Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Jackson, MS

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WGUS84 KJAN 280057
FLSJAN
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON, MS
757 PM CDT Sat May 27 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!

Forecasts are based on rainfall that has occurred and that which is
forecast to occur. Routine 24 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.

&&

ARC017-041-MSC011-151-290657-
/O.CON.KJAN.FL.W.0028.000000T0000Z-170608T0600Z/
/ARSA4.2.ER.170510T0010Z.170521T0500Z.170607T1800Z.NO/
757 PM CDT Sat May 27 2017


The Flood Warning continues for
  The Mississippi River Near Arkansas City
* until Thursday June 08.
* At 7:00 PM Saturday the stage was 40.8 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 37.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue falling.
* Impact...At 41.0 feet...River cuts off access to the Oakley Grain at
  Yellow Bend.

&&

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

Lower Mississippi River
Arkansas City  37  40.8 Sat 07 PM  40.5  39.8  39.3    Falling


&&


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



$$

ARC017-LAC035-MSC055-151-290657-
/O.CON.KJAN.FL.W.0029.000000T0000Z-170610T1800Z/
/GEEM6.2.ER.170508T2113Z.170524T2000Z.170610T0600Z.NO/
757 PM CDT Sat May 27 2017


The Flood Warning continues for
  The Mississippi River Near Greenville
* until Saturday June 10.
* At 7:00 PM Saturday the stage was 53.2 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 48.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue falling.
* Impact...At 51.5 feet...Greenville boat store is inoperable for
  towboat supplies.


&&

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

Lower Mississippi River
Greenville     48  53.2 Sat 07 PM  52.9  52.3  51.8    Falling


&&


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



$$

LAC065-107-MSC021-063-149-290656-
/O.CON.KJAN.FL.W.0030.000000T0000Z-170611T0600Z/
/VCKM6.2.ER.170510T2000Z.170526T1000Z.170610T1800Z.NO/
757 PM CDT Sat May 27 2017


The Flood Warning continues for
  The Mississippi River At Vicksburg
* until Sunday June 11.
* At 7:00 PM Saturday the stage was 48.2 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 43.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river is cresting, and will then begin a very
  slow fall.
* 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.

&&

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

Lower Mississippi River
Vicksburg      43  48.2 Sat 07 PM  48.2  48.0  47.6    Cresting


&&


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



$$

LAC029-MSC001-157-290656-
/O.CON.KJAN.FL.W.0031.000000T0000Z-170615T0000Z/
/NTZM6.2.ER.170509T0119Z.170527T0100Z.170614T1200Z.NO/
757 PM CDT Sat May 27 2017


The Flood Warning continues for
  The Mississippi River At Natchez
* until Wednesday June 14.
* At 7:00 PM Saturday the stage was 54.9 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 48.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river is cresting, and will then begin falling.
* 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   Sun   Mon   Tue Crest Time  Date

Lower Mississippi River
Natchez        48  54.9 Sat 07 PM  54.9  54.8  54.5    Cresting


&&


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



$$




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