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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Lower Mississippi River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Comite River near Comite Joor Rd. are issued routinely year-round.
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Upstream Gauge - near Olive Branch Upstream Gauge
Zoom Level:16
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 28
Moderate Flood Stage: 25
Flood Stage: 20
Action Stage: 16
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 34.22 ft on 08/14/2016
(2) 30.99 ft on 06/09/2001
(3) 29.72 ft on 04/07/1983
(4) 27.58 ft on 01/21/1993
(5) 27.45 ft on 09/04/2008
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 23.80 ft on 05/10/2019
(2) 22.53 ft on 12/28/2018
(3) 20.95 ft on 01/28/2018
(4) 20.93 ft on 01/20/2017
(5) 34.22 ft on 08/14/2016
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) -2.38 ft on 08/29/2009
(2) -2.29 ft on 06/29/2012
(3) -2.18 ft on 11/03/2012
(4) -2.18 ft on 11/11/2012
(5) -2.13 ft on 09/01/2011
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34.22 Flood of Record occurred on Agust 14, 2016. Widespread flooding will occur and evacuations will be necessary. Surrounding roads will be inundated, including LA Highway 946/Joor Road, along with parts of Greenwell Springs Rd. and surrounding neighborhoods. Water will back up on Jones Bayou, Blackwater Bayou, and Hurricane Creek.
30 There will be widespread major flooding of neighborhoods between the Comite River and Beaver Bayou. Water will back up on tributaries. Water will cover sections of major roads, including LA Highway 37 and Joor Road.
25 Subdivisions between the Comite River and Beaver Bayou will have moderate flooding. High water will prevent recreational and industrial activity from Louisiana Highway 64 downstream to the Amite River junction. Farm animals and equipment should be moved to higher ground.
20 High water will prevent recreational and industrial activity from Louisiana Highway 64 downstream to the Amite River junction. Farm animals and equipment should be moved to higher ground.

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