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Suwannee River at Branford (US 27) Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Highest Observation: 12.7 ft at 10:00AM Oct 25, 2014Highest Observation: 12.7 ft at 11:00AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 12.69 ft at 12:00PM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 12.69 ft at 1:00PM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 12.69 ft at 2:00PM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 12.67 ft at 3:00PM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 12.65 ft at 4:00PM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 12.65 ft at 5:00PM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 12.64 ft at 6:00PM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 12.65 ft at 7:00PM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 12.64 ft at 8:00PM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 12.64 ft at 9:00PM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 12.63 ft at 10:00PM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 12.62 ft at 11:00PM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 12.62 ft at 12:00AM Oct 26, 2014Observed: 12.62 ft at 1:00AM Oct 26, 2014Observed: 12.61 ft at 2:00AM Oct 26, 2014Observed: 12.61 ft at 3:00AM Oct 26, 2014Observed: 12.6 ft at 4:00AM Oct 26, 2014Observed: 12.6 ft at 5:00AM Oct 26, 2014Observed: 12.6 ft at 6:00AM Oct 26, 2014Observed: 12.59 ft at 7:00AM Oct 26, 2014Observed: 12.59 ft at 8:00AM Oct 26, 2014Observed: 12.59 ft at 9:00AM Oct 26, 2014Observed: 12.57 ft at 10:00AM Oct 26, 2014Observed: 12.56 ft at 11:00AM Oct 26, 2014Observed: 12.56 ft at 12:00PM Oct 26, 2014Observed: 12.55 ft at 1:00PM Oct 26, 2014Observed: 12.55 ft at 2:00PM Oct 26, 2014Observed: 12.54 ft at 3:00PM Oct 26, 2014Observed: 12.53 ft at 4:00PM Oct 26, 2014Observed: 12.51 ft at 5:00PM Oct 26, 2014Observed: 12.52 ft at 6:00PM Oct 26, 2014Observed: 12.52 ft at 7:00PM Oct 26, 2014Observed: 12.51 ft at 8:00PM Oct 26, 2014Observed: 12.51 ft at 9:00PM Oct 26, 2014Observed: 12.51 ft at 10:00PM Oct 26, 2014Observed: 12.51 ft at 11:00PM Oct 26, 2014Observed: 12.5 ft at 12:00AM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 12.5 ft at 1:00AM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 12.5 ft at 2:00AM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 12.49 ft at 3:00AM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 12.49 ft at 4:00AM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 12.48 ft at 5:00AM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 12.48 ft at 6:00AM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 12.48 ft at 7:00AM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 12.47 ft at 8:00AM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 12.47 ft at 9:00AM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 12.46 ft at 10:00AM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 12.45 ft at 11:00AM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 12.44 ft at 12:00PM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 12.44 ft at 1:00PM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 12.44 ft at 2:00PM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 12.42 ft at 3:00PM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 12.41 ft at 4:00PM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 12.41 ft at 5:00PM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 12.4 ft at 6:00PM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 12.42 ft at 7:00PM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 12.41 ft at 8:00PM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 12.4 ft at 9:00PM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 12.41 ft at 10:00PM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 12.4 ft at 11:00PM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 12.4 ft at 12:00AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 12.39 ft at 1:00AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 12.39 ft at 2:00AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 12.4 ft at 3:00AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 12.38 ft at 4:00AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 12.38 ft at 5:00AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 12.38 ft at 6:00AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 12.37 ft at 7:00AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 12.31 ft at 1:00PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 12.31 ft at 2:00PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 12.3 ft at 3:00PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 12.3 ft at 4:00PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 12.3 ft at 5:00PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 12.28 ft at 6:00PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 12.29 ft at 7:00PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 12.29 ft at 8:00PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 12.28 ft at 9:00PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 12.28 ft at 10:00PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 12.28 ft at 11:00PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 12.28 ft at 12:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 12.27 ft at 1:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 12.27 ft at 2:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 12.26 ft at 3:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 12.26 ft at 4:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 12.26 ft at 5:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 12.26 ft at 6:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 12.25 ft at 7:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 12.25 ft at 8:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 12.24 ft at 9:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 12.23 ft at 10:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 12.21 ft at 11:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 12.21 ft at 12:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 12.21 ft at 1:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 12.2 ft at 2:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 12.2 ft at 3:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 12.18 ft at 4:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 12.19 ft at 5:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 12.19 ft at 6:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 12.19 ft at 7:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 12.18 ft at 8:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 12.18 ft at 9:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 12.17 ft at 10:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 12.16 ft at 11:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 12.16 ft at 12:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 12.17 ft at 1:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 12.15 ft at 2:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 12.15 ft at 3:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 12.15 ft at 4:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 12.14 ft at 5:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 12.14 ft at 6:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 12.13 ft at 7:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 12.14 ft at 8:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 12.12 ft at 9:00AM Oct 30, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesBFDF1(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (9:33AM Oct 30, 2014)ObservedLatest observed value: 12.12 ft at 9:00 AM EDT 30-Oct-2014. Flood Stage is 29 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts for the Suwannee River at Branford (US 27) 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:37
Moderate Flood Stage:33
Flood Stage:29
Action Stage:24

Historical Crests
(1) 38.88 ft on 04/11/1948
(2) 36.81 ft on 08/26/1928
(3) 35.57 ft on 04/18/1973
(4) 34.04 ft on 03/22/1998
(5) 33.69 ft on 04/13/1984
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 6.78 ft on 01/17/1956

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34.79 The main street of branford will flood.
34.2 South of branford, the suwannee river cove restaurant will flood.
34 The laundromat and home on state highway 125 will flood.
33 Several settlements along the banks of the suwannee will be affected by high water.
31.5 Suwannee county road 349, northwest of branford, will be flooded.
29 Flood waters will close the road to the river cove restaurant. This level is considered initial flood stage.
25.5 Water will start to cover portions of the only road into the forest glades subdivision, 5 miles south of branford.
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(1) Suwannee River at Branford - KML
(2) Gage Site
(3) Gage House
(4) Suwannee River US27 Bridge facing upstream
(5) Suwannee River US27 Bridge facing downstream
(6) Branford Historical Crest Pole
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Latitude: 29.955556° N, Longitude: 82.927778° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 29 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
Elevation
(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 0 ft 29 ft Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
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