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Mississippi River at Vicksburg Stage (ft)Observed: 41.85 ft at 2:00PM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 41.91 ft at 3:00PM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 41.97 ft at 7:00PM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 42.08 ft at 9:00PM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 42.04 ft at 11:00PM Mar 26, 2015Observed: 42.11 ft at 7:00AM Mar 27, 2015Observed: 42.18 ft at 11:00AM Mar 27, 2015Observed: 42.15 ft at 2:00PM Mar 27, 2015Observed: 42.16 ft at 3:00PM Mar 27, 2015Observed: 42.28 ft at 4:00PM Mar 27, 2015Observed: 42.22 ft at 5:00PM Mar 27, 2015Observed: 42.2 ft at 6:00PM Mar 27, 2015Observed: 42.28 ft at 8:00PM Mar 27, 2015Observed: 42.29 ft at 9:00PM Mar 27, 2015Observed: 42.27 ft at 11:00PM Mar 27, 2015Observed: 42.29 ft at 1:00AM Mar 28, 2015Observed: 42.36 ft at 5:00AM Mar 28, 2015Observed: 42.4 ft at 6:00AM Mar 28, 2015Observed: 42.27 ft at 7:00AM Mar 28, 2015Observed: 42.39 ft at 8:00AM Mar 28, 2015Observed: 42.41 ft at 9:00AM Mar 28, 2015Observed: 42.32 ft at 10:00AM Mar 28, 2015Observed: 42.36 ft at 12:00PM Mar 28, 2015Observed: 42.45 ft at 1:00PM Mar 28, 2015Observed: 42.41 ft at 2:00PM Mar 28, 2015Observed: 42.48 ft at 3:00PM Mar 28, 2015Observed: 42.47 ft at 4:00PM Mar 28, 2015Observed: 42.47 ft at 7:00PM Mar 28, 2015Observed: 42.46 ft at 9:00PM Mar 28, 2015Observed: 42.41 ft at 10:00PM Mar 28, 2015Observed: 42.44 ft at 11:00PM Mar 28, 2015Observed: 42.54 ft at 1:00AM Mar 29, 2015Observed: 42.48 ft at 3:00AM Mar 29, 2015Observed: 42.61 ft at 4:00AM Mar 29, 2015Observed: 42.57 ft at 7:00AM Mar 29, 2015Observed: 42.55 ft at 9:00AM Mar 29, 2015Observed: 42.63 ft at 12:00PM Mar 29, 2015Observed: 42.64 ft at 3:00PM Mar 29, 2015Observed: 42.65 ft at 7:00PM Mar 29, 2015Observed: 42.9 ft at 7:00AM Mar 30, 2015Observed: 42.77 ft at 9:00AM Mar 30, 2015Observed: 42.83 ft at 10:00AM Mar 30, 2015Observed: 42.87 ft at 12:00PM Mar 30, 2015Observed: 42.76 ft at 1:00PM Mar 30, 2015Observed: 42.76 ft at 3:00PM Mar 30, 2015Observed: 42.71 ft at 4:00PM Mar 30, 2015Observed: 42.81 ft at 5:00PM Mar 30, 2015Observed: 42.86 ft at 6:00PM Mar 30, 2015Observed: 42.94 ft at 8:00PM Mar 30, 2015Observed: 42.89 ft at 9:00PM Mar 30, 2015Observed: 42.79 ft at 11:00PM Mar 30, 2015Observed: 42.85 ft at 12:00AM Mar 31, 2015Observed: 42.79 ft at 1:00AM Mar 31, 2015Observed: 42.9 ft at 3:00AM Mar 31, 2015Observed: 42.98 ft at 4:00AM Mar 31, 2015Highest Observation: 42.99 ft at 6:00AM Mar 31, 2015Observed: 42.9 ft at 7:00AM Mar 31, 2015Observed: 42.86 ft at 8:00AM Mar 31, 2015Observed: 42.92 ft at 9:00AM Mar 31, 2015Observed: 42.92 ft at 10:00AM Mar 31, 2015Observed: 42.86 ft at 11:00AM Mar 31, 2015Observed: 42.86 ft at 12:00PM Mar 31, 2015Highest Forecast: 42.9 ft 7:00PM Mar 31, 2015Forecast: 42.8 ft 1:00AM Apr 01, 2015Forecast: 42.8 ft 7:00AM Apr 01, 2015Forecast: 42.8 ft 1:00PM Apr 01, 2015Forecast: 42.7 ft 7:00PM Apr 01, 2015Forecast: 42.7 ft 1:00AM Apr 02, 2015Forecast: 42.6 ft 7:00AM Apr 02, 2015Forecast: 42.5 ft 1:00PM Apr 02, 2015Forecast: 42.4 ft 7:00PM Apr 02, 2015Forecast: 42.3 ft 1:00AM Apr 03, 2015Forecast: 42.2 ft 7:00AM Apr 03, 2015Forecast: 42 ft 1:00PM Apr 03, 2015Forecast: 41.8 ft 7:00PM Apr 03, 2015Forecast: 41.6 ft 1:00AM Apr 04, 2015Forecast: 41.3 ft 7:00AM Apr 04, 2015Forecast: 41 ft 1:00PM Apr 04, 2015Forecast: 40.7 ft 7:00PM Apr 04, 2015Forecast: 40.4 ft 1:00AM Apr 05, 2015Forecast: 40 ft 7:00AM Apr 05, 2015U.S. Army Corps of EngineersVCKM6(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (1:05PM Mar 31, 2015)ObservedForecast (issued 10:03AM Mar 31)Latest observed value: 42.86 ft at 12:00 PM CDT 31-Mar-2015. Flood Stage is 43 ft
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 50
Moderate Flood Stage: 46
Flood Stage: 43
Action Stage: 35
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 57.10 ft on 05/19/2011
(2) 56.20 ft on 05/04/1927
(3) 53.20 ft on 02/21/1937
(4) 52.80 ft on 06/06/1929
(5) 52.50 ft on 04/28/1922
(6) 51.60 ft on 05/13/1973
(7) 51.50 ft on 02/15/1916
(8) 51.00 ft on 04/20/2008
(9) 50.20 ft on 04/16/1897
(10) 49.90 ft on 04/27/1913
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 57.10 ft on 05/19/2011
(2) 47.50 ft on 05/27/2009
(3) 51.00 ft on 04/20/2008
(4) 37.71 ft on 01/25/2007
(5) 44.38 ft on 01/29/2005
(6) 41.28 ft on 11/29/2004
(7) 36.90 ft on 06/15/2004
(8) 45.40 ft on 06/03/2002
(9) 37.30 ft on 12/27/2001
(10) 39.90 ft on 03/08/2001
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) -7.00 ft on 02/03/1940
(2) -6.80 ft on 11/01/1939
(3) -5.80 ft on 01/06/1964
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55 Highway 61 north of Vicksburg is flooded.
54 Road is inundated at the intersection of Levee Street, North Washington Street, and First East Street.
52 Most of Hutson Street in Vicksburg is inundated.
51 In Vicksburg, most streets west of Hutson Street are flooded.
50 Water reaches the south end of Hutson Street. Hall Road at Cedars Road is closed and several businesses on Highway 61 South are flooded in the Vicksburg area.
49.5 In Vicksburg, the west side of Thompson Lake Road up to the railroad is inundated.
49 The river reaches Hall Road at Cedars Road and the edge of Cedars School Circle on the west side in Vicksburg.
48 Culverts in South Vicksburg west of Highway 61 South are full. Low lying businesses near the railroad begin to take on water.
46.5 Portions of Highway 465, Eagle Lake Road and several houses are underwater. Portions of Letourneau Road in South Vicksburg are flooded.
46 Water level reaches the grain bins at the Bunge Grain facility.
45 Ford and Kings Subdivision at Williams Street begin to flood.
44.6 Residence on Williams Street in Vicksburg begins to flood.
44 Ford and Kings Subdivision at Pittman Road and Mary's Alley begins to flood.
43 Jackson Lane in North Vicksburg begins to flood.
42 Bunge Grain facility near St. Joseph Louisiana ceases loading operations .
41 The storm water drain valves are closed at the flood gates along the Vicksburg Water Front.
40 Several roads in the Long Lake and Chickasaw Bayou communities are inundated.
39 Begin the closing first flood gate at the Vicksburg Waterfront.
36.5 Water begins to affect the Long Lake Community.
35 Several thousand acres of farm, agricultural, and bottom land flood. In the Yazoo Backwater Area north of the city, hunting camps and forested land begin to flood.
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Latitude: 32.311944° N, Longitude: 90.902222° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 43 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
(gauge height = flood stage)
Elevation information source
NAVD88 Not Available Not Available Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 46.23 ft 89.23 ft Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
Other Not Available Not Available  

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