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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 Monticello are issued routinely year-round.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 33
Moderate Flood Stage: 25
Flood Stage: 22
Action Stage: 21
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 34.08 ft on 04/20/1979
(2) 32.28 ft on 04/14/1974
(3) 31.76 ft on 02/22/2020
(4) 30.53 ft on 04/09/1983
(5) 30.50 ft on 03/31/1980
(6) 29.64 ft on 12/25/1961
(7) 29.59 ft on 05/06/1991
(8) 29.44 ft on 01/07/1950
(9) 29.24 ft on 01/25/1990
(10) 29.10 ft on 02/23/2003
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 25.75 ft on 04/15/2021 (P)
(2) 24.00 ft on 03/26/2021 (P)
(3) 26.65 ft on 04/27/2020
(4) 26.18 ft on 03/17/2020
(5) 31.76 ft on 02/22/2020
(6) 27.29 ft on 02/06/2020
(7) 28.75 ft on 01/19/2020
(8) 26.02 ft on 05/14/2019
(9) 25.97 ft on 04/21/2019
(10) 24.94 ft on 03/02/2019
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 3.10 ft on 10/20/1968
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30.5 Water enters some homes near the catfish farm on Old Highway 27 which is 6 miles north of Monticello.
28.5 The entire Atwood Water Park is under water.
26.5 Flooding occurs near the Highway 84 bridge at the Atwood Water Park.
26 Water covers Old Highway 27 about 7 miles north of Monticello near Saint James Missionary Baptist Church.
25 Water begins to flood lower portions of Cooper's Ferry Park in Monticello.
24 Water appears in low areas in the extreme eastern portion of the city of Monticello.
22 Water inundates some lowland and agricultural land near the river.
20 Water begins to enter some lowland pasture land in the vicinity of Monticello .

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