697  
WGUS84 KJAN 161044  
FLSJAN  
FLOOD STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON, MS  
544 AM CDT WED APR 16 2014  
 
...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN  
MISSISSIPPI..  
 
PEARL RIVER ABOVE PHILADELPHIA AFFECTING NESHOBA COUNTY  
PEARL RIVER AT EDINBURG AFFECTING LEAKE COUNTY  
YOCKANOOKANY RIVER NEAR OFAHOMA 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.  
 
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION IS AVAILABLE AT (USE LOWER CASE LETTERS)  
HTTP://AHPS.SRH.NOAA.GOV/AHPS2/INDEX.PHP?WFO=JAN  
 
THE NEXT REGULARLY SCHEDULED UPDATE IS EXPECTED TONIGHT BETWEEN 8 AND  
10 PM.  
 

 
 
MSC099-171644-  
/O.CON.KJAN.FL.W.0045.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/  
/PLAM6.1.ER.140414T2322Z.140417T0000Z.000000T0000Z.NO/  
544 AM CDT WED APR 16 2014  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE PEARL RIVER ABOVE PHILADELPHIA  
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.  
* AT 4:45 AM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 15.0 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 13.0 FEET.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 15.2 FEET BY THIS  
EVENING.  
* IMPACT...AT 15.0 FEET...MOST OF THE CAMPING AREAS IN BURNSIDE LAKE  
WATER PARK ARE COVERED BY FLOOD WATER.  
 

 
 
FLOOD OBSERVED FORECAST 6AM CREST  
LOCATION STG STG DAY TIME THU FRI SAT CREST TIME DATE  
 
UPPER PEARL RIVER  
PHILADELPHIA 13 15.0 WED 05 AM 15.2 14.8 14.5 15.2 07 PM 04/16  
 

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

 
 
MSC079-171644-  
/O.CON.KJAN.FL.W.0025.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/  
/ENBM6.2.ER.140407T0905Z.140410T0345Z.000000T0000Z.NO/  
544 AM CDT WED APR 16 2014  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE PEARL RIVER AT EDINBURG  
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.  
* AT 4:45 AM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 22.5 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 20.0 FEET.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 23.0 FEET BY  
TOMORROW EVENING.  
* IMPACT...AT 23.0 FEET...WATER IS PARTIALLY COVERING SEVERAL COUNTY  
ROADS AND DIRT ROADS NEAR THE RIVER. THE LUMBER YARD DOWNSTREAM OF  
STATE HIGHWAY 16 BRIDGE IS AFFECTED.  
 

 
 
FLOOD OBSERVED FORECAST 6AM CREST  
LOCATION STG STG DAY TIME THU FRI SAT CREST TIME DATE  
 
UPPER PEARL RIVER  
EDINBURG 20 22.5 WED 05 AM 23.0 23.0 22.9 23.0 07 PM 04/17  
 

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

 
 
MSC079-171644-  
/O.CON.KJAN.FL.W.0028.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/  
/OFAM6.1.ER.140407T1442Z.140411T0630Z.000000T0000Z.NO/  
544 AM CDT WED APR 16 2014  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE YOCKANOOKANY RIVER NEAR OFAHOMA  
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.  
* AT 4:45 AM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 19.6 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 19.0 FEET.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 21.2 FEET BY  
FRIDAY MORNING.  
* IMPACT...AT 19.0 FEET...MINOR OVERBANK FLOODING OF FARMLAND ALONG  
THE RIVER IS OCCURRING.  
 

 
 
FLOOD OBSERVED FORECAST 6AM CREST  
LOCATION STG STG DAY TIME THU FRI SAT CREST TIME DATE  
 
YOCKANOOKANY RIVER  
OFAHOMA 19 19.6 WED 05 AM 20.9 21.2 21.1 21.2 07 AM 04/18  
 

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

 
 
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