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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Lower Mississippi River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Chickasawhay River near Waynesboro are issued routinely year-round.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 48
Moderate Flood Stage: 45
Flood Stage: 35
Action Stage: 30
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 50.30 ft on 04/01/1900
(2) 47.90 ft on 02/26/1951
(3) 47.10 ft on 04/11/1938
(4) 42.24 ft on 12/22/1961
(5) 42.07 ft on 03/08/1979
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 37.31 ft on 12/29/2018
(2) 37.09 ft on 03/16/2016
(3) 38.94 ft on 03/12/2016
(4) 37.03 ft on 04/12/2014
(5) 29.11 ft on 02/11/1994
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 0.80 ft on 10/15/1976
(2) 0.80 ft on 10/16/1976
(3) 0.80 ft on 10/17/1976
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62 Water reaches bottom of Highway 84 bridge.
48.5 USGS 50 year flood.
47.9 Several businesses and homes affected by high water.
45 Flooding of roads in the area will occur. In addition flooding of some buildings in the area will likely occur.
35 Widespread flooding of lowlands will occur.

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