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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Lower Mississippi River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Yockanookany River near Kosciusko are issued routinely year-round.
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Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - near Ofahoma
Zoom Level:14
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 23
Moderate Flood Stage: 21.5
Flood Stage: 15
Action Stage: 14
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 23.06 ft on 04/13/1979
(2) 18.86 ft on 03/15/1975
(3) 18.72 ft on 03/29/1951
(4) 18.48 ft on 05/21/1983
(5) 18.47 ft on 06/11/2021
(6) 18.43 ft on 12/05/1982
(7) 18.04 ft on 12/19/1967
(8) 17.97 ft on 03/17/1973
(9) 17.83 ft on 01/21/1979
(10) 17.80 ft on 05/28/1991
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 18.47 ft on 06/11/2021
(2) 15.50 ft on 04/21/2020
(3) 15.82 ft on 04/14/2020
(4) 17.54 ft on 02/13/2020
(5) 16.19 ft on 01/14/2020
(6) 15.51 ft on 01/05/2020
(7) 15.54 ft on 10/31/2019
(8) 15.87 ft on 04/15/2019
(9) 16.68 ft on 03/13/2016
(10) 16.28 ft on 04/09/2014
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 0.10 ft on 09/03/1939
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36 Major flooding is occurring. Water is within a mile of downtown Kosciusko.
25.5 Many residents and several hundred acres of land just south and east of Kosciusko are affected by high water.
23.1 Water begins to affect a few residents in South Kosciusko just north of Love Road and west of Tipton Street.
21.5 A large section of the Natchez Trace Parkway south of Kosciusko is underwater.
20.5 Munson crossing is underwater. Flood waters reach the underclearence of the State Highway 35 bridge.
18.5 A small section of the Natchez Trace Parkway is closed south of Kosicusko.
18 Natchez Trace Parkway Commission prepares to close the parkway south of Kosciusko due to flood water
17 Water covers most land areas along the Nathez Trace Parkway.
16 Some homes several miles upstream of the Highway 19 bridge are affected by water.
15 Water approaches the Natchez Trace Parkway south of Kosciusko. Water floods lowlands alongthe reach of the river.
(1) Upstream view from the Highway 35 Bridge - Stage 4.1 feet
(2) Downstream view from Highway 35 bridge - stage 4.1 feet

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