Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Jackson, MS

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WGUS84 KJAN 030048
FLSJAN
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON, MS
748 PM CDT SUN AUG 2 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-MSC021-063-149-040648-
/O.CON.KJAN.FL.W.0063.000000T0000Z-150805T1100Z/
/VCKM6.1.ER.150706T0814Z.150728T1100Z.150804T2000Z.NO/
748 PM CDT SUN AUG 2 2015


The Flood Warning continues for
  The Mississippi River At Vicksburg
* until Wednesday morning.
* At 7:00 PM Sunday the stage was 44.6 feet and falling.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 43 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue falling and will fall below
  flood stage by Tuesday August 4.
* Impact...At 44.6 feet...Residence on Williams Street in Vicksburg
  begins to flood.
* Impact...At 44.0 feet...Ford and Kings Subdivision at Pittman Road
  and Mary`s Alley begins to flood.
* Impact...At 43.5 feet...Long Lake Subdivision is completely flooded.
  Vicksburg Floodwall gates at train depot and the lumber yard gate 8
  are closed.

&&

              Flood    Observed        Forecast 7 AM      Crest
Location      Stg   Stg Day  Time   Mon   Tue   Wed Crest Time  Date

Lower Mississippi River
Vicksburg      43  44.6 Sun  7 PM  44.2  43.4  42.2      Falling


&&


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



$$

LAC029-MSC001-157-040647-
/O.CON.KJAN.FL.W.0061.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/NTZM6.2.ER.150701T2235Z.150727T1500Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
748 PM CDT SUN AUG 2 2015


The Flood Warning continues for
  The Mississippi River At Natchez
* until further notice.
* At 7:00 PM Sunday the stage was 52 feet and falling.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 48.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue falling to below 51 feet on Tuesday
  night.
* Impact...At 51 feet...Water is covering the roads in old downtown
  area of Fort Adams.
* Impact...At 48.0 feet...Carthage Point Road becomes impassable.


&&

              Flood    Observed        Forecast 7 AM      Crest
Location      Stg   Stg Day  Time   Mon   Tue   Wed Crest Time  Date

Lower Mississippi River
Natchez        48  52.0 Sun  7 PM  51.9  51.3  50.6       Falling


&&


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



$$

DL




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