Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Jackson, MS

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WGUS84 KJAN 230140
740 PM CST SUN JAN 22 2017

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Mississippi...

  Pearl River Near Monticello affecting Lawrence County


Do not drive or walk through areas where water covers roadway! The
water may be deeper than it appears. Remember...Turn around, don`t

Forecasts are based on rainfall that has occurred and that which is
forecast to occur. Routine 24 hours of forecast rainfall is used for
most sites. Routine 48 hours of forecast rainfall is used on Tibbee
Creek...Luxapallila Creek...Noxubee River...and the Tombigbee River.

The next regularly scheduled update is expected between 8 and 10 AM.


740 PM CST SUN JAN 22 2017

...Flood Warning extended until Wednesday evening...

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Pearl River Near Monticello
* until Wednesday evening.
* At 7:15 PM Sunday the stage was 23.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 22.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 23.2 feet by
  tomorrow morning.
* Impact...At 22.0 feet...Water inundates some lowland and
  agricultural land near the river.
* Impact...At 20.0 feet...Water begins to enter some lowland pasture
  land in the vicinity of Monticello .


              Flood    Observed        Forecast 6 AM      Crest
Location      Stg   Stg Day  Time   Mon   Tue   Wed Crest Time  Date

Middle Pearl River
Monticello     22  23.0 Sun 07 PM  23.2  23.0  21.9  23.2 06 AM 01/23


LAT...LON 3140 9008 3155 9017 3168 9019 3169 9005
      3155 9002 3140 8992


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