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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Lower Mississippi River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the White Oak Creek near Talco are issued routinely year-round.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 22
Moderate Flood Stage: 19
Flood Stage: 16
Action Stage: 15.5
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 22.90 ft on 03/31/1945
(2) 21.20 ft on 12/11/1971
(3) 20.39 ft on 12/28/2015
(4) 20.28 ft on 05/01/1966
(5) 19.86 ft on 01/24/1980
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 18.88 ft on 02/23/2018
(2) 19.34 ft on 08/15/2017
(3) 17.69 ft on 04/14/2017
(4) 19.09 ft on 05/01/2016
(5) 18.26 ft on 04/21/2016
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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22 Expect severe flooding with thousands of acres of land flooded. Cattle and farm equipment should moved to higher ground.
19 Expect considerable lowland flooding with some secondary roadways inundated. Ranchers that have cattle and equipment near the creek should move them to higher ground.
18 Minor lowland flooding. Move livestock and equipment to higher ground.
16 Expect minor lowland flooding of creek bottoms. Ranchers that may have cattle and equipment in the creek bottoms should move them to higher ground.

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During periods of possible very heavy rainfall, river forecasts may take into account precipitation amounts expected 30, 36, or even 48 hours into the future from the forecast issuance time.
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