Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Jackson, MS

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON, MS
147 PM CST Fri Feb 23 2018




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

  Mississippi River Near Arkansas City affecting Chicot...Desha...
  Bolivar and Washington Counties
  Mississippi River Near Greenville affecting Chicot...East Carroll...
  Issaquena and Washington Counties
  Mississippi River At Vicksburg affecting Madison...Tensas...
  Claiborne...Jefferson and Warren Counties/Parishes


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!

Mississippi River forecasts are based on rainfall that has occurred
and that which is forecast to occur over the next 48 hours.

Additional information is available at:
http://water.weather.gov/ahps2/index.php?wfo=jan

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

&&

ARC017-041-MSC011-151-250147-
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/ARSA4.2.ER.180301T1800Z.180309T1200Z.180316T1212Z.NO/
147 PM CST Fri Feb 23 2018

...Flood Warning extended until Friday March 16...

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Mississippi River Near Arkansas City
* from Thursday afternoon to Friday March 16.
* At  1:00 PM Friday the stage was 30.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 37.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will rise above flood stage Thursday March 01
  and will continue to rise to near 40.0 feet  Friday March 09. The
  river will fall below flood stage Friday March 16.
* Impact...At 40.0 feet...The low silt plain in front of Arkansas City
  and Huntington Point Mississippi is underwater. Several river
  access roads are also impassable.
* Impact...At 37.0 feet...The low silt plain in front of arkansas city
  inside the levee system begins to flood along with widespread
  bottomland flooding at huntington point mississippi.
* Impact...At 35.0 feet...The Road to donaldson point is cut off.


&&

              Flood    Observed        Forecast 6 AM      Crest
Location      Stg   Stg Day  Time   Sat   Sun   Mon Crest Time  Date

Lower Mississippi River
Arkansas City  37  30.0 Fri 01 PM  30.7  31.5  32.8  40.0 06 AM 03/09


&&


LAT...LON 3340 9128 3357 9128 3413 9108 3412 9066
      3358 9106 3340 9105



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ARC017-LAC035-MSC055-151-250146-
/O.EXT.KJAN.FL.W.0014.180301T1400Z-180317T1915Z/
/GEEM6.2.ER.180301T1400Z.180310T1200Z.180317T0715Z.NO/
147 PM CST Fri Feb 23 2018

...Flood Warning extended until Saturday March 17...

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Mississippi River Near Greenville
* from Thursday morning to Saturday March 17.
* At  1:00 PM Friday the stage was 40.6 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 48.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will rise above flood stage Thursday March 01
  and will continue to rise to near 52.0 feet  Saturday March 10. The
  river will fall below flood stage Saturday March 17.
* Impact...At 51.5 feet...Greenville boat store is inoperable for
  towboat supplies.
* Impact...At 50.0 feet...Upper Lake Ferguson Road and Warfield Point
  Park are closed.
* Impact...At 48.0 feet...Water begins to cover the dirt road leading
  to the Farmers Grain terminal facility which is north of the
  Greenville bridge.
* Impact...At 45.0 feet...Lower Lake Ferguson Road is closed. Warfield
  Point Park is closed.
* Impact...At 44.5 feet...Road to Bunge Corporation grain elevators is
  under water.
* Impact...At 43.5 feet...Lower Lake Ferguson Road begins to flood.
* Impact...At 42.0 feet...Flooding is occurring around Lake Ferguson.


&&

              Flood    Observed        Forecast 6 AM      Crest
Location      Stg   Stg Day  Time   Sat   Sun   Mon Crest Time  Date

Lower Mississippi River
Greenville     48  40.6 Fri 01 PM  41.5  42.6  43.8  52.0 06 AM 03/10


&&


LAT...LON 3277 9123 3340 9128 3340 9105 3283 9101
      3277 9101 3278 9111



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LAC065-107-MSC021-063-149-250146-
/O.EXT.KJAN.FL.W.0015.180302T1200Z-180319T0415Z/
/VCKM6.2.ER.180302T1200Z.180312T1700Z.180318T1615Z.NO/
147 PM CST Fri Feb 23 2018

...Flood Warning extended until Sunday March 18...

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Mississippi River At Vicksburg
* from Friday March 02 to Sunday March 18.
* At  1:00 PM Friday the stage was 35.1 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 43.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will rise above flood stage Friday March 02
  and will continue to rise to near 47.0 feet  Monday March 12. The
  river will fall below flood stage Sunday March 18.
* Impact...At 38.8 feet...The Vicksburg FloodWall Gate at Crawford
  street is closed.
* Impact...At 36.5 feet...Water begins to affect the Long Lake
  Community. The low road to Kings Island becomes impassable.
* Impact...At 35.0 feet...Several thousand acres of farm,
  agricultural, and bottom land flood. In the Yazoo Backwater Area
  north of the city, hunting camps and forested land begin to flood.

&&

              Flood    Observed        Forecast 6 AM      Crest
Location      Stg   Stg Day  Time   Sat   Sun   Mon Crest Time  Date

Lower Mississippi River
Vicksburg      43  35.1 Fri 01 PM  36.2  37.6  38.7  47.0 01 PM 03/12


&&


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



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