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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Lower Mississippi River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Saline River at Rye are issued routinely year-round.
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Upstream Gauge - at Benton Upstream Gauge Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - at Warren
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 30
Moderate Flood Stage: 29
Flood Stage: 26
Action Stage: 24
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 31.40 ft on 05/18/1968
(2) 30.80 ft on 12/31/1987
(3) 30.50 ft on 04/01/1927
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 30.22 ft on 02/28/2018
(2) 30.02 ft on 12/29/2009
(3) 27.49 ft on 11/03/2009
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 3.84 ft on 09/27/1954
(2) 4.10 ft on 09/16/1980
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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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30 A few houses and numerous cabins along the river in Ashley, Bradley, and Drew counties may be inundated or isolated. In December 2009 the river crested at 30 ft.
29 Railroad Bridge across the river east of Warren effected. State Highway 8 in Eastern Bradley County may be flooded. State Highway 8 Bridge at Longview between Ashley and Bradley counties and numerous county roads along the river flooded.
28 County roads in Southwestern Drew and Eastern Bradley counties may be flooded. Some homes and cabins may be isolated by high water.
26 County roads in Eastern Bradley County flooded. Move equipment and other property out of low lying areas of the floodplain.
18 Marsh and timberlands along the river flooded. Logging equipment should be moved to higher ground.

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