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Tallahatchie River near Swan Lake Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 14.11 ft at 5:00AM Jul 02, 2015Highest Observation: 14.12 ft at 6:00AM Jul 02, 2015Observed: 14.11 ft at 8:00AM Jul 02, 2015Observed: 14.05 ft at 9:00AM Jul 02, 2015Observed: 14.04 ft at 10:00AM Jul 02, 2015Observed: 14.02 ft at 11:00AM Jul 02, 2015Observed: 14.01 ft at 12:00PM Jul 02, 2015Observed: 13.99 ft at 1:00PM Jul 02, 2015Observed: 13.96 ft at 2:00PM Jul 02, 2015Observed: 13.97 ft at 3:00PM Jul 02, 2015Observed: 13.96 ft at 4:00PM Jul 02, 2015Observed: 13.96 ft at 5:00PM Jul 02, 2015Observed: 13.94 ft at 6:00PM Jul 02, 2015Observed: 13.94 ft at 7:00PM Jul 02, 2015Observed: 13.93 ft at 8:00PM Jul 02, 2015Observed: 13.91 ft at 9:00PM Jul 02, 2015Observed: 13.91 ft at 10:00PM Jul 02, 2015Observed: 13.9 ft at 11:00PM Jul 02, 2015Observed: 13.87 ft at 12:00AM Jul 03, 2015Observed: 13.87 ft at 1:00AM Jul 03, 2015Observed: 13.86 ft at 2:00AM Jul 03, 2015Observed: 13.86 ft at 3:00AM Jul 03, 2015Forecast: 18.7 ft 7:00AM Jul 05, 2015Forecast: 19.5 ft 1:00PM Jul 05, 2015Forecast: 20 ft 7:00PM Jul 05, 2015Highest Forecast: 20.3 ft 1:00AM Jul 06, 2015Forecast: 20.2 ft 7:00AM Jul 06, 2015Forecast: 19.9 ft 1:00PM Jul 06, 2015Forecast: 19.6 ft 7:00PM Jul 06, 2015Forecast: 19.1 ft 1:00AM Jul 07, 2015Forecast: 18.6 ft 7:00AM Jul 07, 2015Forecast: 18.1 ft 1:00PM Jul 07, 2015Forecast: 17.7 ft 7:00PM Jul 07, 2015Forecast: 17.2 ft 1:00AM Jul 08, 2015Forecast: 16.7 ft 7:00AM Jul 08, 2015Forecast: 16.3 ft 1:00PM Jul 08, 2015Forecast: 15.9 ft 7:00PM Jul 08, 2015Forecast: 15.6 ft 1:00AM Jul 09, 2015Forecast: 15.3 ft 7:00AM Jul 09, 2015USACE Stages and DischargesSWNM6(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (4:31AM Jul 5, 2015)ObservedForecast (issued 9:06AM Jul 4)Latest observed value: 13.86 ft at 3:00 AM CDT 3-Jul-2015. Flood Stage is 26 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts for the Tallahatchie River near Swan Lake are issued routinely year-round.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 37
Moderate Flood Stage: 33
Flood Stage: 26
Action Stage: 25
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 31.59 ft on 03/17/1973
(2) 30.30 ft on 12/29/1982
(3) 29.25 ft on 01/04/2003
(4) 29.12 ft on 03/05/1997
(5) 28.81 ft on 02/13/1994
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 19.85 ft on 02/13/2014
(2) 27.68 ft on 01/16/2005
(3) 28.15 ft on 12/11/2004
(4) 28.79 ft on 02/17/2004
(5) 29.25 ft on 01/04/2003
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 3.60 ft on 11/23/1959
(2) 5.40 ft on 05/09/1981
(3) 5.50 ft on 05/10/1986
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37 Residential flooding is occurring and numerous roads are flooding. Evacuations are necessary.
31 Farmland flooding is extensive and access will be restricted in low lying areas.
28 Flooding is occurring on farmland near the river.
27 Farmland flooding is occurring near the river.
26 Low lying farmland near the river is flooded.
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Latitude: 33.860556° N, Longitude: 90.276667° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
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Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 26 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
(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 29 113.38 ft 139.38 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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