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Coosa River at Gadsden Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 507.76 ft at 6:30PM Jun 20, 2018Observed: 507.74 ft at 7:00PM Jun 20, 2018Observed: 507.74 ft at 7:30PM Jun 20, 2018Observed: 507.75 ft at 8:00PM Jun 20, 2018Observed: 507.75 ft at 8:30PM Jun 20, 2018Observed: 507.75 ft at 9:00PM Jun 20, 2018Observed: 507.75 ft at 9:30PM Jun 20, 2018Observed: 507.76 ft at 10:00PM Jun 20, 2018Observed: 507.76 ft at 10:30PM Jun 20, 2018Observed: 507.76 ft at 11:00PM Jun 20, 2018Observed: 507.76 ft at 11:30PM Jun 20, 2018Observed: 507.74 ft at 12:00AM Jun 21, 2018Observed: 507.75 ft at 12:30AM Jun 21, 2018Observed: 507.78 ft at 1:00AM Jun 21, 2018Observed: 507.8 ft at 1:30AM Jun 21, 2018Observed: 507.8 ft at 2:00AM Jun 21, 2018Observed: 507.8 ft at 2:30AM Jun 21, 2018Observed: 507.81 ft at 3:00AM Jun 21, 2018Observed: 507.83 ft at 3:30AM Jun 21, 2018Observed: 507.84 ft at 4:00AM Jun 21, 2018Observed: 507.85 ft at 4:30AM Jun 21, 2018Observed: 507.85 ft at 5:00AM Jun 21, 2018Observed: 507.87 ft at 5:30AM Jun 21, 2018Observed: 507.87 ft at 6:00AM Jun 21, 2018Observed: 507.87 ft at 6:30AM Jun 21, 2018Observed: 507.86 ft at 7:00AM Jun 21, 2018Observed: 507.88 ft at 7:30AM Jun 21, 2018Observed: 507.86 ft at 8:00AM Jun 21, 2018Observed: 507.82 ft at 8:30AM Jun 21, 2018Observed: 507.75 ft at 9:00AM Jun 21, 2018Observed: 507.7 ft at 9:30AM Jun 21, 2018Observed: 507.72 ft at 10:00AM Jun 21, 2018Observed: 507.83 ft at 10:30AM Jun 21, 2018Observed: 507.78 ft at 11:00AM Jun 21, 2018Observed: 507.74 ft at 11:30AM Jun 21, 2018Observed: 507.74 ft at 12:00PM Jun 21, 2018Observed: 507.74 ft at 12:30PM Jun 21, 2018Observed: 507.74 ft at 1:00PM Jun 21, 2018Observed: 507.72 ft at 1:30PM Jun 21, 2018Observed: 507.69 ft at 2:00PM Jun 21, 2018Observed: 507.68 ft at 2:30PM Jun 21, 2018Observed: 507.69 ft at 3:00PM Jun 21, 2018Observed: 507.7 ft at 3:30PM Jun 21, 2018Observed: 507.69 ft at 4:00PM Jun 21, 2018Observed: 507.7 ft at 4:30PM Jun 21, 2018Observed: 507.7 ft at 5:00PM Jun 21, 2018Observed: 507.71 ft at 5:30PM Jun 21, 2018Observed: 507.7 ft at 6:00PM Jun 21, 2018Observed: 507.7 ft at 6:30PM Jun 21, 2018Observed: 507.68 ft at 7:00PM Jun 21, 2018Observed: 507.68 ft at 7:30PM Jun 21, 2018Observed: 507.68 ft at 8:00PM Jun 21, 2018Observed: 507.68 ft at 8:30PM Jun 21, 2018Observed: 507.68 ft at 9:00PM Jun 21, 2018Observed: 507.67 ft at 9:30PM Jun 21, 2018Observed: 507.67 ft at 10:00PM Jun 21, 2018Observed: 507.67 ft at 10:30PM Jun 21, 2018Observed: 507.67 ft at 11:00PM Jun 21, 2018Observed: 507.68 ft at 11:30PM Jun 21, 2018Observed: 507.65 ft at 12:00AM Jun 22, 2018Observed: 507.66 ft at 12:30AM Jun 22, 2018Observed: 507.7 ft at 1:00AM Jun 22, 2018Observed: 507.73 ft at 1:30AM Jun 22, 2018Observed: 507.71 ft at 2:00AM Jun 22, 2018Observed: 507.74 ft at 2:30AM Jun 22, 2018Observed: 507.74 ft at 3:00AM Jun 22, 2018Observed: 507.75 ft at 3:30AM Jun 22, 2018Observed: 507.79 ft at 4:00AM Jun 22, 2018Observed: 507.79 ft at 4:30AM Jun 22, 2018Observed: 507.8 ft at 5:00AM Jun 22, 2018Observed: 507.8 ft at 5:30AM Jun 22, 2018Observed: 507.81 ft at 6:00AM Jun 22, 2018Observed: 507.81 ft at 6:30AM Jun 22, 2018Observed: 507.8 ft at 7:00AM Jun 22, 2018Observed: 507.79 ft at 7:30AM Jun 22, 2018Observed: 507.8 ft at 8:00AM Jun 22, 2018Observed: 507.81 ft at 8:30AM Jun 22, 2018Observed: 507.81 ft at 9:00AM Jun 22, 2018Observed: 507.75 ft at 9:30AM Jun 22, 2018Observed: 507.7 ft at 10:00AM Jun 22, 2018Observed: 507.66 ft at 10:30AM Jun 22, 2018Observed: 507.66 ft at 11:00AM Jun 22, 2018Observed: 507.74 ft at 11:30AM Jun 22, 2018Observed: 507.72 ft at 12:00PM Jun 22, 2018Observed: 507.68 ft at 12:30PM Jun 22, 2018Observed: 507.68 ft at 1:00PM Jun 22, 2018Observed: 507.68 ft at 1:30PM Jun 22, 2018Observed: 507.66 ft at 2:00PM Jun 22, 2018Observed: 507.64 ft at 2:30PM Jun 22, 2018Observed: 507.67 ft at 3:00PM Jun 22, 2018Observed: 507.7 ft at 3:30PM Jun 22, 2018Observed: 507.72 ft at 4:00PM Jun 22, 2018Observed: 507.68 ft at 4:30PM Jun 22, 2018Observed: 507.69 ft at 5:00PM Jun 22, 2018Observed: 507.68 ft at 5:30PM Jun 22, 2018Observed: 507.68 ft at 6:00PM Jun 22, 2018Observed: 507.67 ft at 6:30PM Jun 22, 2018Observed: 507.66 ft at 7:00PM Jun 22, 2018Observed: 507.66 ft at 7:30PM Jun 22, 2018Observed: 507.66 ft at 8:00PM Jun 22, 2018Observed: 507.67 ft at 8:30PM Jun 22, 2018Observed: 507.69 ft at 9:00PM Jun 22, 2018Observed: 507.69 ft at 9:30PM Jun 22, 2018Observed: 507.69 ft at 10:00PM Jun 22, 2018Observed: 507.69 ft at 10:30PM Jun 22, 2018Observed: 507.68 ft at 11:00PM Jun 22, 2018Observed: 507.65 ft at 11:30PM Jun 22, 2018Observed: 507.61 ft at 12:00AM Jun 23, 2018Observed: 507.62 ft at 12:30AM Jun 23, 2018Observed: 507.64 ft at 1:00AM Jun 23, 2018Observed: 507.66 ft at 1:30AM Jun 23, 2018Observed: 507.66 ft at 2:00AM Jun 23, 2018Observed: 507.67 ft at 2:30AM Jun 23, 2018Observed: 507.69 ft at 3:00AM Jun 23, 2018Observed: 507.71 ft at 3:30AM Jun 23, 2018Observed: 507.73 ft at 4:00AM Jun 23, 2018Observed: 507.74 ft at 4:30AM Jun 23, 2018Observed: 507.73 ft at 5:00AM Jun 23, 2018Observed: 507.73 ft at 5:30AM Jun 23, 2018Observed: 507.74 ft at 6:00AM Jun 23, 2018Observed: 507.74 ft at 6:30AM Jun 23, 2018Observed: 507.75 ft at 7:00AM Jun 23, 2018Observed: 507.74 ft at 7:30AM Jun 23, 2018Observed: 507.78 ft at 8:00AM Jun 23, 2018Observed: 507.97 ft at 8:30AM Jun 23, 2018Highest Observation: 508.04 ft at 9:00AM Jun 23, 2018Observed: 508 ft at 9:30AM Jun 23, 2018Observed: 507.99 ft at 10:00AM Jun 23, 2018Observed: 507.96 ft at 10:30AM Jun 23, 2018Observed: 507.97 ft at 11:00AM Jun 23, 2018Observed: 507.95 ft at 11:30AM Jun 23, 2018Observed: 507.93 ft at 12:00PM Jun 23, 2018Observed: 507.89 ft at 12:30PM Jun 23, 2018Observed: 507.87 ft at 1:00PM Jun 23, 2018Observed: 507.87 ft at 1:30PM Jun 23, 2018Observed: 507.87 ft at 2:00PM Jun 23, 2018Observed: 507.9 ft at 2:30PM Jun 23, 2018Observed: 507.9 ft at 3:00PM Jun 23, 2018Observed: 507.9 ft at 3:30PM Jun 23, 2018Observed: 507.94 ft at 4:00PM Jun 23, 2018Observed: 507.9 ft at 4:30PM Jun 23, 2018GAPA1(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (6:00PM Jun 23, 2018)ObservedLatest observed value: 507.9 ft at 4:30 PM CDT 23-Jun-2018. Flood Stage is 511 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 Gadsden 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: 517
Moderate Flood Stage: 514
Flood Stage: 511
Action Stage: 511
Low Stage (in feet): 508

Historic Crests
(1) 525.10 ft on 04/06/1886
(2) 519.90 ft on 07/15/1916
(3) 518.70 ft on 04/11/1936
(4) 517.80 ft on 02/26/1961
(5) 517.50 ft on 01/02/1933
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 511.00 ft on 02/24/2016 (P)
(2) 511.33 ft on 05/07/2013 (P)
(3) 508.09 ft on 01/24/2006
(4) 511.77 ft on 11/24/2005
(5) 509.16 ft on 09/17/2004
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 486.00 ft on 10/20/1904

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520 Widespread and severe residential flooding in Gadsden and adjacent areas along the Coosa River occurs.
517 Low elevations of Highway 411 begin to flood. Considerable residential flooding also occurs at this level.
514 Considerable residential flooding occurs in Gadsden and adjacent areas along the Coosa River.
512 Some residential flooding begins in the Gadsden area.
511 Low lying farm lands in the Gadsden area begin to flood.
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Latitude: 34.013889° N, Longitude: 85.970278° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

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Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 511 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
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(gauge height = flood stage)
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NAVD88 Not Available Not Available Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 0 ft 511 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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