Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Jackson, MS

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WGUS44 KJAN 181345
FLWJAN
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON, MS
745 AM CST Sun Feb 18 2018




...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!


Additional information is available at:
http://water.weather.gov/ahps2/index.php?wfo=jan

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

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MSC089-163-191945-
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745 AM CST Sun Feb 18 2018

...Forecast flooding increased from Minor to Moderate severity...
The Flood Warning continues for
 The Big Black River Near Bentonia.
* until late Wednesday night.
* At  7:15 AM Sunday the stage was 24.8 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 22.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 25.0 feet  this
  evening. The river will fall below flood stage Wednesday afternoon.
* Impact...At 25.0 feet...Extensive flooding of agricultural land is
  occurring.


&&

              Flood    Observed        Forecast 6 AM      Crest
Location      Stg   Stg Day  Time   Mon   Tue   Wed Crest Time  Date

Lower Big Black River
Bentonia       22  24.8 Sun 07 AM  24.9  23.8  22.5  25.0 06 PM 02/18


&&


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



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