Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Jackson, MS

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WGUS84 KJAN 280048
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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON, MS
748 PM CDT WED MAY 27 2015

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

  Big Black River At West affecting Attala and Holmes Counties
  Big Black River Near Bentonia affecting Madison and Yazoo Counties
  Big Black River Near Bovina affecting Hinds and Warren 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. Routine 12 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.

&&

MSC007-051-290648-
/O.CON.KJAN.FL.W.0055.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/WSTM6.1.ER.150526T0642Z.150529T1800Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
748 PM CDT WED MAY 27 2015


The Flood Warning continues for
  The Big Black River At West
* until further notice.
* At 6:45 PM Wednesday the stage was 18.2 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 15 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 18.5 feet by
  early Friday afternoon.
* Impact...At 18.5 feet...Thousands of acres of agricultural land are
  under water.

&&

              Flood    Observed        Forecast 7 AM      Crest
Location      Stg   Stg Day  Time   Thu   Fri   Sat Crest Time  Date

Upper Big Black River
West           15  18.2 Wed 07 PM  18.2  18.4  18.5  18.5 01 PM 05/29


&&


LAT...LON 3291 9006 3314 8990 3330 8981 3322 8963
      3313 8969 3285 8987



$$

MSC089-163-290648-
/O.CON.KJAN.FL.W.0054.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/BTAM6.2.ER.150525T1145Z.150529T1200Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
748 PM CDT WED MAY 27 2015


The Flood Warning continues for
  The Big Black River Near Bentonia
* until further notice.
* At 7 PM Wednesday the stage was 23.1 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 22 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 25 feet by
  Friday morning.
* Impact...At 25 feet...Extensive flooding of agricultural land is
  occurring.

&&

              Flood    Observed        Forecast 7 AM      Crest
Location      Stg   Stg Day  Time   Thu   Fri   Sat Crest Time  Date

Lower Big Black River
Bentonia       22  23.1 Wed 07 PM  23.5  25.0  25.0  25.0 07 AM 05/29


&&


LAT...LON 3256 9064 3281 9012 3291 9006 3285 8987
      3272 8996 3245 9052



$$

MSC049-149-290647-
/O.CON.KJAN.FL.W.0056.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/BOVM6.1.ER.150527T0255Z.150530T1200Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
748 PM CDT WED MAY 27 2015


The Flood Warning continues for
  The Big Black River Near Bovina
* until further notice.
* At 7:15 PM Wednesday the stage was 28.2 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 28 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 31 feet by
  Saturday morning.
* Impact...At 31 feet...Low lying agricultural land near the river
  is flooded.

&&

              Flood    Observed        Forecast 7 AM      Crest
Location      Stg   Stg Day  Time   Thu   Fri   Sat Crest Time  Date

Lower Big Black River
Bovina         28  28.2 Wed 07 PM  28.6  30.0  31.0  31.0 07 AM 05/30


&&


LAT...LON 3217 9093 3224 9078 3256 9064 3245 9052
      3218 9065 3204 9102



$$



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