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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Lower Mississippi River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Little River of Louisiana near Rochelle are issued routinely year-round.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 42
Moderate Flood Stage: 38
Flood Stage: 32
Action Stage: 31.5
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 50.10 ft on 03/13/2016
(2) 45.88 ft on 12/29/1982
(3) 43.80 ft on 04/26/1995
(4) 42.46 ft on 02/01/1999
(5) 41.69 ft on 04/04/1989
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 38.31 ft on 04/26/2020
(2) 37.67 ft on 02/23/2020
(3) 34.05 ft on 04/04/2018
(4) 38.11 ft on 02/28/2018
(5) 33.05 ft on 09/05/2017
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 4.63 ft on 10/26/1987
(2) 4.66 ft on 10/20/1990
(3) 4.88 ft on 10/06/1982
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50 Record flooding of several thousands of acres.
46 There will be flooding of numerous homes with several thousand acres of land inundated as well. All roadways closed or severely flooded with Georgetown, Zenoria, Rochelle, and Tullos communities isolated.
44 Severe flooding of several thousand acres with several homes facing flooding. U.S. Highway 165 will be flooded and closed and several communities will be isolated by high water. Several homes in the Georgetown, Tullos, Zenoria, and Rochelle communities will be flooded by high water.
42 Homes impacted near the Zenoria and Rochelle communities.
40 Travel by boat will become necessary in a few locations due to flooded access roads.
38 Ebenezer Tab Road overflows.
35 Expect considerable lowland flooding of hunting camps.
32 Expect minor lowland flooding with some camps and recreational areas facing flooding.
28 Expect minor lowland flooding of low water bridges and oilfield operations near Tullos, Louisiana.

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