Rivers are flooding, water is running high and fast

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Rivers are rising. Many of them are already above moderate flood stage levels. Some could rise toward top-10 highest levels on record through early next week. High water also runs fast. The rivers are dangerous and should be avoided.

A Flood Warning is in effect for....

THE PEARL RIVER AT BURNSIDE NEAR PHILADELPHIA

Tuesday afternoon, the river level was reported at 17.24 feet. Flood stage is 13.0 feet. Moderate flooding is occurring. The river is rising and 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 Sunday 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 Tuesday evening, the river level was reported at 25.14 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 Sunday morning.

THE CHICKASAWHAY RIVER AT ENTERPRISE

On Tuesday afternoon, the river level was reported at 22.42 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 on Wednesday. It will then crest on Wednesday near 27.0 feet, and then subside to below flood stage on Saturday.

THE SUCARNOOCHEE RIVER AT LIVINGSTON

On Tuesday afternoon, the river level was reported at 21.53 feet. Flood stage is 18.0 feet. Minor flooding is occurring. The river is expected to rise to a crest of 23.2 feet late Wednesday night. It will slowly subside through Sunday, but it is expected to stay above flood stage beyond the current forecast period, which ends Sunday morning.

THE TOMBIGBEE RIVER AT DEMOPOLIS

On Tuesday afternoon, the river was reported at 77.65 feet. Flood stage is 68 feet. Moderate flood stage is 77 feet. Moderate flooding is occurring. It will continue rising to 84.7 feet on Sunday morning, which is the end of the current forecast period. There's no indication of a crest through Sunday.

THE TOMBIGBEE RIVER AT COFFEEVILLE

On Tuesday afternoon, the river was reported at 37.37 feet. Flood stage is 29.0 feet. Minor flooding is occurring. The river is expected to steadily rise through Saturday morning to its moderate flood stage of 40.0 feet. There is no indication of a crest through Sunday, and the river is likely to stay above flood stage beyond the end of the current forecast period, which ends Sunday morning.

THE TOMBIGBEE RIVER AT GAINESVILLE

On Tuesday evening, the river level was reported 108.83 feet. Flood stage is 101.0 feet. Minor flooding is occurring. It is expected to rise above its 110-foot moderate flood stage on Wednesday morning. The river is expected to crest near 114.8 feet on Friday, then begin subsiding. It will be above its moderate flood stage beyond the end of the current forecast period, which ends Sunday morning.

THE TOMBIGBEE RIVER AT BEVILL LOCK AND DAM

On Tuesday evening, the river level was reported at 131.5 feet. Flood stage is 122.0 feet. Minor flooding is occurring. The river is expected to rise to a crest of 134.6 feet on Thursday morning, then it will slowly subside. It will stay above flood stage through the current forecast period, which ends Sunday morning.

THE NOXUBEE RIVER AT MACON

On Tuesday evening, the river level was reported at 34.14 feet. Flood stage is 26.0 feet. Moderate flood stage is 33.0 feet. Moderate flooding is occurring. The river is expected to crest tonight and begin subsiding, dropping below moderate flood stage on Friday but remaining above flood stage beyond the end of the current forecast period, which ends Sunday morning.