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Tallahatchie River at Locopolis Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Forecast: 32.3 ft 6:00PM Jan 24, 2020Highest Forecast: 32.4 ft 12:00AM Jan 25, 2020Highest Forecast: 32.4 ft 6:00AM Jan 25, 2020Forecast: 32.2 ft 12:00PM Jan 25, 2020Forecast: 32 ft 6:00PM Jan 25, 2020Forecast: 31.8 ft 12:00AM Jan 26, 2020Forecast: 31.6 ft 6:00AM Jan 26, 2020Forecast: 31.5 ft 12:00PM Jan 26, 2020Forecast: 31.3 ft 6:00PM Jan 26, 2020Forecast: 31.1 ft 12:00AM Jan 27, 2020Forecast: 31 ft 6:00AM Jan 27, 2020Forecast: 30.9 ft 12:00PM Jan 27, 2020Forecast: 30.7 ft 6:00PM Jan 27, 2020Forecast: 30.6 ft 12:00AM Jan 28, 2020Forecast: 30.6 ft 6:00AM Jan 28, 2020Forecast: 30.5 ft 12:00PM Jan 28, 2020Forecast: 30.4 ft 6:00PM Jan 28, 2020Forecast: 30.4 ft 12:00AM Jan 29, 2020Forecast: 30.3 ft 6:00AM Jan 29, 2020USACE Stages and DischargesLOGM6(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (3:15PM Jan 24, 2020)ObservedForecast (issued 9:36AM Jan 24)Latest observed value: 30.68 ft at 1:00 PM CST 17-Jan-2020. Flood Stage is 33 ft
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NOTE: River forecasts for this location take into account past precipitation and the precipitation amounts expected approximately 24 hours into the future from the forecast issuance time.

NOTE: Forecasts for the Tallahatchie River at Locopolis are issued routinely year-round.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 38
Moderate Flood Stage: 35.5
Flood Stage: 33
Action Stage: 32
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 36.39 ft on 03/17/1973
(2) 35.43 ft on 02/25/2019 (P)
(3) 35.30 ft on 02/21/1991
(4) 34.90 ft on 12/29/1982
(5) 34.63 ft on 02/06/1990
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 35.43 ft on 02/25/2019 (P)
(2) 29.19 ft on 12/21/2017
(3) 27.93 ft on 03/30/2014
(4) 34.19 ft on 02/16/2004
(5) 34.24 ft on 01/03/2003
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 10.97 ft on 01/06/1977
(2) 12.75 ft on 05/26/1996
(3) 13.43 ft on 07/24/1993
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36 Numerous secondary roads are covered by flood waters. Access to low-lying areas is restricted due to high water.
35 Significant amount of farm land and several homes near the river are flooded.
34 Widespread farm land flooding is occurring in Quitman and Tallahatchie Counties.
33 Flooding is occurring along both banks of the river.
32 Low-lying farm land near the river is flooded.
31 Low-lying farmland near the river is flooding.
(1) View upstream (stage = 24.2 ft)
(2) View downstream (stage = 24.2 ft)
(3) View northeast
(4) View to southwest
(5) Tallahatchie River bridge (stage = 24.2 ft)
(6) Equipment shelter
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Latitude: 33.975833° N, Longitude: 90.257778° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 33 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 29 112.9 ft 145.9 ft Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
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