Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Jackson, MS

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FLSJAN
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON, MS
956 PM CDT SAT JUL 4 2015




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

  Mississippi River Near Greenville affecting Chicot...East Carroll...
  Issaquena and Washington Counties
  Mississippi River At Vicksburg affecting Madison...Tensas...
  Claiborne...Jefferson and Warren Counties/Parishes

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

  Mississippi River At Natchez affecting Concordia...Adams and
  Wilkinson Counties/Parishes

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.

&&

ARC017-LAC035-MSC055-151-060856-
/O.EXT.KJAN.FL.W.0062.150706T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/GEEM6.1.ER.150706T0000Z.150715T1200Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
956 PM CDT SAT JUL 4 2015


The Flood Warning continues for
  The Mississippi River Near Greenville
* from Sunday evening until further notice.
* At  9:00 PM Saturday the stage was 47.3 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 48.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will rise above flood stage by Sunday July 05
  and will continue to rise to near 49.0 feet by Wednesday July 15.
* Impact...At 48.0 feet...Water begins to cover the dirt road leading
  to the Farmers Grain terminal facility which is north of the
  Greenville bridge.


&&

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

Lower Mississippi River
Greenville     48  47.3 Sat 09 PM  47.8  48.1  48.3  49.0 07 AM 07/15


&&


LAT...LON 3277 9123 3340 9128 3340 9105 3283 9101
      3277 9101 3278 9111



$$

LAC065-107-MSC021-063-149-060855-
/O.EXT.KJAN.FL.W.0063.150709T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/VCKM6.1.ER.150709T0000Z.150716T1200Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
956 PM CDT SAT JUL 4 2015


The Flood Warning continues for
  The Mississippi River At Vicksburg
* from Wednesday evening until further notice.
* At  9:00 PM Saturday the stage was 42.4 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 43.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will rise above flood stage by Wednesday July
  08 and will continue to rise to near 43.5 feet by Thursday July 16.
* 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.
* Impact...At 42.0 feet...Bunge Grain facility near St. Joseph
  Louisiana ceases loading operations. Chickasaw Road is going under
  water just west of Chickasaw Community.

&&

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

Lower Mississippi River
Vicksburg      43  42.4 Sat 09 PM  42.5  42.6  42.7  43.5 07 AM 07/16


&&


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



$$

LAC029-MSC001-157-060855-
/O.CON.KJAN.FL.W.0061.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/NTZM6.1.ER.150701T2235Z.150717T1200Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
956 PM CDT SAT JUL 4 2015


The Flood Warning continues for
  The Mississippi River At Natchez
* until further notice.
* At  9:00 PM Saturday the stage was 49.2 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 48.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 50.5 feet by
  Friday July 17.
* Impact...At 51.0 feet...Water is covering the roads in old downtown
  area of Fort Adams.


&&

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

Lower Mississippi River
Natchez        48  49.2 Sat 09 PM  49.3  49.4  49.6  50.5 07 AM 07/17


&&


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



$$



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