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Murder Creek (AL) at Brewton Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 9.7 ft at 9:30AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 9.7 ft at 10:00AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 9.71 ft at 10:30AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 9.7 ft at 11:00AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 9.7 ft at 11:30AM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 9.71 ft at 12:00PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 9.71 ft at 12:30PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 9.71 ft at 1:00PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 9.71 ft at 1:30PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 9.71 ft at 2:00PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 9.71 ft at 2:30PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 9.71 ft at 3:00PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 9.72 ft at 3:30PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 9.72 ft at 4:00PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 9.72 ft at 4:30PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 9.72 ft at 5:00PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 9.71 ft at 5:30PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 9.71 ft at 6:00PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 9.71 ft at 6:30PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 9.71 ft at 7:00PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 9.71 ft at 7:30PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 9.71 ft at 8:00PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 9.71 ft at 8:30PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 9.71 ft at 9:00PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 9.71 ft at 9:30PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 9.71 ft at 10:00PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 9.71 ft at 10:30PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 9.71 ft at 11:00PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 9.71 ft at 11:30PM Aug 30, 2014Observed: 9.71 ft at 12:00AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 9.7 ft at 12:30AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 9.7 ft at 1:00AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 9.7 ft at 1:30AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 9.7 ft at 2:00AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 9.7 ft at 2:30AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 9.7 ft at 3:00AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 9.7 ft at 3:30AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 9.7 ft at 4:00AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 9.7 ft at 4:30AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 9.7 ft at 5:00AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 9.7 ft at 5:30AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 9.7 ft at 6:00AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 9.7 ft at 6:30AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 9.7 ft at 7:00AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 9.7 ft at 7:30AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 9.7 ft at 8:00AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 9.7 ft at 8:30AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 9.7 ft at 9:00AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 9.7 ft at 9:30AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 9.7 ft at 10:00AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 9.7 ft at 10:30AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 9.7 ft at 11:00AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 9.7 ft at 11:30AM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 9.7 ft at 12:00PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 9.7 ft at 12:30PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 9.7 ft at 1:00PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 9.7 ft at 1:30PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 9.7 ft at 2:00PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 9.72 ft at 2:30PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 9.8 ft at 3:00PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 9.75 ft at 3:30PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 9.73 ft at 4:00PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 9.72 ft at 4:30PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 9.72 ft at 5:00PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 9.72 ft at 5:30PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 9.71 ft at 6:00PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 9.71 ft at 6:30PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 9.71 ft at 7:00PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 9.71 ft at 7:30PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 9.71 ft at 8:00PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 9.71 ft at 8:30PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 9.7 ft at 9:00PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 9.7 ft at 9:30PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 9.7 ft at 10:00PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 9.7 ft at 10:30PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 9.7 ft at 11:00PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 9.7 ft at 11:30PM Aug 31, 2014Observed: 9.7 ft at 12:00AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 9.7 ft at 12:30AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 9.7 ft at 1:00AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 9.7 ft at 1:30AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 9.7 ft at 2:00AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 9.7 ft at 2:30AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 9.7 ft at 3:00AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 9.7 ft at 3:30AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 9.7 ft at 4:00AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 9.7 ft at 4:30AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 9.7 ft at 5:00AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 9.7 ft at 5:30AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 9.7 ft at 6:00AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 9.7 ft at 6:30AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 9.7 ft at 7:00AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 9.7 ft at 7:30AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 9.7 ft at 8:00AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 9.7 ft at 8:30AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 9.7 ft at 9:00AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 9.7 ft at 9:30AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 9.71 ft at 10:00AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 9.71 ft at 10:30AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 9.71 ft at 11:00AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 9.71 ft at 11:30AM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 9.71 ft at 12:00PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 9.71 ft at 12:30PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 9.71 ft at 1:00PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 9.71 ft at 1:30PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 9.72 ft at 2:00PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 9.72 ft at 2:30PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 9.72 ft at 3:00PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 9.72 ft at 3:30PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 9.73 ft at 4:00PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 9.73 ft at 4:30PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 9.73 ft at 5:00PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 9.73 ft at 5:30PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 9.73 ft at 6:00PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 9.73 ft at 6:30PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 9.73 ft at 7:00PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 9.74 ft at 7:30PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 9.74 ft at 8:00PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 9.75 ft at 8:30PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 9.75 ft at 9:00PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 9.76 ft at 9:30PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 9.77 ft at 10:00PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 9.79 ft at 10:30PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 9.8 ft at 11:00PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 9.83 ft at 11:30PM Sep 01, 2014Observed: 9.85 ft at 12:00AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 9.87 ft at 12:30AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 9.89 ft at 1:00AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 9.91 ft at 1:30AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 9.93 ft at 2:00AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 9.94 ft at 2:30AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 9.96 ft at 3:00AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 9.97 ft at 3:30AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 9.97 ft at 4:00AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 9.98 ft at 4:30AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 9.99 ft at 5:00AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 9.99 ft at 5:30AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 9.99 ft at 6:00AM Sep 02, 2014Observed: 9.99 ft at 6:30AM Sep 02, 2014Highest Observation: 10 ft at 7:00AM Sep 02, 2014Highest Observation: 10 ft at 7:30AM Sep 02, 2014BWMA1(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (9:00AM Sep 2, 2014)ObservedLatest observed value: 10 ft at 7:30 AM CDT 2-Sep-2014. Flood Stage is 22 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts for the Murder Creek (AL) at Brewton are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
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Upstream Gauge - at Hwy 41 near Brewton 1NW Upstream Gauge
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage:29
Moderate Flood Stage:25
Flood Stage:22
Action Stage:17

Historical Crests
(1) 37.00 ft on 03/15/1929
(2) 32.61 ft on 03/17/1990
(3) 30.93 ft on 03/13/1990
(4) 30.20 ft on 07/08/1916
(5) 29.90 ft on 04/11/1975
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

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37 Severe flooding in brewton and east brewton will occur.
33 The highway 29 bridge across murder creek and the highway 31 bridge across burnt corn creek will be flooded.
31 Flooding south of court and east streets in brewton will subside as the level drops below 30 feet.
29 Severe flooding will occur in brewton south of court and east streets as the creek continues to rises above 29 feet.
27.5 Flooding in brewton will gradually subside as the creek level continues to drop but some street flooding will continue until the level drops below 22 feet.
27 Flooding of the brewton city hall and highway 31 will begin as the level rises to 27 feet.
25 Water will reach to downing street in brewton and portions of snowden street in east brewton will become flooded. Flooding of highway 29 will worsen and become impassable.
24 Flooding of highway 29 begins when the river reaches 24 feet.
22.5 Street flooding in brewton should gradually end as the creek levels falls below 22 feet.
22 Flooding of persimmon and ann streets will begin as the creek level rises above 22 feet.
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Latitude: 31.100833° N, Longitude: 87.068889° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 22 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 62.07 ft 84.07 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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