980  
WGUS84 KJAN 230140  
FLSJAN  
FLOOD STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON, MS  
740 PM CST SUN JAN 22 2017  
 
...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN MISSISSIPPI...  
 
PEARL RIVER NEAR MONTICELLO AFFECTING LAWRENCE 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 24 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.  
 

 
 
MSC077-240740-  
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740 PM CST SUN JAN 22 2017  
   
..FLOOD WARNING EXTENDED UNTIL WEDNESDAY EVENING
 
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE PEARL RIVER NEAR MONTICELLO  
* UNTIL WEDNESDAY EVENING.  
* AT 7:15 PM SUNDAY THE STAGE WAS 23.0 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 22.0 FEET.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 23.2 FEET BY  
TOMORROW MORNING.  
* 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 6 AM CREST  
LOCATION STG STG DAY TIME MON TUE WED CREST TIME DATE  
 
MIDDLE PEARL RIVER  
MONTICELLO 22 23.0 SUN 07 PM 23.2 23.0 21.9 23.2 06 AM 01/23  
 

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

 
 
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