St. Tammany

 Flood Warning  Statement as of 8:40 am CDT on April 24, 2014


The Flood Warning continues for
the Pearl River near Pearl River.
* Until further notice.
* At 8:00 am Thursday the stage was 17.2 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river has already crested and is expected to slowly
fall to around 16.2 feet by Tuesday morning April 29th.
* 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






840 am CDT Thu Apr 24 2014

The Flood Warning continues for
the Pearl River near Bogalusa.
* Until further notice.
* At 8:00 am Thursday the stage was 21.2 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river has already crested and is expected to slowly
fall to around 20.5 feet by Tuesday morning April 29th.
Afternoon. Additional rises may be possible thereafter.
* 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








 Public Information Statement  Statement as of 5:04 PM EDT on April 24, 2014

Gulf states is closed effective 12:01 am., Local time, may 1, 2014,
through December 21, 2014. During the closure, all recreational
harvest of gray triggerfish is prohibited and the bag and possession
limit is zero. A person aboard a vessel for which a federal charter
vessel/headboat permit for Gulf reef fish has been issued must also
abide by these closure provisions in state waters. Questions should
be directed to the National marine fisheries services at 7 2 7 8 2 4
5 3 0 5.



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