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Tombigbee River near Fulton Stage (ft)Highest Observation: 10.65 ft at 6:00PM May 20, 2024Observed: 10.6 ft at 7:00PM May 20, 2024Observed: 10.55 ft at 8:00PM May 20, 2024Observed: 10.49 ft at 9:00PM May 20, 2024Observed: 10.44 ft at 10:00PM May 20, 2024Observed: 10.4 ft at 11:00PM May 20, 2024Observed: 10.35 ft at 12:00AM May 21, 2024Observed: 10.31 ft at 1:00AM May 21, 2024Observed: 10.27 ft at 2:00AM May 21, 2024Observed: 10.22 ft at 3:00AM May 21, 2024Observed: 10.18 ft at 4:00AM May 21, 2024Observed: 10.14 ft at 5:00AM May 21, 2024Observed: 10.1 ft at 6:00AM May 21, 2024Observed: 9.87 ft at 12:00PM May 21, 2024Observed: 9.84 ft at 1:00PM May 21, 2024Observed: 9.81 ft at 2:00PM May 21, 2024Observed: 9.78 ft at 3:00PM May 21, 2024Observed: 9.74 ft at 4:00PM May 21, 2024Observed: 9.7 ft at 5:00PM May 21, 2024Observed: 9.65 ft at 6:00PM May 21, 2024Observed: 9.62 ft at 7:00PM May 21, 2024Observed: 9.58 ft at 8:00PM May 21, 2024Observed: 9.54 ft at 9:00PM May 21, 2024Observed: 9.51 ft at 10:00PM May 21, 2024Observed: 9.48 ft at 11:00PM May 21, 2024Observed: 9.44 ft at 12:00AM May 22, 2024Observed: 9.41 ft at 1:00AM May 22, 2024Observed: 9.38 ft at 2:00AM May 22, 2024Observed: 9.35 ft at 3:00AM May 22, 2024Observed: 9.31 ft at 4:00AM May 22, 2024Observed: 9.29 ft at 5:00AM May 22, 2024Observed: 9.26 ft at 6:00AM May 22, 2024Observed: 9.22 ft at 7:00AM May 22, 2024Observed: 9.21 ft at 8:00AM May 22, 2024Observed: 9.18 ft at 9:00AM May 22, 2024Observed: 9.14 ft at 10:00AM May 22, 2024Observed: 9.13 ft at 11:00AM May 22, 2024Observed: 9.1 ft at 12:00PM May 22, 2024Observed: 9.08 ft at 1:00PM May 22, 2024Observed: 9.07 ft at 2:00PM May 22, 2024Observed: 9.05 ft at 3:00PM May 22, 2024Observed: 9.02 ft at 4:00PM May 22, 2024Observed: 9 ft at 5:00PM May 22, 2024Observed: 8.97 ft at 6:00PM May 22, 2024Observed: 8.95 ft at 7:00PM May 22, 2024Observed: 8.92 ft at 8:00PM May 22, 2024Observed: 8.89 ft at 9:00PM May 22, 2024Observed: 8.87 ft at 10:00PM May 22, 2024Observed: 8.85 ft at 11:00PM May 22, 2024Observed: 8.83 ft at 12:00AM May 23, 2024Observed: 8.8 ft at 1:00AM May 23, 2024Observed: 8.78 ft at 2:00AM May 23, 2024Observed: 8.75 ft at 3:00AM May 23, 2024Observed: 8.73 ft at 4:00AM May 23, 2024Observed: 8.71 ft at 5:00AM May 23, 2024Observed: 8.68 ft at 6:00AM May 23, 2024Observed: 8.65 ft at 7:00AM May 23, 2024Observed: 8.64 ft at 8:00AM May 23, 2024Observed: 8.61 ft at 9:00AM May 23, 2024Observed: 8.6 ft at 10:00AM May 23, 2024Observed: 8.6 ft at 11:00AM May 23, 2024Observed: 8.59 ft at 12:00PM May 23, 2024Observed: 8.58 ft at 1:00PM May 23, 2024Observed: 8.57 ft at 2:00PM May 23, 2024Observed: 8.57 ft at 3:00PM May 23, 2024Observed: 8.56 ft at 4:00PM May 23, 2024Forecast: 8.7 ft 7:00PM May 23, 2024Forecast: 8.8 ft 1:00AM May 24, 2024Forecast: 8.9 ft 7:00AM May 24, 2024Forecast: 9.1 ft 1:00PM May 24, 2024Forecast: 9.2 ft 7:00PM May 24, 2024Forecast: 9.2 ft 1:00AM May 25, 2024Forecast: 9.2 ft 7:00AM May 25, 2024Forecast: 9.3 ft 1:00PM May 25, 2024Forecast: 9.4 ft 7:00PM May 25, 2024Forecast: 9.4 ft 1:00AM May 26, 2024Highest Forecast: 9.5 ft 7:00AM May 26, 2024Forecast: 9.4 ft 1:00PM May 26, 2024Forecast: 9.3 ft 7:00PM May 26, 2024Forecast: 9.2 ft 1:00AM May 27, 2024Forecast: 9.1 ft 7:00AM May 27, 2024Forecast: 9 ft 1:00PM May 27, 2024Forecast: 8.9 ft 7:00PM May 27, 2024Forecast: 8.8 ft 1:00AM May 28, 2024Forecast: 8.8 ft 7:00AM May 28, 2024USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesFULM6(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (5:45PM May 23, 2024)ObservedForecast (issued 7:52AM May 23)Latest observed value: 8.56 ft at 4:00 PM CDT 23-May-2024. Flood Stage is 20 ft
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 28
Moderate Flood Stage: 25
Flood Stage: 20
Action Stage: 16
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 27.72 ft on 05/27/1991
(2) 25.75 ft on 03/22/1955
(3) 24.42 ft on 02/24/2019 (P)
(4) 24.18 ft on 02/12/1991
(5) 23.70 ft on 12/27/1982
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 24.42 ft on 02/24/2019 (P)
(2) 16.75 ft on 04/29/2014
(3) 17.80 ft on 04/08/2005
(4) 21.24 ft on 12/08/2004
(5) 17.14 ft on 10/20/2004
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 0.87 ft on 08/12/1930
(2) 1.85 ft on 09/28/1964
(3) 1.92 ft on 08/05/1965
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28 Numerous secondary roads are flooded and evacuations are necessary.
25 Extensive agricultural flooding is occurring. Evacuations may be necessary for residents living near the river.
23 Widespread flooding along the river is in progress. Agricultural land and a few homes south of New Highway 78 will be affected.
21 Low-lying secondary roads near the river begin to flood. Equipment and livestock should be moved to higher ground and residents near the river may need to take additional flood precautions.
20 Most low-lying agricultural land along the river is flooding and access may be restricted in low-lying areas.
18.5 Most lowland between the old river and the Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway is flooding.
16 Flooding of low-lying areas between the river channels is occurring.
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Latitude: 34.265000° N, Longitude: 88.445278° 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 29 242.93 ft 262.93 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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