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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Lower Mississippi River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Bouie Creek near Hattiesburg are issued routinely year-round.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 28
Moderate Flood Stage: 24
Flood Stage: 18
Action Stage: 17
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 33.50 ft on 04/01/1900
(2) 28.18 ft on 04/14/1974
(3) 26.54 ft on 02/22/1961
(4) 26.53 ft on 05/14/1990
(5) 26.13 ft on 03/12/2016
(6) 25.70 ft on 03/21/1943
(7) 25.21 ft on 04/13/1980
(8) 23.21 ft on 03/30/1980
(9) 22.70 ft on 03/04/2001
(10) 22.11 ft on 01/26/1990
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 21.60 ft on 12/29/2018
(2) 26.13 ft on 03/12/2016
(3) 19.06 ft on 02/13/2013
(4) 19.64 ft on 08/31/2012
(5) 18.93 ft on 03/10/2011
(6) 18.71 ft on 04/13/2009
(7) 18.72 ft on 03/28/2009
(8) 21.49 ft on 04/01/2005
(9) 18.64 ft on 02/24/2003
(10) 18.71 ft on 09/04/2001
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 2.40 ft on 09/16/1972
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33 Water begins to cover the southbound lanes of Highway 49 near the river.
28 Extensive flooding across the area. Several thousand acres of lowland, forest and agricultural land are inundated. Several residences and businesses are also being affected by high water.
27 Several thousand acres of forest land becomes inundated.
24.5 Extensive lowland flooding is occurring for several miles along the river.
22 Widespread lowland flooding is occurring along the river. Water begins to enter several buildings about 1/2 mile upstream of the Highway 49 bridge.
18 Low land flooding begins near the river.

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