Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Jackson, MS

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WGUS84 KJAN 210110
FLSJAN
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON, MS
810 PM CDT SUN APR 20 2014

...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
  PEARL RIVER NEAR COLUMBIA AFFECTING MARION COUNTY


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

DO NOT DRIVE OR WALK THROUGH AREAS WHERE WATER COVERS ROADWAYS! THE
WATER MAY BE DEEPER THAN IT APPEARS. PLEASE USE EXTREME CAUTION IF
VENTURING NEAR RIVERBANKS. MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND IMMEDIATELY SHOULD
RISING WATER THREATEN YOUR SAFETY. REMEMBER...TURN AROUND, DON`T
DROWN!

THE FORECASTS ARE BASED ON RAINFALL THAT HAS OCCURRED AND THAT WHICH
IS FORECAST TO OCCUR OVER THE NEXT 12 HOURS FOR ALL SITES.


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION IS AVAILABLE AT (USE LOWER CASE LETTERS)
HTTP://AHPS.SRH.NOAA.GOV/AHPS2/INDEX.PHP?WFO=JAN

THE NEXT REGULARLY SCHEDULED UPDATE IS EXPECTED TONIGHT BETWEEN 8 AND
10 PM.

&&

MSC029-127-220710-
/O.CON.KJAN.FL.W.0032.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/ROCM6.2.ER.140406T1840Z.140410T1230Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
810 PM CDT SUN APR 20 2014


THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE PEARL RIVER NEAR ROCKPORT
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.
* AT 10:00 AM SUNDAY THE STAGE WAS 31.6 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 25.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE FALLING SLOWLY.
* IMPACT...AT 30.0 FEET...WATER BEGINS TO BACK UP INTO HIGHER
  AGRICULTURAL AND PASTURE LANDS, MAINLY ON THE SIMPSON COUNTY SIDE
  OF THE RIVER.

&&

              FLOOD    OBSERVED        FORECAST 6AM       CREST
LOCATION      STG   STG DAY  TIME   MON   TUE   WED CREST TIME  DATE

MIDDLE PEARL RIVER
ROCKPORT       25  31.6 SUN 10 AM  30.3  29.4  28.2     FALLING


&&


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



$$

MSC077-220710-
/O.CON.KJAN.FL.W.0020.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/MTCM6.2.ER.140407T0035Z.140411T1545Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
810 PM CDT SUN APR 20 2014


THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE PEARL RIVER NEAR MONTICELLO
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.
* AT  7:15 PM SUNDAY THE STAGE WAS 26.8 FEET.
* MODERATE FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MODERATE FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 22.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE FALLING SLOWLY.
* IMPACT...AT 26.5 FEET...FLOODING OCCURS NEAR THE HIGHWAY 84 BRIDGE
  AT THE ATWOOD WATER PARK.

&&

              FLOOD    OBSERVED        FORECAST 6AM       CREST
LOCATION      STG   STG DAY  TIME   MON   TUE   WED CREST TIME  DATE

MIDDLE PEARL RIVER
MONTICELLO     22  26.8 SUN 07 PM  26.0  25.4  24.4     FALLING


&&


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



$$

MSC091-220710-
/O.CON.KJAN.FL.W.0033.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/CLMM6.1.ER.140408T1637Z.140413T1415Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
810 PM CDT SUN APR 20 2014


THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE PEARL RIVER NEAR COLUMBIA
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.
* AT  7:15 PM SUNDAY THE STAGE WAS 21.2 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 17.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE FALLING SLOWLY.
* IMPACT...AT 21.0 FEET...BOTH RIVER BANKS AT COLUMBIA ARE OVERFLOWING
  AND WIDESPREAD LOWLAND FLOODING IS OCCURRING.

&&

              FLOOD    OBSERVED        FORECAST 6AM       CREST
LOCATION      STG   STG DAY  TIME   MON   TUE   WED CREST TIME  DATE

LOWER PEARL RIVER
COLUMBIA       17  21.2 SUN 07 PM  20.8  20.3  19.8     FALLING


&&


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



$$




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