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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Lower Mississippi River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Amite River near Darlington are issued routinely year-round.
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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) 22.54 ft on 08/13/2016
(2) 22.05 ft on 01/25/1990
(3) 21.76 ft on 04/22/1977
(4) 21.17 ft on 04/13/1955
(5) 20.29 ft on 04/07/1983
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 10.50 ft on 05/12/2019
(2) 10.07 ft on 01/28/2018
(3) 13.04 ft on 10/22/2017
(4) 10.25 ft on 04/04/2017
(5) 22.54 ft on 08/13/2016
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) -1.03 ft on 07/11/2016
(2) -1.02 ft on 09/19/2013
(3) -0.83 ft on 10/18/2015
(4) -0.82 ft on 10/07/2017
(5) -0.82 ft on 10/06/2017
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22.54 Flood of Record occurred on August 12, 2016. At this level, extensive flooding will develop. Several roads, including LA 10, will be inundated.
22 The river will be at the underside of the Louisiana Highway 10 bridge threatening the the structure with debris in swift current. Flooding of farmland and woodlands will extend about two miles either side of the main channel. Sand and gravel operations will be inundated. Industrial equipment should be moved to higher ground.
18 Sand and gravel operations will be inundated. Industrial equipment should be moved to higher ground.

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