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Flood Statement
National Weather Service Jackson MS
651 PM CST Fri Dec 2 2022

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

  Big Black River At West affecting Holmes and Attala Counties.

For the Big Black/Homochitto...including West, Bentonia, Bovina,
Rosetta...Minor flooding is forecast.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Forecast includes rainfall on the ground and 24 hours of additional
rainfall.

Additional information is available at
www.water.weather.gov/ahps2/index.php?wfo=JAN

The next statement will be issued Saturday morning at 700 AM CST.

&&


MSC007-051-031300-
/O.CON.KJAN.FL.W.0101.221204T0150Z-221206T0320Z/
/WSTM6.1.ER.221204T0150Z.221204T1800Z.221205T0920Z.NO/
651 PM CST Fri Dec 2 2022

...FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING TO LATE
MONDAY EVENING...

* WHAT...Minor flooding is forecast.

* WHERE...Big Black River At West.

* WHEN...From Saturday evening to late Monday evening.

* IMPACTS...At 17.0 feet, Several thousand acres of agricultural and
  lowland become inundated.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...
  - At 5:45 PM CST Friday the stage was 11.3 feet.
  - Forecast...The river is expected to rise above flood stage
    tomorrow evening to a crest of 16.5 feet early Sunday
    afternoon.
  - Flood stage is 15.0 feet.


&&

               Fld   Observed           Forecasts (6 pm CST)
Location       Stg   Stg   Day/Time     Sat   Sun   Mon

Big Black River
West           15.0  11.3  Fri 5 pm CST 14.6  16.2  12.9


&&

LAT...LON 3291 9006 3314 8990 3330 8981 3322 8963
      3313 8969 3285 8987


$$

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