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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 Stennis Lock and Dam are issued routinely year-round.
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Upstream Gauge - at Aberdeen Lock and Dam Upstream Gauge Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - at Bevill Lock and Dam
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 166
Moderate Flood Stage: 164
Flood Stage: 161
Action Stage: 160
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 171.09 ft on 12/06/1983
(2) 170.83 ft on 05/22/1983
(3) 170.55 ft on 12/29/1982
(4) 169.76 ft on 04/09/1983
(5) 169.53 ft on 12/24/1990
(6) 169.45 ft on 05/29/1991
(7) 168.81 ft on 02/21/1991
(8) 166.90 ft on 02/25/2019
(9) 166.35 ft on 02/14/2020
(10) 166.21 ft on 05/01/1991
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 166.35 ft on 02/14/2020
(2) 166.90 ft on 02/25/2019
(3) 162.28 ft on 12/10/2004
(4) 161.94 ft on 04/04/2000
(5) 161.28 ft on 04/24/1995
(6) 163.88 ft on 12/05/1991
(7) 169.45 ft on 05/29/1991
(8) 166.21 ft on 05/01/1991
(9) 168.81 ft on 02/21/1991
(10) 169.53 ft on 12/24/1990
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 136.20 ft on 08/23/2000
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166 Water starts to over flow the left bank and the road leading to Columbus.
163 All gates are open and the river flow is unobstructed above this stage.
162 Flooding of low lying areas along the river is occurring.
161 Minor overbank flooding begins to occur.

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