Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Jackson, MS

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WGUS84 KJAN 290105
FLSJAN
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON, MS
805 PM CDT THU MAY 28 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.

&&

MSC007-051-300705-
/O.EXT.KJAN.FL.W.0055.000000T0000Z-150602T0936Z/
/WSTM6.1.ER.150526T0642Z.150529T0600Z.150601T1836Z.NO/
805 PM CDT THU MAY 28 2015

...Flood Warning extended until late Monday night...

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Big Black River At West
* until late Monday night.
* At 7:45 PM Thursday the stage was 18.9 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 15 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 19 feet by just
  after midnight tonight. The river will fall below flood stage by
  early Monday afternoon.
* Impact...At 19 feet...Thousands of acres of agricultural land are
  under water.

&&

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

Upper Big Black River
West           15  18.9 Thu 08 PM  19.0  18.4  17.3  19.0 01 AM 05/29


&&


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



$$

MSC089-163-300704-
/O.EXT.KJAN.FL.W.0054.000000T0000Z-150603T1259Z/
/BTAM6.1.ER.150525T1145Z.150527T1600Z.150602T2159Z.NO/
805 PM CDT THU MAY 28 2015

...Flood Warning extended until Wednesday morning...

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Big Black River Near Bentonia
* until Wednesday morning.
* At 7 PM Thursday the stage was 22 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 22 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 23 feet by
  Sunday morning. The river will fall below flood stage by Tuesday
  afternoon.
* Impact...At 23 feet...Low lying woodland areas along the river
  begins to flood.

&&

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

Lower Big Black River
Bentonia       22  22.0 Thu 07 PM  21.9  22.2  23.0  23.0 07 AM 05/31


&&


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



$$

MSC049-149-300704-
/O.EXT.KJAN.FL.W.0056.000000T0000Z-150601T0659Z/
/BOVM6.1.ER.150527T0255Z.150530T0600Z.150531T1559Z.NO/
805 PM CDT THU MAY 28 2015

...Flood Warning extended until late Sunday night...

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Big Black River Near Bovina
* until late Sunday night.
* At 7:15 PM Thursday the stage was 28.3 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 28 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 29 feet by
  early Saturday morning. The river will fall below flood stage by
  late Sunday morning.
* Impact...At 29 feet...Low-lying agricultural land near the river
  is flooded.

&&

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

Lower Big Black River
Bovina         28  28.3 Thu 07 PM  28.5  28.9  28.2  29.0 01 AM 05/30


&&


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



$$




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