293  
WGUS44 KLIX 311451  
FLWLIX  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA  
851 AM CST TUE JAN 31 2023  
 
...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEW ORLEANS LA HAS ISSUED A FLOOD  
WARNING FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN MISSISSIPPI...  
 
PASCAGOULA RIVER AT GRAHAM FERRY AFFECTING JACKSON COUNTY.  
 
FOR THE PASCAGOULA RIVER...INCLUDING GRAHAM FERRY...MINOR FLOODING  
IS FORECAST.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
TURN AROUND, DON'T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD  
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.  
 
PLEASE REPORT OBSERVED FLOODING TO LOCAL EMERGENCY SERVICES OR LAW  
ENFORCEMENT AND REQUEST THEY PASS THIS INFORMATION TO THE NATIONAL  
WEATHER SERVICE WHEN YOU CAN DO SO SAFELY.  
 
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION IS AVAILABLE AT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/LIX. CLICK  
ON THE RIVERS AND LAKES MENU FOR FORECASTS AND OBSERVATIONS.  
 
THE NEXT STATEMENT WILL BE ISSUED WHEN UPDATES ARE NEEDED.  
 

 
 
MSC059-010900-  
/O.NEW.KLIX.FL.W.0041.230201T1200Z-000000T0000Z/  
/PGFM6.1.ER.230201T1200Z.230201T1200Z.000000T0000Z.NO/  
851 AM CST TUE JAN 31 2023  
 
...FLOOD WARNING IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING UNTIL FURTHER  
NOTICE...  
 
* WHAT...MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
 
* WHERE...PASCAGOULA RIVER AT GRAHAM FERRY.  
 
* WHEN...FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.  
 
* IMPACTS...AT 16.0 FEET, RIVER PROPERTY AT CUMBEST BLUFF WILL BE  
CUT OFF BY HIGH WATER AND SOME RIVER ROADS WILL BE IMPASSABLE.  
 
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...  
- AT 7:45 AM CST TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 15.9 FEET.  
- FORECAST...THE RIVER IS EXPECTED TO RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE  
TOMORROW MORNING AND CONTINUE RISING TO 16.0 FEET TOMORROW  
MORNING. ADDITIONAL RISES ARE POSSIBLE THEREAFTER.  
- FLOOD STAGE IS 16.0 FEET.  
- FLOOD HISTORY...THIS CREST COMPARES TO A PREVIOUS CREST OF  
16.0 FEET ON 05/05/1997.  
- HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/SAFETY/FLOOD  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3039 8856 3039 8861 3074 8869 3074 8858  
 

 
 
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