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Flood Warning continues for the Mississippi River at Natchez
from Staff Reports - NEWS
February 26, 2018 - ListenUpYall.com

The National Weather Service Flood Warning has been extended until Saturday March 24th.

The Flood Warning continues for The Mississippi River At Natchez
* from Wednesday morning to Saturday March 24.
* At 12:00 PM Sunday the stage was 44.2 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 48.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will rise above flood stage Wednesday February
28 and will continue to rise to near 54.0 feet Friday March 16.
* Impact...At 53.0 feet...Some camps and houses are flooded around
Fort Adams.
* Impact...At 51.0 feet...Water is covering the roads in old downtown
area of Fort Adams.
* Impact...At 48.0 feet...Carthage Point Road becomes impassable.
* Impact...At 47.0 feet...Water begins to enter the former Belwood
Golf Course and Carthage Point Road area south of Natchez.
* Impact...At 45.0 feet...Water under some buildings around Fort
Adams, Mississippi.
* Impact...At 44.0 feet...Some camps and most access roads are flooded
along Lake Mary.

 

The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in
Arkansas...Mississippi...Louisiana...

  Mississippi River Near Arkansas City affecting Chicot...Desha...
  Bolivar and Washington Counties

  Mississippi River Near Greenville affecting Chicot...East Carroll...
  Issaquena and Washington Counties

  Mississippi River At Vicksburg affecting Madison...Tensas...
  Claiborne...Jefferson and Warren Counties/Parishes

  Mississippi River At Natchez affecting Concordia...Adams and
  Wilkinson Counties/Parishes

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Do not drive or walk through areas where water covers roadway! The
water may be deeper than it appears. Remember...Turn around, don`t
drown!

Mississippi River forecasts are based on rainfall that has occurred
and that which is forecast to occur over the next 48 hours.




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