Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Jackson, MS

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WGUS84 KJAN 190029
FLSJAN
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON, MS
729 PM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

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

  Big Black River At West affecting Attala and Holmes Counties


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.

&&

MSC007-051-200629-
/O.CON.KJAN.FL.W.0044.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/WSTM6.1.ER.150418T0607Z.150419T0600Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
729 PM CDT SAT APR 18 2015


The Flood Warning continues for
  The Big Black River At West
* until further notice.
* At  6:45 PM Saturday the stage was 18.1 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 18.5 feet until just
  after midnight tonight and then will begin to crest.
* Impact...At 17.0 feet...Several thousand acres of agricultural and
  lowland become inundated.

&&

              Flood    Observed        Forecast 7 AM      Crest
Location      Stg   Stg Day  Time   Sun   Mon   Tue Crest Time  Date

Upper Big Black River
West           15  18.1 Sat 07 PM  18.2  18.1  18.2  18.5 01 AM 04/19


&&


LAT...LON 3291 9006 3314 8990 3330 8981 3322 8963
      3313 8969 3285 8987



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