Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Jackson, MS

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WGUS84 KJAN 201456
FLSJAN
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON, MS
956 AM CDT SUN APR 20 2014

...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN
MISSISSIPPI...

  PEARL RIVER AT EDINBURG AFFECTING LEAKE COUNTY
  YOCKANOOKANY RIVER NEAR OFAHOMA AFFECTING LEAKE COUNTY
  PEARL RIVER AT JACKSON AFFECTING HINDS AND RANKIN COUNTIES
  PEARL RIVER NEAR CARTHAGE AFFECTING LEAKE 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. 48 HOURS
QPF IS ROUTINELY USED FOR TIBBEE CREEK...LUXAPALLILA CREEK...THE
NOXUBEE RIVER...AND THE TOMBIGEE RIVER.

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

&&

MSC079-212056-
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/ENBM6.2.ER.140407T0905Z.140410T0345Z.140421T1400Z.NO/
956 AM CDT SUN APR 20 2014

...FLOOD WARNING EXTENDED UNTIL LATE MONDAY NIGHT...

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE PEARL RIVER AT EDINBURG
* UNTIL LATE MONDAY NIGHT.
* AT 8:45 AM SUNDAY THE STAGE WAS 21.3 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 20 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TO BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY
  LATE TOMORROW MORNING.
* IMPACT...AT 21 FEET...MINOR OVER BANK FLOODING IS OCCURRING SOUTH
  OF THE RIVER.

&&

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

UPPER PEARL RIVER
EDINBURG       20  21.3 SUN 09 AM  20.1  18.9  17.7     FALLING


&&


LAT...LON 3280 8951 3285 8935 3289 8922 3277 8918
      3273 8932 3268 8946



$$

MSC079-212055-
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/CARM6.1.ER.140401T2005Z.140411T0515Z.140423T0000Z.NO/
956 AM CDT SUN APR 20 2014


THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE PEARL RIVER NEAR CARTHAGE
* UNTIL WEDNESDAY MORNING.
* AT 8:45 AM SUNDAY THE STAGE WAS 20.6 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 17 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TO BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY
  TUESDAY EVENING.
* IMPACT...AT 20 FEET...WIDESPREAD FLOODING OF LOWLANDS UPSTREAM AND
  DOWNSTREAM OF HIGHWAY 35 BRIDGE IS OCCURRING.

&&

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

UPPER PEARL RIVER
CARTHAGE       17  20.6 SUN 09 AM  19.4  17.7  16.3     FALLING


&&


LAT...LON 3271 8964 3277 8956 3280 8951 3268 8946
      3266 8952 3263 8960



$$

MSC079-211300-
/O.EXT.KJAN.FL.W.0028.000000T0000Z-140421T1300Z/
/OFAM6.1.ER.140407T1442Z.140411T0630Z.140420T2200Z.NO/
956 AM CDT SUN APR 20 2014


THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE YOCKANOOKANY RIVER NEAR OFAHOMA
* UNTIL MONDAY MORNING.
* AT 8:45 AM SUNDAY THE STAGE WAS 19.8 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 19 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TO BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY
  LATE THIS AFTERNOON.
* IMPACT...AT 19 FEET...MINOR OVERBANK FLOODING OF FARMLAND ALONG
  THE RIVER IS OCCURRING.

&&

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

YOCKANOOKANY RIVER
OFAHOMA        19  19.8 SUN 09 AM  17.8  15.9  14.8     FALLING


&&


LAT...LON 3267 8975 3280 8976 3295 8972 3293 8958
      3280 8964 3271 8964



$$

MSC049-121-212055-
/O.EXT.KJAN.FL.W.0029.000000T0000Z-140423T1642Z/
/JACM6.2.ER.140406T1827Z.140411T1215Z.140423T0142Z.NO/
956 AM CDT SUN APR 20 2014


THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE PEARL RIVER AT JACKSON
* UNTIL WEDNESDAY MORNING.
* AT 9:30 AM SUNDAY THE STAGE WAS 30.7 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 28 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TO BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY
  TUESDAY EVENING.
* 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.

&&

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

MIDDLE PEARL RIVER
JACKSON        28  30.7 SUN 09 AM  30.3  29.4  26.4     FALLING


&&


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



$$




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