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Ocmulgee River at Macon Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 5.63 ft at 10:15PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 5.63 ft at 10:30PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 5.63 ft at 10:45PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 5.63 ft at 11:00PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 5.63 ft at 11:15PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 5.63 ft at 11:30PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 5.63 ft at 11:45PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 5.63 ft at 12:00AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.63 ft at 12:15AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.63 ft at 12:30AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.63 ft at 12:45AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.63 ft at 1:00AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.71 ft at 1:15AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.8 ft at 1:30AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.82 ft at 1:45AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.83 ft at 2:00AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.84 ft at 2:15AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.84 ft at 2:30AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.86 ft at 2:45AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.9 ft at 3:00AM Aug 31, 2014Highest Observation: 5.91 ft at 3:15AM Aug 31, 2014Highest Observation: 5.91 ft at 3:30AM Aug 31, 2014Highest Observation: 5.91 ft at 3:45AM Aug 31, 2014Highest Observation: 5.91 ft at 4:00AM Aug 31, 2014Highest Observation: 5.91 ft at 4:15AM Aug 31, 2014Highest Observation: 5.91 ft at 4:30AM Aug 31, 2014Highest Observation: 5.91 ft at 4:45AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.9 ft at 5:00AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.9 ft at 5:15AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.9 ft at 5:30AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.89 ft at 5:45AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.88 ft at 6:00AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.87 ft at 6:15AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.86 ft at 6:30AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.85 ft at 6:45AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.84 ft at 7:00AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.84 ft at 7:15AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.83 ft at 7:30AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.82 ft at 7:45AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.82 ft at 8:00AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.81 ft at 8:15AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.82 ft at 8:30AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.81 ft at 8:45AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.81 ft at 9:00AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.81 ft at 9:15AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.81 ft at 9:30AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.8 ft at 9:45AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.8 ft at 10:00AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.8 ft at 10:15AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.8 ft at 10:30AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.79 ft at 10:45AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.79 ft at 11:00AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.78 ft at 11:15AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.78 ft at 11:30AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.77 ft at 11:45AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.77 ft at 12:00PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.77 ft at 12:15PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.76 ft at 12:30PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.76 ft at 12:45PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.76 ft at 1:00PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.76 ft at 1:15PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.75 ft at 1:30PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.75 ft at 1:45PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.75 ft at 2:00PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.75 ft at 2:15PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.75 ft at 2:30PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.75 ft at 2:45PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.74 ft at 3:00PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.74 ft at 3:15PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.74 ft at 3:30PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.74 ft at 3:45PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.73 ft at 4:00PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.73 ft at 4:15PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.73 ft at 4:30PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.73 ft at 4:45PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.73 ft at 5:00PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.73 ft at 5:15PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.73 ft at 5:30PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.73 ft at 5:45PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.73 ft at 6:00PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.72 ft at 6:15PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.72 ft at 6:30PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.72 ft at 6:45PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.72 ft at 7:00PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.72 ft at 7:15PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.72 ft at 7:30PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.72 ft at 7:45PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.71 ft at 8:00PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.71 ft at 8:15PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.71 ft at 8:30PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.71 ft at 8:45PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.7 ft at 9:00PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.7 ft at 9:15PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.7 ft at 9:30PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.7 ft at 9:45PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.7 ft at 10:00PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.7 ft at 10:15PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.7 ft at 10:30PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.7 ft at 10:45PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.7 ft at 11:00PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.7 ft at 11:15PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.69 ft at 11:30PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.69 ft at 11:45PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 5.7 ft at 12:00AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.69 ft at 12:15AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.69 ft at 12:30AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.69 ft at 12:45AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.69 ft at 1:00AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.69 ft at 1:15AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.69 ft at 1:30AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.69 ft at 1:45AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.69 ft at 2:00AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.69 ft at 2:15AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.69 ft at 2:30AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.69 ft at 2:45AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.69 ft at 3:00AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.69 ft at 3:15AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.69 ft at 3:30AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.69 ft at 3:45AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.69 ft at 4:00AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.69 ft at 4:15AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.69 ft at 4:30AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.69 ft at 4:45AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.68 ft at 5:00AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.69 ft at 5:15AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.69 ft at 5:30AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.69 ft at 5:45AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.69 ft at 6:00AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.68 ft at 6:15AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.68 ft at 6:30AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.68 ft at 6:45AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.68 ft at 7:00AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.68 ft at 7:15AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.68 ft at 7:30AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.68 ft at 7:45AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.68 ft at 8:00AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.68 ft at 8:15AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.68 ft at 8:30AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.68 ft at 8:45AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.68 ft at 9:00AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.68 ft at 9:15AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.68 ft at 9:30AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.68 ft at 9:45AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.68 ft at 10:00AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.68 ft at 10:15AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.68 ft at 10:30AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.68 ft at 10:45AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.68 ft at 11:00AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.68 ft at 11:15AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.68 ft at 11:30AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.68 ft at 11:45AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.68 ft at 12:00PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.69 ft at 12:15PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.69 ft at 12:30PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.69 ft at 12:45PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.69 ft at 1:00PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.69 ft at 1:15PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.69 ft at 1:30PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.69 ft at 1:45PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.69 ft at 2:00PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.69 ft at 2:15PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.69 ft at 2:30PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.69 ft at 2:45PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.69 ft at 3:00PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.69 ft at 3:15PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.69 ft at 3:30PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.69 ft at 3:45PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.68 ft at 4:00PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.69 ft at 4:15PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.69 ft at 4:30PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.68 ft at 4:45PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.68 ft at 5:00PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.68 ft at 5:15PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.68 ft at 5:30PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.68 ft at 5:45PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.68 ft at 6:00PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.67 ft at 6:15PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.68 ft at 6:30PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.67 ft at 6:45PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.67 ft at 7:00PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.68 ft at 7:15PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.67 ft at 7:30PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.66 ft at 7:45PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.66 ft at 8:00PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.67 ft at 8:15PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.68 ft at 8:30PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.7 ft at 8:45PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.71 ft at 9:00PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.71 ft at 9:15PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.71 ft at 9:30PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.71 ft at 9:45PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.74 ft at 10:00PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.76 ft at 10:15PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.76 ft at 10:30PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.75 ft at 10:45PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.75 ft at 11:00PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.75 ft at 11:15PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.75 ft at 11:30PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.74 ft at 11:45PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 5.74 ft at 12:00AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.74 ft at 12:15AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.73 ft at 12:30AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.74 ft at 12:45AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.74 ft at 1:00AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.74 ft at 1:15AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.74 ft at 1:30AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.74 ft at 1:45AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.74 ft at 2:00AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.75 ft at 2:15AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.75 ft at 2:30AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.75 ft at 2:45AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.75 ft at 3:00AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.76 ft at 3:15AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.76 ft at 3:30AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.75 ft at 3:45AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.75 ft at 4:00AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.75 ft at 4:15AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.75 ft at 4:30AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.75 ft at 4:45AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.75 ft at 5:00AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.74 ft at 5:15AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.74 ft at 5:30AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.74 ft at 5:45AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.74 ft at 6:00AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.74 ft at 6:15AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.74 ft at 6:30AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.73 ft at 6:45AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.73 ft at 7:00AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.73 ft at 7:15AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.71 ft at 7:30AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.71 ft at 7:45AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.71 ft at 8:00AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.71 ft at 8:15AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.71 ft at 8:30AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.71 ft at 8:45AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.7 ft at 9:00AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.7 ft at 9:15AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.7 ft at 9:30AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.7 ft at 9:45AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.7 ft at 10:00AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.7 ft at 10:15AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.69 ft at 10:30AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.7 ft at 10:45AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.7 ft at 11:00AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.7 ft at 11:15AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.69 ft at 11:30AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.69 ft at 11:45AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.69 ft at 12:00PM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.69 ft at 12:15PM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.69 ft at 12:30PM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.69 ft at 12:45PM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.69 ft at 1:00PM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.69 ft at 1:15PM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.69 ft at 1:30PM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.69 ft at 1:45PM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.68 ft at 2:00PM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.69 ft at 2:15PM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.69 ft at 2:30PM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.69 ft at 2:45PM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.69 ft at 3:00PM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.69 ft at 3:15PM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.69 ft at 3:30PM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.69 ft at 3:45PM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.69 ft at 4:00PM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.69 ft at 4:15PM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.69 ft at 4:30PM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.69 ft at 4:45PM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.69 ft at 5:00PM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.69 ft at 5:15PM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.69 ft at 5:30PM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.69 ft at 5:45PM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.69 ft at 6:00PM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.69 ft at 6:15PM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.69 ft at 6:30PM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.69 ft at 6:45PM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.69 ft at 7:00PM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.69 ft at 7:15PM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.69 ft at 7:30PM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.7 ft at 7:45PM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.7 ft at 8:00PM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.7 ft at 8:15PM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.7 ft at 8:30PM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.7 ft at 8:45PM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.7 ft at 9:00PM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.7 ft at 9:15PM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 5.7 ft at 9:30PM Sep 02, 2014Highest Forecast: 5.8 ft 2:00AM Sep 03, 2014Highest Forecast: 5.8 ft 8:00AM Sep 03, 2014Highest Forecast: 5.8 ft 2:00PM Sep 03, 2014Highest Forecast: 5.8 ft 8:00PM Sep 03, 2014Forecast: 5.7 ft 2:00AM Sep 04, 2014Forecast: 5.7 ft 8:00AM Sep 04, 2014Forecast: 5.7 ft 2:00PM Sep 04, 2014Highest Forecast: 5.8 ft 8:00PM Sep 04, 2014Highest Forecast: 5.8 ft 2:00AM Sep 05, 2014Highest Forecast: 5.8 ft 8:00AM Sep 05, 2014Forecast: 5.7 ft 2:00PM Sep 05, 2014Forecast: 5.7 ft 8:00PM Sep 05, 2014Forecast: 5.7 ft 2:00AM Sep 06, 2014Forecast: 5.7 ft 8:00AM Sep 06, 2014Forecast: 5.7 ft 2:00PM Sep 06, 2014Forecast: 5.7 ft 8:00PM Sep 06, 2014Forecast: 5.7 ft 2:00AM Sep 07, 2014Forecast: 5.7 ft 8:00AM Sep 07, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesMACG1(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (10:03PM Sep 2, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 9:34AM Sep 2)Latest observed value: 5.7 ft at 9:30 PM EDT 2-Sep-2014. Flood Stage is 18 ft
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NOTE: River forecasts for this location take into account past precipitation and the precipitation amounts expected approximately 48 hours into the future from the forecast issuance time.

Reliability of the Forecast: Based on current and forecast river, weather and reservoir conditions

NOTE: Forecasts for the Ocmulgee River at Macon are issued routinely year-round.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage:30
Moderate Flood Stage:26
Flood Stage:18
Action Stage:16

Historical Crests
(1) 35.40 ft on 07/06/1994
(2) 29.90 ft on 03/18/1990
(3) 29.80 ft on 03/19/1990
(4) 29.50 ft on 03/04/1971
(5) 28.00 ft on 11/29/1948
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 3.00 ft on 10/24/1954
(2) 3.20 ft on 09/30/1954
(3) 3.40 ft on 10/21/1940
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36 Widespread inundation flooding never seen before occurs in the Macon area. This flooding will be worse than July 6...1994 with Tropical Storm Alberto. Two feet of water will be overflowing the levee on the east side of Macon and cause severe erosion. Flood waters several feet deep affect homes on the left bank near Glenridge Drive and businesses and other structures in southeast Macon. Water approaches the Macon Telegraph building. Portions of Interstate 16 and 75 in Macon will be flooded and closed.
35.4 Record widespread inundation flooding occurs in the Macon area. This ties the record set on July 6...1994 with Tropical Storm Alberto. The Macon levee was breeched at 34 feet flooding the Georgia State Fairgrounds area. Flood waters a few feet deep affect several homes on the left bank near Glenridge Drive and businesses off of Tuft Springs and Mead Roads and other structures in southeast Macon. Evacuations should have been completed. Portions of Interstate 16 and 75 in Macon will be flooded and closed.
34 Dangerous flooding expands as the levee is topped on the east side of Macon. Water quickly covers several streets including portions of Martin Luther King Boulevard...Fifth Street...and Riverside Drive. The Georgia State Fairgrounds baseball complex floods. Several homes on the left bank near Glenridge Drive will be flooded up to 4 feet deep. Some businesses off of Tuft and Mead Roads will be flooded. Evacuations will be necessary. Portions of Interstate 16 and 75 will flood at on and off ramps in Macon.
32 Dangerous flooding occurs as the water level approaches the top of the Macon levee. Flood waters will be hitting the three main bridges in Macon. A few homes on the left bank near Glenridge Drive will be flooded up to two feet deep. Flood waters will be near the foundations of some businesses off of Tuft Springs and Mead Roads in south Macon. Some evacuations may be necessary! Low portions of Interstate 16 and 75 will begin to experience flooding especially at on and off ramps in Macon.
30 Major flooding begins. The Macon GreenWay Ocmulgee Heritage Trail will be under 10 feet of water. The water level will be hitting the bottom of the three main bridges in Macon. A few homes on the left bank near Glenridge Drive will begin to flood. Flood waters will be approaching some businesses off of Tuft Springs and Mead Roads in south Macon. Large portions of the Southern Railroad tracks will be inundated. Agricultural lands just east and south of Macon will be flooded up to 12 feet deep.
29 Significant flooding expands over the Macon GreenWay Ocmulgee Heritage Trail north of the U.S. Highway 80 bridge with some areas under 9 feet of water. The water level will reach the bottom of the bridge. Backyards of a few homes on the left bank near Glenridge Drive will be completely flooded. Large portions of the Southern Railroad tracks around Mead Road will be a few feet under water. Agricultural lands just east and south of Macon will be under 1 to 10 feet of water.
26 Moderate flooding begins on the Macon GreenWay Ocmulgee Heritage Trail north of the Martin Luther King Boulevard bridge with some areas under 6 feet of water. Backyards of a few homes on the left bank near Glenridge Drive will be flooded. Portions of the Southern Railroad tracks around Mead Road will become inundated. Large portions of agricultural lands just east and south of Macon will be under 1 to 8 feet of water.
25 Minor flooding expands further into the woodlands and over the Macon GreenWay Ocmulgee Heritage Trail north of the Martin Luther King Boulevard bridge. The flood waters will be up to 5 feet deep on portions of the trail. Large portions of agricultural lands just east and south of Macon will be under 1 to 7 feet of water.
23 Minor flooding continues to expand. Large portions of the Macon GreenWay Ocmulgee Heritage Trail floods north of the Martin Luther King Boulevard bridge. The flood waters will be up to 3 feet deep on portions of the trail. Large portions of agricultural lands east of Macon and well downstream will be under 1 to 5 feet of water.
21 Minor flooding expands. An increasing amount of the Macon GreenWay Ocmulgee Heritage Trail floods north of the Martin Luther King Boulevard bridge. The flood waters will be up to two feet deep on portions of the trail and both banks overflow upstream from the bridge. Large portions of agricultural lands east of Macon and well downstream will be under 1 to 4 feet of water.
20 Minor flooding expands. An increasing amount of the Macon GreenWay Ocmulgee Heritage Trail floods north of the Martin Luther King Boulevard bridge. The flood waters will be around one foot deep on portions of the trail and both banks overflow upstream from the bridge. Large portions of agricultural lands well downstream will be under one to three feet of water.
19 Minor flooding continues. The Macon Greenway Ocmulgee Heritage Trail will begin to flood in areas just north of the Martin Luther King Boulevard bridge. The public should not use this portion of the trail. In addition...the lowest sections of the Charles Jones Gateway Park will flood. Portions of agricultural lands well downstream will be under two feet of water.
18 Flood stage is reached. Minor flooding begins along the river upstream and downstream from the gage at U.S. Highway 80 or Martin Luther King Boulevard. Portions of the Ocmulgee Riverwalk and agricultural lands well downstream will be under a foot of water.
16 Bankfull conditions occur along the river upstream and downstream from the gage at U.S. Highway 80 or Martin Luther King Boulevard. Some flooding of low lying areas begins in portions of the Ocmulgee Riverwalk and agricultural lands well downstream.
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Latitude: 32.838611° N, Longitude: 83.620556° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 18 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
Elevation
(gauge height = flood stage)
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NAVD88 Not Available Not Available Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 269.8 ft 287.8 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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