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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Southeast River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Tombigbee River at Bevill Lock and Dam are issued routinely year-round.
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Upstream Gauge - at Stennis Lock and Dam Upstream Gauge Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - at Gainesville Lock and Dam
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 135
Moderate Flood Stage: 133
Flood Stage: 122
Action Stage: 122
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 142.95 ft on 02/23/1991
(2) 142.73 ft on 05/31/1991
(3) 142.48 ft on 12/26/1990
(4) 140.53 ft on 02/15/2020
(5) 140.51 ft on 02/26/2019
(6) 139.53 ft on 05/02/1991
(7) 136.92 ft on 04/18/1991
(8) 136.78 ft on 04/06/2000 (P)
(9) 136.12 ft on 05/15/1991
(10) 136.06 ft on 12/11/2004
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 125.23 ft on 04/18/2022 (P)
(2) 128.50 ft on 02/24/2022 (P)
(3) 134.60 ft on 06/13/2021
(4) 122.59 ft on 02/27/2021
(5) 140.53 ft on 02/15/2020
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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138 Flooding of homes of 3 to 6 feet in depth in the Clear Creek, Cypress Lake, Pumpkin Creek and Rivermont Subdivisions of Pickensville can be expected.
135 Widespread major flooding begins in the Clear Creek, Cypress Lake and Pumpkin Creek communities. All roads into these communities are impassable. Water overflows the intersection of Alabama 86 and Mississippi 388 and becomes impassable. The USACE campground is completely underwater. Widespread flooding of farm and pasturelands as well as cabins and camps near the river will occur. Flooding of some homes in the Rivermont Subdivision of Pickensville will occur.
133 Flooding of roadways begin at Pumpkin Creek, Clear Creek and Cypress Lake communities. Water begins to reach several homes in these areas and also begins to flood areas at the USACE campsite.
128 Cattle in the area should be moved to higher ground. Flooding of some cabins and camps along the river can be expected.
122 Cattle in low-lying areas of Southern Pickens County should be moved to higher ground. Cattle are cutoff in lowlands of Southern Pickens County at stages above 122 feet.

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