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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Lower Mississippi River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Pearl River at Rockport are issued routinely year-round.
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Upstream Locations Upstream Gauge Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - near Monticello
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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): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 42.83 ft on 04/18/1979
(2) 41.00 ft on 04/26/1874
(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) 35.79 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) 30.82 ft on 05/13/2019
(2) 28.18 ft on 03/02/2019
(3) 32.11 ft on 01/06/2019
(4) 25.40 ft on 04/24/2018
(5) 31.04 ft on 04/07/2017
(6) 32.05 ft on 03/19/2016
(7) 31.30 ft on 02/04/2016
(8) 35.79 ft on 04/10/2014
(9) 28.50 ft on 05/11/2013 (P)
(10) 30.21 ft on 02/14/2013
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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.
Photos
(1) Upstream view from the Lower Rockport Road
(2) Downstream view from Lower Rockport Road
(3) Full Staff Gage - Rockport
(4) Lower end of Rockport staff gage

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