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Flood Warning
Issued: 10:17 AM CDT Apr. 19, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Forecast flooding increased from minor to moderate severity...

The Flood Warning continues for
the Pearl River near Pearl River.
* Until further notice.
* At 9:00 am Friday the stage was 14.7 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 17.0 feet by
Friday April 26 then begin falling.
* 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... 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.
* 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.


Lat... Lon 3020 8955 3018 8964 3067 8990 3067 8976



1017 am CDT Fri Apr 19 2019

... Forecast flooding increased from minor to moderate severity...

The Flood Warning continues for
the Pearl River near Bogalusa.
* Until further notice.
* At 9:00 am Friday the stage was 20.3 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 21.1 feet by
Friday April 26 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.


Lat... Lon 3067 8976 3067 8990 3100 8979 3100 8969




Public Information Statement
Issued: 5:06 PM CDT Apr. 8, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Public information statement...

... NWS damage survey for April 7th tornado event...

.Wilkinson County MS tornado...

Rating: EF-1 estimated
peak wind: 105 mph
path length /statute/: 1.75 miles
path width /maximum/: 125 yards
fatalities: 0
injuries: 0

Start date: 04/07/2019
start time: 6:02 PM CDT
start location: 5 miles south Centreville / Wilkinson County / MS
start lat/lon: 31.0184 / -91.0712

End date: 04/07/2019
end time: 6:04 PM CDT
end location: 3 miles south Centreville / Wilkinson County / MS
end lat/lon: 31.0433 / -91.0727

Survey summary:
a tornado initially touched down about 5 miles south of
Centreville, MS and tracked northward for almost 2 miles.
A dozen or more trees were snapped or uprooted along its
path. A Mobile home was rolled off its foundation and
wrapped around a large tree. The Mobile home was
unoccupied at the time. A number of power lines and
several power poles were snapped. Path length 1.75 miles.
Path width 125 yards. Rated EF1. Maximum winds estimated
105 mph.

.St. Helena Parish downburst...

Estimated peak wind: 85 mph
path width /maximum/: 350 yards
fatalities: 0
injuries: 0

Start date: 04/07/2019
start time: 8:01 PM CDT
start location: 1 mile southeast of Montpelier / St. Helena / la
start lat/lon: 30.6669 / -90.6508

Survey summary:
NWS storm survey found broad area of wind damage along
Hwy la 441 just south of Montpelier. Several trees were
uprooted and power lines snapped. Roof damage noted to
several older Mobile homes. Width of damage along la441
was approximately 350 yards.

Ef scale: the Enhanced Fujita scale classifies tornadoes into the
following categories:

EF0... weak... ... 65 to 85 mph
EF1... weak... ... 86 to 110 mph
EF2... strong... .111 to 135 mph
EF3... strong... .136 to 165 mph
EF4... violent... 166 to 200 mph
EF5... violent... >200 mph

Note:
the information in this statement is preliminary and subject to
change pending final review of the events and publication in NWS
storm data.

Fr/mw

506 PM CST Mon Apr 08 2019

... Public information statement...

... NWS damage survey for April 7th tornado event...

.Wilkinson County MS tornado...

Rating: EF-1 estimated
peak wind: 105 mph
path length /statute/: 1.75 miles
path width /maximum/: 125 yards
fatalities: 0
injuries: 0

Start date: 04/07/2019
start time: 6:02 PM CDT
start location: 5 miles south Centreville / Wilkinson County / MS
start lat/lon: 31.0184 / -91.0712

End date: 04/07/2019
end time: 6:04 PM CDT
end location: 3 miles south Centreville / Wilkinson County / MS
end lat/lon: 31.0433 / -91.0727

Survey summary:
a tornado initially touched down about 5 miles south of
Centreville, MS and tracked northward for almost 2 miles.
A dozen or more trees were snapped or uprooted along its
path. A Mobile home was rolled off its foundation and
wrapped around a large tree. The Mobile home was
unoccupied at the time. A number of power lines and
several power poles were snapped. Path length 1.75 miles.
Path width 125 yards. Rated EF1. Maximum winds estimated
105 mph.

.St. Helena Parish downburst...

Estimated peak wind: 85 mph
path width /maximum/: 350 yards
fatalities: 0
injuries: 0

Start date: 04/07/2019
start time: 8:01 PM CDT
start location: 1 mile southeast of Montpelier / St. Helena / la
start lat/lon: 30.6669 / -90.6508

Survey summary:
NWS storm survey found broad area of wind damage along
Hwy la 441 just south of Montpelier. Several trees were
uprooted and power lines snapped. Roof damage noted to
several older Mobile homes. Width of damage along la441
was approximately 350 yards.

Ef scale: the Enhanced Fujita scale classifies tornadoes into the
following categories:

EF0... weak... ... 65 to 85 mph
EF1... weak... ... 86 to 110 mph
EF2... strong... .111 to 135 mph
EF3... strong... .136 to 165 mph
EF4... violent... 166 to 200 mph
EF5... violent... >200 mph

Note:
the information in this statement is preliminary and subject to
change pending final review of the events and publication in NWS
storm data.

Fr/mw


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