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Roxie, Meadville, Brookhaven, Monticello, and New Hebron
403 PM CDT Sat Apr 29 2017
...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
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, Copiah,
Franklin MS, Grenada, Hinds, Holmes, Humphreys, Issaquena,
Jefferson, Lawrence, Leflore, Lincoln, Madison MS, Montgomery,
Rankin, Sharkey, Simpson, Sunflower, Warren, Washington,
Webster and Yazoo.
* From late tonight through Sunday evening
* Rainfall amounts ranging from 2 to 4 inches with localized
amounts up to 6 inches over a short amount of time could lead
to flash flooding.
* 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.
1015 AM CDT Sat Apr 29 2017
The National Weather Service in Jackson has issued a
* Flood Warning for
The Big Black River Near Bovina
* from late Sunday night until further notice.
* At 9:15 AM Saturday the stage was 11.3 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 28.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will rise above flood stage Monday morning and
will continue to rise to near 30.0 feet Friday morning.
* Impact...At 28.0 feet...Low-lying agricultural land near the river
begins to flood.
Flood Observed Forecast 6 AM Crest
Location Stg Stg Day Time Sun Mon Tue Crest Time Date
Lower Big Black River
Bovina 28 11.3 Sat 09 AM 11.4 28.5 28.5 30.0 07 AM 05/05
LAT...LON 3217 9093 3224 9078 3256 9064 3245 9052
3218 9065 3204 9102
Including the cities of Winona, Eupora, Maben, Mathiston,
West Point, Columbus, Ackerman, Weir, Starkville, Kosciusko,
Louisville, Macon, Brooksville, Ridgeland, Madison, Canton,
Carthage, Philadelphia, Pearl River, De Kalb, Scooba, Jackson,
Pearl, Brandon, Richland, Forest, Morton, Newton, Union, Decatur,
Conehatta, Meridian, Crystal Springs, Hazlehurst, Wesson, Magee,
Mendenhall, Taylorsville, Raleigh, Bay Springs, Heidelberg,
Quitman, Stonewall, Shubuta, Bude, Roxie, Meadville, Brookhaven,
Monticello, New Hebron, Prentiss, Bassfield, Collins,
Mount Olive, Laurel, Columbia, West Hattiesburg, Lumberton,
Purvis, and Hattiesburg
346 PM CDT Sat Apr 29 2017
...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING...
* TIMING...Through this evening
* WINDS...Southerly winds of 25 to 30 mph with gusts as high as
40 to 45 mph.
* IMPACTS...Large limbs and a few trees may be blown down.
Travel could be more difficult, especially for high profile
vehicles and along east to west roads.
A Wind Advisory means that winds of 25 to 35 mph are expected.
Winds this strong can make driving difficult, especially for high
profile vehicles. Use extra caution when driving. Wind gusts of
30 to 40 mph occasionally bring down large limbs and rotted trees
causing serious injury and property damage. Exercise caution when
outdoors during these conditions.