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Tombigbee River at Gainesville Lock and Dam Tailwater (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 73.63 ft at 11:30PM Aug 26, 2014Observed: 73.64 ft at 11:45PM Aug 26, 2014Highest Observation: 73.66 ft at 12:00AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 73.65 ft at 12:15AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 73.65 ft at 12:30AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 73.65 ft at 12:45AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 73.64 ft at 1:00AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 73.64 ft at 1:15AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 73.64 ft at 1:30AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 73.63 ft at 1:45AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 73.63 ft at 2:00AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 73.62 ft at 2:15AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 73.62 ft at 2:30AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 73.61 ft at 2:45AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 73.61 ft at 3:00AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 73.6 ft at 3:15AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 73.6 ft at 3:30AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 73.59 ft at 3:45AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 73.59 ft at 4:00AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 73.58 ft at 4:15AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 73.58 ft at 4:30AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 73.57 ft at 4:45AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 73.56 ft at 5:00AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 73.56 ft at 5:15AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 73.59 ft at 5:30AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 73.59 ft at 5:45AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 73.59 ft at 6:00AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 73.59 ft at 6:15AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 73.59 ft at 6:30AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 73.59 ft at 6:45AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 73.59 ft at 7:00AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 73.6 ft at 7:15AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 73.6 ft at 7:30AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 73.61 ft at 7:45AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 73.61 ft at 8:00AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 73.61 ft at 8:15AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 73.61 ft at 8:30AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 73.61 ft at 8:45AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 73.64 ft at 9:00AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 73.64 ft at 9:15AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 73.64 ft at 9:30AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 73.63 ft at 9:45AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 73.63 ft at 10:00AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 73.63 ft at 10:15AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 73.62 ft at 10:30AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 73.61 ft at 10:45AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 73.61 ft at 11:00AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 73.61 ft at 11:15AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 73.6 ft at 11:30AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 73.6 ft at 11:45AM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 73.59 ft at 12:00PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 73.6 ft at 12:15PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 73.59 ft at 12:30PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 73.59 ft at 12:45PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 73.58 ft at 1:00PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 73.57 ft at 1:15PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 73.56 ft at 1:30PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 73.55 ft at 1:45PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 73.54 ft at 2:00PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 73.53 ft at 2:15PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 73.52 ft at 2:30PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 73.52 ft at 2:45PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 73.51 ft at 3:00PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 73.51 ft at 3:15PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 73.51 ft at 3:30PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 73.51 ft at 3:45PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 73.51 ft at 4:00PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 73.51 ft at 4:15PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 73.51 ft at 4:30PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 73.51 ft at 4:45PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 73.51 ft at 5:00PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 73.51 ft at 5:15PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 73.51 ft at 5:30PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 73.51 ft at 5:45PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 73.52 ft at 6:00PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 73.53 ft at 6:15PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 73.53 ft at 6:30PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 73.53 ft at 6:45PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 73.55 ft at 7:00PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 73.56 ft at 7:15PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 73.56 ft at 7:30PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 73.56 ft at 7:45PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 73.55 ft at 8:00PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 73.54 ft at 8:15PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 73.54 ft at 8:30PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 73.53 ft at 8:45PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 73.53 ft at 9:00PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 73.53 ft at 9:15PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 73.53 ft at 9:30PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 73.53 ft at 9:45PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 73.53 ft at 10:00PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 73.52 ft at 10:15PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 73.52 ft at 10:30PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 73.55 ft at 10:45PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 73.55 ft at 11:00PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 73.55 ft at 11:15PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 73.55 ft at 11:30PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 73.55 ft at 11:45PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 73.54 ft at 12:00AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 73.53 ft at 12:15AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 73.52 ft at 12:30AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 73.52 ft at 12:45AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 73.51 ft at 1:00AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 73.49 ft at 1:15AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 73.49 ft at 1:30AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 73.49 ft at 1:45AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 73.49 ft at 2:00AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 73.49 ft at 2:15AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 73.49 ft at 2:30AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 73.49 ft at 2:45AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 73.49 ft at 3:00AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 73.5 ft at 3:15AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 73.5 ft at 3:30AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 73.49 ft at 3:45AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 73.48 ft at 4:00AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 73.48 ft at 4:15AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 73.48 ft at 4:30AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 73.5 ft at 4:45AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 73.5 ft at 5:00AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 73.5 ft at 5:15AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 73.51 ft at 5:30AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 73.51 ft at 5:45AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 73.51 ft at 6:00AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 73.51 ft at 6:15AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 73.51 ft at 6:30AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 73.52 ft at 6:45AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 73.52 ft at 7:00AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 73.53 ft at 7:15AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 73.53 ft at 7:30AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 73.53 ft at 7:45AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 73.53 ft at 8:00AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 73.53 ft at 8:15AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 73.52 ft at 8:30AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 73.52 ft at 8:45AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 73.51 ft at 9:00AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 73.51 ft at 9:15AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 73.53 ft at 9:30AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 73.53 ft at 9:45AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 73.52 ft at 10:00AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 73.52 ft at 10:15AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 73.51 ft at 10:30AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 73.53 ft at 10:45AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 73.52 ft at 11:00AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 73.52 ft at 11:15AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 73.51 ft at 11:30AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 73.51 ft at 11:45AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 73.51 ft at 12:00PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 73.5 ft at 12:15PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 73.49 ft at 12:30PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 73.49 ft at 12:45PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 73.5 ft at 1:00PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 73.5 ft at 1:15PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 73.5 ft at 1:30PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 73.51 ft at 1:45PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 73.51 ft at 2:00PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 73.51 ft at 2:15PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 73.51 ft at 2:30PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 73.5 ft at 2:45PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 73.5 ft at 3:00PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 73.5 ft at 3:15PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 73.49 ft at 3:30PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 73.48 ft at 3:45PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 73.48 ft at 4:00PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 73.49 ft at 4:15PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 73.48 ft at 4:30PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 73.5 ft at 4:45PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 73.5 ft at 5:00PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 73.5 ft at 5:15PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 73.5 ft at 5:30PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 73.5 ft at 5:45PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 73.5 ft at 6:00PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 73.49 ft at 6:15PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 73.49 ft at 6:30PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 73.51 ft at 6:45PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 73.5 ft at 7:00PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 73.51 ft at 7:15PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 73.52 ft at 7:30PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 73.53 ft at 7:45PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 73.53 ft at 8:00PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 73.53 ft at 8:15PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 73.53 ft at 8:30PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 73.52 ft at 8:45PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 73.52 ft at 9:00PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 73.52 ft at 9:15PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 73.53 ft at 9:30PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 73.52 ft at 9:45PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 73.52 ft at 10:00PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 73.52 ft at 10:15PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 73.53 ft at 10:30PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 73.54 ft at 10:45PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 73.53 ft at 11:00PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 73.53 ft at 11:15PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 73.55 ft at 11:30PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 73.55 ft at 11:45PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 73.54 ft at 12:00AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 73.53 ft at 12:15AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 73.52 ft at 12:30AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 73.51 ft at 12:45AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 73.51 ft at 1:00AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 73.5 ft at 1:15AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 73.5 ft at 1:30AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 73.49 ft at 1:45AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 73.5 ft at 2:00AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 73.51 ft at 2:15AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 73.51 ft at 2:30AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 73.5 ft at 2:45AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 73.5 ft at 3:00AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 73.5 ft at 3:15AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 73.49 ft at 3:30AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 73.49 ft at 3:45AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 73.49 ft at 4:00AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 73.5 ft at 4:15AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 73.48 ft at 4:30AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 73.48 ft at 4:45AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 73.48 ft at 5:00AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 73.48 ft at 5:15AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 73.48 ft at 5:30AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 73.49 ft at 5:45AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 73.5 ft at 6:00AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 73.5 ft at 6:15AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 73.5 ft at 6:30AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 73.51 ft at 6:45AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 73.51 ft at 7:00AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 73.51 ft at 7:15AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 73.51 ft at 7:30AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 73.51 ft at 7:45AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 73.52 ft at 8:00AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 73.52 ft at 8:15AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 73.52 ft at 8:30AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 73.52 ft at 8:45AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 73.52 ft at 9:00AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 73.52 ft at 9:15AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 73.53 ft at 9:30AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 73.53 ft at 9:45AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 73.53 ft at 10:00AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 73.53 ft at 10:15AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 73.54 ft at 10:30AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 73.54 ft at 10:45AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 73.54 ft at 11:00AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 73.54 ft at 11:15AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 73.54 ft at 11:30AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 73.54 ft at 11:45AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 73.54 ft at 12:00PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 73.54 ft at 12:15PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 73.54 ft at 12:30PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 73.55 ft at 12:45PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 73.55 ft at 1:00PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 73.55 ft at 1:15PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 73.54 ft at 1:30PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 73.54 ft at 1:45PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 73.54 ft at 2:00PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 73.54 ft at 2:15PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 73.54 ft at 2:30PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 73.54 ft at 2:45PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 73.55 ft at 3:00PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 73.56 ft at 3:15PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 73.55 ft at 3:30PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 73.54 ft at 3:45PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 73.53 ft at 4:00PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 73.53 ft at 4:15PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 73.53 ft at 4:30PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 73.53 ft at 4:45PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 73.53 ft at 5:00PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 73.53 ft at 5:15PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 73.53 ft at 5:30PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 73.53 ft at 5:45PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 73.53 ft at 6:00PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 73.52 ft at 6:15PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 73.52 ft at 6:30PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 73.51 ft at 6:45PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 73.51 ft at 7:00PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 73.5 ft at 7:15PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 73.5 ft at 7:30PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 73.5 ft at 7:45PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 73.49 ft at 8:00PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 73.49 ft at 8:15PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 73.5 ft at 8:30PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 73.5 ft at 8:45PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 73.5 ft at 9:00PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 73.52 ft at 9:15PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 73.52 ft at 9:30PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 73.52 ft at 9:45PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 73.51 ft at 10:00PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 73.51 ft at 10:15PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 73.51 ft at 10:30PM Aug 29, 2014Forecast: 73.6 ft 1:00AM Aug 30, 2014Forecast: 73.5 ft 7:00AM Aug 30, 2014Forecast: 73.6 ft 1:00PM Aug 30, 2014Forecast: 73.7 ft 7:00PM Aug 30, 2014Forecast: 73.7 ft 1:00AM Aug 31, 2014Forecast: 73.8 ft 7:00AM Aug 31, 2014Forecast: 74.2 ft 1:00PM Aug 31, 2014Forecast: 74.6 ft 7:00PM Aug 31, 2014Highest Forecast: 74.7 ft 1:00AM Sep 01, 2014Highest Forecast: 74.7 ft 7:00AM Sep 01, 2014Highest Forecast: 74.7 ft 1:00PM Sep 01, 2014Forecast: 74.6 ft 7:00PM Sep 01, 2014Forecast: 74.5 ft 1:00AM Sep 02, 2014Forecast: 74.5 ft 7:00AM Sep 02, 2014Forecast: 74.4 ft 1:00PM Sep 02, 2014Forecast: 74.4 ft 7:00PM Sep 02, 2014Forecast: 74.4 ft 1:00AM Sep 03, 2014Forecast: 74.4 ft 7:00AM Sep 03, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesGNSA1(plotting HTIRG) Graph Created (11:15PM Aug 29, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 8:22AM Aug 29)Latest observed value: 73.51 ft at 10:30 PM CDT 29-Aug-2014. Flood Stage is 101 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts for the Tombigbee River at Gainesville Lock and Dam are issued routinely year-round.
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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

Historical 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
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

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

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