Hancock Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Flood Warning
Statement as of 9:15 PM CDT on April 16, 2014

The Flood Warning continues for the Pearl River near Pearl River. * Until further notice. * At 8:00 PM Wednesday the stage was 17.5 feet. * Moderate flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast. * Flood stage is 14.0 feet. * Forecast...the river is expected to continue rising until slowly cresting at around 17.5 feet from late tonight through Saturday evening. Additional rises may be possible thereafter. The river is expected to begin slowly falling thereafter. * 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.

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915 PM CDT Wed Apr 16 2014

The Flood Warning continues for the Pearl River near Bogalusa. * Until further notice. * At 8:00 PM Wednesday the stage was 21.7 feet. * Moderate flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast. * Flood stage is 18.0 feet. * Forecast...the river is expected to slowly crest at or near its current stage of around 21.7 feet from now through Friday evening April 18th. Additional rises may be possible thereafter. The river is expected to begin slowly falling 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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Record Report
Statement as of 04:17 PM CDT on April 16, 2014

...Record low temperature set at Baton Rouge ASOS...

a record low temperature of 37 degrees was set at Baton Rouge ASOS today. This breaks the old record of 39 set in 1983.