Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Jackson, MS

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WGUS84 KJAN 161520
FLSJAN
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON, MS
1020 AM CDT WED APR 16 2014

...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN
MISSISSIPPI..

  BIG BLACK RIVER AT WEST AFFECTING ATTALA AND HOLMES COUNTIES
  BIG BLACK RIVER NEAR BENTONIA AFFECTING MADISON AND YAZOO COUNTIES
  BIG BLACK RIVER NEAR BOVINA AFFECTING HINDS AND WARREN COUNTIES


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

DO NOT DRIVE OR WALK THROUGH AREAS WHERE WATER COVERS ROADWAYS! THE
WATER MAY BE DEEPER THAN IT APPEARS. PLEASE USE EXTREME CAUTION IF
VENTURING NEAR RIVERBANKS. MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND IMMEDIATELY SHOULD
RISING WATER THREATEN YOUR SAFETY. REMEMBER...TURN AROUND, DON`T
DROWN!

THE FORECASTS ARE BASED ON RAINFALL THAT HAS OCCURRED AND THAT WHICH
IS FORECAST TO OCCUR OVER THE NEXT 12 HOURS FOR ALL SITES.


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION IS AVAILABLE AT (USE LOWER CASE LETTERS)
HTTP://AHPS.SRH.NOAA.GOV/AHPS2/INDEX.PHP?WFO=JAN

THE NEXT REGULARLY SCHEDULED UPDATE IS EXPECTED TONIGHT BETWEEN 8 AND
10 PM.

&&

MSC007-051-172120-
/O.CON.KJAN.FL.W.0021.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/WSTM6.2.ER.140407T0042Z.140409T2300Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1020 AM CDT WED APR 16 2014


THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE BIG BLACK RIVER AT WEST
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.
* AT  9:45 AM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 19.5 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 15.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE FALLING
* IMPACT...AT 19.0 FEET...THOUSANDS OF ACRES OF AGRICULTURAL LAND ARE
  UNDER WATER.

&&

              FLOOD    OBSERVED        FORECAST 6AM       CREST
LOCATION      STG   STG DAY  TIME   THU   FRI   SAT CREST TIME  DATE

UPPER BIG BLACK RIVER
WEST           15  19.5 WED 10 AM  18.6  18.8  19.2     FALLING


&&


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



$$

MSC089-163-172119-
/O.CON.KJAN.FL.W.0022.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/BTAM6.2.ER.140406T2105Z.140415T2300Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1020 AM CDT WED APR 16 2014


THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE BIG BLACK RIVER NEAR BENTONIA
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.
* AT  9:00 AM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 28.5 FEET.
* MODERATE FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MODERATE FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 22.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE FALLING.
* IMPACT...AT 28.0 FEET...DEVASTING FLOODING OF AGRICULTURAL LAND
  IS OCCURRING.

&&

              FLOOD    OBSERVED        FORECAST 6AM       CREST
LOCATION      STG   STG DAY  TIME   THU   FRI   SAT CREST TIME  DATE

LOWER BIG BLACK RIVER
BENTONIA       22  28.5 WED 09 AM  28.2  28.0  27.9     FALLING


&&


LAT...LON 3256 9064 3281 9012 3291 9006 3285 8987
      3272 8996 3245 9052



$$

MSC049-149-172119-
/O.CON.KJAN.FL.W.0023.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/BOVM6.2.ER.140406T1415Z.140414T1500Z.000000T0000Z.NR/
1020 AM CDT WED APR 16 2014


THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE BIG BLACK RIVER NEAR BOVINA
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.
* AT  9:00 AM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 38.7 FEET.
* MODERATE FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MODERATE FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 28.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 38.8 FEET BY
  EARLY FRIDAY AFTERNOON.
* IMPACT...AT 38.0 FEET...WATER IS OVER THE ROAD NEAR THE OLD HIGHWAY
  80 BRIDGE OVER THE BIG BLACK RIVER. EXTENSIVE AGRICULTURAL LAND IS
  FLOODED AND SEVERAL LOCAL ACCESS ROADS ARE UNDERWATER.

&&

              FLOOD    OBSERVED        FORECAST 6AM       CREST
LOCATION      STG   STG DAY  TIME   THU   FRI   SAT CREST TIME  DATE

LOWER BIG BLACK RIVER
BOVINA         28  38.7 WED 09 AM  38.7  38.7  38.8  38.8 01 PM 04/18


&&


LAT...LON 3217 9093 3224 9078 3256 9064 3245 9052
      3218 9065 3204 9102



$$




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