Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Jackson, MS

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WGUS84 KJAN 300056
FLSJAN
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON, MS
756 PM CDT Mon May 29 2017

...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

  Mississippi River At Natchez affecting Concordia...Adams and
  Wilkinson 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 between 8 and 10 AM.

&&

ARC017-041-MSC011-151-310656-
/O.CON.KJAN.FL.W.0028.000000T0000Z-170613T0000Z/
/ARSA4.2.ER.170510T0010Z.170521T0500Z.170612T1200Z.NO/
756 PM CDT Mon May 29 2017


The Flood Warning continues for
  The Mississippi River Near Arkansas City
* until Monday June 12.
* At 7:00 PM Monday the stage was 39.6 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 37.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue falling.
* Flood history...This crest compares to a previous crest of 38.2 feet
  on Jul 21 2015.
* 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.


&&

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

Lower Mississippi River
Arkansas City  37  39.6 Mon 07 PM  39.3  38.8  38.5   Falling


&&


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



$$

ARC017-LAC035-MSC055-151-310655-
/O.CON.KJAN.FL.W.0029.000000T0000Z-170614T1200Z/
/GEEM6.2.ER.170508T2113Z.170524T2000Z.170614T0000Z.NO/
756 PM CDT Mon May 29 2017


The Flood Warning continues for
  The Mississippi River Near Greenville
* until Wednesday June 14.
* At 7:00 PM Monday the stage was 52.2 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 48.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue falling.
* Flood history...This crest compares to a previous crest of 52.9 feet
  on May 24 2009.
* Impact...At 51.5 feet...Greenville boat store is inoperable for
  towboat supplies.


&&

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

Lower Mississippi River
Greenville     48  52.2 Mon 07 PM  51.9  51.3  50.8    Falling


&&


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



$$

LAC065-107-MSC021-063-149-310655-
/O.CON.KJAN.FL.W.0030.000000T0000Z-170615T0000Z/
/VCKM6.2.ER.170510T2000Z.170526T1000Z.170614T1200Z.NO/
756 PM CDT Mon May 29 2017


The Flood Warning continues for
  The Mississippi River At Vicksburg
* until Wednesday June 14.
* At 7:00 PM Monday the stage was 47.8 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 43.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue falling.
* Flood history...This crest compares to a previous crest of 47.6 feet
  on May 28 2009.
* Impact...At 48.0 feet...Culverts in South Vicksburg west of Highway
  61 South are full. Low lying businesses near the railroad begin to
  take on water.
* Impact...At 47.8 feet...Vicksburg Floodwall Gate at Clay Street is
  closed.

&&

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

Lower Mississippi River
Vicksburg      43  47.8 Mon 07 PM  47.6  47.2  46.8    Falling


&&


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



$$

LAC029-MSC001-157-310655-
/O.CON.KJAN.FL.W.0031.000000T0000Z-170619T0900Z/
/NTZM6.2.ER.170509T0119Z.170527T0100Z.170618T2100Z.NO/
756 PM CDT Mon May 29 2017


The Flood Warning continues for
  The Mississippi River At Natchez
* until Monday June 19.
* At 7:00 PM Monday the stage was 54.7 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 48.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue falling.
* Flood history...This crest compares to a previous crest of 54.4 feet
  on May 30 2009.
* Impact...At 55.0 feet...Pond Road in Fort Adams is flooded. Eight to
  eleven homes are under water in the township.


&&

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

Lower Mississippi River
Natchez        48  54.7 Mon 07 PM  54.5  54.3  54.0    Falling


&&


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



$$




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