Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Jackson, MS

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WGUS84 KJAN 040126
FLSJAN
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON, MS
826 PM CDT MON AUG 3 2015

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in
Louisiana...Mississippi...

  Mississippi River At Vicksburg affecting Madison and Tensas
  Parishes and Claiborne...Jefferson and Warren Counties

Mississippi River At Natchez affecting Concordia Parish and Adams
  and Wilkinson 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 over the next 12 hours.


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

&&

LAC065-107-MSC021-063-149-050300-
/O.CON.KJAN.FL.W.0063.000000T0000Z-150805T0300Z/
/VCKM6.1.ER.150706T0814Z.150728T1100Z.150804T1200Z.NO/
826 PM CDT MON AUG 3 2015


The Flood Warning continues for
  The Mississippi River At Vicksburg
* until Tuesday evening.
* At 8:00 PM Monday the stage was 44.0 feet and falling.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 43 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue falling and will fall below
  flood stage tomorrow.
* Impact...At 44.0 feet...Ford and Kings Subdivision at Pittman Road
  and Mary`s Alley begins to flood.
* Impact...At 43.5 feet...Long Lake Subdivision is completely flooded.
  Vicksburg Floodwall gates at train depot and the lumber yard gate 8
  are closed.
* Impact...At 43.0 feet...Jackson Lane in North Vicksburg begins to
  flood.

&&

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

Lower Mississippi River
Vicksburg      43  44.0 Mon  8 PM  43.0  41.8  40.4      Falling


&&


LAT...LON 3193 9129 3227 9105 3277 9123 3278 9101
      3226 9086 3187 9114



$$

LAC029-MSC001-157-050725-
/O.EXT.KJAN.FL.W.0061.000000T0000Z-150807T2230Z/
/NTZM6.2.ER.150701T2235Z.150727T1500Z.150807T0730Z.NO/
826 PM CDT MON AUG 3 2015

...Flood Warning extended until Friday afternoon...

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Mississippi River At Natchez
* until Friday afternoon.
* At 8:00 PM Monday the stage was 51.7 feet and falling.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 48 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue falling and will fall below
  flood stage by Friday.
* Impact...At 51.0 feet...Water is covering the roads in old downtown
  area of Fort Adams.
* Impact...At 48.0 feet...Carthage Point Road becomes impassable.
* Impact...At 47.0 feet...Water begins to enter the former Belwood
  Golf Course and Carthage Point Road area south of Natchez.


&&

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

Lower Mississippi River
Natchez        48  51.7 Mon  8 PM  51.4  50.2  49.1      Falling


&&


LAT...LON 3101 9170 3130 9167 3193 9129 3187 9114
      3130 9147 3100 9154



$$

DL




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