Flood Warning

Flood Statement
National Weather Service Jackson MS
1011 AM CDT Mon Apr 12 2021

...The Flood Warning is extended for the following rivers in
Louisiana...Mississippi...Arkansas...

  Mississippi River Near Greenville affecting Chicot County and
  East Carroll Parish and Issaquena and Washington Counties.

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in
Mississippi...Louisiana...

  Mississippi River At Vicksburg affecting Madison and Tensas
  Parishes and Jefferson, Claiborne and Warren Counties.

  Mississippi River At Natchez affecting Concordia Parish and
  Wilkinson and Adams Counties.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Caution is urged when walking near riverbanks.

Forecast includes rainfall on the ground and 48 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 evening at 8 PM CDT.

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LAC029-MSC001-157-130315-
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/NTZM6.2.ER.210316T1620Z.210411T1600Z.210421T0600Z.NO/
1011 AM CDT Mon Apr 12 2021

...The Flood Warning is now in effect until Wednesday, April 21...

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Mississippi River At Natchez.
* Until Wednesday, April 21.
* At 9:00 AM CDT Monday the stage was 52.7 feet.
* Flood stage is 48.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river is cresting and will begin a slow fall later
  today. It will  fall to 49.1 feet by next Monday and will fall
  below flood stage on Wednesday, April 21st.

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                 Fld   Observed           Forecasts (7 am CDT)
Location         Stg   Stg   Day/Time     Tue   Wed   Thu

Mississippi River
Natchez          48.0  52.7  Mon 9 am CDT 52.5  52.2  51.6





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

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