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Anclote River (FL) at Elfers Stage (ft)USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesELFF1(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (10:22AM May 25, 2017)Flood Stage is 20 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts for the Anclote River (FL) at Elfers 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: 24
Moderate Flood Stage: 22
Flood Stage: 20
Action Stage: 18
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 27.70 ft on 08/08/1945
(2) 26.81 ft on 06/26/2012
(3) 26.09 ft on 07/30/1960
(4) 26.05 ft on 03/18/1960
(5) 26.02 ft on 09/06/1950
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 25.08 ft on 09/03/2016
(2) 22.00 ft on 08/09/2015
(3) 25.25 ft on 08/04/2015
(4) 23.62 ft on 07/27/2015
(5) 22.06 ft on 07/19/2012
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 6.56 ft on 11/01/1977
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24 Five homes in Anclote River Estates flood.
23 Evacuation recommended for residents of Anclote River Estates. Over 300 homes in the area may need to be evacuated.
22 There is water over the roadway along the Elfers Parkway.
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Latitude: 28.213889° N, Longitude: 82.666667° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
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Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 20 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 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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