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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Lower Mississippi River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Jourdan River at Kiln are issued routinely year-round.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 10
Moderate Flood Stage: 8
Flood Stage: 6
Action Stage: 5
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 19.97 ft on 08/29/2005
(2) 12.55 ft on 05/10/1995
(3) 10.73 ft on 08/29/2012
(4) 9.83 ft on 09/01/2008
(5) 9.46 ft on 08/31/2021
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 9.46 ft on 08/31/2021
(2) 6.89 ft on 06/20/2021
(3) 6.31 ft on 04/16/2021
(4) 7.76 ft on 10/28/2020 (P)
(5) 7.61 ft on 06/07/2020 (P)
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) -3.02 ft on 01/02/2008
(2) -2.69 ft on 03/02/2009
(3) -2.52 ft on 12/13/2010
(4) -2.47 ft on 01/12/2012
(5) -2.36 ft on 01/20/2019
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19.97 Flood of Record occurred on August 29,2005 in Hurricane Katrina. Devastating flooding will occur over the area. Most roadways will be inundated, including Interstate 10, along with MS Highways 43 and 603. Evacuations will be necessary.
12 Major flooding will occur downstream of Highway 43. The highway will be closed with deep swift water over the roadway north of the bridge.
10 Homes along the river on the south bank will flood. Water will be over the road near the bridge approach. Backwater flooding will threaten property east of Highway 43. Access to the river will be restricted.
8 The River Dock Restraunt will flood. Drainage ditches along Mississippi Highway 43 will be running full and near the shoulder of the road at the bridge approach. Water will cover most of the River Dock property and residential property on the south bank.
6 Water will cover most of the River Dock Resturant property and residential property on the south bank.
5 The boat dock at the River Dock Restaurant will be under water and property along both north and south banks will begin to flood.

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