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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Southeast River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Tombigbee River near Amory are issued routinely year-round.
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Upstream Gauge - at Bigbee Upstream Gauge Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - at Aberdeen Lock and Dam
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 33
Moderate Flood Stage: 25
Flood Stage: 20
Action Stage: 19
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 34.65 ft on 03/17/1973
(2) 33.75 ft on 03/22/1955
(3) 33.15 ft on 12/28/1982
(4) 32.55 ft on 02/14/1948
(5) 32.32 ft on 02/24/2019 (P)
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 32.32 ft on 02/24/2019 (P)
(2) 14.73 ft on 03/29/2014
(3) 20.05 ft on 05/11/2006
(4) 24.02 ft on 01/23/2006
(5) 23.31 ft on 01/18/2006
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 3.17 ft on 08/06/1965
(2) 3.20 ft on 09/09/1962
(3) 3.38 ft on 10/21/1963
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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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35.5 Water begins to cover New Highway 6 between Amory and Bigbee near the river.
33 Water is covering Highway 278 west of Amory.
30 Highway 6 between Amory and Bigbee is flooded.
25 Widespread lowland and farm land flooding is occurring.
23 Most lowland and farm land near the river is flooded. Equipment and livestock may need to be moved to higher ground.
22 Lowland near the river is flooded.
20 Lowland flooding begins.
(1) View upstream (stage = 28.3 feet)
(2) View downstream (stage = 28.3 feet)
(3) Downstream side of bridge (stage = 28.3 feet)

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