Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Jackson, MS

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WGUS84 KJAN 070147
FLSJAN
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON, MS
847 PM CDT WED MAY 6 2015


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

  Mississippi River At Natchez affecting Concordia...Adams and
  Wilkinson Counties/Parishes


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. Routine 48 hours of forecast rainfall is used on Tibbee
Creek...Luxapallila Creek...Noxubee River...and the Tombigbee River.


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

&&

LAC029-MSC001-157-080300-
/O.EXT.KJAN.FL.W.0049.000000T0000Z-150508T0300Z/
/NTZM6.1.ER.150424T0300Z.150501T1500Z.150507T1200Z.NO/
847 PM CDT WED MAY 6 2015


The Flood Warning continues for
  The Mississippi River At Natchez
* until Thursday evening.
* At  8:00 PM Wednesday the stage was 48.3 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 48.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue falling and will fall below
  flood stage by tomorrow morning.
* Impact...At 48.0 feet...Carthage Point Road becomes impassable.
* Impact...At 47.0 feet...Water begins to enter the former Belwood
  Golf Course and Carthage Point Road area south of Natchez.
* Impact...At 45.0 feet...Water under some buildings around Fort
  Adams, Mississippi.

&&

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

Lower Mississippi River
Natchez        48  48.3 Wed 08 PM  48.0  47.0  45.4     Falling


&&


LAT...LON 3101 9170 3130 9167 3193 9129 3187 9114
      3130 9147 3100 9154



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