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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 Philadelphia/at Burnside are issued routinely year-round.
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Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - at Edinburg
Zoom Level:14
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 23
Moderate Flood Stage: 16
Flood Stage: 13
Action Stage: 12
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 23.60 ft on 04/13/1979
(2) 21.50 ft on 01/01/1935
(3) 19.77 ft on 05/21/1983
(4) 18.55 ft on 02/12/2020
(5) 18.32 ft on 02/23/2003
(6) 17.75 ft on 04/04/2000
(7) 17.59 ft on 02/07/2004
(8) 17.40 ft on 04/08/2014
(9) 17.29 ft on 04/30/1991
(10) 17.12 ft on 02/01/1999
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 16.40 ft on 03/06/2020
(2) 18.55 ft on 02/12/2020
(3) 16.32 ft on 01/16/2020
(4) 16.66 ft on 01/05/2020
(5) 15.64 ft on 11/01/2019
(6) 15.35 ft on 01/05/2019
(7) 15.74 ft on 12/30/2018
(8) 15.66 ft on 04/05/2017
(9) 14.62 ft on 04/12/2016
(10) 16.74 ft on 03/13/2016
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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24.7 Water is affecting Burnside Community.
24 Burnside Water Park and several thousand acres of land north and South of the river are flooded.
19.5 Water reaches the underclearance of the State Highway 15 bridge.
17 The open air pavilion at Burnside Lake Water Park is inundated.
16 The open air pavilion in Burnside Lake Water Park begins to flood.
15 Most of the camping areas and roadways in Burnside Lake Water Park are covered by flood water.
14 Water begins to cover some of the Burnside Lake Water Park roadways and camp areas.
13 Water begins to affect Burnside Lake Water Park.
(1) Upstream view from the Highway 15 Bridge - Stage 6.59 feet
(2) Downstream view from Highway 15 bridge - stage 6.59

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