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Mississippi River at OSCEOLA Stage (ft)Highest Observation: 9.47 ft at 8:00AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 9.4 ft at 9:00AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 9.35 ft at 10:00AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 9.28 ft at 11:00AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 9.29 ft at 12:00PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 9.23 ft at 1:00PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 9.12 ft at 2:00PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 9.09 ft at 3:00PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 9.11 ft at 4:00PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 9.04 ft at 5:00PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 9.05 ft at 6:00PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 8.88 ft at 7:00PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 8.97 ft at 8:00PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 8.9 ft at 9:00PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 8.93 ft at 10:00PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 8.78 ft at 11:00PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 8.8 ft at 12:00AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 8.74 ft at 1:00AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 8.5 ft at 2:00AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 8.75 ft at 3:00AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 8.65 ft at 4:00AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 8.62 ft at 5:00AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 8.53 ft at 6:00AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 8.6 ft at 7:00AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 8.58 ft at 8:00AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 8.5 ft at 9:00AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 8.51 ft at 10:00AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 8.52 ft at 11:00AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 8.45 ft at 12:00PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 8.38 ft at 1:00PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 8.39 ft at 2:00PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 8.39 ft at 3:00PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 8.35 ft at 4:00PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 8.26 ft at 5:00PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 8.21 ft at 6:00PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 8.21 ft at 7:00PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 8.25 ft at 8:00PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 8.22 ft at 9:00PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 8.18 ft at 10:00PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 8.05 ft at 11:00PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 8.13 ft at 12:00AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 8.11 ft at 1:00AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 7.99 ft at 2:00AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 7.97 ft at 3:00AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 8.03 ft at 4:00AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 7.94 ft at 5:00AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 8 ft at 6:00AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 7.96 ft at 7:00AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 7.91 ft at 8:00AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 7.86 ft at 9:00AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 7.84 ft at 10:00AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 7.85 ft at 11:00AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 7.76 ft at 12:00PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 7.76 ft at 1:00PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 7.69 ft at 2:00PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 7.62 ft at 3:00PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 7.59 ft at 4:00PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 7.6 ft at 5:00PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 7.46 ft at 6:00PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 7.46 ft at 7:00PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 7.32 ft at 8:00PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 7.38 ft at 9:00PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 7.3 ft at 10:00PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 7.33 ft at 11:00PM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 7.24 ft at 12:00AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 7.16 ft at 1:00AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 7.13 ft at 2:00AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 6.96 ft at 3:00AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 7.04 ft at 4:00AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 6.94 ft at 5:00AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 6.9 ft at 6:00AM Jul 29, 2014Observed: 6.91 ft at 7:00AM Jul 29, 2014Highest Forecast: 6.5 ft 1:00PM Jul 29, 2014Forecast: 6.1 ft 7:00PM Jul 29, 2014Forecast: 5.8 ft 1:00AM Jul 30, 2014Forecast: 5.6 ft 7:00AM Jul 30, 2014Forecast: 5.4 ft 1:00PM Jul 30, 2014Forecast: 5.2 ft 7:00PM Jul 30, 2014Forecast: 5 ft 1:00AM Jul 31, 2014Forecast: 4.9 ft 7:00AM Jul 31, 2014Forecast: 4.7 ft 1:00PM Jul 31, 2014Forecast: 4.7 ft 7:00PM Jul 31, 2014Forecast: 4.6 ft 1:00AM Aug 01, 2014Forecast: 4.6 ft 7:00AM Aug 01, 2014Forecast: 4.5 ft 1:00PM Aug 01, 2014Forecast: 4.4 ft 7:00PM Aug 01, 2014Forecast: 4.2 ft 1:00AM Aug 02, 2014Forecast: 4.1 ft 7:00AM Aug 02, 2014USACE Stages and DischargesOSGA4(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (7:45AM Jul 29, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 11:09AM Jul 28)Latest observed value: 6.91 ft at 7:00 AM CDT 29-Jul-2014. Flood Stage is 28 ft
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage:35
Moderate Flood Stage:31
Flood Stage:28
Action Stage:24

Historical Crests
(1) 50.90 ft on 02/07/1937
(2) 47.48 ft on 05/08/2011
(3) 45.80 ft on 04/24/1927
(4) 41.20 ft on 05/25/1929
(5) 41.05 ft on 02/20/1950
(6) 40.99 ft on 03/12/1997
(7) 40.90 ft on 04/06/1975
(8) 40.60 ft on 04/17/1936
(9) 40.50 ft on 04/06/1945
(10) 40.20 ft on 04/10/1973
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) -10.30 ft on 07/11/1988
(2) -10.00 ft on 01/17/2001
(3) -9.76 ft on 08/13/2012
(4) -8.60 ft on 01/03/2000
(5) -8.08 ft on 10/26/1999
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50 All land east of the Arkansas Levvee to the Tennessee Bluffs is under 10 to 25 feet of water.
49 Highway 87 is flooded just east of Fulton.
47 Farm headquarters near the intersection of Coon Valley and Herring Hill Roads is being flooded.
46 Water is very high on the Arkansas Levee. All homesteads along Crawford Road West are flooded.
45 Farmstead on Island 37 is totally flooded.
44 Camp on Sunrise Towhead is almost all covered. All fields in the Barfield Point Area are awash.
43 All houses along Route 19 are awash. Camp on west side of Island 34 is completely flooded. Water has crept into buildings on the west side of Ballard Slough Road. Many sections of Herring Hill Road are now is deep water.
42 The house at the south end of Outbounds Road is awash. Fields are flooding north of the Hatchie River east past Ft. Pillow State Prison. Herring Hill Road is flooding just north of the Shelby County line.
41 Sans Souci Road is flooding inside the levee. Terminal elevator at Osceola is flooding. Stilt house right north of Fullen Landing is being flooded. Houses at the south end of Outbounds are flooding as is the homestead at the northeast end of Outbounds Road right on Open Lake. Most of Highway 19 is awash. Most all homesteads north of Fort Pillow are under water. Island 35 is essentially all covered. Bottomland south of Richardson's Landing is under water.
40 Highway 19 is flooding near the bluff. Water is overflowing a house on Sunk Lake Road. Houses east of Outbounds Road and west of Conner Road are flooding. Elevator at Osceola is flooding. Houses all along Highway 19 are being covered. Centennial Island is completely flooded.
39 HIghway 19 is flooded at Conner Road cutting off evacuations west of that intersection. Crawford Road East is under water at places. Trailer settlement south of Coker Slough is covered. House on east end of Outbounds Road is flooding. Farmstead at Tomato, AR is under water. Moore Farmstead is being covered by flood water. Houses on Cash Road are flooding. Hunting Camp on Sunrise Towhead is beginning to flood. Farmstead on Sniper Island west of Herring Hill Road is going under water.
38 Homesteads between Johnston Road and Sunk Lake Road on Highway 19 West are flooding. House at south end of Oscar Griggs Road is flooding. Ashport is flooding. Flooding is occurring near the north end of Sunk Lake Road. Settlement between Coker Slough and Highway 19 is flooded. Water is overflowing the farm headquarters just north of the Sunk Lake Road and Long Hole Road junction.
37 Houses along west part of Grammer Road are flooding, and evacuation is cut. The south end of Grainery Road is inundated. Homesteads along Highway 19 West just east of T. Rossinger Road are going under water. Shoaf Landing Road is flooding. Farmstead on Island 37 floods.
36 Farmsteads around Keyes Point are flooding. All evacuation roads from Keyes Point and Golddust are flooded. Ashport and many homesteads along Route 19 are flooding. Houses south of Coker Slough are flooding. Farmstead at Tomato, AR is flooding. Poinsett Rice and Grain Terminal is flooding. All fields between Barfield Point and the Arkansas Levee are inundated. Houses on the north side of Corona Lake are being covered. House on Brandywine Road is flooded. Coon Valley Road is going under flood water.
35 Tennessee Highway 19 West is flooded at many places betweem Ashport and Goldust halting evcuations southwest of Ashport. Homesteads on Henderson Shop Road are being covered. T. Rossinger Road is covering up. Houses between Crawford Road and Cold Creek are flooding. Terminal elevator on Sans Souci Road is being flooded.
34 Highway 19 West is flooding at Johnson Lake. Houses and farmsteads just west of the north end of T. Rossinger Road are beginning to flood. Oscar Griggs Road is covering up. Conner and Long Hole Roads are beginning to flood. Western sections of Grammer Road are beginning to flood making evacuation from homesteads difficult.
33 Settlement on Crawford Road East north of Fort Pillow is beginning to flood. Jack Rabbit Road is flooded. West leg of Crutcher Lake Road is flooding stopping evacuations. Most homesteads along Cold Creek Road are flooded. Highway 120 is covering up.
32 Kirkpatrick and Snyder Bluff Roads are flooding. Backwater has reached the west leg of Crutcher Lake Road south of Keyes Point. Outbounds Road is covering up. South end of Jim Fullen Road is flooded. Elevator area at Sans Souci Road is beginning to flood. West end of Corona Road on Island 37 starts flooding. Brandywine Road is beginning to flood. River water is covering parts of Ballard Slough Road and Ruleman Road. Fields and pastures west of Herring Hill Road are beiing inundated.
31 Nix Road is flooded. Major sections of Four Mile Road is flooded are inundated. Snyder Bluff and northern Sam Taylor Roads are flooding. Sunk Lake Road is covered north of Bee Lake. Fields on Morgan Point are being covered.
30 The Reach Coker Slough hunting camp is flooded. Crawford Road West just north of Fort Pillow Historic Area is going under water. Houses are flooding along Cold Creek Road. Four Mile Road is flooding, and Champion Lake Road is being flooded by Hatchie River backwater. High water has stopped grain barge loading at Poinsett Rice and Grain Terminal. Sunk Lake Road is flooded north of Bee Lake. Highway 120 is flooded between O'Donnell Bend and the levee.
29 Water is going over the north side of Craighead Point. Pumphouse area for the power plant south of Osceola is flooded. Arkansas County Road 924 begin to flood and isolate a house on Island 34.
28 The settlement south of Cold Creek Road down from Crawford road is flooding. Crawford Road West is flooding. The Reach Coker Slough hunting camp is flooding along Nix Road. Grammer Road is flooded at Jones Slough. Much of the Lauderdale South Bottom is under water. Mississippi County Road 903 north of O'Donnell Bend is flooded at places. Homesteads and camps on Cash Road are cutoff. Sections of Crane Road are cutoff on Island 35.
27 Crutcher Lake Road is flooded just north of Cold Creek. Mississippi River is over its banks northwest of Open Lake. Backwater has reached Bee Lake. High water interfers with grain barge loading at the Poinsett Rice and Grain elevator. Backwater is touching most of the levee just north of Osceola on north past Mississippi County, Arkansas Road 330 in the Barfield Point vicinity. Mississippi County, Arkansas Road 430 is flooded across from Tellier Island.
26 Crutcher Lake Road is flooding near Cold Creek. Cold Creek is going over its south bank onto resort lots just east of Crutcher Lake Road. Water from the Lower Forked Deer River has backing into Open Lake. Cold Creek is now flowing south out of Open Lake. Jones Slough is about to back north over Grammer Road. Adams Slough has flooded Sam Taylor Road. Many sloughs are beginning to flood fields. Brandywine Camp begins to go under water.
25 Cold Creek has backed to near Sunk Lake Road. Fields and food plots south of Fulton are flooding. Fields west of John Tully State Wildlife Management Area are beginning to flood. County roads inside the levee east of Luxora and south of Rosa are being flooded by Mill Bayou.
24 Fields are flooding west of the upper tip of The Chute. Mississippi County, Arkansas Road 442 is flooded at Mill Bayou just inside the levee.
23 Cold Creek has backed to Long Hole Road. Cold Creek, Old Lower Forked Deer River, and Old Middle Fork Forked Deer River are all flowing backwards. Pastures and fields are beginning to flood on Island 35.
22 Water has backed into the Lower Forked Deer River past Outbounds Road. Cold Creek has backed to Sunk Lake Road. The Mississippi River is about to go over its bank northwest of Open Lake. Adams Bayou is backed to Sam Taylor Road.
21 Pastures are beginning to flood on Centennial Island near Willow Lake.
20 Cold Creek has backed to near Green Chapel Road.
19 Backwater has reached Cotton Slough north of Cold Creek and Jack Rabbit Road north of Fort Pillow Prison.
18 Road to Brandywine Island is flooded just east of Brandywine Hunting Club.
17 Missippi River is backing up Jones Slough.
16 The Mississippi River has backed up Cold Creek all the way north to Old River Slough and northeast past the northern end of Sam Taylor Road.
15 Mississippi River is backing into The Chute and up Cold Creek to Jones Slough.
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Latitude: 35.660556° N, Longitude: 89.933056° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

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NWS stage 0 ft 28 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
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