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Mississippi River at Natchez Stage (ft)Observed: 44.32 ft at 10:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 44.33 ft at 11:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 44.35 ft at 12:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 44.38 ft at 1:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 44.42 ft at 2:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 44.45 ft at 3:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 44.47 ft at 4:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 44.48 ft at 5:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 44.51 ft at 6:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 44.53 ft at 7:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 44.54 ft at 8:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 44.56 ft at 9:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 44.59 ft at 10:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 44.59 ft at 11:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 44.6 ft at 12:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 44.6 ft at 1:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 44.65 ft at 2:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 44.68 ft at 3:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 44.69 ft at 4:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 44.71 ft at 5:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 44.73 ft at 6:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 44.75 ft at 7:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 44.77 ft at 8:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 44.8 ft at 9:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 44.81 ft at 10:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 44.86 ft at 11:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 44.88 ft at 12:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 44.89 ft at 1:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 44.9 ft at 2:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 44.92 ft at 3:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 44.91 ft at 4:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 44.92 ft at 5:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 44.96 ft at 6:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 44.99 ft at 7:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 45.02 ft at 8:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 45.03 ft at 9:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 45.01 ft at 10:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 45.07 ft at 11:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 45.09 ft at 12:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 45.12 ft at 1:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 45.12 ft at 2:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 45.13 ft at 3:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 45.12 ft at 4:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 45.19 ft at 5:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 45.18 ft at 6:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 45.2 ft at 7:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 45.19 ft at 8:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 45.22 ft at 9:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 45.25 ft at 10:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 45.29 ft at 11:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 45.29 ft at 12:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 45.31 ft at 1:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 45.32 ft at 2:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 45.33 ft at 3:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 45.33 ft at 4:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 45.36 ft at 5:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 45.39 ft at 6:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 45.36 ft at 7:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 45.4 ft at 8:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 45.42 ft at 9:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 45.44 ft at 10:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 45.42 ft at 11:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 45.45 ft at 12:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 45.47 ft at 1:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 45.48 ft at 2:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 45.5 ft at 3:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 45.49 ft at 4:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 45.52 ft at 5:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 45.51 ft at 6:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 45.55 ft at 7:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 45.57 ft at 8:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 45.56 ft at 9:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 45.61 ft at 10:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 45.59 ft at 11:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 45.62 ft at 12:00PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 45.65 ft at 1:00PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 45.64 ft at 2:00PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 45.64 ft at 3:00PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 45.66 ft at 4:00PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 45.67 ft at 5:00PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 45.67 ft at 6:00PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 45.67 ft at 7:00PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 45.69 ft at 8:00PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 45.71 ft at 9:00PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 45.74 ft at 10:00PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 45.75 ft at 11:00PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 45.75 ft at 12:00AM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 45.73 ft at 1:00AM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 45.77 ft at 2:00AM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 45.77 ft at 3:00AM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 45.78 ft at 4:00AM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 45.79 ft at 5:00AM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 45.79 ft at 6:00AM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 45.81 ft at 7:00AM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 45.79 ft at 8:00AM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 45.82 ft at 9:00AM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 45.84 ft at 10:00AM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 45.86 ft at 11:00AM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 45.88 ft at 12:00PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 45.9 ft at 1:00PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 45.92 ft at 2:00PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 45.9 ft at 3:00PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 45.9 ft at 4:00PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 45.92 ft at 5:00PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 45.93 ft at 6:00PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 45.95 ft at 7:00PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 45.93 ft at 8:00PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 45.94 ft at 9:00PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 45.93 ft at 10:00PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 45.94 ft at 11:00PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 45.95 ft at 12:00AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 45.94 ft at 1:00AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 45.97 ft at 2:00AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 45.98 ft at 3:00AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 45.99 ft at 4:00AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 45.99 ft at 5:00AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 45.99 ft at 6:00AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 45.97 ft at 7:00AM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 45.98 ft at 8:00AM Apr 21, 2014Highest Observation: 46 ft at 9:00AM Apr 21, 2014Highest Forecast: 45.9 ft 1:00PM Apr 21, 2014Highest Forecast: 45.9 ft 7:00PM Apr 21, 2014Forecast: 45.8 ft 1:00AM Apr 22, 2014Forecast: 45.7 ft 7:00AM Apr 22, 2014Forecast: 45.6 ft 1:00PM Apr 22, 2014Forecast: 45.5 ft 7:00PM Apr 22, 2014Forecast: 45.4 ft 1:00AM Apr 23, 2014Forecast: 45.3 ft 7:00AM Apr 23, 2014Forecast: 45.1 ft 1:00PM Apr 23, 2014Forecast: 44.9 ft 7:00PM Apr 23, 2014Forecast: 44.7 ft 1:00AM Apr 24, 2014Forecast: 44.5 ft 7:00AM Apr 24, 2014Forecast: 44.2 ft 1:00PM Apr 24, 2014Forecast: 44 ft 7:00PM Apr 24, 2014Forecast: 43.8 ft 1:00AM Apr 25, 2014Forecast: 43.5 ft 7:00AM Apr 25, 2014U.S. Army Corps of EngineersNTZM6(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (9:34AM Apr 21, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 8:41PM Apr 20)Latest observed value: 46 ft at 9:00 AM CDT 21-Apr-2014. 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

Historical Crests
(1) 61.95 ft on 05/19/2011
(2) 58.04 ft on 02/21/1937
(3) 57.03 ft on 04/24/2008
(4) 56.70 ft on 05/13/1973
(5) 56.60 ft on 05/04/1927
(6) 56.30 ft on 03/26/1997
(7) 55.70 ft on 05/31/1983
(8) 55.30 ft on 04/26/1922
(9) 55.20 ft on 04/29/1945
(10) 54.60 ft on 04/23/1979
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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 South of Natchez...Bourke Road is underwater. Residents will have to boat into their homes. All homes in the Township of Fort Adams are flooded.
55.5 Residents at the end of Percy Creek Sand Road are denied access to their homes due to high water.
55 In Fort Adams Pond Road is flooded. Eight to eleven homes are under water in the Township of Fort Adams. Bourke Road is flooded.
53 Some camps and houses are flooded around Fort Adams.
51 Water is covering the roads in old downtown area of Fort Adams...particularlyMain Street. Road to Jackson Point is flooded.
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 flooded along Lake Mary.
43 Water is over Thornburg Lake Road in the area known as Anna's bottom north of Natchez. Also, Lake Mary Road is under water.
38 Lowlands along the river in areas not protected by levees begin to flood. Some of these areas contain oil and gas wells on both sides of the river, but are not affected until higher stages.
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Latitude: 31.543889° N, Longitude: 91.433333° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
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)
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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 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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