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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Southeast River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Choctawhatchee River near Bruce-Ebro (SR 20) are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.

Vertical datum height surveyed by the USGS

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Upstream Gauge - at Caryville (US 90) Upstream Gauge
Zoom Level:15
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 20
Moderate Flood Stage: 17
Flood Stage: 14
Action Stage: 11
Low Stage (in feet): 5.25

Historic Crests
(1) 29.19 ft on 03/15/1929
(2) 26.76 ft on 07/11/1994
(3) 22.88 ft on 03/23/1990
(4) 22.61 ft on 03/13/1998
(5) 21.48 ft on 04/15/1975
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 13.58 ft on 06/27/2017
(2) 16.21 ft on 01/24/2017
(3) 17.66 ft on 01/07/2017
(4) 17.82 ft on 04/05/2016
(5) 14.86 ft on 02/28/2016
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) -0.47 ft on 10/30/1969
(2) -0.31 ft on 09/16/1968
(3) 0.00 ft on 10/10/1982
(4) 0.06 ft on 09/25/1972
(5) 0.59 ft on 07/20/1981
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34 Water reaches the road surface of the SR-20 bridge over the Choctawhatchee River.
31 Portions of SR-20 flood west of the Choctawhatchee River bridge.
29 Water reaches the base of the SR-20 bridge over the Choctawhatchee River. The road is subject to closure above this level.
27 Nearly all structures between Black Creek Road and the west bank of the Choctawhatchee River are flooded. Flooding begins to affect more areas south of Shell Landing Road in Washington County.
24 Significant flooding affects numerous structures throughout the lower Choctawhatchee River Basin.
22 Structures along Holmes Creek from Millers Ferry Road to the confluence with the Choctawhatchee River in Washington County are prone to flooding above this level.
21 In Walton County, flooding impacts multiple structures south of Black Creek Road between Rooks Bluff Road and BH Reddick Road. Flooding expands just north of SR-20 off Howell Bluff Road.
20 In Walton County, multiple structures not elevated on BH Reddick Road are flooded. In Washington County, structures at the end of Choctaw Road begin to flood. Flooding begins at Boynton Cutoff Road. Roads near Holmes Creek south of Millers Ferry Road southward to the confluence with the Choctawhatchee River are prone to flooding above this level. Structures on Backwoods Road also begin to flood.
19 In Walton County, several structures not elevated on BH Reddick Road flood. Access into the area is severely restricted above this level.
18 In Walton County, additional structures on Choctawhatchee River Road and Big Cedar Road not elevated are flooded. A few structures on McCewen Street and Carnation Road begin to flood. Flooding begins just north of SR-20 off Howell Bluff Road affecting a few residences.
17 In Walton County, the boat ramp at Big Cedar Road is inaccessible at this level. The boat ramp at the end of McCewen Street floods at this level. Structures not elevated on Choctawhatchee River Road and Big Cedar Road begin to flood.
16 Portions of Big Cedar, Cowford, and Choctawhatchee River Roads in Walton County are impassible above this level. Structures in the area not elevated begin flooding. Portions of Choctaw Road in Washington County begin to flood along with Strickland Road in the far southwestern portion of the county.
14 Big Cedar, Cowford, and Choctawhatchee River Roads begin to flood in Walton County. Flood waters impact storage areas underneath homes on the west banks of the Choctawhatchee River. Low areas along Strickland Road in Washington County become subject to flooding.
Photos
(1) Choctawhatchee River near Bruce - KML
(2) USGS Gage - Choctawhatchee River near Bruce, FL

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