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Flood Warning
Issued: 7:16 PM CST Jan. 21, 2019 – National Weather Service


The Flood Warning continues for
the Yazoo River at Yazoo City
* until further notice.
* At 6:00 PM Monday the stage was 31.5 feet and steady.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 29 feet.
* Forecast... the river is currently cresting and will begin a slow fall
late Tuesday.
* Impact... at 29 feet... minor over bank is flooding is occurring
along the river.


              Flood observed forecast 6 am crest
location stg stg day time Tue Wed Thu crest time date

Lower Yazoo River
Yazoo City 29 31.5 Mon 6 PM 31.5 31.4 31.3 cresting



Lat... Lon 3262 9073 3285 9055 3302 9051 3301 9033
      3283 9042 3259 9062




Dl



707 PM CST Mon Jan 21 2019


The Flood Warning continues for
the Big Black River near Bentonia
* until further notice.
* At 6:15 PM Monday the stage was 24.6 feet and nearly steady.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 22 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue slowly rising to near 24.9 feet
on Thursday.
* Flood history... this crest compares to a previous crest of 24.9 feet
on Apr 28 2015.
* Impact... at 23.5 feet... agricultural land near the river begins to
flood.
* Impact... at 22 feet... low lying Woodland areas along the river
begins to flood.


              Flood observed forecast 6 am crest
location stg stg day time Tue Wed Thu crest time date

Lower Big Black River
Bentonia 22 24.6 Mon 6 PM 24.7 24.8 24.9 24.9 6 am 1/24



Lat... Lon 3256 9064 3281 9012 3291 9006 3285 8987
      3272 8996 3245 9052






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