Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Mobile, AL

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WGUS44 KMOB 221609
FLWMOB
BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE, AL
1109 AM CDT Thu Jun 22 2017



...Observed Flooding Changed from Moderate to Minor Severity for the following
rivers in Mississippi...
...Forecast Flooding Changed from Moderate to Major Severity for the following
rivers in Mississippi...
  Chickasawhay At Leakesville affecting George...Greene and Wayne Counties.

.Heavy rainfall is forecast to occur over the next 24 hours. As a result...river
levels are forecast to rise and a flood warning is now in effect. It is
emphasized that the following forecast is based on the expected rainfall during
the next 24 hours. If less rainfall occurs...it may be necessary to revise this
stage forecast downward.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

SAFETY MESSAGE...
Stay tuned to developments by listening to NOAA Weather radio.

&&

MSC039-041-153-231609-
/O.CON.KMOB.FL.W.0042.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/LEKM6.3.ER.170618T0457Z.170624T1200Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1109 AM CDT Thu Jun 22 2017

...Forecast flooding increased from Moderate to Major severity...The Flood
Warning continues for
  the Chickasawhay At Leakesville
* until further notice.
* At 10AM Thursday the stage was...25.3 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring AND Major flooding is forecast
* Flood stage is 20 feet.
* The river will continue rising to near 31 feet by Saturday morning then
  begin a very slow fall thereafter.
* At 28 feet...Some flooding of homes east of the river is likely to occur as
  the level rises above 28 feet.
* At 26 feet...Flooding at the highway bridge begins when the level rises above 26
  feet.
* At 22 feet...Flooding of lowlands continues and some roads in low lying areas
  become cut off by high water.

&&

LAT...LON 3144 8857 3144 8846 3108 8854 3098 8873
 3100 8875 3110 8858

$$




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