Lake Pontchartrain Weather Alerts

 

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Flood Warning


Effective: 7:42 PM on 09/12/2022

Expires: 7:00 PM on 09/13/2022

Alert: ...The Flood Warning is extended for the following rivers in Mississippi...Louisiana... Pearl River Near Pearl River affecting Hancock, Pearl River and St. Tammany Counties. For the Lower Pearl River...including Bogalusa, Pearl River...Minor flooding is forecast. ...FLOOD WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL TOMORROW EVENING...

* WHAT...Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.

* WHERE...Pearl River Near Pearl River.

* WHEN...Until tomorrow evening.

* IMPACTS...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.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - At 7:00 PM CDT Monday the stage was 15.0 feet. - Forecast...The river is expected to fall below flood stage early tomorrow afternoon and continue falling to 8.9 feet Thursday, September 22. - Flood stage is 14.0 feet. - Flood History...This crest compares to a previous crest of 15.0 feet on 01/08/1911. - http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood && Fld Observed Forecasts (7 pm CDT) Location Stg Stg Day/Time Tue Wed Thu Pearl River Pearl Rive 14.0 15.0 Mon 7 pm CDT 13.7 12.3 11.3 &&

Instructions: Motorists should not attempt to drive around barricades or drive cars through flooded areas. Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles. 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 when updates are needed.

Target Area: St. Tammany

Forecast Office: NWS New Orleans (Southeastern Louisiana)

Flood Warning


Effective: 12:06 PM on 09/12/2022

Expires: 9:00 AM on 09/13/2022

Alert: ...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Louisiana...Mississippi... Pearl River Near Pearl River affecting Hancock, Pearl River and St. Tammany Counties. For the Lower Pearl River...including Bogalusa, Pearl River...Minor flooding is forecast. ...FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL LATE TOMORROW MORNING...

* WHAT...Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.

* WHERE...Pearl River Near Pearl River.

* WHEN...Until late tomorrow morning.

* IMPACTS...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.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - At 7:00 PM CDT Sunday the stage was 16.5 feet. - Forecast...The river is expected to fall below flood stage early Tuesday and continue falling to 12.3 feet Wednesday, September 21. - Flood stage is 14.0 feet. - Flood History...This crest compares to a previous crest of 16.5 feet on 05/12/1975. - http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood && &&

Instructions: Motorists should not attempt to drive around barricades or drive cars through flooded areas. Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles. 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 when updates are needed.

Target Area: St. Tammany

Forecast Office: NWS New Orleans (Southeastern Louisiana)

Flood Warning


Effective: 7:59 PM on 09/11/2022

Expires: 9:00 AM on 09/13/2022

Alert: ...The Flood Warning is extended for the following rivers in Louisiana...Mississippi... Pearl River Near Pearl River affecting Hancock, St. Tammany and Pearl River Counties. For the Lower Pearl River...including Bogalusa, Pearl River...Minor flooding is forecast. ...FLOOD WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL LATE TUESDAY MORNING...

* WHAT...Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.

* WHERE...Pearl River Near Pearl River.

* WHEN...Until late Tuesday morning.

* IMPACTS...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.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - At 7:00 PM CDT Sunday the stage was 16.5 feet. - Recent Activity...The maximum river stage in the 24 hours ending at 7:00 PM CDT Sunday was 16.7 feet. - Forecast...The river is expected to fall below flood stage early Tuesday morning and continue falling to 12.3 feet Wednesday, September 21. - Flood stage is 14.0 feet. - Flood History...This crest compares to a previous crest of 16.5 feet on 05/12/1975. - http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood &&

Instructions: Motorists should not attempt to drive around barricades or drive cars through flooded areas. 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 when updates are needed.

Target Area: St. Tammany

Forecast Office: NWS New Orleans (Southeastern Louisiana)

Flood Warning


Effective: 7:23 PM on 09/08/2022

Expires: 11:00 AM on 09/13/2022

Alert: ...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Mississippi...Louisiana... Pearl River Near Pearl River affecting Hancock, Pearl River and St. Tammany Counties. Pearl River Near Bogalusa affecting Hancock, Pearl River, St. Tammany and Washington Counties. For the Lower Pearl River...including Bogalusa, Pearl River... Moderate flooding is forecast. ...FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL LATE TUESDAY MORNING...

* WHAT...Moderate flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.

* WHERE...Pearl River Near Pearl River.

* WHEN...Until late Tuesday morning.

* IMPACTS...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.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - At 6:00 PM CDT Thursday the stage was 17.4 feet. - Recent Activity...The maximum river stage in the 24 hours ending at 6:00 PM CDT Thursday was 17.4 feet. - Forecast...The river is expected to fall below flood stage early Tuesday morning and continue falling to 9.8 feet Sunday, September 18. - Flood stage is 14.0 feet. - Flood History...This crest compares to a previous crest of 17.3 feet on 07/08/1916. - http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood &&

Instructions: 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 when updates are needed.

Target Area: St. Tammany

Forecast Office: NWS New Orleans (Southeastern Louisiana)

Flood Warning


Effective: 9:15 AM on 09/08/2022

Expires: 11:00 AM on 09/13/2022

Alert: ...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Mississippi...Louisiana... Pearl River Near Pearl River affecting Pearl River, Hancock and St. Tammany Counties. Pearl River Near Bogalusa affecting Washington, Pearl River, Hancock and St. Tammany Counties. For the Lower Pearl River...including Bogalusa, Pearl River... Moderate flooding is forecast. ...FLOOD WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL LATE TUESDAY MORNING...

* WHAT...Moderate flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.

* WHERE...Pearl River Near Pearl River.

* WHEN...Until late Tuesday morning.

* 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... - At 8:00 AM CDT Thursday the stage was 17.4 feet. - Forecast...The river is expected to fall below flood stage early Tuesday morning and continue falling to 9.8 feet Sunday, September 18. - Flood stage is 14.0 feet. - Flood History...This crest compares to a previous crest of 17.3 feet on 07/08/1916. - http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood &&

Instructions: 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 when updates are needed.

Target Area: St. Tammany

Forecast Office: NWS New Orleans (Southeastern Louisiana)

Flood Warning


Effective: 7:23 PM on 09/07/2022

Expires: 1:00 PM on 09/16/2022

Alert: ...The Flood Warning is extended for the following rivers in Mississippi...Louisiana... Pearl River Near Pearl River affecting Hancock, St. Tammany and Pearl River Counties. ...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Mississippi...Louisiana... Pearl River Near Bogalusa affecting Washington, St. Tammany, Hancock and Pearl River Counties. For the Lower Pearl River...including Bogalusa, Pearl River... Moderate flooding is forecast. ...FLOOD WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 16...

* WHAT...Moderate flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.

* WHERE...Pearl River Near Pearl River.

* WHEN...Until Friday, September 16.

* IMPACTS...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.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - At 7:00 PM CDT Wednesday the stage was 17.3 feet. - Recent Activity...The maximum river stage in the 24 hours ending at 7:00 PM CDT Wednesday was 17.4 feet. - Forecast...The river is cresting at 17.4 feet and will remain near crest through Friday evening. The river is expected to fall below flood stage by Friday, September 16. - Flood stage is 14.0 feet. - Flood History...This crest compares to a previous crest of 17.5 feet on 02/01/1994. - http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood &&

Instructions: 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 when updates are needed.

Target Area: St. Tammany

Forecast Office: NWS New Orleans (Southeastern Louisiana)

Flood Warning


Effective: 8:35 AM on 09/07/2022

Expires: 9:00 AM on 09/16/2022

Alert: ...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Mississippi...Louisiana... Pearl River Near Pearl River affecting Pearl River, Hancock and St. Tammany Counties. Pearl River Near Bogalusa affecting Pearl River, Hancock, Washington and St. Tammany Counties. For the Lower Pearl River...including Bogalusa, Pearl River... Moderate flooding is forecast. ...FLOOD WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 16...

* WHAT...Moderate flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.

* WHERE...Pearl River Near Pearl River.

* WHEN...Until Friday, September 16.

* IMPACTS...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.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - At 8:00 AM CDT Wednesday the stage was 17.3 feet. - Forecast...The river is expected to rise to a crest of 17.4 feet this afternoon. It will then fall below flood stage Friday, September 16. - Flood stage is 14.0 feet. - Flood History...This crest compares to a previous crest of 17.5 feet on 02/01/1994. - http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood &&

Instructions: Stay tuned to further developments by listening to your local radio, television, or NOAA Weather Radio for further information. Motorists should not attempt to drive around barricades or drive cars through flooded areas. 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 when updates are needed.

Target Area: St. Tammany

Forecast Office: NWS New Orleans (Southeastern Louisiana)

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Lake Pontchartrain Weather Forecast

Monday

Partly Sunny

Hi: 87

Monday Night

Mostly Clear

Lo: 71

Tuesday

Mostly Sunny

Hi: 85

Tuesday Night

Clear

Lo: 71

Wednesday

Sunny

Hi: 86

Wednesday Night

Clear

Lo: 73

Thursday

Sunny

Hi: 88

Thursday Night

Mostly Clear

Lo: 74


Lake Pontchartrain Water Level (last 30 days)


Water Level on 9/13: 0.97 (-0.03)