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WGUS84 KJAN 220051
FLSJAN
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON, MS
651 PM CST Thu Feb 21 2019

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

Big Black River At West affecting Attala and Holmes Counties
Big Black River Near Bentonia affecting Madison and Yazoo Counties
Big Black River Near Bovina affecting Hinds and Warren Counties

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!

Please note that forecast crests are based upon rainfall that has
occurred along with forecast rainfall for the next 24 hours. River
forecasts in the Tombigbee River Basin have an additional 48 hours of
rainfall added. Rainfall amounts greater than forecast may take the
rivers higher.


Additional information is available at:
https:index.php?wfo=JAN

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

&&

MSC007-051-230649-


651 PM CST Thu Feb 21 2019


The Flood Warning continues for
The Big Black River At West
* until further notice.
* At 5:45 PM Thursday the stage was 22.7 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 23.0 feet
Saturday morning.
* Flood history...This crest compares to a previous crest of 22.0 feet
on Oct 15 2009.
* Impact...At 21.0 feet...Extensive flooding of agricultural land.


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Flood Observed Forecast 6 AM Crest
Location Stg Stg Day Time Fri Sat Sun Crest Time Date

Upper Big Black River
West 15 22.7 Thu 06 PM 22.6 23.0 22.6 23.0 06 AM 02/23


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






MSC089-163-230649-


651 PM CST Thu Feb 21 2019


The Flood Warning continues for
The Big Black River Near Bentonia
* until further notice.
* At 6:15 PM Thursday the stage was 21.2 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 22.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will rise above flood stage early tomorrow
afternoon and will continue to rise to near 27.5 feet Wednesday
evening February 27th.
* Flood history...This crest compares to a previous crest of 27.2 feet
on Jan 6 2019.
* Impact...At 26.5 feet...Flooding of agricultural land has more than
doubled in the last 1.5 feet rise.


&&

Flood Observed Forecast 6 AM Crest
Location Stg Stg Day Time Fri Sat Sun Crest Time Date

Lower Big Black River
Bentonia 22 21.2 Thu 06 PM 21.7 23.6 25.6 27.5 06 PM 02/27


&&


LAT...LON 3256 9064 3281 9012 3291 9006 3285 8987
3272 8996 3245 9052






MSC049-149-230649-


651 PM CST Thu Feb 21 2019


The Flood Warning continues for
The Big Black River Near Bovina
* until further notice.
* At 6:15 PM Thursday the stage was 26.1 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 28.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will rise above flood stage tomorrow morning
and will continue to rise to near 36.0 feet early Saturday
afternoon March 2nd.
* Flood history...This crest compares to a previous crest of 37.0 feet
on Jan 9 2019.
* Impact...At 32.5 feet...Water begins to cover Warrior's Trail Road.


&&

Flood Observed Forecast 6 AM Crest
Location Stg Stg Day Time Fri Sat Sun Crest Time Date

Lower Big Black River
Bovina 28 26.1 Thu 06 PM 27.7 31.8 30.9 36.0 12 PM 03/02


&&


LAT...LON 3217 9093 3224 9078 3256 9064 3245 9052
3218 9065 3204 9102






WGUS84 KJAN 211536
FLSJAN
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON, MS
936 AM CST Thu Feb 21 2019



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

Big Black River At West affecting Attala and Holmes Counties
Big Black River Near Bentonia affecting Madison and Yazoo Counties
Big Black River Near Bovina affecting Hinds and Warren Counties

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!

Please note that forecast crests are based upon rainfall that has
occurred along with forecast rainfall for the next 48 hours. Rainfall
amounts greater than forecast may take the rivers higher.


Additional information is available at:
https:index.php?wfo=JAN

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

&&

MSC007-051-222136-


936 AM CST Thu Feb 21 2019


The Flood Warning continues for
The Big Black River At West
* until further notice.
* At 8:45 AM Thursday the stage was 22.2 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will rise through this afternoon and then become
steady and then will continue rising to near 23.0 feet by early
Saturday afternoon.
* Flood history...This crest compares to a previous crest of 23.3 feet
on January 20, 2001.

&&

Flood Observed Forecast 6 AM Crest
Location Stg Stg Day Time Fri Sat Sun Crest Time Date

Upper Big Black River
West 15 22.2 Thu 09 AM 22.2 23.0 22.6 23.0 12 PM 02/23


&&


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






MSC089-163-222136-


936 AM CST Thu Feb 21 2019


The Flood Warning continues for
The Big Black River Near Bentonia
* until further notice.
* At 8:15 AM Thursday the stage was 21.1 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 22.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will rise above flood stage early tomorrow
afternoon and will continue to rise to near 27.5 feet Wednesday
evening.
* Flood history...This crest compares to a previous crest of 28.1 feet
on January 6, 2001.
* Impact...At 26.5 feet...Flooding of agricultural land has more than
doubled in the last 1.5 feet rise.
* Impact...At 25.0 feet...Extensive flooding of agricultural land is
occurring.
* Impact...At 23.5 feet...Agricultural land near the river begins to
flood.
* Impact...At 22.0 feet...Low lying woodland areas along the river
begins to flood.


&&

Flood Observed Forecast 6 AM Crest
Location Stg Stg Day Time Fri Sat Sun Crest Time Date

Lower Big Black River
Bentonia 22 21.1 Thu 08 AM 21.7 23.6 25.6 27.5 06 PM 02/27


&&


LAT...LON 3256 9064 3281 9012 3291 9006 3285 8987
3272 8996 3245 9052






MSC049-149-222136-


936 AM CST Thu Feb 21 2019


The Flood Warning continues for
The Big Black River Near Bovina
* until further notice.
* At 8:15 AM Thursday the stage was 26.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 28.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will rise above flood stage this evening and
will continue to rise to near 36.0 feet early Saturday afternoon.
* Flood history...This crest compares to a previous crest of 36.1 feet
on March 7, 2001.
* Impact...At 32.5 feet...Water begins to cover Warrior's Trail Road.
* Impact...At 32.0 feet...Several access roads along and near the
river are under water.
* Impact...At 28.0 feet...Low-lying agricultural land near the river
begins to flood.


&&

Flood Observed Forecast 6 AM Crest
Location Stg Stg Day Time Fri Sat Sun Crest Time Date

Lower Big Black River
Bovina 28 26.0 Thu 08 AM 31.2 31.7 30.9 36.0 12 PM 03/02


&&


LAT...LON 3217 9093 3224 9078 3256 9064 3245 9052
3218 9065 3204 9102






WGUS84 KJAN 210110
FLSJAN
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON, MS
710 PM CST Wed Feb 20 2019

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

Big Black River Near Bentonia affecting Madison and Yazoo Counties
Big Black River At West affecting Attala and Holmes Counties
Big Black River Near Bovina affecting Hinds and Warren Counties

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!

Please note that forecast crests are based upon rainfall that has
occurred along with forecast rainfall for the next 24 hours. River
forecasts in the Tombigbee River Basin have an additional 48 hours of
rainfall added. Rainfall amounts greater than forecast may take the
rivers higher.


Additional information is available at:
https:index.php?wfo=JAN

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

&&

MSC007-051-220711-


710 PM CST Wed Feb 20 2019


The Flood Warning continues for
The Big Black River At West
* until further notice.
* At 6:45 PM Wednesday the stage was 19.8 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 23.0 feet
Saturday morning.
* Flood history...This crest compares to a previous crest of 21.1 feet
on Apr 8 2014.
* Impact...At 21.0 feet...Extensive flooding of agricultural land.
&&

Flood Observed Forecast 6 AM Crest
Location Stg Stg Day Time Thu Fri Sat Crest Time Date

Upper Big Black River
West 15 19.8 Wed 07 PM 21.6 21.9 23.0 23.0 06 AM 02/23


&&


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






MSC089-163-220710-


710 PM CST Wed Feb 20 2019


The Flood Warning continues for
The Big Black River Near Bentonia
* from Thursday morning until further notice.
* At 6:15 PM Wednesday the stage was 20.6 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 22.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will rise above flood stage tomorrow morning
and will continue to rise to near 27.5 feet Wednesday evening February 27.
* Flood history...This crest compares to a previous crest of 27.2 feet
on Jan 6 2019.
* Impact...At 26.5 feet...Flooding of agricultural land has more than
doubled in the last 1.5 feet rise.
* Impact...At 25.0 feet...Extensive flooding of agricultural land is
occurring.
* Impact...At 23.5 feet...Agricultural land near the river begins to
flood.
* Impact...At 22.0 feet...Low lying woodland areas along the river
begins to flood.
* Impact...At 21.0 feet...Minor low land flooding occurs along the
river.


&&

Flood Observed Forecast 6 AM Crest
Location Stg Stg Day Time Thu Fri Sat Crest Time Date

Lower Big Black River
Bentonia 22 20.6 Wed 06 PM 21.7 24.6 25.7 27.5 06 PM 02/27


&&


LAT...LON 3256 9064 3281 9012 3291 9006 3285 8987
3272 8996 3245 9052






MSC049-149-220710-


710 PM CST Wed Feb 20 2019


The Flood Warning continues for
The Big Black River Near Bovina
* until further notice.
* At 6:15 PM Wednesday the stage was 26.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 28.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will rise above flood stage tomorrow evening
and will continue to rise to near 36.0 feet Saturday morning March 2nd.
* Impact...At 32.5 feet...Water begins to cover Warrior's Trail Road.
* Impact...At 32.0 feet...Several access roads along and near the
river are under water.
* Impact...At 28.0 feet...Low-lying agricultural land near the river
begins to flood.


&&

Flood Observed Forecast 6 AM Crest
Location Stg Stg Day Time Thu Fri Sat Crest Time Date

Lower Big Black River
Bovina 28 26.0 Wed 06 PM 26.6 31.2 31.6 36.0 06 AM 03/02


&&


LAT...LON 3217 9093 3224 9078 3256 9064 3245 9052
3218 9065 3204 9102