Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Jackson, MS

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WGUS84 KJAN 260124
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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON, MS
824 PM CDT MON MAY 25 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

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.

&&

MSC007-051-270724-
/O.CON.KJAN.FL.W.0055.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/WSTM6.1.ER.150526T0459Z.150526T1800Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
824 PM CDT MON MAY 25 2015


The Flood Warning continues for the Big Black River At West
* until further notice.
* At 7:45 PM Monday the stage was 14.2 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will rise above flood stage by late tonight
  and will continue to rise to near 16.5 feet by early tomorrow
  afternoon.
* Impact...At 17.0 feet...Several thousand acres of agricultural and
  lowland become inundated.
* Impact...At 15.0 feet...Lowlands and agricultural land near the
  river begin to flood.

&&

              Flood    Observed        Forecast 7 AM      Crest
Location      Stg   Stg Day  Time   Tue   Wed   Thu Crest Time  Date

Upper Big Black River
West           15  14.2 Mon 08 PM  16.2  16.2  16.0  16.5 01 PM 05/26


&&


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



$$

MSC089-163-270724-
/O.EXT.KJAN.FL.W.0054.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/BTAM6.1.ER.150525T1145Z.150526T1200Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
824 PM CDT MON MAY 25 2015

...Flood Warning extended until further notice...

The Flood Warning continues for the Big Black River Near Bentonia
* until further notice.
* At 8:00 PM Monday the stage was 23.5 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 22.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 23.6 feet by
  tomorrow morning.
* Impact...At 23.5 feet...Agricultural land near the river begins to
  flood.
* Impact...At 22.0 feet...Low lying woodland areas along the river
  begins to flood.


&&

              Flood    Observed        Forecast 7 AM      Crest
Location      Stg   Stg Day  Time   Tue   Wed   Thu Crest Time  Date

Lower Big Black River
Bentonia       22  23.5 Mon 08 PM  23.6  23.5  23.1  23.6 07 AM 05/26


&&


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



$$




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