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Flood Warning
Issued: 8:15 PM CST Feb. 22, 2018 – National Weather Service


The Flood Warning continues for
the Mississippi River at Vicksburg
* from Sunday March 04 to Friday March 16.
* At 7:00 PM Thursday the stage was 34.2 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. The
river will fall below flood stage Thursday March 15.
* 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 Fri Sat sun crest time date

Lower Mississippi River
Vicksburg 43 34.2 Thu 07 PM 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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