Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Jackson, MS

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WGUS84 KJAN 220132
FLSJAN
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON, MS
832 PM CDT Sat Apr 21 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
all rivers  except for those in the Tombigbee River System which
includes Tibbee Creek,  Luxapallila Creek, Noxubee River,and the
Tombigbee River mainstem where a routine of 48 hours of additional
rainfall is used.

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

&&

LAC065-107-MSC021-063-149-221800-
/O.CON.KJAN.FL.W.0079.000000T0000Z-180422T1800Z/
/VCKM6.1.ER.180418T0414Z.180420T0100Z.180422T0600Z.NO/
832 PM CDT Sat Apr 21 2018


The Flood Warning continues for
  The Mississippi River At Vicksburg
* Until Sunday afternoon.
* At  8:00 PM Saturday the stage was 43.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 43.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue falling and will fall below
  flood stage just after midnight tonight.

&&

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

Lower Mississippi River
Vicksburg      43  43.0 Sat 08 PM  42.9  42.8  42.6 Falling


&&


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



$$

LAC029-MSC001-157-230731-
/O.CON.KJAN.FL.W.0016.000000T0000Z-180507T0600Z/
/NTZM6.3.ER.180301T0530Z.180318T2000Z.180506T1800Z.NO/
832 PM CDT Sat Apr 21 2018


The Flood Warning continues for
  The Mississippi River At Natchez
* Until Monday May 07.
* At  8:00 PM Saturday the stage was 50.7 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 48.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river is cresting will remain steady over the next 24 hours
  before beginning a slow fall.
* 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   Sun   Mon   Tue Crest Time  Date

Lower Mississippi River
Natchez        48  50.7 Sat 08 PM  50.7  50.7  50.5 Cresting


&&


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



$$




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