200  
WGUS84 KJAN 121628  
FLSJAN  
FLOOD STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON, MS  
1128 AM CDT SAT MAY 12 2018  
 
...THE FLOOD WARNING IS CANCELLED FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS  
IN MISSISSIPPI...  
 
YAZOO RIVER AT YAZOO CITY AFFECTING YAZOO COUNTY  
 
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.  
 

 
 
MSC163-121658-  
/O.CAN.KJAN.FL.W.0021.000000T0000Z-180514T0000Z/  
/YZOM6.1.ER.180225T0904Z.180318T1600Z.180512T1300Z.NO/  
1128 AM CDT SAT MAY 12 2018  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING IS CANCELLED FOR  
THE YAZOO RIVER AT YAZOO CITY.  
* AT 11:00 AM SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS 28.9 FEET.  
* THE RIVER FELL BELOW FLOOD STAGE AT 8:00 AM SATURDAY.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 29.0 FEET.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TO 28.8 FEET TOMORROW  
MORNING.  
* IMPACT...AT 29.0 FEET...MINOR OVER BANK IS FLOODING IS OCCURRING  
ALONG THE RIVER.  
 

 
 
FLOOD OBSERVED FORECAST 7 AM CREST  
LOCATION STG STG DAY TIME SUN MON TUE CREST TIME DATE  
 
LOWER YAZOO RIVER  
YAZOO CITY 29 28.9 SAT 11 AM 28.8 28.5 28.0 FALLING  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3262 9073 3285 9055 3302 9051 3301 9033  
3283 9042 3259 9062  
 

 
 
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