Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Jackson, MS

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WGUS84 KJAN 231508
FLSJAN
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON, MS
1008 AM CDT WED APR 23 2014


...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN
MISSISSIPPI...

  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 ROADWAYS! THE
WATER MAY BE DEEPER THAN IT APPEARS. PLEASE USE EXTREME CAUTION IF
VENTURING NEAR RIVERBANKS. MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND IMMEDIATELY SHOULD
RISING WATER THREATEN YOUR SAFETY. REMEMBER...TURN AROUND, DON`T
DROWN!

THE FORECASTS ARE BASED ON RAINFALL THAT HAS OCCURRED AND THAT WHICH
IS FORECAST TO OCCUR OVER THE NEXT 12 HOURS FOR ALL SITES.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION IS AVAILABLE AT (USE LOWER CASE LETTERS)
HTTP://AHPS.SRH.NOAA.GOV/AHPS2/INDEX.PHP?WFO=JAN

THE NEXT REGULARLY SCHEDULED UPDATE IS EXPECTED TONIGHT BETWEEN 8 AND
10 PM.

&&

MSC089-163-242108-
/O.EXT.KJAN.FL.W.0022.000000T0000Z-140426T1400Z/
/BTAM6.2.ER.140406T2105Z.140415T2300Z.140425T2300Z.NO/
1008 AM CDT WED APR 23 2014

...FLOOD WARNING EXTENDED UNTIL SATURDAY MORNING...

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE BIG BLACK RIVER NEAR BENTONIA
* UNTIL SATURDAY MORNING.
* AT  9:00 AM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 25.1 FEET.
* MODERATE FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MODERATE FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 22.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE FALLING AND WILL FALL BELOW
  FLOOD STAGE BY FRIDAY EVENING.

&&

              FLOOD    OBSERVED        FORECAST 6AM       CREST
LOCATION      STG   STG DAY  TIME   THU   FRI   SAT CREST TIME  DATE

LOWER BIG BLACK RIVER
BENTONIA       22  25.1 WED 09 AM  24.6  23.0  20.4 CONTINUED FALL


&&


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



$$

MSC049-149-242107-
/O.EXT.KJAN.FL.W.0023.000000T0000Z-140428T0100Z/
/BOVM6.2.ER.140406T1415Z.140417T2300Z.140427T1000Z.NR/
1008 AM CDT WED APR 23 2014


THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE BIG BLACK RIVER NEAR BOVINA
* UNTIL SUNDAY EVENING.
* AT  9:00 AM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 36.1 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 28.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE FALLING AND WILL FALL BELOW
  FLOOD STAGE BY SUNDAY MORNING.


&&

              FLOOD    OBSERVED        FORECAST 6AM       CREST
LOCATION      STG   STG DAY  TIME   THU   FRI   SAT CREST TIME  DATE

LOWER BIG BLACK RIVER
BOVINA         28  36.1 WED 09 AM  34.8  33.4  31.4 CONTINUED FALL


&&


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



$$



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