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Pearl River at Rockport Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Forecast: 6.1 ft 6:00PM Dec 18, 2014Forecast: 6.2 ft 12:00AM Dec 19, 2014Highest Forecast: 6.4 ft 6:00AM Dec 19, 2014Highest Forecast: 6.4 ft 12:00PM Dec 19, 2014Highest Forecast: 6.4 ft 6:00PM Dec 19, 2014Forecast: 6.3 ft 12:00AM Dec 20, 2014Forecast: 6.1 ft 6:00AM Dec 20, 2014Forecast: 6 ft 12:00PM Dec 20, 2014Forecast: 5.9 ft 6:00PM Dec 20, 2014Forecast: 5.8 ft 12:00AM Dec 21, 2014Forecast: 5.7 ft 6:00AM Dec 21, 2014Forecast: 5.7 ft 12:00PM Dec 21, 2014Forecast: 5.7 ft 6:00PM Dec 21, 2014Forecast: 5.6 ft 12:00AM Dec 22, 2014Forecast: 5.6 ft 6:00AM Dec 22, 2014Forecast: 5.6 ft 12:00PM Dec 22, 2014Forecast: 5.6 ft 6:00PM Dec 22, 2014Forecast: 5.6 ft 12:00AM Dec 23, 2014Forecast: 5.6 ft 6:00AM Dec 23, 2014ROCM6(plotting HGIRZ) Graph Created (2:49PM Dec 18, 2014)Forecast (issued 8:25AM Dec 18)Flood Stage is 25 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts for the Pearl River at Rockport are issued routinely year-round.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 39
Moderate Flood Stage: 35
Flood Stage: 25
Action Stage: 24
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 42.83 ft on 04/18/1979
(2) 41.00 ft on 01/01/1874
(3) 40.00 ft on 01/01/1900
(4) 37.40 ft on 12/23/1961
(5) 36.83 ft on 05/01/1983
(6) 35.70 ft on 04/10/2014
(7) 35.66 ft on 05/05/1991
(8) 35.25 ft on 04/09/1938
(9) 34.56 ft on 02/25/2003
(10) 34.31 ft on 02/20/1946
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 35.70 ft on 04/10/2014
(2) 28.50 ft on 05/11/2013
(3) 30.21 ft on 02/14/2013
(4) 26.05 ft on 08/31/2012
(5) 28.45 ft on 03/10/2011
(6) 27.59 ft on 02/07/2010
(7) 32.46 ft on 03/30/2009
(8) 26.78 ft on 02/24/2008
(9) 24.12 ft on 01/08/2007
(10) 25.63 ft on 03/03/2006
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 4.11 ft on 10/25/1943
(2) 5.33 ft on 09/30/1994
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42.8 Major flooding with widespread disastrous flooding of homes in Rockport and Georgetown and other areas along the river in Simpson and Copiah counties.
39 Major flooding of homes and many primary roads is occurring.
36 Moderate flooding begins to threaten homes and many local access roads, especially on the Simpson County side of the river.
34 Several local access roads begin to flood on the Simpson County side of the river.
30 Water begins to back up into higher agricultural and pasture lands, mainly on the Simpson County side of the river.
25 Widespread flooding of low pastureland and bottomland is occurring.
21 Minor flooding of bottomlands is occurring in the immediate proximity of the river.
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Latitude: 31.790833° N, Longitude: 90.142500° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 25 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
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Elevation
(gauge height = flood stage)
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NAVD88 Not Available Not Available Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 180.19 ft 205.19 ft Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
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