Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Jackson, MS

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WGUS84 KJAN 051641
FLSJAN
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON, MS
1041 AM CST THU MAR 5 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.


Additional information is available at:
http://ahps.srh.noaa.gov/ahps2/index.php?wfo=jan

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

&&

MSC007-051-062241-
/O.CON.KJAN.FL.W.0014.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/WSTM6.1.ER.150223T0126Z.150226T0700Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1041 AM CST THU MAR 5 2015


The Flood Warning continues for
  The Big Black River At West
* until further notice.
* At  9:45 AM Thursday the stage was 16.1 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will rise to near 17.3 feet by
  early Saturday morning.
* 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   Fri   Sat   Sun Crest Time  Date

Upper Big Black River
West           15  16.1 Thu 10 AM  16.6  17.3  17.0  17.3 12 AM 03/07


&&


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



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