507  
WGUS84 KJAN 210246  
FLSJAN  
FLOOD STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON, MS  
845 PM CST THU FEB 20 2020  
 
...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN  
MISSISSIPPI..  
 
PEARL RIVER ABOVE PHILADELPHIA AFFECTING NESHOBA COUNTY  
PEARL RIVER AT EDINBURG AFFECTING LEAKE COUNTY  
PEARL RIVER NEAR CARTHAGE AFFECTING LEAKE COUNTY  
TUSCOLAMETA CREEK AT WALNUT GROVE AFFECTING LEAKE COUNTY  
YOCKANOOKANY RIVER NEAR KOSCIUSKO AFFECTING ATTALA COUNTY  
YOCKANOOKANY RIVER NEAR OFAHOMA AFFECTING LEAKE COUNTY  
PEARL RIVER AT JACKSON AFFECTING HINDS AND RANKIN COUNTIES  
 
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!  
 
PLEASE NOTE THAT FORECAST CRESTS ARE BASED UPON RAINFALL THAT HAS  
OCCURRED ALONG WITH FORECAST RAINFALL FOR THE NEXT 24 HOURS.  
 
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION IS AVAILABLE AT:  
HTTPS://WATER.WEATHER.GOV/AHPS2/INDEX.PHP?WFO=JAN  
 
THE NEXT REGULARLY SCHEDULED UPDATE IS EXPECTED BETWEEN 8 AND 10 AM.  
 

 
 
MSC099-220844-  
/O.CON.KJAN.FL.W.0091.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/  
/PLAM6.1.ER.200219T1130Z.200222T1200Z.000000T0000Z.NO/  
845 PM CST THU FEB 20 2020  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE PEARL RIVER ABOVE PHILADELPHIA  
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.  
* AT 7:45 PM THURSDAY 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 CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 15.0 FEET  
SATURDAY MORNING.  
* IMPACT...AT 15.0 FEET...MOST OF THE CAMPING AREAS AND ROADWAYS IN  
BURNSIDE LAKE WATER PARK ARE COVERED BY FLOOD WATER.  
* IMPACT...AT 14.0 FEET...WATER BEGINS TO COVER SOME OF THE BURNSIDE  
LAKE WATER PARK ROADWAYS AND CAMP AREAS.  
 

 
 
FLOOD OBSERVED FORECAST 6 AM CREST  
LOCATION STG STG DAY TIME FRI SAT SUN CREST TIME DATE  
 
UPPER PEARL RIVER  
PHILADELPHIA 13 13.6 THU 08 PM 14.2 15.0 14.6 15.0 06 AM 02/22  
 

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

 
 
MSC079-220844-  
/O.CON.KJAN.FL.W.0070.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/  
/ENBM6.2.ER.200210T1836Z.200213T1445Z.000000T0000Z.UU/  
845 PM CST THU FEB 20 2020  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE PEARL RIVER AT EDINBURG  
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.  
* AT 7:45 PM THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS 21.4 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 20.0 FEET.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 23.5 FEET SUNDAY  
MORNING.  
* IMPACT...AT 23.0 FEET...WATER IS PARTIALLY COVERING SEVERAL COUNTY  
ROADS AND DIRT ROADS NEAR THE RIVER.  
 

 
 
FLOOD OBSERVED FORECAST 6 AM CREST  
LOCATION STG STG DAY TIME FRI SAT SUN CREST TIME DATE  
 
UPPER PEARL RIVER  
EDINBURG 20 21.4 THU 08 PM 21.8 22.7 23.5 23.5 06 AM 02/23  
 

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

 
 
MSC079-220844-  
/O.CON.KJAN.FL.W.0071.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/  
/CARM6.2.ER.200210T1726Z.200214T0600Z.000000T0000Z.NO/  
845 PM CST THU FEB 20 2020  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE PEARL RIVER NEAR CARTHAGE  
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.  
* AT 7:45 PM THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS 20.6 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 17.0 FEET.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL REMAIN STEADY BEFORE BEGINNING TO RISE AND  
CREST NEAR 21.5 FEET ON MONDAY MORNING.  
 

 
 
FLOOD OBSERVED FORECAST 6 AM CREST  
LOCATION STG STG DAY TIME FRI SAT SUN CREST TIME DATE  
 
UPPER PEARL RIVER  
CARTHAGE 17 20.6 THU 08 PM 20.7 20.6 20.9 21.5 06 AM 02/24  
 

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

 
 
MSC079-220844-  
/O.CON.KJAN.FL.W.0092.000000T0000Z-200224T0900Z/  
/WTGM6.1.ER.200220T1633Z.200221T1800Z.200223T2100Z.NO/  
845 PM CST THU FEB 20 2020  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE TUSCOLAMETA CREEK AT WALNUT GROVE  
* UNTIL LATE SUNDAY NIGHT.  
* AT 8:00 PM THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS 25.8 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 25.0 FEET.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 26.5 FEET BY EARLY  
TOMORROW AFTERNOON.  
 

 
 
FLOOD OBSERVED FORECAST 6 AM CREST  
LOCATION STG STG DAY TIME FRI SAT SUN CREST TIME DATE  
 
TUSCOLAMETA CREEK  
WALNUT GROVE 25 25.8 THU 08 PM 26.4 26.2 25.6 26.5 12 PM 02/21  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3266 8953 3261 8945 3257 8935 3250 8942  
3258 8953 3263 8960  
 

 
 
MSC007-220844-  
/O.CON.KJAN.FL.W.0098.200221T1800Z-200222T1200Z/  
/KSCM6.1.ER.200221T1800Z.200221T1800Z.200222T0000Z.NO/  
845 PM CST THU FEB 20 2020  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE YOCKANOOKANY RIVER NEAR KOSCIUSKO  
* FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON TO SATURDAY MORNING.  
* AT 9:45 AM THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS 14.2 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 15.0 FEET.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER IS EXPECTED TO RISE TO NEAR FLOOD STAGE BY EARLY  
TOMORROW AFTERNOON.  
* IMPACT...AT 15.0 FEET...WATER APPROACHES THE NATCHEZ TRACE PARKWAY  
SOUTH OF KOSCIUSKO. WATER FLOODS LOWLANDS ALONGTHE REACH OF THE  
RIVER.  
 

 
 
FLOOD OBSERVED FORECAST 6 AM CREST  
LOCATION STG STG DAY TIME FRI SAT SUN CREST TIME DATE  
 
YOCKANOOKANY RIVER  
KOSCIUSKO 15 14.2 THU 10 AM 14.9 14.8 13.8  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3295 8972 3308 8964 3328 8945 3320 8933  
3305 8950 3293 8958  
 

 
 
MSC079-220844-  
/O.EXT.KJAN.FL.W.0093.200221T0439Z-200225T1912Z/  
/OFAM6.1.ER.200221T0439Z.200222T1200Z.200225T0712Z.NO/  
845 PM CST THU FEB 20 2020  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE YOCKANOOKANY RIVER NEAR OFAHOMA  
* UNTIL TUESDAY AFTERNOON.  
* AT 7:45 PM THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS 18.6 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 19.0 FEET.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE TONIGHT AND WILL  
CONTINUE TO RISE TO NEAR 20.5 FEET SATURDAY MORNING.  
* IMPACT...AT 19.0 FEET...MINOR OVERBANK FLOODING OF FARMLAND ALONG  
THE RIVER IS OCCURRING.  
 

 
 
FLOOD OBSERVED FORECAST 6 AM CREST  
LOCATION STG STG DAY TIME FRI SAT SUN CREST TIME DATE  
 
YOCKANOOKANY RIVER  
OFAHOMA 19 18.6 THU 08 PM 19.8 20.5 20.4 20.5 06 AM 02/22  
 

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

 
 
MSC049-121-220844-  
/O.CON.KJAN.FL.W.0085.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/  
/JACM6.3.ER.200211T1445Z.200217T1445Z.000000T0000Z.NO/  
845 PM CST THU FEB 20 2020  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE PEARL RIVER AT JACKSON  
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.  
* AT 8:15 PM THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS 32.7 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 28.0 FEET.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE FALLING.  
 

 
 
FLOOD OBSERVED FORECAST 6 AM CREST  
LOCATION STG STG DAY TIME FRI SAT SUN CREST TIME DATE  
 
MIDDLE PEARL RIVER  
JACKSON 28 32.7 THU 08 PM 32.3 31.6 31.2  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3193 9025 3212 9034 3243 9013 3237 9002  
3213 9020 3198 9012  
 

 
 
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