497  
WGUS84 KJAN 231508  
FLSJAN  
FLOOD STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON, MS  
1008 AM CDT WED APR 23 2014  
 
...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN  
MISSISSIPPI...  
 
BIG BLACK RIVER NEAR BENTONIA AFFECTING MADISON AND YAZOO COUNTIES  
BIG BLACK RIVER NEAR BOVINA AFFECTING HINDS AND WARREN COUNTIES  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
DO NOT DRIVE OR WALK THROUGH AREAS WHERE WATER COVERS ROADWAYS! THE  
WATER MAY BE DEEPER THAN IT APPEARS. PLEASE USE EXTREME CAUTION IF  
VENTURING NEAR RIVERBANKS. MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND IMMEDIATELY SHOULD  
RISING WATER THREATEN YOUR SAFETY. REMEMBER...TURN AROUND, DON'T  
DROWN!  
 
THE FORECASTS ARE BASED ON RAINFALL THAT HAS OCCURRED AND THAT WHICH  
IS FORECAST TO OCCUR OVER THE NEXT 12 HOURS FOR ALL SITES.  
 
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION IS AVAILABLE AT (USE LOWER CASE LETTERS)  
HTTP://AHPS.SRH.NOAA.GOV/AHPS2/INDEX.PHP?WFO=JAN  
 
THE NEXT REGULARLY SCHEDULED UPDATE IS EXPECTED TONIGHT BETWEEN 8 AND  
10 PM.  
 

 
 
MSC089-163-242108-  
/O.EXT.KJAN.FL.W.0022.000000T0000Z-140426T1400Z/  
/BTAM6.2.ER.140406T2105Z.140415T2300Z.140425T2300Z.NO/  
1008 AM CDT WED APR 23 2014  
   
..FLOOD WARNING EXTENDED UNTIL SATURDAY MORNING
 
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE BIG BLACK RIVER NEAR BENTONIA  
* UNTIL SATURDAY MORNING.  
* AT 9:00 AM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 25.1 FEET.  
* MODERATE FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MODERATE FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 22.0 FEET.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE FALLING AND WILL FALL BELOW  
FLOOD STAGE BY FRIDAY EVENING.  
 

 
 
FLOOD OBSERVED FORECAST 6AM CREST  
LOCATION STG STG DAY TIME THU FRI SAT CREST TIME DATE  
 
LOWER BIG BLACK RIVER  
BENTONIA 22 25.1 WED 09 AM 24.6 23.0 20.4 CONTINUED FALL  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3256 9064 3281 9012 3291 9006 3285 8987  
3272 8996 3245 9052  
 

 
 
MSC049-149-242107-  
/O.EXT.KJAN.FL.W.0023.000000T0000Z-140428T0100Z/  
/BOVM6.2.ER.140406T1415Z.140417T2300Z.140427T1000Z.NR/  
1008 AM CDT WED APR 23 2014  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE BIG BLACK RIVER NEAR BOVINA  
* UNTIL SUNDAY EVENING.  
* AT 9:00 AM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 36.1 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 28.0 FEET.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE FALLING AND WILL FALL BELOW  
FLOOD STAGE BY SUNDAY MORNING.  
 

 
 
FLOOD OBSERVED FORECAST 6AM CREST  
LOCATION STG STG DAY TIME THU FRI SAT CREST TIME DATE  
 
LOWER BIG BLACK RIVER  
BOVINA 28 36.1 WED 09 AM 34.8 33.4 31.4 CONTINUED FALL  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3217 9093 3224 9078 3256 9064 3245 9052  
3218 9065 3204 9102  
 

 
 
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