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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Lower Mississippi River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Little Tallahatchie River at Etta are issued routinely year-round.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 29
Moderate Flood Stage: 28
Flood Stage: 25
Action Stage: 20
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 31.15 ft on 02/23/2019 (P)
(2) 29.85 ft on 05/03/2010
(3) 29.41 ft on 11/30/2001
(4) 29.27 ft on 12/02/1991
(5) 29.02 ft on 05/19/1983
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 31.15 ft on 02/23/2019 (P)
(2) 23.80 ft on 04/03/2017
(3) 28.33 ft on 07/04/2015
(4) 25.00 ft on 02/05/2014
(5) 26.75 ft on 04/12/2013
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 1.18 ft on 09/11/1952
(2) 1.18 ft on 09/12/1952
(3) 7.70 ft on 09/17/2000
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29 The post office, businesses, and homes in the low-lying areas near the river in New Albany are flooded. Several homes along County Road 46 are flooded. Flood water is covering County Roads 46 and 47. Flood waters are approaching the level of State Road 355 near Etta.
28 Cropland flooding is very extensive and water begins to cover County Road 46. County Road 47 has 1 to 2 feet of water over the unpaved portions. Evacuations become necessary due to access problems.
26 County Road 47 near Mud Creek and Mill Creek has 6 to 12 inches of water over it. Several thousand acres of cropland are flooded.
25 Extensive cropland flooding is occurring, mainly between State Highway 30 and County Road 46. Water is beginning to cover the unpaved portion of Union County Road 47 near Mud Creek.
24 Widespread farmland flooding is beginning. Small tributary streams are causing backwater flooding between New Albany and State Highway 30.
20 Unprotected lowland along the river in western Union County is flooded.
(1) View downstream (stage = 8.8 ft)
(2) View downstream (stage = 20.9 ft)
(3) View upstream (stage = 8.8 ft)
(4) View upstream (stage = 20.9 ft)
(5) View east (stage = 20.9 ft)

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