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Sopchoppy River near Sopchoppy (FR 343) Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Highest Observation: 10.55 ft at 10:00PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 10.54 ft at 11:00PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 10.53 ft at 12:00AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 10.51 ft at 1:00AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 10.5 ft at 2:00AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 10.49 ft at 3:00AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 10.47 ft at 4:00AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 10.46 ft at 5:00AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 10.45 ft at 6:00AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 10.44 ft at 7:00AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 10.41 ft at 8:00AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 10.43 ft at 9:00AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 10.19 ft at 9:00PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 9.95 ft at 5:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 9.93 ft at 6:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 9.92 ft at 7:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 9.91 ft at 8:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 9.89 ft at 9:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 9.88 ft at 10:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 9.87 ft at 11:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 9.86 ft at 12:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 9.84 ft at 1:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 9.83 ft at 2:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 9.82 ft at 3:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 9.81 ft at 4:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 9.8 ft at 5:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 9.78 ft at 6:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 9.77 ft at 7:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 9.76 ft at 8:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 9.75 ft at 9:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 9.74 ft at 10:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 9.73 ft at 11:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 9.72 ft at 12:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 9.7 ft at 1:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 9.99 ft at 2:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 9.98 ft at 3:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 9.97 ft at 4:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 9.96 ft at 5:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 9.95 ft at 6:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 9.94 ft at 7:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 9.93 ft at 8:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 9.92 ft at 9:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 9.9 ft at 10:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 9.89 ft at 11:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 9.88 ft at 12:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 9.88 ft at 1:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 9.86 ft at 2:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 9.85 ft at 3:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 9.84 ft at 4:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 9.83 ft at 5:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 9.82 ft at 6:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 9.85 ft at 7:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 9.84 ft at 8:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 9.83 ft at 9:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 9.82 ft at 10:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 9.81 ft at 11:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 9.8 ft at 12:00PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 9.8 ft at 1:00PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 9.79 ft at 2:00PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 9.78 ft at 3:00PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 9.77 ft at 4:00PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 9.75 ft at 5:00PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 9.75 ft at 6:00PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 9.74 ft at 7:00PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 9.73 ft at 8:00PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 9.72 ft at 9:00PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 9.71 ft at 10:00PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 9.7 ft at 11:00PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 9.69 ft at 12:00AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 9.69 ft at 1:00AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 9.68 ft at 2:00AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 9.67 ft at 3:00AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 9.66 ft at 4:00AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 9.65 ft at 5:00AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 9.64 ft at 6:00AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 9.64 ft at 7:00AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 9.63 ft at 8:00AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 9.62 ft at 9:00AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 9.61 ft at 10:00AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 9.6 ft at 11:00AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 9.6 ft at 12:00PM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 9.59 ft at 1:00PM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 9.58 ft at 2:00PM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 9.58 ft at 3:00PM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 9.57 ft at 4:00PM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 9.56 ft at 5:00PM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 9.55 ft at 6:00PM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 9.55 ft at 7:00PM Oct 25, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesSOPF1(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (9:05PM Oct 25, 2014)ObservedLatest observed value: 9.55 ft at 7:00 PM EDT 25-Oct-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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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 7.71 ft on 09/21/2011
(2) 7.72 ft on 07/07/2000
(3) 7.75 ft on 06/10/2006
(4) 7.81 ft on 06/14/1996
(5) 7.93 ft on 05/23/1992
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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.
(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
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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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