Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Jackson, MS

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WGUS84 KJAN 251641
FLSJAN
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON, MS
1141 AM CDT Thu May 25 2017


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

  Mississippi River Near Arkansas City affecting Chicot...Desha...
  Bolivar and Washington Counties

  Mississippi River Near Greenville affecting Chicot...East Carroll...
  Issaquena and Washington Counties

  Mississippi River At Vicksburg affecting Madison...Tensas...
  Claiborne...Jefferson and Warren Counties/Parishes

  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. Mississippi River forecasts are based on 48 hours
of additional rainfall.

Additional information is available at:
http://water.weather.gov/ahps2/index.php?wfo=jan

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

&&

ARC017-041-MSC011-151-262240-
/O.EXT.KJAN.FL.W.0028.000000T0000Z-170607T0900Z/
/ARSA4.2.ER.170510T0010Z.170521T0500Z.170606T2100Z.NO/
1141 AM CDT Thu May 25 2017

...Flood Warning extended until Wednesday June 07...

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Mississippi River Near Arkansas City
* until Wednesday June 07.
* At 11:00 AM Thursday the stage was 42.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 37.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river continues to crest this morning. Flow
  from the Arkansas River should begin to drop and allow the
  river to begin falling during the day on Saturday.

&&

              Flood    Observed        Forecast 6 AM      Crest
Location      Stg   Stg Day  Time   Fri   Sat   Sun Crest Time  Date

Lower Mississippi River
Arkansas City  37  42.0 Thu 11 AM  42.0  41.6  41.0 Continued cresting


&&


LAT...LON 3340 9128 3357 9128 3413 9108 3412 9066
      3358 9106 3340 9105



$$

ARC017-LAC035-MSC055-151-262240-
/O.EXT.KJAN.FL.W.0029.000000T0000Z-170610T0000Z/
/GEEM6.2.ER.170508T2113Z.170524T2000Z.170609T1200Z.NO/
1141 AM CDT Thu May 25 2017

...Flood Warning extended until Friday June 09...

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Mississippi River Near Greenville
* until Friday June 09.
* At 11:00 AM Thursday the stage was 54.3 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 48.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river continues to crest this morning. Flow from
  the Arkansas River should begin to drop soon and this will allow
  the river to begin falling during the day on Sunday.

&&

              Flood    Observed        Forecast 6 AM      Crest
Location      Stg   Stg Day  Time   Fri   Sat   Sun Crest Time  Date

Lower Mississippi River
Greenville     48  54.3 Thu 11 AM  54.2  54.2  53.7  Continued cresting


&&


LAT...LON 3277 9123 3340 9128 3340 9105 3283 9101
      3277 9101 3278 9111



$$

LAC065-107-MSC021-063-149-262240-
/O.EXT.KJAN.FL.W.0030.000000T0000Z-170610T0000Z/
/VCKM6.2.ER.170510T2000Z.170527T0600Z.170609T1200Z.NO/
1141 AM CDT Thu May 25 2017

...Flood Warning extended until Friday June 09...

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Mississippi River At Vicksburg
* until Friday June 09.
* At 11:00 AM Thursday the stage was 48.3 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 43.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 48.7 feet
  Saturday morning.

&&

              Flood    Observed        Forecast 6 AM      Crest
Location      Stg   Stg Day  Time   Fri   Sat   Sun Crest Time  Date

Lower Mississippi River
Vicksburg      43  48.3 Thu 11 AM  48.6  48.7  48.6  48.7 07 AM 05/27


&&


LAT...LON 3193 9129 3227 9105 3277 9123 3278 9101
      3226 9086 3187 9114



$$

LAC029-MSC001-157-262240-
/O.EXT.KJAN.FL.W.0031.000000T0000Z-170614T2100Z/
/NTZM6.2.ER.170509T0119Z.170528T1200Z.170614T0900Z.NO/
1141 AM CDT Thu May 25 2017

...Flood Warning extended until Wednesday June 14...

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Mississippi River At Natchez
* until Wednesday June 14.
* At 11:00 AM Thursday the stage was 54.9 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 48.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 55.3 feet Sunday
  morning.

&&

              Flood    Observed        Forecast 6 AM      Crest
Location      Stg   Stg Day  Time   Fri   Sat   Sun Crest Time  Date

Lower Mississippi River
Natchez        48  54.9 Thu 11 AM  55.0  55.1  55.3  55.3 07 AM 05/28


&&


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



$$



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