Friday, December 15, 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: 9.19 ft
    Latest Observation (Secondary): -999 kcfs
    Observation Time: Dec 15, 2017 03:00 PM -0600


    Forecast Issued: Dec 15, 2017 09:54 AM -0600


    Recent Category: Normal
    Recent Projected Forecast Available: 9.2 ft
    Recent Projected Forecast Available (Secondary): -999 kcfs
    Recent Projected Forecast Time: Dec 15, 2017 06:00 PM -0600


    Highest Category: Normal
    Highest Projected Forecast Available: 9.2 ft
    Highest Projected Forecast Available (Secondary): -999 kcfs
    Highest Projected Forecast Time: Dec 15, 2017 06:00 PM -0600


    Last Category: Normal
    Last Projected Forecast Available: 6.5 ft
    Last Projected Forecast Available (Secondary): -999 kcfs
    Last Projected Forecast Time: Dec 29, 2017 12:00 PM -0600

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

FEMA Region 4 News

Region IV News

  • Assistance to Georgians Tops $65 Million to Help Recovery Efforts

    WARNER ROBINS, Ga. — Three months after Hurricane Irma, recovery efforts continue across Georgia. With the help of the State of Georgia, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and Federal Emergency Management Agency, individuals, households, businesses and communities have received more than $65 million in assistance.

  • Elevating Your Home: What You Need to Know and Do

    If you are a Florida homeowner rebuilding after Hurricane Irma you may have to elevate your home to meet community floodplain management regulations.

    Communities participating in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) require all homes being substantially improved, or homes that have sustained substantial damage, to be built or elevated to or above the Base Flood Elevation (BFE).

    Substantial Improvement is a term used by NFIP and refers to the reconstruction or improvement of a structure that has been substantially damaged.

  • Disaster Recovery Center in Orlando Will Transition to SBA Disaster Loan

    ORLANDO, Fla.—The FEMA Disaster Recovery Center in Orlando is closing Wednesday, December 20, and will reopen at the same location as a U.S. Small Business Administration Disaster Loan Outreach Center (DLOC) on Thursday, December 21. Hours are 9 a.m. – 7 p.m., closed Sundays.

    The transition from FEMA to SBA will mean the center is primarily staffed by SBA personnel, however, a few FEMA representatives will be present to answer questions from survivors.


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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