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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Lower Mississippi River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Bayou Macon near Como are issued routinely year-round.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 75
Moderate Flood Stage: 70
Flood Stage: 62
Action Stage: 61
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 64.48 ft on 09/05/2008
(2) 63.75 ft on 02/21/2020
(3) 63.39 ft on 04/01/2016
(4) 62.00 ft on 03/13/2016
(5) 61.85 ft on 04/24/1995
(6) 61.56 ft on 01/14/2013
(7) 61.52 ft on 10/17/2007
(8) 61.18 ft on 04/24/2020
(9) 60.91 ft on 01/05/2019
(10) 60.35 ft on 10/20/2006
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 58.97 ft on 10/13/2020
(2) 61.18 ft on 04/24/2020
(3) 63.75 ft on 02/21/2020
(4) 59.48 ft on 01/19/2020
(5) 60.25 ft on 05/12/2019
(6) 60.29 ft on 04/14/2019
(7) 58.03 ft on 02/28/2019
(8) 60.91 ft on 01/05/2019
(9) 60.01 ft on 02/27/2018
(10) 57.32 ft on 04/05/2017
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 36.01 ft on 07/02/2007
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75 Major flooding of farm and agricultural land is occurring. Hundreds of thousands acres of land are underwater.
70 Extensive flooding of farm and agricultural land is occurring.
65 Widespread flooding of farm and agricultural land is occurring. Several thousand acres are inundated.
62 Minor overbank flooding is occurring along and near the river.

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