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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 Demopolis Lock and Dam are issued routinely year-round.
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Upstream Gauge - at Gainesville Lock and Dam Upstream Gauge Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - near Coffeeville Dam
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 92
Moderate Flood Stage: 77
Flood Stage: 68
Action Stage: 68
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 92.30 ft on 04/19/1979
(2) 91.70 ft on 02/28/1961
(3) 87.20 ft on 12/25/1961
(4) 85.20 ft on 03/29/1980
(5) 85.10 ft on 05/27/1983
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 71.42 ft on 04/20/2022 (P)
(2) 73.71 ft on 03/26/2022 (P)
(3) 71.33 ft on 02/27/2022 (P)
(4) 71.45 ft on 04/21/2019
(5) 82.80 ft on 03/03/2019
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 21.60 ft on 12/14/1985
(2) 21.88 ft on 05/04/1963
(3) 21.93 ft on 02/23/1967
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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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92 Severe flooding occurs in Greene...Sumter...and Marengo counties with numerous evacuations required.
84 Some industrial and residential flooding begins just upstream from Demopolis Dam at 88 feet. Widespread flooding in Greene...Marengo...and Sumter counties occurs and some evacuations may be necessary.
77 Flooding of numerous cabins and trailers near the river can be expected.
73 Some cabins and trailers along the river begin to well as some secondary roads.
68 Flooding of lowlands in the area occurs and cattle should be moved to higher ground.

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