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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 Fulton are issued routinely year-round.
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Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - at Bigbee
Zoom Level:16
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 28
Moderate Flood Stage: 25
Flood Stage: 20
Action Stage: 16
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 27.72 ft on 05/27/1991
(2) 25.75 ft on 03/22/1955
(3) 24.42 ft on 02/24/2019 (P)
(4) 24.18 ft on 02/12/1991
(5) 23.70 ft on 12/27/1982
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 24.42 ft on 02/24/2019 (P)
(2) 16.75 ft on 04/29/2014
(3) 17.80 ft on 04/08/2005
(4) 21.24 ft on 12/08/2004
(5) 17.14 ft on 10/20/2004
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 0.87 ft on 08/12/1930
(2) 1.85 ft on 09/28/1964
(3) 1.92 ft on 08/05/1965
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28 Numerous secondary roads are flooded and evacuations are necessary.
25 Extensive agricultural flooding is occurring. Evacuations may be necessary for residents living near the river.
23 Widespread flooding along the river is in progress. Agricultural land and a few homes south of New Highway 78 will be affected.
21 Low-lying secondary roads near the river begin to flood. Equipment and livestock should be moved to higher ground and residents near the river may need to take additional flood precautions.
20 Most low-lying agricultural land along the river is flooding and access may be restricted in low-lying areas.
18.5 Most lowland between the old river and the Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway is flooding.
16 Flooding of low-lying areas between the river channels is occurring.
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