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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 Liverpool are issued routinely year-round.
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Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - at Montpelier
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 12
Moderate Flood Stage: 11
Flood Stage: 9
Action Stage: 9
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 13.76 ft on 08/12/2016
(2) 13.30 ft on 04/06/1983
(3) 13.17 ft on 01/21/1993
(4) 12.50 ft on 01/27/1994
(5) 12.47 ft on 03/11/2016
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 9.76 ft on 04/19/2019
(2) 9.72 ft on 01/28/2018
(3) 9.24 ft on 04/04/2017
(4) 13.76 ft on 08/12/2016
(5) 12.47 ft on 03/11/2016
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 1.50 ft on 08/30/2000
(2) 1.60 ft on 10/06/2000
(3) 1.76 ft on 10/09/1968
(4) 1.86 ft on 09/30/1994
(5) 1.95 ft on 09/23/1993
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13.76 Flood of Record occurred on August 12, 2016. Widespread flooding will occur and some evacuations will be necessary. Water may cover portion of LA Highways 38, 441, and 43.
13 Major flooding of the river basin will occur. There will be major flooding of roads and buildings. Mill Creek will back up causing flooding north of Louisiana Highway 38. Evacuation is recommended for persons east of Louisiana Highway 43 from Easleyville downstream to Montpelier. In 1983, 12,800 acres were inundated during record flooding.
12 There will be major flooding of roads and buildings. Mill Creek will back up causing flooding north of Louisiana Highway 38. Evacuation is recommended for persons east of Louisiana Highway 43 from Easleyville downstream to Montpelier.
11 Low lying roads and buildings near the river along with pasture and crop land will flood.
9 Pastures and crop land adjacent to the river will flood. Rural areas near the river will be threatened with flooding.

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