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Whisky Chitto Creek near Mittie Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 3.54 ft at 4:30AM Jan 17, 2017Observed: 3.54 ft at 5:00AM Jan 17, 2017Observed: 3.53 ft at 5:30AM Jan 17, 2017Observed: 3.54 ft at 6:00AM Jan 17, 2017Observed: 3.54 ft at 6:30AM Jan 17, 2017Observed: 3.53 ft at 7:00AM Jan 17, 2017Observed: 3.54 ft at 7:30AM Jan 17, 2017Observed: 3.53 ft at 8:00AM Jan 17, 2017Observed: 3.54 ft at 8:30AM Jan 17, 2017Observed: 3.53 ft at 9:00AM Jan 17, 2017Observed: 3.52 ft at 9:30AM Jan 17, 2017Observed: 3.53 ft at 10:00AM Jan 17, 2017Observed: 3.53 ft at 10:30AM Jan 17, 2017Observed: 3.53 ft at 11:00AM Jan 17, 2017Observed: 3.53 ft at 11:30AM Jan 17, 2017Observed: 3.53 ft at 12:00PM Jan 17, 2017Observed: 3.52 ft at 12:30PM Jan 17, 2017Observed: 3.53 ft at 1:00PM Jan 17, 2017Observed: 3.52 ft at 1:30PM Jan 17, 2017Observed: 3.52 ft at 2:00PM Jan 17, 2017Observed: 3.52 ft at 2:30PM Jan 17, 2017Observed: 3.51 ft at 3:00PM Jan 17, 2017Observed: 3.51 ft at 3:30PM Jan 17, 2017Observed: 3.52 ft at 4:00PM Jan 17, 2017Observed: 3.51 ft at 4:30PM Jan 17, 2017Observed: 3.52 ft at 5:00PM Jan 17, 2017Observed: 3.51 ft at 5:30PM Jan 17, 2017Observed: 3.51 ft at 6:00PM Jan 17, 2017Observed: 3.52 ft at 6:30PM Jan 17, 2017Observed: 3.51 ft at 7:00PM Jan 17, 2017Observed: 3.52 ft at 7:30PM Jan 17, 2017Observed: 3.51 ft at 8:00PM Jan 17, 2017Observed: 3.51 ft at 8:30PM Jan 17, 2017Observed: 3.51 ft at 9:00PM Jan 17, 2017Observed: 3.51 ft at 9:30PM Jan 17, 2017Observed: 3.5 ft at 10:00PM Jan 17, 2017Observed: 3.5 ft at 10:30PM Jan 17, 2017Observed: 3.51 ft at 11:00PM Jan 17, 2017Observed: 3.5 ft at 11:30PM Jan 17, 2017Observed: 3.5 ft at 12:00AM Jan 18, 2017Observed: 3.51 ft at 12:30AM Jan 18, 2017Observed: 3.5 ft at 1:00AM Jan 18, 2017Observed: 3.5 ft at 1:30AM Jan 18, 2017Observed: 3.5 ft at 2:00AM Jan 18, 2017Observed: 3.5 ft at 2:30AM Jan 18, 2017Observed: 3.5 ft at 3:00AM Jan 18, 2017Observed: 3.53 ft at 3:30AM Jan 18, 2017Observed: 3.53 ft at 4:00AM Jan 18, 2017Observed: 3.52 ft at 4:30AM Jan 18, 2017Observed: 3.52 ft at 5:00AM Jan 18, 2017Observed: 3.52 ft at 5:30AM Jan 18, 2017Observed: 3.52 ft at 6:00AM Jan 18, 2017Observed: 3.52 ft at 6:30AM Jan 18, 2017Observed: 3.53 ft at 7:00AM Jan 18, 2017Observed: 3.52 ft at 7:30AM Jan 18, 2017Observed: 3.52 ft at 8:00AM Jan 18, 2017Observed: 3.52 ft at 8:30AM Jan 18, 2017Observed: 3.52 ft at 9:00AM Jan 18, 2017Observed: 3.53 ft at 9:30AM Jan 18, 2017Observed: 3.52 ft at 10:00AM Jan 18, 2017Observed: 3.52 ft at 10:30AM Jan 18, 2017Observed: 3.52 ft at 11:00AM Jan 18, 2017Observed: 3.53 ft at 11:30AM Jan 18, 2017Observed: 3.53 ft at 12:00PM Jan 18, 2017Observed: 3.52 ft at 12:30PM Jan 18, 2017Observed: 3.54 ft at 1:00PM Jan 18, 2017Observed: 3.55 ft at 1:30PM Jan 18, 2017Observed: 3.56 ft at 2:00PM Jan 18, 2017Observed: 3.56 ft at 2:30PM Jan 18, 2017Observed: 3.58 ft at 3:00PM Jan 18, 2017Observed: 3.58 ft at 3:30PM Jan 18, 2017Observed: 3.58 ft at 4:00PM Jan 18, 2017Observed: 3.6 ft at 4:30PM Jan 18, 2017Observed: 3.61 ft at 5:00PM Jan 18, 2017Observed: 3.62 ft at 5:30PM Jan 18, 2017Observed: 3.63 ft at 6:00PM Jan 18, 2017Observed: 3.66 ft at 6:30PM Jan 18, 2017Observed: 3.67 ft at 7:00PM Jan 18, 2017Observed: 3.69 ft at 7:30PM Jan 18, 2017Observed: 3.71 ft at 8:00PM Jan 18, 2017Observed: 3.73 ft at 8:30PM Jan 18, 2017Observed: 3.76 ft at 9:00PM Jan 18, 2017Observed: 3.8 ft at 9:30PM Jan 18, 2017Observed: 3.82 ft at 10:00PM Jan 18, 2017Observed: 3.86 ft at 10:30PM Jan 18, 2017Observed: 3.9 ft at 11:00PM Jan 18, 2017Observed: 3.92 ft at 11:30PM Jan 18, 2017Observed: 3.96 ft at 12:00AM Jan 19, 2017Observed: 3.98 ft at 12:30AM Jan 19, 2017Observed: 4.01 ft at 1:00AM Jan 19, 2017Observed: 4.04 ft at 1:30AM Jan 19, 2017Observed: 4.07 ft at 2:00AM Jan 19, 2017Observed: 4.1 ft at 2:30AM Jan 19, 2017Observed: 4.13 ft at 3:00AM Jan 19, 2017Observed: 4.2 ft at 3:30AM Jan 19, 2017Observed: 4.25 ft at 4:00AM Jan 19, 2017Observed: 4.3 ft at 4:30AM Jan 19, 2017Observed: 4.36 ft at 5:00AM Jan 19, 2017Observed: 4.45 ft at 5:30AM Jan 19, 2017Observed: 4.53 ft at 6:00AM Jan 19, 2017Observed: 4.61 ft at 6:30AM Jan 19, 2017Observed: 4.72 ft at 7:00AM Jan 19, 2017Observed: 4.81 ft at 7:30AM Jan 19, 2017Observed: 4.93 ft at 8:00AM Jan 19, 2017Observed: 5.06 ft at 8:30AM Jan 19, 2017Observed: 5.19 ft at 9:00AM Jan 19, 2017Observed: 5.31 ft at 9:30AM Jan 19, 2017Observed: 5.45 ft at 10:00AM Jan 19, 2017Observed: 5.58 ft at 10:30AM Jan 19, 2017Observed: 5.73 ft at 11:00AM Jan 19, 2017Observed: 5.89 ft at 11:30AM Jan 19, 2017Observed: 6.01 ft at 12:00PM Jan 19, 2017Observed: 6.17 ft at 12:30PM Jan 19, 2017Observed: 6.31 ft at 1:00PM Jan 19, 2017Observed: 6.45 ft at 1:30PM Jan 19, 2017Observed: 6.59 ft at 2:00PM Jan 19, 2017Observed: 6.71 ft at 2:30PM Jan 19, 2017Observed: 6.83 ft at 3:00PM Jan 19, 2017Observed: 6.95 ft at 3:30PM Jan 19, 2017Observed: 7.06 ft at 4:00PM Jan 19, 2017Observed: 7.19 ft at 4:30PM Jan 19, 2017Observed: 7.29 ft at 5:00PM Jan 19, 2017Observed: 7.4 ft at 5:30PM Jan 19, 2017Observed: 7.51 ft at 6:00PM Jan 19, 2017Observed: 7.61 ft at 6:30PM Jan 19, 2017Observed: 7.72 ft at 7:00PM Jan 19, 2017Observed: 7.81 ft at 7:30PM Jan 19, 2017Observed: 7.91 ft at 8:00PM Jan 19, 2017Observed: 8.01 ft at 8:30PM Jan 19, 2017Observed: 8.1 ft at 9:00PM Jan 19, 2017Observed: 8.2 ft at 9:30PM Jan 19, 2017Observed: 8.29 ft at 10:00PM Jan 19, 2017Observed: 8.38 ft at 10:30PM Jan 19, 2017Observed: 8.46 ft at 11:00PM Jan 19, 2017Observed: 8.54 ft at 11:30PM Jan 19, 2017Observed: 8.63 ft at 12:00AM Jan 20, 2017Observed: 8.7 ft at 12:30AM Jan 20, 2017Observed: 8.75 ft at 1:00AM Jan 20, 2017Observed: 8.82 ft at 1:30AM Jan 20, 2017Observed: 8.91 ft at 2:00AM Jan 20, 2017Observed: 8.98 ft at 2:30AM Jan 20, 2017Observed: 9.02 ft at 3:00AM Jan 20, 2017Observed: 9.1 ft at 3:30AM Jan 20, 2017Observed: 9.17 ft at 4:00AM Jan 20, 2017Observed: 9.22 ft at 4:30AM Jan 20, 2017Observed: 9.29 ft at 5:00AM Jan 20, 2017Observed: 9.34 ft at 5:30AM Jan 20, 2017Observed: 9.41 ft at 6:00AM Jan 20, 2017Observed: 9.44 ft at 6:30AM Jan 20, 2017Observed: 9.5 ft at 7:00AM Jan 20, 2017Observed: 9.54 ft at 7:30AM Jan 20, 2017Observed: 9.59 ft at 8:00AM Jan 20, 2017Observed: 9.62 ft at 8:30AM Jan 20, 2017Observed: 9.67 ft at 9:00AM Jan 20, 2017Observed: 9.69 ft at 9:30AM Jan 20, 2017Observed: 9.72 ft at 10:00AM Jan 20, 2017Observed: 9.77 ft at 10:30AM Jan 20, 2017Observed: 9.78 ft at 11:00AM Jan 20, 2017Observed: 9.81 ft at 11:30AM Jan 20, 2017Observed: 9.84 ft at 12:00PM Jan 20, 2017Observed: 9.88 ft at 12:30PM Jan 20, 2017Observed: 9.9 ft at 1:00PM Jan 20, 2017Observed: 9.92 ft at 1:30PM Jan 20, 2017Observed: 9.95 ft at 2:00PM Jan 20, 2017Observed: 9.97 ft at 2:30PM Jan 20, 2017Observed: 10 ft at 3:00PM Jan 20, 2017Observed: 10.03 ft at 3:30PM Jan 20, 2017Observed: 10.05 ft at 4:00PM Jan 20, 2017Observed: 10.08 ft at 4:30PM Jan 20, 2017Observed: 10.09 ft at 5:00PM Jan 20, 2017Observed: 10.11 ft at 5:30PM Jan 20, 2017Observed: 10.14 ft at 6:00PM Jan 20, 2017Observed: 10.16 ft at 6:30PM Jan 20, 2017Observed: 10.18 ft at 7:00PM Jan 20, 2017Observed: 10.19 ft at 7:30PM Jan 20, 2017Observed: 10.2 ft at 8:00PM Jan 20, 2017Observed: 10.22 ft at 8:30PM Jan 20, 2017Observed: 10.24 ft at 9:00PM Jan 20, 2017Observed: 10.25 ft at 9:30PM Jan 20, 2017Observed: 10.26 ft at 10:00PM Jan 20, 2017Observed: 10.27 ft at 10:30PM Jan 20, 2017Observed: 10.37 ft at 11:00PM Jan 20, 2017Observed: 10.42 ft at 11:30PM Jan 20, 2017Observed: 10.44 ft at 12:00AM Jan 21, 2017Observed: 10.48 ft at 12:30AM Jan 21, 2017Observed: 10.52 ft at 1:00AM Jan 21, 2017Observed: 10.56 ft at 1:30AM Jan 21, 2017Observed: 10.59 ft at 2:00AM Jan 21, 2017Observed: 10.63 ft at 2:30AM Jan 21, 2017Observed: 10.68 ft at 3:00AM Jan 21, 2017Observed: 10.73 ft at 3:30AM Jan 21, 2017Observed: 10.77 ft at 4:00AM Jan 21, 2017Observed: 10.83 ft at 4:30AM Jan 21, 2017Observed: 10.88 ft at 5:00AM Jan 21, 2017Observed: 10.91 ft at 5:30AM Jan 21, 2017Observed: 10.95 ft at 6:00AM Jan 21, 2017Observed: 10.99 ft at 6:30AM Jan 21, 2017Observed: 11.03 ft at 7:00AM Jan 21, 2017Observed: 11.08 ft at 7:30AM Jan 21, 2017Observed: 11.1 ft at 8:00AM Jan 21, 2017Observed: 11.12 ft at 8:30AM Jan 21, 2017Observed: 11.14 ft at 9:00AM Jan 21, 2017Observed: 11.19 ft at 9:30AM Jan 21, 2017Observed: 11.23 ft at 10:00AM Jan 21, 2017Observed: 11.24 ft at 10:30AM Jan 21, 2017Observed: 11.26 ft at 11:00AM Jan 21, 2017Observed: 11.28 ft at 11:30AM Jan 21, 2017Observed: 11.33 ft at 12:00PM Jan 21, 2017Observed: 11.35 ft at 12:30PM Jan 21, 2017Observed: 11.37 ft at 1:00PM Jan 21, 2017Observed: 11.39 ft at 1:30PM Jan 21, 2017Observed: 11.41 ft at 2:00PM Jan 21, 2017Observed: 11.45 ft at 2:30PM Jan 21, 2017Observed: 11.47 ft at 3:00PM Jan 21, 2017Observed: 11.5 ft at 3:30PM Jan 21, 2017Observed: 11.52 ft at 4:00PM Jan 21, 2017Observed: 11.54 ft at 4:30PM Jan 21, 2017Observed: 11.55 ft at 5:00PM Jan 21, 2017Observed: 11.58 ft at 5:30PM Jan 21, 2017Observed: 11.6 ft at 6:00PM Jan 21, 2017Observed: 11.63 ft at 6:30PM Jan 21, 2017Observed: 11.64 ft at 7:00PM Jan 21, 2017Observed: 11.65 ft at 7:30PM Jan 21, 2017Observed: 11.67 ft at 8:00PM Jan 21, 2017Observed: 11.68 ft at 8:30PM Jan 21, 2017Observed: 11.7 ft at 9:00PM Jan 21, 2017Observed: 11.72 ft at 9:30PM Jan 21, 2017Observed: 11.72 ft at 10:00PM Jan 21, 2017Observed: 11.75 ft at 10:30PM Jan 21, 2017Observed: 11.78 ft at 11:00PM Jan 21, 2017Observed: 11.8 ft at 11:30PM Jan 21, 2017Observed: 11.79 ft at 12:00AM Jan 22, 2017Observed: 11.82 ft at 12:30AM Jan 22, 2017Observed: 11.83 ft at 1:00AM Jan 22, 2017Observed: 11.85 ft at 1:30AM Jan 22, 2017Observed: 11.88 ft at 2:00AM Jan 22, 2017Observed: 11.88 ft at 2:30AM Jan 22, 2017Highest Observation: 11.92 ft at 3:00AM Jan 22, 2017Forecast: 12.1 ft 6:00AM Jan 22, 2017Forecast: 12.4 ft 12:00PM Jan 22, 2017Forecast: 12.6 ft 6:00PM Jan 22, 2017Forecast: 12.7 ft 12:00AM Jan 23, 2017Highest Forecast: 12.8 ft 6:00AM Jan 23, 2017Highest Forecast: 12.8 ft 12:00PM Jan 23, 2017Forecast: 12.7 ft 6:00PM Jan 23, 2017Forecast: 12.5 ft 12:00AM Jan 24, 2017Forecast: 12.2 ft 6:00AM Jan 24, 2017Forecast: 11.9 ft 12:00PM Jan 24, 2017Forecast: 11.5 ft 6:00PM Jan 24, 2017Forecast: 11.1 ft 12:00AM Jan 25, 2017Forecast: 10.6 ft 6:00AM Jan 25, 2017Forecast: 10.2 ft 12:00PM Jan 25, 2017Forecast: 9.7 ft 6:00PM Jan 25, 2017Forecast: 9.3 ft 12:00AM Jan 26, 2017Forecast: 8.7 ft 6:00AM Jan 26, 2017Forecast: 8.3 ft 12:00PM Jan 26, 2017Forecast: 7.8 ft 6:00PM Jan 26, 2017USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesMTTL1(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (4:07AM Jan 22, 2017)ObservedForecast (issued 8:25PM Jan 21)Latest observed value: 11.92 ft at 3:00 AM CST 22-Jan-2017. Flood Stage is 15 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts for the Whisky Chitto Creek near Mittie are issued routinely year-round.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 23
Moderate Flood Stage: 20
Flood Stage: 15
Action Stage: 15
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 32.80 ft on 05/18/1953
(2) 25.80 ft on 06/29/1989
(3) 25.70 ft on 06/01/1886
(4) 25.67 ft on 12/28/1982
(5) 24.75 ft on 11/30/2001
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 16.42 ft on 08/18/2016 (P)
(2) 20.30 ft on 03/12/2016
(3) 17.44 ft on 11/04/2015
(4) 15.52 ft on 04/08/2015
(5) 10.23 ft on 02/13/2014
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 1.92 ft on 09/06/2000
(2) 1.98 ft on 10/31/2000
(3) 2.05 ft on 07/28/2008
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32.79 The river is at its flood of record. Major to catastrophic flooding will occur.
26 Hwy 26 has 2 to 3 feet of water over it.
23 Secondary roads near Whisky Chitto creek begin to flood. Some spots on Hwy 26 begin to go under water.
20 Moderate lowland flooding along the creek will occur.
18.2 Carpenter's Bridge Road is flooded.
15 Minor lowland flooding near the creek will occur.
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Latitude: 30.698611° N, Longitude: 92.893889° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
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Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 15 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
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NAVD88 Not Available Not Available Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 46.24 ft 61.24 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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