Experimental Flood Extent Areas for the Pearl River Near Jackson
The flood extent areas depicted in the map 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|
The interactive map link below contains 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. It may take a few moments to load.
Once the map pulls up, click on the icons in the top left corner of the map to view the Table of Contents (28ft flood area, 30ft flood area, etc) and turn different river stage flood extent layers on and off for comparison over an area.