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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Lower Mississippi River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Tickfaw River at Holden are issued routinely year-round.
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Upstream Gauge - at Montpelier Upstream Gauge
Zoom Level:16
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 21
Moderate Flood Stage: 19
Flood Stage: 15
Action Stage: 14
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 22.16 ft on 08/13/2016
(2) 21.04 ft on 04/07/1983
(3) 20.37 ft on 05/23/1974
(4) 20.23 ft on 03/13/2016
(5) 20.18 ft on 04/22/1977
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 15.78 ft on 08/27/2022
(2) 17.16 ft on 09/19/2021
(3) 18.82 ft on 09/02/2021
(4) 16.25 ft on 04/17/2021
(5) 15.33 ft on 05/12/2019
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) -0.10 ft on 08/31/2000
(2) 0.00 ft on 10/31/2000
(3) 0.41 ft on 11/01/2010
(4) 0.65 ft on 07/21/2008
(5) 0.76 ft on 03/01/2011
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Latitude/Longitude Disclaimer: The gauge location shown in the above map is the approximate location based on the latitude/longitude coordinates provided to the NWS by the gauge owner.
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22.16 Flood of Record occurred on August 13, 2016. Water will inundate Highway 190 bridge. The bridge will be in danger of structural damage as debris is carried downstream in strong, swift current. Access roads will be impassable. Evacuations will be necessary. Interstate 12 will be flooded.
21 Many secondary roads will be under water and closed due to high water.
20 Property in low areas along the river from Interstate 12 north to Parish Road 1036 will flood.
15 Wooded areas in the vicinity of the Highway 190 bridge will be inundated.
12 Tickfaw State Park, located downstream of the Holden gage, will close.
11 Flooding will expand downstream in the Tickfaw State Park. All campgrounds will close.
9 Areas downstream in the Tickfaw State Park will begin to flood, primarily in the Tent Area.

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