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Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning
Issued: 8:06 AM CDT Apr. 22, 2019 – National Weather Service


The Flood Warning continues for
the Big Black River near Bovina
* until further notice.
* At 7:15 am Monday the stage was 38.7 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 28.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue falling.
* Impact... at 38.0 feet... water is across the Road near the old
Highway 80 bridge. Extensive flooding of agricultural land is
occurring. Several local access roads are also underwater.



              Flood observed forecast 7 am crest
location stg stg day time Tue Wed Thu crest time date

Lower Big Black River
Bovina 28 38.7 Mon 07 am 38.6 38.5 38.3 slowly falling




Lat... Lon 3217 9093 3224 9078 3256 9064 3245 9052
      3218 9065 3204 9102






842 PM CDT sun Apr 21 2019


The Flood Warning continues for
the Mississippi River at Vicksburg
* until further notice.
* At 8:00 PM Sunday the stage was 46.7 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 43.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 48.0 feet Monday
may 06.
* Impact... at 48.0 feet... culverts in south Vicksburg west of Highway
61 south are full. Low lying businesses near the Railroad begin to
take on water.


              Flood observed forecast 7 am crest
location stg stg day time Mon Tue Wed crest time date

Lower Mississippi River
Vicksburg 43 46.7 sun 08 PM 46.9 47.0 47.1 48.0 07 am 05/06




Lat... Lon 3193 9129 3227 9105 3277 9123 3278 9101
      3226 9086 3187 9114






629 am CDT Tue Apr 16 2019

The National Weather Service in Jackson has extended the

* Flood Warning for...
northwestern Warren County in west central Mississippi...
northwestern Yazoo County in central Mississippi...
central Issaquena County in west central Mississippi...
southeastern Sharkey County in west central Mississippi...

* until 130 PM CDT Tuesday.

* Significant flooding is still ongoing in these areas due to
accumulated waters from the closure of the Steele bayou gates.

* The Steele bayou gates are now open though and The Backwaters are
slowly draining and slowly receding.

* Some locations that are still experiencing flooding include...
Valley Park, Redwood, Holly Bluff, Fitler, Eagle Bend, Onward and
Satartia.

* Major thoroughfares such as Highway 61 north and south are open,
but Highway 465 between Highway 61 and Eagle Lake, Highway 16
between Rolling Fork and Holly Bluff, and numerous smaller County
roads remain closed due to this flooding.


Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small
creeks and streams, country roads, farmland, and other low lying
spots.


Lat... Lon 3255 9109 3249 9099 3255 9108 3262 9100
      3286 9110 3288 9096 3276 9094 3282 9083
      3301 9075 3301 9066 3292 9066 3292 9045
      3274 9056 3272 9050 3265 9056 3264 9067
      3248 9079 3243 9087 3248 9111 3248 9112


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