Pearl River Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Flood Warning
Statement as of 24. huhtikuuta 2014 klo 08:40 (CDT)

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.

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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.

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