Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Jackson, MS

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WGUS84 KJAN 131459
FLSJAN
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON, MS
859 AM CST SAT FEB 13 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.


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.

&&

MSC029-127-142059-
/O.EXT.KJAN.FL.W.0021.000000T0000Z-160215T0936Z/
/ROCM6.1.ER.000000T0000Z.160205T1200Z.160214T0336Z.NO/
859 AM CST SAT FEB 13 2016


The Flood Warning continues for
  The Pearl River Near Rockport
* until late Sunday night.
* At  6:00 AM Saturday the stage was 26.0 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 tonight.
* 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   Sun   Mon   Tue Crest Time  Date

Middle Pearl River
Rockport       25  26.0 Sat 06 AM  24.3  22.1  19.6    Falling


&&


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



$$

MSC077-142059-
/O.EXT.KJAN.FL.W.0022.000000T0000Z-160215T2230Z/
/MTCM6.2.ER.160203T1641Z.160206T1245Z.160215T0730Z.NO/
859 AM CST SAT FEB 13 2016

...Flood Warning extended until Monday afternoon...

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Pearl River Near Monticello
* until Monday afternoon.
* At  8:15 AM Saturday the stage was 23.8 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 early Monday morning.
* 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.
* Impact...At 20.0 feet...Water begins to enter some lowland pasture
  land in the vicinity of Monticello .


&&

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

Middle Pearl River
Monticello     22  23.8 Sat 08 AM  23.1  21.7  19.8    Falling


&&


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



$$

MSC091-142059-
/O.EXT.KJAN.FL.W.0024.000000T0000Z-160215T0900Z/
/CLMM6.1.ER.160206T0415Z.160208T2045Z.160214T1800Z.NO/
859 AM CST SAT FEB 13 2016


The Flood Warning continues for
  The Pearl River Near Columbia
* until late Sunday night.
* At  8:15 AM Saturday the stage was 17.5 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 early tomorrow 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.
* 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   Sun   Mon   Tue Crest Time  Date

Lower Pearl River
Columbia       17  17.5 Sat 08 AM  17.1  16.5  15.5    Falling


&&


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



$$



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