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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Lower Mississippi River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Big Sunflower River near Anguilla are issued routinely year-round.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 50
Moderate Flood Stage: 48
Flood Stage: 45
Action Stage: 44
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 50.52 ft on 05/20/1973
(2) 49.10 ft on 06/01/1973
(3) 49.10 ft on 04/30/1973
(4) 48.83 ft on 05/12/1991
(5) 48.40 ft on 03/27/1973
(6) 48.30 ft on 01/04/1983
(7) 48.30 ft on 01/02/1983
(8) 48.21 ft on 05/21/2019
(9) 48.20 ft on 05/11/1958
(10) 48.20 ft on 12/31/1982
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 47.28 ft on 04/25/2020
(2) 48.21 ft on 05/21/2019
(3) 46.64 ft on 03/21/2016
(4) 45.93 ft on 01/16/2013
(5) 45.09 ft on 10/17/2009
(6) 45.51 ft on 05/17/2009
(7) 45.20 ft on 01/01/2002
(8) 47.10 ft on 12/18/2001
(9) 45.20 ft on 03/04/2001
(10) 45.80 ft on 04/08/2000
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 20.00 ft on 02/28/1984
(2) 20.90 ft on 10/30/1987
(3) 21.20 ft on 10/20/1995
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55 Many businesses, homes, and several thousand acres of agricultural land within several miles of the river are inundated.
50 There is extensive flooding of farm and agricultural land. Several access roads are also underwater. Many businesses and residents near the river are affected by high water.
48 There is widespread flooding of farm and agricultural land. Some local access roads are also under water.
45 Minor flooding is occurring along the State Highway 14 bridge.
40 Several hundred acres of farm and agricultural land are inundated near the State Highway 14 bridge.

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