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Flood warnings in effect across the state

Numerous flood warnings are in effect across the state as waters from the weekend’s storms recede into lakes, creeks, rivers, ponds and streams.

To find if flooding will impact your area, scroll down, find your county, and see the warnings set for area.

Warnings impacting multiple counties can be found at the bottom of the article.

LEAKE COUNTY: 

 

The Flood Warning continues for The Pearl River near Edinburg until late Saturday night.
* At 7:45 PM Friday the stage was 22.5 feet.

* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.

* Flood stage is 20.0 feet.

* Forecast…The river will continue falling and will fall below
flood stage by Sunday morning.

* Impact…At 21.0 feet…Minor over bank flooding continues in areas
south of the river.


The Flood Warning continues for The Pearl River Near Carthage until Tuesday morning.

At 7:45 PM Friday the stage was 19.2 feet.

* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.

* Flood stage is 17.0 feet.

* Forecast…The river will continue rising to near 19.3 feet by just
after midnight tonight. The river will fall below flood stage by
Monday evening.


NESHOBA COUNTY: 

 

The Pearl River Above Philadelphia until Sunday afternoon.

* At 7:45 PM Friday the stage was 13.2 feet.

* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.

* Flood stage is 13.0 feet.

* Forecast…The river will continue falling and will fall below
flood stage by tomorrow morning.


LAWRENCE COUNTY: 

The Flood Warning continues for The Pearl River Near Monticello until further notice.
At 8:15 PM Friday the stage was 25.1 feet.

* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.

* Flood stage is 22.0 feet.

* Forecast…The river will continue rising to near 25.5 feet by
early Sunday morning.


MARION COUNTY: 

The Pearl River Near Columbia until further notice.
* At 8:15 PM Friday the stage was 15.6 feet.

* Minor flooding is forecast.

* Flood stage is 17.0 feet.

* Forecast…The river will rise above flood stage by Sunday morning and will continue to rise to near 17.5 feet by early Monday
afternoon.


HOLMES/ATTALA COUNTIES: 

The Flood Warning continues for The Big Black River At West until further notice.

* At 7:45 PM Friday the stage was 18.7 feet.

* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.

* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.

* Forecast…The river will continue falling.


HINDS/WARREN COUNTIES:

The Pearl River At Jackson until Tuesday morning.

* At 8:30 PM Friday the stage was 32.2 feet.

* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.

* Flood stage is 28.0 feet.

* Forecast…The river will continue falling and will fall below
flood stage by Monday afternoon.


HINDS/RANKIN COUNTIES:

The Flood Warning continues for The Pearl River At Jackson until Tuesday morning.

* At 8:30 PM Friday the stage was 32.2 feet.

* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.

* Flood stage is 28.0 feet.

* Forecast…The river will continue falling and will fall below
flood stage by Monday afternoon.


COPIAH/SIMPSON COUNTIES: 

The Flood Warning continues for The Pearl River Near Rockport until further notice.

At 5:00 PM Friday the stage was 31.0 feet.

* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.

* Flood stage is 25.0 feet.

* Forecast…The river will continue falling.

 


PEARL RIVER/ST. TAMMANY/HANCOCK COUNTIES:

The Flood Warning continues for
The Pearl River Near Pearl River.

* until further notice.

* At 7:00 PM Friday the stage was 15.6 feet.

* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.

* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.

* Forecast…The river will continue rising to near 16.5 feet by
Friday morning, April 14th, then begin falling.

* Impact…At 16.0 feet…Lower portions of streets in River Gardens
Subdivision will begin to flood. Secondary roads to the river and
throughout Honey Island Swamp will remain inundated. Property in
the vicinity of the gage is flooded threatening about 20 homes
along the left bank. The Bogue Chitto National Wildlife Refuge will
be closed to hunting at the 15.5 foot stage.

* Impact…At 15.5 feet…Secondary roads to the river and throughout
Honey Island Swamp are inundated. Property in the vicinity of the
gage is flooded threatening about 20 homes along the left bank. The
Bogue Chitto National Wildlife Refuge will be closed to hunting at
the 15.5 foot stage.

* Impact…At 14.0 feet…Secondary roads to the river and throughout
Honey Island Swamp are inundated. Property in the vicinity of the
gage is flooded threatening about 20 homes along the left bank.

* Impact…At 13.0 feet…The east and west channels of the river will
begin to merge. Honey Island Swamp trails will be under water as
inundation of the swamp begins.

 


GEORGE, GREENE, WAYNE, PERRY AND JACKSON COUNTIES: 

The flood warning continues for the following rivers in Mississippi:
Leaf Near Mclain affecting George, Greene and Perry Counties.
Pascagoula At Merrill affecting George, Greene and Jackson Counties.

The flood warning continues for the following rivers in Mississippi:
Chickasawhay At Leakesville affecting George…Greene and Wayne Counties.

Recent heavy rains have caused significant rises along the river.

The Flood Warning continues for the Chickasawhay At Leakesville until further notice.

* At 09PM Friday the stage was 21.9 feet.

* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.

* Flood stage is 20 feet.

* The river will continue rising to near 23 feet by Tuesday morning then begin
falling.

* At 22.0 feet…Flooding of lowlands continues and some roads in low lying
areas become cut off by high water.


YAZOO/MADISON: 

The Flood Warning continues for The Big Black River Near Bentonia until further notice.

* At 8:00 PM Friday the stage was 26.6 feet.

* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.

* Flood stage is 22.0 feet.

* Forecast…The river will continue falling.

* Impact…At 26.5 feet…Flooding of agricultural land has more than
doubled in the last 1.5 feet rise.

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