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Flood Warning
Issued: 12:17 PM CST Feb. 22, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Forecast flooding increased from minor to moderate severity...

The Flood Warning continues for
the Mississippi River at Natchez.
* From Saturday March 03 to Monday March 19.
* At 11:00 am Thursday the stage was 40.1 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 48.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will rise above flood stage Saturday March 03
and will continue to rise to near 51.5 feet by Wednesday March 14.
* Flood history... this crest compares to a previous crest of 51.2 feet
on Mar 20 2016.
* Impact... at 51.0 feet... water is covering the roads in old downtown
area of Fort Adams.
* Impact... at 48.0 feet... Carthage Point Road becomes impassable.
* Impact... at 45.0 feet... water is under some buildings around Fort
Adams, Mississippi.
* Impact... at 44.0 feet... some camps and most access roads are flooded
along Lake Mary.
* Impact... at 43.0 feet... water covers Thornburg Lake Road in the area
known as anna's bottom which is north of Natchez. Also, Lake Mary
Road is under water.



              Flood observed forecast 6 am crest
location stg stg day time Fri Sat sun crest time date

Lower Mississippi River
Natchez 48 40.1 Thu 11 am 40.8 41.8 42.9 51.5 07 am 03/14




Lat... Lon 3101 9170 3130 9167 3193 9129 3187 9114
      3130 9147 3100 9154






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