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Whisky Chitto Creek near Mittie Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 2.22 ft at 3:00AM Aug 31, 2015Observed: 2.21 ft at 3:30AM Aug 31, 2015Observed: 2.22 ft at 4:00AM Aug 31, 2015Observed: 2.22 ft at 4:30AM Aug 31, 2015Observed: 2.22 ft at 5:00AM Aug 31, 2015Observed: 2.21 ft at 5:30AM Aug 31, 2015Observed: 2.21 ft at 6:00AM Aug 31, 2015Observed: 2.2 ft at 6:30AM Aug 31, 2015Observed: 2.21 ft at 7:00AM Aug 31, 2015Observed: 2.22 ft at 7:30AM Aug 31, 2015Observed: 2.2 ft at 8:00AM Aug 31, 2015Observed: 2.21 ft at 8:30AM Aug 31, 2015Observed: 2.21 ft at 9:00AM Aug 31, 2015Observed: 2.19 ft at 9:30AM Aug 31, 2015Observed: 2.2 ft at 10:00AM Aug 31, 2015Observed: 2.2 ft at 10:30AM Aug 31, 2015Observed: 2.2 ft at 11:00AM Aug 31, 2015Observed: 2.2 ft at 11:30AM Aug 31, 2015Observed: 2.2 ft at 12:00PM Aug 31, 2015Observed: 2.2 ft at 12:30PM Aug 31, 2015Observed: 2.2 ft at 1:00PM Aug 31, 2015Observed: 2.19 ft at 1:30PM Aug 31, 2015Observed: 2.19 ft at 2:00PM Aug 31, 2015Observed: 2.18 ft at 2:30PM Aug 31, 2015Observed: 2.2 ft at 3:00PM Aug 31, 2015Observed: 2.19 ft at 3:30PM Aug 31, 2015Observed: 2.19 ft at 4:00PM Aug 31, 2015Observed: 2.2 ft at 4:30PM Aug 31, 2015Observed: 2.19 ft at 5:00PM Aug 31, 2015Observed: 2.19 ft at 5:30PM Aug 31, 2015Observed: 2.18 ft at 6:00PM Aug 31, 2015Observed: 2.19 ft at 6:30PM Aug 31, 2015Observed: 2.18 ft at 7:00PM Aug 31, 2015Observed: 2.19 ft at 7:30PM Aug 31, 2015Observed: 2.18 ft at 8:00PM Aug 31, 2015Observed: 2.19 ft at 8:30PM Aug 31, 2015Observed: 2.19 ft at 9:00PM Aug 31, 2015Observed: 2.18 ft at 9:30PM Aug 31, 2015Observed: 2.18 ft at 10:00PM Aug 31, 2015Observed: 2.18 ft at 10:30PM Aug 31, 2015Observed: 2.18 ft at 11:00PM Aug 31, 2015Observed: 2.18 ft at 11:30PM Aug 31, 2015Observed: 2.18 ft at 12:00AM Sep 01, 2015Observed: 2.18 ft at 12:30AM Sep 01, 2015Observed: 2.17 ft at 1:00AM Sep 01, 2015Observed: 2.17 ft at 1:30AM Sep 01, 2015Observed: 2.17 ft at 2:00AM Sep 01, 2015Observed: 2.17 ft at 2:30AM Sep 01, 2015Observed: 2.18 ft at 3:00AM Sep 01, 2015Observed: 2.18 ft at 3:30AM Sep 01, 2015Observed: 2.17 ft at 4:00AM Sep 01, 2015Observed: 2.18 ft at 4:30AM Sep 01, 2015Observed: 2.18 ft at 5:00AM Sep 01, 2015Observed: 2.17 ft at 5:30AM Sep 01, 2015Observed: 2.18 ft at 6:00AM Sep 01, 2015Observed: 2.17 ft at 6:30AM Sep 01, 2015Observed: 2.18 ft at 7:00AM Sep 01, 2015Observed: 2.17 ft at 7:30AM Sep 01, 2015Observed: 2.17 ft at 8:00AM Sep 01, 2015Observed: 2.18 ft at 8:30AM Sep 01, 2015Observed: 2.17 ft at 9:00AM Sep 01, 2015Observed: 2.17 ft at 9:30AM Sep 01, 2015Observed: 2.17 ft at 10:00AM Sep 01, 2015Observed: 2.17 ft at 10:30AM Sep 01, 2015Observed: 2.17 ft at 11:00AM Sep 01, 2015Observed: 2.16 ft at 11:30AM Sep 01, 2015Observed: 2.17 ft at 12:00PM Sep 01, 2015Observed: 2.17 ft at 12:30PM Sep 01, 2015Observed: 2.17 ft at 1:00PM Sep 01, 2015Observed: 2.17 ft at 1:30PM Sep 01, 2015Observed: 2.18 ft at 2:00PM Sep 01, 2015Observed: 2.18 ft at 2:30PM Sep 01, 2015Observed: 2.17 ft at 3:00PM Sep 01, 2015Observed: 2.17 ft at 3:30PM Sep 01, 2015Observed: 2.17 ft at 4:00PM Sep 01, 2015Observed: 2.17 ft at 4:30PM Sep 01, 2015Observed: 2.16 ft at 5:00PM Sep 01, 2015Observed: 2.24 ft at 5:30PM Sep 01, 2015Highest Observation: 2.28 ft at 6:00PM Sep 01, 2015Observed: 2.26 ft at 6:30PM Sep 01, 2015Observed: 2.26 ft at 7:00PM Sep 01, 2015Observed: 2.25 ft at 7:30PM Sep 01, 2015Observed: 2.24 ft at 8:00PM Sep 01, 2015Observed: 2.24 ft at 8:30PM Sep 01, 2015Observed: 2.24 ft at 9:00PM Sep 01, 2015Observed: 2.23 ft at 9:30PM Sep 01, 2015Observed: 2.22 ft at 10:00PM Sep 01, 2015Observed: 2.21 ft at 10:30PM Sep 01, 2015Observed: 2.2 ft at 11:00PM Sep 01, 2015Observed: 2.2 ft at 11:30PM Sep 01, 2015Observed: 2.2 ft at 12:00AM Sep 02, 2015Observed: 2.19 ft at 12:30AM Sep 02, 2015Observed: 2.19 ft at 1:00AM Sep 02, 2015Observed: 2.19 ft at 1:30AM Sep 02, 2015Observed: 2.19 ft at 2:00AM Sep 02, 2015Observed: 2.19 ft at 2:30AM Sep 02, 2015Observed: 2.18 ft at 3:00AM Sep 02, 2015Observed: 2.18 ft at 3:30AM Sep 02, 2015Observed: 2.19 ft at 4:00AM Sep 02, 2015Observed: 2.18 ft at 4:30AM Sep 02, 2015Observed: 2.18 ft at 5:00AM Sep 02, 2015Observed: 2.18 ft at 5:30AM Sep 02, 2015Observed: 2.17 ft at 6:00AM Sep 02, 2015Observed: 2.17 ft at 6:30AM Sep 02, 2015Observed: 2.18 ft at 7:00AM Sep 02, 2015Observed: 2.17 ft at 7:30AM Sep 02, 2015Observed: 2.17 ft at 8:00AM Sep 02, 2015Observed: 2.17 ft at 8:30AM Sep 02, 2015Observed: 2.16 ft at 9:00AM Sep 02, 2015Observed: 2.17 ft at 9:30AM Sep 02, 2015Observed: 2.16 ft at 10:00AM Sep 02, 2015Observed: 2.17 ft at 10:30AM Sep 02, 2015Observed: 2.17 ft at 11:00AM Sep 02, 2015Observed: 2.17 ft at 11:30AM Sep 02, 2015Observed: 2.16 ft at 12:00PM Sep 02, 2015Observed: 2.16 ft at 12:30PM Sep 02, 2015Observed: 2.16 ft at 1:00PM Sep 02, 2015Observed: 2.17 ft at 1:30PM Sep 02, 2015Observed: 2.16 ft at 2:00PM Sep 02, 2015Observed: 2.16 ft at 2:30PM Sep 02, 2015Observed: 2.16 ft at 3:00PM Sep 02, 2015Observed: 2.15 ft at 3:30PM Sep 02, 2015Observed: 2.16 ft at 4:00PM Sep 02, 2015Observed: 2.16 ft at 4:30PM Sep 02, 2015Observed: 2.16 ft at 5:00PM Sep 02, 2015Observed: 2.15 ft at 5:30PM Sep 02, 2015Observed: 2.16 ft at 6:00PM Sep 02, 2015Observed: 2.16 ft at 6:30PM Sep 02, 2015Observed: 2.15 ft at 7:00PM Sep 02, 2015Observed: 2.16 ft at 7:30PM Sep 02, 2015Observed: 2.16 ft at 8:00PM Sep 02, 2015Observed: 2.15 ft at 8:30PM Sep 02, 2015Observed: 2.16 ft at 9:00PM Sep 02, 2015Observed: 2.15 ft at 9:30PM Sep 02, 2015Observed: 2.15 ft at 10:00PM Sep 02, 2015Observed: 2.15 ft at 10:30PM Sep 02, 2015Observed: 2.14 ft at 11:00PM Sep 02, 2015Observed: 2.15 ft at 11:30PM Sep 02, 2015Observed: 2.15 ft at 12:00AM Sep 03, 2015Observed: 2.15 ft at 12:30AM Sep 03, 2015Observed: 2.14 ft at 1:00AM Sep 03, 2015Observed: 2.15 ft at 1:30AM Sep 03, 2015Observed: 2.15 ft at 2:00AM Sep 03, 2015Observed: 2.15 ft at 2:30AM Sep 03, 2015Observed: 2.15 ft at 3:00AM Sep 03, 2015Observed: 2.16 ft at 3:30AM Sep 03, 2015Observed: 2.16 ft at 4:00AM Sep 03, 2015Observed: 2.16 ft at 4:30AM Sep 03, 2015Observed: 2.16 ft at 5:00AM Sep 03, 2015Observed: 2.16 ft at 5:30AM Sep 03, 2015Observed: 2.17 ft at 6:00AM Sep 03, 2015Observed: 2.16 ft at 6:30AM Sep 03, 2015Observed: 2.16 ft at 7:00AM Sep 03, 2015Observed: 2.16 ft at 7:30AM Sep 03, 2015Observed: 2.16 ft at 8:00AM Sep 03, 2015Observed: 2.16 ft at 8:30AM Sep 03, 2015Observed: 2.16 ft at 9:00AM Sep 03, 2015Observed: 2.16 ft at 9:30AM Sep 03, 2015Observed: 2.15 ft at 10:00AM Sep 03, 2015Observed: 2.15 ft at 10:30AM Sep 03, 2015Observed: 2.16 ft at 11:00AM Sep 03, 2015Observed: 2.16 ft at 11:30AM Sep 03, 2015Observed: 2.16 ft at 12:00PM Sep 03, 2015Observed: 2.16 ft at 12:30PM Sep 03, 2015Observed: 2.15 ft at 1:00PM Sep 03, 2015Observed: 2.16 ft at 1:30PM Sep 03, 2015Observed: 2.15 ft at 2:00PM Sep 03, 2015Observed: 2.15 ft at 2:30PM Sep 03, 2015Observed: 2.15 ft at 3:00PM Sep 03, 2015Observed: 2.15 ft at 3:30PM Sep 03, 2015Observed: 2.15 ft at 4:00PM Sep 03, 2015Observed: 2.15 ft at 4:30PM Sep 03, 2015Observed: 2.15 ft at 5:00PM Sep 03, 2015Observed: 2.16 ft at 5:30PM Sep 03, 2015Observed: 2.17 ft at 6:00PM Sep 03, 2015Observed: 2.16 ft at 6:30PM Sep 03, 2015Observed: 2.15 ft at 7:00PM Sep 03, 2015Observed: 2.15 ft at 7:30PM Sep 03, 2015Observed: 2.15 ft at 8:00PM Sep 03, 2015Observed: 2.15 ft at 8:30PM Sep 03, 2015Observed: 2.15 ft at 9:00PM Sep 03, 2015Observed: 2.15 ft at 9:30PM Sep 03, 2015Observed: 2.15 ft at 10:00PM Sep 03, 2015Observed: 2.15 ft at 10:30PM Sep 03, 2015Observed: 2.15 ft at 11:00PM Sep 03, 2015Observed: 2.15 ft at 11:30PM Sep 03, 2015Observed: 2.14 ft at 12:00AM Sep 04, 2015Observed: 2.15 ft at 12:30AM Sep 04, 2015Observed: 2.14 ft at 1:00AM Sep 04, 2015Observed: 2.15 ft at 1:30AM Sep 04, 2015Observed: 2.15 ft at 2:00AM Sep 04, 2015Observed: 2.15 ft at 2:30AM Sep 04, 2015Observed: 2.15 ft at 3:00AM Sep 04, 2015Observed: 2.15 ft at 3:30AM Sep 04, 2015Observed: 2.14 ft at 4:00AM Sep 04, 2015Observed: 2.15 ft at 4:30AM Sep 04, 2015Observed: 2.15 ft at 5:00AM Sep 04, 2015Observed: 2.15 ft at 5:30AM Sep 04, 2015Observed: 2.15 ft at 6:00AM Sep 04, 2015Observed: 2.15 ft at 6:30AM Sep 04, 2015Observed: 2.15 ft at 7:00AM Sep 04, 2015Observed: 2.14 ft at 7:30AM Sep 04, 2015Observed: 2.15 ft at 8:00AM Sep 04, 2015Observed: 2.15 ft at 8:30AM Sep 04, 2015Observed: 2.15 ft at 9:00AM Sep 04, 2015Observed: 2.14 ft at 9:30AM Sep 04, 2015Observed: 2.15 ft at 10:00AM Sep 04, 2015Observed: 2.15 ft at 10:30AM Sep 04, 2015Observed: 2.15 ft at 11:00AM Sep 04, 2015Observed: 2.15 ft at 11:30AM Sep 04, 2015Observed: 2.15 ft at 12:00PM Sep 04, 2015Observed: 2.16 ft at 12:30PM Sep 04, 2015Observed: 2.17 ft at 1:00PM Sep 04, 2015Observed: 2.17 ft at 1:30PM Sep 04, 2015Observed: 2.16 ft at 2:00PM Sep 04, 2015Observed: 2.17 ft at 2:30PM Sep 04, 2015Observed: 2.17 ft at 3:00PM Sep 04, 2015Observed: 2.16 ft at 3:30PM Sep 04, 2015Observed: 2.16 ft at 4:00PM Sep 04, 2015Observed: 2.17 ft at 4:30PM Sep 04, 2015Observed: 2.16 ft at 5:00PM Sep 04, 2015Observed: 2.16 ft at 5:30PM Sep 04, 2015Observed: 2.16 ft at 6:00PM Sep 04, 2015Observed: 2.17 ft at 6:30PM Sep 04, 2015Observed: 2.16 ft at 7:00PM Sep 04, 2015Observed: 2.16 ft at 7:30PM Sep 04, 2015Observed: 2.15 ft at 8:00PM Sep 04, 2015Observed: 2.15 ft at 8:30PM Sep 04, 2015Observed: 2.16 ft at 9:00PM Sep 04, 2015Observed: 2.15 ft at 9:30PM Sep 04, 2015Observed: 2.14 ft at 10:00PM Sep 04, 2015Observed: 2.15 ft at 10:30PM Sep 04, 2015Observed: 2.15 ft at 11:00PM Sep 04, 2015Observed: 2.15 ft at 11:30PM Sep 04, 2015Observed: 2.15 ft at 12:00AM Sep 05, 2015Observed: 2.15 ft at 12:30AM Sep 05, 2015Observed: 2.15 ft at 1:00AM Sep 05, 2015Observed: 2.14 ft at 1:30AM Sep 05, 2015Observed: 2.14 ft at 2:00AM Sep 05, 2015Highest Forecast: 2.1 ft 7:00AM Sep 05, 2015Highest Forecast: 2.1 ft 1:00PM Sep 05, 2015Highest Forecast: 2.1 ft 7:00PM Sep 05, 2015Highest Forecast: 2.1 ft 1:00AM Sep 06, 2015Highest Forecast: 2.1 ft 7:00AM Sep 06, 2015Highest Forecast: 2.1 ft 1:00PM Sep 06, 2015Highest Forecast: 2.1 ft 7:00PM Sep 06, 2015Highest Forecast: 2.1 ft 1:00AM Sep 07, 2015Highest Forecast: 2.1 ft 7:00AM Sep 07, 2015Highest Forecast: 2.1 ft 1:00PM Sep 07, 2015Highest Forecast: 2.1 ft 7:00PM Sep 07, 2015Highest Forecast: 2.1 ft 1:00AM Sep 08, 2015Highest Forecast: 2.1 ft 7:00AM Sep 08, 2015Highest Forecast: 2.1 ft 1:00PM Sep 08, 2015Highest Forecast: 2.1 ft 7:00PM Sep 08, 2015Highest Forecast: 2.1 ft 1:00AM Sep 09, 2015Highest Forecast: 2.1 ft 7:00AM Sep 09, 2015USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesMTTL1(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (2:35AM Sep 5, 2015)ObservedForecast (issued 8:57AM Sep 4)Latest observed value: 2.14 ft at 2:00 AM CDT 5-Sep-2015. 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) 10.23 ft on 02/13/2014
(2) 21.40 ft on 01/12/2013
(3) 18.93 ft on 03/24/2012
(4) 19.74 ft on 02/05/2012
(5) 7.88 ft on 03/10/2011
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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
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
Elevation
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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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