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Coosa River at Weiss Dam Pool (ft)Flow (kcfs)Highest Observation: 560.93 ft at 7:00PM Jan 15, 2019Observed: 560.92 ft at 8:00PM Jan 15, 2019Observed: 560.89 ft at 9:00PM Jan 15, 2019Observed: 560.86 ft at 10:00PM Jan 15, 2019Observed: 560.82 ft at 11:00PM Jan 15, 2019Observed: 560.82 ft at 12:00AM Jan 16, 2019Observed: 560.79 ft at 1:00AM Jan 16, 2019Observed: 560.76 ft at 2:00AM Jan 16, 2019Observed: 560.75 ft at 3:00AM Jan 16, 2019Observed: 560.72 ft at 4:00AM Jan 16, 2019Observed: 560.69 ft at 5:00AM Jan 16, 2019Observed: 560.67 ft at 6:00AM Jan 16, 2019Observed: 560.67 ft at 8:00AM Jan 16, 2019Observed: 560.68 ft at 9:00AM Jan 16, 2019Observed: 560.64 ft at 10:00AM Jan 16, 2019Observed: 560.62 ft at 11:00AM Jan 16, 2019Observed: 560.59 ft at 12:00PM Jan 16, 2019Observed: 560.58 ft at 1:00PM Jan 16, 2019Observed: 560.55 ft at 2:00PM Jan 16, 2019Observed: 560.52 ft at 3:00PM Jan 16, 2019Observed: 560.49 ft at 4:00PM Jan 16, 2019Observed: 560.43 ft at 6:00PM Jan 16, 2019Observed: 560.4 ft at 7:00PM Jan 16, 2019Observed: 560.37 ft at 8:00PM Jan 16, 2019Observed: 560.34 ft at 9:00PM Jan 16, 2019Observed: 560.3 ft at 10:00PM Jan 16, 2019Observed: 560.24 ft at 11:00PM Jan 16, 2019Observed: 560.24 ft at 12:00AM Jan 17, 2019Observed: 560.21 ft at 1:00AM Jan 17, 2019Observed: 560.16 ft at 2:00AM Jan 17, 2019Observed: 560.14 ft at 3:00AM Jan 17, 2019Observed: 560.1 ft at 4:00AM Jan 17, 2019Observed: 560.06 ft at 5:00AM Jan 17, 2019Observed: 560.02 ft at 6:00AM Jan 17, 2019Observed: 559.99 ft at 7:00AM Jan 17, 2019Observed: 559.94 ft at 8:00AM Jan 17, 2019Observed: 559.92 ft at 9:00AM Jan 17, 2019Observed: 559.87 ft at 10:00AM Jan 17, 2019Observed: 559.84 ft at 11:00AM Jan 17, 2019Observed: 559.82 ft at 12:00PM Jan 17, 2019Observed: 559.77 ft at 1:00PM Jan 17, 2019Observed: 559.73 ft at 2:00PM Jan 17, 2019Observed: 559.69 ft at 3:00PM Jan 17, 2019Observed: 559.64 ft at 4:00PM Jan 17, 2019Observed: 559.6 ft at 5:00PM Jan 17, 2019Observed: 559.55 ft at 6:00PM Jan 17, 2019Observed: 559.5 ft at 7:00PM Jan 17, 2019Observed: 559.47 ft at 8:00PM Jan 17, 2019Observed: 559.41 ft at 9:00PM Jan 17, 2019Observed: 559.36 ft at 10:00PM Jan 17, 2019Observed: 559.25 ft at 11:00PM Jan 17, 2019Observed: 559.25 ft at 12:00AM Jan 18, 2019Observed: 559.15 ft at 2:00AM Jan 18, 2019Observed: 559.11 ft at 3:00AM Jan 18, 2019Observed: 559.05 ft at 4:00AM Jan 18, 2019Observed: 559.02 ft at 5:00AM Jan 18, 2019Observed: 558.97 ft at 6:00AM Jan 18, 2019Observed: 558.93 ft at 7:00AM Jan 18, 2019Observed: 558.84 ft at 9:00AM Jan 18, 2019Observed: 558.83 ft at 10:00AM Jan 18, 2019Observed: 558.82 ft at 11:00AM Jan 18, 2019Observed: 558.81 ft at 12:00PM Jan 18, 2019Observed: 558.8 ft at 1:00PM Jan 18, 2019Observed: 558.8 ft at 2:00PM Jan 18, 2019Observed: 558.79 ft at 3:00PM Jan 18, 2019Observed: 558.77 ft at 4:00PM Jan 18, 2019Observed: 558.76 ft at 5:00PM Jan 18, 2019CREA1(plotting HPIRZ) Graph Created (6:45PM Jan 18, 2019)ObservedLatest observed value: 558.76 ft at 5:00 PM CST 18-Jan-2019. Flood Stage is 567 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts for the Coosa River at Weiss Dam 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: 575
Moderate Flood Stage: 572
Flood Stage: 567
Action Stage: 564.5
Low Stage (in feet): 555

Historic Crests
(1) 570.91 ft on 04/08/1977
(2) 570.90 ft on 03/06/1979
(3) 570.88 ft on 03/19/1990
(4) 570.34 ft on 02/19/1990
(5) 569.96 ft on 03/23/1980
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 568.37 ft on 12/31/2015 (P)
(2) 564.88 ft on 01/08/2009
(3) 564.02 ft on 05/23/2008
(4) 563.96 ft on 05/15/2005
(5) 563.89 ft on 06/22/2004
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 556.31 ft on 01/01/1970

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572 Flooding of some permanent residences around the lake begins.
567 Flooding of lakeside property occurs. Some docks and boathouses become inundated.
565.5 Some minor flooding of docks begins in places such as the Bay Springs area.
564.5 Nuisance flooding of some lakeside property occurs.
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547 Ft Critical water supply intake for Town of Centre.
553 Ft Level of Centre"s water intake valve.
555 Ft Bottom of conservation pool.
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Latitude: 34.171944° N, Longitude: 85.753889° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

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Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 567 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 0 ft 567 ft Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
Other Not Available Not Available  

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