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Flood Warning
Issued: 6:51 PM CST Feb. 21, 2019 – National Weather Service


The Flood Warning continues for
the Big Black River at west
* until further notice.
* At 5:45 PM Thursday the stage was 22.7 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 23.0 feet
Saturday morning.
* Flood history... this crest compares to a previous crest of 22.0 feet
on Oct 15 2009.
* Impact... at 21.0 feet... extensive flooding of agricultural land.



              Flood observed forecast 6 am crest
location stg stg day time Fri Sat sun crest time date

Upper Big Black River
west 15 22.7 Thu 06 PM 22.6 23.0 22.6 23.0 06 am 02/23




Lat... Lon 3291 9006 3314 8990 3330 8981 3322 8963
      3313 8969 3285 8987






Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 3:54 PM CST Feb. 21, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through Saturday 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, East
Carroll, Morehouse, Richland and West Carroll. In Mississippi,
Attala, Bolivar, Carroll, Choctaw, Clay, Grenada, Holmes,
Humphreys, Issaquena, Leflore, Lowndes, Montgomery, Noxubee,
Oktibbeha, Sharkey, Sunflower, Washington, Webster, Winston
and Yazoo.

* Through Saturday evening

* additional rainfall amounts of two to four inches with locally
heavier amounts are expected to fall on saturated grounds.

* The flooding of roads, low lying areas, and areas with poor
drainage is expected. Water levels on areas rivers and streams
will be rising as well. If encountering flooded roads,
remember to turn around, don't drown and be especially
cautious at night.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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.




Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 3:54 PM CST Feb. 21, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through Saturday 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, East
Carroll, Morehouse, Richland and West Carroll. In Mississippi,
Attala, Bolivar, Carroll, Choctaw, Clay, Grenada, Holmes,
Humphreys, Issaquena, Leflore, Lowndes, Montgomery, Noxubee,
Oktibbeha, Sharkey, Sunflower, Washington, Webster, Winston
and Yazoo.

* Through Saturday evening

* additional rainfall amounts of two to four inches with locally
heavier amounts are expected to fall on saturated grounds.

* The flooding of roads, low lying areas, and areas with poor
drainage is expected. Water levels on areas rivers and streams
will be rising as well. If encountering flooded roads,
remember to turn around, don't drown and be especially
cautious at night.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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.




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