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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Lower Mississippi River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Chickasawhay River at Enterprise are issued routinely year-round.
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Zoom Level:14
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 41
Moderate Flood Stage: 30
Flood Stage: 25
Action Stage: 24
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 43.05 ft on 04/09/2003
(2) 42.94 ft on 02/23/1961
(3) 42.20 ft on 04/01/1900
(4) 41.90 ft on 04/14/1979
(5) 41.90 ft on 03/05/1979
(6) 41.56 ft on 02/17/1990
(7) 41.20 ft on 12/10/1919
(8) 41.00 ft on 04/08/1938
(9) 41.00 ft on 05/27/1909
(10) 40.70 ft on 02/05/1936
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 31.62 ft on 03/07/2020
(2) 28.50 ft on 02/08/2020
(3) 32.00 ft on 01/16/2020
(4) 28.02 ft on 01/05/2020
(5) 31.04 ft on 05/13/2019
(6) 29.19 ft on 02/22/2019
(7) 31.72 ft on 12/30/2018
(8) 28.33 ft on 06/25/2017
(9) 33.22 ft on 04/05/2017
(10) 34.70 ft on 03/13/2016
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 2.80 ft on 09/09/9999
(2) 3.95 ft on 08/30/1957
(3) 4.67 ft on 06/20/1993
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41 Water around 3 feet deep is covering a good portion of the center of the business block in eastern Enterprise and is about two feet deep over the GM&O Railroad tracks.
40 Flood water starts inundating numerous homes in east and west Enterprise and covers the football field at Enterprise high school.
39 Flood water crosses Old Mill Road in the town of Enterprise.
38.5 Flood water crosses Highway 513 near the GM&O Railroad tracks.
38 Much of east Enterprise is becoming inundated.
37 Water begins to affect several residences.
36 Flood water crosses River Road, County Road 320 near Longs Fish Camp.
34 Flood water crosses North Street near Confederate Cemetary in the town of Enterprise amd Front Street.
32 Flood water crosses River Road, County Road 320 near River Walk Gardens.
30 Water begins to cover several streets and roads.
25 Water beginning to overflow banks from the confluence of Chunky River and Okatibbee Creek to approximately 3 miles downstream.

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