Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Jackson, MS

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WGUS84 KJAN 261557
FLSJAN
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON, MS
1057 AM CDT Thu Apr 26 2018


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

  Mississippi River At Vicksburg affecting Madison...Tensas...
  Claiborne...Jefferson and Warren Counties/Parishes

  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!

Mississippi River forecasts are based on rainfall that has occurred
and that which is forecast to occur over the next 48 hours.

Additional information is available at:
https://water.weather.gov/ahps2/index.php?wfo=JAN

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

&&

LAC065-107-MSC021-063-149-272157-
/O.CON.KJAN.FL.W.0085.000000T0000Z-180507T0600Z/
/VCKM6.1.ER.180423T0331Z.180505T1800Z.180506T1800Z.NO/
1057 AM CDT Thu Apr 26 2018


The Flood Warning continues for
  The Mississippi River At Vicksburg
* until Monday May 07.
* At 10:00 AM Thursday the stage was 42.7 feet.
* Flood stage is 43.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue falling through early next week
  before once again rising to near flood stage by Saturday May 05.
* Impact...At 43.0 feet...Jackson Lane in North Vicksburg begins to
  flood.

&&

              Flood    Observed        Forecast 7 AM      Crest
Location      Stg   Stg Day  Time   Fri   Sat   Sun Crest Time  Date

Lower Mississippi River
Vicksburg      43  42.7 Thu 10 AM  42.6  42.4  42.3  43.0 07 AM 05/06


&&


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



$$

LAC029-MSC001-157-272156-
/O.EXT.KJAN.FL.W.0016.000000T0000Z-180513T0000Z/
/NTZM6.3.ER.180301T0530Z.180318T2000Z.180512T1200Z.NO/
1057 AM CDT Thu Apr 26 2018


The Flood Warning continues for
  The Mississippi River At Natchez
* until Saturday May 12.
* At 10:00 AM Thursday the stage was 50.5 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 48.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue falling through early next week
  before rising to near 51.0 feet by Monday May 07.
* 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   Fri   Sat   Sun Crest Time  Date

Lower Mississippi River
Natchez        48  50.5 Thu 10 AM  50.5  50.3  50.2  51.0 07 AM 05/07


&&


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



$$




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