Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Jackson, MS

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WGUS84 KJAN 231537
FLSJAN
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON, MS
1037 AM CDT Fri Jun 23 2017



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

  Chickasawhay River At Enterprise affecting Clarke County
  Tallahala Creek At Laurel affecting Jones 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. 48 hours of forecast rainfall is used for river
forecast points today.

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.

&&

MSC067-242137-
/O.CON.KJAN.FL.W.0045.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/LURM6.1.ER.170622T0815Z.170625T0000Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1037 AM CDT Fri Jun 23 2017


The Flood Warning continues for
  The Tallahala Creek At Laurel
* until further notice.
* At  9:45 AM Friday the stage was 13.1 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 13.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will once again begin rising from water
  coming from Jasper County. The river will rise to near 16.0 feet
  tomorrow evening.
* Impact...At 16.0 feet...Water begins to cover Old Sandersville Road.

&&

              Flood    Observed        Forecast 6 AM      Crest
Location      Stg   Stg Day  Time   Sat   Sun   Mon Crest Time  Date

Tallahala Creek
Laurel         13  13.1 Fri 10 AM  15.0  15.8  15.5  16.0 07 PM 06/24


&&


LAT...LON 3137 8915 3156 8923 3181 8913 3182 8902
      3156 8911 3140 8914



$$

MSC023-242136-
/O.EXT.KJAN.FL.W.0047.000000T0000Z-170626T1640Z/
/ENSM6.1.ER.170624T0336Z.170625T0000Z.170626T0440Z.NO/
1037 AM CDT Fri Jun 23 2017

...Flood Warning extended until Monday morning...

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Chickasawhay River At Enterprise
* until Monday morning.
* At 10:00 AM Friday the stage was 23.7 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 25.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will rise above flood stage tonight and will
  continue to rise to near 28.0 feet tomorrow evening.
* Impact...At 25.0 feet...Water beginning to overflow banks from the
  confluence of Chunky River and Okatibbee Creek to approximately 3
  miles downstream.

&&

              Flood    Observed        Forecast 6 AM      Crest
Location      Stg   Stg Day  Time   Sat   Sun   Mon Crest Time  Date

Chickasawhay River
Enterprise     25  23.7 Fri 10 AM  26.8  27.0  23.7  28.0 07 PM 06/24


&&


LAT...LON 3200 8878 3208 8883 3216 8890 3220 8879
      3211 8873 3205 8868



$$




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