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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Lower Mississippi River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Tallahatchie River near Lambert are issued routinely year-round.
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Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - at Locopolis
Zoom Level:16
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 37
Moderate Flood Stage: 35
Flood Stage: 32
Action Stage: 31
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 35.54 ft on 01/30/1937
(2) 34.00 ft on 05/11/1991
(3) 33.51 ft on 02/28/2019 (P)
(4) 32.95 ft on 12/27/2002
(5) 32.80 ft on 12/30/1982
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 33.51 ft on 02/28/2019 (P)
(2) 28.21 ft on 12/25/2017
(3) 26.74 ft on 03/30/2014
(4) 32.95 ft on 12/27/2002
(5) 32.12 ft on 10/15/2002
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 5.80 ft on 09/07/1936
(2) 7.30 ft on 10/29/1942
(3) 9.80 ft on 10/03/2000
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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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36.5 Most of Marks and Lambert will be flooded unless protected by sand bags. Many roads are covered by flood water.
34.5 Widespread flooding in northern Quitman County is in progress. Numerous homes, businesses, and roads are flooded. Most agricultural land along both banks is inundated.
33.5 Flooding is occurring around Marks and Lambert.
32 Low-lying farmland in northern Quitman County is flooded.
31 Flooding begins in low-lying farmland.
(1) View downstream (stage = 29 ft)
(2) View upstream (stage = 29 ft)
(3) View west
(4) Upstream side of bridge (stage = 29 ft)

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