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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Lower Mississippi River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the West Hobolochitto Creek near McNeill are issued routinely year-round.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 20
Moderate Flood Stage: 18
Flood Stage: 15
Action Stage: 12
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 29.96 ft on 07/05/1916
(2) 24.96 ft on 12/15/1961
(3) 24.54 ft on 08/31/2012
(4) 23.43 ft on 01/21/1993
(5) 23.25 ft on 04/07/1983
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 22.97 ft on 05/12/2019
(2) 19.72 ft on 12/29/2018
(3) 17.14 ft on 06/05/2017
(4) 22.62 ft on 03/12/2016
(5) 18.71 ft on 02/24/2016
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 5.40 ft on 03/01/2002
(2) 5.66 ft on 02/25/2011
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29.96 Flood of Record occurred on July, 5, 1916.
24 Widespread flooding will occur in Westchester Subdivision near Picayune. Many homes, business, and other buildings will be flooded. Evacuations will be necessary. Sections of MS Highway 43 will be impacted.
20 North Beech Road and Palestine Road in Picayune will be impassable. Several homes will be flooded in vicinity of the stream. Flooding threatens structures along MS Highway 43 near the bridge and fills culverts and ditches along bridge approach.
17 Some roads in the county inundated but passable. Homes in Westchester Subdivision, Picayune will be threatened. Water over a few roads in the city of Picayune will cause traffic problems. School bus traffic may need alternate routes. Beech Street and Westchester Subdivision below the confluence of the east and west branches will be subject to flooding in low places.
15 Some secondary roads near the stream north of Picayune will be inundated. Beech Street and Westchester Subdivision below the confluence of the east and west branches will be subject to flooding in low places.
12 Minor agricultural and forestry flooding will develop in rural areas.
10 Bank full with minor over bank flow will occur at low spots just below gage.

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