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Coosa River at Childersburg Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 396.8 ft at 9:00PM Apr 17, 2018Observed: 396.8 ft at 9:15PM Apr 17, 2018Observed: 396.79 ft at 9:30PM Apr 17, 2018Observed: 396.77 ft at 9:45PM Apr 17, 2018Observed: 396.77 ft at 10:00PM Apr 17, 2018Observed: 396.77 ft at 10:15PM Apr 17, 2018Observed: 396.78 ft at 10:30PM Apr 17, 2018Observed: 396.79 ft at 10:45PM Apr 17, 2018Observed: 396.82 ft at 11:00PM Apr 17, 2018Observed: 396.83 ft at 11:15PM Apr 17, 2018Observed: 396.84 ft at 11:30PM Apr 17, 2018Observed: 396.84 ft at 11:45PM Apr 17, 2018Observed: 396.76 ft at 12:00AM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 396.68 ft at 12:15AM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 396.59 ft at 12:30AM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 396.53 ft at 12:45AM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 396.46 ft at 1:00AM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 396.42 ft at 1:15AM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 396.4 ft at 1:30AM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 396.4 ft at 1:45AM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 396.4 ft at 2:00AM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 396.4 ft at 2:15AM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 396.39 ft at 2:30AM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 396.39 ft at 2:45AM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 396.38 ft at 3:00AM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 396.39 ft at 3:15AM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 396.4 ft at 3:30AM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 396.42 ft at 3:45AM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 396.43 ft at 4:00AM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 396.44 ft at 4:15AM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 396.46 ft at 4:30AM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 396.47 ft at 4:45AM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 396.48 ft at 5:00AM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 396.48 ft at 5:15AM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 396.49 ft at 5:30AM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 396.48 ft at 5:45AM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 396.5 ft at 6:00AM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 396.49 ft at 6:15AM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 396.48 ft at 6:30AM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 396.49 ft at 6:45AM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 396.57 ft at 7:00AM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 396.67 ft at 7:15AM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 396.77 ft at 7:30AM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 396.84 ft at 7:45AM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 396.9 ft at 8:00AM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 396.97 ft at 8:15AM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 397.02 ft at 8:30AM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 397.06 ft at 8:45AM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 397.09 ft at 9:00AM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 397.11 ft at 9:15AM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 397.16 ft at 9:30AM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 397.15 ft at 9:45AM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 397.19 ft at 10:00AM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 397.21 ft at 10:15AM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 397.23 ft at 10:30AM Apr 18, 2018Highest Observation: 397.26 ft at 10:45AM Apr 18, 2018Highest Observation: 397.26 ft at 11:00AM Apr 18, 2018Highest Observation: 397.26 ft at 11:15AM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 397.23 ft at 11:30AM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 397.21 ft at 11:45AM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 397.1 ft at 12:00PM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 397.01 ft at 12:15PM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 396.93 ft at 12:30PM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 396.86 ft at 12:45PM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 396.84 ft at 1:00PM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 396.78 ft at 1:15PM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 396.73 ft at 1:30PM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 396.71 ft at 1:45PM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 396.68 ft at 2:00PM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 396.66 ft at 2:15PM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 396.64 ft at 2:30PM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 396.62 ft at 2:45PM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 396.61 ft at 3:00PM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 396.65 ft at 3:15PM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 396.64 ft at 3:30PM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 396.63 ft at 3:45PM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 396.63 ft at 4:00PM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 396.63 ft at 4:15PM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 396.62 ft at 4:30PM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 396.61 ft at 4:45PM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 396.6 ft at 5:00PM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 396.57 ft at 5:15PM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 396.57 ft at 5:30PM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 396.54 ft at 5:45PM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 396.59 ft at 6:00PM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 396.68 ft at 6:15PM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 396.74 ft at 6:30PM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 396.8 ft at 6:45PM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 396.86 ft at 7:00PM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 396.89 ft at 7:15PM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 396.92 ft at 7:30PM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 396.92 ft at 7:45PM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 396.85 ft at 8:00PM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 396.77 ft at 8:15PM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 396.7 ft at 8:30PM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 396.64 ft at 8:45PM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 396.58 ft at 9:00PM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 396.53 ft at 9:15PM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 396.49 ft at 9:30PM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 396.46 ft at 9:45PM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 396.43 ft at 10:00PM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 396.41 ft at 10:15PM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 396.42 ft at 10:30PM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 396.44 ft at 10:45PM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 396.47 ft at 11:00PM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 396.5 ft at 11:15PM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 396.51 ft at 11:30PM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 396.53 ft at 11:45PM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 396.54 ft at 12:00AM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 396.56 ft at 12:15AM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 396.57 ft at 12:30AM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 396.57 ft at 12:45AM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 396.57 ft at 1:00AM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 396.57 ft at 1:15AM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 396.56 ft at 1:30AM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 396.57 ft at 1:45AM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 396.49 ft at 2:00AM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 396.37 ft at 2:15AM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 396.28 ft at 2:30AM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 396.21 ft at 2:45AM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 396.17 ft at 3:00AM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 396.16 ft at 3:15AM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 396.18 ft at 3:30AM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 396.22 ft at 3:45AM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 396.27 ft at 4:00AM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 396.3 ft at 4:15AM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 396.31 ft at 4:30AM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 396.34 ft at 4:45AM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 396.63 ft at 5:00AM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 396.83 ft at 5:15AM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 396.96 ft at 5:30AM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 397.02 ft at 5:45AM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 397.03 ft at 6:00AM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 396.99 ft at 6:15AM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 396.96 ft at 6:30AM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 396.91 ft at 6:45AM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 396.95 ft at 7:00AM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 397 ft at 7:15AM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 397.02 ft at 7:30AM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 397.01 ft at 7:45AM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 397 ft at 8:00AM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 396.99 ft at 8:15AM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 396.99 ft at 8:30AM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 397 ft at 8:45AM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 397.01 ft at 9:00AM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 397 ft at 9:15AM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 397 ft at 9:30AM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 397.01 ft at 9:45AM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 397.03 ft at 10:00AM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 397.03 ft at 10:15AM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 397.06 ft at 10:30AM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 397.06 ft at 10:45AM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 397.07 ft at 11:00AM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 397.07 ft at 11:15AM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 397.06 ft at 11:30AM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 397.07 ft at 11:45AM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 396.98 ft at 12:00PM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 396.88 ft at 12:15PM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 396.8 ft at 12:30PM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 396.73 ft at 12:45PM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 396.67 ft at 1:00PM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 396.63 ft at 1:15PM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 396.58 ft at 1:30PM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 396.55 ft at 1:45PM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 396.52 ft at 2:00PM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 396.49 ft at 2:15PM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 396.47 ft at 2:30PM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 396.45 ft at 2:45PM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 396.45 ft at 3:00PM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 396.44 ft at 3:15PM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 396.44 ft at 3:30PM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 396.42 ft at 3:45PM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 396.42 ft at 4:00PM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 396.42 ft at 4:15PM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 396.41 ft at 4:30PM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 396.41 ft at 4:45PM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 396.38 ft at 5:00PM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 396.37 ft at 5:15PM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 396.34 ft at 5:30PM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 396.32 ft at 5:45PM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 396.32 ft at 6:00PM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 396.32 ft at 6:15PM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 396.33 ft at 6:30PM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 396.37 ft at 6:45PM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 396.41 ft at 7:00PM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 396.43 ft at 7:15PM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 396.44 ft at 7:30PM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 396.44 ft at 7:45PM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 396.43 ft at 8:00PM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 396.4 ft at 8:15PM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 396.37 ft at 8:30PM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 396.34 ft at 8:45PM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 396.32 ft at 9:00PM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 396.31 ft at 9:15PM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 396.3 ft at 9:30PM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 396.28 ft at 9:45PM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 396.27 ft at 10:00PM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 396.26 ft at 10:15PM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 396.25 ft at 10:30PM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 396.25 ft at 10:45PM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 396.24 ft at 11:00PM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 396.22 ft at 11:15PM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 396.21 ft at 11:30PM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 396.19 ft at 11:45PM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 396.18 ft at 12:00AM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 396.18 ft at 12:15AM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 396.17 ft at 12:30AM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 396.18 ft at 12:45AM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 396.19 ft at 1:00AM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 396.21 ft at 1:15AM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 396.23 ft at 1:30AM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 396.25 ft at 1:45AM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 396.26 ft at 2:00AM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 396.25 ft at 2:15AM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 396.26 ft at 2:30AM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 396.26 ft at 2:45AM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 396.25 ft at 3:00AM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 396.25 ft at 3:15AM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 396.25 ft at 3:30AM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 396.25 ft at 3:45AM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 396.25 ft at 4:00AM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 396.26 ft at 4:15AM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 396.27 ft at 4:30AM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 396.27 ft at 4:45AM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 396.27 ft at 5:00AM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 396.28 ft at 5:15AM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 396.28 ft at 5:30AM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 396.27 ft at 5:45AM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 396.26 ft at 6:00AM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 396.26 ft at 6:15AM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 396.27 ft at 6:30AM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 396.27 ft at 6:45AM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 396.28 ft at 7:00AM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 396.28 ft at 7:15AM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 396.28 ft at 7:30AM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 396.25 ft at 7:45AM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 396.24 ft at 8:00AM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 396.21 ft at 8:15AM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 396.19 ft at 8:30AM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 396.15 ft at 8:45AM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 396.15 ft at 9:00AM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 396.13 ft at 9:15AM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 396.11 ft at 9:30AM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 396.1 ft at 9:45AM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 396.1 ft at 10:00AM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 396.12 ft at 10:15AM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 396.15 ft at 10:30AM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 396.17 ft at 10:45AM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 396.13 ft at 11:00AM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 396.01 ft at 11:15AM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 395.9 ft at 11:30AM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 395.82 ft at 11:45AM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 395.75 ft at 12:00PM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 395.72 ft at 12:15PM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 395.71 ft at 12:30PM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 395.68 ft at 12:45PM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 395.67 ft at 1:00PM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 395.68 ft at 1:15PM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 395.69 ft at 1:30PM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 395.71 ft at 1:45PM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 395.75 ft at 2:00PM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 396.03 ft at 2:15PM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 396.17 ft at 2:30PM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 396.25 ft at 2:45PM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 396.32 ft at 3:00PM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 396.33 ft at 3:15PM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 396.32 ft at 3:30PM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 396.33 ft at 3:45PM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 396.3 ft at 4:00PM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 396.28 ft at 4:15PM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 396.24 ft at 4:30PM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 396.21 ft at 4:45PM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 396.16 ft at 5:00PM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 396.12 ft at 5:15PM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 396.1 ft at 5:30PM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 396.08 ft at 5:45PM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 396.07 ft at 6:00PM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 396.05 ft at 6:15PM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 396.04 ft at 6:30PM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 396.04 ft at 6:45PM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 396.06 ft at 7:00PM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 396.08 ft at 7:15PM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 396.12 ft at 7:30PM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 396.15 ft at 7:45PM Apr 20, 2018USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesCHLA1(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (8:45PM Apr 20, 2018)ObservedLatest observed value: 396.15 ft at 7:45 PM CDT 20-Apr-2018. Flood Stage is 402 ft
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NOTE: River forecasts for this location take into account past precipitation and the precipitation amounts expected approximately 48 hours into the future from the forecast issuance time.

NOTE: Gauge reading affected by reservoir operations.

NOTE: Forecasts for the Coosa River at Childersburg 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: 410
Moderate Flood Stage: 407
Flood Stage: 402
Action Stage: 402
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 412.86 ft on 02/23/1961
(2) 412.55 ft on 03/30/1951
(3) 412.48 ft on 04/09/1938
(4) 411.44 ft on 04/14/1979
(5) 410.95 ft on 02/05/1936
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 402.00 ft on 02/25/2016 (P)
(2) 405.49 ft on 12/26/2015 (P)
(3) 403.19 ft on 04/08/2014 (P)
(4) 402.37 ft on 05/19/2013 (P)
(5) 403.63 ft on 03/10/2011 (P)
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 390.00 ft on 04/20/1975

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412 Widespread residential flooding occurs...and evacuations are needed.
410 Residential and street flooding becomes widespread. Extensive flooding of farm lands also occurs.
407 Flooding of some homes in the area begins.
402 Flooding of low lying areas begins. At 404 feet flooding of some low lying roads in the area begins...and the yards of some homes near the river become flooded.
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Latitude: 33.291667° N, Longitude: 86.363889° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 402 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
Elevation
(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
Other 382.45 ft 784.45 ft  

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