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Yazoo River at Belzoni Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Highest Forecast: 17.6 ft 7:00AM Oct 02, 2014Highest Forecast: 17.6 ft 1:00PM Oct 02, 2014Forecast: 17.5 ft 7:00PM Oct 02, 2014Forecast: 17.5 ft 1:00AM Oct 03, 2014Forecast: 17.5 ft 7:00AM Oct 03, 2014Forecast: 17.5 ft 1:00PM Oct 03, 2014Forecast: 17.5 ft 7:00PM Oct 03, 2014Forecast: 17.4 ft 1:00AM Oct 04, 2014Forecast: 17.4 ft 7:00AM Oct 04, 2014Forecast: 17.4 ft 1:00PM Oct 04, 2014Forecast: 17.4 ft 7:00PM Oct 04, 2014Forecast: 17.4 ft 1:00AM Oct 05, 2014Forecast: 17.4 ft 7:00AM Oct 05, 2014Forecast: 17.3 ft 1:00PM Oct 05, 2014Forecast: 17.3 ft 7:00PM Oct 05, 2014Forecast: 17.3 ft 1:00AM Oct 06, 2014Forecast: 17.3 ft 7:00AM Oct 06, 2014U.S. Army Corps of EngineersBELM6(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (3:18AM Oct 2, 2014)Forecast (issued 9:47AM Oct 1)Flood Stage is 34 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts for the Yazoo River at Belzoni are issued routinely year-round.
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Upstream Gauge - at Greenwood Upstream Gauge Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - at Yazoo City
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage:41
Moderate Flood Stage:38
Flood Stage:34
Action Stage:33

Historical Crests
(1) 37.90 ft on 01/27/1932
(2) 37.20 ft on 02/28/1946
(3) 37.20 ft on 03/02/1946
(4) 37.20 ft on 02/12/1946
(5) 37.00 ft on 02/13/1949
(6) 37.00 ft on 03/28/1950
(7) 37.00 ft on 01/24/1949
(8) 36.90 ft on 04/03/1950
(9) 36.90 ft on 03/22/1948
(10) 36.80 ft on 04/01/1948
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 2.40 ft on 10/31/1943
(2) 3.50 ft on 11/27/1954
(3) 4.10 ft on 11/01/1952
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42.4 Water overtops the flood wall at the town of Belzoni.
41 Water rises above the top of the levee on the left bank opposite the city of Belzoni.
40 Water rises above the base of the gage house on the grain elevator.
34 Low areas within the levee near the river begin to flood.
30 Water begins to flood bottomland near the river east of town.
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Latitude: 33.164722° N, Longitude: 90.495278° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 34 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 76.023 ft 110.023 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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