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Pea River at Elba (US 84) Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 9.45 ft at 2:00PM Oct 15, 2014Highest Observation: 9.46 ft at 3:00PM Oct 15, 2014Highest Observation: 9.46 ft at 4:00PM Oct 15, 2014Highest Observation: 9.46 ft at 5:00PM Oct 15, 2014Observed: 9.41 ft at 6:00PM Oct 15, 2014Observed: 9.37 ft at 7:00PM Oct 15, 2014Observed: 9.35 ft at 8:00PM Oct 15, 2014Observed: 9.35 ft at 9:00PM Oct 15, 2014Observed: 9.35 ft at 10:00PM Oct 15, 2014Observed: 9.35 ft at 11:00PM Oct 15, 2014Observed: 9.35 ft at 12:00AM Oct 16, 2014Observed: 9.34 ft at 1:00AM Oct 16, 2014Observed: 9.34 ft at 2:00AM Oct 16, 2014Observed: 9.34 ft at 3:00AM Oct 16, 2014Observed: 9.35 ft at 4:00AM Oct 16, 2014Observed: 9.35 ft at 5:00AM Oct 16, 2014Observed: 9.36 ft at 6:00AM Oct 16, 2014Observed: 9.36 ft at 7:00AM Oct 16, 2014Observed: 9.36 ft at 8:00AM Oct 16, 2014Observed: 9.36 ft at 9:00AM Oct 16, 2014Observed: 9.36 ft at 10:00AM Oct 16, 2014Observed: 9.35 ft at 11:00AM Oct 16, 2014Observed: 9.33 ft at 12:00PM Oct 16, 2014Observed: 9.31 ft at 1:00PM Oct 16, 2014Observed: 9.28 ft at 2:00PM Oct 16, 2014Observed: 9.25 ft at 3:00PM Oct 16, 2014Observed: 9.22 ft at 4:00PM Oct 16, 2014Observed: 9.19 ft at 5:00PM Oct 16, 2014Observed: 9.16 ft at 6:00PM Oct 16, 2014Observed: 9.13 ft at 7:00PM Oct 16, 2014Observed: 9.1 ft at 8:00PM Oct 16, 2014Observed: 9.06 ft at 9:00PM Oct 16, 2014Observed: 9.02 ft at 10:00PM Oct 16, 2014Observed: 8.97 ft at 11:00PM Oct 16, 2014Observed: 8.92 ft at 12:00AM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 8.87 ft at 1:00AM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 8.81 ft at 2:00AM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 8.76 ft at 3:00AM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 8.71 ft at 4:00AM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 8.66 ft at 5:00AM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 8.61 ft at 6:00AM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 8.57 ft at 7:00AM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 8.54 ft at 8:00AM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 8.5 ft at 9:00AM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 8.47 ft at 10:00AM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 8.44 ft at 11:00AM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 8.41 ft at 12:00PM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 8.38 ft at 1:00PM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 8.36 ft at 2:00PM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 8.33 ft at 3:00PM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 8.31 ft at 4:00PM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 8.29 ft at 5:00PM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 8.27 ft at 6:00PM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 8.25 ft at 7:00PM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 8.23 ft at 8:00PM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 8.2 ft at 9:00PM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 8.18 ft at 10:00PM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 8.16 ft at 11:00PM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 8.14 ft at 12:00AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 8.12 ft at 1:00AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 8.1 ft at 2:00AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 8.08 ft at 3:00AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 8.06 ft at 4:00AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 8.04 ft at 5:00AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 8.01 ft at 6:00AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 7.99 ft at 7:00AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 7.97 ft at 8:00AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 7.95 ft at 9:00AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 7.92 ft at 10:00AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 7.9 ft at 11:00AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 7.88 ft at 12:00PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 7.85 ft at 1:00PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 7.82 ft at 2:00PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 7.79 ft at 3:00PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 7.76 ft at 4:00PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 7.72 ft at 5:00PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 7.69 ft at 6:00PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 7.67 ft at 7:00PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 7.63 ft at 8:00PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 7.58 ft at 9:00PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 7.52 ft at 10:00PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 7.47 ft at 11:00PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 7.4 ft at 12:00AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 7.34 ft at 1:00AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 7.27 ft at 2:00AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 7.2 ft at 3:00AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 7.14 ft at 4:00AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 7.06 ft at 5:00AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 6.98 ft at 6:00AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 6.91 ft at 7:00AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 6.82 ft at 8:00AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 6.73 ft at 9:00AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 6.64 ft at 10:00AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 6.56 ft at 11:00AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 6.46 ft at 12:00PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 6.36 ft at 1:00PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 6.27 ft at 2:00PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 6.18 ft at 3:00PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 6.08 ft at 4:00PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 5.98 ft at 5:00PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 5.89 ft at 6:00PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 5.79 ft at 7:00PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 5.69 ft at 8:00PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 5.6 ft at 9:00PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 5.49 ft at 10:00PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 5.4 ft at 11:00PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 5.3 ft at 12:00AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 5.21 ft at 1:00AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 5.12 ft at 2:00AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 5.03 ft at 3:00AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.96 ft at 4:00AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.89 ft at 5:00AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.82 ft at 6:00AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.76 ft at 7:00AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.7 ft at 8:00AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.65 ft at 9:00AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.64 ft at 10:00AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.64 ft at 11:00AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.64 ft at 12:00PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.63 ft at 1:00PM Oct 20, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesELBA1(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (1:49PM Oct 20, 2014)ObservedLatest observed value: 4.63 ft at 1:00 PM EDT 20-Oct-2014. Flood Stage is 30 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts for the Pea River at Elba (US 84) 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:46
Moderate Flood Stage:32
Flood Stage:30
Action Stage:25

Historical Crests
(1) 43.50 ft on 03/15/1929
(2) 43.28 ft on 03/17/1990
(3) 39.26 ft on 03/08/1998
(4) 38.33 ft on 07/07/1994
(5) 37.10 ft on 02/20/1975
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

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46 A major flood is expected to top the levee and innundate elba and the reaches of the pea river near elba.
44 Flood waters are expected to reach the lowest point of the levee protecting downtown elba at highway 84, with the threat of flooding affecting the downtown area of elba. Many homes outside the levee will be subject to substantial flooding.
41 Water is expected to cover a large portion of state highway 87 north of elba. The seaboard coast railroad bridge in elba will become submerged.
35 Flooding on the pea river will affect low lying houses and streets east of highway 189 south near elba.
32 Moderate flooding on the pea river will affect homes outside the levee near elba and will extend to smith avenue, otherwise known as state highway 125.
30 Minor flooding will affect farmland along the pea river near elba.
28 Water will extend to the city swimming pool in elba on the east bank of the pea river, near the highway 84 bridge.
(1) Pea River at Elba - KML
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Latitude: 31.413333° N, Longitude: 86.063056° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 30 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
(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 29 159.24 ft 189.24 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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