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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 Greenwood are issued routinely year-round.
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Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - at Belzoni
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 40
Moderate Flood Stage: 36
Flood Stage: 35
Action Stage: 34
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 40.10 ft on 01/19/1932
(2) 40.00 ft on 02/22/1948
(3) 39.80 ft on 02/17/1946
(4) 38.90 ft on 01/21/1946
(5) 38.80 ft on 01/14/1949
(6) 38.70 ft on 03/22/1950
(7) 38.60 ft on 05/09/1991
(8) 38.40 ft on 01/02/1927
(9) 38.40 ft on 03/21/1973
(10) 38.40 ft on 04/05/1944
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 35.45 ft on 02/15/2020
(2) 37.21 ft on 02/26/2019
(3) 33.70 ft on 03/02/2018
(4) 32.54 ft on 03/15/2016
(5) 32.80 ft on 02/01/2002
(6) 33.70 ft on 01/28/2002
(7) 34.70 ft on 03/06/1997
(8) 37.10 ft on 06/01/1991
(9) 38.60 ft on 05/09/1991
(10) 35.20 ft on 04/30/1991
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) -0.10 ft on 11/01/1904
(2) 8.30 ft on 05/09/1986
(3) 8.70 ft on 08/20/1988
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42 Levee system protects city of Greenwood to 41.9 feet. Water begins to overflow the left bank. Water fills underclearance of the Fulton Street bridge.
36 Homes and property not protected by the Greenwood levee system in the county begin to flood.
35 Widespread flooding begins in areas not protected by Greenwood levee system.
33 Water begins to over flow over the right bank in a few areas along the river.
26 Low areas along the river begin to cover with water.

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