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1020 PM CDT Thu Jun 22 2017
...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...
The Flash Flood Watch continues for
* Portions of southeast Arkansas, northeast Louisiana and
Mississippi, including the following areas in southeast
Arkansas, Ashley and Chicot. In northeast Louisiana,
Catahoula, Concordia, East Carroll, Franklin LA, Madison LA,
Morehouse, Richland, Tensas and West Carroll. In Mississippi,
Adams, Attala, Bolivar, Carroll, Choctaw, Claiborne, Clarke,
Clay, Copiah, Covington, Forrest, Franklin MS, Grenada, Hinds,
Holmes, Humphreys, Issaquena, Jasper, Jefferson, Jefferson
Davis, Jones, Kemper, Lamar, Lauderdale, Lawrence, Leake,
Leflore, Lincoln, Lowndes, Madison MS, Marion, Montgomery,
Neshoba, Newton, Noxubee, Oktibbeha, Rankin, Scott, Sharkey,
Simpson, Smith, Sunflower, Warren, Washington, Webster,
Winston and Yazoo.
* Through Friday evening
* Rainfall amounts of 1 to 2 inches in a short period of time
may lead to flash flooding, especially with the ground
saturated. Several waves of showers and thunderstorms with
heavy rain can be expected across the region through Friday.
* The flooding of roads, low lying areas, and areas with poor
drainage will be possible. If encountering flooded roadways,
remember to turn around, don't drown.
A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.
You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.
757 PM CDT Thu Jun 22 2017
The Flood Warning continues for
The Big Black River At West
* from Friday evening until further notice.
* At 6:45 PM Thursday the stage was 11.5 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will rise above flood stage late tomorrow
evening and will continue to rise to near 17.5 feet Monday
* Impact...At 17.0 feet...Several thousand acres of agricultural and
lowland become inundated.
* Impact...At 15.0 feet...Lowlands and agricultural land near the
river begin to flood.
Flood Observed Forecast 6 AM Crest
Location Stg Stg Day Time Fri Sat Sun Crest Time Date
Upper Big Black River
West 15 11.5 Thu 07 PM 12.6 15.9 17.1 17.5 07 AM 06/26
LAT...LON 3291 9006 3314 8990 3330 8981 3322 8963
3313 8969 3285 8987