Vicksburg, MS

3:06 PM CDT on April 29, 2017 (GMT -0500)
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Active Advisory: Flood Warning

Elev 250 ft 32.33 °N, 90.85 °W | Updated 8 seconds ago

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Pressure 29.80 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Heat Index 96 °F
Dew Point 75 °F
Humidity 69%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:18 AM 7:43 PM
Waxing Crescent, 16% visible
METAR KVKS 291955Z AUTO 15013G19KT 10SM CLR 30/21 A2980 RMK A01
Pressure 29.80 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Heat Index 96 °F
Dew Point 75 °F
Humidity 69%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:18 AM 7:43 PM
Waxing Crescent, 16% visible
METAR KVKS 291955Z AUTO 15013G19KT 10SM CLR 30/21 A2980 RMK A01

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Flood Warning
Issued: 10:15 AM CDT Apr. 29, 2017 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Jackson has issued a

* Flood Warning for
the Big Black River near Bovina
* from late Sunday night until further notice.
* At 9:15 am Saturday the stage was 11.3 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 28.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will rise above flood stage Monday morning and
will continue to rise to near 30.0 feet Friday morning.
* Impact... at 28.0 feet... low-lying agricultural land near the river
begins to flood.


              Flood observed forecast 6 am crest
location stg stg day time sun Mon Tue crest time date

Lower Big Black River
Bovina 28 11.3 Sat 09 am 11.4 28.5 28.5 30.0 07 am 05/05




Lat... Lon 3217 9093 3224 9078 3256 9064 3245 9052
      3218 9065 3204 9102







825 PM CDT Fri Apr 28 2017


The Flood Warning continues for
the Mississippi River at Vicksburg
* from Tuesday may 09 to Saturday may 20.
* At 7:00 PM Friday the stage was 32.9 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 43.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will rise above flood stage Tuesday may 09 and
will continue to rise to near 44.5 feet Tuesday may 16.
* Flood history... this crest compares to a previous crest of 43.3 feet
on Mar 18 2016.
* Impact... at 44.6 feet... residence on Williams street in Vicksburg
begins to flood.
* Impact... at 44.0 feet... Ford and Kings subdivision at Pittman Road
and mary's alley begins to flood.
* Impact... at 43.5 feet... Long Lake subdivision is completely flooded.
Vicksburg floodwall gates at train depot and the lumber yard gate 8
are closed.
* Impact... at 43.0 feet... Jackson Lane in north Vicksburg 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 41.5 feet... water reaches the slab of the first
structure in the Chickasaw bayou subdivision.
* Impact... at 41.2 feet... Long Lake Road is under water starting where
the low Road to the island takes off south. Access to Long Lake
community requires a boat. Chickasaw Road GOES under water just
west of the Chickasaw community.
* Impact... at 41.0 feet... the storm water drain valves are closed at
the flood gates along the Vicksburg water front.
* 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 38.8 feet... the Vicksburg floodwall gate at Crawford
street is closed.
* Impact... at 36.5 feet... water begins to affect the Long Lake
community. The low Road to Kings Island becomes impassable.
* Impact... at 35.0 feet... several thousand acres of farm,
agricultural, and bottom land flood. In the Yazoo backwater area
north of the city, hunting camps and forested land begin to flood.


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

Lower Mississippi River
Vicksburg 43 32.9 Fri 07 PM 33.5 34.5 35.4 44.5 07 am 05/16




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