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Kosciusko, MS
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  • Flood Warning - Click for Details
    Updated: Mon Apr-23-18 01:33am UTC
    Effective: Wed Apr-25-18 07:12pm UTC
    Expires: Tue Apr-24-18 07:33am UTC
    Severity: Moderate
    Urgency: Expected
    Certainty: Likely
    Status: Actual
    Type: Alert
    Category: Met
    Areas affected: Attala; Holmes
    Instructions: 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! Please note that forecast crests are based upon rainfall that has occurred along with forecastrainfall for the next 24 hours. Rainfall amounts greater than forecast may take the rivers higher. Additional information is available at: https://water.weather.gov/ahps2/index.php?wfo=jan the next regularly scheduled update is expected between 8 and 10 am.
    Message Summary: ...the national weather service in jackson has issued a flood warning for the following rivers in mississippi...
    Big black river at west affecting attala and holmes counties the national weather service in jackson has issued a
    * flood warning for the big black river at west
    * from wednesday afternoon until further notice.
    * at 7:45 pm sunday the stage was 8.9 feet.
    * minor flooding is forecast.
    * flood stage is 15.0 feet.
    * forecast...the river will rise above flood stage early wednesday afternoon and will continue to rise to near 16.0 feet thursday morning.
    * impact...at 15.0 feet...lowlands and agricultural land near the river begin to flood. && flood observed forecast 7 am crest location stg stg day time mon tue wed crest time date upper big black river west 15 8.9 sun 08 pm 13.6 14.2 14.4 16.0 07 am 04/26 &&

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