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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON, MS  
1200 PM CST TUE FEB 7 2023  
   
..NOXUBEE RIVER AT MACON, MS FLOOD LEVEL CHANGES
 
 
TO:SUBSCRIBERS:  
-FAMILY OF SERVICES  
-NOAA WEATHER WIRE SERVICE  
-EMERGENCY MANAGERS WEATHER INFORMATION NETWORK  
-OTHER NWS PARTNERS, USERS, AND NWS EMPLOYEES  
 
FROM: MARTY POPE  
SERVICE HYDROLOGIST  
WEATHER FORECAST OFFICE JACKSON, MS  
 
SUBJECT: CHANGE TO RIVER FORECAST SERVICE LOCATIONS ALONG THE  
NOXUBEE RIVER IN NOXUBEE COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI.  
 
EFFECTIVE AT 1200 COORDINATED UNIVERSAL TIME ON WEDNESDAY MARCH 1ST  
2023, THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILL INCREASE THE FLOOD STAGES  
TO MATCH THE LOCATION CHANGE, DATUM CHANGE TO NAVD 88 USGS DATUM,  
AND A RECENT FLOOD SURVEY AT THE NOXUBEE RIVER FORECAST POINT (MCNM6).  
WITH THE NEW REAL-TIME GAGING INFORMATION FROM THE USGS, THE MINOR  
AND MODERATE FLOOD STAGE CATEGORIES WILL BE RAISED 2 FEET WHILE THE  
MAJOR FLOOD CATEGORY WILL BE RAISED 1.5 FEET. FORECASTS &  
INFORMATION WILL BE AVAILABLE ON THE INTERNET AT  
HTTPS://WATER.WEATHER.GOV/AHPS2/HYDROGRAPH.PHP?WFO=JAN&GAGE=MCNM6  
AND THROUGH ALL STANDARD NWS DISSEMINATION METHODS.  
 
THE NEW FLOOD CATEGORIES FOR NOXUBEE RIVER AT MACON, MS:  
 
ACTION STAGE FROM 25 FT TO 27 FT  
MINOR FLOOD STAGE FROM 26 FT TO 28 FT  
MODERATE FLOOD STAGE FROM 33 FT TO 35 FT  
MAJOR FLOOD STAGE FROM 38.5 FT TO 37 FT  
 
THESE NEW FLOOD STAGES AND CATEGORIES WILL BE REFERENCED IN FLOOD  
WARNINGS, FLOOD STATEMENTS, AND FLOOD ADVISORIES FOR THIS LOCATION.  
 
FORE MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT:  
MARTY POPE  
NWS WEATHER  
FORECAST OFFICE JACKSON, MS  
(601) 936-2189  
MARTY.POPE@NOAA.GOV  
 
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