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Weather Forecast Office Huntsville, AL
Southeast River Forecast Center
Special Weather Statement
River at a Glance
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Forecasts are not available for the Big Wills Creek (AL) near Fort Payne. Only observed stages are available for this point.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage:
Moderate Flood Stage:
(1) 14.36 ft on 01/07/2009
(2) 14.19 ft on 05/06/2003
(3) 13.93 ft on 04/29/2014
(4) 13.43 ft on 09/17/2004
(5) 13.12 ft on 03/09/2011
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: Preliminary values subject to further review.
Low Water Records
Latitude/Longitude Disclaimer: The gauge location shown in the above map is the approximate location based on the latitude/longitude coordinates provided to the NWS by the gauge owner.
Flood Impacts & Photos
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WIDESPREAD FLOODING IS OCCURRING NEAR FORT PAYNE.
FLOODING OF ROADS AND BUSINESSES ON THE NORTH SIDE OF FORT PAYNE...NORTH OF INTERSTATE 59...IS POSSIBLE.
LOWLAND FLOODING OCCURS NEAR THE CREEK BETWEEN FORT PAYNE AND COLLINSVILLE.
THE RIVER REACHES BANKFULL.
Downstream view from gage
About This Location
Latitude: 34.438056° N, Longitude: 85.767222° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84
Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
(gauge height = 0)
(gauge height = flood stage)
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Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
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Huntsville Weather Forecast Office
320 Sparkman Drive
Huntsville, AL 35805
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