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Big Nance Creek (AL) at Courtland Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 1.79 ft at 9:00PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 1.69 ft at 9:30PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 10:00PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 1.76 ft at 10:30PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 1.76 ft at 11:00PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 1.77 ft at 11:30PM Aug 27, 2014Observed: 1.72 ft at 12:00AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 1.76 ft at 12:30AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 1.67 ft at 1:00AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 1.66 ft at 1:30AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 1.76 ft at 2:00AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 1.65 ft at 2:30AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 1.66 ft at 3:00AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 3:30AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 1.81 ft at 4:00AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 1.62 ft at 4:30AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 5:00AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 1.66 ft at 5:30AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 1.75 ft at 6:00AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 6:30AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 1.75 ft at 7:00AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 1.75 ft at 7:30AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 1.79 ft at 8:00AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 1.78 ft at 8:30AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 1.76 ft at 9:00AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 1.73 ft at 9:30AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 1.78 ft at 10:00AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 1.66 ft at 10:30AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 1.73 ft at 11:00AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 1.64 ft at 11:30AM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 1.74 ft at 12:00PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 1.61 ft at 12:30PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 1.61 ft at 1:00PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 1.73 ft at 1:30PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 1.68 ft at 2:00PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 1.66 ft at 2:30PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 1.75 ft at 3:00PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 1.62 ft at 3:30PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 1.64 ft at 4:00PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 1.64 ft at 4:30PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 1.72 ft at 5:00PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 1.74 ft at 5:30PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 1.76 ft at 6:00PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 1.7 ft at 6:30PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 1.78 ft at 7:00PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 1.79 ft at 7:30PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 1.75 ft at 8:00PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 8:30PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 1.77 ft at 9:00PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 1.73 ft at 9:30PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 1.71 ft at 10:00PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 1.69 ft at 10:30PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 11:00PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 1.81 ft at 11:30PM Aug 28, 2014Observed: 1.77 ft at 12:00AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 1.73 ft at 12:30AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 1.78 ft at 1:00AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 1.84 ft at 1:30AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 1.73 ft at 2:00AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 1.69 ft at 2:30AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 1.84 ft at 3:00AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 1.75 ft at 3:30AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 1.82 ft at 4:00AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 1.82 ft at 4:30AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 5:00AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 1.78 ft at 5:30AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 1.72 ft at 6:00AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 1.78 ft at 6:30AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 1.74 ft at 7:00AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 1.82 ft at 7:30AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 1.74 ft at 8:00AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 1.76 ft at 8:30AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 1.83 ft at 9:00AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 1.76 ft at 9:30AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 1.83 ft at 10:00AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 1.78 ft at 10:30AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 1.83 ft at 11:00AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 1.72 ft at 11:30AM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 1.76 ft at 12:00PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 1.7 ft at 12:30PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 1.79 ft at 1:00PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 1.69 ft at 1:30PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 1.73 ft at 2:00PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 1.75 ft at 2:30PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 1.7 ft at 3:00PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 1.84 ft at 3:30PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 1.75 ft at 4:00PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 1.76 ft at 4:30PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 1.75 ft at 5:00PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 1.81 ft at 5:30PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 1.75 ft at 6:00PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 1.75 ft at 6:30PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 1.82 ft at 7:00PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 1.78 ft at 7:30PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 1.81 ft at 8:00PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 1.74 ft at 8:30PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 9:00PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 1.74 ft at 9:30PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 1.82 ft at 10:00PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 1.79 ft at 10:30PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 1.74 ft at 11:00PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 1.84 ft at 11:30PM Aug 29, 2014Observed: 1.76 ft at 12:00AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 1.84 ft at 12:30AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 1.85 ft at 1:00AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 1.78 ft at 1:30AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 1.81 ft at 2:00AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 1.85 ft at 2:30AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 1.84 ft at 3:00AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 3:30AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 1.68 ft at 4:00AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 1.7 ft at 4:30AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 1.78 ft at 5:00AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 1.69 ft at 5:30AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 6:00AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 1.65 ft at 6:30AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 1.62 ft at 7:00AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 1.63 ft at 7:30AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 1.64 ft at 8:00AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 1.72 ft at 8:30AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 1.68 ft at 9:00AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 1.68 ft at 9:30AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 1.58 ft at 10:00AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 1.69 ft at 10:30AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 1.61 ft at 11:00AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 1.61 ft at 11:30AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 1.66 ft at 12:00PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 1.54 ft at 12:30PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 1.55 ft at 1:00PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 1.53 ft at 1:30PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 1.56 ft at 2:00PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 1.63 ft at 2:30PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 1.54 ft at 3:00PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 1.6 ft at 3:30PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 1.49 ft at 4:00PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 1.64 ft at 4:30PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 1.62 ft at 5:00PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 1.62 ft at 5:30PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 1.6 ft at 6:00PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 1.69 ft at 6:30PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 1.74 ft at 7:00PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 1.69 ft at 7:30PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 1.7 ft at 8:00PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 1.66 ft at 8:30PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 1.63 ft at 9:00PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 1.64 ft at 9:30PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 1.63 ft at 10:00PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 1.75 ft at 10:30PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 1.69 ft at 11:00PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 1.69 ft at 11:30PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 1.58 ft at 12:00AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 1.62 ft at 12:30AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 1.71 ft at 1:00AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 1.7 ft at 1:30AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 1.66 ft at 2:00AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 1.76 ft at 2:30AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 1.69 ft at 3:00AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 1.69 ft at 3:30AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 1.75 ft at 4:00AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 1.67 ft at 4:30AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 1.61 ft at 5:00AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 1.71 ft at 5:30AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 1.57 ft at 6:00AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 1.76 ft at 6:30AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 1.77 ft at 7:00AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 1.64 ft at 7:30AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 1.73 ft at 8:00AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 1.67 ft at 8:30AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 1.74 ft at 9:00AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 1.75 ft at 9:30AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 1.7 ft at 10:00AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 1.64 ft at 10:30AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 1.76 ft at 11:00AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 1.77 ft at 11:30AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 1.62 ft at 12:00PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 1.77 ft at 12:30PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 1.76 ft at 1:00PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 1.59 ft at 1:30PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 1.76 ft at 2:00PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 1.75 ft at 2:30PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 1.62 ft at 3:00PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 1.73 ft at 3:30PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 1.75 ft at 4:00PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 1.78 ft at 4:30PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 1.66 ft at 5:00PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 1.71 ft at 5:30PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 1.72 ft at 6:00PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 1.69 ft at 6:30PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 1.75 ft at 7:00PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 1.73 ft at 7:30PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 1.62 ft at 8:00PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 1.61 ft at 8:30PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 1.59 ft at 9:00PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 1.56 ft at 9:30PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 1.58 ft at 10:00PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 1.57 ft at 10:30PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 1.62 ft at 11:00PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 1.6 ft at 11:30PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 1.62 ft at 12:00AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 1.64 ft at 12:30AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 1.65 ft at 1:00AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 1.62 ft at 1:30AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 1.61 ft at 2:00AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 1.53 ft at 2:30AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 1.69 ft at 3:00AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 1.52 ft at 3:30AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 1.7 ft at 4:00AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 1.69 ft at 4:30AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 1.73 ft at 5:00AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 1.6 ft at 5:30AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 1.69 ft at 6:00AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 1.73 ft at 6:30AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 1.54 ft at 7:00AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 1.59 ft at 7:30AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 1.65 ft at 8:00AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 1.55 ft at 8:30AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 1.61 ft at 9:00AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 1.59 ft at 9:30AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 1.56 ft at 10:00AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 1.59 ft at 10:30AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 1.71 ft at 11:00AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 1.61 ft at 11:30AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 1.64 ft at 12:00PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 1.63 ft at 12:30PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 1.6 ft at 1:00PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 1.6 ft at 1:30PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 1.75 ft at 2:00PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 1.61 ft at 2:30PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 1.7 ft at 3:00PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 1.75 ft at 3:30PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 1.72 ft at 4:00PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 1.73 ft at 4:30PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 1.77 ft at 5:00PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 1.61 ft at 5:30PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 1.73 ft at 6:00PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 1.82 ft at 6:30PM Sep 01, 2014Highest Observation: 1.87 ft at 7:00PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 1.73 ft at 7:30PM Sep 01, 2014Highest Forecast: 1.5 ft 1:00AM Sep 02, 2014Highest Forecast: 1.5 ft 7:00AM Sep 02, 2014Highest Forecast: 1.5 ft 1:00PM Sep 02, 2014Highest Forecast: 1.5 ft 7:00PM Sep 02, 2014Highest Forecast: 1.5 ft 1:00AM Sep 03, 2014Highest Forecast: 1.5 ft 7:00AM Sep 03, 2014Highest Forecast: 1.5 ft 1:00PM Sep 03, 2014Highest Forecast: 1.5 ft 7:00PM Sep 03, 2014Highest Forecast: 1.5 ft 1:00AM Sep 04, 2014Highest Forecast: 1.5 ft 7:00AM Sep 04, 2014Highest Forecast: 1.5 ft 1:00PM Sep 04, 2014Highest Forecast: 1.5 ft 7:00PM Sep 04, 2014Highest Forecast: 1.5 ft 1:00AM Sep 05, 2014Highest Forecast: 1.5 ft 7:00AM Sep 05, 2014Highest Forecast: 1.5 ft 1:00PM Sep 05, 2014Highest Forecast: 1.5 ft 7:00PM Sep 05, 2014Highest Forecast: 1.5 ft 1:00AM Sep 06, 2014Highest Forecast: 1.5 ft 7:00AM Sep 06, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesBNAA1(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (8:48PM Sep 1, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 9:13AM Sep 1)Latest observed value: 1.73 ft at 7:30 PM CDT 1-Sep-2014. Flood Stage is 14 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts for the Big Nance Creek (AL) at Courtland are issued routinely year-round.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage:19
Moderate Flood Stage:16
Flood Stage:14
Action Stage:12

Historical Crests
(1) 24.97 ft on 03/16/1973
(2) 24.21 ft on 12/23/1990
(3) 22.77 ft on 04/29/2011
(4) 22.60 ft on 01/07/1950
(5) 22.45 ft on 02/01/1951
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

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29 WATER OVERTOPS THE WIRE WEIGHT GAGE ON OLD HIGHWAY 20. WATER IS OVER A FOOT DEEP ATOP THE BRIDGE
28 WATER OVERTOPS THE BRIDGE ON OLD HIGHWAY 20
27.5 WATER REACHES THE BOTTOM OF THE GAGE HOUSE
24.97 RECORD STAGE. OBSERVED ON MARCH 16, 1973
20 WATER IS APPROACHING HOMES SOUTH OF DOWNTOWN COURTLAND...WITH SEVERAL STREETS IMPASSIBLE. WATER REACHES THE UNDERSIDE OF THE BRIDGE AT OLD HIGHWAY 20 IN COURTLAND
16 WATER BEGINS TO COVER ROADS SOUTH OF DOWNTOWN COURTLAND
14 LOWLAND FLOODING BEGINS ON THE LEFT BANK OF THE RIVER
12 THE RIVER OVERFLOWS ON COUNTY ROAD 150 ABOUT THREE QUARTERS OF A MILE UPSTREAM OF THE GAGE SITE...SOUTH OF COURTLAND
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(1) Gage House
(2) Wire Weight Gage
(3) View of Deep Channel
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Latitude: 34.670000° N, Longitude: 87.317222° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 14 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 537.6 ft 551.6 ft  

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