Thursday, April 26, 2018

Pearl River Flood Warnings continue until further notice

Pearl River Flood Warnings continue until further notice
Posted: Apr 26, 2018
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From the National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
The Pearl River Near Bogalusa.
* until further notice.
* At 7:00 PM Wednesday the stage was 19.2 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 20.5 feet by
Friday early afternoon and hold steady through Saturday before
beginning to slowly fall on Sunday.
* 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.
* 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

The Flood Warning continues for
The Pearl River Near Pearl River.
* until further notice.
* At 7:00 PM Wednesday the stage was 14.5 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will fall to near 14.2 feet Thursday and then
begin rising Friday and crest near 15.5 feet by Monday morning.
* Impact...At 15.5 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. The
Bogue Chitto National Wildlife Refuge will be closed to hunting at
the 15.5 foot stage.
* 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.
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