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WGUS84 KJAN 251111  
FLSJAN  
 
FLOOD STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON MS  
611 AM CDT FRI SEP 25 2020  
 
...THE FLOOD WARNING IS EXTENDED FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN  
MISSISSIPPI...  
 
BIG BLACK RIVER NEAR BENTONIA AFFECTING MADISON AND YAZOO  
COUNTIES.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
TURN AROUND, DON'T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD  
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.  
 
FORECAST INCLUDES RAINFALL ON THE GROUND AND 24 HOURS OF ADDITIONAL  
RAINFALL.  
 
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION IS AVAILABLE AT  
WWW.WATER.WEATHER.GOV/AHPS2/INDEX.PHP?WFO=JAN  
 
THE NEXT STATEMENT WILL BE ISSUED THIS AFTERNOON AT 1200 PM CDT.  
 

 
 
MSC089-163-251700-  
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/BTAM6.1.ER.200924T1908Z.200926T0000Z.200927T2010Z.NO/  
611 AM CDT FRI SEP 25 2020  
   
..THE FLOOD WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL EARLY MONDAY MORNING
 
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE BIG BLACK RIVER NEAR BENTONIA.  
* UNTIL LATE SUNDAY NIGHT.  
* AT 5:00 AM CDT FRIDAY THE STAGE WAS 23.3 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 22.0 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER IS EXPECTED TO RISE TO A CREST OF 23.5 FEET  
THIS EVENING. IT WILL THEN FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE SUNDAY AFTERNOON.  
* IMPACT...AT 23.5 FEET, AGRICULTURAL LAND NEAR THE RIVER BEGINS TO  
FLOOD.  
 

 
 
FLD OBSERVED FORECASTS (7 AM CDT)  
LOCATION STG STG DAY/TIME SAT SUN MON  
 
BIG BLACK RIVER  
BENTONIA 22.0 23.3 FRI 5 AM CDT 23.5 23.1 19.8  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3256 9064 3281 9012 3291 9006 3285 8987  
3272 8996 3245 9052  
 

 
 
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