542  
WGUS44 KJAN 231524  
FLWJAN  
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON, MS  
924 AM CST SAT FEB 23 2019  
 
...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN JACKSON HAS ISSUED A FLOOD WARNING  
FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN LOUISIANA...  
 
BLACK RIVER AT JONESVILLE L&D AFFECTING CATAHOULA AND CONCORDIA  
PARISHES  
 
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  
ALL RIVERS.  
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION IS AVAILABLE AT:  
HTTPS://WATER.WEATHER.GOV/AHPS2/INDEX.PHP?WFO=JAN  
 
THE NEXT REGULARLY SCHEDULED UPDATE IS EXPECTED BETWEEN 8 AND 10 AM.  
 

 
 
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/JNEL1.1.ER.190315T0841Z.190318T1100Z.000000T0000Z.NO/  
924 AM CST SAT FEB 23 2019  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN JACKSON HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLOOD WARNING FOR  
THE BLACK RIVER AT JONESVILLE L&D  
* FROM FRIDAY MARCH 15 UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.  
* AT 5:00 AM SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS 44.9 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 50.0 FEET.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE FRIDAY MORNING AND  
WILL CONTINUE TO RISE TO NEAR 50.5 FEET MONDAY MORNING.  
* FLOOD HISTORY...THIS CREST COMPARES TO A PREVIOUS CREST OF 49.6 FEET  
ON JAN 24 2016.  
* IMPACT...AT 50.0 FEET...HIGHWAY 124 SOUTH NEAR THE TOWN OF LARTO  
STARTS TO FLOOD. BACKWATER FLOODING BEGINS IN UNPROTECTED AREAS ON  
RIGHT BANK.  
 

 
 
FLOOD OBSERVED FORECAST 6 AM  
LOCATION STG STG DAY TIME SUN MON TUE CREST TIME DATE  
 
BLACK RIVER  
JONESVILLE LD 50 44.9 SAT 05 AM 45.3 45.7 46.5 50.5 06 AM 03/18  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3139 9199 3191 9195 3186 9180 3160 9170  
3144 9168 3141 9168  
 

 
 
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