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Village Creek (AL) at Avenue W in Ensley Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 2.03 ft at 5:15AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 5:30AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 5:45AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 6:00AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 6:15AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 6:30AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 6:45AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 7:00AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 7:15AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 7:30AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 7:45AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 8:00AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 8:15AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 8:30AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 8:45AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 9:00AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 9:15AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 9:30AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 9:45AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 10:00AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 10:15AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 10:30AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 10:45AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 11:00AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 11:15AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 11:30AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 11:45AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 12:00PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 12:15PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 12:30PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 12:45PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 1:00PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.04 ft at 1:15PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 1:30PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.06 ft at 1:45PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 2:00PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 2:15PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 2:30PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 2:45PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 3:00PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 3:15PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 3:30PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 3:45PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 4:00PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 4:15PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 4:30PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 4:45PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 5:00PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 5:15PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 5:30PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 5:45PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 6:00PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 6:15PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 6:30PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 6:45PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 7:00PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 7:15PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 7:30PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 7:45PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 8:00PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 8:15PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 8:30PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 8:45PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 9:00PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 9:15PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 9:30PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 9:45PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 10:00PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 10:15PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 10:30PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 10:45PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 11:00PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 11:15PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 11:30PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 11:45PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 12:00AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 12:15AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 12:30AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 12:45AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 1:00AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 1:15AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 1:30AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 2.07 ft at 1:45AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 2.06 ft at 2:00AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 2:15AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 2:30AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 2.04 ft at 2:45AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 2.04 ft at 3:00AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 2.04 ft at 3:15AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 3:30AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 3:45AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 4:00AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 4:15AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 4:30AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 4:45AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 2.03 ft at 5:00AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 2.04 ft at 5:15AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 2.04 ft at 5:30AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 2.04 ft at 5:45AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 2.04 ft at 6:00AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 2.04 ft at 6:15AM Oct 21, 2014Highest Observation: 2.09 ft at 2:30PM Oct 21, 2014Highest Observation: 2.09 ft at 2:45PM Oct 21, 2014Highest Observation: 2.09 ft at 3:00PM Oct 21, 2014Highest Observation: 2.09 ft at 3:15PM Oct 21, 2014Highest Observation: 2.09 ft at 3:30PM Oct 21, 2014Highest Observation: 2.09 ft at 3:45PM Oct 21, 2014Highest Observation: 2.09 ft at 4:00PM Oct 21, 2014Highest Observation: 2.09 ft at 4:15PM Oct 21, 2014Highest Observation: 2.09 ft at 4:30PM Oct 21, 2014Highest Observation: 2.09 ft at 4:45PM Oct 21, 2014Highest Observation: 2.09 ft at 5:00PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 5:15PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 5:30PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 5:45PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 6:00PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 6:15PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 6:30PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 6:45PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 7:00PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 7:15PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 7:30PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 7:45PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 8:00PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 8:15PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 8:30PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 8:45PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 9:00PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 9:15PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 9:30PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 9:45PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 10:00PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 10:15PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 10:30PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 10:45PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 11:00PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 11:15PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 11:30PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 11:45PM Oct 21, 2014Highest Observation: 2.09 ft at 12:00AM Oct 22, 2014Highest Observation: 2.09 ft at 12:15AM Oct 22, 2014Highest Observation: 2.09 ft at 12:30AM Oct 22, 2014Highest Observation: 2.09 ft at 12:45AM Oct 22, 2014Highest Observation: 2.09 ft at 1:00AM Oct 22, 2014Highest Observation: 2.09 ft at 1:15AM Oct 22, 2014Highest Observation: 2.09 ft at 1:30AM Oct 22, 2014Highest Observation: 2.09 ft at 1:45AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 2:00AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 2.07 ft at 2:15AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 2.06 ft at 2:30AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 2.06 ft at 2:45AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 3:00AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 3:15AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 3:30AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 3:45AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 4:00AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 4:15AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 4:30AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 2.04 ft at 4:45AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 2.04 ft at 5:00AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 5:15AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 2.04 ft at 5:30AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 2.04 ft at 5:45AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 2.04 ft at 6:00AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 2.04 ft at 6:15AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 2.04 ft at 6:30AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 2.04 ft at 6:45AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 2.04 ft at 7:00AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 7:15AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 7:30AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 7:45AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 8:00AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 8:15AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 8:30AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 8:45AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 9:00AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 9:15AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 9:30AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 2.05 ft at 9:45AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 2.06 ft at 10:00AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 2.07 ft at 10:15AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 10:30AM Oct 22, 2014Highest Observation: 2.09 ft at 10:45AM Oct 22, 2014Highest Observation: 2.09 ft at 11:00AM Oct 22, 2014Highest Observation: 2.09 ft at 11:15AM Oct 22, 2014Highest Observation: 2.09 ft at 11:30AM Oct 22, 2014Highest Observation: 2.09 ft at 11:45AM Oct 22, 2014Highest Observation: 2.09 ft at 12:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 12:15PM Oct 22, 2014Highest Observation: 2.09 ft at 12:30PM Oct 22, 2014Highest Observation: 2.09 ft at 12:45PM Oct 22, 2014Highest Observation: 2.09 ft at 1:00PM Oct 22, 2014Highest Observation: 2.09 ft at 1:15PM Oct 22, 2014Highest Observation: 2.09 ft at 1:30PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 1:45PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 2:00PM Oct 22, 2014Highest Observation: 2.09 ft at 2:15PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 2:30PM Oct 22, 2014Highest Observation: 2.09 ft at 2:45PM Oct 22, 2014Highest Observation: 2.09 ft at 3:00PM Oct 22, 2014Highest Observation: 2.09 ft at 3:15PM Oct 22, 2014Highest Observation: 2.09 ft at 3:30PM Oct 22, 2014Highest Observation: 2.09 ft at 3:45PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 4:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 4:15PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 4:30PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 4:45PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 5:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 5:15PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 5:30PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 5:45PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 6:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 6:15PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 6:30PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 6:45PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 7:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 2.07 ft at 7:15PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 2.07 ft at 7:30PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 2.07 ft at 7:45PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 2.07 ft at 8:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 2.07 ft at 8:15PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 2.07 ft at 8:30PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 2.07 ft at 8:45PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 2.07 ft at 9:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 9:15PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 9:30PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 9:45PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 10:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 10:15PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 2.08 ft at 10:30PM Oct 22, 2014Highest Observation: 2.09 ft at 10:45PM Oct 22, 2014Highest Observation: 2.09 ft at 11:00PM Oct 22, 2014Highest Observation: 2.09 ft at 11:15PM Oct 22, 2014Highest Observation: 2.09 ft at 11:30PM Oct 22, 2014Highest Observation: 2.09 ft at 11:45PM Oct 22, 2014Highest Observation: 2.09 ft at 12:00AM Oct 23, 2014Highest Observation: 2.09 ft at 12:15AM Oct 23, 2014Highest Observation: 2.09 ft at 12:30AM Oct 23, 2014Highest Observation: 2.09 ft at 12:45AM Oct 23, 2014Highest Observation: 2.09 ft at 1:00AM Oct 23, 2014Highest Observation: 2.09 ft at 1:15AM Oct 23, 2014Highest Observation: 2.09 ft at 1:30AM Oct 23, 2014Highest Observation: 2.09 ft at 1:45AM Oct 23, 2014Highest Observation: 2.09 ft at 2:00AM Oct 23, 2014Highest Observation: 2.09 ft at 2:15AM Oct 23, 2014Highest Observation: 2.09 ft at 2:30AM Oct 23, 2014Highest Observation: 2.09 ft at 2:45AM Oct 23, 2014Highest Observation: 2.09 ft at 3:00AM Oct 23, 2014Highest Observation: 2.09 ft at 3:15AM Oct 23, 2014Highest Observation: 2.09 ft at 3:30AM Oct 23, 2014Highest Observation: 2.09 ft at 3:45AM Oct 23, 2014Highest Observation: 2.09 ft at 4:00AM Oct 23, 2014Highest Observation: 2.09 ft at 4:15AM Oct 23, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesENSA1(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (5:00AM Oct 23, 2014)ObservedLatest observed value: 2.09 ft at 4:15 AM CDT 23-Oct-2014. Flood Stage is 10 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts are not available for the Village Creek (AL) at Avenue W in Ensley. Only observed stages are available for this point.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage:16
Moderate Flood Stage:13
Flood Stage:10
Action Stage:10

Historical Crests
(1) 14.80 ft on 12/03/1983
(2) 14.57 ft on 09/05/2011 (P)
(3) 14.28 ft on 02/06/2004
(4) 14.00 ft on 04/13/1979
(5) 13.96 ft on 03/11/2000
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 0.70 ft on 07/05/1977
(2) 0.70 ft on 04/30/1978
(3) 0.80 ft on 01/05/1975
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16 Serious residential flooding occurs in the Ensley area. Persons in low-lying areas near the creek should move to higher ground at once.
13 Residential flooding occurs in the Ensley area and evacuations will likely be necessary. Persons in low lying areas near the creek should move to higher ground.
12.5 Residential flooding begins and evacuations may become necessary. Persons in low-lying areas near the creek should move to higher ground.
11.5 Avenue W and other local streets in the area become impassable.
11 Sections of the road in the digest area of the water treatment plant are flooded. Additional flooding in the digest area of the water treatment plant occurs and increases as the creek level rises.
10 Flooding of low-lying areas begins in Ensley and Pratt City. The water treatment plant west of Pratt City begins to flood along the road near the digest area of the plant on the north side of the creek.
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Latitude: 33.517500° N, Longitude: 86.879167° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

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Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 10 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
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Elevation
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NAVD88 Not Available Not Available Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 505.16 ft 515.16 ft Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
Other Not Available Not Available  

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