Issued by NWS Memphis, TN
FGUS84 KMEG 301051
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEMPHIS TN
551 AM CDT Thu Mar 30 2017
Water levels can be expected to rise on the Buttahatchie River and Tombigbee
At 5 AM Thursday, the stage on the Tombigbee River at Bigbee was 9.7
feet and rising. The river is forecast to crest just below flood stage on Friday afternoon. Flood stage is 14 feet. At 14 feet, flooding of
low lying agricltural land occurs.
At 5 AM Thursday, the stage on the Buttahatchie River near Aberdeen
was 10.4 feet and rising. The river is forecast to crest near 12 feet Friday evening. Flood stage is 13 feet. At 13 feet, low land near the river floods.
The next River Statement will be issued later this morning, or sooner if
For graphical river and flood information, please go to
www.weather.gov and click near Memphis on the map. Then select Rivers
and Lakes AHPS under current conditions.
Stay tuned to your weather radio and your local news media for the
latest river information.