Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Jackson, MS

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WGUS84 KJAN 271648
FLSJAN
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON, MS
1048 AM CST FRI FEB 27 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
  Big Black River Near Bovina affecting Hinds and Warren 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://ahps.srh.noaa.gov/ahps2/index.php?wfo=jan

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

&&

MSC007-051-282248-
/O.CON.KJAN.FL.W.0014.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/WSTM6.1.ER.150223T0126Z.150226T0700Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1048 AM CST FRI FEB 27 2015


The Flood Warning continues for
  The Big Black River At West
* until further notice.
* At  9:45 AM Friday the stage was 18.9 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue to slowly fall.


&&

              Flood    Observed        Forecast 7 AM      Crest
Location      Stg   Stg Day  Time   Sat   Sun   Mon Crest Time  Date

Upper Big Black River
West           15  18.9 Fri 10 AM  18.4  17.8  17.3 Falling


&&


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



$$

MSC089-163-282247-
/O.CON.KJAN.FL.W.0015.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/BTAM6.2.ER.150223T1800Z.150301T1800Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1048 AM CST FRI FEB 27 2015


The Flood Warning continues for
  The Big Black River Near Bentonia
* until further notice.
* At 10:00 AM Friday the stage was 25.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 22.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 25.5 feet by
  Sunday evening.
* Impact...At 25.0 feet...Extensive flooding of agricultural land is
  occurring.

&&

              Flood    Observed        Forecast 7 AM      Crest
Location      Stg   Stg Day  Time   Sat   Sun   Mon Crest Time  Date

Lower Big Black River
Bentonia       22  25.0 Fri 10 AM  25.3  25.4  25.5  25.5 06 PM 03/01


&&


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



$$

MSC049-149-282247-
/O.CON.KJAN.FL.W.0016.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/BOVM6.1.ER.150227T1800Z.150303T1800Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1048 AM CST FRI FEB 27 2015


The Flood Warning continues for
  The Big Black River Near Bovina
* until further notice.
* At 10:15 AM Friday the stage was 27.9 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 28.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will rise above flood stage by this afternoon
  and will continue to rise to near 30.1 feet by Wednesday morning.
* Impact...At 28.0 feet...Low-lying agricultural land near the river
  begins to flood.

&&

              Flood    Observed        Forecast 7 AM      Crest
Location      Stg   Stg Day  Time   Sat   Sun   Mon Crest Time  Date

Lower Big Black River
Bovina         28  27.9 Fri 10 AM  28.2  28.9  29.6  30.1 06 AM 03/04


&&


LAT...LON 3217 9093 3224 9078 3256 9064 3245 9052
      3218 9065 3204 9102



$$




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