Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Jackson, MS

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WGUS84 KJAN 161718
FLSJAN
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON, MS
1118 AM CST Sat Feb 16 2019

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

  Mississippi River Near Arkansas City affecting Chicot...Desha...
  Bolivar and Washington Counties

  Mississippi River Near Greenville affecting Chicot...East Carroll...
  Issaquena and Washington Counties

  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.

&&

ARC017-041-MSC011-151-172317-
/O.EXT.KJAN.FL.W.0029.190219T0000Z-190305T1800Z/
/ARSA4.1.ER.190219T0000Z.190227T1800Z.190305T0600Z.NO/
1118 AM CST Sat Feb 16 2019

...Flood Warning extended until Tuesday March 05...

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Mississippi River Near Arkansas City
* from Monday evening to Tuesday March 05.
* At 10:00 AM Saturday the stage was 35.8 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 37.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will rise above flood stage Monday February 18
  and will continue to rise to near 39.5 feet Wednesday February 27.
* Impact...At 40.0 feet...The low silt plain in front of Arkansas City
  and Huntington Point Mississippi is underwater. Several river
  access roads are also impassable.


&&

              Flood    Observed        Forecast 6 AM      Crest
Location      Stg   Stg Day  Time   Sun   Mon   Tue Crest Time  Date

Lower Mississippi River
Arkansas City  37  35.8 Sat 10 AM  36.2  36.8  37.2  39.5 12 PM 02/27


&&


LAT...LON 3340 9128 3357 9128 3413 9108 3412 9066
      3358 9106 3340 9105



$$

ARC017-LAC035-MSC055-151-172317-
/O.EXT.KJAN.FL.W.0030.190216T1715Z-190307T0400Z/
/GEEM6.1.ER.190216T1227Z.190228T1200Z.190306T1600Z.NO/
1118 AM CST Sat Feb 16 2019

...Flood Warning extended until Wednesday March 06...

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Mississippi River Near Greenville
* from this morning to Wednesday March 06.
* At 10:00 AM Saturday the stage was 47.9 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 48.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will rise above flood stage Sunday February 17
  and will continue to rise to near 51.5 feet Thursday February 28.
* Impact...At 51.5 feet...Greenville boat store is inoperable for
  towboat supplies.
* Impact...At 50.0 feet...Upper Lake Ferguson Road and Warfield Point
  Park are closed.


&&

              Flood    Observed        Forecast 6 AM      Crest
Location      Stg   Stg Day  Time   Sun   Mon   Tue Crest Time  Date

Lower Mississippi River
Greenville     48  47.9 Sat 10 AM  47.9  48.4  48.9  51.5 06 AM 02/28


&&


LAT...LON 3277 9123 3340 9128 3340 9105 3283 9101
      3277 9101 3278 9111



$$

LAC065-107-MSC021-063-149-172317-
/O.EXT.KJAN.FL.W.0031.190217T1200Z-190310T0000Z/
/VCKM6.2.ER.190217T1200Z.190302T1200Z.190309T1200Z.NO/
1118 AM CST Sat Feb 16 2019

...Flood Warning extended until Saturday March 09...

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Mississippi River At Vicksburg
* from Sunday morning to Saturday March 09.
* At 10:00 AM Saturday the stage was 42.9 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 43.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will rise above flood stage Sunday February 17
  and will continue to rise to near 47.0 feet Saturday March 02.
* 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.


&&

              Flood    Observed        Forecast 6 AM      Crest
Location      Stg   Stg Day  Time   Sun   Mon   Tue Crest Time  Date

Lower Mississippi River
Vicksburg      43  42.9 Sat 10 AM  43.0  43.4  43.9  47.0 06 AM 03/02


&&


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



$$

LAC029-MSC001-157-172317-
/O.EXT.KJAN.FL.W.0133.000000T0000Z-190314T1700Z/
/NTZM6.2.ER.190104T1524Z.190304T1200Z.190314T0500Z.NO/
1118 AM CST Sat Feb 16 2019

...Flood Warning extended until Thursday March 14...

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Mississippi River At Natchez
* until Thursday March 14.
* At 10:00 AM Saturday the stage was 49.4 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 48.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 53.5 feet Monday
  March 04.
* Impact...At 53.0 feet...Some camps and houses are flooded around
  Fort Adams.
* Impact...At 51.0 feet...Water is covering the roads in old downtown
  area of Fort Adams.

&&

              Flood    Observed        Forecast 6 AM      Crest
Location      Stg   Stg Day  Time   Sun   Mon   Tue Crest Time  Date

Lower Mississippi River
Natchez        48  49.4 Sat 10 AM  49.7  50.1  50.5  53.5 06 AM 03/04


&&


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



$$




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