River Statement
Issued by NWS Memphis, TN

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HYDROLOGIC STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEMPHIS TN
1223 PM CST SAT DEC 27 2014

WATER LEVELS CAN BE EXPECTED TO RISE QUICKLY ON THE LITTLE TALLAHATCHIE
CANAL AND TOMBIGBEE RIVER.


AT 11 AM SATURDAY, THE STAGE ON THE TOMBIGBEE RIVER NEAR FULTON WAS
14.4 FEET AND RISING. FLOOD STAGE IS 20.0 FEET.

AT 11 AM SATURDAY, THE STAGE ON THE TOMBIGBEE RIVER AT BIGBEE WAS
10.2 FEET AND RISING. FLOOD STAGE IS 14.0 FEET. MINOR FLOODING IS
FORECAST WITH A MAXIMUM STAGE OF 15.7 FEET ON MONDAY DECEMBER 29.AT
17.0 FEET, WATER IS FLOWING OVER PORTIONS OF HOOD ROAD AND EXTENSIVE
AGRICULTURAL FLOODING IS OCCURRING..

AT 12 PM SATURDAY, THE STAGE ON THE TOMBIGBEE RIVER NEAR AMORY WAS
13.6 FEET AND RISING. FLOOD STAGE IS 20.0 FEET. MINOR FLOODING IS
FORECAST WITH A MAXIMUM STAGE OF 23.0 FEET ON MONDAY DECEMBER 29.AT
23.0 FEET, MOST LOW LAND AND FARM LAND NEAR THE RIVER IS FLOODED.
EQUIPMENT AND LIVESTOCK MAY NEED TO BE MOVED TO HIGHER GROUND..

AT 12 PM SATURDAY, THE STAGE ON THE LITTLE TALLAHATCHIE CANAL AT
LITTLE TALLAHATCHIE RIVER AT ETTA NEAR NEW ALBANY WAS 11.1 FEET AND
RISING. FLOOD STAGE IS 25.0 FEET.AT 24.0 FEET, WIDESPREAD FARMLAND
FLOODING IS BEGINNING. SMALL TRIBUTARY STREAMS ARE CAUSING BACKWATER
FLOODING BETWEEN NEW ALBANY AND STATE HIGHWAY 30..

THE NEXT RIVER STATEMENT WILL BE ISSUED TONIGHT OR SOONER IF CONDITIONS
WARRANT.

FOR GRAPHICAL RIVER AND FLOOD INFORMATION...PLEASE GO TO
WWW.WEATHER.GOV AND CLICK NEAR MEMPHIS ON THE MAP. THEN SELECT RIVERS
AND LAKES AHPS UNDER CURRENT CONDITIONS.

STAY TUNED TO YOUR WEATHER RADIO AND YOUR LOCAL NEWS MEDIA FOR THE
LATEST RIVER INFORMATION.

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