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Cartecay River near East Ellijay Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Highest Observation: 2.36 ft at 12:45PM May 29, 2020Highest Observation: 2.36 ft at 1:00PM May 29, 2020Highest Observation: 2.36 ft at 1:15PM May 29, 2020Highest Observation: 2.36 ft at 1:30PM May 29, 2020Highest Observation: 2.36 ft at 1:45PM May 29, 2020Highest Observation: 2.36 ft at 2:00PM May 29, 2020Highest Observation: 2.36 ft at 2:15PM May 29, 2020Highest Observation: 2.36 ft at 2:30PM May 29, 2020Highest Observation: 2.36 ft at 2:45PM May 29, 2020Highest Observation: 2.36 ft at 3:00PM May 29, 2020Highest Observation: 2.36 ft at 3:15PM May 29, 2020Highest Observation: 2.36 ft at 3:30PM May 29, 2020Highest Observation: 2.36 ft at 3:45PM May 29, 2020Observed: 2.35 ft at 4:00PM May 29, 2020Observed: 2.35 ft at 4:15PM May 29, 2020Observed: 2.35 ft at 4:30PM May 29, 2020Observed: 2.35 ft at 4:45PM May 29, 2020Observed: 2.35 ft at 5:00PM May 29, 2020Observed: 2.35 ft at 5:15PM May 29, 2020Observed: 2.35 ft at 5:30PM May 29, 2020Observed: 2.35 ft at 5:45PM May 29, 2020Observed: 2.34 ft at 6:00PM May 29, 2020Observed: 2.35 ft at 6:15PM May 29, 2020Observed: 2.34 ft at 6:30PM May 29, 2020Observed: 2.34 ft at 6:45PM May 29, 2020Observed: 2.34 ft at 7:00PM May 29, 2020Observed: 2.34 ft at 7:15PM May 29, 2020Observed: 2.34 ft at 7:30PM May 29, 2020Observed: 2.34 ft at 7:45PM May 29, 2020Observed: 2.34 ft at 8:00PM May 29, 2020Observed: 2.34 ft at 8:15PM May 29, 2020Observed: 2.34 ft at 8:30PM May 29, 2020Observed: 2.33 ft at 8:45PM May 29, 2020Observed: 2.33 ft at 9:00PM May 29, 2020Observed: 2.33 ft at 9:15PM May 29, 2020Observed: 2.33 ft at 9:30PM May 29, 2020Observed: 2.33 ft at 9:45PM May 29, 2020Observed: 2.33 ft at 10:00PM May 29, 2020Observed: 2.33 ft at 10:15PM May 29, 2020Observed: 2.33 ft at 10:30PM May 29, 2020Observed: 2.33 ft at 10:45PM May 29, 2020Observed: 2.33 ft at 11:00PM May 29, 2020Observed: 2.33 ft at 11:15PM May 29, 2020Observed: 2.33 ft at 11:30PM May 29, 2020Observed: 2.33 ft at 11:45PM May 29, 2020Observed: 2.32 ft at 12:00AM May 30, 2020Observed: 2.33 ft at 12:15AM May 30, 2020Observed: 2.32 ft at 12:30AM May 30, 2020Observed: 2.32 ft at 12:45AM May 30, 2020Observed: 2.32 ft at 1:00AM May 30, 2020Observed: 2.32 ft at 1:15AM May 30, 2020Observed: 2.32 ft at 1:30AM May 30, 2020Observed: 2.32 ft at 1:45AM May 30, 2020Observed: 2.32 ft at 2:00AM May 30, 2020Observed: 2.32 ft at 2:15AM May 30, 2020Observed: 2.32 ft at 2:30AM May 30, 2020Observed: 2.32 ft at 2:45AM May 30, 2020Observed: 2.32 ft at 3:00AM May 30, 2020Observed: 2.32 ft at 3:15AM May 30, 2020Observed: 2.32 ft at 3:30AM May 30, 2020Observed: 2.32 ft at 3:45AM May 30, 2020Observed: 2.32 ft at 4:00AM May 30, 2020Observed: 2.32 ft at 4:15AM May 30, 2020Observed: 2.32 ft at 4:30AM May 30, 2020Observed: 2.32 ft at 4:45AM May 30, 2020Observed: 2.32 ft at 5:00AM May 30, 2020Observed: 2.32 ft at 5:15AM May 30, 2020Observed: 2.32 ft at 5:30AM May 30, 2020Observed: 2.32 ft at 5:45AM May 30, 2020Observed: 2.32 ft at 6:00AM May 30, 2020Observed: 2.32 ft at 6:15AM May 30, 2020Observed: 2.32 ft at 6:30AM May 30, 2020Observed: 2.32 ft at 6:45AM May 30, 2020Observed: 2.32 ft at 7:00AM May 30, 2020Observed: 2.32 ft at 7:15AM May 30, 2020Observed: 2.32 ft at 7:30AM May 30, 2020Observed: 2.32 ft at 7:45AM May 30, 2020Observed: 2.33 ft at 8:00AM May 30, 2020Observed: 2.33 ft at 8:15AM May 30, 2020Observed: 2.33 ft at 8:30AM May 30, 2020Observed: 2.33 ft at 8:45AM May 30, 2020Observed: 2.33 ft at 9:00AM May 30, 2020Observed: 2.33 ft at 9:15AM May 30, 2020Observed: 2.33 ft at 9:30AM May 30, 2020Observed: 2.33 ft at 9:45AM May 30, 2020Observed: 2.33 ft at 10:00AM May 30, 2020Observed: 2.33 ft at 10:15AM May 30, 2020Observed: 2.33 ft at 10:30AM May 30, 2020Observed: 2.33 ft at 10:45AM May 30, 2020Observed: 2.33 ft at 11:00AM May 30, 2020Observed: 2.33 ft at 11:15AM May 30, 2020Observed: 2.33 ft at 11:30AM May 30, 2020Observed: 2.33 ft at 11:45AM May 30, 2020Observed: 2.33 ft at 12:00PM May 30, 2020Observed: 2.33 ft at 12:15PM May 30, 2020Observed: 2.33 ft at 12:30PM May 30, 2020Observed: 2.33 ft at 12:45PM May 30, 2020Observed: 2.33 ft at 1:00PM May 30, 2020Observed: 2.33 ft at 1:15PM May 30, 2020Observed: 2.33 ft at 1:30PM May 30, 2020Observed: 2.33 ft at 1:45PM May 30, 2020Observed: 2.33 ft at 2:00PM May 30, 2020Observed: 2.33 ft at 2:15PM May 30, 2020Observed: 2.33 ft at 2:30PM May 30, 2020Observed: 2.33 ft at 2:45PM May 30, 2020Observed: 2.33 ft at 3:00PM May 30, 2020Observed: 2.33 ft at 3:15PM May 30, 2020Observed: 2.33 ft at 3:30PM May 30, 2020Observed: 2.33 ft at 3:45PM May 30, 2020Observed: 2.33 ft at 4:00PM May 30, 2020Observed: 2.33 ft at 4:15PM May 30, 2020Observed: 2.33 ft at 4:30PM May 30, 2020Observed: 2.32 ft at 4:45PM May 30, 2020Observed: 2.33 ft at 5:00PM May 30, 2020Observed: 2.32 ft at 5:15PM May 30, 2020Observed: 2.32 ft at 5:30PM May 30, 2020Observed: 2.32 ft at 5:45PM May 30, 2020Observed: 2.32 ft at 6:00PM May 30, 2020Observed: 2.32 ft at 6:15PM May 30, 2020Observed: 2.32 ft at 6:30PM May 30, 2020Observed: 2.32 ft at 6:45PM May 30, 2020Observed: 2.31 ft at 7:00PM May 30, 2020Observed: 2.31 ft at 7:15PM May 30, 2020Observed: 2.31 ft at 7:30PM May 30, 2020Observed: 2.31 ft at 7:45PM May 30, 2020Observed: 2.31 ft at 8:00PM May 30, 2020Observed: 2.31 ft at 8:15PM May 30, 2020Observed: 2.31 ft at 8:30PM May 30, 2020Observed: 2.31 ft at 8:45PM May 30, 2020Observed: 2.31 ft at 9:00PM May 30, 2020Observed: 2.31 ft at 9:15PM May 30, 2020Observed: 2.3 ft at 9:30PM May 30, 2020Observed: 2.3 ft at 9:45PM May 30, 2020Observed: 2.3 ft at 10:00PM May 30, 2020Observed: 2.3 ft at 10:15PM May 30, 2020Observed: 2.3 ft at 10:30PM May 30, 2020Observed: 2.3 ft at 10:45PM May 30, 2020Observed: 2.3 ft at 11:00PM May 30, 2020Observed: 2.3 ft at 11:15PM May 30, 2020Observed: 2.29 ft at 11:30PM May 30, 2020Observed: 2.29 ft at 11:45PM May 30, 2020Observed: 2.29 ft at 12:00AM May 31, 2020Observed: 2.29 ft at 12:15AM May 31, 2020Observed: 2.29 ft at 12:30AM May 31, 2020Observed: 2.29 ft at 12:45AM May 31, 2020Observed: 2.29 ft at 1:00AM May 31, 2020Observed: 2.29 ft at 1:15AM May 31, 2020Observed: 2.29 ft at 1:30AM May 31, 2020Observed: 2.29 ft at 1:45AM May 31, 2020Observed: 2.29 ft at 2:00AM May 31, 2020Observed: 2.29 ft at 2:15AM May 31, 2020Observed: 2.29 ft at 2:30AM May 31, 2020Observed: 2.29 ft at 2:45AM May 31, 2020Observed: 2.29 ft at 3:00AM May 31, 2020Observed: 2.29 ft at 3:15AM May 31, 2020Observed: 2.29 ft at 3:30AM May 31, 2020Observed: 2.29 ft at 3:45AM May 31, 2020Observed: 2.29 ft at 4:00AM May 31, 2020Observed: 2.29 ft at 4:15AM May 31, 2020Observed: 2.29 ft at 4:30AM May 31, 2020Observed: 2.29 ft at 4:45AM May 31, 2020Observed: 2.29 ft at 5:00AM May 31, 2020Observed: 2.29 ft at 5:15AM May 31, 2020Observed: 2.29 ft at 5:30AM May 31, 2020Observed: 2.29 ft at 5:45AM May 31, 2020Observed: 2.29 ft at 6:00AM May 31, 2020Observed: 2.29 ft at 6:15AM May 31, 2020Observed: 2.29 ft at 6:30AM May 31, 2020Observed: 2.29 ft at 6:45AM May 31, 2020Observed: 2.29 ft at 7:00AM May 31, 2020Observed: 2.29 ft at 7:15AM May 31, 2020Observed: 2.29 ft at 7:30AM May 31, 2020Observed: 2.3 ft at 7:45AM May 31, 2020Observed: 2.3 ft at 8:00AM May 31, 2020Observed: 2.3 ft at 8:15AM May 31, 2020Observed: 2.3 ft at 8:30AM May 31, 2020Observed: 2.3 ft at 8:45AM May 31, 2020Observed: 2.3 ft at 9:00AM May 31, 2020Observed: 2.3 ft at 9:15AM May 31, 2020Observed: 2.3 ft at 9:30AM May 31, 2020Observed: 2.3 ft at 9:45AM May 31, 2020Observed: 2.3 ft at 10:00AM May 31, 2020Observed: 2.3 ft at 10:15AM May 31, 2020Observed: 2.3 ft at 10:30AM May 31, 2020Observed: 2.3 ft at 10:45AM May 31, 2020Observed: 2.3 ft at 11:00AM May 31, 2020Observed: 2.3 ft at 11:15AM May 31, 2020Observed: 2.3 ft at 11:30AM May 31, 2020Observed: 2.31 ft at 11:45AM May 31, 2020Observed: 2.3 ft at 12:00PM May 31, 2020Observed: 2.31 ft at 12:15PM May 31, 2020Observed: 2.3 ft at 12:30PM May 31, 2020Observed: 2.31 ft at 12:45PM May 31, 2020Observed: 2.31 ft at 1:00PM May 31, 2020Observed: 2.3 ft at 1:15PM May 31, 2020Observed: 2.31 ft at 1:30PM May 31, 2020Observed: 2.31 ft at 1:45PM May 31, 2020Observed: 2.31 ft at 2:00PM May 31, 2020Observed: 2.31 ft at 2:15PM May 31, 2020Observed: 2.31 ft at 2:30PM May 31, 2020Observed: 2.31 ft at 2:45PM May 31, 2020Observed: 2.31 ft at 3:00PM May 31, 2020Observed: 2.31 ft at 3:15PM May 31, 2020Observed: 2.3 ft at 3:30PM May 31, 2020Observed: 2.3 ft at 3:45PM May 31, 2020Observed: 2.31 ft at 4:00PM May 31, 2020Observed: 2.3 ft at 4:15PM May 31, 2020Observed: 2.3 ft at 4:30PM May 31, 2020Observed: 2.3 ft at 4:45PM May 31, 2020Observed: 2.3 ft at 5:00PM May 31, 2020Observed: 2.3 ft at 5:15PM May 31, 2020Observed: 2.3 ft at 5:30PM May 31, 2020Observed: 2.3 ft at 5:45PM May 31, 2020Observed: 2.3 ft at 6:00PM May 31, 2020Observed: 2.29 ft at 6:15PM May 31, 2020Observed: 2.29 ft at 6:30PM May 31, 2020Observed: 2.29 ft at 6:45PM May 31, 2020Observed: 2.29 ft at 7:00PM May 31, 2020Observed: 2.29 ft at 7:15PM May 31, 2020Observed: 2.29 ft at 7:30PM May 31, 2020Observed: 2.29 ft at 7:45PM May 31, 2020Observed: 2.29 ft at 8:00PM May 31, 2020Observed: 2.28 ft at 8:15PM May 31, 2020Observed: 2.28 ft at 8:30PM May 31, 2020Observed: 2.28 ft at 8:45PM May 31, 2020Observed: 2.28 ft at 9:00PM May 31, 2020Observed: 2.28 ft at 9:15PM May 31, 2020Observed: 2.28 ft at 9:30PM May 31, 2020Observed: 2.28 ft at 9:45PM May 31, 2020Observed: 2.28 ft at 10:00PM May 31, 2020Observed: 2.27 ft at 10:15PM May 31, 2020Observed: 2.27 ft at 10:30PM May 31, 2020Observed: 2.27 ft at 10:45PM May 31, 2020Observed: 2.27 ft at 11:00PM May 31, 2020Observed: 2.27 ft at 11:15PM May 31, 2020Observed: 2.27 ft at 11:30PM May 31, 2020Observed: 2.27 ft at 11:45PM May 31, 2020Observed: 2.27 ft at 12:00AM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 2.27 ft at 12:15AM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 2.27 ft at 12:30AM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 2.27 ft at 12:45AM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 2.27 ft at 1:00AM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 2.26 ft at 1:15AM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 2.26 ft at 1:30AM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 2.26 ft at 1:45AM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 2.26 ft at 2:00AM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 2.26 ft at 2:15AM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 2.26 ft at 2:30AM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 2.26 ft at 2:45AM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 2.26 ft at 3:00AM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 2.26 ft at 3:15AM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 2.26 ft at 3:30AM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 2.26 ft at 3:45AM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 2.26 ft at 4:00AM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 2.26 ft at 4:15AM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 2.26 ft at 4:30AM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 2.26 ft at 4:45AM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 2.26 ft at 5:00AM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 2.26 ft at 5:15AM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 2.26 ft at 5:30AM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 2.26 ft at 5:45AM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 2.26 ft at 6:00AM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 2.26 ft at 6:15AM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 2.26 ft at 6:30AM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 2.26 ft at 6:45AM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 2.27 ft at 7:00AM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 2.27 ft at 7:15AM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 2.27 ft at 7:30AM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 2.27 ft at 7:45AM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 2.27 ft at 8:00AM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 2.27 ft at 8:15AM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 2.27 ft at 8:30AM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 2.27 ft at 8:45AM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 2.27 ft at 9:00AM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 2.27 ft at 9:15AM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 2.27 ft at 9:30AM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 2.27 ft at 9:45AM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 2.28 ft at 10:00AM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 2.28 ft at 10:15AM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 2.27 ft at 10:30AM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 2.27 ft at 10:45AM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 2.28 ft at 11:00AM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 2.28 ft at 11:15AM Jun 01, 2020Observed: 2.28 ft at 11:30AM Jun 01, 2020USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesEECG1(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (12:33PM Jun 1, 2020)ObservedLatest observed value: 2.28 ft at 11:30 AM EDT 1-Jun-2020. Flood Stage is 7 ft
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NOTE: Automated gauge readings are now available, courtesy of the USGS.

NOTE: Forecasts for the Cartecay River near East Ellijay 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: 11
Moderate Flood Stage: 9
Flood Stage: 7
Action Stage: 6
Low Flow (in CFS): 78.4

Historic Crests
(1) 13.00 ft on 04/08/1938
(2) 11.08 ft on 12/24/2015
(3) 10.40 ft on 03/29/1951
(4) 10.19 ft on 08/01/2013
(5) 9.75 ft on 03/04/1979
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 7.14 ft on 02/06/2020
(2) 11.08 ft on 12/24/2015
(3) 10.19 ft on 08/01/2013
(4) 8.33 ft on 02/16/1990
(5) 8.61 ft on 02/03/1982
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.

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14 Major flooding continues to expand upstream and downstream from the gage off Georgia Highway 52. Widespread inundation flooding affects the townhouses and homes on Riverside Drive with at least four feet of water. Also a large portion of Maple Village Mobile Homes Park floods near the merger of the river and Owltown Creek. The water level will be around two feet deep in a maintenance building on the mobile homes park property and will be in the crawl spaces of some of the manufactured homes.
13 Major flooding continues to expand upstream and downstream from the gage off Georgia Highway 52. Widespread inundation flooding affects the townhouses and homes on Riverside Drive with at least three feet of water. Also a large portion of Maple Village Mobile Homes Park floods near the merger of the river and Owltown Creek. The water level will be around one foot deep in a maintenance building on the mobile homes park property.
12 Major flooding expands upstream and downstream from the gage off Georgia Highway 52. Widespread inundation flooding affects the townhouses and homes on Riverside Drive with at least two feet of water. Also a large portion of Maple Village Mobile Homes Park floods near the merger of the river and Owltown Creek. The water level reaches the foundation of a maintenance building on the mobile homes park property.
11 Major flooding begins upstream and downstream from the gage off Georgia Highway 52. Significant flooding expands and affects the townhouses and homes on Riverside Drive with at least one foot of water. Also a large portion of Maple Village Mobile Homes Park floods near the merger of the river and Owltown Creek.
10 Moderate flooding continues to expand upstream and downstream from the gage off Georgia Highway 52. The flooding completely covers the yards behind townhouses and homes on Riverside Drive. Flood waters are in the crawl spaces of the homes and the water level reaches the foundations of the townhouses. Also portions of the Maple Village Mobile Homes Park flood near the merger of the river and Owltown Creek.
9 Moderate flooding begins upstream and downstream from the gage off Georgia Highway 52. The flooding expands in the yards behind townhouses and homes on Riverside Drive and enters the crawl spaces of some of the homes. Also the lower portions of the Maple Village Mobile Homes Park begin to flood near the merger of the river and Owltown Creek.
8 Minor flooding continues upstream and downstream from the gage off Georgia Highway 52. The flooding expands of yards behind townhouses and homes on Riverside Drive.
7 Flood stage is reached and minor flooding begins upstream and downstream from the gage off Georgia Highway 52. Some flooding of yards begins behind townhouses and homes on Riverside Drive.
6 Bankfull conditions are reached along the river upstream and downstream from the stream gage on Georgia Highway 52.
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Latitude: 34.684167° N, Longitude: 84.458611° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 7 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 Not Available Not Available  

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Low water threshold is the 7Q10 value determined by the USGS and published in the Scientific Investigations Report 2017–5001.
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