Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Jackson, MS

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WGUS84 KJAN 050121
FLSJAN
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON, MS
821 PM CDT TUE AUG 4 2015

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

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

  Mississippi River At Natchez affecting Concordia Parish and
  Adams and Wilkinson 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 over the next 12 hours.

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

&&

LAC065-107-MSC021-063-149-051900-
/O.CON.KJAN.FL.W.0063.000000T0000Z-150805T1900Z/
/VCKM6.1.ER.150706T0814Z.150728T1100Z.150805T0400Z.NO/
821 PM CDT TUE AUG 4 2015


The Flood Warning continues for
  The Mississippi River At Vicksburg
* until Wednesday afternoon.
* At 7:00 PM Tuesday the stage was 43.2 feet and falling.
* Minor flooding is occurring.
* Flood stage is 43 feet.
* Forecast...The river will fall below flood stage overnight tonight.
* Impact...At 43 feet...Jackson Lane in North Vicksburg begins to
  flood.
* Impact...At 42 feet...Bunge Grain facility near St. Joseph
  Louisiana ceases loading operations. Chickasaw Road is going under
  water just west of Chickasaw Community.

&&

              Flood    Observed        Forecast 7 AM      Crest
Location      Stg   Stg Day  Time   Wed   Thu   Fri Crest Time  Date

Lower Mississippi River
Vicksburg      43  43.2 Tue  7 PM  42.5  41.1  39.7      Falling


&&


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



$$

LAC029-MSC001-157-060721-
/O.CON.KJAN.FL.W.0061.000000T0000Z-150808T1500Z/
/NTZM6.2.ER.150701T2235Z.150727T1500Z.150808T0000Z.NO/
821 PM CDT TUE AUG 4 2015


The Flood Warning continues for
  The Mississippi River At Natchez
* until Saturday morning.
* At 7:00 PM Tuesday the stage was 51.3 feet and falling.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 48 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue falling and will fall below
  flood stage on Friday.
* Impact...At 51 feet...Water is covering the roads in old downtown
  area of Fort Adams.
* Impact...At 48 feet...Carthage Point Road becomes impassable.
* Impact...At 47 feet...Water begins to enter the former Belwood
  Golf Course and Carthage Point Road area south of Natchez.

&&

              Flood    Observed        Forecast 7 AM      Crest
Location      Stg   Stg Day  Time   Wed   Thu   Fri Crest Time  Date

Lower Mississippi River
Natchez        48  51.3 Tue  7 PM  51.0  50.1  48.7      Falling


&&


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



$$

DL



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