St. Tammany

 Flood Warning  Statement as of 9:39 am CDT on April 19, 2014


The Flood Warning continues for
the Pearl River near Pearl River.
* Until further notice.
* At 9:00 am Saturday the stage was 17.5 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river is expected to remain at or near the current
stage of 17.5 feet throughout the day today. The river is then
expected to begin to slowly fall.
* Impact... at 17.0 feet... improved roads near the river will be
covered with low water. Gum bayou will back up flooding the lower
portions of streets in River Garden subdivision. 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
* impact... at 17.0 feet... water on low lying property and over the
lower portions of streets in River Gardens subdivision will slowly
begin to drain
* 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.


Lat... Lon 3067 8976 3067 8990 3018 8964 3020 8955


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939 am CDT Sat Apr 19 2014

The Flood Warning continues for
the Pearl River near Bogalusa.
* Until further notice.
* At 9:00 am Saturday the stage was 21.4 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river is expected to remain at or near the current
stage of 21.4 feet throughout the day today before beginning to
slowly fall.
* Impact... at 21.0 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.
At 21 feet property east of Louisiana Highway 21 along Bogalusa
creek will begin to flood
* 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


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





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