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Flood Warning
Issued: 12:24 PM CST Feb. 22, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flood Warning extended until Friday March 16...

The Flood Warning continues for
the Mississippi River at Vicksburg
* from Sunday March 04 to Friday March 16.
* At 11:00 am Thursday the stage was 33.7 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 43.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will rise above flood stage Sunday March 04
and will continue to rise to near 45.5 feet Monday March 12.
* Flood history... this crest compares to a previous crest of 46.0 feet
on Jul 26 2015.
* Impact... at 45.0 feet... Ford and Kings subdivision at Williams
street begin to flood.
* Impact... at 44.0 feet... Ford and Kings subdivision at Pittman Road
and mary's alley begins to flood.
* Impact... at 42.0 feet... bunge grain facility near St. Joseph
Louisiana ceases loading operations. Chickasaw Road is going under
water just west of Chickasaw community.
* Impact... at 40.5 feet... Shady Lane drive becomes impassable. Long
Lake Road becomes impassable just north of Cypress drive.
* Impact... at 39.5 feet... the Long Lake Road to Eagle Lake Road
becomes impassable about 1 mile north of the Long Lake community.
* Impact... at 36.5 feet... water begins to affect the Long Lake
community. The low Road to Kings Island becomes impassable.


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

Lower Mississippi River
Vicksburg 43 33.7 Thu 11 am 34.7 36.0 37.2 45.5 07 am 03/12




Lat... Lon 3193 9129 3227 9105 3277 9123 3278 9101
      3226 9086 3187 9114






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