031  
WGUS74 KJAN 131340  
FFSJAN  
 
FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON MS  
840 AM CDT THU AUG 13 2020  
 
MSC049-149-131600-  
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/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/  
HINDS MS-WARREN MS-  
840 AM CDT THU AUG 13 2020  
 
...FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM CDT THIS  
MORNING FOR SOUTHWESTERN HINDS AND CENTRAL WARREN COUNTIES...  
 
AT 839 AM CDT, DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING HEAVY  
RAIN ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. BETWEEN 3 AND 6 INCHES OF RAIN HAVE  
FALLEN. FLASH FLOODING IS ALREADY OCCURRING.  
 
HAZARD...LIFE THREATENING FLASH FLOODING. THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING  
FLASH FLOODING.  
 
SOURCE...DOPPLER RADAR.  
 
IMPACT...LIFE THREATENING FLASH FLOODING OF CREEKS AND STREAMS,  
URBAN AREAS, HIGHWAYS, STREETS AND UNDERPASSES.  
 
SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLASH FLOODING INCLUDE...  
VICKSBURG, EDWARDS, NEWMAN, BOVINA, FLOWERS AND LEARNED.  
 
ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 2 TO 4 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE IN THE  
WARNED AREA.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
TURN AROUND, DON'T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD  
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.  
 
EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL  
CREEKS, COUNTRY ROADS, FARM LAND, AND OTHER LOW LYING AREAS.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3217 9079 3224 9096 3229 9094 3231 9091  
3237 9088 3237 9089 3234 9091 3234 9092  
3246 9086 3233 9045 3214 9058 3215 9073  
3222 9073 3221 9074 3221 9075 3220 9075  
3219 9078 3218 9079  
 
FLASH FLOOD...RADAR INDICATED  
FLASH FLOOD DAMAGE THREAT...CONSIDERABLE  
EXPECTED RAINFALL...1.5-2.5 INCHES IN 2 HOURS  
 

 
 
JM  
 
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