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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Lower Mississippi River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Buffalo River near Lobelville are issued routinely year-round.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 22
Moderate Flood Stage: 18
Flood Stage: 14
Action Stage: 10
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 26.00 ft on 05/02/2010
(2) 25.23 ft on 05/28/1991
(3) 21.45 ft on 05/08/2003
(4) 20.40 ft on 03/23/1955
(5) 20.30 ft on 02/16/2003
(6) 20.27 ft on 01/25/2002
(7) 20.20 ft on 02/20/1991
(8) 20.16 ft on 12/03/1991
(9) 20.10 ft on 03/14/1975
(10) 19.91 ft on 02/24/2019
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 19.91 ft on 02/24/2019
(2) 26.00 ft on 05/02/2010
(3) 12.50 ft on 04/08/2005
(4) 11.33 ft on 02/22/2005
(5) 11.82 ft on 01/15/2005
(6) 13.10 ft on 12/24/2004
(7) 17.48 ft on 12/02/2004
(8) 12.32 ft on 10/20/2004
(9) 11.20 ft on 04/22/2004
(10) 11.16 ft on 03/07/2004
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 0.35 ft on 08/18/1953
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16 Flood waters cover Route 438 south of Lobelville near Beardstown and it may be impassable. Extensive agricultural land along the river is flooded as well.
14 Gilmer Bridge Rd and Russell Creek Rd begin to flood. Leeper Bottom and Qualls Bend Rd become flooded as well. Water approaches portions of Highway 438 south of Lobelville near Beardstown.
12 Portions of secondary roads near Old Highway 13 are inundated.
10 Water inundates low lying areas and agricultural land along the river.
(1) Flooding near Hwy 13 gage
(2) agricultural bottomland flooding near Lobelville
(3) Gage House Along HWY 13
(4) Upstream View
(5) Downstream View

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