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Tallapoosa River at Martin Dam Pool (ft)Highest Observation: 485.98 ft at 9:00PM Jan 13, 2019Observed: 485.97 ft at 10:00PM Jan 13, 2019Observed: 485.96 ft at 11:00PM Jan 13, 2019Observed: 485.94 ft at 12:00AM Jan 14, 2019Observed: 485.93 ft at 1:00AM Jan 14, 2019Observed: 485.91 ft at 2:00AM Jan 14, 2019Observed: 485.9 ft at 3:00AM Jan 14, 2019Observed: 485.89 ft at 4:00AM Jan 14, 2019Observed: 485.86 ft at 5:00AM Jan 14, 2019Observed: 485.85 ft at 6:00AM Jan 14, 2019Observed: 485.84 ft at 7:00AM Jan 14, 2019Observed: 485.84 ft at 8:00AM Jan 14, 2019Observed: 485.84 ft at 9:00AM Jan 14, 2019Observed: 485.83 ft at 10:00AM Jan 14, 2019Observed: 485.81 ft at 11:00AM Jan 14, 2019Observed: 485.81 ft at 12:00PM Jan 14, 2019Observed: 485.79 ft at 1:00PM Jan 14, 2019Observed: 485.79 ft at 2:00PM Jan 14, 2019Observed: 485.79 ft at 3:00PM Jan 14, 2019Observed: 485.77 ft at 4:00PM Jan 14, 2019Observed: 485.75 ft at 5:00PM Jan 14, 2019Observed: 485.73 ft at 6:00PM Jan 14, 2019Observed: 485.72 ft at 7:00PM Jan 14, 2019Observed: 485.71 ft at 8:00PM Jan 14, 2019Observed: 485.69 ft at 9:00PM Jan 14, 2019Observed: 485.69 ft at 10:00PM Jan 14, 2019Observed: 485.68 ft at 11:00PM Jan 14, 2019Observed: 485.67 ft at 12:00AM Jan 15, 2019Observed: 485.66 ft at 1:00AM Jan 15, 2019Observed: 485.64 ft at 2:00AM Jan 15, 2019Observed: 485.63 ft at 3:00AM Jan 15, 2019Observed: 485.62 ft at 4:00AM Jan 15, 2019Observed: 485.6 ft at 5:00AM Jan 15, 2019Observed: 485.59 ft at 6:00AM Jan 15, 2019Observed: 485.56 ft at 7:00AM Jan 15, 2019Observed: 485.57 ft at 8:00AM Jan 15, 2019Observed: 485.56 ft at 9:00AM Jan 15, 2019Observed: 485.54 ft at 10:00AM Jan 15, 2019Observed: 485.51 ft at 12:00PM Jan 15, 2019Observed: 485.52 ft at 1:00PM Jan 15, 2019Observed: 485.47 ft at 3:00PM Jan 15, 2019Observed: 485.48 ft at 4:00PM Jan 15, 2019Observed: 485.45 ft at 5:00PM Jan 15, 2019Observed: 485.44 ft at 6:00PM Jan 15, 2019Observed: 485.42 ft at 7:00PM Jan 15, 2019Observed: 485.39 ft at 8:00PM Jan 15, 2019Observed: 485.39 ft at 9:00PM Jan 15, 2019Observed: 485.38 ft at 10:00PM Jan 15, 2019Observed: 485.37 ft at 11:00PM Jan 15, 2019Observed: 485.35 ft at 12:00AM Jan 16, 2019Observed: 485.34 ft at 1:00AM Jan 16, 2019Observed: 485.33 ft at 2:00AM Jan 16, 2019Observed: 485.3 ft at 3:00AM Jan 16, 2019Observed: 485.29 ft at 4:00AM Jan 16, 2019Observed: 485.28 ft at 5:00AM Jan 16, 2019Observed: 485.26 ft at 6:00AM Jan 16, 2019Observed: 485.24 ft at 7:00AM Jan 16, 2019Observed: 485.22 ft at 8:00AM Jan 16, 2019Observed: 485.22 ft at 9:00AM Jan 16, 2019Observed: 485.2 ft at 10:00AM Jan 16, 2019Observed: 485.19 ft at 11:00AM Jan 16, 2019Observed: 485.17 ft at 12:00PM Jan 16, 2019Observed: 485.16 ft at 1:00PM Jan 16, 2019Observed: 485.15 ft at 2:00PM Jan 16, 2019Observed: 485.12 ft at 3:00PM Jan 16, 2019Observed: 485.11 ft at 4:00PM Jan 16, 2019Observed: 485.07 ft at 6:00PM Jan 16, 2019Observed: 485.05 ft at 7:00PM Jan 16, 2019TLLA1(plotting HPIRZ) Graph Created (8:15PM Jan 16, 2019)ObservedLatest observed value: 485.05 ft at 7:00 PM CST 16-Jan-2019.
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NOTE: Forecasts are not available for the Tallapoosa River at Martin Dam. Only observed stages are available for this point.
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Moderate Flood Stage: 0
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Action Stage: 0
Low Stage (in feet): 0

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470 Ft Alexander City has an intake structure on Lake Martin.
474 Ft Level of Central Elmore (County) Water Authority water intake valve. Has difficulty drawing water below 474 feet because intakes are fed by gravity.
475 Ft Limiting water level for Alexander City and Coosa-Elmore Water Authority.
484.7 Ft Level of Still Waters Resort water intake.
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Latitude: 32.680000° N, Longitude: 85.911111° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

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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
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Summer Full Pool = 490 Feet. Normal Winter Pool = 480 Feet.
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