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Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning
Issued: 12:01 PM CDT Apr. 20, 2019 – National Weather Service


The Flood Warning continues for
the Mississippi River near Greenville
* until Sunday may 12.
* At 11:00 am Saturday the stage was 49.9 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 48.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 51.5 feet Friday
may 03.
* Impact... at 51.5 feet... Greenville boat store is inoperable for
towboat supplies.


              Flood observed forecast 7 am crest
location stg stg day time sun Mon Tue crest time date

Lower Mississippi River
Greenville 48 49.9 Sat 11 am 50.0 50.2 50.3 51.5 07 am 05/03




Lat... Lon 3277 9123 3340 9128 3340 9105 3283 9101
      3277 9101 3278 9111






629 am CDT Tue Apr 16 2019

The National Weather Service in Jackson has extended the

* Flood Warning for...
northwestern Warren County in west central Mississippi...
northwestern Yazoo County in central Mississippi...
central Issaquena County in west central Mississippi...
southeastern Sharkey County in west central Mississippi...

* until 130 PM CDT Tuesday.

* Significant flooding is still ongoing in these areas due to
accumulated waters from the closure of the Steele bayou gates.

* The Steele bayou gates are now open though and The Backwaters are
slowly draining and slowly receding.

* Some locations that are still experiencing flooding include...
Valley Park, Redwood, Holly Bluff, Fitler, Eagle Bend, Onward and
Satartia.

* Major thoroughfares such as Highway 61 north and south are open,
but Highway 465 between Highway 61 and Eagle Lake, Highway 16
between Rolling Fork and Holly Bluff, and numerous smaller County
roads remain closed due to this flooding.


Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small
creeks and streams, country roads, farmland, and other low lying
spots.


Lat... Lon 3255 9109 3249 9099 3255 9108 3262 9100
      3286 9110 3288 9096 3276 9094 3282 9083
      3301 9075 3301 9066 3292 9066 3292 9045
      3274 9056 3272 9050 3265 9056 3264 9067
      3248 9079 3243 9087 3248 9111 3248 9112


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