Experimental Flood Extent Areas for the Pearl River Near Jackson

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The flood extent areas depicted in the maps below were compiled using experimental modeling techniques and historical floods of record documentation and accounts, in coordination with emergency management officials, the USGS, and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.  These inundation areas are approximate and are estimates.  They are for informational purposes only and do not use for life-critical decisions.  Always listen and heed local county and city officials if evacuation orders occur in your area or neighborhood

Latest Pearl River Stage and Forecast Stage Height at Jackson:


Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 36
Moderate Flood Stage: 33
Flood Stage: 28
Action Stage: 24





Depicted below are approximate flood extent areas from 28 Feet (Flood Stage) to 36 Feet (Major Flooding) at 2 feet intervals along the Pearl River and tributaries south of the Ross Barnett Reservior to Byram. 

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