525  
WGUS84 KJAN 220132  
FLSJAN  
FLOOD STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON, MS  
832 PM CDT SAT APR 21 2018  
 
...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN  
LOUISIANA...MISSISSIPPI..  
 
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 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.  
 
THE NEXT REGULARLY SCHEDULED UPDATE IS EXPECTED BETWEEN 8 AND 10 AM.  
 

 
 
LAC065-107-MSC021-063-149-221800-  
/O.CON.KJAN.FL.W.0079.000000T0000Z-180422T1800Z/  
/VCKM6.1.ER.180418T0414Z.180420T0100Z.180422T0600Z.NO/  
832 PM CDT SAT APR 21 2018  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER AT VICKSBURG  
* UNTIL SUNDAY AFTERNOON.  
* AT 8:00 PM SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS 43.0 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 43.0 FEET.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE FALLING AND WILL FALL BELOW  
FLOOD STAGE JUST AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT.  
 

 
 
FLOOD OBSERVED FORECAST 7 AM CREST  
LOCATION STG STG DAY TIME SUN MON TUE CREST TIME DATE  
 
LOWER MISSISSIPPI RIVER  
VICKSBURG 43 43.0 SAT 08 PM 42.9 42.8 42.6 FALLING  
 

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

 
 
LAC029-MSC001-157-230731-  
/O.CON.KJAN.FL.W.0016.000000T0000Z-180507T0600Z/  
/NTZM6.3.ER.180301T0530Z.180318T2000Z.180506T1800Z.NO/  
832 PM CDT SAT APR 21 2018  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER AT NATCHEZ  
* UNTIL MONDAY MAY 07.  
* AT 8:00 PM SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS 50.7 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 48.0 FEET.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER IS CRESTING WILL REMAIN STEADY OVER THE NEXT 24 HOURS  
BEFORE BEGINNING A SLOW FALL.  
* IMPACT...AT 51.0 FEET...WATER IS COVERING THE ROADS IN OLD DOWNTOWN  
AREA OF FORT ADAMS.  
 

 
 
FLOOD OBSERVED FORECAST 7 AM CREST  
LOCATION STG STG DAY TIME SUN MON TUE CREST TIME DATE  
 
LOWER MISSISSIPPI RIVER  
NATCHEZ 48 50.7 SAT 08 PM 50.7 50.7 50.5 CRESTING  
 

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

 
 
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