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  NOTICE:There is a service interruption for a number of stream gauges nationwide due to the Global Positioning System (GPS) Rollover that occurred on April 6 at 23:59 GMT. The National Weather Service is working with federal, state, and local partners to ensure those affected gauges obtain the necessary updates to resume data transmission. We apologize for the service interruption and hope to have the data restored as soon as possible.

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Tombigbee River near Leroy Stage (ft)Observed: 24.63 ft at 11:00AM Apr 15, 2019Observed: 24.66 ft at 12:00PM Apr 15, 2019Observed: 24.7 ft at 1:00PM Apr 15, 2019Observed: 24.72 ft at 2:00PM Apr 15, 2019Observed: 24.76 ft at 3:00PM Apr 15, 2019Observed: 24.8 ft at 4:00PM Apr 15, 2019Observed: 24.83 ft at 5:00PM Apr 15, 2019Observed: 24.87 ft at 6:00PM Apr 15, 2019Observed: 24.87 ft at 7:00PM Apr 15, 2019Observed: 24.93 ft at 8:00PM Apr 15, 2019Observed: 24.95 ft at 9:00PM Apr 15, 2019Observed: 24.99 ft at 10:00PM Apr 15, 2019Observed: 25.02 ft at 11:00PM Apr 15, 2019Observed: 25.05 ft at 12:00AM Apr 16, 2019Observed: 25.07 ft at 1:00AM Apr 16, 2019Observed: 25.1 ft at 2:00AM Apr 16, 2019Observed: 25.14 ft at 3:00AM Apr 16, 2019Observed: 25.17 ft at 4:00AM Apr 16, 2019Observed: 25.21 ft at 5:00AM Apr 16, 2019Observed: 25.25 ft at 6:00AM Apr 16, 2019Observed: 25.26 ft at 7:00AM Apr 16, 2019Observed: 25.31 ft at 8:00AM Apr 16, 2019Observed: 25.34 ft at 9:00AM Apr 16, 2019Observed: 25.38 ft at 10:00AM Apr 16, 2019Observed: 25.41 ft at 11:00AM Apr 16, 2019Observed: 25.45 ft at 12:00PM Apr 16, 2019Observed: 25.47 ft at 1:00PM Apr 16, 2019Observed: 25.5 ft at 2:00PM Apr 16, 2019Observed: 25.52 ft at 3:00PM Apr 16, 2019Observed: 25.55 ft at 4:00PM Apr 16, 2019Observed: 25.59 ft at 5:00PM Apr 16, 2019Observed: 25.61 ft at 6:00PM Apr 16, 2019Observed: 25.65 ft at 7:00PM Apr 16, 2019Observed: 25.68 ft at 8:00PM Apr 16, 2019Observed: 25.71 ft at 9:00PM Apr 16, 2019Observed: 25.75 ft at 10:00PM Apr 16, 2019Observed: 25.77 ft at 11:00PM Apr 16, 2019Observed: 25.81 ft at 12:00AM Apr 17, 2019Observed: 25.82 ft at 1:00AM Apr 17, 2019Observed: 25.86 ft at 2:00AM Apr 17, 2019Observed: 25.88 ft at 3:00AM Apr 17, 2019Observed: 25.91 ft at 4:00AM Apr 17, 2019Observed: 25.95 ft at 5:00AM Apr 17, 2019Observed: 25.98 ft at 6:00AM Apr 17, 2019Observed: 26 ft at 7:00AM Apr 17, 2019Observed: 26.04 ft at 8:00AM Apr 17, 2019Observed: 26.06 ft at 9:00AM Apr 17, 2019Observed: 26.08 ft at 10:00AM Apr 17, 2019Observed: 26.14 ft at 11:00AM Apr 17, 2019Observed: 26.16 ft at 12:00PM Apr 17, 2019Observed: 26.17 ft at 1:00PM Apr 17, 2019Observed: 26.22 ft at 2:00PM Apr 17, 2019Observed: 26.25 ft at 3:00PM Apr 17, 2019Observed: 26.25 ft at 4:00PM Apr 17, 2019Observed: 26.29 ft at 5:00PM Apr 17, 2019Observed: 26.33 ft at 6:00PM Apr 17, 2019Observed: 26.35 ft at 7:00PM Apr 17, 2019Observed: 26.38 ft at 8:00PM Apr 17, 2019Observed: 26.4 ft at 9:00PM Apr 17, 2019Observed: 26.41 ft at 10:00PM Apr 17, 2019Observed: 26.43 ft at 11:00PM Apr 17, 2019Observed: 26.48 ft at 12:00AM Apr 18, 2019Observed: 26.5 ft at 1:00AM Apr 18, 2019Observed: 26.53 ft at 2:00AM Apr 18, 2019Observed: 26.54 ft at 3:00AM Apr 18, 2019Observed: 26.58 ft at 4:00AM Apr 18, 2019Observed: 26.61 ft at 5:00AM Apr 18, 2019Observed: 26.64 ft at 6:00AM Apr 18, 2019Observed: 26.65 ft at 7:00AM Apr 18, 2019Observed: 26.68 ft at 8:00AM Apr 18, 2019Observed: 26.71 ft at 9:00AM Apr 18, 2019Highest Observation: 26.74 ft at 10:00AM Apr 18, 2019Forecast: 26.7 ft 1:00PM Apr 18, 2019Forecast: 26.8 ft 7:00PM Apr 18, 2019Forecast: 26.8 ft 1:00AM Apr 19, 2019Forecast: 26.9 ft 7:00AM Apr 19, 2019Forecast: 27.1 ft 1:00PM Apr 19, 2019Forecast: 27.5 ft 7:00PM Apr 19, 2019Forecast: 27.8 ft 1:00AM Apr 20, 2019Highest Forecast: 28.1 ft 7:00AM Apr 20, 2019Highest Forecast: 28.1 ft 1:00PM Apr 20, 2019Highest Forecast: 28.1 ft 7:00PM Apr 20, 2019Forecast: 28 ft 1:00AM Apr 21, 2019Forecast: 28 ft 7:00AM Apr 21, 2019Forecast: 27.9 ft 1:00PM Apr 21, 2019Forecast: 27.8 ft 7:00PM Apr 21, 2019Forecast: 27.8 ft 1:00AM Apr 22, 2019Forecast: 27.7 ft 7:00AM Apr 22, 2019Forecast: 27.7 ft 1:00PM Apr 22, 2019Forecast: 27.6 ft 7:00PM Apr 22, 2019Forecast: 27.6 ft 1:00AM Apr 23, 2019Forecast: 27.6 ft 7:00AM Apr 23, 2019LRYA1(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (10:15AM Apr 18, 2019)ObservedForecast (issued 9:20AM Apr 18)Latest observed value: 26.74 ft at 10:00 AM CDT 18-Apr-2019. Flood Stage is 24 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: Gauge readings inaccurate - awaiting repair.

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

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 35
Moderate Flood Stage: 30
Flood Stage: 24
Action Stage: 19
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 35.89 ft on 04/01/1979
(2) 32.78 ft on 03/01/1979
(3) 31.96 ft on 04/01/1976
(4) 31.36 ft on 03/06/2019 (P)
(5) 29.80 ft on 01/08/2019
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 31.36 ft on 03/06/2019 (P)
(2) 27.84 ft on 01/26/2019
(3) 29.80 ft on 01/08/2019
(4) 24.66 ft on 12/14/2018
(5) 24.46 ft on 04/28/2018
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

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Currently none available.

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30 Roads leading into the Powersouth power plant will begin to flood, along with roads along the east side of the river.
24 Flooding of low lying farm and pasturelands begins. Cattle in low lying areas should be moved to higher ground.
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Latitude: 31.485833° N, Longitude: 87.908889° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

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Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 24 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
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NAVD88 Not Available Not Available Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
Other 0 ft 24 ft  

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