Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Jackson, MS

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WGUS44 KJAN 221615
FLWJAN
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON, MS
1114 AM CDT Thu Jun 22 2017


...The National Weather Service in Jackson has issued a Flood Warning
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


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 all
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.

&&

MSC007-051-232214-
/O.NEW.KJAN.FL.W.0052.170624T0325Z-000000T0000Z/
/WSTM6.1.ER.170624T0325Z.170626T1200Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1114 AM CDT Thu Jun 22 2017

The National Weather Service in Jackson has issued a

* Flood Warning for
  The Big Black River At West
* from Friday evening until further notice.
* At 10:45 AM Thursday the stage was 10.7 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will rise above flood stage late tomorrow
  evening and will continue to rise to near 17.5 feet Monday
  morning.
* Impact...At 17.0 feet...Several thousand acres of agricultural and
  lowland become inundated.
* Impact...At 15.0 feet...Lowlands and agricultural land near the
  river begin to flood.

&&

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

Upper Big Black River
West           15  10.7 Thu 11 AM  12.8  15.8  17.0  17.5 07 AM 06/26


&&


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



$$

MSC089-163-232214-
/O.NEW.KJAN.FL.W.0053.170625T2230Z-000000T0000Z/
/BTAM6.1.ER.170625T2230Z.170627T0600Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1114 AM CDT Thu Jun 22 2017

The National Weather Service in Jackson has issued a

* Flood Warning for
  The Big Black River Near Bentonia
* from Sunday afternoon until further notice.
* At 10:00 AM Thursday the stage was 17.4 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 22.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will rise above flood stage Sunday afternoon
  and will continue to rise to near 24.0 feet  early Tuesday morning.
* Impact...At 23.5 feet...Agricultural land near the river begins to
  flood.
* Impact...At 22.0 feet...Low lying woodland areas along the river
  begins to flood.
* Impact...At 21.0 feet...Minor low land flooding occurs along the
  river.

&&

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

Lower Big Black River
Bentonia       22  17.4 Thu 10 AM  17.9  19.6  21.3  24.0 01 AM 06/27


&&


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



$$




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