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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 at Locopolis are issued routinely year-round.
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Upstream Gauge - near Lambert Upstream Gauge Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - near Swan Lake
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 38
Moderate Flood Stage: 35.5
Flood Stage: 33
Action Stage: 32
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 36.39 ft on 03/17/1973
(2) 35.43 ft on 02/25/2019 (P)
(3) 35.30 ft on 02/21/1991
(4) 34.90 ft on 12/29/1982
(5) 34.63 ft on 02/06/1990
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 35.43 ft on 02/25/2019 (P)
(2) 29.19 ft on 12/21/2017
(3) 27.93 ft on 03/30/2014
(4) 34.19 ft on 02/16/2004
(5) 34.24 ft on 01/03/2003
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 10.97 ft on 01/06/1977
(2) 12.75 ft on 05/26/1996
(3) 13.43 ft on 07/24/1993
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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 Numerous secondary roads are covered by flood waters. Access to low-lying areas is restricted due to high water.
35 Significant amount of farm land and several homes near the river are flooded.
34 Widespread farm land flooding is occurring in Quitman and Tallahatchie Counties.
33 Flooding is occurring along both banks of the river.
32 Low-lying farm land near the river is flooded.
31 Low-lying farmland near the river is flooding.
(1) View upstream (stage = 24.2 ft)
(2) View downstream (stage = 24.2 ft)
(3) View northeast
(4) View to southwest
(5) Tallahatchie River bridge (stage = 24.2 ft)
(6) Equipment shelter

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