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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON, MS
743 PM CDT THU APR 24 2014





...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN
MISSISSIPPI..

  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 ROADWAYS! THE
WATER MAY BE DEEPER THAN IT APPEARS. PLEASE USE EXTREME CAUTION IF
VENTURING NEAR RIVERBANKS. MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND IMMEDIATELY SHOULD
RISING WATER THREATEN YOUR SAFETY. REMEMBER...TURN AROUND, DON`T
DROWN!

THE FORECASTS ARE BASED ON RAINFALL THAT HAS OCCURRED AND THAT WHICH
IS FORECAST TO OCCUR OVER THE NEXT 12 HOURS FOR ALL SITES. 48 HOURS
QPF IS ROUTINELY USED FOR TIBBEE CREEK...LUXAPALLILA CREEK...THE
NOXUBEE RIVER...AND THE TOMBIGEE RIVER.


THE NEXT REGULARLY SCHEDULED UPDATE IS EXPECTED BETWEEN 8 AND 10 AM.

&&

MSC049-149-260643-
/O.CON.KJAN.FL.W.0023.000000T0000Z-140428T0154Z/
/BOVM6.2.ER.140406T1415Z.140417T2300Z.140427T1054Z.NR/
743 PM CDT THU APR 24 2014


THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE BIG BLACK RIVER NEAR BOVINA
* UNTIL SUNDAY EVENING.
* AT  7:00 PM THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS 34.8 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 28.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE FALLING AND WILL FALL BELOW
  FLOOD STAGE BY SUNDAY MORNING.
* IMPACT...AT 32.5 FEET...WATER COVERS WARRIOR`S TRAIL ROAD.



&&

              FLOOD    OBSERVED        FORECAST 6AM       CREST
LOCATION      STG   STG DAY  TIME   FRI   SAT   SUN CREST TIME  DATE

LOWER BIG BLACK RIVER
BOVINA         28  34.8 THU 07 PM  33.9  31.3  27.8     SLOW FALL


&&


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



$$





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