Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Jackson, MS

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WGUS84 KJAN 240101
FLSJAN
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON, MS
801 PM CDT WED APR 23 2014

...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 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 BETWEEN 8 AND 10 AM.

&&

MSC029-127-250701-
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/ROCM6.2.ER.140406T1840Z.140410T1230Z.140426T0000Z.NO/
801 PM CDT WED APR 23 2014


THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE PEARL RIVER NEAR ROCKPORT
* UNTIL LATE SATURDAY NIGHT.
* AT 7:00 AM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 28.7 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 FRIDAY EVENING.
* IMPACT...AT 25.0 FEET...WIDESPREAD FLOODING OF LOW PASTURELAND AND
  BOTTOMLAND IS OCCURRING.

&&

              FLOOD    OBSERVED        FORECAST 6AM       CREST
LOCATION      STG   STG DAY  TIME   THU   FRI   SAT CREST TIME  DATE

MIDDLE PEARL RIVER
ROCKPORT       25  28.7 WED 07 AM  27.6  26.1  23.9    FALLING


&&


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



$$

MSC077-250701-
/O.CON.KJAN.FL.W.0020.000000T0000Z-140426T1200Z/
/MTCM6.2.ER.140407T0035Z.140411T1545Z.140425T2100Z.NO/
801 PM CDT WED APR 23 2014


THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE PEARL RIVER NEAR MONTICELLO
* UNTIL SATURDAY MORNING.
* AT 7:15 PM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 25.4 FEET.
* MODERATE FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MODERATE FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 22.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE FALLING AND WILL FALL BELOW
  FLOOD STAGE BY FRIDAY AFTERNOON.
* IMPACT...AT 25.0 FEET...WATER BEGINS TO FLOOD LOWER PORTIONS OF
  COOPER`S FERRY PARK IN MONTICELLO.

&&

              FLOOD    OBSERVED        FORECAST 6AM       CREST
LOCATION      STG   STG DAY  TIME   THU   FRI   SAT CREST TIME  DATE

MIDDLE PEARL RIVER
MONTICELLO     22  25.4 WED 07 PM  24.6  22.8  20.7    FALLING


&&


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



$$

MSC091-250700-
/O.CON.KJAN.FL.W.0033.000000T0000Z-140427T1500Z/
/CLMM6.1.ER.140408T1637Z.140413T1415Z.140427T0000Z.NO/
801 PM CDT WED APR 23 2014


THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE PEARL RIVER NEAR COLUMBIA
* UNTIL SUNDAY MORNING.
* AT 7:15 PM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 19.5 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 SATURDAY EVENING.
* IMPACT...AT 18.0 FEET...LOW AREAS ALONG THE RIVER ARE INUNDATED.


&&

              FLOOD    OBSERVED        FORECAST 6AM       CREST
LOCATION      STG   STG DAY  TIME   THU   FRI   SAT CREST TIME  DATE

LOWER PEARL RIVER
COLUMBIA       17  19.5 WED 07 PM  19.3  18.7  17.6    FALLING


&&


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



$$




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