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Flood Warning
Issued: 9:52 AM CDT Apr. 24, 2019 – National Weather Service


The Flood Warning continues for
the Yazoo River at Yazoo City
* until further notice.
* At 9:00 am Wednesday the stage was 34.1 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 29.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 34.1 feet this
afternoon.
* Impact... at 34.0 feet... minor flooding of mostly agricultural land
is occurring outside levee protection system.


              Flood observed forecast 7 am crest
location stg stg day time Thu Fri Sat crest time date

Lower Yazoo River
Yazoo City 29 34.1 Wed 09 am 33.9 33.8 33.8 cresting




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






942 am CDT Wed Apr 24 2019

... Flood Warning extended until Sunday afternoon...

The Flood Warning continues for
the Big Black River near Bentonia
* until Sunday afternoon.
* At 9:15 am Wednesday the stage was 26.5 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 22.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue falling and will fall below
flood stage Sunday morning.
* Impact... at 26.5 feet... flooding of agricultural land has more than
doubled in the last 1.5 feet rise.


              Flood observed forecast 7 am crest
location stg stg day time Thu Fri Sat crest time date

Lower Big Black River
Bentonia 22 26.5 Wed 09 am 25.7 24.8 23.3 slowly falling




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






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