Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Jackson, MS

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WGUS84 KJAN 101540
FLSJAN
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON, MS
940 AM CST WED FEB 10 2016

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

  Pearl River Near Carthage affecting Leake County
  Pearl River At Jackson affecting Hinds and Rankin Counties
  Pearl River Near Rockport affecting Copiah and Simpson Counties
  Pearl River Near Monticello affecting Lawrence County
  Pearl River Near Columbia affecting Marion 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.


Additional information is available at:
http://ahps.srh.noaa.gov/ahps2/index.php?wfo=jan

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

&&

MSC079-112140-
/O.EXT.KJAN.FL.W.0015.000000T0000Z-160211T2242Z/
/CARM6.1.ER.160203T0929Z.160207T1415Z.160211T0742Z.NO/
940 AM CST WED FEB 10 2016

...Flood Warning extended until Thursday afternoon...

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Pearl River Near Carthage
* until Thursday afternoon.
* At  8:45 AM Wednesday the stage was 18.6 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 17.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue falling and will fall below
  flood stage by just after midnight tonight.
* Impact...At 17.0 feet...Minor overbank flooding of low areas along
  and near the river is occurring.

&&

              Flood    Observed        Forecast 7 AM      Crest
Location      Stg   Stg Day  Time   Thu   Fri   Sat Crest Time  Date

Upper Pearl River
Carthage       17  18.6 Wed 09 AM  16.5  14.3  12.4    Falling


&&


LAT...LON 3271 8964 3277 8956 3280 8951 3268 8946
      3266 8952 3263 8960



$$

MSC049-121-112140-
/O.EXT.KJAN.FL.W.0020.000000T0000Z-160211T2212Z/
/JACM6.1.ER.160204T0430Z.160206T1930Z.160211T0712Z.NO/
940 AM CST WED FEB 10 2016

...Flood Warning extended until Thursday afternoon...

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Pearl River At Jackson
* until Thursday afternoon.
* At  9:15 AM Wednesday the stage was 29.1 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 28.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue falling and will fall below
  flood stage by just after midnight tonight.
* Impact...At 29.0 feet...Farmland in southern Rankin County begins to
  flood and water begins to affect home access near the river in the
  Byram area.
* Impact...At 28.0 feet...Minor flooding of lowland near the river is
  occurring. Water begins to back up into several creeks and streams
  in the Jackson area.

&&

              Flood    Observed        Forecast 7 AM      Crest
Location      Stg   Stg Day  Time   Thu   Fri   Sat Crest Time  Date

Middle Pearl River
Jackson        28  29.1 Wed 09 AM  27.6  24.1  17.7    Falling


&&


LAT...LON 3193 9025 3212 9034 3243 9013 3237 9002
      3213 9020 3198 9012



$$

MSC029-127-112140-
/O.EXT.KJAN.FL.W.0021.000000T0000Z-160215T0900Z/
/ROCM6.1.ER.000000T0000Z.160205T1200Z.160214T0300Z.NO/
940 AM CST WED FEB 10 2016

...Flood Warning extended until late Sunday night...

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Pearl River Near Rockport
* until late Sunday night.
* At  7:00 AM Wednesday the stage was 28.6 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 25.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue falling and will fall below
  flood stage by Saturday before midnight.
* Impact...At 25.0 feet...Widespread flooding of low pastureland and
  bottomland is occurring.
* Impact...At 21.0 feet...Minor flooding of bottomlands is occurring
  in the immediate proximity of the river.

&&

              Flood    Observed        Forecast 7 AM      Crest
Location      Stg   Stg Day  Time   Thu   Fri   Sat Crest Time  Date

Middle Pearl River
Rockport       25  28.6 Wed 07 AM  28.2  27.5  26.3    Falling


&&


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



$$

MSC077-112140-
/O.EXT.KJAN.FL.W.0022.000000T0000Z-160215T0524Z/
/MTCM6.2.ER.160203T1641Z.160206T1245Z.160214T1424Z.NO/
940 AM CST WED FEB 10 2016


The Flood Warning continues for
  The Pearl River Near Monticello
* until Sunday evening.
* At  9:15 AM Wednesday the stage was 25.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 22.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue falling and will fall below
  flood stage by Sunday morning.
* Impact...At 25.0 feet...Water begins to flood lower portions of
  Cooper`s Ferry Park in Monticello.
* Impact...At 24.0 feet...Water appears in low areas in the extreme
  eastern portion of the city of Monticello.


&&

              Flood    Observed        Forecast 7 AM      Crest
Location      Stg   Stg Day  Time   Thu   Fri   Sat Crest Time  Date

Middle Pearl River
Monticello     22  25.0 Wed 09 AM  24.6  24.2  23.4    Falling


&&


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



$$

MSC091-112140-
/O.EXT.KJAN.FL.W.0024.000000T0000Z-160215T1500Z/
/CLMM6.1.ER.160206T0415Z.160208T2045Z.160215T0000Z.NO/
940 AM CST WED FEB 10 2016


The Flood Warning continues for
  The Pearl River Near Columbia
* until Monday morning.
* At  9:15 AM Wednesday the stage was 18.9 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 17.0 feet.
* Impact...At 18.0 feet...Low areas along the river are inundated.
* Impact...At 17.0 feet...Low areas near the river begin to flood.
  Water covers Old Highway 35 on the west side of the river.
* Impact...At 15.0 feet...Camp Lane Road south of columbia on the east
  side of the river begins to flood.


&&

              Flood    Observed        Forecast 7 AM      Crest
Location      Stg   Stg Day  Time   Thu   Fri   Sat Crest Time  Date

Lower Pearl River
Columbia       17  18.9 Wed 09 AM  18.6  18.3  17.9    Falling


&&


LAT...LON 3100 8979 3121 8992 3140 9008 3140 8992
      3124 8981 3100 8969



$$



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