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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Lower Mississippi River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Pigeon River at Newport are issued routinely year-round.
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Upstream Gauge - at Canton Upstream Gauge
Zoom Level:14
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 12
Moderate Flood Stage: 10
Flood Stage: 8
Action Stage: 6
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 23.40 ft on 02/28/1902
(2) 18.90 ft on 09/17/2004
(3) 17.75 ft on 09/08/2004
(4) 17.67 ft on 05/07/2003
(5) 17.53 ft on 02/06/2020 (P)
(6) 15.75 ft on 08/18/2021 (P)
(7) 15.63 ft on 04/13/2020 (P)
(8) 14.22 ft on 01/16/2013
(9) 14.07 ft on 01/18/2013
(10) 12.53 ft on 02/23/2019 (P)
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 15.75 ft on 08/18/2021 (P)
(2) 11.09 ft on 03/26/2021 (P)
(3) 15.63 ft on 04/13/2020 (P)
(4) 17.53 ft on 02/06/2020 (P)
(5) 12.53 ft on 02/23/2019 (P)
(6) 8.57 ft on 02/21/2019 (P)
(7) 8.20 ft on 05/29/2018 (P)
(8) 9.80 ft on 02/11/2018 (P)
(9) 10.30 ft on 10/24/2017
(10) 9.40 ft on 04/24/2017 (P)
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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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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23.4 Flood of Record.
18 Level of berm in yard on right bank, across from gage. No damage to house, but Jimtown Road (under Southern RR bridge) impassable.
17 Portions of State Road 73 southeast of Newport are flooded.
14 Flooding occurs on the north side of River Street in Newport. The river walk behind Main Street in downtown Newport begins to take water in places.
8 Minor flooding occurs downstream from gage on Highway 25/70 and in the community of Edwina. Jimtown Road may be affected.

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