Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Jackson, MS

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WGUS84 KJAN 010234
FLSJAN
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON, MS
834 PM CST SAT FEB 28 2015

...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 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. 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.

&&

MSC007-051-020834-
/O.EXT.KJAN.FL.W.0014.000000T0000Z-150304T0900Z/
/WSTM6.1.ER.150223T0126Z.150226T0700Z.150303T1800Z.NO/
834 PM CST SAT FEB 28 2015

...Flood Warning extended until late Tuesday night...

The Flood Warning continues for The Big Black River At West
* until late Tuesday night.
* At 7:45 PM Saturday the stage was 17.8 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue falling to below flood
  stage by early Tuesday afternoon.

&&

              Flood    Observed        Forecast 7 AM      Crest
Location      Stg   Stg Day  Time   Sun   Mon   Tue Crest Time  Date

Upper Big Black River
West           15  17.8 Sat 08 PM  17.5  16.7  15.4       FALLING


&&


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



$$

MSC089-163-020834-
/O.CON.KJAN.FL.W.0015.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/BTAM6.2.ER.150223T1800Z.150301T1800Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
834 PM CST SAT FEB 28 2015

The Flood Warning continues for The Big Black River Near Bentonia
* until further notice.
* At 8:00 PM Saturday the stage was 25.3 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 22.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 25.5 feet by
  early tomorrow afternoon and stay steady for the next few days.
* Impact...At 25.0 feet...Extensive flooding of agricultural land is
  occurring.

&&

              Flood    Observed        Forecast 7 AM      Crest
Location      Stg   Stg Day  Time   Sun   Mon   Tue Crest Time  Date

Lower Big Black River
Bentonia       22  25.3 Sat 08 PM  25.4  25.5  25.5  25.5 12 PM 03/01


&&


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



$$

MSC049-149-020834-
/O.CON.KJAN.FL.W.0016.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/BOVM6.1.ER.000000T0000Z.150304T1800Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
834 PM CST SAT FEB 28 2015

The Flood Warning continues for The Big Black River Near Bovina
* until further notice.
* At 8:15 PM Saturday the stage was 29.8 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 28.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 30.5 feet by
  early Wednesday afternoon then slowly fall over the next several
  days.
* Impact...At 28.0 feet...Low-lying agricultural land near the river
  begins to flood.

&&

              Flood    Observed        Forecast 7 AM      Crest
Location      Stg   Stg Day  Time   Sun   Mon   Tue Crest Time  Date

Lower Big Black River
Bovina         28  29.8 Sat 08 PM  29.8  29.9  30.2  30.5 12 PM 03/04


&&


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



$$



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