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Suwannee River near Suwannee Springs Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Highest Observation: 37.57 ft at 2:00AM Oct 19, 2016Highest Observation: 37.57 ft at 3:00AM Oct 19, 2016Highest Observation: 37.57 ft at 4:00AM Oct 19, 2016Observed: 37.56 ft at 5:00AM Oct 19, 2016Observed: 37.56 ft at 6:00AM Oct 19, 2016Observed: 37.55 ft at 7:00AM Oct 19, 2016Suwannee River Water Management DistrictLIKF1(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (1:06AM Oct 24, 2016)ObservedLatest observed value: 37.55 ft at 7:00 AM EDT 19-Oct-2016. Flood Stage is 66 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts for the Suwannee River near Suwannee Springs are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 70
Moderate Flood Stage: 68
Flood Stage: 66
Action Stage: 62
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 78.91 ft on 04/12/1973
(2) 76.80 ft on 04/05/1948
(3) 74.38 ft on 04/10/1984
(4) 73.60 ft on 09/19/1964
(5) 72.14 ft on 02/28/1998
(6) 72.00 ft on 03/24/1959
(7) 71.30 ft on 10/06/2004
(8) 70.45 ft on 06/30/2012
(9) 69.92 ft on 03/20/1984
(10) 69.78 ft on 02/21/1986
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 54.58 ft on 02/10/2015
(2) 69.27 ft on 04/29/2014
(3) 55.74 ft on 03/25/2014
(4) 55.04 ft on 07/13/2013
(5) 57.64 ft on 03/07/2013
(6) 70.45 ft on 06/30/2012
(7) 71.30 ft on 10/06/2004
(8) 72.14 ft on 02/28/1998
(9) 51.21 ft on 04/07/1996
(10) 57.24 ft on 10/15/1994
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 35.88 ft on 10/06/2011
(2) 35.93 ft on 01/17/2012
(3) 37.47 ft on 02/19/2013
(4) 38.20 ft on 06/22/2015
(5) 39.09 ft on 08/30/2014

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80 Bottom of U.S. 129 bridge.
78.9 Water up to roof lines of many homes.
70 Water moves into some homes and secondary roads become flooded.
68 Evacuation of some homes begins.
66 Low lying roads along the river will be flooded and may be closed.
62 Low lying roads along the river may begin to flood (including SW 79th Terrace). All public boats ramps will be closed.
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Latitude: 30.392778° N, Longitude: 82.933333° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
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Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 66 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
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(gauge height = 0)
(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 Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
Other 0 ft 67 ft  

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