Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Jackson, MS

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WGUS84 KJAN 090120
FLSJAN
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON, MS
720 PM CST MON FEB 8 2016

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

  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.


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

&&

MSC049-121-100720-
/O.EXT.KJAN.FL.W.0020.000000T0000Z-160211T1236Z/
/JACM6.1.ER.160204T0430Z.160206T1930Z.160210T2136Z.NO/
720 PM CST MON FEB 8 2016


The Flood Warning continues for
  The Pearl River At Jackson
* until Thursday morning.
* At  6:15 PM Monday the stage was 30.6 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 Wednesday afternoon.
* Impact...At 31.0 feet...Water begins to impact approaches to
  additional homes and businesses in the Byram area.
* Impact...At 30.0 feet...Water backs up into several creeks and
  streams in the Jackson area. Water is under some homes near the
  river in the Byram area.
* 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.


&&

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

Middle Pearl River
Jackson        28  30.6 Mon 06 PM  30.0  28.8  26.6    Falling


&&


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



$$

MSC029-127-100719-
/O.CON.KJAN.FL.W.0021.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/ROCM6.1.ER.000000T0000Z.160205T1200Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
720 PM CST MON FEB 8 2016


The Flood Warning continues for
  The Pearl River Near Rockport
* until further notice.
* At  7:00 AM Sunday the stage was 29.7 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 25.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue falling.
* 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.
* 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   Tue   Wed   Thu Crest Time  Date

Middle Pearl River
Rockport       25  29.7 Sun 07 AM  29.0  28.6  27.9    Falling


&&


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



$$

MSC077-100719-
/O.CON.KJAN.FL.W.0022.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/MTCM6.2.ER.160203T1641Z.160206T1245Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
720 PM CST MON FEB 8 2016


The Flood Warning continues for
  The Pearl River Near Monticello
* until further notice.
* At  6:15 PM Monday the stage was 25.7 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 22.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue falling.
* Impact...At 26.0 feet...Water covers Old Highway 27 about 7 miles
  north of Monticello near Saint James Missionary Baptist Church.
* 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   Tue   Wed   Thu Crest Time  Date

Middle Pearl River
Monticello     22  25.7 Mon 06 PM  25.6  25.3  25.2    Falling


&&


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



$$

MSC091-100719-
/O.CON.KJAN.FL.W.0024.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/CLMM6.1.ER.160206T0415Z.160208T2045Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
720 PM CST MON FEB 8 2016


The Flood Warning continues for
  The Pearl River Near Columbia
* until further notice.
* At  6:15 PM Monday the stage was 19.2 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 17.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will remain near 19.2 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   Tue   Wed   Thu Crest Time  Date

Lower Pearl River
Columbia       17  19.2 Mon 06 PM  19.2  19.1  19.0    Falling


&&


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



$$




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