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Weather Forecast Office Jackson, MS
Lower Mississippi River Forecast Center
River at a Glance
Weekly Chance of Exceeding Levels
Chance of Exceeding Levels During Entire Period
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Tabular Data (UTC)
Tabular Data (CDT)
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Forecasts for the Pearl River at Ross Barnett Reservoir are issued routinely year-round.
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Flood Categories (in KCFS)
: Preliminary values subject to further review.
Low Water Records
Latitude/Longitude Disclaimer: The gauge location shown in the above map is the approximate location based on the latitude/longitude coordinates provided to the NWS by the gauge owner.
About This Location
Latitude: 32.397778° N, Longitude: 90.065000° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84
Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
(gauge height = 0)
(gauge height = flood stage)
Elevation information source
Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
INFORMATION RELATING TO THE ROSS BARNETT GRAPH: The Blue line to the left of the vertical dash line is Observed Ross Barnett Discharge from gates. The Purple line to the right of the vertical dash line is the forecast inflows into the lake. Multiply kcfs value by 1000 to get cubic feet per second(cfs).
River Forecast Centers
River Stage Summary
U.S. Geological Survey (MS District)
U.S. Geological Survey (LA District
U.S. Geological Survey (AR District)
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Rivergages.com)
Inundation Mapping Locations
NWS Precipitation and River Forecasting
AHPS Iframes for Developers
Mobile iNWS for emergency management
AHPS Web Brochure
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National Weather Service
Jackson Weather Forecast Office
234 Weather Service Dr.
Jackson, MS 39232
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