Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Jackson, MS

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WGUS84 KJAN 121425
FLSJAN
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON, MS
824 AM 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 over the next 12 hours.

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.

&&

MSC029-127-132024-
/O.EXT.KJAN.FL.W.0021.000000T0000Z-160215T1047Z/
/ROCM6.1.ER.000000T0000Z.160205T1200Z.160214T0447Z.NO/
824 AM CST FRI FEB 12 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 Friday the stage was 27.3 feet and falling.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 25 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue falling and will fall below
  flood stage by late Saturday evening .
* Impact...At 25 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  27.3 Fri  7 AM  26.2  24.4  21.5      Falling


&&


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



$$

MSC077-132023-
/O.EXT.KJAN.FL.W.0022.000000T0000Z-160215T1124Z/
/MTCM6.2.ER.160203T1641Z.160206T1245Z.160214T2024Z.NO/
824 AM CST FRI FEB 12 2016


The Flood Warning continues for
  The Pearl River Near Monticello
* until late Sunday night.
* At 7:15 AM Friday the stage was 24.3 feet and falling.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 22 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue falling and will fall below
  flood stage by early Sunday afternoon.
* Impact...At 24 feet...Water appears in low areas in the extreme
  eastern portion of the city of Monticello.
* Impact...At 22 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  24.3 Fri  7 AM  23.6  22.5  20.6      Falling


&&


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



$$

MSC091-132023-
/O.EXT.KJAN.FL.W.0024.000000T0000Z-160214T1500Z/
/CLMM6.1.ER.160206T0415Z.160208T2045Z.160214T0000Z.NO/
824 AM CST FRI FEB 12 2016


The Flood Warning continues for
  The Pearl River Near Columbia
* until Sunday morning.
* At 7:15 AM Friday the stage was 17.9 feet and falling.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 17 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue falling and will fall below
  flood stage by tomorrow evening.
* Impact...At 17 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  17.9 Fri  7 AM  17.3  16.6  15.5      Falling

&&


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



$$

DL




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