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Tallahatchie River near Lambert Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Highest Forecast: 20.8 ft 7:00PM Aug 20, 2014Forecast: 20.5 ft 1:00AM Aug 21, 2014Forecast: 20.2 ft 7:00AM Aug 21, 2014Forecast: 20 ft 1:00PM Aug 21, 2014Forecast: 19.8 ft 7:00PM Aug 21, 2014Forecast: 19.6 ft 1:00AM Aug 22, 2014Forecast: 19.4 ft 7:00AM Aug 22, 2014Forecast: 19.2 ft 1:00PM Aug 22, 2014Forecast: 19.1 ft 7:00PM Aug 22, 2014Forecast: 18.9 ft 1:00AM Aug 23, 2014Forecast: 18.8 ft 7:00AM Aug 23, 2014Forecast: 18.7 ft 1:00PM Aug 23, 2014Forecast: 18.6 ft 7:00PM Aug 23, 2014Forecast: 18.5 ft 1:00AM Aug 24, 2014Forecast: 18.4 ft 7:00AM Aug 24, 2014Forecast: 18.3 ft 1:00PM Aug 24, 2014Forecast: 18.3 ft 7:00PM Aug 24, 2014Forecast: 18.2 ft 1:00AM Aug 25, 2014Forecast: 18.2 ft 7:00AM Aug 25, 2014USACE Stages and DischargesLMGM6(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (1:30PM Aug 20, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 10:03AM Aug 20)Latest observed value: 16.9 ft at 12:00 PM CDT 17-Aug-2014. Flood Stage is 32 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts for the Tallahatchie River near Lambert are issued routinely year-round.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage:37
Moderate Flood Stage:35
Flood Stage:32
Action Stage:31

Historical Crests
(1) 35.54 ft on 01/30/1937
(2) 34.00 ft on 05/11/1991
(3) 32.95 ft on 12/27/2002
(4) 32.80 ft on 12/30/1982
(5) 32.77 ft on 02/11/1990
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 5.80 ft on 09/07/1936
(2) 7.30 ft on 10/29/1942
(3) 9.80 ft on 10/03/2000
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36.5 Most of marks and lambert will be flooded unless protected by sand bags. Many roads are covered by flood water
34.5 Widespread flooding in northern quitman county. Numerous homes, businesses, and roads are flooded. Most agriculture land along both banks is inundated
33.5 Flooding is occurring around marks and lambert
32 Low lying farmland in northern quitman county is flooded
31 Flooding begins in low lying farm land
(1) View downstream (stage = 29 ft)
(2) View upstream (stage = 29 ft)
(3) View west
(4) Upstream side of bridge (stage = 29 ft)
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Latitude: 34.180556° N, Longitude: 90.215278° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
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Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 32 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
(gauge height = flood stage)
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NAVD88 Not Available Not Available Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 123.83 ft 155.83 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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