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Savannah River at Lake Thurmond Pool (ft)Highest Observation: 321.21 ft at 7:00AM Dec 15, 2017Highest Observation: 321.21 ft at 8:00AM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 321.11 ft at 7:00AM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 321.11 ft at 8:00AM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 321.04 ft at 7:00AM Dec 17, 2017Observed: 321.04 ft at 8:00AM Dec 17, 2017USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesCHDS1(plotting HPIRZ) Graph Created (10:46AM Dec 17, 2017)ObservedLatest observed value: 321.04 ft at 8:00 AM EST 17-Dec-2017. Flood Stage is 335 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.

Reliability of the Forecast: Based on current and forecast river, weather and reservoir conditions

NOTE: Forecasts for the Savannah River at Lake Thurmond 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: 338
Moderate Flood Stage: 336
Flood Stage: 335
Action Stage: 334
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 336.46 ft on 04/11/1964
(2) 336.31 ft on 04/10/1964
(3) 336.03 ft on 01/01/2016
(4) 335.73 ft on 04/09/1964
(5) 335.45 ft on 02/07/1998
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 336.03 ft on 01/01/2016
(2) 335.45 ft on 02/07/1998
(3) 335.37 ft on 02/06/1998
(4) 335.28 ft on 03/07/1971
(5) 335.41 ft on 05/06/1964
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 316.90 ft on 12/15/2007
(2) 319.13 ft on 10/27/2007

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340 Some low lying bridges begin to get inundated around Lloyds Creek and the Little River in South Carolina.
338 Roads near Lake Thurmond become flooded with 2 feet of water with some areas being cut off from the main land. Some structures near the lake shore flood.
336 Some roads in low areas and structures close to the shore of Lake Thurmond are threatened by flood water.
335 Flood stage - boat ramps and structures right on the shore line begin to flood. Locations downstream of Clarks Hill Dam are also subject to flooding.
334 Water approaches low lying areas along the shore of Lake Thurmond.
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Latitude: 33.661111° N, Longitude: 82.200000° W, Horizontal Datum: Unknown

River Stage
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Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 335 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
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(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 Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
Other NULL NULL  

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