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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 Gainesville Lock and Dam are issued routinely year-round.
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Upstream Gauge - at Bevill Lock and Dam Upstream Gauge Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - at Demopolis Lock and Dam
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 118
Moderate Flood Stage: 110
Flood Stage: 101
Action Stage: 101
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 120.74 ft on 04/15/1979
(2) 118.35 ft on 02/25/1991
(3) 116.58 ft on 02/16/2020
(4) 116.50 ft on 06/01/1991
(5) 115.46 ft on 02/28/2019
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 102.75 ft on 02/26/2022 (P)
(2) 116.58 ft on 02/16/2020
(3) 105.08 ft on 04/16/2019
(4) 115.46 ft on 02/28/2019
(5) 104.22 ft on 12/29/2018 (P)
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 73.00 ft on 10/06/1984
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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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117.5 Flooding of some secondary homes upstream in the Panola and Warsaw areas occurs.
109 Flooding of some camps and well as widespread flooding of low-lying woods and agricultural lands...occurs, especially upstream of the lock and dam.
101 Flooding of low lying agricultural and wooded lands in the area occurs.

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