005  
WGUS84 KJAN 180111  
FLSJAN  
FLOOD STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON, MS  
711 PM CST THU JAN 17 2019  
 
...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN  
LOUISIANA...MISSISSIPPI..  
 
MISSISSIPPI RIVER AT VICKSBURG AFFECTING MADISON...TENSAS...  
CLAIBORNE...JEFFERSON AND WARREN COUNTIES/PARISHES  
MISSISSIPPI RIVER AT NATCHEZ AFFECTING CONCORDIA...ADAMS AND  
WILKINSON COUNTIES/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!  
 
MISSISSIPPI RIVER FORECASTS ARE BASED ON RAINFALL THAT HAS OCCURRED  
AND THAT WHICH IS FORECAST TO OCCUR OVER THE NEXT 48 HOURS.  
 
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.  
 

 
 
LAC065-107-MSC021-063-149-190710-  
/O.CON.KJAN.FL.W.0009.000000T0000Z-190123T0000Z/  
/VCKM6.1.ER.190111T2345Z.190118T0000Z.190122T1200Z.NO/  
711 PM CST THU JAN 17 2019  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER AT VICKSBURG  
* UNTIL TUESDAY EVENING.  
* AT 6:00 PM THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS 44.2 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 43.0 FEET.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE FALLING AND WILL FALL BELOW  
FLOOD STAGE TUESDAY JANUARY 22.  
 

 
 
FLOOD OBSERVED FORECAST 6 AM CREST  
LOCATION STG STG DAY TIME FRI SAT SUN CREST TIME DATE  
 
LOWER MISSISSIPPI RIVER  
VICKSBURG 43 44.2 THU 06 PM 44.2 44.2 44.1 FALLING  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3193 9129 3227 9105 3277 9123 3278 9101  
3226 9086 3187 9114  
 

 
 
LAC029-MSC001-157-190710-  
/O.CON.KJAN.FL.W.0133.000000T0000Z-190126T1200Z/  
/NTZM6.2.ER.190104T1524Z.190118T0600Z.190126T0000Z.NO/  
711 PM CST THU JAN 17 2019  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER AT NATCHEZ  
* UNTIL SATURDAY JANUARY 26.  
* AT 6:00 PM THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS 51.8 FEET.  
* MODERATE FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MODERATE FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 48.0 FEET.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 51.8 FEET FRIDAY  
JANUARY 18.  
* IMPACT...AT 51.0 FEET...WATER IS COVERING THE ROADS IN OLD DOWNTOWN  
AREA OF FORT ADAMS.  
 

 
 
FLOOD OBSERVED FORECAST 6 AM CREST  
LOCATION STG STG DAY TIME FRI SAT SUN CREST TIME DATE  
 
LOWER MISSISSIPPI RIVER  
NATCHEZ 48 51.8 THU 06 PM 51.8 51.8 51.8 51.8 12 AM 01/18  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3101 9170 3130 9167 3193 9129 3187 9114  
3130 9147 3100 9154  
 

 
 
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