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Flood Warning
1059 AM CDT Tue Apr 24 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
The Mississippi River At Vicksburg, Mississippi.
* until Saturday May 05.
* At 10:00 AM Tuesday the stage was 42.9 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 43 feet.
* Forecast...Expect little change through Wednesday morning. Expect
a crest near 43.2 feet during May 3.
* Impact...At 43.5 feet...Long Lake Subdivision is completely flooded.
Vicksburg Floodwall gates at train depot and the lumber yard gate 8
are closed.
* Impact...At 43.0 feet...Jackson Lane in North Vicksburg begins to
* Impact...At 42.0 feet...Bunge Grain facility near St. Joseph
Louisiana ceases loading operations. Chickasaw Road is going under
water just west of Chickasaw Community.
* Impact...At 41.5 feet...Water reaches the slab of the first
structure in the Chickasaw Bayou Subdivision.
* Impact...At 41.2 feet...Long Lake Road is under water starting where
the low road to the island takes off south. Access to Long Lake
Community requires a boat. Chickasaw Road goes under water just
west of the Chickasaw Community.
* Impact...At 41.0 feet...The storm water drain valves are closed at
the flood gates along the Vicksburg Water Front.
* Impact...At 40.5 feet...Shady Lane Drive becomes impassable. Long
Lake Road becomes impassable just north of Cypress Drive.
* Impact...At 39.5 feet...The Long Lake Road to Eagle Lake Road
becomes impassable about 1 mile north of the Long Lake Community.
* Impact...At 38.8 feet...The Vicksburg FloodWall Gate at Crawford
street is closed.
* Impact...At 36.5 feet...Water begins to affect the Long Lake
Community. The low road to Kings Island becomes impassable.
* Impact...At 35.0 feet...Several thousand acres of farm,
agricultural, and bottom land flood. In the Yazoo Backwater Area
north of the city, hunting camps and forested land begin to flood.


Flood Observed Forecast 6 AM Crest
Location Stg Stg Day Time Wed Thu Fri Crest Time Date

Lower Mississippi River
Vicksburg 43 42.9 Tue 10 AM 42.9 42.5 42.1


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


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