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Some rivers have crested, others are still rising

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Published: Feb. 13, 2020 at 5:11 PM CST
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Some rivers have started subsiding, but others won't crest until early next week. Even then, more rain may add to the flooding.

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THE PEARL RIVER AT BURNSIDE NEAR PHILADELPHIA Thursday afternoon, the river level was reported at 16.67 feet. Flood stage is 13.0 feet. Moderate flood stage is 16.0 feet. Moderate flooding is occurring. The river reached its crest late Tuesday, and water levels are subsiding. Water levels will subside to below moderate flood stage on Sunday, but the river will stay above flood stage beyond the end of the current forecast period, which ends Tuesday morning. More rain early next week may prolong the flooding. THE PEARL RIVER AT EDINBURG On Thursday afternoon, the river level was reported at 27.90 feet. Flood stage is 20.0 feet. Moderate flood stage is 26.0 feet. Moderate flooding is occurring. The river appears to have crest and started to subside slowly. The river will still be above moderate flood stage at the end of the forecast period on Tuesday morning. More rain early next week may prolong the flooding. THE CHICKASAWHAY RIVER AT ENTERPRISE On Thursday afternoon, the river level was reported at 25.72 feet. Flood stage is 25.0 feet. Minor flooding is occurring. The river is near its expected crest and will begin subsiding tonight. It is expected to subside to below flood stage on Friday. THE SUCARNOOCHEE RIVER AT LIVINGSTON On Thursday afternoon, the river level was reported at 24.63 feet. Flood stage is 18.0 feet. Minor flooding is occurring. The river is likely near its crest and is expected to begin subsiding tonight. Current forecasts indicate the river will subside to below flood stage on Monday. THE TOMBIGBEE RIVER AT DEMOPOLIS On Thursday afternoon, the river was reported at 80.89 feet. Flood stage is 68 feet. Moderate flood stage is 77 feet. Moderate flooding is occurring. A crest near 84.6 feet is expected on Sunday. The river will be above moderate flood stage beyond the current forecast, which ends Tuesday morning. More rain early next week may prolong the flooding. THE TOMBIGBEE RIVER AT COFFEEVILLE On Thursday afternoon, the river was reported at 29.30 feet. Flood stage is 29.0 feet. Minor flooding is occurring. The river will continue rising and will likely exceed its moderate flood level of 40.0 feet on Sunday. The river will continue rising to 41.8 feet on Tuesday, but there is no sign of a crest, and the river will be above moderate flood stage beyond the current forecast period, which ends Tuesday morning. More rain early next week may prolong the flooding. THE TOMBIGBEE RIVER AT GAINESVILLE On Thursday afternoon, the river level was reported 113.90 feet. Flood stage is 101.0 feet. Moderate flood stage is 110.0 feet. Moderate flooding is occurring. The river is expected to crest near 115.5 feet late Friday or early Saturday. It will slowly subside and drop below moderate flood levels by late Monday, but the river will stay above flood stage beyond the current forecast, which ends Tuesday morning. More rain early next week may prolong the flooding. THE TOMBIGBEE RIVER AT BEVILL LOCK AND DAM On Thursday afternoon, the river level was reported at 137.82 feet. Flood stage is 122.0 feet. Moderate flood stage is 135.0 feet. Moderate flooding is occurring. The river will rise above its 130-foot major flood stage tonight. It is expected to crest near 138.6 feet. The river will slowly subside below major flood level late Friday, below moderate flood level late Saturday, and below flood stage Monday night. More rain early next week may prolong the flooding. THE NOXUBEE RIVER AT MACON On Thursday afternoon, the river level was reported at 33.91 feet. Flood stage is 26.0 feet. Moderate flood stage is 33.0 feet. Moderate flooding is occurring. The river has crested and is slowly subsiding. The river is expected to subside to below moderate flood stage on Saturday morning, then it stays above flood stage beyond the current forecast period, which ends Tuesday morning. More rain early next week may prolong the flooding.

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