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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Southeast River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Mobile River at Barry Steam Plant are issued routinely year-round.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 22
Moderate Flood Stage: 17
Flood Stage: 12
Action Stage: 7
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 18.19 ft on 03/06/1961
(2) 17.72 ft on 04/25/1979
(3) 17.40 ft on 04/04/1980
(4) 16.50 ft on 02/27/1990
(5) 16.27 ft on 02/28/1990
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 12.23 ft on 04/08/2021
(2) 13.01 ft on 04/29/2020
(3) 12.05 ft on 04/27/2020
(4) 13.86 ft on 03/14/2020
(5) 15.13 ft on 02/26/2020
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) -15.00 ft on 06/04/1987
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17 Considerable flooding of lowlands in the area. Flooding at Barry Steam Plant occurs.
12 Considerable overflow of lowlands in the area. A few county roads become flooded.
11 One foot of water under about 25 houses on stilts in the Hurricane community.
10 River reaches bankfull.
8 About 25 houses in the Hurricane community are affected by rising water.

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