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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Lower Mississippi River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Coldwater River near Sarah are issued routinely year-round.
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Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - at Marks
Zoom Level:14
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 28
Moderate Flood Stage: 24
Flood Stage: 18
Action Stage: 17
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 25.00 ft on 04/20/1973
(2) 23.92 ft on 12/20/2002
(3) 23.55 ft on 05/18/2003
(4) 23.40 ft on 05/03/1984
(5) 22.76 ft on 02/24/2019 (P)
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 22.76 ft on 02/24/2019 (P)
(2) 18.92 ft on 12/23/2017
(3) 12.61 ft on 03/03/2014
(4) 20.24 ft on 01/23/2006
(5) 20.51 ft on 04/12/2005
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) -3.10 ft on 09/23/1999
(2) -3.00 ft on 10/20/1983
(3) -2.30 ft on 07/17/1982
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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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31.5 Flood waters over top the levee system on the right bank. Evacuations become necessary.
29 Roads east of the river between the river and the railroad tracks are flooded and may be impassible.
27 Many homes and roads are flooding.
23 Numerous homes in Marks are flooding.
21 Extensive flooding is occurring near Marks.
20 Several homes in Marks are flooded. Farm land flooding is widepread.
18 Low-lying farm land near the river begins to flood.
Photos
(1) View upstream (stage = 4.6 ft)
(2) View downstream (stage=4.6 ft)
(3) View east
(4) View west
(5) Equipment shelter

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