505  
WGUS44 KJAN 230133  
FLWJAN  
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON, MS  
833 PM CDT SUN APR 22 2018  
 
...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN JACKSON HAS ISSUED A FLOOD WARNING  
FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN MISSISSIPPI...  
 
BIG BLACK RIVER AT WEST AFFECTING ATTALA AND HOLMES COUNTIES  
 
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!  
 
PLEASE NOTE THAT FORECAST CRESTS ARE BASED UPON RAINFALL THAT HAS  
OCCURRED ALONG WITH FORECASTRAINFALL FOR THE NEXT 24 HOURS. RAINFALL  
AMOUNTS GREATER THAN FORECAST MAY TAKE THE RIVERS HIGHER.  
 
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION IS AVAILABLE AT:  
HTTPS://WATER.WEATHER.GOV/AHPS2/INDEX.PHP?WFO=JAN  
 
THE NEXT REGULARLY SCHEDULED UPDATE IS EXPECTED BETWEEN 8 AND 10 AM.  
 

 
 
MSC007-051-240733-  
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/WSTM6.1.ER.180425T1912Z.180426T1200Z.000000T0000Z.NO/  
833 PM CDT SUN APR 22 2018  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN JACKSON HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLOOD WARNING FOR  
THE BIG BLACK RIVER AT WEST  
* FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.  
* AT 7:45 PM SUNDAY THE STAGE WAS 8.9 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 15.0 FEET.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE EARLY WEDNESDAY  
AFTERNOON AND WILL CONTINUE TO RISE TO NEAR 16.0 FEET THURSDAY  
MORNING.  
* IMPACT...AT 15.0 FEET...LOWLANDS AND AGRICULTURAL LAND NEAR THE  
RIVER BEGIN TO FLOOD.  
 

 
 
FLOOD OBSERVED FORECAST 7 AM CREST  
LOCATION STG STG DAY TIME MON TUE WED CREST TIME DATE  
 
UPPER BIG BLACK RIVER  
WEST 15 8.9 SUN 08 PM 13.6 14.2 14.4 16.0 07 AM 04/26  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3291 9006 3314 8990 3330 8981 3322 8963  
3313 8969 3285 8987  
 

 
 
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