131  
WGUS84 KJAN 081431  
FLSJAN  
FLOOD STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON, MS  
931 AM CDT SAT SEP 8 2018  
 
...THE FLOOD WARNING IS CANCELLED FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS  
IN MISSISSIPPI...  
 
YALOBUSHA AT WHALEY AFFECTING CARROLL AND LEFLORE 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 24 HOURS OF FORECAST RAINFALL IS USED FOR  
ALL RIVERS EXCEPT FOR THOSE IN THE TOMBIGBEE RIVER SYSTEM WHICH  
INCLUDES TIBBEE CREEK, LUXAPALLILA CREEK, NOXUBEE RIVER,AND THE  
TOMBIGBEE RIVER MAINSTEM WHERE A ROUTINE OF 48 HOURS OF ADDITIONAL  
RAINFALL IS USED.  
 
THE NEXT REGULARLY SCHEDULED UPDATE IS EXPECTED TONIGHT BETWEEN 8 AND  
10 PM.  
 

 
 
MSC015-083-081501-  
/O.CAN.KJAN.FL.W.0089.000000T0000Z-180909T1700Z/  
/YWGM6.1.ER.180906T1255Z.180906T2100Z.180908T0921Z.NO/  
931 AM CDT SAT SEP 8 2018  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING IS CANCELLED FOR  
THE YALOBUSHA AT WHALEY.  
* AT 9 AM SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS 20.3 FEET.  
* THE RIVER FELL BELOW FLOOD STAGE AT 4:21 AM SATURDAY.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 21.0 FEET.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TO 17.4 FEET TOMORROW  
MORNING.  
 

 
 
FLOOD OBSERVED FORECAST 7 AM CREST  
LOCATION STG STG DAY TIME SUN MON TUE CREST TIME DATE  
 
YALOBUSHA RIVER  
WHALEY 21 20.3 SAT 09 AM 17.4 15.5 14.4 BELOW FLOOD  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3362 9015 3375 9015 3383 8989 3380 8984  
3368 9006 3354 9014  
 

 
 
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