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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Lower Mississippi River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Yazoo River at Belzoni are issued routinely year-round.
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Upstream Gauge - at Greenwood Upstream Gauge Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - at Yazoo City
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 41
Moderate Flood Stage: 38
Flood Stage: 34
Action Stage: 33
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 37.90 ft on 01/27/1932
(2) 37.20 ft on 02/28/1946
(3) 37.20 ft on 02/12/1946
(4) 37.20 ft on 03/02/1946
(5) 37.00 ft on 01/24/1949
(6) 37.00 ft on 03/28/1950
(7) 37.00 ft on 02/13/1949
(8) 36.90 ft on 04/03/1950
(9) 36.90 ft on 03/22/1948
(10) 36.80 ft on 04/01/1948
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 36.16 ft on 03/06/2019
(2) 30.23 ft on 04/13/2016
(3) 30.89 ft on 04/04/2016
(4) 29.88 ft on 03/25/2016
(5) 31.51 ft on 03/16/2016
(6) 30.77 ft on 01/18/2013
(7) 31.16 ft on 05/21/2011
(8) 31.28 ft on 02/03/2010
(9) 29.60 ft on 10/16/2009
(10) 32.29 ft on 05/14/2009
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 2.40 ft on 10/31/1943
(2) 3.50 ft on 11/27/1954
(3) 4.10 ft on 12/11/1956
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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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42.4 Water overtops the flood wall at the town of Belzoni.
41 Water rises above the top of the levee on the left bank opposite the city of Belzoni.
40 Water rises above the base of the gage house on the grain elevator.
34 Low areas within the levee near the river begin to flood.
30 Water begins to flood bottomland near the river east of town.

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