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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Lower Mississippi River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Wolf River at Germantown are issued routinely year-round.
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Upstream Gauge - at Rossville Upstream Gauge
Zoom Level:14
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 28
Moderate Flood Stage: 25
Flood Stage: 20.5
Action Stage: 15
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 27.98 ft on 03/14/1975
(2) 26.91 ft on 04/29/2011
(3) 25.52 ft on 12/01/2001
(4) 25.12 ft on 03/12/2016
(5) 24.02 ft on 05/04/2010
(6) 23.15 ft on 03/03/1997
(7) 23.04 ft on 04/22/1973
(8) 22.94 ft on 12/28/1982
(9) 22.77 ft on 02/25/2019 (P)
(10) 22.67 ft on 01/24/1989
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 22.77 ft on 02/25/2019 (P)
(2) 19.46 ft on 09/01/2017
(3) 25.12 ft on 03/12/2016
(4) 15.77 ft on 11/18/2015
(5) 17.73 ft on 02/04/2014
(6) 18.79 ft on 05/22/2013
(7) 9.27 ft on 03/09/2012
(8) 26.91 ft on 04/29/2011
(9) 24.02 ft on 05/04/2010
(10) 14.69 ft on 07/31/2009
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 3.00 ft on 09/15/1972
(2) 3.10 ft on 10/30/1969
(3) 3.20 ft on 09/18/1999
(4) 3.20 ft on 10/07/1970
(5) 3.30 ft on 07/22/1971
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28 Numerous homes are flooding and roads are impassable. Fletcher Creek is backing up causing flooding in Bartlett. Evacuations are necessary.
27 Highways 205, 196, and 194 are flooded and impassable. Several homes are flooded. Fletcher Creek is backing up. Evacuations are necessary near the Wolf River.
25 Several homes near the Wolf River in the vicinity of Collierville are threatened. A large area of the Agricenter International farmland is flooded and Farm Road is closed. Water is over part of Collierville-Arlington Road. W. C. Johnson and Cameron Brown Parks are flooding. School ball fields east of Houston Levee Road are underwater. Ball fields at Southwest Tennessee Community College are flooded. The southwest parking lot of Baptist East Hospital is flooding.
24.5 Sports facilities on the west side of Southwest Tennessee Community College are flooded. Shelby Farms field southeast of the intersection of Walnut Grove Road and Farm Road is flooded near the hiking trail. The field north of Walnut Grove Road and west of Farm Road is flooded.
24 Fields in Shelby Farms are flooded nearly to Farm Road.
23 Greenways along the Wolf River are flooded in many locations.
22 Widespread lowland flooding is occurring. Greenways along the Wolf River are flooded.
21 Greenway flooding along the Wolf River is extensive from Houston Levee Road to Interstate 40.
20 Overbank flooding has started. Greenways along the Wolf River are flooding along with the fields southof the Agricenter.
19 Fields south of the Agricenter are starting to flood.
18 Greenway north of Wolf River Boulevard near Brown Park is flooded.
15 Some Greenways along the Wolf River are flooding.
(1) Farm Road Flooding West of Shop - 24.64 ft
(2) View upstream stage = 4.0 ft.
(3) View downstream stage = 4.0 ft.
(4) View looking north
(5) View looking south

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