Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Jackson, MS

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WGUS44 KJAN 261406
FLWJAN
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON, MS
906 AM CDT TUE MAY 26 2015

...Forecast flooding changed from Minor to Moderate severity for the
following rivers in Mississippi...

  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. 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.


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.

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MSC089-163-272006-
/O.CON.KJAN.FL.W.0054.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/BTAM6.2.ER.150525T1145Z.150528T0600Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
906 AM CDT TUE MAY 26 2015

...Forecast flooding increased from Minor to Moderate severity...
The Flood Warning continues for
 The Big Black River Near Bentonia.
* until further notice.
* At 8:00 AM Tuesday the stage was 23.8 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 22.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 25.0 feet by
  early Thursday morning.
* Impact...At 25.0 feet...Extensive flooding of agricultural land is
  occurring.
* Impact...At 23.5 feet...Agricultural land near the river begins to
  flood.

&&

              Flood    Observed        Forecast 7 AM      Crest
Location      Stg   Stg Day  Time   Wed   Thu   Fri Crest Time  Date

Lower Big Black River
Bentonia       22  23.8 Tue 08 AM  24.6  25.0  25.0  25.0 01 AM 05/28


&&


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



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