Flash Flood Watch

Areas Affected: Bienville; Bossier; Caddo; Caldwell; Claiborne; De Soto; Grant; Jackson; La Salle; Lincoln; Natchitoches; Ouachita; Red River; Sabine; Union; Webster; Winn

NWS Shreveport (Shreveport)

...Locally heavy rainfall with the potential for flash flooding will continue through tonight across all of the Four State Region... ...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT... The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* Portions of Arkansas, Louisiana, southeast Oklahoma, and Texas, including the following areas, in Arkansas, Columbia, Hempstead, Howard, Lafayette, Little River, Miller, Nevada, Sevier, and Union. In Louisiana, Bienville, Bossier, Caddo, Caldwell, Claiborne, De Soto, Grant, Jackson, La Salle, Lincoln, Natchitoches, Ouachita, Red River, Sabine, Union, Webster, and Winn. In southeast Oklahoma, McCurtain. In Texas, Angelina, Bowie, Camp, Cass, Cherokee, Franklin, Gregg, Harrison, Marion, Morris, Nacogdoches, Panola, Red River, Rusk, Sabine, San Augustine, Shelby, Smith, Titus, Upshur, and Wood.

* Through late tonight.

* Periods of moderate to heavy rainfall will continue along and behind a cold front across much of East Texas, Southeast Oklahoma, Southwest Arkansas, and North Louisiana. Additional rainfall amounts of 1 to 2 inches, with isolated higher amounts in excess of 3 inches over portions of Deep East Texas, North Louisiana, and Southcentral Arkansas, will be possible through tonight, although the threat for heavy rain will begin to diminish from west to east late tonight.

* Flash flooding of roads, low lying, and poor drainage areas will be possible. If you encounter flash flooding while driving your vehicle, remember to turn around, don`t drown.

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation. You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.


Flash Flood Warning

Areas Affected: Bienville; Grant; Jackson; Natchitoches; Winn

NWS Shreveport (Shreveport)

The National Weather Service in Shreveport has extended the

* Flash Flood Warning for... Grant Parish in north central Louisiana... Jackson Parish in north central Louisiana... Natchitoches Parish in northwestern Louisiana... Bienville Parish in northwestern Louisiana... Winn Parish in north central Louisiana...

* Until 900 PM CST

* At 548 PM CST, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing heavy rain across the warned area. Flash flooding is already occurring.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include... Natchitoches, Winnfield, Jonesboro, Arcadia, Colfax, Ringgold, Campti, Gibsland, Montgomery, Allen, Provencal, Natchez, Chatham, Clarence, Hodge, Dry Prong, Goldonna, North Hodge, Tullos and Dodson.

Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles. Please report flooding to your local law enforcement agency when you can do so safely.


Flood Warning

Areas Affected: Concordia

NWS Jackson (Central Mississippi)

...The National Weather Service in Jackson has issued a Flood Warning for the following rivers in Arkansas...Mississippi...Louisiana... Mississippi River Near Arkansas City affecting Chicot...Desha... Bolivar and Washington Counties Mississippi River Near Greenville affecting Chicot...East Carroll...Issaquena and Washington Counties Mississippi River At Vicksburg affecting Madison...Tensas... Claiborne...Jefferson and Warren Counties/Parishes Mississippi River At Natchez affecting Concordia...Adams and Wilkinson Counties/Parishes Rainfall from 2 to 5 inches has fallen from Northeast Texas through Arkansas and across Southeast Missouri in the last 24 hours. An additional 2 to 4 inches in expected across Arkansas and up the mainstem of the Ohio River over the next 48 hours. The Arkansas River will dump a lot of water into the Mississippi River above Arkansas City over the next several days. Forecast points along the Lower Mississippi are now expected to exceed minor flood stage. With additional heavy rainfall expected across the Lower Ohio and Lower Missisisppi River Valley beyond 48 hours, Lower Mississippi River crests could approach and exceed the moderate flood levels. The National Weather Service in Jackson has issued a

* Flood Warning for The Mississippi River At Natchez

* from Tuesday March 06 to Friday March 16.

* At 12:00 PM Wednesday the stage was 39.4 feet.

* Minor flooding is forecast.

* Flood stage is 48.0 feet.

* Forecast...The river will rise above flood stage Tuesday March 06 and will continue to rise to near 50.0 feet by Wednesday March 14.

* Flood history...This crest compares to a previous crest of 50.0 feet on April 2 2015.

* Impact...At 48.0 feet...Carthage Point Road becomes impassable.

* Impact...At 45.0 feet...Water under some buildings around Fort Adams, Mississippi.

* Impact...At 44.0 feet...Some camps and most access roads are flooded along Lake Mary.

* Impact...At 43.0 feet...Water covers Thornburg Lake Road in the area known as Anna`s Bottom which is north of Natchez. Also, Lake Mary Road is under water. && Flood Observed Forecast 6 AM Crest Location Stg Stg Day Time Thu Fri Sat Crest Time Date Lower Mississippi River Natchez 48 39.4 Wed 12 PM 39.8 40.4 41.1 50.0 07 AM 03/14 &&

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! Mississippi River forecasts are based on rainfall that has occurred and that which is forecast to occur over the next 48 hours. Additional information is available at: http://water.weather.gov/ahps2/index.php?wfo=jan The next regularly scheduled update is expected tonight between 8 and 10 PM.


Flood Warning

Areas Affected: East Carroll

NWS Jackson (Central Mississippi)

...The National Weather Service in Jackson has issued a Flood Warning for the following rivers in Arkansas...Mississippi...Louisiana... Mississippi River Near Arkansas City affecting Chicot...Desha... Bolivar and Washington Counties Mississippi River Near Greenville affecting Chicot...East Carroll...Issaquena and Washington Counties Mississippi River At Vicksburg affecting Madison...Tensas... Claiborne...Jefferson and Warren Counties/Parishes Mississippi River At Natchez affecting Concordia...Adams and Wilkinson Counties/Parishes Rainfall from 2 to 5 inches has fallen from Northeast Texas through Arkansas and across Southeast Missouri in the last 24 hours. An additional 2 to 4 inches in expected across Arkansas and up the mainstem of the Ohio River over the next 48 hours. The Arkansas River will dump a lot of water into the Mississippi River above Arkansas City over the next several days. Forecast points along the Lower Mississippi are now expected to exceed minor flood stage. With additional heavy rainfall expected across the Lower Ohio and Lower Missisisppi River Valley beyond 48 hours, Lower Mississippi River crests could approach and exceed the moderate flood levels. The National Weather Service in Jackson has issued a

* Flood Warning for The Mississippi River Near Greenville

* from Thursday March 08 to Tuesday March 13.

* At 12:00 PM Wednesday the stage was 36.9 feet.

* Minor flooding is forecast.

* Flood stage is 48.0 feet.

* Forecast...The river will rise above flood stage Thursday March 08 and will continue to rise to near 49.0 feet by Saturday March 10.

* Flood history...This crest compares to a previous crest of 48.8 feet on March 29 2011.

* Impact...At 48.0 feet...Water begins to cover the dirt road leading to the Farmers Grain terminal facility which is north of the Greenville bridge.

* Impact...At 45.0 feet...Lower Lake Ferguson Road is closed. Warfield Point Park is closed.

* Impact...At 44.5 feet...Road to Bunge Corporation grain elevators is under water.

* Impact...At 43.5 feet...Lower Lake Ferguson Road begins to flood.

* Impact...At 42.0 feet...Flooding is occurring around Lake Ferguson. && Flood Observed Forecast 6 AM Crest Location Stg Stg Day Time Thu Fri Sat Crest Time Date Lower Mississippi River Greenville 48 36.9 Wed 12 PM 37.6 38.4 39.2 49.0 06 AM 03/10 &&

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! Mississippi River forecasts are based on rainfall that has occurred and that which is forecast to occur over the next 48 hours. Additional information is available at: http://water.weather.gov/ahps2/index.php?wfo=jan The next regularly scheduled update is expected tonight between 8 and 10 PM.


Flash Flood Watch

Areas Affected: East Carroll; Franklin; Madison; Morehouse; Richland; Tensas; West Carroll

NWS Jackson (Central Mississippi)

...POTENTIAL FOR HEAVY RAINFALL AND FLASH FLOODING OVER PORTIONS OF THE ARKLAMISS DELTA REGION THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING... ...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING... The National Weather Service in Jackson has expanded the

* Flash Flood Watch to include portions of northeast Louisiana and Mississippi, including the following areas in northeast Louisiana, East Carroll, Franklin LA, Madison LA, Morehouse, Richland, Tensas and West Carroll. In Mississippi, Humphreys, Issaquena, Sharkey, Sunflower and Washington.

* Through Thursday morning

* Multiple rounds of showers and thunderstorms producing heavy rainfall could bring 3 to 5 inches of rain, with locally higher amounts possible.

* The flooding of roads, low lying areas, and areas with poor drainage will be possible. If encountering flooded roads, remember to turn around, don`t drown.

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation. You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action should flash flood warnings be issued.


Flood Warning

Areas Affected: Madison; Tensas

NWS Jackson (Central Mississippi)

...The National Weather Service in Jackson has issued a Flood Warning for the following rivers in Arkansas...Mississippi...Louisiana... Mississippi River Near Arkansas City affecting Chicot...Desha... Bolivar and Washington Counties Mississippi River Near Greenville affecting Chicot...East Carroll...Issaquena and Washington Counties Mississippi River At Vicksburg affecting Madison...Tensas... Claiborne...Jefferson and Warren Counties/Parishes Mississippi River At Natchez affecting Concordia...Adams and Wilkinson Counties/Parishes Rainfall from 2 to 5 inches has fallen from Northeast Texas through Arkansas and across Southeast Missouri in the last 24 hours. An additional 2 to 4 inches in expected across Arkansas and up the mainstem of the Ohio River over the next 48 hours. The Arkansas River will dump a lot of water into the Mississippi River above Arkansas City over the next several days. Forecast points along the Lower Mississippi are now expected to exceed minor flood stage. With additional heavy rainfall expected across the Lower Ohio and Lower Missisisppi River Valley beyond 48 hours, Lower Mississippi River crests could approach and exceed the moderate flood levels. The National Weather Service in Jackson has issued a

* Flood Warning for The Mississippi River At Vicksburg

* from Friday March 09 to Wednesday March 14.

* At 12:00 PM Wednesday the stage was 32.5 feet.

* Minor flooding is forecast.

* Flood stage is 43.0 feet.

* Forecast...The river will rise above flood stage Friday March 09 and will continue to rise to near 44.0 feet Monday March 12. The river will fall below flood stage Wednesday March 14.

* Flood history...This crest compares to a previous crest of 44.3 feet on May 23 2013.

* Impact...At 44.0 feet...Ford and Kings Subdivision at Pittman Road and Mary`s Alley begins to flood.

* Impact...At 43.5 feet...Long Lake Subdivision is completely flooded. Vicksburg Floodwall gates at train depot and the lumber yard gate 8 are closed.

* Impact...At 43.0 feet...Jackson Lane in North Vicksburg begins to flood.

* Impact...At 41.2 feet...Long Lake Road is under water starting where the low road to the island takes off south. Access to Long Lake Community requires a boat. Chickasaw Road goes under water just west of the Chickasaw Community.

* Impact...At 40.5 feet...Shady Lane Drive becomes impassable. Long Lake Road becomes impassable just north of Cypress Drive.

* Impact...At 36.5 feet...Water begins to affect the Long Lake Community. The low road to Kings Island becomes impassable. && Flood Observed Forecast 6 AM Crest Location Stg Stg Day Time Thu Fri Sat Crest Time Date Lower Mississippi River Vicksburg 43 32.5 Wed 12 PM 33.0 33.6 34.5 44.0 07 AM 03/12 &&

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! Mississippi River forecasts are based on rainfall that has occurred and that which is forecast to occur over the next 48 hours. Additional information is available at: http://water.weather.gov/ahps2/index.php?wfo=jan The next regularly scheduled update is expected tonight between 8 and 10 PM.


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