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Mississippi River at Natchez Stage (ft)Observed: 21.22 ft at 1:00PM Sep 11, 2014Observed: 21.25 ft at 2:00PM Sep 11, 2014Observed: 21.26 ft at 3:00PM Sep 11, 2014Observed: 21.3 ft at 4:00PM Sep 11, 2014Observed: 21.3 ft at 5:00PM Sep 11, 2014Observed: 21.32 ft at 6:00PM Sep 11, 2014Observed: 21.37 ft at 7:00PM Sep 11, 2014Observed: 21.41 ft at 8:00PM Sep 11, 2014Observed: 21.4 ft at 9:00PM Sep 11, 2014Observed: 21.45 ft at 10:00PM Sep 11, 2014Observed: 21.47 ft at 11:00PM Sep 11, 2014Observed: 21.5 ft at 12:00AM Sep 12, 2014Observed: 21.53 ft at 1:00AM Sep 12, 2014Observed: 21.53 ft at 2:00AM Sep 12, 2014Observed: 21.57 ft at 3:00AM Sep 12, 2014Observed: 21.6 ft at 4:00AM Sep 12, 2014Observed: 21.62 ft at 5:00AM Sep 12, 2014Observed: 21.63 ft at 6:00AM Sep 12, 2014Observed: 21.63 ft at 7:00AM Sep 12, 2014Observed: 21.67 ft at 8:00AM Sep 12, 2014Observed: 21.69 ft at 9:00AM Sep 12, 2014Observed: 21.72 ft at 10:00AM Sep 12, 2014Observed: 21.74 ft at 11:00AM Sep 12, 2014Observed: 21.76 ft at 12:00PM Sep 12, 2014Observed: 21.79 ft at 1:00PM Sep 12, 2014Observed: 21.79 ft at 2:00PM Sep 12, 2014Observed: 21.79 ft at 3:00PM Sep 12, 2014Observed: 21.81 ft at 4:00PM Sep 12, 2014Observed: 21.86 ft at 5:00PM Sep 12, 2014Observed: 21.85 ft at 6:00PM Sep 12, 2014Observed: 21.9 ft at 7:00PM Sep 12, 2014Observed: 21.9 ft at 8:00PM Sep 12, 2014Observed: 21.92 ft at 9:00PM Sep 12, 2014Observed: 22.02 ft at 10:00PM Sep 12, 2014Observed: 22.03 ft at 11:00PM Sep 12, 2014Observed: 21.99 ft at 12:00AM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 22.01 ft at 1:00AM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 21.99 ft at 2:00AM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 22.04 ft at 3:00AM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 22.03 ft at 4:00AM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 22.05 ft at 5:00AM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 22.06 ft at 6:00AM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 22.1 ft at 7:00AM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 22.13 ft at 8:00AM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 22.15 ft at 9:00AM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 22.18 ft at 10:00AM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 22.26 ft at 11:00AM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 22.3 ft at 12:00PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 22.28 ft at 1:00PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 22.32 ft at 2:00PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 22.31 ft at 3:00PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 22.37 ft at 4:00PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 22.44 ft at 5:00PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 22.4 ft at 6:00PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 22.41 ft at 7:00PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 22.47 ft at 8:00PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 22.5 ft at 9:00PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 22.49 ft at 10:00PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 22.53 ft at 11:00PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 22.56 ft at 12:00AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 22.56 ft at 1:00AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 22.55 ft at 2:00AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 22.61 ft at 3:00AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 22.59 ft at 4:00AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 22.65 ft at 5:00AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 22.69 ft at 6:00AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 22.63 ft at 7:00AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 22.7 ft at 8:00AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 22.74 ft at 9:00AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 22.73 ft at 10:00AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 22.77 ft at 11:00AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 22.81 ft at 12:00PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 22.81 ft at 1:00PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 22.83 ft at 2:00PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 22.85 ft at 3:00PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 22.88 ft at 4:00PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 22.9 ft at 5:00PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 22.91 ft at 6:00PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 22.94 ft at 7:00PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 22.96 ft at 8:00PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 22.97 ft at 9:00PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 23 ft at 10:00PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 23.01 ft at 11:00PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 23.02 ft at 12:00AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 23.04 ft at 1:00AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 23.07 ft at 2:00AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 23.08 ft at 3:00AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 23.09 ft at 4:00AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 23.11 ft at 5:00AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 23.12 ft at 6:00AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 23.13 ft at 7:00AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 23.15 ft at 8:00AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 23.15 ft at 9:00AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 23.18 ft at 10:00AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 23.15 ft at 11:00AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 23.17 ft at 12:00PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 23.17 ft at 1:00PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 23.2 ft at 2:00PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 23.21 ft at 3:00PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 23.22 ft at 4:00PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 23.25 ft at 5:00PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 23.23 ft at 6:00PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 23.25 ft at 7:00PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 23.25 ft at 8:00PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 23.27 ft at 9:00PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 23.27 ft at 10:00PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 23.28 ft at 11:00PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 23.29 ft at 12:00AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 23.26 ft at 1:00AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 23.29 ft at 2:00AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 23.3 ft at 3:00AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 23.3 ft at 4:00AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 23.27 ft at 5:00AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 23.3 ft at 6:00AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 23.31 ft at 7:00AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 23.3 ft at 8:00AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 23.31 ft at 9:00AM Sep 16, 2014Highest Observation: 23.32 ft at 10:00AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 23.3 ft at 11:00AM Sep 16, 2014Forecast: 23.3 ft 1:00PM Sep 16, 2014Forecast: 23.3 ft 7:00PM Sep 16, 2014Forecast: 23.3 ft 1:00AM Sep 17, 2014Forecast: 23.3 ft 7:00AM Sep 17, 2014Forecast: 23.3 ft 1:00PM Sep 17, 2014Forecast: 23.3 ft 7:00PM Sep 17, 2014Forecast: 23.3 ft 1:00AM Sep 18, 2014Forecast: 23.3 ft 7:00AM Sep 18, 2014Forecast: 23.2 ft 1:00PM Sep 18, 2014Forecast: 23.2 ft 7:00PM Sep 18, 2014Forecast: 23.2 ft 1:00AM Sep 19, 2014Forecast: 23.3 ft 7:00AM Sep 19, 2014Forecast: 23.3 ft 1:00PM Sep 19, 2014Forecast: 23.5 ft 7:00PM Sep 19, 2014Forecast: 23.8 ft 1:00AM Sep 20, 2014Forecast: 24.1 ft 7:00AM Sep 20, 2014Forecast: 24.4 ft 1:00PM Sep 20, 2014Forecast: 24.7 ft 7:00PM Sep 20, 2014Forecast: 25 ft 1:00AM Sep 21, 2014Highest Forecast: 25.3 ft 7:00AM Sep 21, 2014U.S. Army Corps of EngineersNTZM6(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (12:19PM Sep 16, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 9:27AM Sep 16)Latest observed value: 23.3 ft at 11:00 AM CDT 16-Sep-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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(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 South of natchez, Bourke Road 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 In fort adams Pond Road 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, particularly
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
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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)
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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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