Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Jackson, MS

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WGUS84 KJAN 130143
FLSJAN
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON, MS
743 PM CST FRI FEB 12 2016

...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 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.

&&

MSC029-127-140743-
/O.CON.KJAN.FL.W.0021.000000T0000Z-160215T1047Z/
/ROCM6.1.ER.000000T0000Z.160205T1200Z.160214T0447Z.NO/
743 PM CST FRI FEB 12 2016


The Flood Warning continues for
  The Pearl River Near Rockport
* until late Sunday night.
* At  4:00 PM Friday the stage was 26.9 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 late tomorrow night.
* 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   Sat   Sun   Mon Crest Time  Date

Middle Pearl River
Rockport       25  26.9 Fri 04 PM  26.1  24.4  21.9     Falling


&&


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



$$

MSC077-140742-
/O.EXT.KJAN.FL.W.0022.000000T0000Z-160215T1500Z/
/MTCM6.2.ER.160203T1641Z.160206T1245Z.160215T0000Z.NO/
743 PM CST FRI FEB 12 2016

...Flood Warning extended until Monday morning...

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Pearl River Near Monticello
* until Monday morning.
* At  7:15 PM Friday the stage was 24.1 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 evening.
* Impact...At 24.0 feet...Water appears in low areas in the extreme
  eastern portion of the city of Monticello.
* 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   Sat   Sun   Mon Crest Time  Date

Middle Pearl River
Monticello     22  24.1 Fri 07 PM  23.8  22.8  21.1     Falling


&&


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



$$

MSC091-140742-
/O.EXT.KJAN.FL.W.0024.000000T0000Z-160215T1200Z/
/CLMM6.1.ER.160206T0415Z.160208T2045Z.160214T2100Z.NO/
743 PM CST FRI FEB 12 2016

...Flood Warning extended until Monday morning...

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Pearl River Near Columbia
* until Monday morning.
* At  7:15 PM Friday the stage was 17.7 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 Sunday afternoon.
* 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.


&&

              Flood    Observed        Forecast 7 AM      Crest
Location      Stg   Stg Day  Time   Sat   Sun   Mon Crest Time  Date

Lower Pearl River
Columbia       17  17.7 Fri 07 PM  17.6  17.2  16.5      Falling


&&


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



$$



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