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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Southeast River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Yellow River (AL) at Milligan are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 18
Moderate Flood Stage: 15
Flood Stage: 12
Action Stage: 7
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 23.92 ft on 10/01/1998
(2) 20.32 ft on 03/10/1998
(3) 19.00 ft on 03/18/1990
(4) 17.71 ft on 04/12/1975
(5) 17.18 ft on 07/09/1994
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 14.72 ft on 09/19/2020
(2) 13.55 ft on 09/17/2020
(3) 11.57 ft on 01/05/2017
(4) 14.49 ft on 12/27/2015
(5) 10.81 ft on 04/30/2014
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 0.59 ft on 10/30/1968
(2) 0.59 ft on 10/25/1968
(3) 0.59 ft on 10/24/1968
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26 Severe flooding will occur in Milligan with many homes flooded. Water will be up to the eaves of some homes. Water will be six to eight feet deep over the U.S. Highway 90 bridge.
20.3 Many homes on both sides of the river, along Antioch Road and east of U.S. Highway 90, flood with up to three feet of water in some homes on Antioch Road.
19.1 Water crosses Highway 90 on the east end of bridge.
18.6 Water crosses Highway 90 on the west end of bridge
18 Widespread flooding east of the U.S. Highway 90 bridge and downstream of the gage occurs. Numerous evacuations are required. U.S. Highway 90 and the L & N Railroad tracks start to flood.
15.4 Antioch Road is flooded.
15 Many homes near and east of the L & N Railroad tracks downstream of the U.S. Highway 90 bridge are flooded. Some evacuations are necessary.
14.5 Antioch road begins to flood.
14 Some homes downstream of the U.S. Highway 90 bridge and along A.L. Gillam Road begin to flood. Evacuations are necessary if higher stages are expected.
13 Water threatens home on Ellis and Antioch Roads.
12 Extensive overflow of lowlands will occur and a few rural roads in the area will become flooded.
11.5 Water flows over yards on Ellis Road.
9.9 Some minor overflow of low lying areas will occur. Water will enter some yards along Antioch Road in Milligan.
5.9 Water is over Ellis Road at the trellis.
5 Right bank overflows, mainly into swamp and marsh lands.

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