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Mississippi, Wayne

Flood Warning

Statement as of 10:28 AM CDT on June 23, 2017

Expires 2:00 AM EDT on June 27, 2017


The Flood Warning continues for
the Chickasawhay at Leakesville
* until further notice.
* At 9 am Friday the stage was 27.7 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 20 feet.
* The river will continue rising to near 29.1 feet by tomorrow early afternoon.
The river will briefly fall Sunday evening before rising again on Monday.
The river will crest at 29.5 feet on Wednesday morning.
* At 20 feet... flooding of lowlands will occur.
* At 22 feet... flooding of lowlands continues and some roads in low lying areas
become cut off by high water.
* At 26 feet... flooding at the Highway bridge begins.
* At 28 feet... some flooding of homes east of the river is likely to occur.


Lat... Lon 3144 8857 3144 8846 3108 8854 3098 8873
3100 8875 3110 8858




1028 am CDT Fri Jun 23 2017

... Flood Warning extended until late Monday night for
the Chickasawhay near Waynesboro
* from Monday evening until late Monday night.
* At 10 am Friday the stage was 30.8 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 35 feet.
* Forecast to rise to flood stage by Monday evening. The river will fall below
flood stage by Tuesday morning.
* At 35 feet... widespread flooding of lowlands will occur.


Lat... Lon 3184 8873 3184 8869 3168 8864 3144 8846
3144 8857 3163 8868




Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 1:57 PM CDT on June 23, 2017

Expires 11:00 PM EDT on June 23, 2017


... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect until 10 PM CDT this
evening...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of southwest Alabama and southeast Mississippi,
including the following areas, in southwest Alabama, Choctaw
and Washington. In southeast Mississippi, George, Greene,
Perry, stone, and Wayne.

* Until 10 PM CDT this evening

* flash flooding remains possible as additional bands of heavy
rain from Cindy's remnant circulation moves east northeast
across Kentucky and Tennessee today.

* Additional rainfall totals up to 3 inches are possible,
especially where the more persistent rain bands set up. Five to
ten inches of rain have already fallen across much of the watch
area since late Tuesday. Any additional heavy rainfall will only
further increase the flooding potential across the area. In
addition to the flash flooding, many area rivers are now in or
will soon go into minor to moderate flood.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. This is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.





Special Statement

Statement as of 3:10 PM CDT on June 23, 2017

Expires 5:00 PM EDT on June 23, 2017


... A line of strong thunderstorms will affect the following
counties... western Wayne County until 400 PM CDT...

At 309 PM CDT, the strong thunderstorms were located along a line
extending from Stafford Springs to near Eastabuchie, and moving
northeast at 45 mph.

Winds in excess of 40 mph will be possible with these storms.

Locations impacted include...
Waynesboro.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with these storms, and may lead
to localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with these storms.
Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.

Additional statements will be issued as conditions warrant.


Lat... Lon 3182 8894 3184 8873 3188 8852 3169 8864
      3143 8888 3143 8894
time... Mot... loc 2009z 237deg 39kt 3192 8892 3147 8922


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310 PM CDT Fri Jun 23 2017

... A line of strong thunderstorms will affect the following
counties... western Wayne County until 400 PM CDT...

At 309 PM CDT, the strong thunderstorms were located along a line
extending from Stafford Springs to near Eastabuchie, and moving
northeast at 45 mph.

Winds in excess of 40 mph will be possible with these storms.

Locations impacted include...
Waynesboro.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with these storms, and may lead
to localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with these storms.
Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.

Additional statements will be issued as conditions warrant.


Lat... Lon 3182 8894 3184 8873 3188 8852 3169 8864
      3143 8888 3143 8894
time... Mot... loc 2009z 237deg 39kt 3192 8892 3147 8922


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Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 1:57 PM CDT on June 23, 2017

Expires 11:00 PM EDT on June 23, 2017


... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect until 10 PM CDT this
evening...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of southwest Alabama and southeast Mississippi,
including the following areas, in southwest Alabama, Choctaw
and Washington. In southeast Mississippi, George, Greene,
Perry, stone, and Wayne.

* Until 10 PM CDT this evening

* flash flooding remains possible as additional bands of heavy
rain from Cindy's remnant circulation moves east northeast
across Kentucky and Tennessee today.

* Additional rainfall totals up to 3 inches are possible,
especially where the more persistent rain bands set up. Five to
ten inches of rain have already fallen across much of the watch
area since late Tuesday. Any additional heavy rainfall will only
further increase the flooding potential across the area. In
addition to the flash flooding, many area rivers are now in or
will soon go into minor to moderate flood.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. This is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.





Weather Severe Map
Alabama - Tornado Watch , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Warning , High Surf Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement, Coastal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement , Record Report
Alaska - Special Statement
Arizona - Excessive Heat Warning , Heat Advisory , Air Quality Alert , Record Report
Arkansas - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
California - Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning , Heat Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning, Heat Advisory , Beach Hazard Statement , Hydrologic Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Colorado -
Connecticut - Coastal Flood Statement , Public Information Statement
Florida - Flood Warning , High Surf Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement, Coastal Flood Advisory , Coastal Hazard Statement
Georgia - Tornado Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement
Hawaii - Special Statement
Idaho - Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flood Advisory
Illinois - Public Information Statement
Indiana - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory , Record Report
Iowa - Public Information Statement
Kansas - Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Kentucky - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Tornado Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch
Louisiana - Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch , Flood Watch / Flood Statement , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Maine - Coastal Flood Statement
Maryland - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Air Quality Alert
Massachusetts - Coastal Flood Statement , Public Information Statement
Michigan - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Advisory
Minnesota - Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Mississippi - Tornado Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Flood Watch / Flood Statement , Special Statement
Missouri - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Areal Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch , Flood Watch / Flood Statement
Montana - Lake Wind Advisory , Record Report , Record Report
Nevada - Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning , Fire Weather Watch
New Hampshire - Coastal Flood Statement
New Mexico - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Wind Advisory, Heat Advisory , Heat Advisory, Wind Advisory , Heat Advisory , Record Report
New York - Coastal Flood Statement , Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
North Carolina - Beach Hazard Statement
North Dakota - Flood Warning , Public Information Statement
Ohio - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement
Oklahoma - Special Statement
Oregon - Excessive Heat Watch , Excessive Heat Warning, Heat Advisory , Heat Advisory
Pennsylvania - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Tornado Warning , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement
Puerto Rico -
South Carolina - Beach Hazard Statement
Tennessee - Tornado Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Wind Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Texas - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Advisory , Coastal Hazard Statement , Wind Advisory, Heat Advisory , Heat Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning , Beach Hazard Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Utah - Excessive Heat Warning
Vermont - Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Virginia - Flash Flood Watch
Washington - Heat Advisory , Excessive Heat Watch
West Virginia - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement
Wisconsin - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Wyoming - Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory
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