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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Lower Mississippi River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Paint Rock River (AL) near Woodville are issued routinely year-round.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 22
Moderate Flood Stage: 19
Flood Stage: 15
Action Stage: 13
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 24.40 ft on 03/16/1973
(2) 23.42 ft on 12/23/1990
(3) 22.60 ft on 03/12/1963
(4) 21.36 ft on 12/02/1991
(5) 21.08 ft on 02/11/1994
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 17.94 ft on 03/03/2023 (P)
(2) 16.78 ft on 02/19/2023 (P)
(3) 16.98 ft on 12/16/2022 (P)
(4) 15.97 ft on 12/07/2022 (P)
(5) 15.47 ft on 04/15/2022 (P)
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 0.28 ft on 10/21/1954
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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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30 Water reaches and overtops the bridge at the gage site on Highway 72. Large portions of Highway 72 and surrounding local roads will be flooded and homes will be threatened.
23 Flood waters cover U.S. Highway 72 near Woodville and Paint Rock. Some evacuations may become necessary as water approaches residences.
20 Portions of Alabama State Highway 65 are closed due to high water.
19 Water is covering Alabama State Route 65 about two miles north of U.S. Highway 72. Several County Roads in Paint Rock Valley are flooded...including Jackson County Road 20.
15 Flood waters affect mostly bottomland along the river...including low lying farm and pasturelands.
14 The Butler Bottom Lowlands near the river are flooded. High waters are approaching County Road 20 north of the town of Paint Rock.
12 Some minor overflow of lowlands begins.
(1) Bridge at Gage Site
(2) Gage House
(3) Upstream from Butler Mill Bridge
(4) Flooding near gage - Feb 03
(5) Flooding Hwy 65 - Feb 03

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