276  
WGUS84 KJAN 291507  
FLSJAN  
FLOOD STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON, MS  
1007 AM CDT FRI MAY 29 2015  
 
...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN  
MISSISSIPPI...  
 
BIG BLACK RIVER AT WEST AFFECTING ATTALA AND HOLMES COUNTIES  
BIG BLACK RIVER NEAR BOVINA AFFECTING HINDS AND WARREN 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 12 HOURS OF FORECAST RAINFALL IS USED FOR  
MOST SITES. ROUTINE 48 HOURS OF FORECAST RAINFALL IS USED ON TIBBEE  
CREEK...LUXAPALLILA CREEK...NOXUBEE RIVER...AND THE TOMBIGBEE RIVER.  
 
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION IS AVAILABLE AT:  
HTTP://AHPS.SRH.NOAA.GOV/AHPS2/INDEX.PHP?WFO=JAN  
 
THE NEXT REGULARLY SCHEDULED UPDATE IS EXPECTED TONIGHT BETWEEN 8 AND  
10 PM.  
 

 
 
MSC007-051-302107-  
/O.EXT.KJAN.FL.W.0055.000000T0000Z-150602T0442Z/  
/WSTM6.1.ER.150526T0642Z.150529T0745Z.150601T1342Z.NO/  
1007 AM CDT FRI MAY 29 2015  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE BIG BLACK RIVER AT WEST  
* UNTIL MONDAY EVENING.  
* AT 9:45 AM FRIDAY THE STAGE WAS 19.0 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 15.0 FEET.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER IS CURRENTLY CRESTING THEN WILL BEGIN TO SLOWLY  
FALL TO BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY MONDAY MORNING.  
* IMPACT...AT 19.0 FEET...THOUSANDS OF ACRES OF AGRICULTURAL LAND ARE  
UNDER WATER.  
 

 
 
FLOOD OBSERVED FORECAST 7 AM CREST  
LOCATION STG STG DAY TIME SAT SUN MON CREST TIME DATE  
 
UPPER BIG BLACK RIVER  
WEST 15 19.0 FRI 10 AM 18.3 17.1 15.2 CRESTING  
 

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

 
 
MSC049-149-301700-  
/O.EXT.KJAN.FL.W.0056.000000T0000Z-150530T1700Z/  
/BOVM6.1.ER.150527T0255Z.150529T0000Z.150530T0200Z.NO/  
1007 AM CDT FRI MAY 29 2015  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE BIG BLACK RIVER NEAR BOVINA  
* UNTIL SATURDAY AFTERNOON.  
* AT 9:15 AM FRIDAY THE STAGE WAS 28.2 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 28.0 FEET.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO SLOWLY FALL TO BELOW FLOOD  
STAGE BY TONIGHT.  
* IMPACT...AT 28.0 FEET...LOW-LYING AGRICULTURAL LAND NEAR THE RIVER  
BEGINS TO FLOOD.  
 

 
 
FLOOD OBSERVED FORECAST 7 AM CREST  
LOCATION STG STG DAY TIME SAT SUN MON CREST TIME DATE  
 
LOWER BIG BLACK RIVER  
BOVINA 28 28.2 FRI 09 AM 27.4 25.0 24.1 FALLING  
 

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

 
 
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