317  
WGUS84 KMEG 250249  
FLSMEG  
FLOOD STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEMPHIS TN  
849 PM CST SAT FEB 24 2018  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE COLDWATER RIVER...LITTLE  
TALLAHATCHIE CANAL...TALLAHATCHIE RIVER...TOMBIGBEE RIVER.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A FOLLOWUP FLOOD STATEMENT WILL BE ISSUED TOMORROW OR SOONER IF  
CONDITIONS WARRANT.  
 
FOR GRAPHICAL RIVER AND FLOOD INFORMATION...PLEASE GO TO  
WWW.WEATHER.GOV AND CLICK NEAR MEMPHIS ON THE MAP. THEN SELECT RIVERS  
AND LAKES AHPS UNDER CURRENT CONDITIONS.  
 
DO NOT DRIVE THROUGH FLOODED AREAS...TURN AROUND DON'T DROWN.  
 
STAY TUNED TO YOUR WEATHER RADIO AND YOUR LOCAL NEWS MEDIA FOR THE  
LATEST RIVER INFORMATION.  
 

 
 
MSC137-143-260248-  
/O.CON.KMEG.FL.W.0033.000000T0000Z-180226T0824Z/  
/SARM6.1.ER.180222T0710Z.180222T2100Z.180226T0224Z.NO/  
849 PM CST SAT FEB 24 2018  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE COLDWATER RIVER NEAR SARAH  
* UNTIL SUNDAY FEBRUARY 25.  
* AT 08 PM SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS 11.2 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* MAXIMUM FORECAST STAGE OF 20.0 FEET ON SUNDAY FEBRUARY 25.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 18.0 FEET.  
* FORECAST TO RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY SUNDAY FEBRUARY 25 AND  
CONTINUE TO RISE TO NEAR 20.0 FEET BY SUNDAY FEBRUARY 25.THE RIVER  
WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY SUNDAY FEBRUARY 25.  
* AT 20.0 FEET...SEVERAL HOMES IN MARKS ARE FLOODED. FARM LAND  
FLOODING IS WIDEPREAD.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3481 9028 3481 9014 3452 9013 3452 9033  
3475 9033  
 

 
 
MSC119-260248-  
/O.CON.KMEG.FL.W.0019.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/  
/MKSM6.2.ER.180222T1330Z.180227T1800Z.000000T0000Z.NR/  
849 PM CST SAT FEB 24 2018  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE COLDWATER RIVER AT MARKS  
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.  
* AT 08 PM SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS 40.3 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MODERATE FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* MAXIMUM FORECAST STAGE OF 41.0 FEET ON TUESDAY FEBRUARY 27.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 39.0 FEET.  
* THE RIVER ROSE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE THURSDAY FEBRUARY 22 AND WILL  
CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 41.0 FEET BY TUESDAY FEBRUARY 27 THEN  
BEGIN FALLING.  
* AT 41.0 FEET...WIDESPREAD FLOODING OF RESIDENTIAL AREAS AND  
FARMLAND IS OCCURRING IN NORTHERN QUITMAN COUNTY. NUMEROUS  
SECONDARY ROADS ARE FLOODED  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3452 9042 3452 9013 3437 9007 3421 9010  
3421 9046 3443 9045  
 

 
 
MSC119-260248-  
/O.CON.KMEG.FL.W.0020.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/  
/LMGM6.1.ER.180223T0500Z.180301T0000Z.000000T0000Z.NO/  
849 PM CST SAT FEB 24 2018  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE TALLAHATCHIE RIVER NEAR LAMBERT  
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.  
* AT 08 PM SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS 32.6 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* MAXIMUM FORECAST STAGE OF 33.5 FEET ON WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 28.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 32.0 FEET.  
* THE RIVER ROSE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE THURSDAY FEBRUARY 22 AND WILL  
CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 33.5 FEET BY WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 28 THEN  
BEGIN FALLING.  
* AT 33.5 FEET...FLOODING IS OCCURRING AROUND MARKS AND LAMBERT.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3421 9046 3421 9010 3416 9013 3404 9013  
3401 9021 3408 9046  
 

 
 
MSC135-260248-  
/O.CON.KMEG.FL.W.0021.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/  
/LOGM6.1.ER.180223T0600Z.180226T0000Z.000000T0000Z.NO/  
849 PM CST SAT FEB 24 2018  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE TALLAHATCHIE RIVER AT LOCOPOLIS  
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.  
* AT 08 PM SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS 33.0 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* MAXIMUM FORECAST STAGE OF 33.5 FEET ON SUNDAY FEBRUARY 25.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 33.0 FEET.  
* THE RIVER ROSE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE FRIDAY FEBRUARY 23 AND WILL  
CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 33.5 FEET BY SUNDAY FEBRUARY 25 THEN BEGIN  
FALLING.  
* AT 34.0 FEET...WIDESPREAD FARMLAND FLOODING IN QUITMAN AND  
TALLAHATCHIE COUNTIES  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3408 9046 3401 9021 3406 9005 3389 9005  
3390 9033 3398 9046  
 

 
 
MSC135-260248-  
/O.CON.KMEG.FL.W.0022.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/  
/SWNM6.1.ER.180222T2110Z.180227T1200Z.000000T0000Z.NO/  
849 PM CST SAT FEB 24 2018  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE TALLAHATCHIE RIVER NEAR SWAN LAKE  
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.  
* AT 08 PM SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS 27.0 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* MAXIMUM FORECAST STAGE OF 28.0 FEET ON TUESDAY FEBRUARY 27.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 26.0 FEET.  
* THE RIVER ROSE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE THURSDAY FEBRUARY 22 AND WILL  
CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 28.0 FEET BY TUESDAY FEBRUARY 27 THEN  
BEGIN FALLING.  
* AT 28.0 FEET...FLOODING IS OCCURRING ON FARMLAND NEAR THE RIVER.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3398 9046 3390 9033 3389 9005 3381 9002  
3381 9046  
 

 
 
MSC071-093-145-260248-  
/O.CON.KMEG.FL.W.0034.000000T0000Z-180227T0120Z/  
/ETAM6.1.ER.180223T0215Z.180223T1345Z.180226T1920Z.NO/  
849 PM CST SAT FEB 24 2018  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE LITTLE TALLAHATCHIE CANAL AT LITTLE TALLAHATCHIE RIVER AT ETTA  
NEAR NEW ALBANY  
* FROM SUNDAY FEBRUARY 25 UNTIL MONDAY FEBRUARY 26.  
* AT 08 PM SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS 22.4 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* MAXIMUM FORECAST STAGE OF 26.0 FEET ON MONDAY FEBRUARY 26.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 25.0 FEET.  
* FORECAST TO RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY SUNDAY FEBRUARY 25 AND  
CONTINUE TO RISE TO NEAR 26.0 FEET BY MONDAY FEBRUARY 26.THE RIVER  
WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY MONDAY FEBRUARY 26.  
* AT 26.0 FEET...COUNTY HIGHWAY 47 NEAR MUD CREEK AND MILL CREEK HAS  
6 TO 12 INCHES OF WATER OVER IT. SEVERAL THOUSAND ACRES OF CROP  
LAND ARE FLOODED.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3466 8944 3466 8910 3446 8912 3434 8925  
3441 8944  
 

 
 
MSC095-260248-  
/O.EXT.KMEG.FL.W.0028.000000T0000Z-180301T1900Z/  
/BGBM6.1.ER.180222T1939Z.180226T0600Z.180301T1300Z.NO/  
849 PM CST SAT FEB 24 2018  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE TOMBIGBEE RIVER AT BIGBEE  
* UNTIL THURSDAY MARCH 01.  
* AT 08 PM SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS 18.0 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* MAXIMUM FORECAST STAGE OF 20.3 FEET ON MONDAY FEBRUARY 26.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 14.0 FEET.  
* THE RIVER ROSE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE THURSDAY FEBRUARY 22 AND WILL  
CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 20.3 FEET BY MONDAY FEBRUARY 26. THE RIVER  
WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE THURSDAY MARCH 01.  
* AT 20.0 FEET...RESIDENTIAL AREAS ON HOOD ROAD NEAR THE RIVER ARE  
FLOODED. EXTENSIVE AGRICULTURE FLOODING IS OCCURRING.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3409 8852 3409 8840 3399 8852 3406 8857  
 

 
 
MSC095-260248-  
/O.EXT.KMEG.FL.W.0029.000000T0000Z-180227T1800Z/  
/AMYM6.1.ER.180222T1745Z.180223T0945Z.180227T1200Z.NO/  
849 PM CST SAT FEB 24 2018  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE TOMBIGBEE RIVER NEAR AMORY  
* UNTIL TUESDAY FEBRUARY 27.  
* AT 08 PM SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS 20.5 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* MAXIMUM FORECAST STAGE OF 24.1 FEET ON SUNDAY FEBRUARY 25.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 20.0 FEET.  
* THE RIVER ROSE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE SATURDAY FEBRUARY 24 AND WILL  
CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 24.1 FEET BY SUNDAY FEBRUARY 25. THE RIVER  
WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE TUESDAY FEBRUARY 27.  
* AT 25.0 FEET...WIDESPREAD LOW LAND AND FARMLAND FLOODING IS  
OCCURRING.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3406 8857 3399 8852 3393 8854 3394 8856  
3402 8858  
 

 
 
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