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WGUS84 KJAN 180209
FLSJAN
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON, MS
809 PM CST Sun Feb 17 2019





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

Mississippi River Near Arkansas City affecting Chicot...Desha...
Bolivar and Washington Counties
Mississippi River Near Greenville affecting Chicot...East
Carroll...Issaquena and Washington Counties
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:index.php?wfo=JAN

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

&&

ARC017-041-MSC011-151-190808-


809 PM CST Sun Feb 17 2019


The Flood Warning continues for
The Mississippi River Near Arkansas City
* from Tuesday afternoon to Thursday March 07.
* At 7:00 PM Sunday the stage was 36.2 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 37.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will rise above flood stage Tuesday February
19 and will continue to rise to near 39.5 feet Wednesday February
27.
* Flood history...This crest compares to a previous crest of 38.2 feet
on Jul 21 2015.
* Impact...At 40.0 feet...The low silt plain in front of Arkansas City
and Huntington Point Mississippi is underwater. Several river
access roads are also impassable.
* Impact...At 37.0 feet...The low silt plain in front of arkansas city
inside the levee system begins to flood along with widespread
bottomland flooding at huntington point mississippi.


&&

Flood Observed Forecast 6 AM Crest
Location Stg Stg Day Time Mon Tue Wed Crest Time Date

Lower Mississippi River
Arkansas City 37 36.2 Sun 07 PM 36.5 36.9 37.3 39.5 12 PM 02/27


&&


LAT...LON 3340 9128 3357 9128 3413 9108 3412 9066
3358 9106 3340 9105






ARC017-LAC035-MSC055-151-190808-


809 PM CST Sun Feb 17 2019


The Flood Warning continues for
The Mississippi River Near Greenville
* until Friday March 08.
* At 7:00 PM Sunday the stage was 47.9 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 48.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will rise above flood stage Monday February 18
and will continue to rise to near 51.5 feet Thursday February 28.
* Flood history...This crest compares to a previous crest of 50.6 feet
on Jul 21 2015.
* Impact...At 51.5 feet...Greenville boat store is inoperable for
towboat supplies.
* Impact...At 50.0 feet...Upper Lake Ferguson Road and Warfield Point
Park are closed.
* Impact...At 48.0 feet...Water begins to cover the dirt road leading
to the Farmers Grain terminal facility which is north of the
Greenville bridge.

&&

Flood Observed Forecast 6 AM Crest
Location Stg Stg Day Time Mon Tue Wed Crest Time Date

Lower Mississippi River
Greenville 48 47.9 Sun 07 PM 48.2 48.7 49.2 51.5 06 AM 02/28


&&


LAT...LON 3277 9123 3340 9128 3340 9105 3283 9101
3277 9101 3278 9111






LAC065-107-MSC021-063-149-190808-


809 PM CST Sun Feb 17 2019


The Flood Warning continues for
The Mississippi River At Vicksburg
* until Monday March 11.
* At 7:00 PM Sunday the stage was 43.2 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 43.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 47.0 feet
Saturday March 02.
* Flood history...This crest compares to a previous crest of 48.5 feet
on May 25 2017.
* Impact...At 45.2 feet...Vicksburg Floodwall Gate at South Street is
closed.
* Impact...At 45.0 feet...Ford and Kings Subdivision at Williams
Street begin to flood.
* Impact...At 44.6 feet...Residence on Williams Street in Vicksburg
begins to flood.
* Impact...At 44.0 feet...Ford and Kings Subdivision at Pittman Road
and Mary's Alley begins to flood.
* 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 6 AM Crest
Location Stg Stg Day Time Mon Tue Wed Crest Time Date

Lower Mississippi River
Vicksburg 43 43.2 Sun 07 PM 43.4 43.8 44.2 47.0 12 PM 03/02


&&


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






LAC029-MSC001-157-190808-


809 PM CST Sun Feb 17 2019


The Flood Warning continues for
The Mississippi River At Natchez
* until Friday March 15.
* At 7:00 PM Sunday the stage was 49.9 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 48.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 53.5 feet Monday
March 04.
* Flood history...This crest compares to a previous crest of 54.9 feet
on May 26 2017.
* Impact...At 53.0 feet...Some camps and houses are flooded around
Fort Adams.
* Impact...At 51.0 feet...Water is covering the roads in old downtown
area of Fort Adams.

&&

Flood Observed Forecast 6 AM Crest
Location Stg Stg Day Time Mon Tue Wed Crest Time Date

Lower Mississippi River
Natchez 48 49.9 Sun 07 PM 49.9 50.2 50.6 53.5 06 AM 03/04


&&


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






WGUS84 KJAN 171604
FLSJAN
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON, MS
1004 AM CST Sun Feb 17 2019

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

Mississippi River Near Arkansas City affecting Chicot...Desha...
Bolivar and Washington Counties

Mississippi River Near Greenville affecting Chicot...East Carroll...
Issaquena and Washington Counties

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:index.php?wfo=JAN

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

&&

ARC017-041-MSC011-151-182204-


1004 AM CST Sun Feb 17 2019

...Flood Warning extended until Thursday March 07...

The Flood Warning continues for
The Mississippi River Near Arkansas City
* from Tuesday afternoon to Thursday March 07.
* At 9:00 AM Sunday the stage was 36.1 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 37.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will rise above flood stage Tuesday February
19 and will continue to rise to near 39.5 feet Wednesday February
27.
* Impact...At 37.0 feet...The low silt plain in front of arkansas city
inside the levee system begins to flood along with widespread
bottomland flooding at huntington point mississippi.


&&

Flood Observed Forecast 6 AM Crest
Location Stg Stg Day Time Mon Tue Wed Crest Time Date

Lower Mississippi River
Arkansas City 37 36.1 Sun 09 AM 36.5 36.9 37.3 39.5 12 PM 02/27


&&


LAT...LON 3340 9128 3357 9128 3413 9108 3412 9066
3358 9106 3340 9105






ARC017-LAC035-MSC055-151-182204-


1004 AM CST Sun Feb 17 2019

...Flood Warning extended until Friday March 08...

The Flood Warning continues for
The Mississippi River Near Greenville
* until Friday March 08.
* At 9:00 AM Sunday the stage was 48.8 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 48.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 51.5 feet
Thursday February 28.
* Impact...At 51.5 feet...Greenville boat store is inoperable for
towboat supplies.
* Impact...At 50.0 feet...Upper Lake Ferguson Road and Warfield Point
Park are closed.


&&

Flood Observed Forecast 6 AM Crest
Location Stg Stg Day Time Mon Tue Wed Crest Time Date

Lower Mississippi River
Greenville 48 48.8 Sun 09 AM 48.2 48.7 49.2 51.5 06 AM 02/28


&&


LAT...LON 3277 9123 3340 9128 3340 9105 3283 9101
3277 9101 3278 9111






LAC065-107-MSC021-063-149-182204-


1004 AM CST Sun Feb 17 2019

...Flood Warning extended until Monday March 11...

The Flood Warning continues for
The Mississippi River At Vicksburg
* until Monday March 11.
* At 9:00 AM Sunday the stage was 43.1 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 43.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 47.0 feet
Saturday March 02.
* Impact...At 44.0 feet...Ford and Kings Subdivision at Pittman Road
and Mary's Alley begins to flood.
* 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.

&&

Flood Observed Forecast 6 AM Crest
Location Stg Stg Day Time Mon Tue Wed Crest Time Date

Lower Mississippi River
Vicksburg 43 43.1 Sun 09 AM 43.4 43.8 44.2 47.0 12 PM 03/02


&&


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






LAC029-MSC001-157-182204-


1004 AM CST Sun Feb 17 2019

...Flood Warning extended until Friday March 15...

The Flood Warning continues for
The Mississippi River At Natchez
* until Friday March 15.
* At 9:00 AM Sunday the stage was 49.8 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 48.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 53.5 feet Monday
March 04.
* Impact...At 53.0 feet...Some camps and houses are flooded around
Fort Adams.
* Impact...At 51.0 feet...Water is covering the roads in old downtown
area of Fort Adams.


&&

Flood Observed Forecast 6 AM Crest
Location Stg Stg Day Time Mon Tue Wed Crest Time Date

Lower Mississippi River
Natchez 48 49.8 Sun 09 AM 49.9 50.2 50.6 53.5 06 AM 03/04


&&


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