From Monday morning to Monday afternoon.
* At 11:45 am Sunday the stage was 12.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river is expected to rise to near flood stage
tomorrow 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.
* Impact... at 12.0 feet... water will pool on isolated low areas of
unimproved roads near the creek. Minor overflow will occur in
agricultural areas near stream.
* Impact... at 10.0 feet... bankfull at gage. Some minor overflow will
occur in flood plain downstream of gage.



Lat... Lon 3082 8951 3082 8960 3053 8971 3049 8959








1157 am CDT sun may 1 2016

... Flood Warning extended until Monday afternoon... the Flood Warning
continues for
the west hobolochitto creek near McNeill.
* From Monday morning to Monday afternoon.
* At 11:45 am Sunday the stage was 11.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river is expected to rise to near flood stage
tomorrow morning.
* 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







Special Statement

Statement as of 12:21 PM CDT on May 01, 2016

Expires 2:15 PM EDT on May 01, 2016


... A line of strong thunderstorms will affect northeastern Orleans
and southeastern St. Tammany parishes... southern Pearl River and
Hancock counties...

At 1220 PM CDT... radar indicated strong thunderstorms were located
along a line extending from near Picayune to 10 miles east of Violet.
Movement was east at 15 mph.

Winds in excess of 30 mph and pea size hail are possible with these
storms.

Locations impacted include...
Slidell... Picayune... Bay St. Louis... Waveland... Diamondhead... Pearl River...
Kiln... Pearlington... Lake Catherine... Shoreline Park and stennis space
center.

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with these storms... and may
cause localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm.
Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.

Lat... Lon 3037 8934 3033 8938 3034 8934 3029 8934
      3018 8946 3019 8946 3015 8959 3015 8961
      3016 8962 3017 8958 3018 8970 3017 8971
      3015 8963 3015 8964 3008 8976 3017 8975
      3016 8971 3020 8977 3060 8981 3072 8935
time... Mot... loc 1720z 262deg 12kt 3054 8973 2990 8972



1221 PM CDT sun may 1 2016

... A line of strong thunderstorms will affect northeastern Orleans
and southeastern St. Tammany parishes... southern Pearl River and
Hancock counties...

At 1220 PM CDT... radar indicated strong thunderstorms were located
along a line extending from near Picayune to 10 miles east of Violet.
Movement was east at 15 mph.

Winds in excess of 30 mph and pea size hail are possible with these
storms.

Locations impacted include...
Slidell... Picayune... Bay St. Louis... Waveland... Diamondhead... Pearl River...
Kiln... Pearlington... Lake Catherine... Shoreline Park and stennis space
center.

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with these storms... and may
cause localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm.
Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.

Lat... Lon 3037 8934 3033 8938 3034 8934 3029 8934
      3018 8946 3019 8946 3015 8959 3015 8961
      3016 8962 3017 8958 3018 8970 3017 8971
      3015 8963 3015 8964 3008 8976 3017 8975
      3016 8971 3020 8977 3060 8981 3072 8935
time... Mot... loc 1720z 262deg 12kt 3054 8973 2990 8972


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