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Big Black River near Bovina Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 16.54 ft at 9:00AM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 16.57 ft at 10:00AM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 16.62 ft at 12:00PM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 16.64 ft at 1:00PM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 16.67 ft at 2:00PM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 16.68 ft at 3:00PM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 16.69 ft at 4:00PM Jan 26, 2015Highest Observation: 16.71 ft at 5:00PM Jan 26, 2015Highest Observation: 16.71 ft at 6:00PM Jan 26, 2015Highest Observation: 16.71 ft at 7:00PM Jan 26, 2015Highest Observation: 16.71 ft at 8:00PM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 16.69 ft at 9:00PM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 16.69 ft at 10:00PM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 16.67 ft at 11:00PM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 16.67 ft at 12:00AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 16.64 ft at 1:00AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 16.64 ft at 2:00AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 16.58 ft at 3:00AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 16.56 ft at 4:00AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 16.52 ft at 5:00AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 16.51 ft at 6:00AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 16.44 ft at 7:00AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 16.4 ft at 8:00AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 16.35 ft at 9:00AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 16.29 ft at 10:00AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 16.25 ft at 11:00AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 16.19 ft at 12:00PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 16.13 ft at 1:00PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 16.08 ft at 2:00PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 15.99 ft at 3:00PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 15.95 ft at 4:00PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 15.88 ft at 5:00PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 15.8 ft at 6:00PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 15.71 ft at 7:00PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 15.64 ft at 8:00PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 15.57 ft at 9:00PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 15.49 ft at 10:00PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 15.42 ft at 11:00PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 15.34 ft at 12:00AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 15.28 ft at 1:00AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 15.19 ft at 2:00AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 15.11 ft at 3:00AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 15.04 ft at 4:00AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 14.97 ft at 5:00AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 14.9 ft at 6:00AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 14.83 ft at 7:00AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 14.75 ft at 8:00AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 14.68 ft at 9:00AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 14.61 ft at 10:00AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 14.55 ft at 11:00AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 14.48 ft at 12:00PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 14.41 ft at 1:00PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 14.37 ft at 2:00PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 14.31 ft at 3:00PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 14.27 ft at 4:00PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 14.22 ft at 5:00PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 14.15 ft at 6:00PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 14.11 ft at 7:00PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 14.07 ft at 8:00PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 14.02 ft at 9:00PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 13.99 ft at 10:00PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 13.94 ft at 11:00PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 13.91 ft at 12:00AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 13.88 ft at 1:00AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 13.85 ft at 2:00AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 13.82 ft at 3:00AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 13.79 ft at 4:00AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 13.77 ft at 5:00AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 13.77 ft at 6:00AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 13.74 ft at 7:00AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 13.75 ft at 8:00AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 13.75 ft at 9:00AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 13.72 ft at 10:00AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 13.73 ft at 11:00AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 13.66 ft at 12:00PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 13.7 ft at 1:00PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 13.7 ft at 2:00PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 13.71 ft at 3:00PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 13.72 ft at 4:00PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 13.74 ft at 5:00PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 13.75 ft at 6:00PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 13.75 ft at 7:00PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 13.76 ft at 8:00PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 13.77 ft at 9:00PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 13.79 ft at 10:00PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 13.8 ft at 11:00PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 13.83 ft at 12:00AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 13.83 ft at 1:00AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 13.81 ft at 2:00AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 13.81 ft at 3:00AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 13.81 ft at 4:00AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 13.82 ft at 5:00AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 13.83 ft at 6:00AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 13.83 ft at 7:00AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 13.83 ft at 8:00AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 13.86 ft at 9:00AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 13.86 ft at 10:00AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 13.88 ft at 11:00AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 13.87 ft at 12:00PM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 13.89 ft at 1:00PM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 13.9 ft at 2:00PM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 13.92 ft at 3:00PM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 13.93 ft at 4:00PM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 13.93 ft at 5:00PM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 13.93 ft at 6:00PM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 13.92 ft at 7:00PM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 13.92 ft at 8:00PM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 13.94 ft at 9:00PM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 13.94 ft at 10:00PM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 13.92 ft at 11:00PM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 13.93 ft at 12:00AM Jan 31, 2015Observed: 13.92 ft at 1:00AM Jan 31, 2015Observed: 13.92 ft at 2:00AM Jan 31, 2015Observed: 13.93 ft at 3:00AM Jan 31, 2015Observed: 13.93 ft at 4:00AM Jan 31, 2015Observed: 13.9 ft at 5:00AM Jan 31, 2015Observed: 13.88 ft at 6:00AM Jan 31, 2015Highest Forecast: 13.8 ft 12:00PM Jan 31, 2015Highest Forecast: 13.8 ft 6:00PM Jan 31, 2015Highest Forecast: 13.8 ft 12:00AM Feb 01, 2015Highest Forecast: 13.8 ft 6:00AM Feb 01, 2015Highest Forecast: 13.8 ft 12:00PM Feb 01, 2015Highest Forecast: 13.8 ft 6:00PM Feb 01, 2015Forecast: 13.7 ft 12:00AM Feb 02, 2015Forecast: 13.7 ft 6:00AM Feb 02, 2015Forecast: 13.6 ft 12:00PM Feb 02, 2015Forecast: 13.5 ft 6:00PM Feb 02, 2015Forecast: 13.4 ft 12:00AM Feb 03, 2015Forecast: 13.3 ft 6:00AM Feb 03, 2015Forecast: 13.1 ft 12:00PM Feb 03, 2015Forecast: 12.9 ft 6:00PM Feb 03, 2015Forecast: 12.8 ft 12:00AM Feb 04, 2015Forecast: 12.6 ft 6:00AM Feb 04, 2015U.S. Army Corps of EngineersBOVM6(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (7:04AM Jan 31, 2015)ObservedForecast (issued 8:48AM Jan 30)Latest observed value: 13.88 ft at 6:00 AM CST 31-Jan-2015. Flood Stage is 28 ft
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 40
Moderate Flood Stage: 38
Flood Stage: 28
Action Stage: 27
Low Stage (in feet): 0

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

Recent Crests
(1) 38.98 ft on 04/17/2014 (P)
(2) 29.11 ft on 03/30/2014
(3) 34.05 ft on 05/11/2013
(4) 34.34 ft on 02/22/2013
(5) 37.14 ft on 01/21/2013
(6) 28.76 ft on 03/30/2012
(7) 29.69 ft on 04/30/2011
(8) 38.25 ft on 10/20/2009
(9) 36.62 ft on 12/17/2008
(10) 29.69 ft on 09/04/2008
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

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 approaches the road surface of the Old Highway 80 bridge.
43.3 Water approaches the under clearance of the Old Highway 80 bridge.
40 Water is close to entering some houses and camps just upstream of Old Highway 80 bridge on Hinds County side of the river.
39.79 Several hundred acres of agricultural land in western Hinds and eastern Warren counties are underwater.
39.5 Many houses and camps just upstream of old highway 80 bridge on Hinds County side of river are surrounded by water.
38 Water is across the road near the Old Highway 80 bridge. Extensive flooding of agricultural land is occurring. Several local access roads are also underwater.
32.5 Water begins to cover Warrior's Trail Road.
32 Several access roads along and near the river are under water.
28 Low-lying agricultural land near the river begins to flood.
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Latitude: 32.347778° N, Longitude: 90.696944° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
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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)
Elevation
(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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