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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 Swan Lake are issued routinely year-round.
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Upstream Gauge - at Locopolis Upstream Gauge
Zoom Level:16
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 37
Moderate Flood Stage: 33
Flood Stage: 26
Action Stage: 25
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 31.59 ft on 03/17/1973
(2) 30.30 ft on 12/29/1982
(3) 30.26 ft on 02/25/2019 (P)
(4) 29.25 ft on 01/04/2003
(5) 29.12 ft on 03/05/1997
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 30.26 ft on 02/25/2019 (P)
(2) 20.34 ft on 12/24/2017
(3) 19.85 ft on 02/13/2014
(4) 27.68 ft on 01/16/2005
(5) 28.15 ft on 12/11/2004
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 3.60 ft on 11/23/1959
(2) 5.40 ft on 05/09/1981
(3) 5.50 ft on 05/10/1986
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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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37 Residential flooding is occurring and numerous roads are flooding. Evacuations are necessary.
31 Farm land flooding is extensive and access will be restricted in low-lying areas.
28 Flooding is occurring on farm land near the river.
27 Farm land flooding is occurring near the river.
26 Low-lying farm land near the river is flooded.
(1) View upstream (stage = 16.7 ft)
(2) View downstream (stage = 16.7 ft)
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(5) Gage shelter

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