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Flood Warning


FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON, MS
727 PM CST THU MAR 5 2015

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in
Mississippi...

  Pearl River Near Rockport affecting Copiah and Simpson Counties
  Pearl River Near Monticello affecting Lawrence County


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Do not drive or walk through areas where water covers roadway! The
water may be deeper than it appears. Remember...Turn around, don`t
drown!

Forecasts are based on rainfall that has occurred and that which is
forecast to occur. Routine 12 hours of forecast rainfall is used for
most sites.

The next regularly scheduled update is expected between 8 and 10 AM.

&&

MSC077-070726-
/O.EXT.KJAN.FL.W.0020.000000T0000Z-150307T1630Z/
/MTCM6.1.ER.150303T2215Z.150305T2300Z.150307T0130Z.NO/
727 PM CST THU MAR 5 2015

...Flood Warning extended until Saturday morning...

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Pearl River Near Monticello
* until Saturday morning.
* At  6:15 PM Thursday the stage was 23.1 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 22.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue falling and will fall below
  flood stage by tomorrow evening.

&&

              Flood    Observed        Forecast 7 AM      Crest
Location      Stg   Stg Day  Time   Fri   Sat   Sun Crest Time  Date

Middle Pearl River
Monticello     22  23.1 Thu 06 PM  22.8  21.3  19.7     CRESTING


&&


LAT...LON 3140 9008 3155 9017 3168 9019 3169 9005
      3155 9002 3140 8992



$$

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS BATON ROUGE LA
703 PM CST THU MAR 5 2015

...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in
Louisiana...Mississippi...

The Pearl River Near Bogalusa AFFECTING St. Tammany...Washington...
Hancock and Pearl River Counties/Parishes

The Pearl River Near Pearl River AFFECTING St. Tammany...Hancock and
Pearl River Counties/Parishes

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Forecast crests are based upon rainfall that has occurred along with
anticipated rain for the next 12 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.

&&

LAC103-117-MSC045-109-070703-
/O.CON.KLIX.FL.W.0005.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/BXAL1.1.ER.000000T0000Z.150307T0600Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
703 PM CST THU MAR 5 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Pearl River Near Bogalusa.
* until further notice.
* At  6:00 PM Thursday the stage was 20.3 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river is expected to continue rising until slowly
  cresting at around 20.5 feet by Friday night. The river is expected
  to remain at or near 20.5 feet through midday next Monday.  The
  river is expected to begin slowly falling thereafter.
* 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.


&&

LAT...LON 3100 8969 3100 8979 3067 8990 3067 8976


$$

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS BATON ROUGE LA
703 PM CST THU MAR 5 2015

...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in
Louisiana...Mississippi...

The Pearl River Near Bogalusa AFFECTING St. Tammany...Washington...
Hancock and Pearl River Counties/Parishes

The Pearl River Near Pearl River AFFECTING St. Tammany...Hancock and
Pearl River Counties/Parishes

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Forecast crests are based upon rainfall that has occurred along with
anticipated rain for the next 12 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.

&&

LAC103-MSC045-109-070703-
/O.CON.KLIX.FL.W.0006.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/PERL1.1.ER.150303T1500Z.150308T0600Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
703 PM CST THU MAR 5 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Pearl River Near Pearl River.
* until further notice.
* At 6:00 PM Thursday the stage was 15.4 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river is expected to continue rising until cresting
  at around 16.0 feet by Saturday night. The river is expected to
  remain at or near 16.0 feet through next Tuesday evening.
* 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


&&

LAT...LON 3067 8976 3067 8990 3018 8964 3020 8955




$$


Hard Freeze Warning


URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
531 AM CST FRI MAR 6 2015

...VERY COLD AIR MASS TO SETTLE OVER THE AREA...

.SUBFREEZING TEMPERATURES WILL CONTINUE THROUGH MID-MORNING.

LAZ027>029-TXZ180-259-260-061500-
/O.CON.KLCH.HZ.W.0002.000000T0000Z-150306T1500Z/
VERNON-RAPIDES-AVOYELLES-TYLER-NORTHERN JASPER-NORTHERN NEWTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LEESVILLE...NEW LLANO...ALEXANDRIA...
PINEVILLE...MARKSVILLE...BUNKIE...COTTONPORT...SIMMESPORT...
MANSURA...WOODVILLE...COLMESNEIL...JASPER...KIRBYVILLE...NEWTON
531 AM CST FRI MAR 6 2015

...HARD FREEZE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST THIS
MORNING...

* TEMPERATURE...AROUND 25 DEGREES.

* IMPACTS...TEMPERATURES WILL KILL SENSITIVE VEGETATION AND POSE
  A RISK TO ANIMALS AND PLUMBING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HARD FREEZE WARNING MEANS TEMPERATURES OF 25 DEGREES OR LOWER
ARE IMMINENT OR HIGHLY LIKELY. THESE CONDITIONS WILL KILL CROPS
AND OTHER SENSITIVE VEGETATION...POSE A HEALTH RISK TO PETS...AND
MAY CAUSE EXPOSED PLUMBING TO FREEZE. RESIDENTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO
TAKE PRECAUTIONS TO PROTECT PLANTS...PETS...AND PIPES.

&&

$$


Freeze Warning


URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
605 AM CST FRI MAR 6 2015

...A LIGHT TO MODERATE FREEZE TO CONTINUE TO IMPACT MUCH OF THE AREA
THROUGH EARLY THIS MORNING...

.A LIGHT TO MODERATE FREEZE IS EXPECTED TO LINGER UNTIL MID MORNING
OVER MUCH OF THE AREA. BRISK NORTHERLY WINDS WILL MAKE IT FEEL
COLDER...WITH WIND CHILL READINGS IN THE TEENS.

ALZ052>064-FLZ001>003-MSZ075-076-078-079-061500-
/O.CON.KMOB.FZ.W.0001.000000T0000Z-150306T1500Z/
WASHINGTON-CLARKE-WILCOX-MONROE-CONECUH-BUTLER-CRENSHAW-ESCAMBIA-
COVINGTON-UPPER MOBILE-UPPER BALDWIN-LOWER MOBILE-LOWER BALDWIN-
INLAND ESCAMBIA-COASTAL ESCAMBIA-INLAND SANTA ROSA-PERRY-GREENE-
STONE-GEORGE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CHATOM...MILLRY...JACKSON...
THOMASVILLE...GROVE HILL...CAMDEN...PINE HILL...HOMEWOOD...
MONROEVILLE...EVERGREEN...GREENVILLE...LUVERNE...BRANTLEY...
ATMORE...BREWTON...EAST BREWTON...ANDALUSIA...OPP...MOBILE...
PRICHARD...SARALAND...BAY MINETTE...TILLMANS CORNER...THEODORE...
DAPHNE...FAIRHOPE...FOLEY...SPANISH FORT...CENTURY...FLOMATON...
MOLINO...PENSACOLA...FERRY PASS...BRENT...WEST PENSACOLA...
BELLVIEW...ENSLEY...MYRTLE GROVE...JAY...RICHTON...BEAUMONT...
NEW AUGUSTA...LEAKESVILLE...MCLAIN...WIGGINS...LUCEDALE
605 AM CST FRI MAR 6 2015

...FREEZE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST THIS MORNING...

* TEMPERATURE...MID TO UPPER 20S WITH WIND CHILLS IN THE UPPER TEENS
  FOR THE MORNING WORK AND SCHOOL COMMUTE.

* IMPACTS...IF LEFT UNPROTECTED...THESE TEMPERATURES CAN HARM
  SENSITIVE VEGETATION AND ANY NEW GROWTH GIVEN THE RECENT MILD
  TEMPERATURES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FREEZE WARNING MEANS SUB-FREEZING TEMPERATURES ARE IMMINENT OR
HIGHLY LIKELY. THESE CONDITIONS WILL DAMAGE OR KILL CROPS...NEW
GROWTH...AND OTHER SENSITIVE VEGETATION IF LEFT UNPROTECTED.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
605 AM CST FRI MAR 6 2015

...A LIGHT TO MODERATE FREEZE TO CONTINUE TO IMPACT MUCH OF THE AREA
THROUGH EARLY THIS MORNING...

.A LIGHT TO MODERATE FREEZE IS EXPECTED TO LINGER UNTIL MID MORNING
OVER MUCH OF THE AREA. BRISK NORTHERLY WINDS WILL MAKE IT FEEL
COLDER...WITH WIND CHILL READINGS IN THE TEENS.

ALZ051-MSZ067-061500-
/O.CON.KMOB.FZ.W.0001.000000T0000Z-150306T1500Z/
CHOCTAW-WAYNE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BUTLER...LISMAN...SILAS...WAYNESBORO
605 AM CST FRI MAR 6 2015

...FREEZE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST THIS MORNING...

* TEMPERATURE...21 TO 26 WITH WIND CHILLS IN THE LOWER TO MID TEENS
  FOR THE MORNING WORK AND SCHOOL COMMUTE.

* IMPACTS...IF LEFT UNPROTECTED...THESE TEMPERATURES CAN HARM
  SENSITIVE VEGETATION AND ANY NEW GROWTH GIVEN THE RECENT MILD
  TEMPERATURES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FREEZE WARNING MEANS SUB-FREEZING TEMPERATURES ARE IMMINENT OR
HIGHLY LIKELY. THESE CONDITIONS WILL DAMAGE OR KILL CROPS...NEW
GROWTH...AND OTHER SENSITIVE VEGETATION IF LEFT UNPROTECTED.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
531 AM CST FRI MAR 6 2015

...VERY COLD AIR MASS TO SETTLE OVER THE AREA...

.SUBFREEZING TEMPERATURES WILL CONTINUE THROUGH MID-MORNING.

LAZ030>033-043>045-061500-
/O.CAN.KLCH.HZ.W.0002.000000T0000Z-150306T1500Z/
/O.EXA.KLCH.FZ.W.0001.000000T0000Z-150306T1500Z/
BEAUREGARD-ALLEN-EVANGELINE-ST. LANDRY-ACADIA-LAFAYETTE-
UPPER ST. MARTIN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DE RIDDER...OAKDALE...KINDER...
VILLE PLATTE...MAMOU...OPELOUSAS...EUNICE...CROWLEY...RAYNE...
CHURCH POINT...LAFAYETTE...BREAUX BRIDGE...ST. MARTINVILLE
531 AM CST FRI MAR 6 2015

...FREEZE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST THIS MORNING...
...HARD FREEZE WARNING IS CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LAKE CHARLES HAS ISSUED A FREEZE
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST THIS MORNING. THE
HARD FREEZE WARNING HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

* TEMPERATURE...27 TO 30 DEGREES.

* IMPACTS...FREEZING TEMPERATURES MAY HARM TENDER VEGETATION.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FREEZE WARNING MEANS TEMPERATURES BETWEEN 32 TO 26 DEGREES ARE
IMMINENT OR HIGHLY LIKELY. THESE CONDITIONS WILL KILL CROPS AND
OTHER
SENSITIVE VEGETATION.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
531 AM CST FRI MAR 6 2015

...VERY COLD AIR MASS TO SETTLE OVER THE AREA...

.SUBFREEZING TEMPERATURES WILL CONTINUE THROUGH MID-MORNING.

LAZ041-042-052>055-073-074-TXZ201-215-216-261-262-061500-
/O.CON.KLCH.FZ.W.0001.000000T0000Z-150306T1500Z/
CALCASIEU-JEFFERSON DAVIS-VERMILION-IBERIA-ST. MARY-
LOWER ST. MARTIN-WEST CAMERON-EAST CAMERON-HARDIN-JEFFERSON-
ORANGE-SOUTHERN JASPER-SOUTHERN NEWTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LAKE CHARLES...SULPHUR...JENNINGS...
WELSH...LAKE ARTHUR...ABBEVILLE...KAPLAN...NEW IBERIA...
MORGAN CITY...FRANKLIN...PATTERSON...BERWICK...BAYOU VISTA...
STEPHENSVILLE...HACKBERRY...HOLLY BEACH...CAMERON...
GRAND CHENIER...LUMBERTON...SILSBEE...BEAUMONT...PORT ARTHUR...
ORANGE...VIDOR...BRIDGE CITY...BUNA...DEWEYVILLE
531 AM CST FRI MAR 6 2015

...FREEZE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST THIS MORNING...

* TEMPERATURE...27 TO 32 DEGREES.

* IMPACTS...FREEZING TEMPERATURES MAY HARM TENDER VEGETATION.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FREEZE WARNING MEANS TEMPERATURES BETWEEN 32 TO 26 DEGREES ARE
IMMINENT OR HIGHLY LIKELY. THESE CONDITIONS WILL KILL CROPS AND
OTHER SENSITIVE VEGETATION.

&&

$$

RUA

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
402 AM CST FRI MAR 6 2015

...FREEZING TEMPERATURES THIS MORNING ACROSS MUCH OF THE AREA...

.TEMPERATURES ARE BELOW FREEZING ACROSS MUCH OF SOUTHERN
MISSISSIPPI AND SOUTHEAST LOUISIANA THIS MORNING. TEMPERATURES
WILL WARM ABOVE FREEZING BY MID-MORNING ACROSS THE AREA. FREEZING
TEMPERATURES WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE ALONG AND NORTH OF THE
INTERSTATE 10 AND 12 CORRIDOR NORTH OF LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN ON
SATURDAY MORNING. FREEZE WARNINGS MAY BE NECESSARY AGAIN SATURDAY
MORNING IN THIS AREA.

LAZ034>037-039-071-MSZ068>071-077-061500-
/O.CON.KLIX.FZ.W.0005.000000T0000Z-150306T1500Z/
POINTE COUPEE-WEST FELICIANA-EAST FELICIANA-ST. HELENA-WASHINGTON-
NORTHERN TANGIPAHOA-WILKINSON-AMITE-PIKE-WALTHALL-PEARL RIVER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NEW ROADS...LIVONIA...
ST. FRANCISVILLE...JACKSON...CLINTON...GREENSBURG...MONTPELIER...
BOGALUSA...FRANKLINTON...AMITE...KENTWOOD...CENTREVILLE...
WOODVILLE...GLOSTER...LIBERTY...CROSBY...MCCOMB...TYLERTOWN...
PICAYUNE
402 AM CST FRI MAR 6 2015

...FREEZE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST THIS MORNING...

* TEMPERATURE...TEMPERATURES IN THE MID TO UPPER 20S CAN BE
  EXPECTED.

* DURATION...THROUGH 8 OR 9 AM THIS MORNING. THE SAME AREA COULD
  SEE FREEZING TEMPERATURES AGAIN SATURDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...SUB-FREEZING TEMPERATURES CAN DAMAGE SENSITIVE
  VEGETATION AND ARE DANGEROUS FOR OUTDOOR PETS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FREEZE WARNING MEANS SUB-FREEZING TEMPERATURES ARE IMMINENT OR
HIGHLY LIKELY. THESE CONDITIONS WILL KILL CROPS AND OTHER
SENSITIVE VEGETATION.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
402 AM CST FRI MAR 6 2015

...FREEZING TEMPERATURES THIS MORNING ACROSS MUCH OF THE AREA...

.TEMPERATURES ARE BELOW FREEZING ACROSS MUCH OF SOUTHERN
MISSISSIPPI AND SOUTHEAST LOUISIANA THIS MORNING. TEMPERATURES
WILL WARM ABOVE FREEZING BY MID-MORNING ACROSS THE AREA. FREEZING
TEMPERATURES WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE ALONG AND NORTH OF THE
INTERSTATE 10 AND 12 CORRIDOR NORTH OF LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN ON
SATURDAY MORNING. FREEZE WARNINGS MAY BE NECESSARY AGAIN SATURDAY
MORNING IN THIS AREA.

LAZ040-046>050-056>058-072-MSZ080>082-061500-
/O.CON.KLIX.FZ.W.0005.000000T0000Z-150306T1500Z/
ST. TAMMANY-IBERVILLE-WEST BATON ROUGE-EAST BATON ROUGE-ASCENSION-
LIVINGSTON-ASSUMPTION-ST. JAMES-ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST-
SOUTHERN TANGIPAHOA-HANCOCK-HARRISON-JACKSON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SLIDELL...MANDEVILLE...COVINGTON...
LACOMBE...PLAQUEMINE...WHITE CASTLE...PORT ALLEN...ADDIS...
BRUSLY...BATON ROUGE...GONZALES...DONALDSONVILLE...
DENHAM SPRINGS...WALKER...PIERRE PART...LABADIEVILLE...
PAINCOURTVILLE...LUTCHER...GRAMERCY...LAPLACE...RESERVE...
HAMMOND...PONCHATOULA...BAY ST. LOUIS...WAVELAND...DIAMONDHEAD...
GULFPORT...BILOXI...PASCAGOULA...OCEAN SPRINGS...MOSS POINT...
GAUTIER...ST. MARTIN
402 AM CST FRI MAR 6 2015

...FREEZE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST THIS MORNING...

* TEMPERATURE...TEMPERATURES IN THE UPPER 20S AND LOWER 30S CAN
  BE EXPECTED.

* DURATION...THROUGH 8 OR 9 AM THIS MORNING. THE SAME AREA COULD
  ALSO SEE FREEZING TEMPERATURES SATURDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...SUB-FREEZING TEMPERATURES CAN DAMAGE SENSITIVE
  VEGETATION AND ARE DANGEROUS FOR OUTDOOR PETS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FREEZE WARNING MEANS SUB-FREEZING TEMPERATURES ARE IMMINENT OR
HIGHLY LIKELY. THESE CONDITIONS WILL KILL CROPS AND OTHER
SENSITIVE VEGETATION.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
402 AM CST FRI MAR 6 2015

...FREEZING TEMPERATURES THIS MORNING ACROSS MUCH OF THE AREA...

.TEMPERATURES ARE BELOW FREEZING ACROSS MUCH OF SOUTHERN
MISSISSIPPI AND SOUTHEAST LOUISIANA THIS MORNING. TEMPERATURES
WILL WARM ABOVE FREEZING BY MID-MORNING ACROSS THE AREA. FREEZING
TEMPERATURES WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE ALONG AND NORTH OF THE
INTERSTATE 10 AND 12 CORRIDOR NORTH OF LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN ON
SATURDAY MORNING. FREEZE WARNINGS MAY BE NECESSARY AGAIN SATURDAY
MORNING IN THIS AREA.

LAZ059>065-061300-
/O.CON.KLIX.FZ.W.0005.000000T0000Z-150306T1300Z/
UPPER LAFOURCHE-ST. CHARLES-UPPER JEFFERSON-ORLEANS-
UPPER PLAQUEMINES-UPPER ST. BERNARD-UPPER TERREBONNE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...THIBODAUX...RACELAND...LAROSE...
DESTREHAN...NORCO...METAIRIE...KENNER...NEW ORLEANS...
BELLE CHASSE...CHALMETTE...VIOLET...HOUMA...BAYOU CANE
402 AM CST FRI MAR 6 2015

...FREEZE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM CST THIS MORNING...

* TEMPERATURE...NEAR OR SLIGHTLY BELOW FREEZING TEMPERATURES
  EXPECTED EARLY THIS MORNING.

* DURATION...THROUGH ABOUT 7 AM.

* IMPACTS...FREEZING TEMPERATURES CAN DAMAGE SENSITIVE
  VEGETATION AND ARE DANGEROUS FOR OUTDOOR PETS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FREEZE WARNING MEANS SUB-FREEZING TEMPERATURES ARE IMMINENT OR
HIGHLY LIKELY. THESE CONDITIONS WILL KILL CROPS AND OTHER
SENSITIVE VEGETATION.

&&

$$


Small Craft Advisory


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
612 AM CST FRI MAR 6 2015

...STRONG OFFSHORE WINDS TO CONTINUE...

.A STRONG COLD FRONT PUSHED THROUGH THE COASTAL WATERS YESTERDAY.
STRONG OFFSHORE FLOW HAS DEVELOPED IN THE WAKE OF THE FRONT
RESULTING IN HAZARDOUS BOATING CONDITIONS WHICH WILL CONTINUE
THIS MORNING.

GMZ536-538-550-552-555-557-570-572-575-577-061800-
/O.CON.KLIX.SC.Y.0022.000000T0000Z-150306T1800Z/
CHANDELEUR SOUND-BRETON SOUND-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT FOURCHON TO LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER OUT
20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM THE SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER
TO PORT FOURCHON OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BOOTHVILLE LA TO THE SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE
MISSISSIPPI RIVER OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PASCAGOULA MS TO STAKE ISLAND LA OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT FOURCHON TO LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM THE SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER
TO PORT FOURCHON FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM STAKE ISLAND LA TO THE SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE
MISSISSIPPI RIVER FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PASCAGOULA MS TO STAKE ISLAND LA FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
612 AM CST FRI MAR 6 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...

* WINDS...NORTH 20 TO 30 KNOTS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE THROUGH NOON
  BEFORE RELAXING.

* SEAS/WAVES...WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET IN CHANDELEUR AND BRETON
  SOUNDS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET IN
  OPEN WATERS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURRING. OPERATING A VESSEL IN GALE CONDITIONS REQUIRES
EXPERIENCE AND PROPERLY EQUIPPED VESSELS. IT IS HIGHLY
RECOMMENDED THAT MARINERS WITHOUT THE PROPER EXPERIENCE SEEK SAFE
HARBOR PRIOR TO THE ONSET OF GALE CONDITIONS.

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 20 TO 33 KNOTS
ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS WAVE CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT.
INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER
VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
606 AM CST FRI MAR 6 2015

PASCAGOULA TO ATCHAFALAYA RIVER OUT 60 NM

SEAS ARE PROVIDED AS A RANGE OF THE AVERAGE HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3
OF THE WAVES...ALONG WITH THE OCCASIONAL HEIGHT OF THE AVERAGE HIGHEST
TEN PERCENT OF THE WAVES.

GMZ536-538-070115-
CHANDELEUR SOUND-BRETON SOUND-
606 AM CST FRI MAR 6 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS EASING TO NEAR
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 3
SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR
LESS DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 2 SECONDS. CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL WAVES TO 6 FEET. RAIN LIKELY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET. RAIN LIKELY.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET. CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET. RAIN LIKELY.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
606 AM CST FRI MAR 6 2015

PASCAGOULA TO ATCHAFALAYA RIVER OUT 60 NM

SEAS ARE PROVIDED AS A RANGE OF THE AVERAGE HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3
OF THE WAVES...ALONG WITH THE OCCASIONAL HEIGHT OF THE AVERAGE HIGHEST
TEN PERCENT OF THE WAVES.

GMZ550-552-070115-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT FOURCHON TO LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER OUT
20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM THE SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER
TO PORT FOURCHON OUT 20 NM-
606 AM CST FRI MAR 6 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS EASING TO 15 TO 20
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO
6 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 5 SECONDS. CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. RAIN
LIKELY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS EASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. RAIN LIKELY.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. RAIN
LIKELY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET. RAIN LIKELY.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
606 AM CST FRI MAR 6 2015

PASCAGOULA TO ATCHAFALAYA RIVER OUT 60 NM

SEAS ARE PROVIDED AS A RANGE OF THE AVERAGE HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3
OF THE WAVES...ALONG WITH THE OCCASIONAL HEIGHT OF THE AVERAGE HIGHEST
TEN PERCENT OF THE WAVES.

GMZ555-557-070115-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BOOTHVILLE LA TO THE SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE
MISSISSIPPI RIVER OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PASCAGOULA MS TO STAKE ISLAND LA OUT 20 NM-
606 AM CST FRI MAR 6 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS EASING TO 15 TO 20
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO
8 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS. CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS TO 6 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN
LIKELY.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET. RAIN LIKELY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
606 AM CST FRI MAR 6 2015

PASCAGOULA TO ATCHAFALAYA RIVER OUT 60 NM

SEAS ARE PROVIDED AS A RANGE OF THE AVERAGE HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3
OF THE WAVES...ALONG WITH THE OCCASIONAL HEIGHT OF THE AVERAGE HIGHEST
TEN PERCENT OF THE WAVES.

GMZ570-572-070115-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT FOURCHON TO LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM THE SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER
TO PORT FOURCHON FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
606 AM CST FRI MAR 6 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS EASING TO 15 TO 20
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO
9 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 5 SECONDS. CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST LATE
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. RAIN LIKELY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. RAIN
LIKELY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. RAIN LIKELY.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
606 AM CST FRI MAR 6 2015

PASCAGOULA TO ATCHAFALAYA RIVER OUT 60 NM

SEAS ARE PROVIDED AS A RANGE OF THE AVERAGE HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3
OF THE WAVES...ALONG WITH THE OCCASIONAL HEIGHT OF THE AVERAGE HIGHEST
TEN PERCENT OF THE WAVES.

GMZ575-577-070115-
COASTAL WATERS FROM STAKE ISLAND LA TO THE SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE
MISSISSIPPI RIVER FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PASCAGOULA MS TO STAKE ISLAND LA FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
606 AM CST FRI MAR 6 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS EASING TO 15 TO 20
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO
9 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 5 SECONDS. CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS TO 8 FEET. RAIN LIKELY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS TO 6 FEET. RAIN LIKELY.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
353 AM CST FRI MAR 6 2015

...STRONG NORTHERLY WINDS THROUGH THE MORNING HOURS...

.STRONG AND GUSTY NORTH WINDS WILL CONTINUE DURING THE MORNING
HOURS ALONG WITH ROUGH SEAS. THESE CONDITIONS WILL BEGIN TO
IMPROVE DURING THE AFTERNOON HOURS AS HIGH PRESSURE SETTLES OVER
THE REGION.

GMZ450-452-455-470-472-475-061800-
/O.CON.KLCH.SC.Y.0016.000000T0000Z-150306T1800Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY
LA OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM  INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LA FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
353 AM CST FRI MAR 6 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY.

* WINDS AND SEAS: NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH HIGHER GUSTS.
  SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET NEAR SHORE TO 5 TO 7 FEET OFFSHORE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 21 TO 33 KNOTS
ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS WAVE CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT.
INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER
VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

RUA

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
335 AM CST FRI MAR 6 2015

GULF COASTAL WATERS DESTIN TO PASCAGOULA OUT 60 NM

SEAS ARE GIVEN AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...WHICH IS THE AVERAGE
HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3 OF THE WAVES. INDIVIDUAL WAVES MAY BE
MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT

GMZ650-655-062130-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PENSACOLA FL TO PASCAGOULA MS OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM DESTIN TO PENSACOLA FL OUT 20 NM-
335 AM CST FRI MAR 6 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS WITH FREQUENT HIGHER GUSTS
THIS MORNING...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 3 TO
8 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 8 TO
13 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE
OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST. SEAS
2 TO 3 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN RAIN LIKELY AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. SHOWERS
LIKELY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
335 AM CST FRI MAR 6 2015

GULF COASTAL WATERS DESTIN TO PASCAGOULA OUT 60 NM

SEAS ARE GIVEN AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...WHICH IS THE AVERAGE
HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3 OF THE WAVES. INDIVIDUAL WAVES MAY BE
MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT

GMZ670-675-062130-
WATERS FROM PENSACOLA FL TO PASCAGOULA MS FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM DESTIN TO PENSACOLA FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
335 AM CST FRI MAR 6 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH FREQUENT HIGHER GUSTS THIS
MORNING...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO
7 FEET THIS MORNING SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 3 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 3 FEET.
SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 3 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 3 FEET. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR LOUISIANA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
331 AM CST FRI MAR 6 2015

COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 60 NM

GMZ455-062230-
COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY
LA OUT 20 NM-
331 AM CST FRI MAR 6 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO AROUND 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET SUBSIDING TO 0 TO
1 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET
BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
3 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR LOUISIANA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
331 AM CST FRI MAR 6 2015

COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 60 NM

GMZ475-062230-
WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LA FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
331 AM CST FRI MAR 6 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING 15 TO 20 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

RUA

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
307 AM CST FRI MAR 6 2015

...STRONG OFFSHORE FLOW TO CONTINUE OVER THE MARINE AREA THIS MORNING...

.A COLD FRONT SINKS SOUTHWARD ACROSS THE CENTRAL GULF WITH STRONG
NORTHERLY WINDS TO PERSIST THIS MORNING.

GMZ650-655-670-675-061800-
/O.EXT.KMOB.SC.Y.0020.000000T0000Z-150306T1800Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM PENSACOLA FL TO PASCAGOULA MS OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM DESTIN TO PENSACOLA FL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM PENSACOLA FL TO PASCAGOULA MS FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM DESTIN TO PENSACOLA FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
307 AM CST FRI MAR 6 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY HAS BEEN EXTENDED UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...

THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY.

* WINDS: NORTH 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH OCCASIONAL HIGHER GUSTS TO AROUND
  33 KNOTS.

* SEAS: 3 TO 7 FEET...HIGHEST BEYOND 20 NM.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 20 TO 33 KNOTS...
AND/OR SEAS 7 FEET OR HIGHER ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS
CONDITIONS FOR SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED BOATERS...ESPECIALLY
THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE
CONDITIONS.

&&

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
609 AM CST FRI MAR 6 2015

GMZ530-532-534-536-538-550-552-555-557-570-572-575-577-LAZ034>037-
039-040-046>050-056>072-MSZ068>071-077-080>082-070015-
LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN AND LAKE MAUREPAS-MISSISSIPPI SOUND-
LAKE BORGNE-CHANDELEUR SOUND-BRETON SOUND-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT FOURCHON TO LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER OUT
20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM THE SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER
TO PORT FOURCHON OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BOOTHVILLE LA TO THE SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE
MISSISSIPPI RIVER OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PASCAGOULA MS TO STAKE ISLAND LA OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT FOURCHON TO LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM THE SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER
TO PORT FOURCHON FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM STAKE ISLAND LA TO THE SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE
MISSISSIPPI RIVER FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PASCAGOULA MS TO STAKE ISLAND LA FROM 20 TO
60 NM-POINTE COUPEE-WEST FELICIANA-EAST FELICIANA-ST. HELENA-
WASHINGTON-ST. TAMMANY-IBERVILLE-WEST BATON ROUGE-
EAST BATON ROUGE-ASCENSION-LIVINGSTON-ASSUMPTION-ST. JAMES-
ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST-UPPER LAFOURCHE-ST. CHARLES-UPPER JEFFERSON-
ORLEANS-UPPER PLAQUEMINES-UPPER ST. BERNARD-UPPER TERREBONNE-
LOWER TERREBONNE-LOWER LAFOURCHE-LOWER JEFFERSON-
LOWER PLAQUEMINES-LOWER ST. BERNARD-NORTHERN TANGIPAHOA-
SOUTHERN TANGIPAHOA-WILKINSON-AMITE-PIKE-WALTHALL-PEARL RIVER-
HANCOCK-HARRISON-JACKSON-
609 AM CST FRI MAR 6 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST
LOUISIANA...SOUTH MISSISSIPPI AND THE ADJACENT COASTAL WATERS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

FREEZE WARNINGS WILL EXPIRE BY MID-MORNING ACROSS THE AREA AS
TEMPERATURES WARM ABOVE FREEZING. TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED TO
FALL BELOW FREEZING AGAIN TONIGHT FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST
LOUISIANA AND SOUTHERN MISSISSIPPI ALONG AND NORTH OF THE
INTERSTATE 10 AND 12 CORRIDOR NORTH OF LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN. FREEZE
WARNINGS ARE LIKELY TO BE REISSUED LATER TODAY FOR THIS AREA.

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES WILL EXPIRE AT NOON FOR BRETON AND
CHANDELEUR SOUNDS AS WELL AS THE OPEN COASTAL WATERS. SMALL CRAFT
SHOULD CONTINUE TO EXERCISE CAUTION FOR THE REMAINDER OF TODAY
AND TONIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

SEVERAL PERIODS OF RAIN ARE EXPECTED BEGINNING SUNDAY AFTERNOON
AND CONTINUING THROUGH MUCH OF NEXT WEEK. RAIN AMOUNTS IN EXCESS
OF TWO INCHES IS EXPECTED IN THE MONDAY THROUGH THURSDAY PERIOD.
THIS IS LIKELY TO PRODUCE RISING WATER LEVELS ON AREA RIVERS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

THE ACTIVATION OF STORM SPOTTERS...HAM RADIO OPERATORS...AND
EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT PERSONNEL IN SUPPORT OF SEVERE WEATHER
OPERATIONS IS NOT ANTICIPATED.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
532 AM CST FRI MAR 6 2015

ALZ051>064-FLZ001>006-MSZ067-075-076-078-079-071200-
CHOCTAW-WASHINGTON-CLARKE-WILCOX-MONROE-CONECUH-BUTLER-CRENSHAW-
ESCAMBIA-COVINGTON-UPPER MOBILE-UPPER BALDWIN-LOWER MOBILE-
LOWER BALDWIN-INLAND ESCAMBIA-COASTAL ESCAMBIA-INLAND SANTA ROSA-
COASTAL SANTA ROSA-INLAND OKALOOSA-COASTAL OKALOOSA-WAYNE-PERRY-
GREENE-STONE-GEORGE-
532 AM CST FRI MAR 6 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTH CENTRAL
ALABAMA...SOUTHWEST ALABAMA...NORTHWEST FLORIDA AND SOUTHEAST
MISSISSIPPI.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

OVERNIGHT LOWS LOOK TO ONCE AGAIN DIP DOWN TO BELOW FREEZING...FALLING
TO A RANGE OF 23 TO 28 OVER MOST INTERIOR LOCATIONS EARLY SATURDAY
MORNING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER FORECAST DURING THE OUTLOOK.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

ACTIVATION OF SKYWARN SEVERE STORM SPOTTER NETWORKS IS NOT
EXPECTED THROUGH THURSDAY.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
532 AM CST FRI MAR 6 2015

GMZ630>635-650-655-670-675-071200-
NORTHERN MOBILE BAY-SOUTHERN MOBILE BAY-MISSISSIPPI SOUND-
PERDIDO BAY-PENSACOLA BAY SYSTEM-CHOCTAWHATCHEE BAY-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PENSACOLA FL TO PASCAGOULA MS OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM DESTIN TO PENSACOLA FL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM PENSACOLA FL TO PASCAGOULA MS FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM DESTIN TO PENSACOLA FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
532 AM CST FRI MAR 6 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF THE COASTAL
WATERS OF ALABAMA AND NORTHWEST FLORIDA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

MODERATE TO STRONG OFFSHORE FLOW AND ELEVATED SEAS WILL POSE A HAZARD
TO OPERATORS OF SMALLER MARINE CRAFT THIS MORNING. THE HIGHER
SEAS...UPWARDS OF 5 TO 7 FEET...IS FORECAST BEYOND 20 NAUTICAL MILES
DUE TO A MODERATE TO STRONG NORTHERLY FETCH. MARINE CONDITIONS ARE
FORECAST TO IMPROVE INTO THE AFTERNOON.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER FORECAST DURING THE OUTLOOK.


$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
452 AM CST FRI MAR 6 2015

GMZ430-432-435-450-452-455-470-472-475-071200-
SABINE LAKE-CALCASIEU LAKE-VERMILION BAY-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY
LA OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM  INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LA FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
452 AM CST FRI MAR 6 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF THE NORTHWEST
GULF OF MEXICO.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

STRONG NORTH WINDS WILL CONTINUE DURING THE MORNING HOURS WITH A
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY. THE WINDS WILL DECREASE THIS AFTERNOON
ALTHOUGH SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON
AND EARLY EVENING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$

RUA

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
452 AM CST FRI MAR 6 2015

LAZ027>033-041>045-052>055-073-074-TXZ180-201-215-216-259>262-
071200-
VERNON-RAPIDES-AVOYELLES-BEAUREGARD-ALLEN-EVANGELINE-ST. LANDRY-
CALCASIEU-JEFFERSON DAVIS-ACADIA-LAFAYETTE-UPPER ST. MARTIN-
VERMILION-IBERIA-ST. MARY-LOWER ST. MARTIN-WEST CAMERON-
EAST CAMERON-TYLER-HARDIN-JEFFERSON-ORANGE-NORTHERN JASPER-
NORTHERN NEWTON-SOUTHERN JASPER-SOUTHERN NEWTON-
452 AM CST FRI MAR 6 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL
LOUISIANA...SOUTH CENTRAL LOUISIANA...SOUTHWEST LOUISIANA...WEST
CENTRAL LOUISIANA AND SOUTHEAST TEXAS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A LIGHT FREEZE IS AGAIN EXPECTED FOR MOST ALONG AND NORTH OF THE
I-10 CORRIDOR TONIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

AN ACTIVE SOUTHERN JET STREAM WILL BRING CHANCES OF RAIN BEGINNING
ON SUNDAY. SOME OF THE RAIN COULD BE HEAVY AT TIMES ON MONDAY AS
A SURFACE LOW AND UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE WILL COMBINE WITH THE DEEP
GULF MOISTURE.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$


Hydrologic Outlook


HYDROLOGIC OUTLOOK
ALZ051>064-FLZ001>006-MSZ067-075-076-078-079-062015-

HYDROLOGIC OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
202 AM CST FRI MAR 6 2015

...NEAR NORMAL SPRING FLOOD POTENTIAL EXPECTED FOR SOUTHEAST
MISSISSIPPI...SOUTHWEST ALABAMA...AND THE WESTERN FLORIDA
PANHANDLE...

HISTORICALLY...THE RIVER FLOOD SEASON BEGINS IN EARLY TO MID
JANUARY...WITH THE NUMBER OF RIVER FLOOD EVENTS INCREASING THROUGH
LATE WINTER WITH A PEAK IN EARLY TO MID MARCH...ENDING IN LATE APRIL.

RAINFALL ACROSS THE REGION OVER THE PAST 30 DAYS HAS GENERALLY BEEN BELOW
NORMAL. STREAMFLOWS ARE RUNNING BELOW NORMAL OVER THE WESTERN
FLORIDA PANHANDLE...AND BELOW TO NEAR NORMAL ACROSS SOUTHEAST
MISSISSIPPI AND SOUTHWEST ALABAMA. MEDIUM AND LONG RANGE
PRECIPITATION GUIDANCE SUGGEST A WETTER THAN NORMAL WEATHER PATTERN
THROUGH MARCH. THEREFORE...THE EXPECTATION IS FOR THE NUMBER OF RIVER
FLOODS AND THE MAGNITUDE OF THOSE RIVER FLOODS TO BE CLOSE TO NORMAL
THROUGH APRIL. THIS IS SUPPORTED BY LONG TERM ENSEMBLE STREAMFLOW
FORECASTS. THESE ENSEMBLE STREAMFLOW FORECASTS CAN BE FOUND ON THE
WATER.WEATHER.GOV WEB SITE UNDER THE EXPERIMENTAL LONG RANGE RIVER
FLOOD RISK TAB.

PAST PRECIPITATION...PRECIPITATION OVER THE LAST 30 DAYS...HAS
GENERALLY BEEN BELOW AVERAGE ACROSS THE AREA.

CURRENT STREAMFLOWS...THE 14-DAY AVERAGE STREAMFLOWS PROVIDED BY THE
USGS ARE RUNNING BELOW TO NEAR NORMAL ACROSS SOUTHEAST MISSISSIPPI
AND SOUTHWEST ALABAMA AND BELOW NORMAL OVER THE WESTERN FLORIDA
PANHANDLE.

FUTURE PRECIPITATION...THE LATEST 8 TO 14 DAY AND ONE MONTH OUTLOOKS
ISSUED BY THE CLIMATE PREDICTION CENTER INDICATE ABOVE NORMAL
PRECIPITATION OVER THE REGION THROUGH MARCH. SEE THE CLIMATE PREDICTION
CENTER WEB SITE FOR MORE DETAILS:

WWW.CPC.NCEP.NOAA.GOV

YOU CAN ALSO FIND ADDITIONAL AND CURRENT WEATHER INFORMATION AND
FORECASTS ON THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL WEB PAGE AT:

 WWW.SRH.NOAA.GOV/MOB(ALL LOWERCASE)

FOR DETAILED WEB INFORMATION CONCERNING RIVER STAGES AND FORECASTS...GO
TO:

 HTTP://WATER.WEATHER.GOV/AHPS2/INDEX.PHP?WFO=MOB (ALL LOWERCASE)

 FOR PRECIPITATION ANALYSIS...GO TO:

         WWW.SRH.NOAA.GOV/SERFC/QPFVSMAP.SHTML
                   (ALL LOWERCASE)

$$

HYDROLOGIC OUTLOOK
LAZ027>033-041>045-052>055-073-074-TXZ180-201-215-216-259>262-
061845-

HYDROLOGIC OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
1238 PM CST THU MAR 5 2015

...SPRING FLOOD POTENTIAL OUTLOOK FOR SOUTHEAST TEXAS...SOUTHWEST
AND CENTRAL LOUISIANA...

INTRODUCTION...

THIS IS THE 2015 SPRING FLOOD POTENTIAL OUTLOOK ISSUED BY THE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LAKE CHARLES LOUISIANA. THIS ISSUANCE
OUTLINES CURRENT RIVER AND SOIL MOISTURE CONDITIONS AND HIGHLIGHTS
POTENTIAL SITUATIONS THAT COULD INDUCE FLOODING.

ANTECEDENT CONDITIONS...
DURING THE PAST TWO MONTHS...SOUTHEAST TEXAS AND SOUTHWEST AND
CENTRAL LOUISIANA HAVE EXPERIENCED GENERALLY BELOW NORMAL TO TO NEAR
NORMAL PRECIPITATION ACROSS THE AREA...WITH THE DRIEST CONDITIONS
FOUND ACROSS CENTRAL LOUISIANA. THIS CORRESPONDS TO THE WATER YEAR SO FAR
(SINCE OCTOBER 1 2014) WITH RAIN TOTALS RUNNING BETWEEN 50 AND 90
PERCENT OF NORMAL WITH THE EXCEPTION OF A FEW POCKETS IN SOUTHEAST
TEXAS AND SOUTHWEST LOUISIANA WHERE RAIN AMOUNTS HAVE BEEN NEAR
NORMAL.

ACCORDING TO THE US GEOLOGICAL SURVEY (USGS)...CURRENT 28 DAY
AVERAGE STREAMFLOW CONDITIONS ACROSS THE AREA SHOW BELOW NORMAL
CONDITIONS WITH FLOWS AVERAGING 20 PERCENT OF NORMAL. RECENT
RAINFALLS IN THE PAST WEEK HAVE CREATED A SUBSTANTIAL INCREASE IN
SHORT TERM STREAM FLOWS.

THE LATEST DROUGHT MONITOR INDICATES MODERATE DROUGHT CONDITIONS IN
SOUTH CENTRAL LOUISIANA AND ABNORMALLY DRY ELSEWHERE IN LOUISIANA.


RIVER BASIN HYDROLOGIC OUTLOOK...

...NECHES AND SABINE RIVERS AND TRIBUTARIES...

RAINFALL THE PAST TWO MONTHS HAS BEEN NEAR TO SLIGHTLY BELOW NORMAL
ON THE SABINE AND NECHES BASINS. BASED ON EXISTING SOIL
MOISTURE...STREAMFLOW...AND NORMAL SPRING RAINFALL PATTERNS...THE
POTENTIAL FOR SPRING FLOODING IS NEAR NORMAL AT THIS TIME. IT SHOULD
BE REMEMBERED THAT FLOODING IN THE SABINE AND NECHES BASINS RESULTS
FROM HEAVY RAINFALL OVER A SHORT PERIOD OF TIME AND THESE
OCCURRENCES CAN NOT BE PREDICTED WELL IN ADVANCE.


...CALCASIEU...MERMENTAU AND VERMILION RIVERS AND TRIBUTARIES...

DURING THE PAST TWO WEEKS, PRECIPITATION HAS BEEN NEAR NORMAL OVER
THE CALCASIEU AND MERMENTAU BASINS AND SOIL MOISTURE CONTENT IS
NORMAL. SEASONAL FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND FORECAST. OBSERVED DAILY
STREAMFLOWS AS A PERCENT OF MEAN ARE GIVEN BELOW.

                                              3/4
CALCASIEU RIVER              GLENMORA LA     111%
CALCASIEU RIVER                KINDER LA      97%
MERMENTAU RIVER             MERMENTAU LA     193%

BASED ON EXISTING SOIL MOISTURE...STREAMFLOW...AND NORMAL SPRING
RAINFALL PATTERNS...AN AVERAGE FLOOD POTENTIAL IS EXPECTED ACROSS
THE MERMENTAU AND CALCASIEU BASINS.


...LOWER RED RIVER...

STREAMFLOWS ARE NEAR NORMAL FOR THE RED RIVER BASIN DOWNSTREAM OF
FULTON ARKANSAS. DROUGHT CONDITIONS HAVE BEEN ALLEVIATED FROM ABOVE
NORMAL PRECIPITATION OVER THE PAST TWO WEEKS. UPPER RED BASIN AND
OVERALL SOIL MOISTURE CONTENT IS NORMAL TO SLIGHTLY ABOVE NORMAL.
MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND EXPECTED IN THE UPPER RED RIVER
BASIN.

BASED ON EXISTING SOIL MOISTURE...STREAMFLOWS...AND NORMAL SPRING
RAINFALL PATTERNS...A AVERAGE FLOOD POTENTIAL IS EXPECTED ACROSS THE
LOWER RED RIVER VALLEY.

...ATCHAFALAYA RIVER...
DURING THE EARLY WINTER, MUCH BELOW NORMAL STREAMFLOW CONDITIONS
HAVE OCCURRED OVER THE LOWER OHIO RIVER WHILE NORMAL TO BELOW NORMAL
STREAMFLOW CONDITIONS OCCURRED IN THE MIDDLE MISSISSIPPI RIVER. OVER
THE PAST TWO WEEKS CONDITIONS HAVE IMPROVED WITH ABOVE NORMAL
PRECIPITATION AMOUNTS WHICH HAS LED TO NORMAL STREAMFLOW CONDITIONS
ON THE MIDDLE MISSISSIPPI RIVER.

DURING THE PAST TWO WEEKS, SEASONAL FLOODING HAS OCCURRED OVER THE
SMALLER TRIBUTARIES OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER. NO FLOODING HAS
OCCURRED ON THE LOWER OHIO AND MISSISSIPPI RIVERS THIS SEASON.
CURRENTLY MINOR RISES ARE OCCURRING ON THE LOWER MISSISSIPPI RIVER
APPROACHING VICKSBURG.

AS OF MARCH 4...STREAMFLOW ON THE ATCHAFALAYA RIVER NEAR SIMMESPORT
WAS NEAR 77% OF NORMAL.

BASED ON EXISTING SOIL MOISTURE...STREAMFLOW CONDITIONS...AND NORMAL
SPRING RAINFALL PATTERNS...AN AVERAGE FLOOD POTENTIAL IS EXPECTED
ALONG THE ATCHAFALAYA RIVER. THE MAGNITUDE OF FUTURE CRESTS
WILL DEPEND ON THE AMOUNT AND EXTENT OF ANY UPSTREAM ACCUMULATIONS
OF SNOW COVER AND RESULTANT SNOWMELT...COUPLED WITH THE
FREQUENCY...INTENSITY...AND EXTENT OF SPRING RAINS.


METEOROLOGICAL OUTLOOK...
A SERIES OF DISTURBANCES WILL AFFECT THE AREA OVER THE NEXT 7 TO 10
DAYS...BRINGING OCCASIONAL CHANCES FOR RAIN.  CURRENTLY RAINFALL
AMOUNTS ARE EXPECTED TO AVERAGE BETWEEN 1 AND 3 INCHES ACROSS THE
AREA.

CLIMATOLOGICAL OUTLOOK...

THE 8-14 DAY OUTLOOK ISSUED BY THE NWS CLIMATE PREDICTION CENTER
INDICATES HIGHER CHANCES OF ABOVE NORMAL PRECIPITATION FOR SOUTHEAST
TEXAS AND SOUTHWEST AND CENTRAL LOUISIANA. HIGHER CHANCES OF ABOVE
NORMAL TEMPERATURES ARE ALSO EXPECTED FOR THE ENTIRE AREA.

THE 30-DAY OUTLOOK FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH INDICATES GREATER CHANCES
FOR ABOVE NORMAL PRECIPITATION AND BELOW NORMAL TEMPERATURES FOR THE
AREA...WHILE THE 90-DAY OUTLOOK INDICATES HIGHER CHANCES OF BELOW
NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND EQUAL CHANCES OF ABOVE...BELOW OR NORMAL PRECIPITATION.


PLEASE DIRECT QUESTIONS AND COMMENTS CONCERNING THIS OUTLOOK TO...

JONATHAN BRAZZELL
SERVICE HYDROLOGIST
OR
MONTRA LOCKWOOD
FORECASTER
AT 337.477.5285 EXT 1

REFERENCES...
PRECIPITATION ANALYSIS:
HTTP://WATER.WEATHER.GOV/PRECIP/

STREAMFLOW CONDITIONS:
HTTP://WATERDATA.USGS.GOV/NWIS/RT

SOIL MOISTURE CONDITIONS:
HTTP://WWW.CPC.NCEP.NOAA.GOV/PRODUCTS/SOILMST_MONITORING/US/SOILMST/SOILMST.SHTML

US DROUGHT MONITOR AND OUTLOOK:
HTTP://WWW.DROUGHT.UNL.EDU/DM/MONITOR.HTML
HTTP://WWW.CPC.NOAA.GOV/PRODUCTS/EXPERT_ASSESSMENT/SEASON_DROUGHT.GIF

TX DROUGHT INFORMATION:
HTTP://WWW.TWDB.STATE.TX.US/APPS/DROUGHTINFO/ALLMAPVIEW.ASPX

CLIMATE GRAPHICS:
HTTP://WWW.CPC.NOAA.GOV/
HTTP://WWW.CPC.NOAA.GOV/PRODUCTS/PREDICTIONS/LONG_RANGE/LEAD01/OFF01_TEMP.GIF
HTTP://WWW.CPC.NOAA.GOV/PRODUCTS/PREDICTIONS/LONG_RANGE/LEAD01/OFF01_PRCP.GIF

$$

HYDROLOGIC OUTLOOK
LAC005-007-033-037-047-051-057-063-071-075-077-087-089-091-093-095-
103-105-109-117-121-125-MSC005-045-047-059-109-113-147-157-062300-

HYDROLOGIC OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS/BATON ROUGE LA
1215 PM CST THU MARCH 5 2015

...2015 SPRING FLOOD POTENTIAL OUTLOOK FOR SOUTHEAST
LOUISIANA...SOUTHWEST MISSISSIPPI...AND COASTAL MISSISSIPPI...

...THE POTENTIAL FOR FLOODING IN SPRING 2015 WILL GENERALLY BE
AVERAGE...

INTRODUCTION...

THIS IS THE SPRING FLOOD OUTLOOK ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE FORECAST OFFICE AT NEW ORLEANS/BATON ROUGE, LOUISIANA FOR
SOUTHEAST LOUISIANA, SOUTHWEST MISSISSIPPI, AND COASTAL MISSISSIPPI.
THIS PRODUCT IS INTENDED TO OUTLINE CURRENT RIVER AND SOIL MOISTURE
CONDITIONS AND TO HIGHLIGHT POTENTIAL SITUATIONS THAT WOULD INDUCE
FLOODING OR EXACERBATE DROUGHT.

ANTECEDENT CONDITIONS...

PRECIPITATION - OVER THE PAST TWO MONTHS...NORMAL TO BELOW NORMAL
PRECIPITATION HAS OCCURRED OVER THE UPPER AND LOWER MISSISSIPPI
RIVER VALLEYS.

TEMPERATURES - COLDER TEMPERATURES PRODUCED FROZEN PRECIPITATION FOR
SEVERAL OF THIS WINTER`S PRECIPITATION EVENTS OVER PARTS OF THE
LOWER MISSISSIPPI RIVER VALLEY. OVER THE NEXT FEW DAYS, TEMPERATURES
WILL GRADUALLY WARM BEFORE DROPPING TO AROUND FREEZING AGAIN IN
MID-MARCH FOR SEVERAL AREAS.

SNOW WATER EQUIVALENT (SWE) - SNOW WATER EQUIVALENT RANGES FROM 0.5
TO 4 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HEAVIER AMOUNTS. ACROSS THE OHIO RIVER
VALLEY SNOW DEPTH RANGES FROM 0.5 TO 20 INCHES WITH HEAVIEST AMOUNTS
IN KENTUCKY.

SNOW DEPTH - SIGNIFICANT SNOW DEPTH IS CURRENTLY CONFINED TO THE
UPPER MISSISSIPPI VALLEY AND THE OHIO RIVER VALLEY. ACROSS THE UPPER
MISSISSIPPI VALLEY SNOW DEPTH RANGES FROM 2 TO 20 INCHES WITH SOME
HEAVIER AMOUNTS.

SNOW WATER EQUIVALENT - AMOUNTS RANGE FROM 0.5 TO 4 INCHES WITH
LOCALLY HEAVIER AMOUNTS.

LIGHT AMOUNTS OF RAIN, SLEET, FREEZING RAIN AND SNOW OCCURRED
RECENTLY OVER PARTS OF THE LOWER MISSISSIPPI RIVER VALLEY. ISOLATED
SNOW COVER REMAINS OVER ARKANSAS, KENTUCKY AND TENNESSEE. THIS SNOW
SHOULD MELT AND SHOULD NOT IMPACT THE FLOOD POTENTIAL FOR THE
MISSISSIPPI AND ATCHAFALAYA RIVERS.

SOIL MOISTURE CONTENTS - SOIL MOISTURE CONDITIONS CONTINUE TO BE
NEAR NORMAL TO BELOW NORMAL OVER THE OHIO RIVER VALLEY AND THE LOWER
MISSISSIPPI RIVER VALLEY.

FLOODING - MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING ON THE TANGIPAHOA RIVER IN
LOUISIANA AND ALONG THE LOWER PEARL RIVER.


EXTENDED TEMPERATURE AND PRECIPITATION OUTLOOK...

THE 8-14 DAY OUTLOOK ISSUED BY THE NWS CLIMATE PREDICTION CENTER
INDICATES EQUAL CHANCES OF NORMAL PRECIPITATION FOR THE MAJORITY OF
THE MISSISSIPPI VALLEY WITH HIGHER CHANCES OF ABOVE NORMAL
PRECIPITATION OVER THE LOWER MISSISSIPPI VALLEY. HIGHER CHANCES OF
ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED FOR THE ENTIRE AREA.

THE 30-DAY OUTLOOK INDICATES EQUAL CHANCES OF NORMAL PRECIPITATION
FOR THE OHIO AND UPPER MISSISSIPPI VALLEYS AND HIGHER CHANCES OF
ABOVE NORMAL PRECIPITATION FOR THE TENNESSEE AND LOWER MISSISSIPPI
VALLEYS. THE TEMPERATURE OUTLOOK INDICATES HIGHER CHANCES OF BELOW
NORMAL TEMPERATURES OVER THE UPPER MISSISSIPPI AND OHIO VALLEYS.

THE 90-DAY OUTLOOK INDICATES EQUAL CHANCES OF NORMAL PRECIPITATION
ACROSS THE ENTIRE MISSISSIPPI VALLEY. EQUAL CHANCES OF NORMAL
TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED OVER THE UPPER MISSISSIPPI AND OHIO RIVER
VALLEYS WITH HIGHER CHANCES OF BELOW NORMAL TEMPERATURES OVER THE
LOWER MISSISSIPPI VALLEY.


MISSISSIPPI RIVER AND ATCHAFALAYA RIVER BASINS...

DURING THE EARLY WINTER...MUCH BELOW NORMAL STREAMFLOW CONDITIONS
OCCURRED OVER THE LOWER OHIO RIVER...WHILE NORMAL TO BELOW NORMAL
STREAMFLOW CONDITIONS OCCURRED IN THE MIDDLE MISSISSIPPI RIVER. OVER
THE PAST TWO WEEKS...CONDITIONS IMPROVED AS A RESULT OF ABOVE NORMAL
PRECIPITATION AMOUNTS.  STREAMFLOW CONDITONS ON THE MIDDLE
MISSISSIPPI RIVER ARE CURRENTLY AT NORMAL LEVELS.

DURING THE PAST TWO WEEKS, SEASONAL FLOODING HAS OCCURRED OVER THE
SMALLER TRIBUTARIES OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER. NO FLOODING HAS
OCCURRED ON THE LOWER OHIO AND MISSISSIPPI RIVERS THIS SEASON.
CURRENTLY...MINOR RISES ARE OCCURRING ON THE LOWER MISSISSIPPI RIVER
APPROACHING VICKSBURG.

SEE THE CHART BELOW FOR SPECIFIC LOCATIONS SHOWING PERCENT OF NORMAL
STREAMFLOWS:

                                             3/4
MISSISSIPPI RIVER           VICKSBURG MS     87%
MISSISSIPPI RIVER             NATCHEZ MS     96%
MISSISSIPPI RIVER   RED RIVER LANDING LA     76%
MISSISSIPPI RIVER         BATON ROUGE LA     77%
MISSISSIPPI RIVER         NEW ORLEANS LA     74%
ATCHAFALAYA RIVER          SIMMESPORT LA     77%


PEARL RIVER BASIN IN SOUTHEAST LOUISIANA AND COASTAL MISSISSIPPI...

OVER THE PAST TWO WEEKS HEAVY PRECIPITATION CAUSED FLOODING ACROSS
THE UPPER PEARL RIVER BASIN. ELEVATED LEVELS HAVE RECEDED OVER THE
UPPER PEARL RIVER AND WILL CONTINUE TO RECEDE TO BELOW NORMAL LEVELS.

THE LOWER PEARL BASIN IS STILL EXPERIENCING RISES FROM UPSTREAM.
MINOR FLOODING IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE OVER THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS.
OVERALL SOIL MOISTURE CONTENT IS NEAR NORMAL.

OBSERVED DAILY STREAMFLOWS AS A PERCENT OF MEAN ARE GIVEN BELOW.

                                              3/4
PEARL RIVER                   JACKSON MS     146%
PEARL RIVER                MONTICELLO MS     179%
PEARL RIVER                  BOGALUSA LA     135%


AMITE/COMITE/NORTHSHORE DRAINAGE BASINS...

DURING THE WINTER, DROUGHT CONDITIONS DEVELOPED ACROSS SOUTHERN
LOUISIANA. HEAVY RAINFALL OVER THE LAST FEW DAYS PRODUCED MINOR
FLOODING ACROSS THE RIVER BASINS IN SOUTHEAST LOUISIANA.

STREAMFLOWS ARE CURRENTLY RUNNING ABOVE NORMAL AND SOIL MOISTURE
CONTENT IS NORMAL TO ABOVE NORMAL. MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND
IS EXPECTED DURING THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS.

OBSERVED DAILY STREAMFLOWS AS A PERCENT OF MEAN ARE GIVEN BELOW.

                                              3/4
AMITE RIVER                DARLINGTON LA     195%
AMITE RIVER            DENHAM SPRINGS LA     535%
COMITE RIVER             OLIVE BRANCH LA     392%
TCHEFUNCTE RIVER               FOLSOM LA     452%
TICKFAW RIVER                  HOLDEN LA     279%
TANGIPAHOA RIVER               ROBERT LA     282%


PASCAGOULA BASIN IN SOUTH MISSISSIPPI...

BELOW NORMAL PRECIPITATION OVER WINTER HAS LED TO DROUGHT CONDITIONS
DEVELOPING ACROSS SOUTHERN MISSISSIPPI AND SOUTHERN ALABAMA.

STREAMFLOWS AND SOIL MOISTURE CONTENT REMAIN NEAR SEASONAL LEVELS
OVER THE PASCAGOULA BASIN. NO FLOODING IS OCCURRING OR EXPECTED
DURING THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS.

OBSERVED DAILY STREAMFLOWS AS A PERCENT OF MEAN ARE GIVEN BELOW.

                                              3/4
PASCAGOULA RIVER              MERRILL MS     110%


2015 SPRING FLOOD OUTLOOK...

BASED ON EXISTING SOIL MOISTURE...STREAMFLOW CONDITIONS...AND NORMAL
SPRING RAINFALL PATTERNS...THE POTENTIAL FOR FLOODING IS AVERAGE
ACROSS SOUTHEASTERN LOUISIANA, SOUTHWESTERN MISSISSIPPI, AND COASTAL
MISSISSIPPI.

AN AVERAGE FLOOD POTENTIAL IS EXPECTED ALONG THE LOWER MISSISSIPPI
AND ATCHAFALAYA RIVERS. THE MAGNITUDE OF FUTURE CRESTS WILL DEPEND
ON THE AMOUNT AND EXTENT OF ANY UPSTREAM ACCUMULATIONS OF SNOW COVER
AND RESULTANT SNOWMELT; COUPLED WITH THE FREQUENCY...INTENSITY...AND
EXTENT OF SPRING RAINS.

AN AVERAGE FLOOD POTENTIAL IS EXPECTED ACROSS THE PEARL RIVER BASIN
DOWNSTREAM OF JACKSON, MISSISSIPPI TO THE GULF COAST.

AN AVERAGE FLOOD POTENTIAL IS EXPECTED ACROSS THE AMITE RIVER...
COMITE RIVER...AND OTHER NORTHSHORE RIVER BASINS.

AN AVERAGE FLOOD POTENTIAL IS EXPECTED ACROSS THE PASCAGOULA RIVER
BASIN.

STREAMFLOW DATA PROVIDED BY THE U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY AND THE U.S.
ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS.

THIS WILL BE THE LAST SCHEDULED SPRING FLOOD OUTLOOK FOR 2015.


PLEASE DIRECT COMMENTS OR QUESTIONS TO:
PATRICIA BROWN
SENIOR SERVICE HYDROLOGIST
WFO NEW ORLEANS/BATON ROUGE, LA
(985) 645-0565 EXT. 228

$$

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