Weather Alerts for St Tammany Parish

Issued by the National Weather Service

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River Flood Warning  RIVER FLOOD WARNING   River Flood Warning
ST TAMMANY PARISH

Areas Affected:
St. Tammany
Effective: Sun, 5/19 8:41pm Updated: Mon, 5/20 12:50am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Tue, 5/21 2:40am Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in
Louisiana...Mississippi...
Pearl River Near Bogalusa affecting St. Tammany...Washington...
Hancock and Pearl River Counties/Parishes
Pearl River Near Pearl River affecting St. Tammany...Hancock and
Pearl River Counties/Parishes
The Flood Warning continues for
The Pearl River Near Pearl River.
* Until further notice.
* At  8:00 PM Sunday the stage was 16.8 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will slowly fall to 16.5 feet by Friday May 24.
* 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.
* 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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Information:
Forecast crests are based upon rainfall that has occurred along with
anticipated rain for the next 24 hours. Adjustments to the forecasts
will be made if additional heavy rainfall occurs.
Do not drive cars through flooded areas. Remember, two feet of
rushing water can carry away most vehicles including pickups. Turn
around and don`t drown!
A followup product will be issued later. Stay tuned to NOAA Weather
Radio, local tv and radio stations...or your cable provider, for the
latest information. The latest graphical hydrologic information can
also be found at Weather.Gov.

River Flood Warning  RIVER FLOOD WARNING   River Flood Warning
ST TAMMANY PARISH

Areas Affected:
St. Tammany - Washington
Effective: Sun, 5/19 8:41pm Updated: Mon, 5/20 12:50am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Tue, 5/21 2:40am Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in
Louisiana...Mississippi...
Pearl River Near Bogalusa affecting St. Tammany...Washington...
Hancock and Pearl River Counties/Parishes
Pearl River Near Pearl River affecting St. Tammany...Hancock and
Pearl River Counties/Parishes
The Flood Warning continues for
The Pearl River Near Bogalusa.
* Until further notice.
* At  8:00 PM Sunday the stage was 21.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will remain near 21.0 feet through Monday
May 20 then begin falling.
* 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.
* 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
&&

Information:
Forecast crests are based upon rainfall that has occurred along with
anticipated rain for the next 24 hours. Adjustments to the forecasts
will be made if additional heavy rainfall occurs.
Do not drive cars through flooded areas. Remember, two feet of
rushing water can carry away most vehicles including pickups. Turn
around and don`t drown!
A followup product will be issued later. Stay tuned to NOAA Weather
Radio, local tv and radio stations...or your cable provider, for the
latest information. The latest graphical hydrologic information can
also be found at Weather.Gov.