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St. Johns River near Sanford Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Highest Observation: 4.11 ft at 12:30PM Dec 17, 2014Highest Observation: 4.11 ft at 12:45PM Dec 17, 2014Highest Observation: 4.11 ft at 1:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.1 ft at 1:15PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.1 ft at 1:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.08 ft at 3:45PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.08 ft at 4:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.09 ft at 4:15PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.09 ft at 4:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.09 ft at 4:45PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.09 ft at 5:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.09 ft at 5:15PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.09 ft at 5:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.09 ft at 6:45PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.09 ft at 7:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.09 ft at 7:15PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.09 ft at 7:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.09 ft at 7:45PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.09 ft at 8:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.08 ft at 8:15PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.08 ft at 8:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.08 ft at 8:45PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.08 ft at 9:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.08 ft at 9:15PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.07 ft at 9:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.08 ft at 9:45PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.07 ft at 10:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.07 ft at 10:15PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.07 ft at 10:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.08 ft at 10:45PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.08 ft at 11:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.08 ft at 11:15PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.07 ft at 11:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.08 ft at 11:45PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.08 ft at 12:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.07 ft at 12:15AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.08 ft at 12:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.07 ft at 12:45AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.07 ft at 1:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.07 ft at 1:15AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.07 ft at 1:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.06 ft at 3:45AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.06 ft at 4:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.06 ft at 4:15AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.06 ft at 4:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.06 ft at 4:45AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.06 ft at 5:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.06 ft at 5:15AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.06 ft at 5:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.06 ft at 5:45AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.06 ft at 6:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.06 ft at 6:15AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.06 ft at 6:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.06 ft at 6:45AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.06 ft at 7:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.06 ft at 7:15AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.06 ft at 7:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.05 ft at 7:45AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.05 ft at 8:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.06 ft at 8:15AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.05 ft at 8:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.06 ft at 8:45AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.05 ft at 9:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.05 ft at 9:15AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.05 ft at 9:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.06 ft at 10:45AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.05 ft at 11:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.05 ft at 11:15AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.05 ft at 11:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.05 ft at 11:45AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.05 ft at 12:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.05 ft at 12:15PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.05 ft at 12:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.04 ft at 2:45PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.04 ft at 3:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.04 ft at 3:15PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.04 ft at 3:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.04 ft at 4:45PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.04 ft at 5:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.04 ft at 5:15PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.04 ft at 5:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.04 ft at 5:45PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.04 ft at 6:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.04 ft at 6:15PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.04 ft at 6:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.03 ft at 8:45PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.04 ft at 9:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.04 ft at 9:15PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.04 ft at 9:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.03 ft at 10:45PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.03 ft at 11:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.03 ft at 11:15PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.03 ft at 11:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.02 ft at 12:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.02 ft at 1:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.02 ft at 1:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.03 ft at 1:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.02 ft at 1:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.02 ft at 2:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.02 ft at 2:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.01 ft at 2:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4 ft at 5:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4 ft at 6:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4 ft at 6:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4 ft at 6:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4 ft at 7:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4 ft at 8:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4 ft at 8:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4 ft at 8:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4 ft at 9:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4 ft at 10:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4 ft at 10:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.99 ft at 10:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.99 ft at 12:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.99 ft at 1:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.99 ft at 1:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.99 ft at 1:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.99 ft at 2:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.99 ft at 3:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.98 ft at 3:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.99 ft at 3:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.98 ft at 4:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.98 ft at 5:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.98 ft at 5:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.98 ft at 5:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.98 ft at 5:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.97 ft at 6:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.98 ft at 6:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.98 ft at 6:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.98 ft at 8:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.97 ft at 9:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.97 ft at 9:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.97 ft at 9:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.97 ft at 9:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.97 ft at 10:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.97 ft at 10:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.97 ft at 10:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.97 ft at 10:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.96 ft at 11:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.97 ft at 11:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.97 ft at 11:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.96 ft at 12:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.97 ft at 1:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.96 ft at 1:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.96 ft at 1:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.96 ft at 2:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.96 ft at 3:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.95 ft at 3:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.95 ft at 3:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.95 ft at 3:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.96 ft at 4:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.95 ft at 4:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.95 ft at 4:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.95 ft at 5:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.95 ft at 6:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.95 ft at 6:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.95 ft at 6:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.95 ft at 6:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.94 ft at 7:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.95 ft at 7:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.94 ft at 7:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.95 ft at 7:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.94 ft at 8:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.94 ft at 8:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.94 ft at 8:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.94 ft at 8:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.94 ft at 9:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.94 ft at 9:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.94 ft at 9:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.94 ft at 10:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.94 ft at 11:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.94 ft at 11:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.94 ft at 11:30AM Dec 20, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesSNFF1(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (12:15PM Dec 20, 2014)ObservedLatest observed value: 3.94 ft at 11:30 AM EST 20-Dec-2014. Flood Stage is 6 ft
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Datum: NGVD29
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NOTE: Forecasts for the St. Johns River near Sanford are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
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Upstream Gauge - above Lake Harney Upstream Gauge Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - near near Deland
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 8
Moderate Flood Stage: 7
Flood Stage: 6
Action Stage: 5.5
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 8.60 ft on 10/15/1953
(2) 8.14 ft on 10/11/1960
(3) 7.88 ft on 09/02/2008
(4) 7.47 ft on 10/04/2004
(5) 7.32 ft on 10/13/1948
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 7.88 ft on 09/02/2008
(2) 7.47 ft on 10/04/2004
(3) 6.76 ft on 09/17/2004
(4) 5.83 ft on 09/25/2001
(5) 5.89 ft on 11/02/1999
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) -0.22 ft on 05/07/2009
(2) -0.09 ft on 06/18/1989
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13 Water level rises in parking lot at central florida regional hospital and approaches new tribes mission in sanford.
11 Water enters the sailpoint apartments, lake monroe inn, city hall and approaching the courthouse in sanford.
10.5 Water enters the regatta shores apartments and towne center apartments in sanford
10 Water enters the old post office and sanford landing apartments in sanford.
9.5 Water encroaches on sanford landing apartments and other low lying structures along the waterfront.
9 Flooding becomes more signficant to the sanford waterfront area. Water approaches low lying areas on the waterfront.
8 Flooding becomes more significant to low lying structures and marinas along the river in volusia and seminole counties, including sanford, enterprise and lake monroe.
7.4 Many secondary roads are flooded and may become impassable around lake monroe and in enterprise. Rising water begins to impact more areas of stone island and water approaches homes in river oaks estates.
7 Water begins to move over sea wall around lake monroe and rises into grassy areas around the sea wall. Water begins to encroach on seminole boulevard
6.5 Water enters a few lower lying homes in the stone island and stillbrook subdivisions. Road into stone island becomes impassable. Water rises onto low lying property near sanford. Parks and docks are flooded near lake monroe.
6.2 Water completely surrounds many homes in the stone island and still brook subdivisions. Pool enclosures and patios become flooded. Water covers many of the roads. Flooding occurs on enterprise road and in the bethel loop subdivision.
6 Water encroaches on low lying roads, also pool enclosures and patios in the stone island subdivision.
5.8 Water surrounds homes in the stone island area near enterprise in volusia county. Water enters yards and floods docks in the river oaks estates subdivision.
5.5 Water moves up into yards and covers some driveways in stone island subdivision near enterprise.
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Latitude: 28.837778° N, Longitude: 81.324444° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 6 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 0 ft 6 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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