Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Jackson, MS

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WGUS84 KJAN 280132
FLSJAN
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON, MS
732 PM CST FRI FEB 27 2015

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

  Pearl River Near Carthage affecting Leake County
  Pearl River Above Philadelphia affecting Neshoba 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.

&&

MSC099-010732-
/O.CON.KJAN.FL.W.0017.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/PLAM6.1.ER.150225T0058Z.150226T1715Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
732 PM CST FRI FEB 27 2015


The Flood Warning continues for
  The Pearl River Above Philadelphia
* until further notice.
* At  6:45 PM Friday the stage was 13.6 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 13.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will remain around 13.6 feet through Saturday before falling very slowly.
  The river will remain above flood stage through wednesday.
* Impact...At 14.0 feet...Water begins to cover some of the Burnside
  Lake Water Park roadways and camp areas.
* Impact...At 13.0 feet...Water begins to affect Burnside Lake Water
  Park.

&&

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

Upper Pearl River
Philadelphia   13  13.6 Fri 07 PM  13.6  13.5  13.4    NEARLY STEADY


&&


LAT...LON 3289 8922 3291 8915 3293 8902 3292 8893
      3284 8892 3277 8918



$$

MSC079-010732-
/O.EXT.KJAN.FL.W.0018.150301T0600Z-150302T0300Z/
/CARM6.1.ER.150301T0600Z.150301T0600Z.150301T1200Z.NO/
732 PM CST FRI FEB 27 2015


The Flood Warning continues for
  The Pearl River Near Carthage
* from late Saturday night to Sunday evening.
* At  6:45 PM Friday the stage was 15.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 17.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river is expected to rise to near flood stage late Saturday night or early
  Sunday morning.
* Impact...At 17.0 feet...Minor overbank flooding of low areas along
  and near the river is occurring.

&&

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

Upper Pearl River
Carthage       17  15.9 Fri 07 PM  16.5  17.0  16.5  17.0 12 AM 03/01


&&


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



$$



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