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Suwannee River at Luraville (SR 51), FL (LURF1)


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Inundation Levels
NAVD88 Stage

53.053.0
Record Crest: 52.83 ft
52.052.0
51.051.0
50.050.0
49.049.0
48.048.0

Major Flooding Begins

47.047.0
46.046.0
45.045.0
44.044.0
43.043.0
42.042.0

Moderate Flooding Begins

41.041.0
40.040.0
39.039.0
38.038.0
37.037.0
36.036.0
35.035.0

Minor Flooding Begins

* = Extended rating
Weather Forecast Office Tallahassee, FL Southeast River Forecast Center
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Current Stage:
17.9 ft at 12/14/2017 09:15:00 UTC
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 48
Moderate Flood Stage: 42
Flood Stage: 35
Action Stage: 34
Low Stage (in feet): 16.8

Historic Crests
(1) 52.83 ft on 04/08/1948
(2) 49.53 ft on 08/24/1928
(3) 48.77 ft on 04/17/1973
(4) 46.42 ft on 03/20/1998
(5) 46.15 ft on 04/14/2009
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 33.84 ft on 04/11/2016
(2) 41.67 ft on 04/30/2014
(3) 37.14 ft on 03/09/2013
(4) 46.15 ft on 04/14/2009
(5) 43.21 ft on 04/14/2005
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.

Graphical representation of flood inundation for NWS flood categories are based on steady state hydraulic modeling of water surface elevations for incremented discharges. Map shows approximate inundation areas for given water surface elevations and should not be used for navigation or permitting or other legal purposes, but strictly as a planning reference tool.

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53 Record Flood. All areas within 1 to 2 miles of the Suwannee River in Lafayette and Suwannee County are flooded.
52 SR-51 in Lafayette County floods. Flood waters approach SR 37 in Lafayette County.
51 Water surrounds Luraville in Suwannee County with 180th street flooded and SR-51 flooded north of town.
50 Water approaches Luraville in Suwannee County with 180th street prone to flooding. SR 51 floods on the Suwannee County side of the river. In Lafayette County, significant flooding continues between the river and NW Savannah and S Convict Springs Road.
48 Flood waters make NW Savannah and S Convict Spring Road impassible in Lafayette County. Homes south of 184th drive in Suwannee County are prone to flooding.
46 Flooding expands in Lafayette County and reaches S Convict Spring Road. Water approaches homes on 213th and 211th drives in Suwannee County.
45 In Lafayette County, Irvin Ferry Road floods. Water surrounds three homes on NW Harlie Lynch Road. In Suwannee County, the area south of Cessna Circle is inaccessible.
44 Water approaches 211th road in Suwannee County. Water reaches NE Castagna Lane in Lafayette County. Homes on the Lafayette County side just south of the bridge have water in their backyards. Flood waters will affect homes along County Road 292 and Appaloosa Road.
42 Water surrounds homes near the river in both Suwannee and Lafayette County.
40 Flooding extends through wooded areas on the Suwannee County side of the river along SR-51. In Lafayette County, NW Savannah Road floods.
39 Access to homes on 290th drive in Suwannee County and NW Riverbank Road in Lafayette County become restricted.
37 Agricultural and timber lands flooded. In Suwannee County flooding begins to affect the western portion of 290th drive near Boeing Drive.
35 River begins coming out of channel banks inundating low lying bottomlands. NW Harlie Lynch Road, NW Riverbank Road, and the Blue Springs State Park begins to flood.
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(1) Suwannee River at Luraville - KML
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Graphical representation of flood inundation for NWS flood categories are based on steady state hydraulic modeling of water surface elevations for incremented discharges. Map shows approximate inundation areas for given water surface elevations and should not be used for navigation or permitting or other legal purposes, but strictly as a planning reference tool.