395  
WGUS84 KJAN 130143  
FLSJAN  
FLOOD STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON, MS  
743 PM CST FRI FEB 12 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.  
 
THE NEXT REGULARLY SCHEDULED UPDATE IS EXPECTED BETWEEN 8 AND 10 AM.  
 

 
 
MSC029-127-140743-  
/O.CON.KJAN.FL.W.0021.000000T0000Z-160215T1047Z/  
/ROCM6.1.ER.000000T0000Z.160205T1200Z.160214T0447Z.NO/  
743 PM CST FRI FEB 12 2016  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE PEARL RIVER NEAR ROCKPORT  
* UNTIL LATE SUNDAY NIGHT.  
* AT 4:00 PM FRIDAY THE STAGE WAS 26.9 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 LATE TOMORROW NIGHT.  
* IMPACT...AT 25.0 FEET...WIDESPREAD FLOODING OF LOW PASTURELAND AND  
BOTTOMLAND IS OCCURRING.  
 

 
 
FLOOD OBSERVED FORECAST 7 AM CREST  
LOCATION STG STG DAY TIME SAT SUN MON CREST TIME DATE  
 
MIDDLE PEARL RIVER  
ROCKPORT 25 26.9 FRI 04 PM 26.1 24.4 21.9 FALLING  
 

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

 
 
MSC077-140742-  
/O.EXT.KJAN.FL.W.0022.000000T0000Z-160215T1500Z/  
/MTCM6.2.ER.160203T1641Z.160206T1245Z.160215T0000Z.NO/  
743 PM CST FRI FEB 12 2016  
   
..FLOOD WARNING EXTENDED UNTIL MONDAY MORNING
 
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE PEARL RIVER NEAR MONTICELLO  
* UNTIL MONDAY MORNING.  
* AT 7:15 PM FRIDAY THE STAGE WAS 24.1 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 SUNDAY EVENING.  
* 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.  
 

 
 
FLOOD OBSERVED FORECAST 7 AM CREST  
LOCATION STG STG DAY TIME SAT SUN MON CREST TIME DATE  
 
MIDDLE PEARL RIVER  
MONTICELLO 22 24.1 FRI 07 PM 23.8 22.8 21.1 FALLING  
 

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

 
 
MSC091-140742-  
/O.EXT.KJAN.FL.W.0024.000000T0000Z-160215T1200Z/  
/CLMM6.1.ER.160206T0415Z.160208T2045Z.160214T2100Z.NO/  
743 PM CST FRI FEB 12 2016  
   
..FLOOD WARNING EXTENDED UNTIL MONDAY MORNING
 
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE PEARL RIVER NEAR COLUMBIA  
* UNTIL MONDAY MORNING.  
* AT 7:15 PM FRIDAY THE STAGE WAS 17.7 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 SUNDAY 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.  
 

 
 
FLOOD OBSERVED FORECAST 7 AM CREST  
LOCATION STG STG DAY TIME SAT SUN MON CREST TIME DATE  
 
LOWER PEARL RIVER  
COLUMBIA 17 17.7 FRI 07 PM 17.6 17.2 16.5 FALLING  
 

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

 
 
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