976  
WGUS44 KJAN 171559  
FLWJAN  
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON, MS  
1059 AM CDT TUE APR 17 2018  
 
...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN JACKSON HAS ISSUED A FLOOD WARNING  
FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN LOUISIANA...MISSISSIPPI...  
 
MISSISSIPPI RIVER AT VICKSBURG AFFECTING MADISON...TENSAS...  
CLAIBORNE...JEFFERSON AND WARREN COUNTIES/PARISHES  
 
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!  
 
FORECASTS ARE BASED ON RAINFALL THAT HAS OCCURRED AND THAT WHICH IS  
FORECAST TO OCCUR. ROUTINE 24 HOURS OF FORECAST RAINFALL IS USED FOR  
ALL RIVERS EXCEPT FOR THOSE IN THE TOMBIGBEE RIVER SYSTEM WHICH  
INCLUDES TIBBEE CREEK, LUXAPALLILA CREEK, NOXUBEE RIVER,AND THE  
TOMBIGBEE RIVER MAINSTEM WHERE A ROUTINE OF 48 HOURS OF ADDITIONAL  
RAINFALL IS USED.  
 
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION IS AVAILABLE AT:  
HTTPS://WATER.WEATHER.GOV/AHPS2/INDEX.PHP?WFO=JAN  
 
THE NEXT REGULARLY SCHEDULED UPDATE IS EXPECTED TONIGHT BETWEEN 8 AND  
10 PM.  
 

 
 
LAC065-107-MSC021-063-149-182159-  
/O.NEW.KJAN.FL.W.0079.180417T1800Z-180424T0600Z/  
/VCKM6.1.ER.180417T1800Z.180422T1200Z.180423T1800Z.NO/  
1059 AM CDT TUE APR 17 2018  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN JACKSON HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLOOD WARNING FOR  
THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER AT VICKSBURG  
* UNTIL TUESDAY APRIL 24.  
* AT 10:00 AM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 42.9 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 43.0 FEET.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL JUST REACH FLOOD STAGE BY TOMORROW  
MORNING AND THEN HOLD STEADY FOR A FEW DAYS.  
* IMPACT...AT 43.0 FEET...JACKSON LANE IN NORTH VICKSBURG BEGINS TO  
FLOOD.  
 

 
 
FLOOD OBSERVED FORECAST 7 AM CREST  
LOCATION STG STG DAY TIME WED THU FRI CREST TIME DATE  
 
LOWER MISSISSIPPI RIVER  
VICKSBURG 43 42.9 TUE 10 AM 43.0 43.0 43.0 43.0 01 PM 04/17  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3193 9129 3227 9105 3277 9123 3278 9101  
3226 9086 3187 9114  
 

 
 
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