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Flood Warning
Issued: 7:07 PM CST Jan. 21, 2019 – National Weather Service


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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