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Tombigbee River near Amory Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Highest Observation: 12.26 ft at 5:15PM Jan 28, 2020Highest Forecast: 11 ft 12:00AM Jan 29, 2020Forecast: 10.9 ft 6:00AM Jan 29, 2020Forecast: 10.9 ft 12:00PM Jan 29, 2020Forecast: 10.9 ft 6:00PM Jan 29, 2020Forecast: 10.8 ft 12:00AM Jan 30, 2020Forecast: 10.8 ft 6:00AM Jan 30, 2020Forecast: 10.7 ft 12:00PM Jan 30, 2020Forecast: 10.7 ft 6:00PM Jan 30, 2020Forecast: 10.6 ft 12:00AM Jan 31, 2020Forecast: 10.6 ft 6:00AM Jan 31, 2020Forecast: 10.5 ft 12:00PM Jan 31, 2020Forecast: 10.5 ft 6:00PM Jan 31, 2020Forecast: 10.4 ft 12:00AM Feb 01, 2020Forecast: 10.4 ft 6:00AM Feb 01, 2020Forecast: 10.3 ft 12:00PM Feb 01, 2020Forecast: 10.3 ft 6:00PM Feb 01, 2020Forecast: 10.2 ft 12:00AM Feb 02, 2020Forecast: 10.2 ft 6:00AM Feb 02, 2020USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesAMYM6(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (6:01PM Jan 28, 2020)ObservedForecast (issued 7:22AM Jan 28)Latest observed value: 12.26 ft at 5:15 PM CST 28-Jan-2020. Flood Stage is 20 ft
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NOTE: River forecasts for this location take into account past precipitation and the precipitation amounts expected approximately 48 hours into the future from the forecast issuance time.

NOTE: Forecasts for the Tombigbee River near Amory are issued routinely year-round.

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Upstream Gauge - at Bigbee Upstream Gauge Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - at Aberdeen Lock and Dam
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 33
Moderate Flood Stage: 25
Flood Stage: 20
Action Stage: 19
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 34.65 ft on 03/17/1973
(2) 33.75 ft on 03/22/1955
(3) 33.15 ft on 12/28/1982
(4) 32.55 ft on 02/14/1948
(5) 32.32 ft on 02/24/2019 (P)
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 32.32 ft on 02/24/2019 (P)
(2) 14.73 ft on 03/29/2014
(3) 20.05 ft on 05/11/2006
(4) 24.02 ft on 01/23/2006
(5) 23.31 ft on 01/18/2006
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 3.17 ft on 08/06/1965
(2) 3.20 ft on 09/09/1962
(3) 3.38 ft on 10/21/1963
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35.5 Water begins to cover New Highway 6 between Amory and Bigbee near the river.
33 Water is covering Highway 278 west of Amory.
30 Highway 6 between Amory and Bigbee is flooded.
25 Widespread lowland and farm land flooding is occurring.
23 Most lowland and farm land near the river is flooded. Equipment and livestock may need to be moved to higher ground.
22 Lowland near the river is flooded.
20 Lowland flooding begins.
(1) View upstream (stage = 28.3 feet)
(2) View downstream (stage = 28.3 feet)
(3) Downstream side of bridge (stage = 28.3 feet)
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Latitude: 33.985556° N, Longitude: 88.551111° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 20 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 29 178.34 ft 198.34 ft Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
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