Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Jackson, MS

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WGUS84 KJAN 210138
FLSJAN
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON, MS
838 PM CDT Fri Apr 20 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 between 8 and 10 AM.

&&

LAC065-107-MSC021-063-149-220738-
/O.CON.KJAN.FL.W.0079.000000T0000Z-180423T1800Z/
/VCKM6.1.ER.180418T0414Z.180420T0100Z.180423T0600Z.NO/
838 PM CDT Fri Apr 20 2018


The Flood Warning continues for
  The Mississippi River At Vicksburg
* until Monday afternoon.
* At 8:00 PM Friday the stage was 43.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 43.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river is cresting and will remain nearly steady for
  the next day or so before beginning to fall slowly.

&&

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

Lower Mississippi River
Vicksburg      43  43.0 Fri 08 PM  43.0  43.0  42.9     Cresting


&&


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



$$

LAC029-MSC001-157-220737-
/O.CON.KJAN.FL.W.0016.000000T0000Z-180506T0600Z/
/NTZM6.3.ER.180301T0530Z.180318T2000Z.180505T1800Z.NO/
838 PM CDT Fri Apr 20 2018


The Flood Warning continues for
  The Mississippi River At Natchez
* until Sunday May 06.
* At 8:00 PM Friday the stage was 50.7 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 48.0 feet.
* Flood history...This crest compares to a previous crest of 51.2 feet
  on Mar 20 2016.
* Forecast...The river remains near crest and will remain nearly steady
  for the next few days before beginning to fall slowly.

&&

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

Lower Mississippi River
Natchez        48  50.7 Fri 08 PM  50.8  50.8  50.8     Near crest


&&


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



$$



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