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Flood Warning
Issued: 8:28 PM CDT May. 22, 2017 – National Weather Service


The Flood Warning continues for
the Mississippi River at Vicksburg
* until Monday June 05.
* At 8:00 PM Monday the stage was 48.2 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 43.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river was near crest this morning. The river may
drift upward a tenth or two between tonight and tomorrow. Beyond
tomorrow, the river will remain fairly flat for a couple of days
before any signifcant fall occurs.
* 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 6 am crest
location stg stg day time Tue Wed Thu crest time date

Lower Mississippi River
Vicksburg 43 48.2 Mon 08 PM 48.3 48.2 48.1




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






Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 9:32 PM CDT May. 22, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect until 7 am CDT Tuesday...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of northeast Louisiana and Mississippi, including the
following areas in northeast Louisiana, Catahoula and
Concordia. In Mississippi, Adams, Clarke, Copiah, Covington,
Forrest, Franklin MS, Jasper, Jefferson, Jefferson Davis,
Jones, Lamar, Lauderdale, Lawrence, Lincoln, Marion, Simpson
and Smith.

* Until 7 am CDT Tuesday

* rainfall amounts of 2 to 4 inches, with locally higher
amounts, in a short period of time may lead to flash flooding.

* The flooding of roads, low lying areas, and areas with poor
drainage will be possible. If encountering flooded Road,
remember to turn around, don't drown.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.




Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 9:32 PM CDT May. 22, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect until 7 am CDT Tuesday...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of northeast Louisiana and Mississippi, including the
following areas in northeast Louisiana, Catahoula and
Concordia. In Mississippi, Adams, Clarke, Copiah, Covington,
Forrest, Franklin MS, Jasper, Jefferson, Jefferson Davis,
Jones, Lamar, Lauderdale, Lawrence, Lincoln, Marion, Simpson
and Smith.

* Until 7 am CDT Tuesday

* rainfall amounts of 2 to 4 inches, with locally higher
amounts, in a short period of time may lead to flash flooding.

* The flooding of roads, low lying areas, and areas with poor
drainage will be possible. If encountering flooded Road,
remember to turn around, don't drown.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.




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