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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Lower Mississippi River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Biloxi River near Lyman are issued routinely year-round.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 18
Moderate Flood Stage: 16
Flood Stage: 12
Action Stage: 10
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 20.95 ft on 05/10/1995
(2) 19.23 ft on 08/30/2012
(3) 18.50 ft on 09/01/1957
(4) 18.24 ft on 09/29/1998
(5) 17.45 ft on 04/28/2016
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 16.51 ft on 05/13/2019
(2) 14.02 ft on 01/24/2019
(3) 17.08 ft on 04/15/2018
(4) 16.98 ft on 06/12/2017
(5) 14.00 ft on 08/12/2016
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 0.68 ft on 10/30/2018
(2) 1.00 ft on 08/30/2000
(3) 1.57 ft on 01/18/2019
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20.95 Flood of Record occurred on May 10, 1995. Major flooding will occur along the river. Several bridges and roads may be washed out. Evacuation of Biloxi River Estates, Retreat Village, Oakridge Manor, Rolling Acres, and Riverland Village is strongly recommended. Sections of MS Highway 605 will be impassable.
17 There will be major flooding on Loraine Road near the Lorraine Road bridge. Major roads will be closed including Lamey Bridge Road and Old Highway 49 at the Little Biloxi River. Major flooding will occur in Retreat and Riverland Village Subdivisions.
16 Major flooding will occur in Retreat and Riverland Village Subdivisions at the 16 foot stage. Homes on lower Fisherman Trail will remain flooded and lower River Road will be impassable.
14 At 14 feet homes on lower Fisherman Trail will begin to flood and lower River Road will be impassable. Driving on Loraine Road will be hazardous due to the high water.
13 Loraine Road will begin to flood at 13 feet making driving hazardous. River Road near Three Rivers Road bridge will begin to flood.
12 River Road near Three Rivers Road bridge will begin to flood.
9 The river will be bankfull at the Three Rivers Road bridge.
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