412  
WGUS84 KJAN 150143  
FLSJAN  
FLOOD STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON, MS  
843 PM CDT MON AUG 14 2017  
 
...THE FLOOD WARNING IS CANCELLED 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!  
 
FORECASTS ARE BASED ON RAINFALL THAT HAS OCCURRED AND THAT WHICH IS  
FORECAST TO OCCUR. ROUTINE 24 HOURS OF FORECAST RAINFALL IS USED FOR  
MOST SITES.  
 
THE NEXT REGULARLY SCHEDULED UPDATE IS EXPECTED BETWEEN 8 AND 10 AM.  
 

 
 
MSC007-051-150213-  
/O.CAN.KJAN.FL.W.0061.000000T0000Z-170815T1300Z/  
/WSTM6.1.ER.170811T1952Z.170813T0845Z.170814T2037Z.NO/  
843 PM CDT MON AUG 14 2017  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING IS CANCELLED FOR  
THE BIG BLACK RIVER AT WEST.  
* AT 7:45 PM MONDAY THE STAGE WAS 14.5 FEET.  
* THE RIVER FELL BELOW FLOOD STAGE AT 3:37 PM MONDAY.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 15.0 FEET.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TO 11.8 FEET WEDNESDAY  
MORNING.  
 

 
 
FLOOD OBSERVED FORECAST 6 AM CREST  
LOCATION STG STG DAY TIME TUE WED THU CREST TIME DATE  
 
UPPER BIG BLACK RIVER  
WEST 15 14.5 MON 08 PM 13.6 11.8 9.4  
 

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

 
 
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