315  
WGUS84 KJAN 221648  
FLSJAN  
FLOOD STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON, MS  
1148 AM CDT MON MAY 22 2017  
 
...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN  
ARKANSAS...MISSISSIPPI...  
 
MISSISSIPPI RIVER NEAR ARKANSAS CITY AFFECTING CHICOT...DESHA...  
BOLIVAR AND WASHINGTON COUNTIES  
 
MISSISSIPPI RIVER NEAR GREENVILLE AFFECTING CHICOT...EAST  
CARROLL...ISSAQUENA AND WASHINGTON COUNTIES  
 
MISSISSIPPI RIVER AT VICKSBURG AFFECTING MADISON...TENSAS...  
CLAIBORNE...JEFFERSON AND WARREN COUNTIES/PARISHES  
 
MISSISSIPPI RIVER AT NATCHEZ AFFECTING CONCORDIA...ADAMS AND  
WILKINSON 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 48 HOURS OF FORECAST RAINFALL IS USED FOR  
THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER.  
 
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION IS AVAILABLE AT:  
HTTP://WATER.WEATHER.GOV/AHPS2/INDEX.PHP?WFO=JAN  
 
THE NEXT REGULARLY SCHEDULED UPDATE IS EXPECTED TONIGHT BETWEEN 8 AND  
10 PM.  
 

 
 
ARC017-041-MSC011-151-232248-  
/O.EXT.KJAN.FL.W.0028.000000T0000Z-170601T0300Z/  
/ARSA4.2.ER.170510T0010Z.170521T0500Z.170531T1500Z.NO/  
1148 AM CDT MON MAY 22 2017  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER NEAR ARKANSAS CITY  
* UNTIL WEDNESDAY MAY 31.  
* AT 11:00 AM MONDAY THE STAGE WAS 42.0 FEET.  
* MODERATE FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MODERATE FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 37.0 FEET.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER IS CRESTING AND WILL BE NOT BEGIN A SUBSTANTIAL  
FALL FOR AT LEAST THE NEXT 2 DAYS.  
 

 
 
FLOOD OBSERVED FORECAST 6 AM CREST  
LOCATION STG STG DAY TIME TUE WED THU CREST TIME DATE  
 
LOWER MISSISSIPPI RIVER  
ARKANSAS CITY 37 42.0 MON 11 AM 42.1 42.0 41.6 CRESTING  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3340 9128 3357 9128 3413 9108 3412 9066  
3358 9106 3340 9105  
 

 
 
ARC017-LAC035-MSC055-151-232248-  
/O.CON.KJAN.FL.W.0029.000000T0000Z-170606T0200Z/  
/GEEM6.2.ER.170508T2113Z.170522T1400Z.170605T1400Z.NO/  
1148 AM CDT MON MAY 22 2017  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER NEAR GREENVILLE  
* UNTIL MONDAY JUNE 05.  
* AT 11:00 AM MONDAY THE STAGE WAS 54.2 FEET.  
* MODERATE FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MODERATE FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 48.0 FEET.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER IS CRESTING AND WILL NOT EXPERIENCE A  
SIGNIFICANT FALL FOR AT LEAST THE NEXT 3 DAYS.  
 

 
 
FLOOD OBSERVED FORECAST 6 AM CREST  
LOCATION STG STG DAY TIME TUE WED THU CREST TIME DATE  
 
LOWER MISSISSIPPI RIVER  
GREENVILLE 48 54.2 MON 11 AM 54.2 54.2 54.2 CRESTING  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3277 9123 3340 9128 3340 9105 3283 9101  
3277 9101 3278 9111  
 

 
 
LAC065-107-MSC021-063-149-232248-  
/O.CON.KJAN.FL.W.0030.000000T0000Z-170605T1800Z/  
/VCKM6.2.ER.170510T2000Z.170523T0600Z.170605T0600Z.NO/  
1148 AM CDT MON MAY 22 2017  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER AT VICKSBURG  
* UNTIL MONDAY JUNE 05.  
* AT 11:00 AM MONDAY THE STAGE WAS 48.1 FEET.  
* MODERATE FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MODERATE FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 43.0 FEET.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER IS NEAR CREST THIS MORNING. THE RIVER MAY  
DRIFT UPWARD A TENTH OR TWO BETWEEN TODAY AND TOMORROW. BEYOND  
TOMORROW, THE RIVER WILL REMAIN FAIRLY FLAT FOR A COUPLE OF DAYS  
BEFORE ANY SIGNIFCANT FALL OCCURS.  

 
 
FLOOD OBSERVED FORECAST 6 AM CREST  
LOCATION STG STG DAY TIME TUE WED THU CREST TIME DATE  
 
LOWER MISSISSIPPI RIVER  
VICKSBURG 43 48.1 MON 11 AM 48.3 48.2 48.1 NEAR CREST  
 

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

 
 
LAC029-MSC001-157-232248-  
/O.CON.KJAN.FL.W.0031.000000T0000Z-170609T1000Z/  
/NTZM6.2.ER.170509T0119Z.170524T0600Z.170608T2200Z.NO/  
1148 AM CDT MON MAY 22 2017  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER AT NATCHEZ  
* UNTIL FRIDAY JUNE 09.  
* AT 11:00 AM MONDAY THE STAGE WAS 54.4 FEET.  
* MODERATE FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MODERATE FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 48.0 FEET.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 54.8 FEET  
THURSDAY MORNING.  
* IMPACT...AT 55.0 FEET...POND ROAD IN FORT ADAMS IS FLOODED. EIGHT TO  
ELEVEN HOMES ARE UNDER WATER IN THE TOWNSHIP.  
 

 
 
FLOOD OBSERVED FORECAST 6 AM CREST  
LOCATION STG STG DAY TIME TUE WED THU CREST TIME DATE  
 
LOWER MISSISSIPPI RIVER  
NATCHEZ 48 54.4 MON 11 AM 54.6 54.8 54.8 54.8 07 AM 05/25  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3101 9170 3130 9167 3193 9129 3187 9114  
3130 9147 3100 9154  
 

 
 
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