Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Jackson, MS

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WGUS84 KJAN 190216
FLSJAN
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON, MS
916 PM CDT Wed Apr 18 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-MSC021-063-149-200816-
/O.EXT.KJAN.FL.W.0079.000000T0000Z-180420T1800Z/
/VCKM6.1.ER.180418T0414Z.180419T0100Z.180420T0600Z.NO/
916 PM CDT Wed Apr 18 2018

...Flood Warning extended until Friday afternoon...

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Mississippi River At Vicksburg
* until Friday afternoon.
* At 8:00 PM Wednesday the stage was 43.1 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 43.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue falling and will fall below
  flood stage Friday April 20.
* 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 7 AM      Crest
Location      Stg   Stg Day  Time   Thu   Fri   Sat Crest Time  Date

Lower Mississippi River
Vicksburg      43  43.1 Wed 08 PM  43.1  42.9  42.9    Falling


&&


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



$$

LAC029-MSC001-157-200816-
/O.CON.KJAN.FL.W.0016.000000T0000Z-180506T0000Z/
/NTZM6.3.ER.180301T0530Z.180318T2000Z.180505T1200Z.NO/
916 PM CDT Wed Apr 18 2018


The Flood Warning continues for
  The Mississippi River At Natchez
* until Saturday May 05.
* At 8:00 PM Wednesday the stage was 50.7 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 48.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 50.8 feet
  Thursday April 19th.
* 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   Thu   Fri   Sat Crest Time  Date

Lower Mississippi River
Natchez        48  50.7 Wed 08 PM  50.8  50.8  50.7  50.8 07 PM 04/19


&&


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



$$



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