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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Lower Mississippi River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Comite River near Olive Branch are issued routinely year-round.
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Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - near Comite Joor Rd.
Zoom Level:14
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 24
Moderate Flood Stage: 22
Flood Stage: 19
Action Stage: 16
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 26.96 ft on 08/13/2016
(2) 23.37 ft on 03/18/1961
(3) 22.88 ft on 04/22/1977
(4) 22.60 ft on 02/06/1943
(5) 22.45 ft on 04/13/1955
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 10.83 ft on 05/09/2019
(2) 8.75 ft on 12/28/2018
(3) 19.40 ft on 10/23/2017
(4) 26.96 ft on 08/13/2016
(5) 14.00 ft on 03/12/2016
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) -0.98 ft on 11/16/2014
(2) -0.89 ft on 10/19/2015
(3) -0.89 ft on 10/12/2015
(4) -0.88 ft on 11/11/2012
(5) -0.75 ft on 11/12/2013
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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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26.96 Flood of Record occurred August 13, 2016. Widespread flooding of agricultural lands will occur and LA Highway 67 will be inundated.
23 Homes along Louisiana Highway 67 and in the area between the Comite River and Little Sandy Creek will flood. Some secondary roads are subject to washouts. There will be extensive flooding of farm land.
22 There is extensive flooding of farm land. Secondary roads upstream and downstream from the Highway 67 Bridge crossing will flood. Pretty Creek will back up threatening homes in the western part of the city of Clinton.
20 Pretty Creek will back up threatening homes in the western part of the city of Clinton. Pasture and crop land near the river will be flooded.
19 Pasture and crop land near the river will be flooded.

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