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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Lower Mississippi River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Hatchie River near Bolivar are issued routinely year-round.
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Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - at Rialto
Zoom Level:14
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 28
Moderate Flood Stage: 20
Flood Stage: 18
Action Stage: 12
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 21.53 ft on 02/15/1948
(2) 21.29 ft on 12/02/2001
(3) 21.11 ft on 02/25/2019 (P)
(4) 20.66 ft on 01/13/1974
(5) 20.61 ft on 12/30/1983
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 21.11 ft on 02/25/2019 (P)
(2) 15.90 ft on 12/26/2017
(3) 16.65 ft on 02/08/2014
(4) 17.38 ft on 01/16/2013
(5) 15.03 ft on 03/16/2012
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 0.60 ft on 09/02/1943
(2) 3.66 ft on 08/09/1966
(3) 3.74 ft on 08/02/1968
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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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28 Water is flowing across Highway 18 near the river. Secondary roads and maintenance roads are flooded.
21 Water is reaching the edge of Highway 18 northeast of Bolivar.
20.5 Some businesses along Margin Street are flooding.
20 Water is flowing over Highway 64 east of Bolivar.
19 Water starts to flood homes on River Road.
18 Low-lying land near the river is flooding.
(1) View east (stage = 17 feet)
(2) View west (stage = 17 feet)
(3) View downstream
(4) View upstream

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