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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON, MS
812 PM CDT FRI MAY 29 2015

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

  Big Black River At West affecting Attala and Holmes 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.


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

&&

MSC007-051-310712-
/O.EXT.KJAN.FL.W.0055.000000T0000Z-150603T0442Z/
/WSTM6.1.ER.150526T0642Z.150529T0745Z.150602T1342Z.NO/
812 PM CDT FRI MAY 29 2015

...Flood Warning extended until Tuesday evening...

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Big Black River At West
* until Tuesday evening.
* At 7:45 PM Friday the stage was 18.9 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 15 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue falling and will fall below
  flood stage by Tuesday morning.
* Impact...At 19.0 feet...Thousands of acres of agricultural land are
  under water.

&&

              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 08 PM  18.6  17.8  16.8  SLOWLY FALLING


&&


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



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