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Chattahoochee River at Franklin Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Highest Observation: 8.28 ft at 1:30PM Jan 18, 2018Highest Observation: 8.28 ft at 1:45PM Jan 18, 2018Observed: 8.27 ft at 2:00PM Jan 18, 2018Observed: 8.27 ft at 2:15PM Jan 18, 2018Observed: 8.26 ft at 2:30PM Jan 18, 2018Observed: 8.26 ft at 2:45PM Jan 18, 2018Observed: 8.25 ft at 3:00PM Jan 18, 2018Observed: 8.25 ft at 3:15PM Jan 18, 2018Observed: 8.24 ft at 3:30PM Jan 18, 2018Observed: 8.24 ft at 3:45PM Jan 18, 2018Observed: 8.23 ft at 4:00PM Jan 18, 2018Observed: 8.23 ft at 4:15PM Jan 18, 2018Observed: 8.23 ft at 4:30PM Jan 18, 2018Observed: 8.22 ft at 4:45PM Jan 18, 2018Observed: 8.22 ft at 5:00PM Jan 18, 2018Observed: 8.22 ft at 5:15PM Jan 18, 2018Observed: 8.21 ft at 5:30PM Jan 18, 2018Observed: 8.21 ft at 5:45PM Jan 18, 2018Observed: 8.21 ft at 6:00PM Jan 18, 2018Observed: 8.21 ft at 6:15PM Jan 18, 2018Observed: 8.21 ft at 6:30PM Jan 18, 2018Observed: 8.2 ft at 6:45PM Jan 18, 2018Observed: 8.2 ft at 7:00PM Jan 18, 2018Observed: 8.2 ft at 7:15PM Jan 18, 2018Observed: 8.2 ft at 7:30PM Jan 18, 2018Observed: 8.2 ft at 7:45PM Jan 18, 2018Observed: 8.2 ft at 8:00PM Jan 18, 2018Observed: 8.2 ft at 8:15PM Jan 18, 2018Observed: 8.2 ft at 8:30PM Jan 18, 2018Observed: 8.19 ft at 8:45PM Jan 18, 2018Observed: 8.19 ft at 9:00PM Jan 18, 2018Observed: 8.19 ft at 9:15PM Jan 18, 2018Observed: 8.19 ft at 9:30PM Jan 18, 2018Observed: 8.19 ft at 9:45PM Jan 18, 2018Observed: 8.19 ft at 10:00PM Jan 18, 2018Observed: 8.19 ft at 10:15PM Jan 18, 2018Observed: 8.19 ft at 10:30PM Jan 18, 2018Observed: 8.18 ft at 10:45PM Jan 18, 2018Observed: 8.18 ft at 11:00PM Jan 18, 2018Observed: 8.18 ft at 11:15PM Jan 18, 2018Observed: 8.18 ft at 11:30PM Jan 18, 2018Observed: 8.18 ft at 11:45PM Jan 18, 2018Observed: 8.18 ft at 12:00AM Jan 19, 2018Observed: 8.18 ft at 12:15AM Jan 19, 2018Observed: 8.18 ft at 12:30AM Jan 19, 2018Observed: 8.17 ft at 12:45AM Jan 19, 2018Observed: 8.17 ft at 1:00AM Jan 19, 2018Observed: 8.17 ft at 1:15AM Jan 19, 2018Observed: 8.17 ft at 1:30AM Jan 19, 2018Observed: 8.17 ft at 1:45AM Jan 19, 2018Observed: 8.17 ft at 2:00AM Jan 19, 2018Observed: 8.17 ft at 2:15AM Jan 19, 2018Observed: 8.17 ft at 2:30AM Jan 19, 2018Observed: 8.16 ft at 2:45AM Jan 19, 2018Observed: 8.16 ft at 3:00AM Jan 19, 2018Observed: 8.16 ft at 3:15AM Jan 19, 2018Observed: 8.16 ft at 3:30AM Jan 19, 2018Observed: 8.16 ft at 3:45AM Jan 19, 2018Observed: 8.16 ft at 4:00AM Jan 19, 2018Observed: 8.15 ft at 4:15AM Jan 19, 2018Observed: 8.15 ft at 4:30AM Jan 19, 2018Observed: 8.15 ft at 4:45AM Jan 19, 2018Observed: 8.15 ft at 5:00AM Jan 19, 2018Observed: 8.15 ft at 5:15AM Jan 19, 2018Observed: 8.14 ft at 5:30AM Jan 19, 2018Observed: 8.14 ft at 5:45AM Jan 19, 2018Observed: 8.14 ft at 6:00AM Jan 19, 2018Observed: 8.14 ft at 6:15AM Jan 19, 2018Observed: 8.13 ft at 6:30AM Jan 19, 2018Observed: 8.13 ft at 6:45AM Jan 19, 2018Observed: 8.13 ft at 7:00AM Jan 19, 2018Observed: 8.13 ft at 7:15AM Jan 19, 2018Observed: 8.13 ft at 7:30AM Jan 19, 2018Observed: 8.13 ft at 7:45AM Jan 19, 2018Observed: 8.13 ft at 8:00AM Jan 19, 2018Observed: 8.13 ft at 8:15AM Jan 19, 2018Observed: 8.13 ft at 8:30AM Jan 19, 2018Observed: 8.12 ft at 8:45AM Jan 19, 2018Observed: 8.12 ft at 9:00AM Jan 19, 2018Observed: 8.12 ft at 9:15AM Jan 19, 2018Observed: 8.12 ft at 9:30AM Jan 19, 2018Observed: 8.12 ft at 9:45AM Jan 19, 2018Observed: 8.12 ft at 10:00AM Jan 19, 2018Observed: 8.12 ft at 10:15AM Jan 19, 2018Observed: 8.12 ft at 10:30AM Jan 19, 2018Observed: 8.12 ft at 10:45AM Jan 19, 2018Observed: 8.12 ft at 11:00AM Jan 19, 2018Observed: 8.12 ft at 11:15AM Jan 19, 2018Observed: 8.12 ft at 11:30AM Jan 19, 2018Observed: 8.11 ft at 11:45AM Jan 19, 2018Observed: 8.11 ft at 12:00PM Jan 19, 2018Observed: 8.11 ft at 12:15PM Jan 19, 2018Observed: 8.11 ft at 12:30PM Jan 19, 2018Observed: 8.11 ft at 12:45PM Jan 19, 2018Observed: 8.11 ft at 1:00PM Jan 19, 2018Observed: 8.11 ft at 1:15PM Jan 19, 2018Observed: 8.11 ft at 1:30PM Jan 19, 2018Observed: 8.11 ft at 1:45PM Jan 19, 2018Observed: 8.11 ft at 2:00PM Jan 19, 2018Observed: 8.11 ft at 2:15PM Jan 19, 2018Observed: 8.11 ft at 2:30PM Jan 19, 2018Observed: 8.11 ft at 2:45PM Jan 19, 2018Observed: 8.11 ft at 3:00PM Jan 19, 2018Observed: 8.11 ft at 3:15PM Jan 19, 2018Observed: 8.11 ft at 3:30PM Jan 19, 2018Observed: 8.11 ft at 3:45PM Jan 19, 2018Observed: 8.11 ft at 4:00PM Jan 19, 2018Observed: 8.12 ft at 4:15PM Jan 19, 2018Observed: 8.12 ft at 4:30PM Jan 19, 2018Observed: 8.12 ft at 4:45PM Jan 19, 2018Observed: 8.12 ft at 5:00PM Jan 19, 2018Observed: 8.12 ft at 5:15PM Jan 19, 2018Observed: 8.12 ft at 5:30PM Jan 19, 2018Observed: 8.12 ft at 5:45PM Jan 19, 2018Observed: 8.12 ft at 6:00PM Jan 19, 2018Observed: 8.12 ft at 6:15PM Jan 19, 2018Observed: 8.12 ft at 6:30PM Jan 19, 2018Observed: 8.12 ft at 6:45PM Jan 19, 2018Observed: 8.12 ft at 7:00PM Jan 19, 2018Observed: 8.12 ft at 7:15PM Jan 19, 2018Observed: 8.12 ft at 7:30PM Jan 19, 2018Observed: 8.12 ft at 7:45PM Jan 19, 2018Observed: 8.12 ft at 8:00PM Jan 19, 2018Observed: 8.12 ft at 8:15PM Jan 19, 2018Observed: 8.12 ft at 8:30PM Jan 19, 2018Observed: 8.12 ft at 8:45PM Jan 19, 2018Observed: 8.12 ft at 9:00PM Jan 19, 2018Observed: 8.12 ft at 9:15PM Jan 19, 2018Observed: 8.12 ft at 9:30PM Jan 19, 2018Observed: 8.12 ft at 9:45PM Jan 19, 2018Observed: 8.12 ft at 10:00PM Jan 19, 2018Observed: 8.12 ft at 10:15PM Jan 19, 2018Observed: 8.13 ft at 10:30PM Jan 19, 2018Observed: 8.13 ft at 10:45PM Jan 19, 2018Observed: 8.12 ft at 11:00PM Jan 19, 2018Observed: 8.12 ft at 11:15PM Jan 19, 2018Observed: 8.12 ft at 11:30PM Jan 19, 2018Observed: 8.12 ft at 11:45PM Jan 19, 2018Observed: 8.12 ft at 12:00AM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 8.12 ft at 12:15AM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 8.12 ft at 12:30AM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 8.12 ft at 12:45AM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 8.11 ft at 1:00AM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 8.11 ft at 1:15AM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 8.11 ft at 1:30AM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 8.11 ft at 1:45AM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 8.11 ft at 2:00AM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 8.1 ft at 3:15AM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 8.1 ft at 3:30AM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 8.1 ft at 3:45AM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 8.1 ft at 4:00AM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 8.1 ft at 4:15AM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 8.09 ft at 4:30AM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 8.09 ft at 4:45AM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 8.09 ft at 5:00AM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 8.09 ft at 5:15AM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 8.09 ft at 5:30AM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 8.09 ft at 5:45AM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 8.09 ft at 6:00AM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 8.09 ft at 6:15AM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 8.08 ft at 6:30AM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 8.08 ft at 6:45AM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 8.08 ft at 7:00AM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 8.09 ft at 7:15AM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 8.08 ft at 7:30AM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 8.09 ft at 7:45AM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 8.08 ft at 8:00AM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 8.08 ft at 8:15AM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 8.08 ft at 8:30AM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 8.08 ft at 8:45AM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 8.08 ft at 9:00AM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 8.08 ft at 9:15AM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 8.08 ft at 9:30AM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 8.08 ft at 9:45AM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 8.08 ft at 10:00AM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 8.08 ft at 10:15AM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 8.08 ft at 10:30AM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 8.08 ft at 10:45AM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 8.08 ft at 11:00AM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 8.08 ft at 11:15AM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 8.08 ft at 11:30AM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 8.08 ft at 11:45AM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 8.08 ft at 12:00PM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 8.08 ft at 12:15PM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 8.08 ft at 12:30PM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 8.08 ft at 12:45PM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 8.08 ft at 1:00PM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 8.09 ft at 1:15PM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 8.08 ft at 1:30PM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 8.09 ft at 1:45PM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 8.09 ft at 2:00PM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 8.09 ft at 2:15PM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 8.08 ft at 2:30PM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 8.09 ft at 2:45PM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 8.08 ft at 3:00PM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 8.09 ft at 3:15PM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 8.09 ft at 3:30PM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 8.09 ft at 3:45PM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 8.09 ft at 4:00PM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 8.09 ft at 4:15PM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 8.09 ft at 4:30PM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 8.1 ft at 4:45PM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 8.1 ft at 5:00PM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 8.1 ft at 5:15PM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 8.1 ft at 5:30PM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 8.1 ft at 5:45PM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 8.1 ft at 6:00PM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 8.1 ft at 6:15PM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 8.1 ft at 6:30PM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 8.1 ft at 6:45PM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 8.11 ft at 7:00PM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 8.11 ft at 7:15PM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 8.11 ft at 7:30PM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 8.11 ft at 7:45PM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 8.11 ft at 8:00PM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 8.11 ft at 8:15PM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 8.11 ft at 8:30PM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 8.11 ft at 8:45PM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 8.11 ft at 9:00PM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 8.11 ft at 9:15PM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 8.12 ft at 9:30PM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 8.11 ft at 9:45PM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 8.12 ft at 10:00PM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 8.12 ft at 10:15PM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 8.12 ft at 10:30PM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 8.12 ft at 10:45PM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 8.12 ft at 11:00PM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 8.12 ft at 11:15PM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 8.12 ft at 11:30PM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 8.12 ft at 11:45PM Jan 20, 2018Observed: 8.13 ft at 12:00AM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 8.12 ft at 12:15AM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 8.12 ft at 12:30AM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 8.12 ft at 12:45AM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 8.13 ft at 1:00AM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 8.13 ft at 1:15AM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 8.13 ft at 1:30AM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 8.12 ft at 1:45AM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 8.12 ft at 2:00AM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 8.13 ft at 2:15AM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 8.13 ft at 2:30AM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 8.13 ft at 2:45AM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 8.13 ft at 3:00AM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 8.13 ft at 3:15AM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 8.13 ft at 3:30AM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 8.13 ft at 3:45AM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 8.12 ft at 4:00AM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 8.13 ft at 4:15AM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 8.13 ft at 4:30AM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 8.13 ft at 4:45AM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 8.12 ft at 5:00AM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 8.12 ft at 5:15AM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 8.12 ft at 5:30AM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 8.12 ft at 5:45AM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 8.12 ft at 6:00AM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 8.12 ft at 6:15AM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 8.12 ft at 6:30AM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 8.12 ft at 6:45AM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 8.12 ft at 7:00AM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 8.12 ft at 7:15AM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 8.12 ft at 7:30AM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 8.12 ft at 7:45AM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 8.12 ft at 8:00AM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 8.11 ft at 8:15AM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 8.12 ft at 8:30AM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 8.12 ft at 8:45AM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 8.11 ft at 9:00AM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 8.11 ft at 9:15AM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 8.11 ft at 9:30AM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 8.11 ft at 9:45AM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 8.11 ft at 10:00AM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 8.11 ft at 10:15AM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 8.11 ft at 10:30AM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 8.11 ft at 10:45AM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 8.11 ft at 11:00AM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 8.11 ft at 11:15AM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 8.1 ft at 11:30AM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 8.11 ft at 11:45AM Jan 21, 2018Observed: 8.1 ft at 12:00PM Jan 21, 2018USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesFRNG1(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (1:18PM Jan 21, 2018)ObservedLatest observed value: 8.1 ft at 12:00 PM EST 21-Jan-2018. Flood Stage is 23 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts are not available for the Chattahoochee River at Franklin. Only observed stages are available for this point.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 30
Moderate Flood Stage: 27
Flood Stage: 23
Action Stage: 19
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 30.55 ft on 09/24/2009
(2) 28.40 ft on 12/15/1919
(3) 26.70 ft on 02/26/1961
(4) 26.60 ft on 11/24/1948
(5) 26.10 ft on 07/13/2005
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 24.55 ft on 12/26/2015
(2) 24.10 ft on 11/13/2009
(3) 30.55 ft on 09/24/2009
(4) 26.10 ft on 07/13/2005
(5) 25.32 ft on 10/06/1995
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 6.77 ft on 09/11/2007

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30 Major flooding begins. Widespread inundation flooding occurs in the woodlands and fields along the river upstream and downstream from the gage on U.S. Highway 27. The park and athletic fields will be completely flooded with up to 7 feet of water on the downstream and right bank side of the bridge. Some of the structures in the park will be flooded with 3 to 5 feet of water. Portions of Grove Road...Sewerage Plant Road and Georgia Highway 34 on the north side of Franklin will begin to flood.
29 Significant flooding continues to expand into the woodlands and fields along the river upstream and downstream from the gage on U.S. Highway 27. The park and athletic fields will be flooded with up to 6 feet of water on the downstream and right bank side of the bridge. Some of the structures in the park will be flooded with 2 to 4 feet of water.
27 Moderate flooding begins. Significant flooding occurs in the woodlands and fields along the river upstream and downstream from the gage on U.S. Highway 27. Most of the park and athletic fields will be flooded with up to 4 feet of water on the downstream and right bank side of the bridge. Some of the structures in the park will begin to flood.
25 Minor flooding continues to expand into the woodlands and fields along the river upstream and downstream from the gage on U.S. Highway 27. Large portions of the park and athletic fields will be flooded with up to two feet of water on the downstream and right bank side of the bridge.
23 Flood stage is reached. Minor flooding begins in the woodlands and fields along the river upstream and downstream from the gage on U.S. Highway 27. Low portions of the park and athletic fields will begin to flood on the downstream and right bank side of the bridge.
21 Bankfull conditions continue to expand into low portions of the natural flood plain upstream and downstream from the gage on U.S. Highway 27. The boat ramp will be flooded in a park on the downstream and right bank side of the bridge.
19 Bankfull conditions occur upstream and downstream from the gage on U.S. Highway 27. A portion of a boat ramp will begin to flood in a park on the downstream and right bank side of the bridge.
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Latitude: 33.279167° N, Longitude: 85.100000° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 23 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
Elevation
(gauge height = flood stage)
Elevation information source
NAVD88 Not Available Not Available Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
Other 623.86 ft 646.86 ft  

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