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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 Bogalusa are issued routinely year-round.
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Upstream Gauge - near Columbia Upstream Gauge Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - near Pearl River
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 23
Moderate Flood Stage: 21
Flood Stage: 18
Action Stage: 16
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 23.23 ft on 04/24/1979
(2) 22.78 ft on 04/08/1983
(3) 22.75 ft on 03/13/2016
(4) 22.42 ft on 03/31/1980
(5) 22.17 ft on 05/11/1991
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 21.08 ft on 04/22/2019
(2) 21.23 ft on 12/30/2018
(3) 18.40 ft on 06/07/2017
(4) 15.30 ft on 08/16/2016
(5) 22.75 ft on 03/13/2016
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 4.80 ft on 10/31/1963
(2) 5.11 ft on 09/27/1963
(3) 5.36 ft on 09/15/1954
(4) 5.50 ft on 10/29/1943
(5) 5.63 ft on 09/19/1972
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23.23 Flood of Record occurred on April 24, 1979. Sections of LA Highways 10 and 21 will be inundated. Water will back up along Coburn Creek and Bogalusa Creek.
23 Flood of Record occurred on April 24, 1979. Property east of Louisiana Highway 21 along Bogalusa Creek will flood. Bogalusa Creek will back up threatening the Sewage Treatment Plant. Homes south of Bogalusa Creek and east of Highway 21 will flood. The city water treatment plant and property near City Hall will be threatened by flooding.
22 Woodlands and crop acreage along the river will be flooded. The Bogue Chitto Wildlife Management area will be inundated with water in recreational camps and over access roads. At 21 feet, property east of Highway 21 along Bogalusa Creek will begin to flood. Bogalusa Creek will back up threatening the Sewage Treatment Plant. Homes south of Bogalusa Creek and east of Highway 21 will flood.
21 Woodlands and crop acreage along the river will be flooded. The Bogue Chitto Wildlife Management area will be inundated with water in recreational camps and over access roads. At 21 feet, property east of Louisiana Highway 21 along Bogalusa Creek will begin to flood.
20 Woodlands and crop acreage along the river will be flooded. The Bogue Chitto Wildlife Management area will be inundated with water in recreational camps and over access roads.
18.5 Woodlands and crop acreage along the river will be flooded. The Bogue Chitto Wildlife Management area will be inundated with water in recreational camps and over access roads.
17 Woodlands and crop acreage along the river will be flooded.
16 Woodlands along the river and wildlife management property will be flooded.

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