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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Lower Mississippi River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Black River at Jonesville L&D are issued routinely year-round.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 60
Moderate Flood Stage: 52
Flood Stage: 50
Action Stage: 49
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 64.50 ft on 05/03/1927
(2) 59.65 ft on 05/17/1973
(3) 55.30 ft on 05/14/1991
(4) 55.01 ft on 05/16/1975
(5) 54.50 ft on 05/22/2019
(6) 53.70 ft on 03/22/2016
(7) 53.60 ft on 02/06/1974
(8) 53.60 ft on 04/26/2019
(9) 53.50 ft on 01/09/1983
(10) 53.50 ft on 04/29/1979
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 50.80 ft on 04/26/2020
(2) 50.90 ft on 02/29/2020
(3) 54.50 ft on 05/22/2019
(4) 53.60 ft on 04/26/2019
(5) 51.30 ft on 04/23/2019
(6) 50.40 ft on 03/17/2019
(7) 49.09 ft on 01/15/2019
(8) 52.80 ft on 03/19/2018
(9) 53.70 ft on 03/22/2016
(10) 52.07 ft on 03/18/2016
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 5.60 ft on 08/17/1977
(2) 7.60 ft on 10/22/1992
(3) 7.90 ft on 10/06/1994
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67.09 The Little River Recreation Area is inaccessible.
66 The second floor of the control house at Jonesville Lock and Dam is flooded.
61.1 Jonesville Landing Recreation Area is inaccessible.
61 The Harrisonburg Recreation Area is inaccessible.
59 The Clayton Recreation Area is inaccessible.
58 The Jonesville Lock and Dam Recreation Area is inaccessible.
52.7 The Fort Necessity Recreation Area is inaccessible.
52 Backwater flooding on right bank threatens residences.
51.4 The Columbia Recreation Area is inaccessible.
50 Highway 124 south near the town of Larto starts to flood. Backwater flooding begins in unprotected areas on right bank.
42 Water begins to top the lock.
40 Access Road to lock begins to flood on the riverside of levee.
39.5 Locking operations ceases at the lock and dam.

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