Skip Navigation Link weather.gov  
NOAA logo - Click to go to the NOAA homepage National Weather Service NWS logo - Click to go to the NWS homepage
Advanced Hydrologic Prediction Service
Image background of Navigation bar Left
Bookmark and Share Navigation Bar End Cap

  
 
Hydrograph River at a Glance Download
Tombigbee River at Gainesville Lock and Dam Tailwater (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 82.06 ft at 7:00PM Apr 30, 2016Observed: 82.1 ft at 7:15PM Apr 30, 2016Observed: 82.12 ft at 7:30PM Apr 30, 2016Observed: 82.15 ft at 7:45PM Apr 30, 2016Observed: 82.17 ft at 8:00PM Apr 30, 2016Observed: 82.17 ft at 8:15PM Apr 30, 2016Observed: 82.2 ft at 8:30PM Apr 30, 2016Observed: 82.23 ft at 8:45PM Apr 30, 2016Observed: 82.26 ft at 9:00PM Apr 30, 2016Observed: 82.27 ft at 9:15PM Apr 30, 2016Observed: 82.28 ft at 9:30PM Apr 30, 2016Observed: 82.31 ft at 9:45PM Apr 30, 2016Observed: 82.32 ft at 10:00PM Apr 30, 2016Observed: 82.32 ft at 10:15PM Apr 30, 2016Observed: 82.32 ft at 10:30PM Apr 30, 2016Observed: 82.34 ft at 10:45PM Apr 30, 2016Observed: 82.35 ft at 11:00PM Apr 30, 2016Observed: 82.36 ft at 11:15PM Apr 30, 2016Observed: 82.38 ft at 11:30PM Apr 30, 2016Observed: 82.39 ft at 11:45PM Apr 30, 2016Observed: 82.39 ft at 12:00AM May 01, 2016Observed: 82.4 ft at 12:15AM May 01, 2016Observed: 82.4 ft at 12:30AM May 01, 2016Observed: 82.34 ft at 12:45AM May 01, 2016Observed: 82.1 ft at 1:00AM May 01, 2016Observed: 81.86 ft at 1:15AM May 01, 2016Observed: 81.66 ft at 1:30AM May 01, 2016Observed: 81.5 ft at 1:45AM May 01, 2016Observed: 81.37 ft at 2:00AM May 01, 2016Observed: 81.27 ft at 2:15AM May 01, 2016Observed: 81.2 ft at 2:30AM May 01, 2016Observed: 81.15 ft at 2:45AM May 01, 2016Observed: 81.11 ft at 3:00AM May 01, 2016Observed: 81.06 ft at 3:15AM May 01, 2016Observed: 81.03 ft at 3:30AM May 01, 2016Observed: 80.99 ft at 3:45AM May 01, 2016Observed: 80.96 ft at 4:00AM May 01, 2016Observed: 80.93 ft at 4:15AM May 01, 2016Observed: 80.91 ft at 4:30AM May 01, 2016Observed: 80.88 ft at 4:45AM May 01, 2016Observed: 80.86 ft at 5:00AM May 01, 2016Observed: 80.83 ft at 5:15AM May 01, 2016Observed: 80.81 ft at 5:30AM May 01, 2016Observed: 80.78 ft at 5:45AM May 01, 2016Observed: 80.56 ft at 6:00AM May 01, 2016Observed: 80.34 ft at 6:15AM May 01, 2016Observed: 80.15 ft at 6:30AM May 01, 2016Observed: 80 ft at 6:45AM May 01, 2016Observed: 79.88 ft at 7:00AM May 01, 2016Observed: 79.79 ft at 7:15AM May 01, 2016Observed: 79.71 ft at 7:30AM May 01, 2016Observed: 79.64 ft at 7:45AM May 01, 2016Observed: 79.58 ft at 8:00AM May 01, 2016Observed: 79.53 ft at 8:15AM May 01, 2016Observed: 79.48 ft at 8:30AM May 01, 2016Observed: 79.44 ft at 8:45AM May 01, 2016Observed: 79.4 ft at 9:00AM May 01, 2016Observed: 79.31 ft at 9:15AM May 01, 2016Observed: 79.1 ft at 9:30AM May 01, 2016Observed: 78.91 ft at 9:45AM May 01, 2016Observed: 78.76 ft at 10:00AM May 01, 2016Observed: 78.63 ft at 10:15AM May 01, 2016Observed: 78.53 ft at 10:30AM May 01, 2016Observed: 78.44 ft at 10:45AM May 01, 2016Observed: 78.37 ft at 11:00AM May 01, 2016Observed: 78.31 ft at 11:15AM May 01, 2016Observed: 78.26 ft at 11:30AM May 01, 2016Observed: 78.2 ft at 11:45AM May 01, 2016Observed: 78.15 ft at 12:00PM May 01, 2016Observed: 78.19 ft at 12:15PM May 01, 2016Observed: 78.13 ft at 12:30PM May 01, 2016Observed: 78.09 ft at 12:45PM May 01, 2016Observed: 78.03 ft at 1:00PM May 01, 2016Observed: 78 ft at 1:15PM May 01, 2016Observed: 77.95 ft at 1:30PM May 01, 2016Observed: 77.93 ft at 1:45PM May 01, 2016Observed: 77.9 ft at 2:00PM May 01, 2016Observed: 77.87 ft at 2:15PM May 01, 2016Observed: 77.84 ft at 2:30PM May 01, 2016Observed: 77.83 ft at 2:45PM May 01, 2016Observed: 77.82 ft at 3:00PM May 01, 2016Observed: 77.81 ft at 3:15PM May 01, 2016Observed: 77.8 ft at 3:30PM May 01, 2016Observed: 77.87 ft at 3:45PM May 01, 2016Observed: 78.07 ft at 4:00PM May 01, 2016Observed: 78.22 ft at 4:15PM May 01, 2016Observed: 78.34 ft at 4:30PM May 01, 2016Observed: 78.43 ft at 4:45PM May 01, 2016Observed: 78.7 ft at 5:00PM May 01, 2016Observed: 78.98 ft at 5:15PM May 01, 2016Observed: 79.21 ft at 5:30PM May 01, 2016Observed: 79.4 ft at 5:45PM May 01, 2016Observed: 79.55 ft at 6:00PM May 01, 2016Observed: 79.67 ft at 6:15PM May 01, 2016Observed: 79.77 ft at 6:30PM May 01, 2016Observed: 79.86 ft at 6:45PM May 01, 2016Observed: 79.93 ft at 7:00PM May 01, 2016Observed: 79.98 ft at 7:15PM May 01, 2016Observed: 80.04 ft at 7:30PM May 01, 2016Observed: 80.11 ft at 7:45PM May 01, 2016Observed: 80.33 ft at 8:00PM May 01, 2016Observed: 80.53 ft at 8:15PM May 01, 2016Observed: 80.68 ft at 8:30PM May 01, 2016Observed: 80.82 ft at 8:45PM May 01, 2016Observed: 80.94 ft at 9:00PM May 01, 2016Observed: 81.04 ft at 9:15PM May 01, 2016Observed: 81.13 ft at 9:30PM May 01, 2016Observed: 81.21 ft at 9:45PM May 01, 2016Observed: 81.28 ft at 10:00PM May 01, 2016Observed: 81.35 ft at 10:15PM May 01, 2016Observed: 81.4 ft at 10:30PM May 01, 2016Observed: 81.45 ft at 10:45PM May 01, 2016Observed: 81.7 ft at 11:00PM May 01, 2016Observed: 81.95 ft at 11:15PM May 01, 2016Observed: 82.15 ft at 11:30PM May 01, 2016Observed: 82.35 ft at 11:45PM May 01, 2016Observed: 82.5 ft at 12:00AM May 02, 2016Observed: 82.61 ft at 12:15AM May 02, 2016Observed: 82.71 ft at 12:30AM May 02, 2016Observed: 82.78 ft at 12:45AM May 02, 2016Observed: 82.85 ft at 1:00AM May 02, 2016Observed: 82.92 ft at 1:15AM May 02, 2016Observed: 82.98 ft at 1:30AM May 02, 2016Observed: 83.04 ft at 1:45AM May 02, 2016Observed: 83.08 ft at 2:00AM May 02, 2016Observed: 83.12 ft at 2:15AM May 02, 2016Observed: 83.17 ft at 2:30AM May 02, 2016Observed: 83.21 ft at 2:45AM May 02, 2016Observed: 83.25 ft at 3:00AM May 02, 2016Observed: 83.28 ft at 3:15AM May 02, 2016Observed: 83.33 ft at 3:30AM May 02, 2016Observed: 83.36 ft at 3:45AM May 02, 2016Observed: 83.39 ft at 4:00AM May 02, 2016Observed: 83.41 ft at 4:15AM May 02, 2016Observed: 83.45 ft at 4:30AM May 02, 2016Observed: 83.6 ft at 4:45AM May 02, 2016Observed: 83.77 ft at 5:00AM May 02, 2016Observed: 83.91 ft at 5:15AM May 02, 2016Observed: 84.01 ft at 5:30AM May 02, 2016Observed: 84.08 ft at 5:45AM May 02, 2016Observed: 84.14 ft at 6:00AM May 02, 2016Observed: 84.18 ft at 6:15AM May 02, 2016Observed: 84.22 ft at 6:30AM May 02, 2016Observed: 84.26 ft at 6:45AM May 02, 2016Observed: 84.28 ft at 7:00AM May 02, 2016Observed: 84.31 ft at 7:15AM May 02, 2016Observed: 84.35 ft at 7:30AM May 02, 2016Observed: 84.37 ft at 7:45AM May 02, 2016Observed: 84.4 ft at 8:00AM May 02, 2016Observed: 84.42 ft at 8:15AM May 02, 2016Observed: 84.44 ft at 8:30AM May 02, 2016Observed: 84.45 ft at 8:45AM May 02, 2016Observed: 84.47 ft at 9:00AM May 02, 2016Highest Observation: 84.49 ft at 9:15AM May 02, 2016Observed: 84.48 ft at 9:30AM May 02, 2016Observed: 84.43 ft at 9:45AM May 02, 2016Observed: 84.39 ft at 10:00AM May 02, 2016Observed: 84.37 ft at 10:15AM May 02, 2016Observed: 84.36 ft at 10:30AM May 02, 2016Observed: 84.37 ft at 10:45AM May 02, 2016Observed: 84.36 ft at 11:00AM May 02, 2016Observed: 84.34 ft at 11:15AM May 02, 2016Observed: 84.28 ft at 11:30AM May 02, 2016Observed: 84.23 ft at 11:45AM May 02, 2016Observed: 84.2 ft at 12:00PM May 02, 2016Observed: 84.18 ft at 12:15PM May 02, 2016Observed: 84.17 ft at 12:30PM May 02, 2016Observed: 84.16 ft at 12:45PM May 02, 2016Observed: 84.15 ft at 1:00PM May 02, 2016Observed: 84.14 ft at 1:15PM May 02, 2016Observed: 84.16 ft at 1:30PM May 02, 2016Observed: 84.15 ft at 1:45PM May 02, 2016Observed: 84.14 ft at 2:00PM May 02, 2016Observed: 84.13 ft at 2:15PM May 02, 2016Observed: 84.14 ft at 2:30PM May 02, 2016Observed: 84.14 ft at 2:45PM May 02, 2016Observed: 84.14 ft at 3:00PM May 02, 2016Observed: 84.13 ft at 3:15PM May 02, 2016Observed: 84.13 ft at 3:30PM May 02, 2016Observed: 84.13 ft at 3:45PM May 02, 2016Observed: 84.13 ft at 4:00PM May 02, 2016Observed: 84.13 ft at 4:15PM May 02, 2016Observed: 84.13 ft at 4:30PM May 02, 2016Observed: 84.13 ft at 4:45PM May 02, 2016Observed: 84.14 ft at 5:00PM May 02, 2016Observed: 84.15 ft at 5:15PM May 02, 2016Observed: 84.15 ft at 5:30PM May 02, 2016Observed: 84.15 ft at 5:45PM May 02, 2016Observed: 84.16 ft at 6:00PM May 02, 2016Observed: 84.2 ft at 6:15PM May 02, 2016Observed: 84.2 ft at 6:30PM May 02, 2016Observed: 84.2 ft at 6:45PM May 02, 2016Observed: 84.2 ft at 7:00PM May 02, 2016Observed: 84.21 ft at 7:15PM May 02, 2016Observed: 84.21 ft at 7:30PM May 02, 2016Observed: 84.22 ft at 7:45PM May 02, 2016Observed: 84.22 ft at 8:00PM May 02, 2016Observed: 84.23 ft at 8:15PM May 02, 2016Observed: 84.24 ft at 8:30PM May 02, 2016Observed: 84.25 ft at 8:45PM May 02, 2016Observed: 84.25 ft at 9:00PM May 02, 2016Observed: 84.27 ft at 9:15PM May 02, 2016Observed: 84.27 ft at 9:30PM May 02, 2016Observed: 84.28 ft at 9:45PM May 02, 2016Observed: 84.29 ft at 10:00PM May 02, 2016Observed: 84.29 ft at 10:15PM May 02, 2016Observed: 84.3 ft at 10:30PM May 02, 2016Observed: 84.31 ft at 10:45PM May 02, 2016Observed: 84.32 ft at 11:00PM May 02, 2016Observed: 84.32 ft at 11:15PM May 02, 2016Observed: 84.32 ft at 11:30PM May 02, 2016Observed: 84.33 ft at 11:45PM May 02, 2016Observed: 84.34 ft at 12:00AM May 03, 2016Observed: 84.34 ft at 12:15AM May 03, 2016Observed: 84.35 ft at 12:30AM May 03, 2016Observed: 84.35 ft at 12:45AM May 03, 2016Observed: 84.35 ft at 1:00AM May 03, 2016Observed: 84.36 ft at 1:15AM May 03, 2016Observed: 84.37 ft at 1:30AM May 03, 2016Observed: 84.38 ft at 1:45AM May 03, 2016Observed: 84.39 ft at 2:00AM May 03, 2016Observed: 84.39 ft at 2:15AM May 03, 2016Observed: 84.39 ft at 2:30AM May 03, 2016Observed: 84.44 ft at 2:45AM May 03, 2016Observed: 84.43 ft at 3:00AM May 03, 2016Observed: 84.44 ft at 3:15AM May 03, 2016Observed: 84.44 ft at 3:30AM May 03, 2016Observed: 84.48 ft at 3:45AM May 03, 2016Observed: 84.45 ft at 4:00AM May 03, 2016Observed: 84.29 ft at 4:15AM May 03, 2016Observed: 84.15 ft at 4:30AM May 03, 2016Observed: 84.01 ft at 4:45AM May 03, 2016Observed: 83.88 ft at 5:00AM May 03, 2016Observed: 83.77 ft at 5:15AM May 03, 2016Observed: 83.7 ft at 5:30AM May 03, 2016Observed: 83.64 ft at 5:45AM May 03, 2016Observed: 83.59 ft at 6:00AM May 03, 2016Observed: 83.54 ft at 6:15AM May 03, 2016Observed: 83.51 ft at 6:30AM May 03, 2016Observed: 83.47 ft at 6:45AM May 03, 2016Observed: 83.45 ft at 7:00AM May 03, 2016Observed: 83.42 ft at 7:15AM May 03, 2016Observed: 83.45 ft at 7:30AM May 03, 2016Observed: 83.41 ft at 7:45AM May 03, 2016Observed: 83.39 ft at 8:00AM May 03, 2016Observed: 83.36 ft at 8:15AM May 03, 2016Observed: 83.34 ft at 8:30AM May 03, 2016Observed: 83.32 ft at 8:45AM May 03, 2016Observed: 83.3 ft at 9:00AM May 03, 2016Observed: 83.28 ft at 9:15AM May 03, 2016Observed: 83.25 ft at 9:30AM May 03, 2016Observed: 83.24 ft at 9:45AM May 03, 2016Observed: 83.24 ft at 10:00AM May 03, 2016Observed: 83.22 ft at 10:15AM May 03, 2016Observed: 83.16 ft at 10:30AM May 03, 2016Observed: 83.09 ft at 10:45AM May 03, 2016Observed: 83.03 ft at 11:00AM May 03, 2016Observed: 82.99 ft at 11:15AM May 03, 2016Observed: 82.92 ft at 11:30AM May 03, 2016Observed: 82.85 ft at 11:45AM May 03, 2016Observed: 82.83 ft at 12:00PM May 03, 2016Observed: 82.74 ft at 12:15PM May 03, 2016Observed: 82.65 ft at 12:30PM May 03, 2016Observed: 82.58 ft at 12:45PM May 03, 2016Observed: 82.51 ft at 1:00PM May 03, 2016Observed: 82.48 ft at 1:15PM May 03, 2016Observed: 82.46 ft at 1:30PM May 03, 2016Observed: 82.36 ft at 1:45PM May 03, 2016Observed: 82.27 ft at 2:00PM May 03, 2016Observed: 82.18 ft at 2:15PM May 03, 2016Observed: 82.12 ft at 2:30PM May 03, 2016Observed: 82.07 ft at 2:45PM May 03, 2016Observed: 82.02 ft at 3:00PM May 03, 2016Observed: 81.98 ft at 3:15PM May 03, 2016Observed: 81.94 ft at 3:30PM May 03, 2016Observed: 81.93 ft at 3:45PM May 03, 2016Observed: 81.83 ft at 4:00PM May 03, 2016Observed: 81.75 ft at 4:15PM May 03, 2016Observed: 81.7 ft at 4:30PM May 03, 2016Observed: 81.64 ft at 4:45PM May 03, 2016Observed: 81.6 ft at 5:00PM May 03, 2016Observed: 81.52 ft at 5:15PM May 03, 2016Observed: 81.43 ft at 5:30PM May 03, 2016Observed: 81.36 ft at 5:45PM May 03, 2016Observed: 81.23 ft at 6:00PM May 03, 2016Observed: 81.09 ft at 6:15PM May 03, 2016Observed: 80.97 ft at 6:30PM May 03, 2016Highest Forecast: 81.9 ft 7:00PM May 03, 2016Forecast: 80.9 ft 1:00AM May 04, 2016Forecast: 79.8 ft 7:00AM May 04, 2016Forecast: 78.8 ft 1:00PM May 04, 2016Forecast: 78.2 ft 7:00PM May 04, 2016Forecast: 77.6 ft 1:00AM May 05, 2016Forecast: 77.1 ft 7:00AM May 05, 2016Forecast: 76.6 ft 1:00PM May 05, 2016Forecast: 75.6 ft 7:00PM May 05, 2016Forecast: 75.2 ft 1:00AM May 06, 2016Forecast: 74.7 ft 7:00AM May 06, 2016Forecast: 74.5 ft 1:00PM May 06, 2016Forecast: 74.4 ft 7:00PM May 06, 2016Forecast: 74.4 ft 1:00AM May 07, 2016Forecast: 74.4 ft 7:00AM May 07, 2016Forecast: 74.3 ft 1:00PM May 07, 2016Forecast: 74.3 ft 7:00PM May 07, 2016Forecast: 74.3 ft 1:00AM May 08, 2016Forecast: 74.3 ft 7:00AM May 08, 2016USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesGNSA1(plotting HTIRG) Graph Created (6:45PM May 3, 2016)ObservedForecast (issued 8:08AM May 3)Latest observed value: 80.97 ft at 6:30 PM CDT 3-May-2016. Flood Stage is 101 ft
Printable Image
About this graph
Tabular Data (UTC)
Tabular Data (CDT)
XML Data
RSS Files
Datum: Not Available
Metadata
NOTE: River forecasts for this location take into account past precipitation and the precipitation amounts expected approximately 48 hours into the future from the forecast issuance time.

NOTE: Forecasts for the Tombigbee River at Gainesville Lock and Dam are issued routinely year-round.

Return to Area Map
Upstream Gauge - at Bevill Lock and Dam Upstream Gauge Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - at Demopolis Lock and Dam
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 118
Moderate Flood Stage: 110
Flood Stage: 101
Action Stage: 101
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 120.74 ft on 04/15/1979
(2) 118.35 ft on 02/25/1991
(3) 116.50 ft on 06/01/1991
(4) 114.88 ft on 05/04/1991
(5) 114.82 ft on 12/28/1990
Show More Historic Crests

(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 107.03 ft on 12/30/2015 (P)
(2) 103.78 ft on 01/04/2015 (P)
(3) 108.33 ft on 04/09/2014 (P)
(4) 102.10 ft on 04/23/2011
(5) 106.40 ft on 03/11/2011 (P)
Show More Recent Crests

(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 73.00 ft on 10/06/1984

For more information on your flood risk go to www.floodsmart.gov.

Zoom Level:14
KML Image
Gauge LocationGauge Map Marker
Disclaimer
Latitude/Longitude Disclaimer: The gauge location shown in the above map is the approximate location based on the latitude/longitude coordinates provided to the NWS by the gauge owner.
Flood Impacts & Photos Collapse
If you notice any errors in the below information, please contact our Webmaster
117.5 Flooding of some secondary homes upstream in the Panola and Warsaw areas occurs.
109 Flooding of some camps and cabins...as well as widespread flooding of low-lying woods and agricultural lands...occurs, especially ustream of the lock and dam.
101 Flooding of low lying agricultural and wooded lands in the area occurs.
About This Location Collapse

Latitude: 32.852222° N, Longitude: 88.154167° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 101 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
Elevation
(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 Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
Other 0 ft 101 ft  

Current/Historical Observations:

Resources Collapse
Hydrologic Resources Additional Resources
Collaborative Agencies Collapse
The National Weather Service prepares its forecasts and other services in collaboration with agencies like the US Geological Survey, US Bureau of Reclamation, US Army Corps of Engineers, Natural Resource Conservation Service, National Park Service, ALERT Users Group, Bureau of Indian Affairs, and many state and local emergency managers across the country. For details, please click here.
NWS Information
National Weather Service
Birmingham Weather Forecast Office
465 Weathervane Road
Calera, AL 35040-5427
(205) 664-3010
Ask Questions/Webmaster
Page last modified: 13-Aug-2015 2:15 AM
Disclaimer
Credits
Glossary
Privacy Policy
About Us
Career Opportunities