...The Flood Warning is extended for the following rivers in Mississippi... Big Black River At West affecting Holmes and Attala Counties. ...FLOOD WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE... * WHAT...Minor flooding is forecast. * WHERE...Big Black River At West. * WHEN...From Thursday afternoon until further notice. * IMPACTS...At 19.0 feet, Thousands of acres of agricultural land are under water. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - At 9:45 AM CDT Wednesday the stage was 5.4 feet. - Forecast...Rainfall from 1-inch to 1.5-inches is expected over the next 24 hours. The river is expected to rise above flood stage tomorrow afternoon and continue rising to a crest of 18.5 feet Sunday morning. - Flood stage is 15.0 feet. && Fld Observed Forecasts (1 pm CDT) Location Stg Stg Day/Time Thu Fri Sat Big Black River West 15.0 5.4 Wed 9 am CDT 14.3 17.9 18.2 &&
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 273 REMAINS VALID UNTIL 5 PM CDT THIS AFTERNOON FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS IN MISSISSIPPI THIS WATCH INCLUDES 17 COUNTIES IN CENTRAL MISSISSIPPI CHOCTAW IN EAST CENTRAL MISSISSIPPI CLARKE JASPER KEMPER LAUDERDALE NESHOBA NEWTON NOXUBEE WINSTON IN NORTH CENTRAL MISSISSIPPI WEBSTER IN NORTHEAST MISSISSIPPI CLAY LOWNDES OKTIBBEHA IN SOUTHEAST MISSISSIPPI COVINGTON FORREST JONES LAMAR THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF ACKERMAN, BAY SPRINGS, BROOKSVILLE, COLLINS, COLUMBUS, CONEHATTA, DE KALB, DECATUR, EUPORA, HATTIESBURG, HEIDELBERG, LAUREL, LOUISVILLE, LUMBERTON, MACON, MATHISTON, MERIDIAN, MOUNT OLIVE, NEWTON, PEARL RIVER, PHILADELPHIA, PURVIS, QUITMAN, SCOOBA, SHUBUTA, STARKVILLE, STONEWALL, UNION, WEIR, WEST HATTIESBURG, AND WEST POINT.