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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Southeast River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Tombigbee River at Bigbee are issued routinely year-round.
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Upstream Gauge - near Fulton Upstream Gauge Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - near Amory
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 26
Moderate Flood Stage: 23
Flood Stage: 14
Action Stage: 13
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 27.64 ft on 03/17/1973
(2) 27.06 ft on 02/24/2019 (P)
(3) 25.73 ft on 12/28/1982
(4) 24.82 ft on 03/15/1975
(5) 24.23 ft on 12/05/1983
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 27.06 ft on 02/24/2019 (P)
(2) 7.84 ft on 03/03/2014
(3) 15.73 ft on 01/25/2006
(4) 15.13 ft on 01/18/2006
(5) 14.55 ft on 12/15/2005
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 1.83 ft on 09/10/1978
(2) 1.92 ft on 08/14/1981
(3) 1.99 ft on 10/07/1981
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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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32 Water begins to cover Highway 6 and the bridge over the Old Tombigbee River betwwen Bigbee and Amory.
24 Extensive flooding is occurring around the community of Bigbee. Evacuations will be neccessary.
23 Bigbee Road just west of the river will flood. Access to several homes will be restricted. Large area of farm land will flood west of the river.
20 Residential areas on Hood Road near the river are flooded. Extensive agricultural flooding is occurring.
18 Water is flowing over Hood Road. The flood plain between Town Creek and the Tombigbee River is flooded. Extensive agricultural flooding is occurring along Highway 6 near Bigbee.
17 Water is flowing over portions of Hood Road and extensive agricultural flooding is occurring.
14 Flooding of low-lying agricultural land is occurring.
13 Bottomland flooding is occurring.
(1) View upstream (stage = 23 feet)
(2) View downstream (stage = 23 feet)
(3) View east
(4) View west
(5) View of downstream side of bridge (stage = 23 feet)

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