Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Jackson, MS

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WGUS84 KJAN 200055
FLSJAN
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON, MS
655 PM CST Mon Feb 19 2018

...The Flood Warning continues for the following river in Mississippi...

  Big Sunflower River At Sunflower affecting Sunflower County

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 24 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.

&&

MSC133-210655-
/O.EXT.KJAN.FL.W.0009.000000T0000Z-180221T1930Z/
/SUNM6.1.ER.180210T1927Z.180213T2000Z.180221T0730Z.NO/
655 PM CST Mon Feb 19 2018

...Flood Warning extended until Wednesday afternoon...

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Big Sunflower River At Sunflower
* until Wednesday afternoon.
* At 6:00 PM Monday the stage was 22.8 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 21.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue falling and will fall below
  flood stage early Wednesday morning.
* Impact...At 23.0 feet...Farm roads to catfish ponds become
  inundated.
* Impact...At 21.0 feet...Field west of river begins to flood.

&&

              Flood    Observed        Forecast 6 AM      Crest
Location      Stg   Stg Day  Time   Tue   Wed   Thu Crest Time  Date

Big Sunflower River
Sunflower      21  22.8 Mon 06 PM  22.2  20.7  19.1    Falling


&&


LAT...LON 3324 9081 3363 9062 3388 9075 3399 9059
      3363 9048 3324 9064



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