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Flood Warning
Issued: 6:57 PM CST Jan. 22, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Forecast flooding increased from minor to moderate severity...
the Flood Warning continues for
the Big Black River near Bentonia.
* Until further notice.
* At 6:15 PM Tuesday the stage was 24.9 feet and slowly rising.
* Minor flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 22 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to a crest near 25 feet
Wednesday morning.
* Flood history... this crest compares to a previous crest of 24.9 feet
on Apr 28 2015.
* Impact... at 25 feet... extensive flooding of agricultural land is
occurring.
* Impact... at 23.5 feet... agricultural land near the river begins to
flood.


              Flood observed forecast 6 am crest
location stg stg day time Wed Thu Fri crest time date

Lower Big Black River
Bentonia 22 24.9 Tue 6 PM 25.0 24.9 24.9 25.0 6 am 1/23



Lat... Lon 3256 9064 3281 9012 3291 9006 3285 8987
      3272 8996 3245 9052




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