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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Lower Mississippi River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Obion River near Bogota are issued routinely year-round.
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Upstream Gauge - near Obion Upstream Gauge
Zoom Level:14
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 26.5
Moderate Flood Stage: 25
Flood Stage: 22
Action Stage: 18
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 31.20 ft on 02/04/1937
(2) 25.69 ft on 12/25/1990
(3) 25.47 ft on 05/06/2011
(4) 25.45 ft on 02/19/1989
(5) 25.40 ft on 11/22/1957
(6) 25.40 ft on 03/06/1997 (P)
(7) 25.19 ft on 03/16/2016 (P)
(8) 24.86 ft on 02/16/2019 (P)
(9) 24.69 ft on 12/05/2001
(10) 24.60 ft on 05/23/1983
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 24.86 ft on 02/16/2019 (P)
(2) 16.55 ft on 05/03/2017 (P)
(3) 25.19 ft on 03/16/2016 (P)
(4) 21.40 ft on 03/03/2015 (P)
(5) 17.62 ft on 02/11/2014
(6) 25.47 ft on 05/06/2011
(7) 24.30 ft on 05/08/2010
(8) 22.71 ft on 05/11/2009
(9) 23.22 ft on 04/09/2008
(10) 18.87 ft on 01/19/2007
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) -5.50 ft on 08/16/1962
(2) -2.40 ft on 10/06/1999
(3) -2.05 ft on 09/10/2006
(4) -1.60 ft on 09/21/2000
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Latitude/Longitude Disclaimer: The gauge location shown in the above map is the approximate location based on the latitude/longitude coordinates provided to the NWS by the gauge owner.
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26.5 Flood water is flowing over Highway 78 near Bogota.
25 Highway 103 near Miston is covered by flood waters. Water is flooding a few homes in Bogota on the east side of Highway 78. Water is covering some secondary roads near the Obion River.
22 Widespread lowland and agricultural flooding is occurring. Water is reaching the outskirts of Bogota.
18 Several secondary roads are flooded and access to low-lying farmland may be restricted. Pool 1 of Bogota Wildlife Management Area is underwater.
13 Field flooding begins.
(1) View upstream (stage = 14.0 ft)
(2) View downstream (stage = 14.0 ft)
(3) View downstream (stage = 24.6 ft)
(4) Bogota flooding (stage = 24.6 ft)
(5) Flooding (stage = 24.6 ft)
(6) View north
(7) View south

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At low river levels, below approximately 2.1 feet, the gauge readings are estimated.
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