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Sopchoppy River near Sopchoppy (FR 343) Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 12.3 ft at 12:00AM Apr 12, 2014Observed: 12.28 ft at 1:00AM Apr 12, 2014Observed: 12.26 ft at 2:00AM Apr 12, 2014Observed: 12.24 ft at 3:00AM Apr 12, 2014Observed: 12.21 ft at 4:00AM Apr 12, 2014Observed: 12.2 ft at 5:00AM Apr 12, 2014Observed: 12.18 ft at 6:00AM Apr 12, 2014Observed: 12.16 ft at 7:00AM Apr 12, 2014Observed: 12.15 ft at 8:00AM Apr 12, 2014Observed: 12.13 ft at 9:00AM Apr 12, 2014Observed: 12.11 ft at 10:00AM Apr 12, 2014Observed: 12.09 ft at 11:00AM Apr 12, 2014Observed: 12.07 ft at 12:00PM Apr 12, 2014Observed: 12.06 ft at 1:00PM Apr 12, 2014Observed: 12.04 ft at 2:00PM Apr 12, 2014Observed: 12.01 ft at 3:00PM Apr 12, 2014Observed: 12 ft at 4:00PM Apr 12, 2014Observed: 11.98 ft at 5:00PM Apr 12, 2014Observed: 11.96 ft at 6:00PM Apr 12, 2014Observed: 11.94 ft at 7:00PM Apr 12, 2014Observed: 11.92 ft at 8:00PM Apr 12, 2014Observed: 11.9 ft at 9:00PM Apr 12, 2014Observed: 11.88 ft at 10:00PM Apr 12, 2014Observed: 11.86 ft at 11:00PM Apr 12, 2014Observed: 11.84 ft at 12:00AM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 11.82 ft at 1:00AM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 11.8 ft at 2:00AM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 11.79 ft at 3:00AM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 11.77 ft at 4:00AM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 11.75 ft at 5:00AM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 11.73 ft at 6:00AM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 11.71 ft at 7:00AM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 11.7 ft at 8:00AM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 11.68 ft at 9:00AM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 11.67 ft at 10:00AM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 11.65 ft at 11:00AM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 11.64 ft at 12:00PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 11.62 ft at 1:00PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 11.61 ft at 2:00PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 11.58 ft at 3:00PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 11.56 ft at 4:00PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 11.56 ft at 5:00PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 11.53 ft at 6:00PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 11.51 ft at 7:00PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 11.5 ft at 8:00PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 11.48 ft at 9:00PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 11.46 ft at 10:00PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 11.44 ft at 11:00PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 11.43 ft at 12:00AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 11.41 ft at 1:00AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 11.39 ft at 2:00AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 11.37 ft at 3:00AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 11.36 ft at 4:00AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 11.34 ft at 5:00AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 11.33 ft at 6:00AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 11.32 ft at 7:00AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 11.3 ft at 8:00AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 11.28 ft at 9:00AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 11.27 ft at 10:00AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 11.26 ft at 11:00AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 11.24 ft at 12:00PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 11.23 ft at 1:00PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 11.22 ft at 2:00PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 11.2 ft at 3:00PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 11.19 ft at 4:00PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 11.17 ft at 5:00PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 11.16 ft at 6:00PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 11.14 ft at 7:00PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 11.13 ft at 8:00PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 11.11 ft at 9:00PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 11.09 ft at 10:00PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 11.08 ft at 11:00PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 11.06 ft at 12:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 11.05 ft at 1:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 11.03 ft at 2:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 11.01 ft at 3:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 11 ft at 4:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 11.01 ft at 5:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 11 ft at 6:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 10.99 ft at 7:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 11.15 ft at 8:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 11.4 ft at 9:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 11.81 ft at 10:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 12.45 ft at 11:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 13.2 ft at 12:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 13.83 ft at 1:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 14.32 ft at 2:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 14.69 ft at 3:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 15 ft at 4:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 15.26 ft at 5:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 15.5 ft at 6:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 15.72 ft at 7:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 15.93 ft at 8:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 16.14 ft at 9:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 16.34 ft at 10:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 16.56 ft at 11:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 16.78 ft at 12:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 16.98 ft at 1:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 17.19 ft at 2:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 17.39 ft at 3:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 17.6 ft at 4:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 17.81 ft at 5:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 18.02 ft at 6:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 18.22 ft at 7:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 18.42 ft at 8:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 18.61 ft at 9:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 18.79 ft at 10:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 18.97 ft at 11:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 19.15 ft at 12:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 19.34 ft at 1:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 19.5 ft at 2:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 19.66 ft at 3:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 19.82 ft at 4:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 19.96 ft at 5:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 20.1 ft at 6:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 20.25 ft at 7:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 20.36 ft at 8:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 20.49 ft at 9:00PM Apr 16, 2014Highest Observation: 20.58 ft at 10:00PM Apr 16, 2014Forecast: 21.73 ft 12:00AM Apr 17, 2014Forecast: 21.84 ft 1:00AM Apr 17, 2014Highest Forecast: 21.95 ft 2:00AM Apr 17, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesSOPF1(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (11:49PM Apr 16, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 7:38AM Apr 16)Latest observed value: 20.58 ft at 10:00 PM EDT 16-Apr-2014. Flood Stage is 28 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts for the Sopchoppy River near Sopchoppy (FR 343) 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:34
Moderate Flood Stage:30
Flood Stage:28
Action Stage:20

Historical Crests
(1) 36.80 ft on 06/26/2012
(2) 34.47 ft on 07/31/1975
(3) 34.25 ft on 09/23/2000
(4) 33.78 ft on 12/05/1964
(5) 33.47 ft on 03/04/1991
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34 Many low lying homes will be flooded or surrounded by water in the town of Sopchoppy. Many secondary roads will be flooded.
30 Homes on stilts in low lying areas in the town of Sopchoppy will experience flooding on the ground level.
28 Low lying roads north of Sopchoppy become cutoff.
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(1) Sopchoppy River near Sopchoppy - KML
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Latitude: 30.129167° N, Longitude: 84.494444° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

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Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 28 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 Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
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