Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Jackson, MS

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WGUS84 KJAN 191602
FLSJAN
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON, MS
1102 AM CDT Thu Apr 19 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.

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.

&&

LAC065-107-MSC021-063-149-202202-
/O.EXT.KJAN.FL.W.0079.000000T0000Z-180421T0000Z/
/VCKM6.1.ER.180418T0414Z.180419T0100Z.180420T1200Z.NO/
1102 AM CDT Thu Apr 19 2018

...Flood Warning extended until Friday evening...

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Mississippi River At Vicksburg
* until Friday evening.
* At  7:00 AM Thursday the stage was 43.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 43.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river is cresting and will fall below
  flood stage tomorrow.
&&

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

Lower Mississippi River
Vicksburg      43  43.0 Thu 07 AM  43.0  42.9  42.8 Cresting

&&


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



$$

LAC029-MSC001-157-202201-
/O.EXT.KJAN.FL.W.0016.000000T0000Z-180506T1500Z/
/NTZM6.3.ER.180301T0530Z.180318T2000Z.180506T0300Z.NO/
1102 AM CDT Thu Apr 19 2018

...Flood Warning extended until Sunday May 06...

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Mississippi River At Natchez
* until Sunday May 06.
* At 10:00 AM Thursday the stage was 50.8 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 48.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river is near crest and should begin
  a very slow fall tomorrow.


&&

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

Lower Mississippi River
Natchez        48  50.8 Thu 10 AM  50.8  50.7  50.7 Near Crest


&&


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



$$




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