Weather Alerts for St Tammany Parish

Issued by the National Weather Service

       River Flood Warning      

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

Areas Affected:
St. Tammany
Effective: Tue, 2/7 7:41am Updated: Tue, 2/7 11:20am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Wed, 2/8 1:45am Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in
Mississippi...Louisiana...
Pearl River Near Pearl River affecting St. Tammany, Hancock and
Pearl River Counties.
Pearl River Near Bogalusa affecting Washington and Pearl River
Counties.
For the Lower Pearl River...including Bogalusa, Pearl River...
Moderate flooding is forecast.
...FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE...
* WHAT...Moderate flooding is forecast.
* WHERE...Pearl River Near Pearl River.
* WHEN...Until further notice.
* IMPACTS...At 17.0 feet, When the river is falling, water on low
lying property and over the lower portions of streets in River
Gardens Subdivision will slowly begin to drain.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...
- The estimated stage was near 17 feet at 6:00 AM CST Tuesday.
- Forecast...The river is expected to fall to 15.2 feet Friday,
February 17.
- Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
- Flood History...This crest compares to a previous crest of
17.0 feet on 02/28/1997.
- http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood
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Information:
Motorists should not attempt to drive around barricades or drive
cars through flooded areas.
Stay tuned to further developments by listening to your local radio,
television, or NOAA Weather Radio for further information.
Additional information is available at www.weather.gov/lix. Click
on the Rivers and Lakes menu for forecasts and observations.
The next statement will be issued this evening.