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Whisky Chitto Creek near Mittie Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Highest Observation: 4.82 ft at 3:30PM Jun 17, 2017Observed: 4.8 ft at 4:00PM Jun 17, 2017Observed: 4.79 ft at 4:30PM Jun 17, 2017Observed: 4.77 ft at 5:00PM Jun 17, 2017Observed: 4.75 ft at 5:30PM Jun 17, 2017Observed: 4.74 ft at 6:00PM Jun 17, 2017Observed: 4.72 ft at 6:30PM Jun 17, 2017Observed: 4.7 ft at 7:00PM Jun 17, 2017Observed: 4.68 ft at 7:30PM Jun 17, 2017Observed: 4.67 ft at 8:00PM Jun 17, 2017Observed: 4.65 ft at 8:30PM Jun 17, 2017Observed: 4.64 ft at 9:00PM Jun 17, 2017Observed: 4.63 ft at 9:30PM Jun 17, 2017Observed: 4.61 ft at 10:00PM Jun 17, 2017Observed: 4.59 ft at 10:30PM Jun 17, 2017Observed: 4.58 ft at 11:00PM Jun 17, 2017Observed: 4.57 ft at 11:30PM Jun 17, 2017Observed: 4.55 ft at 12:00AM Jun 18, 2017Observed: 4.54 ft at 12:30AM Jun 18, 2017Observed: 4.52 ft at 1:00AM Jun 18, 2017Observed: 4.51 ft at 1:30AM Jun 18, 2017Observed: 4.5 ft at 2:00AM Jun 18, 2017Observed: 4.48 ft at 2:30AM Jun 18, 2017Observed: 4.47 ft at 3:00AM Jun 18, 2017Observed: 4.45 ft at 3:30AM Jun 18, 2017Observed: 4.44 ft at 4:00AM Jun 18, 2017Observed: 4.44 ft at 4:30AM Jun 18, 2017Observed: 4.42 ft at 5:00AM Jun 18, 2017Observed: 4.41 ft at 5:30AM Jun 18, 2017Observed: 4.39 ft at 6:00AM Jun 18, 2017Observed: 4.38 ft at 6:30AM Jun 18, 2017Observed: 4.38 ft at 7:00AM Jun 18, 2017Observed: 4.36 ft at 7:30AM Jun 18, 2017Observed: 4.35 ft at 8:00AM Jun 18, 2017Observed: 4.35 ft at 8:30AM Jun 18, 2017Observed: 4.34 ft at 9:00AM Jun 18, 2017Observed: 4.32 ft at 9:30AM Jun 18, 2017Observed: 4.31 ft at 10:00AM Jun 18, 2017Observed: 4.29 ft at 10:30AM Jun 18, 2017Observed: 4.29 ft at 11:00AM Jun 18, 2017Observed: 4.28 ft at 11:30AM Jun 18, 2017Observed: 4.27 ft at 12:00PM Jun 18, 2017Observed: 4.27 ft at 12:30PM Jun 18, 2017Observed: 4.26 ft at 1:00PM Jun 18, 2017Observed: 4.24 ft at 1:30PM Jun 18, 2017Observed: 4.24 ft at 2:00PM Jun 18, 2017Observed: 4.22 ft at 2:30PM Jun 18, 2017Observed: 4.21 ft at 3:00PM Jun 18, 2017Observed: 4.21 ft at 3:30PM Jun 18, 2017Observed: 4.21 ft at 4:00PM Jun 18, 2017Observed: 4.19 ft at 4:30PM Jun 18, 2017Observed: 4.19 ft at 5:00PM Jun 18, 2017Observed: 4.18 ft at 5:30PM Jun 18, 2017Observed: 4.17 ft at 6:00PM Jun 18, 2017Observed: 4.16 ft at 6:30PM Jun 18, 2017Observed: 4.15 ft at 7:00PM Jun 18, 2017Observed: 4.14 ft at 7:30PM Jun 18, 2017Observed: 4.15 ft at 8:00PM Jun 18, 2017Observed: 4.13 ft at 8:30PM Jun 18, 2017Observed: 4.13 ft at 9:00PM Jun 18, 2017Observed: 4.12 ft at 9:30PM Jun 18, 2017Observed: 4.11 ft at 10:00PM Jun 18, 2017Observed: 4.11 ft at 10:30PM Jun 18, 2017Observed: 4.09 ft at 11:00PM Jun 18, 2017Observed: 4.09 ft at 11:30PM Jun 18, 2017Observed: 4.09 ft at 12:00AM Jun 19, 2017Observed: 4.07 ft at 12:30AM Jun 19, 2017Observed: 4.07 ft at 1:00AM Jun 19, 2017Observed: 4.06 ft at 1:30AM Jun 19, 2017Observed: 4.06 ft at 2:00AM Jun 19, 2017Observed: 4.06 ft at 2:30AM Jun 19, 2017Observed: 4.04 ft at 3:00AM Jun 19, 2017Observed: 4.04 ft at 3:30AM Jun 19, 2017Observed: 4.04 ft at 4:00AM Jun 19, 2017Observed: 4.04 ft at 4:30AM Jun 19, 2017Observed: 4.02 ft at 5:00AM Jun 19, 2017Observed: 4.01 ft at 5:30AM Jun 19, 2017Observed: 4.01 ft at 6:00AM Jun 19, 2017Observed: 4.01 ft at 6:30AM Jun 19, 2017Observed: 4.01 ft at 7:00AM Jun 19, 2017Observed: 4 ft at 7:30AM Jun 19, 2017Observed: 3.99 ft at 8:00AM Jun 19, 2017Observed: 3.98 ft at 8:30AM Jun 19, 2017Observed: 3.99 ft at 9:00AM Jun 19, 2017Observed: 3.97 ft at 9:30AM Jun 19, 2017Observed: 3.97 ft at 10:00AM Jun 19, 2017Observed: 3.98 ft at 10:30AM Jun 19, 2017Observed: 3.96 ft at 11:00AM Jun 19, 2017Observed: 3.96 ft at 11:30AM Jun 19, 2017Observed: 3.95 ft at 12:00PM Jun 19, 2017Observed: 3.95 ft at 12:30PM Jun 19, 2017Observed: 3.94 ft at 1:00PM Jun 19, 2017Observed: 3.94 ft at 1:30PM Jun 19, 2017Observed: 3.93 ft at 2:00PM Jun 19, 2017Observed: 3.92 ft at 2:30PM Jun 19, 2017Observed: 3.92 ft at 3:00PM Jun 19, 2017Observed: 3.92 ft at 3:30PM Jun 19, 2017Observed: 3.92 ft at 4:00PM Jun 19, 2017Observed: 3.91 ft at 4:30PM Jun 19, 2017Observed: 3.9 ft at 5:00PM Jun 19, 2017Observed: 3.9 ft at 5:30PM Jun 19, 2017Observed: 3.9 ft at 6:00PM Jun 19, 2017Observed: 3.9 ft at 6:30PM Jun 19, 2017Observed: 3.89 ft at 7:00PM Jun 19, 2017Observed: 3.89 ft at 7:30PM Jun 19, 2017Observed: 3.88 ft at 8:00PM Jun 19, 2017Observed: 3.88 ft at 8:30PM Jun 19, 2017Observed: 3.88 ft at 9:00PM Jun 19, 2017Observed: 3.87 ft at 9:30PM Jun 19, 2017Observed: 3.88 ft at 10:00PM Jun 19, 2017Observed: 3.88 ft at 10:30PM Jun 19, 2017Observed: 3.86 ft at 11:00PM Jun 19, 2017Observed: 3.87 ft at 11:30PM Jun 19, 2017Observed: 3.86 ft at 12:00AM Jun 20, 2017Observed: 3.86 ft at 12:30AM Jun 20, 2017Observed: 3.85 ft at 1:00AM Jun 20, 2017Observed: 3.85 ft at 1:30AM Jun 20, 2017Observed: 3.84 ft at 2:00AM Jun 20, 2017Observed: 3.84 ft at 2:30AM Jun 20, 2017Observed: 3.84 ft at 3:00AM Jun 20, 2017Observed: 3.83 ft at 3:30AM Jun 20, 2017Observed: 3.83 ft at 4:00AM Jun 20, 2017Observed: 3.83 ft at 4:30AM Jun 20, 2017Observed: 3.83 ft at 5:00AM Jun 20, 2017Observed: 3.83 ft at 5:30AM Jun 20, 2017Observed: 3.82 ft at 6:00AM Jun 20, 2017Observed: 3.82 ft at 6:30AM Jun 20, 2017Observed: 3.82 ft at 7:00AM Jun 20, 2017Observed: 3.81 ft at 7:30AM Jun 20, 2017Observed: 3.8 ft at 8:00AM Jun 20, 2017Observed: 3.8 ft at 8:30AM Jun 20, 2017Observed: 3.79 ft at 9:00AM Jun 20, 2017Observed: 3.79 ft at 9:30AM Jun 20, 2017Observed: 3.79 ft at 10:00AM Jun 20, 2017Observed: 3.78 ft at 10:30AM Jun 20, 2017Observed: 3.79 ft at 11:00AM Jun 20, 2017Observed: 3.78 ft at 11:30AM Jun 20, 2017Observed: 3.77 ft at 12:00PM Jun 20, 2017Observed: 3.78 ft at 12:30PM Jun 20, 2017Observed: 3.77 ft at 1:00PM Jun 20, 2017Observed: 3.76 ft at 1:30PM Jun 20, 2017Observed: 3.76 ft at 2:00PM Jun 20, 2017Observed: 3.76 ft at 2:30PM Jun 20, 2017Observed: 3.75 ft at 3:00PM Jun 20, 2017Observed: 3.76 ft at 3:30PM Jun 20, 2017Observed: 3.75 ft at 4:00PM Jun 20, 2017Observed: 3.75 ft at 4:30PM Jun 20, 2017Observed: 3.75 ft at 5:00PM Jun 20, 2017Observed: 3.74 ft at 5:30PM Jun 20, 2017Observed: 3.73 ft at 6:00PM Jun 20, 2017Observed: 3.74 ft at 6:30PM Jun 20, 2017Observed: 3.74 ft at 7:00PM Jun 20, 2017Observed: 3.73 ft at 7:30PM Jun 20, 2017Observed: 3.73 ft at 8:00PM Jun 20, 2017Observed: 3.72 ft at 8:30PM Jun 20, 2017Observed: 3.74 ft at 9:00PM Jun 20, 2017Observed: 3.72 ft at 9:30PM Jun 20, 2017Observed: 3.72 ft at 10:00PM Jun 20, 2017Observed: 3.71 ft at 10:30PM Jun 20, 2017Observed: 3.71 ft at 11:00PM Jun 20, 2017Observed: 3.71 ft at 11:30PM Jun 20, 2017Observed: 3.71 ft at 12:00AM Jun 21, 2017Observed: 3.71 ft at 12:30AM Jun 21, 2017Observed: 3.71 ft at 1:00AM Jun 21, 2017Observed: 3.7 ft at 1:30AM Jun 21, 2017Observed: 3.7 ft at 2:00AM Jun 21, 2017Observed: 3.7 ft at 2:30AM Jun 21, 2017Observed: 3.69 ft at 3:00AM Jun 21, 2017Observed: 3.7 ft at 3:30AM Jun 21, 2017Observed: 3.69 ft at 4:00AM Jun 21, 2017Observed: 3.69 ft at 4:30AM Jun 21, 2017Observed: 3.69 ft at 5:00AM Jun 21, 2017Observed: 3.68 ft at 5:30AM Jun 21, 2017Observed: 3.68 ft at 6:00AM Jun 21, 2017Observed: 3.68 ft at 6:30AM Jun 21, 2017Observed: 3.67 ft at 7:00AM Jun 21, 2017Observed: 3.68 ft at 7:30AM Jun 21, 2017Observed: 3.67 ft at 8:00AM Jun 21, 2017Observed: 3.66 ft at 8:30AM Jun 21, 2017Observed: 3.66 ft at 9:00AM Jun 21, 2017Observed: 3.67 ft at 9:30AM Jun 21, 2017Observed: 3.66 ft at 10:00AM Jun 21, 2017Observed: 3.66 ft at 10:30AM Jun 21, 2017Observed: 3.66 ft at 11:00AM Jun 21, 2017Observed: 3.65 ft at 11:30AM Jun 21, 2017Observed: 3.65 ft at 12:00PM Jun 21, 2017Observed: 3.65 ft at 12:30PM Jun 21, 2017Observed: 3.65 ft at 1:00PM Jun 21, 2017Observed: 3.65 ft at 1:30PM Jun 21, 2017Observed: 3.65 ft at 2:00PM Jun 21, 2017Observed: 3.64 ft at 2:30PM Jun 21, 2017Observed: 3.64 ft at 3:00PM Jun 21, 2017Observed: 3.65 ft at 3:30PM Jun 21, 2017Observed: 3.64 ft at 4:00PM Jun 21, 2017Observed: 3.63 ft at 4:30PM Jun 21, 2017Observed: 3.64 ft at 5:00PM Jun 21, 2017Observed: 3.63 ft at 5:30PM Jun 21, 2017Observed: 3.63 ft at 6:00PM Jun 21, 2017Observed: 3.63 ft at 6:30PM Jun 21, 2017Observed: 3.63 ft at 7:00PM Jun 21, 2017Observed: 3.62 ft at 7:30PM Jun 21, 2017Observed: 3.62 ft at 8:00PM Jun 21, 2017Observed: 3.63 ft at 8:30PM Jun 21, 2017Observed: 3.63 ft at 9:00PM Jun 21, 2017Observed: 3.64 ft at 9:30PM Jun 21, 2017Observed: 3.63 ft at 10:00PM Jun 21, 2017Observed: 3.63 ft at 10:30PM Jun 21, 2017Observed: 3.63 ft at 11:00PM Jun 21, 2017Observed: 3.63 ft at 11:30PM Jun 21, 2017Observed: 3.62 ft at 12:00AM Jun 22, 2017Observed: 3.62 ft at 12:30AM Jun 22, 2017Observed: 3.63 ft at 1:00AM Jun 22, 2017Observed: 3.63 ft at 1:30AM Jun 22, 2017Observed: 3.63 ft at 2:00AM Jun 22, 2017Observed: 3.62 ft at 2:30AM Jun 22, 2017Observed: 3.63 ft at 3:00AM Jun 22, 2017Observed: 3.65 ft at 3:30AM Jun 22, 2017Observed: 3.65 ft at 4:00AM Jun 22, 2017Observed: 3.65 ft at 4:30AM Jun 22, 2017Observed: 3.65 ft at 5:00AM Jun 22, 2017Observed: 3.66 ft at 5:30AM Jun 22, 2017Observed: 3.67 ft at 6:00AM Jun 22, 2017Observed: 3.65 ft at 6:30AM Jun 22, 2017Observed: 3.65 ft at 7:00AM Jun 22, 2017Observed: 3.65 ft at 7:30AM Jun 22, 2017Observed: 3.65 ft at 8:00AM Jun 22, 2017Observed: 3.66 ft at 8:30AM Jun 22, 2017Observed: 3.66 ft at 9:00AM Jun 22, 2017Observed: 3.66 ft at 9:30AM Jun 22, 2017Observed: 3.66 ft at 10:00AM Jun 22, 2017Observed: 3.66 ft at 10:30AM Jun 22, 2017Observed: 3.66 ft at 11:00AM Jun 22, 2017Observed: 3.66 ft at 11:30AM Jun 22, 2017Observed: 3.66 ft at 12:00PM Jun 22, 2017Observed: 3.66 ft at 12:30PM Jun 22, 2017Observed: 3.65 ft at 1:00PM Jun 22, 2017Observed: 3.65 ft at 1:30PM Jun 22, 2017Observed: 3.65 ft at 2:00PM Jun 22, 2017Forecast: 3.8 ft 7:00PM Jun 22, 2017Forecast: 3.9 ft 1:00AM Jun 23, 2017Forecast: 4.1 ft 7:00AM Jun 23, 2017Forecast: 4.2 ft 1:00PM Jun 23, 2017Forecast: 4.4 ft 7:00PM Jun 23, 2017Forecast: 4.5 ft 1:00AM Jun 24, 2017Forecast: 4.6 ft 7:00AM Jun 24, 2017Forecast: 4.7 ft 1:00PM Jun 24, 2017Forecast: 4.8 ft 7:00PM Jun 24, 2017Forecast: 4.9 ft 1:00AM Jun 25, 2017Highest Forecast: 5 ft 7:00AM Jun 25, 2017Highest Forecast: 5 ft 1:00PM Jun 25, 2017Highest Forecast: 5 ft 7:00PM Jun 25, 2017Highest Forecast: 5 ft 1:00AM Jun 26, 2017Forecast: 4.9 ft 7:00AM Jun 26, 2017Forecast: 4.8 ft 1:00PM Jun 26, 2017Forecast: 4.8 ft 7:00PM Jun 26, 2017Forecast: 4.7 ft 1:00AM Jun 27, 2017Forecast: 4.6 ft 7:00AM Jun 27, 2017USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesMTTL1(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (3:23PM Jun 22, 2017)ObservedForecast (issued 9:10AM Jun 22)Latest observed value: 3.65 ft at 2:00 PM CDT 22-Jun-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) 22.77 ft on 04/05/2017 (P)
(2) 16.42 ft on 08/18/2016 (P)
(3) 20.30 ft on 03/12/2016
(4) 17.44 ft on 11/04/2015
(5) 15.52 ft on 04/08/2015
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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 have between one and two feet of water over the road. Highway 26 will be closed.
22 Water is over highway 26 in the vicinity of the bridge. Water may cover highway 377 when the creek is rising and forecast to reach 22 feet and subject to being closed.
20 Moderate lowland flooding along the creek will occur. When the creek is rising and forecast to reach 20 feet, highway 377 may have water beginning to cover it.
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
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 15 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 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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