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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Lower Mississippi River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Pearl River near Lena are issued routinely year-round.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 31
Moderate Flood Stage: 29
Flood Stage: 24
Action Stage: 23
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 32.70 ft on 04/17/1979
(2) 31.09 ft on 05/25/1983
(3) 29.36 ft on 12/20/1961
(4) 29.06 ft on 01/08/1950
(5) 28.57 ft on 03/31/1944
(6) 27.63 ft on 04/09/2003
(7) 27.51 ft on 02/24/2003
(8) 26.93 ft on 04/09/2014
(9) 26.36 ft on 03/14/2016 (P)
(10) 26.22 ft on 09/07/2011
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 25.48 ft on 04/05/2017
(2) 26.36 ft on 03/14/2016 (P)
(3) 21.69 ft on 05/02/2014
(4) 26.93 ft on 04/09/2014
(5) 23.73 ft on 05/05/2013
(6) 21.51 ft on 02/25/2013
(7) 23.19 ft on 02/15/2013
(8) 25.11 ft on 01/20/2013
(9) 23.55 ft on 03/25/2012
(10) 26.22 ft on 09/07/2011
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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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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31 River begins to approach chicken houses upstream of Highway 25 bridge.
28 Significant flooding of pastureland and agricultural land is occurring.
24 Minor flooding of agricultural and pasture land is occurring along the river.
15 River begins to over flow main channel.
Photos
(1) Upstream view from the Highway 25 Bridge - Stage 7.5 feet
(2) Wire Weight Gage

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