Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Jackson, MS

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WGUS84 KJAN 071449
FLSJAN
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON, MS
849 AM CST SUN FEB 7 2016

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

  Pearl River At Jackson affecting Hinds and Rankin Counties

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.

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MSC049-121-082049-
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/JACM6.1.ER.160204T0430Z.160206T1930Z.160211T0430Z.NO/
849 AM CST SUN FEB 7 2016


The Flood Warning continues for
  The Pearl River At Jackson
* until Thursday afternoon.
* At  8:15 AM Sunday the stage was 31.4 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 28.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will slowly fall over the next several days.
* 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   Mon   Tue   Wed Crest Time  Date

Middle Pearl River
Jackson        28  31.4 Sun 08 AM  31.2  30.9  29.7      Falling


&&


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



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