Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Current River Alerts

Current Hydrologic Alerts for Mississippi provided by the National Weather Service - Advanced Hydrologic Prediction Service
  1. Alert - VCKM6 - Mississippi River at Vicksburg (Mississippi)

    Alert conditions are not currently being met.

    Flood Categories

    Primary (ft)

    • Action : 35 ft
    • Minor : 43 ft
    • Moderate : 46 ft
    • Major : 50 ft

    Secondary (kcfs)

    • Action : Not Set
    • Minor : Not Set
    • Moderate : Not Set
    • Major : Not Set

    The forecast flood categories are the same as the observation flood categories.

    Gauge Data


    Latest Observation Category: Normal
    Latest Observation: 17.56 ft
    Latest Observation (Secondary): -999 kcfs
    Observation Time: Aug 23, 2017 06:00 AM -0500


    Forecast Issued: Aug 22, 2017 10:09 AM -0500


    Recent Category: Normal
    Recent Projected Forecast Available: 17.6 ft
    Recent Projected Forecast Available (Secondary): -999 kcfs
    Recent Projected Forecast Time: Aug 23, 2017 07:00 AM -0500


    Highest Category: Normal
    Highest Projected Forecast Available: 18.6 ft
    Highest Projected Forecast Available (Secondary): -999 kcfs
    Highest Projected Forecast Time: Sep 4, 2017 01:00 AM -0500


    Last Category: Normal
    Last Projected Forecast Available: 17.4 ft
    Last Projected Forecast Available (Secondary): -999 kcfs
    Last Projected Forecast Time: Sep 6, 2017 01:00 AM -0500

    U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Data and Site Info for Vicksburg: USGS ID: 07289000

FEMA Region 4 News

Region IV News

  • FEMA Selects Lathan Chatfield for 2017 Youth Preparedness Council

  • Jackson and Jefferson Counties Approved for Federal Infrastructure Disaster Aid

    ATLANTA – Local governments and certain private nonprofits in two Tennessee counties are now eligible to receive federal assistance to help cover emergency expenses and repair damage associated with the severe storms, straight-line winds, and flooding that occurred May 27-28, 2017, according to state and federal officials.

    The Federal Emergency Management Agency said an amendment to the major disaster declaration of June 23, authorizes the Public Assistance Grant Program for Jackson and Jefferson counties.

  • FEMA Selects Ruben Banks for 2017 Youth Preparedness Council

    ATLANTA--The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) welcomes Ruben M. Banks from Jackson, Miss. as one of the 15 national selectees for the 2017–2019 Youth Preparedness Council (YPC).

    The FEMA YPC was formed in 2012 to bring together high school-age youth leaders from across the country who are interested and engaged in emergency preparedness. The 15 council members are attending the YPC Summit in Washington, D.C., from July 18-19, to meet with FEMA leaders and prepare for the year ahead.


Inspection Contact Info

con_tel Phone: 601-634-4528
con_fax Fax: 601-619-7885

Hours: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm M-F

con_addressPhysical Address:
City of Vicksburg
Inspection Department
819 South Street
Vicksburg, MS 39180

con_addressMailing Address:
City of Vicksburg
Inspection Depatrment
PO Box 150
Vicksburg, MS 39181

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