Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Jackson, MS

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WGUS84 KJAN 241534
FLSJAN
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON, MS
1033 AM CDT Wed May 24 2017

...The Flood Warning continues for the following river in Mississippi..

  Yazoo River At Yazoo City affecting Yazoo County

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 24 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.

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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MSC163-252133-
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/YZOM6.1.ER.170521T2257Z.170525T1800Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1033 AM CDT Wed May 24 2017


The Flood Warning continues for
  The Yazoo River At Yazoo City
* until further notice.
* At 10:00 AM Wednesday the stage was 29.5 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 29.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 29.6 feet early
  tomorrow afternoon.
* Impact...At 29.0 feet...Minor over bank is flooding is occurring
  along the river.

&&

              Flood    Observed        Forecast 6 AM      Crest
Location      Stg   Stg Day  Time   Thu   Fri   Sat Crest Time  Date

Lower Yazoo River
Yazoo City     29  29.5 Wed 10 AM  29.5  29.6  29.6    Near Crest


&&


LAT...LON 3262 9073 3285 9055 3302 9051 3301 9033
      3283 9042 3259 9062



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