Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Jackson, MS

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WGUS84 KJAN 241559
FLSJAN
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON, MS
ISSUED BY National Weather Service Shreveport LA
1059 AM CDT Tue Apr 24 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!

Forecasts are based on rainfall that has occurred and that which is
forecast to occur. Routine 24 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://water.weather.gov/ahps2/index.php?wfo=jan

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

&&

LAC065-107-MSC021-063-149-252159-
/O.CON.KJAN.FL.W.0085.000000T0000Z-180505T1200Z/
/VCKM6.1.ER.180423T0331Z.180503T0600Z.180505T0000Z.NO/
1059 AM CDT Tue Apr 24 2018


The Flood Warning continues for
  The Mississippi River At Vicksburg, Mississippi.
* until Saturday May 05.
* At 10:00 AM Tuesday the stage was 42.9 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 43 feet.
* Forecast...Expect little change through Wednesday morning.  Expect
  a crest near 43.2 feet during May 3.
* 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.
* Impact...At 41.5 feet...Water reaches the slab of the first
  structure in the Chickasaw Bayou Subdivision.
* Impact...At 41.2 feet...Long Lake Road is under water starting where
  the low road to the island takes off south.  Access to Long Lake
  Community requires a boat. Chickasaw Road goes under water just
  west of the Chickasaw Community.
* Impact...At 41.0 feet...The storm water drain valves are closed at
  the flood gates along the Vicksburg Water Front.
* Impact...At 40.5 feet...Shady Lane Drive becomes impassable. Long
  Lake Road becomes impassable just north of Cypress Drive.
* Impact...At 39.5 feet...The Long Lake Road to Eagle Lake Road
  becomes impassable about 1 mile north of the Long Lake Community.
* Impact...At 38.8 feet...The Vicksburg FloodWall Gate at Crawford
  street is closed.
* Impact...At 36.5 feet...Water begins to affect the Long Lake
  Community. The low road to Kings Island becomes impassable.
* Impact...At 35.0 feet...Several thousand acres of farm,
  agricultural, and bottom land flood. In the Yazoo Backwater Area
  north of the city, hunting camps and forested land begin to flood.

&&

              Flood    Observed        Forecast 6 AM      Crest
Location      Stg   Stg Day  Time   Wed   Thu   Fri Crest Time  Date

Lower Mississippi River
Vicksburg      43  42.9 Tue 10 AM  42.9  42.5  42.1


&&


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



$$

LAC029-MSC001-157-252159-
/O.CON.KJAN.FL.W.0016.000000T0000Z-180510T0600Z/
/NTZM6.3.ER.180301T0530Z.180318T2000Z.180509T1800Z.NO/
1059 AM CDT Tue Apr 24 2018


The Flood Warning continues for
  The Mississippi River At Natchez, Mississippi.
* until Thursday May 10.
* At 10:00 AM Tuesday the stage was 50.8 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Expect little change through Wednesday morning.  Expect
  a crest near 51.1 feet during May 4.
* Flood stage is 48 feet.
* Impact...At 51.0 feet...Water is covering the roads in old downtown
  area of Fort Adams.
* Impact...At 48.0 feet...Carthage Point Road becomes impassable.
* Impact...At 47.0 feet...Water begins to enter the former Belwood
  Golf Course and Carthage Point Road area south of Natchez.
* Impact...At 45.0 feet...Water under some buildings around Fort
  Adams, Mississippi.
* Impact...At 44.0 feet...Some camps and most access roads are flooded
  along Lake Mary.
* Impact...At 43.0 feet...Water covers Thornburg Lake Road in the area
  known as Anna`s Bottom which is north of Natchez. Also, Lake Mary
  Road is under water.
* Impact...At 38.0 feet...Lowlands along the river in areas not
  protected by levees begin to flood. On both side of the river,
  there are areas that contain oil and gas wells; however, these are
  not affected until higher stages.


&&

              Flood    Observed        Forecast 6 AM      Crest
Location      Stg   Stg Day  Time   Wed   Thu   Fri Crest Time  Date

Lower Mississippi River
Natchez        48  50.8 Tue 10 AM  50.9  50.9  50.5


&&


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

$$

VIII/KSHV



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