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Homochitto River at Rosetta Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Highest Forecast: 5.9 ft 1:00AM Jun 27, 2017Forecast: 5.7 ft 7:00AM Jun 27, 2017Forecast: 5.7 ft 1:00PM Jun 27, 2017Forecast: 5.6 ft 7:00PM Jun 27, 2017Forecast: 5.5 ft 1:00AM Jun 28, 2017Forecast: 5.5 ft 7:00AM Jun 28, 2017Forecast: 5.4 ft 1:00PM Jun 28, 2017Forecast: 5.4 ft 7:00PM Jun 28, 2017Forecast: 5.4 ft 1:00AM Jun 29, 2017Forecast: 5.4 ft 7:00AM Jun 29, 2017Forecast: 5.3 ft 1:00PM Jun 29, 2017Forecast: 5.3 ft 7:00PM Jun 29, 2017Forecast: 5.3 ft 1:00AM Jun 30, 2017Forecast: 5.3 ft 7:00AM Jun 30, 2017Forecast: 5.3 ft 1:00PM Jun 30, 2017Forecast: 5.3 ft 7:00PM Jun 30, 2017Forecast: 5.3 ft 1:00AM Jul 01, 2017Forecast: 5.2 ft 7:00AM Jul 01, 2017U.S. Geological SurveyRSAM6(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (10:21PM Jun 26, 2017)Forecast (issued 9:24AM Jun 26)Flood Stage is 19 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts for the Homochitto River at Rosetta are issued routinely year-round.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 37
Moderate Flood Stage: 30
Flood Stage: 19
Action Stage: 18
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 37.80 ft on 03/31/1949
(2) 37.60 ft on 01/06/1950
(3) 36.03 ft on 05/04/1953
(4) 35.62 ft on 04/13/1955
(5) 31.20 ft on 03/28/1961
(6) 30.30 ft on 03/29/1951
(7) 29.70 ft on 12/17/1959
(8) 29.30 ft on 10/04/1964
(9) 28.60 ft on 03/15/1956
(10) 28.60 ft on 04/13/1974
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 17.45 ft on 08/12/2016 (P)
(2) 20.16 ft on 02/03/2016
(3) 16.40 ft on 11/18/2015
(4) 18.71 ft on 03/28/2014
(5) 22.19 ft on 01/11/2013
(6) 18.38 ft on 08/30/2012
(7) 18.54 ft on 03/09/2011
(8) 20.81 ft on 09/02/2008
(9) 18.65 ft on 12/09/2004
(10) 18.91 ft on 05/15/2004
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 3.50 ft on 01/27/1986

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51.5 Water reaches the roadway surface of the Highway 33 bridge.
37 Extensive flooding of thousands of acres of agricultural lands for many miles upstream and downstream of the Highway 33 bridge.
19 Water begins to spread into agricultural lands along the river. Equipment and livestock should be removed.
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Latitude: 31.324700° N, Longitude: 91.109400° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 19 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
(gauge height = flood stage)
Elevation information source
NAVD88 Not Available Not Available Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 94.39 ft 113.39 ft Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
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