Flood warnings continue as heavy rain fills rivers

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All of the rain we're getting will run off into the rivers, and some of those rivers are already flooding. More water will increase the flood threat.

A Flood Warning is in effect for....

THE PEARL RIVER AT BURNSIDE NEAR PHILADELPHIA

Monday afternoon, the river level was reported at 13.86 feet. Flood stage is 13.0 feet. Minor flooding is occurring. The river is rising, and moderate flooding is expected. The river will rise above its 16-foot moderate flood level by Tuesday morning. It will crest near 18.0 feet on Wednesday. It will subside to minor flood levels on Friday. The river will likely remain above flood stage beyond the current forecast period, which ends Saturday morning. The biggest impact from the flooding will likely be in the vicinity of the Burnside Lake Water Park.

THE PEARL RIVER AT EDINBURG

On Monday evening, the river level was reported at 22.72 feet. Flood stage is 20.0 feet. Minor flooding is occurring. The river is rising and is expected to rise above its 26-foot moderate flood level by Thursday morning. It will crest near 26.5 feet on Thursday and then subside to minor flood stage on Saturday. The river is expected to be above flood stage beyond the current forecast period, which ends Saturday morning.

THE CHICKASAWHAY RIVER AT ENTERPRISE

On Monday afternoon, the river level was reported at 15.66 feet. The river is expected to rise steadily as rain water on the ground runs off into the rivers and their tributaries. The river is expected to rise above flood stage Wednesday night. It will then crest on Wednesday near 25.5 feet, and then subside to below flood stage Thursday night.

THE SUCARNOOCHEE RIVER AT LIVINGSTON

On Monday afternoon, the river level was reported at 19.19 feet. Flood stage is 18.0 feet. Minor flooding is occurring. The river is expected to rise to a crest of 23.4 feet on Wednesday night. It will slowly subside through Saturday, but it is expected to stay above flood stage beyond the current forecast period, which ends Saturday morning.

THE TOMBIGBEE RIVER AT DEMOPOLIS

On Monday afternoon, the river was reported at 74.95 feet. Flood stage is 68 feet. Minor flooding is occurring. The river is still rising and will rise above its 77-foot moderate flood stage on Tuesday night. It will continue rising to 82.6 feet on Saturday morning, which is the end of the current forecast period. There's no indication of a crest through Saturday.

THE TOMBIGBEE RIVER AT COFFEEVILLE

On Monday afternoon, the river was reported at 35.85 feet. Flood stage is 29.0 feet. Minor flooding is occurring. The river is expected to steadily rise through Saturday morning to 38.8 feet, just below its 40-foot moderate flood stage. There is no indication of a crest through Saturday, and the river is likely to stay above flood stage beyond the end of the current forecast period, which ends Saturday morning.

THE TOMBIGBEE RIVER AT GAINESVILLE

On Monday evening, the river level was reported 99.18 feet. Flood stage is 101.0 feet. No flooding is occurring right now, but the river is rising. It is expected to rise above its minor flood stage of 101.0 feet by Tuesday morning. It will rise quickly to its moderate flood stage of 110.0 feet on Wednesday night. The river is expected to crest near 112.4 feet on Friday, then begin subsiding. It will be above its moderate flood stage beyond the end of the current forecast period, which ends Saturday morning.

THE TOMBIGBEE RIVER AT BEVILL LOCK AND DAM

On Monday evening, the river level was reported at 122.13 feet. Flood stage is 122.0 feet. Minor flooding is occurring. The river is expected to rise to a crest of 134.7 feet on Thursday morning, then it will slowly subside. It will stay above flood stage through the current forecast period, which ends Saturday morning.

THE NOXUEE RIVER AT MACON

On Monday evening, the river level was reported at 27.62 feet. Flood stage is 26.0 feet. Minor flooding is occurring. The river is expected to rise through Wednesday morning, when it crests near 32.7 feet - just below the 33-foot moderate flood stage. It will begin slowly subsiding late Wednesday, but the river will stay above flood stage through the forecast period, which ends Saturday morning.