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Big Sunflower River at Sunflower Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Highest Observation: 0.79 ft at 3:00AM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 0.78 ft at 4:00AM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 0.77 ft at 5:00AM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 0.76 ft at 6:00AM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 0.75 ft at 7:00AM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 0.73 ft at 8:00AM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 0.72 ft at 9:00AM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 0.66 ft at 10:00AM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 0.67 ft at 11:00AM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 0.67 ft at 12:00PM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 0.61 ft at 1:00PM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 0.62 ft at 2:00PM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 0.62 ft at 3:00PM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 0.61 ft at 4:00PM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 0.63 ft at 5:00PM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 0.62 ft at 6:00PM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 0.61 ft at 7:00PM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 0.6 ft at 8:00PM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 0.6 ft at 9:00PM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 0.59 ft at 10:00PM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 0.58 ft at 11:00PM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 0.57 ft at 12:00AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 0.55 ft at 1:00AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 0.54 ft at 2:00AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 0.54 ft at 3:00AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 0.53 ft at 4:00AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 0.53 ft at 5:00AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 0.52 ft at 6:00AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 0.51 ft at 7:00AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 0.49 ft at 8:00AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 0.48 ft at 9:00AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 0.43 ft at 10:00AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 0.47 ft at 11:00AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 0.46 ft at 12:00PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 0.43 ft at 1:00PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 0.45 ft at 2:00PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 0.43 ft at 3:00PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 0.43 ft at 4:00PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 0.42 ft at 5:00PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 0.42 ft at 6:00PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 0.43 ft at 7:00PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 0.44 ft at 8:00PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 0.43 ft at 9:00PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 0.43 ft at 10:00PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 0.44 ft at 11:00PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 0.42 ft at 12:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 0.43 ft at 1:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 0.43 ft at 2:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 0.39 ft at 3:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 0.42 ft at 4:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 0.4 ft at 5:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 0.44 ft at 6:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 0.43 ft at 7:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 0.44 ft at 8:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 0.44 ft at 9:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 0.43 ft at 10:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 0.41 ft at 11:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 0.43 ft at 12:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 0.46 ft at 1:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 0.45 ft at 2:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 0.43 ft at 3:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 0.42 ft at 4:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 0.43 ft at 5:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 0.44 ft at 6:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 0.43 ft at 7:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 0.42 ft at 8:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 0.41 ft at 9:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 0.4 ft at 10:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 0.39 ft at 11:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 0.39 ft at 12:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 0.38 ft at 1:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 0.37 ft at 2:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 0.36 ft at 3:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 0.35 ft at 4:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 0.34 ft at 5:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 0.33 ft at 6:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 0.32 ft at 7:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 0.31 ft at 8:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 0.31 ft at 9:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 0.3 ft at 10:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 0.28 ft at 11:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 0.25 ft at 12:00PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 0.27 ft at 1:00PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 0.26 ft at 2:00PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 0.25 ft at 3:00PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 0.24 ft at 4:00PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 0.24 ft at 5:00PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 0.22 ft at 6:00PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 0.22 ft at 7:00PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 0.21 ft at 8:00PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 0.2 ft at 9:00PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 0.2 ft at 10:00PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 0.2 ft at 11:00PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 0.19 ft at 12:00AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 0.19 ft at 1:00AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 0.18 ft at 2:00AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 0.17 ft at 3:00AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 0.16 ft at 4:00AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 0.16 ft at 5:00AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 0.15 ft at 6:00AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 0.14 ft at 7:00AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 0.13 ft at 8:00AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 0.13 ft at 9:00AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 0.11 ft at 10:00AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 0.08 ft at 11:00AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 0.08 ft at 12:00PM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 0.08 ft at 1:00PM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 0.04 ft at 2:00PM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 0.03 ft at 3:00PM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 0.06 ft at 4:00PM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 0.03 ft at 5:00PM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 0.05 ft at 6:00PM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 0.05 ft at 7:00PM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 0 ft at 8:00PM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 0.01 ft at 9:00PM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 0.02 ft at 10:00PM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 0.03 ft at 11:00PM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 0.02 ft at 12:00AM Nov 01, 2014Observed: 0.02 ft at 1:00AM Nov 01, 2014Forecast: 0.1 ft 7:00AM Nov 01, 2014Highest Forecast: 0.2 ft 1:00PM Nov 01, 2014Highest Forecast: 0.2 ft 7:00PM Nov 01, 2014Forecast: 0.1 ft 1:00AM Nov 02, 2014Forecast: 0.1 ft 6:00AM Nov 02, 2014Forecast: 0.1 ft 12:00PM Nov 02, 2014Forecast: 0.1 ft 6:00PM Nov 02, 2014Forecast: 0.1 ft 12:00AM Nov 03, 2014Forecast: 0.1 ft 6:00AM Nov 03, 2014Forecast: 0.1 ft 12:00PM Nov 03, 2014Forecast: 0.1 ft 6:00PM Nov 03, 2014Forecast: 0.1 ft 12:00AM Nov 04, 2014Forecast: 0.1 ft 6:00AM Nov 04, 2014Forecast: 0.1 ft 12:00PM Nov 04, 2014Forecast: 0.1 ft 6:00PM Nov 04, 2014Forecast: 0.1 ft 12:00AM Nov 05, 2014Forecast: 0.1 ft 6:00AM Nov 05, 2014U.S. Army Corps of EngineersSUNM6(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (2:34AM Nov 1, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 10:26AM Oct 31)Latest observed value: 0.02 ft at 1:00 AM CDT 1-Nov-2014. Flood Stage is 21 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts for the Big Sunflower River at Sunflower are issued routinely year-round.
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Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - near Anguilla
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage:28
Moderate Flood Stage:25
Flood Stage:21
Action Stage:20

Historical Crests
(1) 28.37 ft on 03/18/1973
(2) 28.30 ft on 05/05/1958
(3) 28.10 ft on 05/02/1991
(4) 28.00 ft on 02/24/1991
(5) 27.60 ft on 12/18/2001
(6) 27.60 ft on 01/01/1983
(7) 27.50 ft on 12/03/2001
(8) 27.40 ft on 01/15/1946
(9) 27.30 ft on 12/06/1983
(10) 27.30 ft on 02/25/1961
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) -0.40 ft on 11/02/1993
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26 Low lying streets along the river in the city of Sunflower begin to flood.
25 Water begins to spread across farmland from flooding at Jones Bayou. Widespread agricultural flooding is a occurring in this area.
23 Farm roads to catfish ponds become inundated.
21 Field west of river begins to flood.
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Latitude: 33.547222° N, Longitude: 90.543056° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 21 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
Elevation
(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 92.95 ft 113.95 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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