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Big Black River near Bovina Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 37.96 ft at 5:00PM Apr 11, 2014Observed: 37.97 ft at 7:00PM Apr 11, 2014Observed: 37.98 ft at 10:00PM Apr 11, 2014Observed: 37.98 ft at 1:00AM Apr 12, 2014Observed: 37.98 ft at 4:00AM Apr 12, 2014Observed: 37.96 ft at 3:00PM Apr 12, 2014Observed: 37.96 ft at 4:00PM Apr 12, 2014Observed: 37.95 ft at 5:00PM Apr 12, 2014Observed: 37.93 ft at 7:00PM Apr 12, 2014Observed: 37.93 ft at 9:00PM Apr 12, 2014Observed: 37.9 ft at 11:00PM Apr 12, 2014Observed: 37.88 ft at 2:00AM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 37.87 ft at 3:00AM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 37.82 ft at 4:00AM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 37.78 ft at 5:00AM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 37.79 ft at 6:00AM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 37.8 ft at 7:00AM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 37.7 ft at 8:00AM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 37.78 ft at 9:00AM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 37.77 ft at 10:00AM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 37.69 ft at 11:00AM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 37.73 ft at 12:00PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 37.67 ft at 1:00PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 37.66 ft at 2:00PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 37.68 ft at 3:00PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 37.58 ft at 4:00PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 37.63 ft at 5:00PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 37.6 ft at 6:00PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 37.54 ft at 7:00PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 37.53 ft at 8:00PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 37.53 ft at 9:00PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 37.43 ft at 10:00PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 37.49 ft at 11:00PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 37.46 ft at 12:00AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 37.45 ft at 1:00AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 37.46 ft at 2:00AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 37.38 ft at 3:00AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 37.39 ft at 4:00AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 37.46 ft at 5:00AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 37.92 ft at 6:00AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 38.22 ft at 7:00AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 38.56 ft at 8:00AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 38.77 ft at 9:00AM Apr 14, 2014Highest Observation: 38.9 ft at 10:00AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 38.82 ft at 11:00AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 38.67 ft at 12:00PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 38.5 ft at 1:00PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 38.32 ft at 2:00PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 38.23 ft at 3:00PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 38.23 ft at 4:00PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 38.25 ft at 5:00PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 38.28 ft at 6:00PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 38.4 ft at 7:00PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 38.44 ft at 8:00PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 38.48 ft at 9:00PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 38.56 ft at 10:00PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 38.48 ft at 11:00PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 38.44 ft at 12:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 38.37 ft at 1:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 38.28 ft at 2:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 38.3 ft at 3:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 38.21 ft at 4:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 38.23 ft at 5:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 38.27 ft at 6:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 38.26 ft at 7:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 38.25 ft at 8:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 38.27 ft at 9:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 38.29 ft at 10:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 38.24 ft at 11:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 38.25 ft at 2:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 38.49 ft at 3:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 38.51 ft at 5:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 38.56 ft at 7:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 38.57 ft at 8:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 38.55 ft at 9:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 38.58 ft at 12:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 38.57 ft at 1:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 38.58 ft at 2:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 38.62 ft at 3:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 38.59 ft at 4:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 38.67 ft at 6:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 38.68 ft at 8:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 38.69 ft at 9:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 38.74 ft at 10:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 38.72 ft at 11:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 38.74 ft at 1:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 38.76 ft at 2:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 38.69 ft at 4:00PM Apr 16, 2014Forecast: 38.7 ft 7:00PM Apr 16, 2014Forecast: 38.7 ft 1:00AM Apr 17, 2014Forecast: 38.7 ft 7:00AM Apr 17, 2014Forecast: 38.7 ft 1:00PM Apr 17, 2014Forecast: 38.7 ft 7:00PM Apr 17, 2014Forecast: 38.7 ft 1:00AM Apr 18, 2014Forecast: 38.7 ft 7:00AM Apr 18, 2014Highest Forecast: 38.8 ft 1:00PM Apr 18, 2014Highest Forecast: 38.8 ft 7:00PM Apr 18, 2014Highest Forecast: 38.8 ft 1:00AM Apr 19, 2014Highest Forecast: 38.8 ft 7:00AM Apr 19, 2014Highest Forecast: 38.8 ft 1:00PM Apr 19, 2014Forecast: 38.7 ft 7:00PM Apr 19, 2014Forecast: 38.7 ft 1:00AM Apr 20, 2014Forecast: 38.7 ft 7:00AM Apr 20, 2014Forecast: 38.7 ft 1:00PM Apr 20, 2014Forecast: 38.6 ft 7:00PM Apr 20, 2014Forecast: 38.6 ft 1:00AM Apr 21, 2014Forecast: 38.5 ft 7:00AM Apr 21, 2014U.S. Army Corps of EngineersBOVM6(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (4:49PM Apr 16, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 10:08AM Apr 16)Latest observed value: 38.69 ft at 4:00 PM CDT 16-Apr-2014. Flood Stage is 28 ft
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Upstream Gauge - near Bentonia Upstream Gauge
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage:40
Moderate Flood Stage:38
Flood Stage:28
Action Stage:27

Historical Crests
(1) 40.77 ft on 05/24/1983
(2) 40.56 ft on 04/16/1979
(3) 40.53 ft on 12/20/1961
(4) 39.74 ft on 05/05/1958
(5) 39.65 ft on 04/01/1951
(6) 39.29 ft on 03/21/1973
(7) 39.22 ft on 01/11/1949
(8) 39.21 ft on 05/05/1991
(9) 39.14 ft on 04/07/2003
(10) 39.09 ft on 04/20/1969
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Low Water Records
(1) 5.99 ft on 09/30/1954
(2) 6.70 ft on 10/27/1992
(3) 6.73 ft on 09/16/1995
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47 Water is approachng the road surface of the old Highway 80 bridge.
43.3 Water is approaching the under clearance of the old Highway 80 bridge.
39.79 Several hundred acres of agricultural land in Western Hinds and Eastern Warren counties underwater.
38 Water is over the road near the old Highway 80 bridge over the Big Black river. Extensive agricultural land flooded and several local access roads underwater.
32.5 Water begins to cover Warrior's Trail road.
32 Several access roads along and near the river are under water.
28 Agricultural and lowland near the river begins to flood.
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Latitude: 32.347778° N, Longitude: 90.696944° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 28 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
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(gauge height = flood stage)
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NAVD88 Not Available Not Available Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 84.93 ft 112.93 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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