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Mississippi River at Natchez Stage (ft)Observed: 39.03 ft at 7:00AM Mar 18, 2017Highest Observation: 39.04 ft at 8:00AM Mar 18, 2017Observed: 39.03 ft at 9:00AM Mar 18, 2017Observed: 39.01 ft at 10:00AM Mar 18, 2017Observed: 38.97 ft at 11:00AM Mar 18, 2017Observed: 39 ft at 12:00PM Mar 18, 2017Observed: 38.97 ft at 1:00PM Mar 18, 2017Observed: 39 ft at 2:00PM Mar 18, 2017Observed: 39 ft at 3:00PM Mar 18, 2017Observed: 38.98 ft at 4:00PM Mar 18, 2017Observed: 38.98 ft at 5:00PM Mar 18, 2017Observed: 38.96 ft at 6:00PM Mar 18, 2017Observed: 38.93 ft at 7:00PM Mar 18, 2017Observed: 38.95 ft at 8:00PM Mar 18, 2017Observed: 38.92 ft at 9:00PM Mar 18, 2017Observed: 38.97 ft at 10:00PM Mar 18, 2017Observed: 38.94 ft at 11:00PM Mar 18, 2017Observed: 38.92 ft at 12:00AM Mar 19, 2017Observed: 38.89 ft at 1:00AM Mar 19, 2017Observed: 38.9 ft at 2:00AM Mar 19, 2017Observed: 38.88 ft at 3:00AM Mar 19, 2017Observed: 38.87 ft at 4:00AM Mar 19, 2017Observed: 38.84 ft at 5:00AM Mar 19, 2017Observed: 38.82 ft at 6:00AM Mar 19, 2017Observed: 38.85 ft at 7:00AM Mar 19, 2017Observed: 38.86 ft at 8:00AM Mar 19, 2017Observed: 38.84 ft at 9:00AM Mar 19, 2017Observed: 38.82 ft at 10:00AM Mar 19, 2017Observed: 38.79 ft at 11:00AM Mar 19, 2017Observed: 38.77 ft at 12:00PM Mar 19, 2017Observed: 38.75 ft at 1:00PM Mar 19, 2017Observed: 38.74 ft at 2:00PM Mar 19, 2017Observed: 38.72 ft at 3:00PM Mar 19, 2017Observed: 38.69 ft at 4:00PM Mar 19, 2017Observed: 38.64 ft at 5:00PM Mar 19, 2017Observed: 38.62 ft at 6:00PM Mar 19, 2017Observed: 38.64 ft at 7:00PM Mar 19, 2017Observed: 38.64 ft at 8:00PM Mar 19, 2017Observed: 38.62 ft at 9:00PM Mar 19, 2017Observed: 38.61 ft at 10:00PM Mar 19, 2017Observed: 38.59 ft at 11:00PM Mar 19, 2017Observed: 38.58 ft at 12:00AM Mar 20, 2017Observed: 38.53 ft at 1:00AM Mar 20, 2017Observed: 38.52 ft at 2:00AM Mar 20, 2017Observed: 38.52 ft at 3:00AM Mar 20, 2017Observed: 38.51 ft at 4:00AM Mar 20, 2017Observed: 38.46 ft at 5:00AM Mar 20, 2017Observed: 38.47 ft at 6:00AM Mar 20, 2017Observed: 38.42 ft at 7:00AM Mar 20, 2017Observed: 38.42 ft at 8:00AM Mar 20, 2017Observed: 38.41 ft at 9:00AM Mar 20, 2017Observed: 38.35 ft at 10:00AM Mar 20, 2017Observed: 38.36 ft at 11:00AM Mar 20, 2017Observed: 38.32 ft at 12:00PM Mar 20, 2017Observed: 38.29 ft at 1:00PM Mar 20, 2017Observed: 38.26 ft at 2:00PM Mar 20, 2017Observed: 38.24 ft at 3:00PM Mar 20, 2017Observed: 38.21 ft at 4:00PM Mar 20, 2017Observed: 38.17 ft at 5:00PM Mar 20, 2017Observed: 38.17 ft at 6:00PM Mar 20, 2017Observed: 38.13 ft at 7:00PM Mar 20, 2017Observed: 38.11 ft at 8:00PM Mar 20, 2017Observed: 38.12 ft at 9:00PM Mar 20, 2017Observed: 38.09 ft at 10:00PM Mar 20, 2017Observed: 38.06 ft at 11:00PM Mar 20, 2017Observed: 38.02 ft at 12:00AM Mar 21, 2017Observed: 37.99 ft at 1:00AM Mar 21, 2017Observed: 37.96 ft at 2:00AM Mar 21, 2017Observed: 37.94 ft at 3:00AM Mar 21, 2017Observed: 37.9 ft at 4:00AM Mar 21, 2017Observed: 37.89 ft at 5:00AM Mar 21, 2017Observed: 37.88 ft at 6:00AM Mar 21, 2017Observed: 37.8 ft at 7:00AM Mar 21, 2017Observed: 37.8 ft at 8:00AM Mar 21, 2017Observed: 37.77 ft at 9:00AM Mar 21, 2017Observed: 37.72 ft at 10:00AM Mar 21, 2017Observed: 37.69 ft at 11:00AM Mar 21, 2017Observed: 37.67 ft at 12:00PM Mar 21, 2017Observed: 37.64 ft at 1:00PM Mar 21, 2017Observed: 37.62 ft at 2:00PM Mar 21, 2017Observed: 37.59 ft at 3:00PM Mar 21, 2017Observed: 37.56 ft at 4:00PM Mar 21, 2017Observed: 37.5 ft at 5:00PM Mar 21, 2017Observed: 37.47 ft at 6:00PM Mar 21, 2017Observed: 37.43 ft at 7:00PM Mar 21, 2017Observed: 37.44 ft at 8:00PM Mar 21, 2017Observed: 37.42 ft at 9:00PM Mar 21, 2017Observed: 37.41 ft at 10:00PM Mar 21, 2017Observed: 37.36 ft at 11:00PM Mar 21, 2017Observed: 37.34 ft at 12:00AM Mar 22, 2017Observed: 37.31 ft at 1:00AM Mar 22, 2017Observed: 37.29 ft at 2:00AM Mar 22, 2017Observed: 37.24 ft at 3:00AM Mar 22, 2017Observed: 37.22 ft at 4:00AM Mar 22, 2017Observed: 37.17 ft at 5:00AM Mar 22, 2017Observed: 37.14 ft at 6:00AM Mar 22, 2017Observed: 37.13 ft at 7:00AM Mar 22, 2017Observed: 37.1 ft at 8:00AM Mar 22, 2017Observed: 37.05 ft at 9:00AM Mar 22, 2017Observed: 37.04 ft at 10:00AM Mar 22, 2017Observed: 36.99 ft at 11:00AM Mar 22, 2017Observed: 36.98 ft at 12:00PM Mar 22, 2017Observed: 36.91 ft at 1:00PM Mar 22, 2017Observed: 36.88 ft at 2:00PM Mar 22, 2017Observed: 36.82 ft at 3:00PM Mar 22, 2017Observed: 36.82 ft at 4:00PM Mar 22, 2017Observed: 36.77 ft at 5:00PM Mar 22, 2017Observed: 36.76 ft at 6:00PM Mar 22, 2017Observed: 36.69 ft at 7:00PM Mar 22, 2017Observed: 36.67 ft at 8:00PM Mar 22, 2017Observed: 36.61 ft at 9:00PM Mar 22, 2017Observed: 36.58 ft at 10:00PM Mar 22, 2017Observed: 36.54 ft at 11:00PM Mar 22, 2017Observed: 36.53 ft at 12:00AM Mar 23, 2017Observed: 36.48 ft at 1:00AM Mar 23, 2017Observed: 36.46 ft at 2:00AM Mar 23, 2017Observed: 36.41 ft at 3:00AM Mar 23, 2017Observed: 36.33 ft at 4:00AM Mar 23, 2017Observed: 36.28 ft at 5:00AM Mar 23, 2017Observed: 36.24 ft at 6:00AM Mar 23, 2017Observed: 36.19 ft at 7:00AM Mar 23, 2017Observed: 36.17 ft at 8:00AM Mar 23, 2017Observed: 36.12 ft at 9:00AM Mar 23, 2017Observed: 36.09 ft at 10:00AM Mar 23, 2017Observed: 36.01 ft at 11:00AM Mar 23, 2017Observed: 35.97 ft at 12:00PM Mar 23, 2017Observed: 35.94 ft at 1:00PM Mar 23, 2017Observed: 35.88 ft at 2:00PM Mar 23, 2017Observed: 35.85 ft at 3:00PM Mar 23, 2017Observed: 35.78 ft at 4:00PM Mar 23, 2017Observed: 35.74 ft at 5:00PM Mar 23, 2017Observed: 35.67 ft at 6:00PM Mar 23, 2017Observed: 35.65 ft at 7:00PM Mar 23, 2017Observed: 35.58 ft at 8:00PM Mar 23, 2017Observed: 35.56 ft at 9:00PM Mar 23, 2017Observed: 35.47 ft at 10:00PM Mar 23, 2017Observed: 35.4 ft at 11:00PM Mar 23, 2017Observed: 35.41 ft at 12:00AM Mar 24, 2017Observed: 35.33 ft at 1:00AM Mar 24, 2017Observed: 35.26 ft at 2:00AM Mar 24, 2017Observed: 35.22 ft at 3:00AM Mar 24, 2017Observed: 35.18 ft at 4:00AM Mar 24, 2017Observed: 35.16 ft at 5:00AM Mar 24, 2017Observed: 35.09 ft at 6:00AM Mar 24, 2017Observed: 35.05 ft at 7:00AM Mar 24, 2017Observed: 34.97 ft at 8:00AM Mar 24, 2017Observed: 34.94 ft at 9:00AM Mar 24, 2017Observed: 34.9 ft at 10:00AM Mar 24, 2017Observed: 34.8 ft at 11:00AM Mar 24, 2017Observed: 34.76 ft at 12:00PM Mar 24, 2017Observed: 34.71 ft at 1:00PM Mar 24, 2017Observed: 34.67 ft at 2:00PM Mar 24, 2017Observed: 34.61 ft at 3:00PM Mar 24, 2017Observed: 34.58 ft at 4:00PM Mar 24, 2017Observed: 34.47 ft at 5:00PM Mar 24, 2017Observed: 34.48 ft at 6:00PM Mar 24, 2017Observed: 34.45 ft at 7:00PM Mar 24, 2017Observed: 34.38 ft at 8:00PM Mar 24, 2017Observed: 34.34 ft at 9:00PM Mar 24, 2017Observed: 34.28 ft at 10:00PM Mar 24, 2017Observed: 34.2 ft at 11:00PM Mar 24, 2017Observed: 34.17 ft at 12:00AM Mar 25, 2017Observed: 34.14 ft at 1:00AM Mar 25, 2017Observed: 34.07 ft at 2:00AM Mar 25, 2017Observed: 34 ft at 3:00AM Mar 25, 2017Observed: 34.03 ft at 4:00AM Mar 25, 2017Observed: 33.94 ft at 5:00AM Mar 25, 2017Highest Forecast: 33.7 ft 7:00AM Mar 25, 2017Forecast: 33.4 ft 1:00PM Mar 25, 2017Forecast: 33.1 ft 7:00PM Mar 25, 2017Forecast: 32.8 ft 1:00AM Mar 26, 2017Forecast: 32.5 ft 7:00AM Mar 26, 2017Forecast: 32.1 ft 1:00PM Mar 26, 2017Forecast: 31.8 ft 7:00PM Mar 26, 2017Forecast: 31.6 ft 1:00AM Mar 27, 2017Forecast: 31.4 ft 7:00AM Mar 27, 2017Forecast: 31.2 ft 1:00PM Mar 27, 2017Forecast: 31 ft 7:00PM Mar 27, 2017Forecast: 30.8 ft 1:00AM Mar 28, 2017Forecast: 30.8 ft 7:00AM Mar 28, 2017Forecast: 30.7 ft 1:00PM Mar 28, 2017Forecast: 30.6 ft 7:00PM Mar 28, 2017Forecast: 30.6 ft 1:00AM Mar 29, 2017Forecast: 30.6 ft 7:00AM Mar 29, 2017Forecast: 30.7 ft 1:00PM Mar 29, 2017Forecast: 30.8 ft 7:00PM Mar 29, 2017Forecast: 30.9 ft 1:00AM Mar 30, 2017Forecast: 31 ft 7:00AM Mar 30, 2017Forecast: 31.1 ft 1:00PM Mar 30, 2017Forecast: 31.2 ft 7:00PM Mar 30, 2017Forecast: 31.4 ft 1:00AM Mar 31, 2017Forecast: 31.6 ft 7:00AM Mar 31, 2017Forecast: 31.8 ft 1:00PM Mar 31, 2017Forecast: 31.9 ft 7:00PM Mar 31, 2017Forecast: 32.1 ft 1:00AM Apr 01, 2017Forecast: 32.1 ft 7:00AM Apr 01, 2017Forecast: 32.1 ft 1:00PM Apr 01, 2017Forecast: 32.1 ft 7:00PM Apr 01, 2017Forecast: 31.9 ft 1:00AM Apr 02, 2017Forecast: 31.8 ft 7:00AM Apr 02, 2017Forecast: 31.6 ft 1:00PM Apr 02, 2017Forecast: 31.4 ft 7:00PM Apr 02, 2017Forecast: 31.2 ft 1:00AM Apr 03, 2017Forecast: 31 ft 7:00AM Apr 03, 2017Forecast: 30.8 ft 1:00PM Apr 03, 2017Forecast: 30.6 ft 7:00PM Apr 03, 2017Forecast: 30.4 ft 1:00AM Apr 04, 2017Forecast: 30.2 ft 7:00AM Apr 04, 2017Forecast: 30.1 ft 1:00PM Apr 04, 2017Forecast: 30 ft 7:00PM Apr 04, 2017Forecast: 29.9 ft 1:00AM Apr 05, 2017Forecast: 29.8 ft 7:00AM Apr 05, 2017Forecast: 29.9 ft 1:00PM Apr 05, 2017Forecast: 29.8 ft 7:00PM Apr 05, 2017Forecast: 29.9 ft 1:00AM Apr 06, 2017Forecast: 29.9 ft 7:00AM Apr 06, 2017Forecast: 30 ft 1:00PM Apr 06, 2017Forecast: 30 ft 7:00PM Apr 06, 2017Forecast: 30 ft 1:00AM Apr 07, 2017Forecast: 30 ft 7:00AM Apr 07, 2017Forecast: 29.9 ft 1:00PM Apr 07, 2017Forecast: 29.9 ft 7:00PM Apr 07, 2017Forecast: 29.8 ft 1:00AM Apr 08, 2017U.S. Army Corps of EngineersNTZM6(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (6:21AM Mar 25, 2017)ObservedForecast (issued 10:26AM Mar 24)Latest observed value: 33.94 ft at 5:00 AM CDT 25-Mar-2017. Flood Stage is 48 ft
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 57
Moderate Flood Stage: 51
Flood Stage: 48
Action Stage: 38
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 61.95 ft on 05/19/2011
(2) 58.04 ft on 02/21/1937
(3) 57.03 ft on 04/23/2008
(4) 56.75 ft on 01/17/2016
(5) 56.70 ft on 05/13/1973
(6) 56.60 ft on 05/04/1927
(7) 56.30 ft on 03/26/1997
(8) 55.70 ft on 05/31/1983
(9) 55.30 ft on 04/26/1922
(10) 55.20 ft on 04/29/1945
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 44.81 ft on 10/17/2016
(2) 51.24 ft on 03/20/2016
(3) 56.75 ft on 01/17/2016
(4) 52.71 ft on 07/27/2015
(5) 49.16 ft on 05/02/2015
(6) 50.04 ft on 04/02/2015
(7) 40.46 ft on 06/20/2014
(8) 41.00 ft on 05/31/2014
(9) 41.43 ft on 05/13/2014
(10) 46.05 ft on 04/22/2014
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) -1.70 ft on 02/03/1940
(2) -1.00 ft on 09/02/1936
(3) -0.90 ft on 11/27/1953
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60.5 Access to Locus Hill Road and Millbrook Road from Mississippi Highway 24 is closed in Wilkinson County.
60 Pickney Road near Highway 24 which provides access from Fort Adams is impassable.
56 Bourke Road which is south of Natchez is underwater. Residents will have to boat into their homes.
55.5 Residents at the end of Percy Creek Sand Road are denied access to their homes due to high water.
55 Pond Road in Fort Adams is flooded. Eight to eleven homes are under water in the township.
53 Some camps and houses are flooded around Fort Adams.
51 Water is covering the roads in old downtown area of Fort Adams.
48 Carthage Point Road becomes impassable.
47 Water begins to enter the former Belwood Golf Course and Carthage Point Road area south of Natchez.
45 Water under some buildings around Fort Adams, Mississippi.
44 Some camps and most access roads are flooded along Lake Mary.
43 Water covers Thornburg Lake Road in the area known as Anna's Bottom which is north of Natchez. Also, Lake Mary Road is under water.
38 Lowlands along the river in areas not protected by levees begin to flood. On both side of the river, there are areas that contain oil and gas wells; however, these are not affected until higher stages.
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Latitude: 31.544017° N, Longitude: 91.433412° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
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Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 48 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 17.28 ft 65.28 ft Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
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