Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Jackson, MS

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WGUS84 KJAN 030142
FLSJAN
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON, MS
742 PM CST MON MAR 2 2015




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

  Pearl River Near Rockport affecting Copiah and Simpson Counties
  Pearl River Near Monticello affecting Lawrence County


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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!

Forecasts are based on rainfall that has occurred and that which is
forecast to occur. Routine 12 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.

&&

MSC029-127-040742-
/O.EXT.KJAN.FL.W.0019.000000T0000Z-150305T1630Z/
/ROCM6.1.ER.150303T0003Z.150303T1200Z.150304T1030Z.NO/
742 PM CST MON MAR 2 2015


The Flood Warning continues for
  The Pearl River Near Rockport
* until Thursday morning.
* At  2:30 PM Monday the stage was 24.7 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 25.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will rise above flood stage by this evening
  and will continue to rise to near 25.8 feet by tomorrow morning.
* Impact...At 25.0 feet...Widespread flooding of low pastureland and
  bottomland is occurring.

&&

              Flood    Observed        Forecast 7 AM      Crest
Location      Stg   Stg Day  Time   Tue   Wed   Thu Crest Time  Date

Middle Pearl River
Rockport       25  24.7 Mon 02 PM  25.8  24.9  23.3  25.8 06 AM 03/03


&&


LAT...LON 3168 9019 3178 9019 3193 9025 3198 9012
      3182 9005 3169 9005



$$

MSC077-040742-
/O.EXT.KJAN.FL.W.0020.150303T1800Z-150305T1800Z/
/MTCM6.1.ER.150303T1800Z.150304T0600Z.150305T0300Z.NO/
742 PM CST MON MAR 2 2015


The Flood Warning continues for
  The Pearl River Near Monticello
* from Tuesday afternoon to Thursday afternoon.
* At  7:15 PM Monday the stage was 21.4 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 22.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will rise above flood stage by early tomorrow
  afternoon and will continue to rise to near 22.4 feet by early
  Wednesday morning.
* Impact...At 22.0 feet...Water inundates some lowland and
  agricultural land near the river.

&&

              Flood    Observed        Forecast 7 AM      Crest
Location      Stg   Stg Day  Time   Tue   Wed   Thu Crest Time  Date

Middle Pearl River
Monticello     22  21.4 Mon 07 PM  21.9  22.3  21.7  22.4 12 AM 03/04


&&


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



$$



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