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Alcovy River above Covington Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 1.42 ft at 4:45PM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 1.42 ft at 5:00PM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 1.42 ft at 5:15PM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 1.41 ft at 5:30PM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 1.41 ft at 5:45PM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 1.41 ft at 6:00PM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 1.41 ft at 6:15PM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 1.4 ft at 6:30PM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 1.4 ft at 6:45PM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 1.4 ft at 7:00PM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 1.4 ft at 7:15PM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 1.4 ft at 7:30PM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 1.4 ft at 7:45PM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 1.4 ft at 8:00PM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 1.4 ft at 8:15PM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 1.4 ft at 8:30PM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 1.4 ft at 8:45PM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 1.41 ft at 9:00PM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 1.41 ft at 9:15PM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 1.41 ft at 9:30PM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 1.42 ft at 9:45PM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 1.42 ft at 10:00PM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 1.42 ft at 10:15PM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 1.43 ft at 10:30PM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 1.43 ft at 10:45PM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 1.44 ft at 11:00PM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 1.44 ft at 11:15PM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 1.45 ft at 11:30PM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 1.45 ft at 11:45PM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 1.46 ft at 12:00AM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 1.46 ft at 12:15AM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 1.47 ft at 12:30AM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 1.48 ft at 12:45AM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 1.48 ft at 1:00AM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 1.49 ft at 1:15AM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 1.49 ft at 1:30AM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 1.5 ft at 1:45AM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 1.5 ft at 2:00AM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 1.5 ft at 2:15AM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 1.51 ft at 2:30AM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 1.51 ft at 2:45AM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 1.51 ft at 3:00AM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 1.52 ft at 3:15AM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 1.52 ft at 3:30AM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 1.52 ft at 3:45AM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 1.52 ft at 4:00AM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 1.52 ft at 4:15AM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 1.52 ft at 4:30AM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 1.53 ft at 4:45AM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 1.53 ft at 5:00AM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 1.53 ft at 5:15AM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 1.53 ft at 5:30AM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 1.53 ft at 5:45AM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 1.53 ft at 6:00AM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 1.53 ft at 6:15AM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 1.53 ft at 6:30AM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 1.53 ft at 6:45AM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 1.53 ft at 7:00AM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 1.53 ft at 7:15AM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 1.52 ft at 7:30AM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 1.52 ft at 7:45AM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 1.53 ft at 8:00AM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 1.52 ft at 8:15AM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 1.52 ft at 8:30AM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 1.52 ft at 8:45AM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 1.52 ft at 9:00AM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 1.51 ft at 10:15AM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 1.51 ft at 10:30AM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 1.51 ft at 10:45AM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 1.5 ft at 11:00AM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 1.5 ft at 11:15AM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 1.5 ft at 11:30AM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 1.5 ft at 11:45AM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 1.5 ft at 12:00PM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 1.49 ft at 12:15PM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 1.49 ft at 12:30PM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 1.49 ft at 12:45PM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 1.49 ft at 1:00PM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 1.49 ft at 1:15PM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 1.49 ft at 1:30PM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 1.49 ft at 1:45PM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 1.49 ft at 2:00PM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 1.49 ft at 2:15PM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 1.49 ft at 2:30PM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 1.49 ft at 2:45PM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 1.49 ft at 3:00PM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 1.49 ft at 3:15PM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 1.49 ft at 3:30PM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 1.49 ft at 3:45PM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 1.49 ft at 3:46PM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 1.49 ft at 4:00PM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 1.49 ft at 4:01PM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 1.5 ft at 4:15PM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 1.5 ft at 4:30PM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 1.51 ft at 4:45PM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 1.51 ft at 5:00PM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 1.52 ft at 5:15PM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 1.53 ft at 5:30PM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 1.54 ft at 5:45PM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 1.55 ft at 6:00PM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 1.56 ft at 6:15PM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 1.57 ft at 6:30PM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 1.58 ft at 6:45PM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 1.59 ft at 7:00PM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 1.59 ft at 7:15PM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 1.61 ft at 7:30PM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 1.61 ft at 7:45PM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 1.62 ft at 8:00PM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 1.63 ft at 8:15PM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 1.64 ft at 8:30PM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 1.64 ft at 8:45PM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 1.65 ft at 9:00PM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 1.66 ft at 9:15PM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 1.67 ft at 9:30PM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 1.67 ft at 9:45PM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 1.68 ft at 10:00PM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 1.68 ft at 10:15PM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 1.69 ft at 10:30PM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 1.7 ft at 10:45PM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 1.7 ft at 11:00PM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 1.7 ft at 11:15PM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 1.7 ft at 11:30PM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 1.71 ft at 11:45PM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 1.71 ft at 12:00AM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 1.71 ft at 12:15AM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 1.72 ft at 12:30AM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 1.72 ft at 12:45AM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 1.72 ft at 1:00AM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 1.72 ft at 1:15AM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 1.72 ft at 1:30AM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 1.73 ft at 1:45AM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 1.73 ft at 2:00AM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 1.72 ft at 2:15AM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 1.72 ft at 2:30AM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 1.73 ft at 2:45AM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 1.73 ft at 3:00AM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 1.73 ft at 3:15AM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 1.72 ft at 3:30AM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 1.72 ft at 3:45AM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 1.72 ft at 4:00AM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 1.72 ft at 4:15AM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 1.72 ft at 4:30AM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 1.72 ft at 4:45AM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 1.72 ft at 5:00AM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 1.73 ft at 5:15AM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 1.72 ft at 5:30AM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 1.73 ft at 5:45AM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 1.73 ft at 6:00AM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 1.72 ft at 6:15AM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 1.72 ft at 6:30AM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 1.72 ft at 6:45AM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 1.72 ft at 7:00AM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 1.72 ft at 7:15AM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 1.71 ft at 7:30AM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 1.71 ft at 7:45AM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 1.71 ft at 8:00AM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 1.71 ft at 8:15AM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 1.7 ft at 8:30AM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 1.71 ft at 8:45AM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 1.7 ft at 9:00AM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 1.68 ft at 9:15AM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 1.64 ft at 9:30AM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 1.62 ft at 9:45AM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 1.6 ft at 10:00AM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 1.59 ft at 10:15AM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 1.57 ft at 10:30AM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 1.54 ft at 10:45AM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 1.5 ft at 11:00AM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 1.47 ft at 11:15AM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 1.44 ft at 11:30AM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 1.41 ft at 11:45AM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 1.41 ft at 11:46AM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 1.39 ft at 12:00PM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 1.39 ft at 12:01PM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 1.38 ft at 12:15PM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 1.38 ft at 12:17PM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 1.37 ft at 12:30PM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 1.36 ft at 12:45PM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 1.35 ft at 1:00PM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 1.36 ft at 1:15PM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 1.4 ft at 1:30PM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 1.47 ft at 1:45PM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 1.52 ft at 2:00PM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 1.56 ft at 2:15PM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 1.58 ft at 2:30PM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 1.6 ft at 2:45PM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 1.62 ft at 3:00PM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 1.63 ft at 3:15PM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 1.63 ft at 3:30PM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 1.64 ft at 3:45PM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 1.64 ft at 4:00PM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 1.64 ft at 4:15PM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 1.65 ft at 4:30PM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 1.65 ft at 4:45PM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 1.65 ft at 5:00PM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 1.66 ft at 5:15PM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 1.66 ft at 5:30PM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 1.66 ft at 5:45PM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 1.66 ft at 6:00PM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 1.67 ft at 6:15PM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 1.67 ft at 6:30PM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 1.68 ft at 6:45PM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 1.68 ft at 7:00PM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 1.69 ft at 7:15PM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 1.69 ft at 7:30PM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 1.7 ft at 7:45PM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 1.71 ft at 8:00PM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 1.71 ft at 8:15PM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 1.72 ft at 8:30PM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 1.72 ft at 8:45PM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 1.73 ft at 9:00PM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 1.73 ft at 9:15PM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 1.74 ft at 9:30PM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 1.75 ft at 9:45PM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 1.75 ft at 10:00PM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 1.75 ft at 10:15PM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 1.75 ft at 10:30PM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 1.76 ft at 10:45PM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 1.76 ft at 11:00PM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 1.76 ft at 11:15PM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 1.77 ft at 11:30PM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 1.77 ft at 11:45PM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 1.77 ft at 12:00AM Oct 17, 2019Observed: 1.78 ft at 12:15AM Oct 17, 2019Observed: 1.78 ft at 12:30AM Oct 17, 2019Observed: 1.78 ft at 12:45AM Oct 17, 2019Observed: 1.78 ft at 1:00AM Oct 17, 2019Observed: 1.79 ft at 1:15AM Oct 17, 2019Observed: 1.79 ft at 1:30AM Oct 17, 2019Observed: 1.79 ft at 1:45AM Oct 17, 2019Observed: 1.79 ft at 2:00AM Oct 17, 2019Observed: 1.79 ft at 2:15AM Oct 17, 2019Observed: 1.79 ft at 2:30AM Oct 17, 2019Observed: 1.79 ft at 2:45AM Oct 17, 2019Observed: 1.79 ft at 3:00AM Oct 17, 2019Observed: 1.79 ft at 3:15AM Oct 17, 2019Highest Observation: 1.8 ft at 3:30AM Oct 17, 2019Observed: 1.79 ft at 3:45AM Oct 17, 2019Observed: 1.79 ft at 4:00AM Oct 17, 2019Observed: 1.79 ft at 4:15AM Oct 17, 2019Observed: 1.79 ft at 4:30AM Oct 17, 2019Observed: 1.79 ft at 4:45AM Oct 17, 2019Observed: 1.78 ft at 5:00AM Oct 17, 2019Observed: 1.75 ft at 5:15AM Oct 17, 2019Observed: 1.73 ft at 5:30AM Oct 17, 2019Observed: 1.72 ft at 5:45AM Oct 17, 2019Observed: 1.71 ft at 6:00AM Oct 17, 2019Observed: 1.7 ft at 6:15AM Oct 17, 2019Observed: 1.68 ft at 6:30AM Oct 17, 2019Observed: 1.68 ft at 6:45AM Oct 17, 2019Observed: 1.67 ft at 7:00AM Oct 17, 2019Observed: 1.66 ft at 7:15AM Oct 17, 2019Observed: 1.66 ft at 7:30AM Oct 17, 2019Observed: 1.65 ft at 7:45AM Oct 17, 2019Observed: 1.65 ft at 8:00AM Oct 17, 2019Observed: 1.64 ft at 8:15AM Oct 17, 2019Observed: 1.64 ft at 8:30AM Oct 17, 2019Observed: 1.64 ft at 8:45AM Oct 17, 2019Observed: 1.63 ft at 9:00AM Oct 17, 2019Observed: 1.63 ft at 9:15AM Oct 17, 2019Observed: 1.62 ft at 9:30AM Oct 17, 2019Observed: 1.62 ft at 9:45AM Oct 17, 2019Observed: 1.61 ft at 10:00AM Oct 17, 2019Observed: 1.61 ft at 10:15AM Oct 17, 2019Observed: 1.61 ft at 10:30AM Oct 17, 2019Observed: 1.6 ft at 10:45AM Oct 17, 2019Observed: 1.6 ft at 11:00AM Oct 17, 2019Observed: 1.6 ft at 11:15AM Oct 17, 2019Observed: 1.59 ft at 11:30AM Oct 17, 2019Observed: 1.59 ft at 11:45AM Oct 17, 2019Observed: 1.58 ft at 12:00PM Oct 17, 2019Observed: 1.58 ft at 12:15PM Oct 17, 2019Observed: 1.58 ft at 12:30PM Oct 17, 2019Observed: 1.58 ft at 12:45PM Oct 17, 2019Observed: 1.58 ft at 1:00PM Oct 17, 2019Observed: 1.57 ft at 1:15PM Oct 17, 2019Observed: 1.57 ft at 1:30PM Oct 17, 2019Observed: 1.57 ft at 1:45PM Oct 17, 2019Observed: 1.57 ft at 2:00PM Oct 17, 2019Observed: 1.57 ft at 2:15PM Oct 17, 2019Observed: 1.56 ft at 2:30PM Oct 17, 2019Observed: 1.57 ft at 2:45PM Oct 17, 2019Observed: 1.57 ft at 3:00PM Oct 17, 2019Observed: 1.57 ft at 3:15PM Oct 17, 2019Observed: 1.57 ft at 3:30PM Oct 17, 2019Observed: 1.57 ft at 3:45PM Oct 17, 2019Observed: 1.58 ft at 4:00PM Oct 17, 2019USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesACYG1(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (4:33PM Oct 17, 2019)ObservedLatest observed value: 1.58 ft at 4:00 PM EDT 17-Oct-2019. Flood Stage is 12 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts are not available for the Alcovy River above Covington. Only observed stages are available for this point.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 20
Moderate Flood Stage: 16
Flood Stage: 12
Action Stage: 9
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 14.79 ft on 03/16/1976
(2) 14.40 ft on 03/18/1990
(3) 13.90 ft on 10/05/1995
(4) 13.73 ft on 07/02/2003
(5) 13.57 ft on 04/21/2019
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 13.57 ft on 04/21/2019
(2) 12.40 ft on 12/31/2015
(3) 13.34 ft on 12/26/2015
(4) 12.16 ft on 11/12/2009
(5) 13.73 ft on 07/02/2003
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 0.60 ft on 10/04/2007
(2) 0.83 ft on 09/26/2007

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22 Major flooding with widespread innundation expands further into the woodlands and fields near the river upstream and downstream from the gage on Alcovy Trestle Road. The water level reaches the top of the bridge with erosion likely to the road on either side of the bridge. Portions of Hamby Lane and Alcovy Trestle Road will be under two feet of water. The bridge and roads will be closed by local officials.
20 Major flooding begins. Widespread innundation of water expands further into the woodlands and fields near the river upstream and downstream from the gage on Alcovy Trestle Road. The bridge forms an obstacle and acts like a dam causing some backwater and erosion eddies to the sides of the bridge. The intersection of Hamby Lane and Alcovy Trestle Road begins to flood. This may cause local officials to close it.
18 Moderate flooding continues to expand further into the woodlands and fields near the river upstream and downstream from the gage on Alcovy Trestle Road. The bridge forms an obstacle and acts like a dam causing some backwater and erosion eddies to the sides of the bridge. The intersection of Hamby Lane and Alcovy Trestle Road begins to flood. This may cause local officials to close it.
16 Moderate flooding begins. Flooding continues to expand further into the woodlands and fields near the river upstream and downstream from the gage on Alcovy Trestle Road. The water level is near the bottom of the bridge. This may cause local officials to close it due to possible erosion around the supports.
14 Minor flooding continues of the natural flood plain and expands further into the woodlands along the river upstream and downstream from the gage on Alcovy Trestle Road.
12 Flood Stage is reached. Minor flooding begins of woodlands and the natural flood plain of the river upstream and downstream from the gage on Alcovy Trestle Road.
9 Bankfull conditions are reached along the river upstream and downstream from the gage on Alcovy Trestle Road.
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Latitude: 33.640000° N, Longitude: 83.779167° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 12 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 646.1 ft 658.1 ft  

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