Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Jackson, MS

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WGUS44 KJAN 211518
FLWJAN
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON, MS
1018 AM CDT SAT MAR 21 2015

...Forecast flooding changed from Minor to Moderate severity for the
following rivers in Mississippi...
  Big Black River Near Bentonia affecting Madison and Yazoo 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 in the next 48 hours. 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.


Additional information is available at:
http://ahps.srh.noaa.gov/ahps2/index.php?wfo=jan

The next regularly scheduled update is expected tonight between 8 and
10 PM.

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MSC089-163-222118-
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1018 AM CDT SAT MAR 21 2015

...Forecast flooding increased from Minor to Moderate severity...
The Flood Warning continues for
 The Big Black River Near Bentonia.
* until further notice.
* At  9:00 AM Saturday the stage was 24.2 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 22.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 25.5 feet by
  early Monday morning.
* Impact...At 25.0 feet...Extensive flooding of agricultural land is
  occurring.

&&

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

Lower Big Black River
Bentonia       22  24.2 Sat 09 AM  25.1  25.5  25.4  25.5 01 AM 03/23


&&


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



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