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Tallapoosa River near Tallapoosa Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Highest Observation: 5.1 ft at 11:00PM Feb 13, 2019Observed: 4.98 ft at 11:30PM Feb 13, 2019Observed: 4.95 ft at 12:00AM Feb 14, 2019Observed: 4.9 ft at 12:30AM Feb 14, 2019Observed: 4.88 ft at 1:00AM Feb 14, 2019Observed: 4.81 ft at 1:30AM Feb 14, 2019Observed: 4.79 ft at 2:00AM Feb 14, 2019Observed: 4.79 ft at 2:30AM Feb 14, 2019Observed: 4.71 ft at 3:00AM Feb 14, 2019Observed: 4.66 ft at 3:30AM Feb 14, 2019Observed: 4.62 ft at 4:00AM Feb 14, 2019Observed: 4.59 ft at 4:30AM Feb 14, 2019Observed: 4.59 ft at 5:00AM Feb 14, 2019Observed: 4.64 ft at 5:30AM Feb 14, 2019Observed: 4.47 ft at 6:00AM Feb 14, 2019Observed: 4.46 ft at 6:30AM Feb 14, 2019Observed: 4.43 ft at 7:00AM Feb 14, 2019Observed: 4.37 ft at 7:30AM Feb 14, 2019Observed: 4.39 ft at 8:00AM Feb 14, 2019Observed: 4.33 ft at 8:30AM Feb 14, 2019Observed: 4.29 ft at 9:00AM Feb 14, 2019Observed: 4.29 ft at 9:30AM Feb 14, 2019Observed: 4.24 ft at 10:00AM Feb 14, 2019Observed: 4.2 ft at 10:30AM Feb 14, 2019Observed: 4.17 ft at 11:00AM Feb 14, 2019Observed: 4.16 ft at 11:30AM Feb 14, 2019Observed: 4.14 ft at 12:00PM Feb 14, 2019Observed: 4.11 ft at 12:30PM Feb 14, 2019Observed: 4.06 ft at 1:00PM Feb 14, 2019Observed: 4.12 ft at 1:30PM Feb 14, 2019Observed: 4.07 ft at 2:00PM Feb 14, 2019Observed: 4.01 ft at 2:30PM Feb 14, 2019Observed: 4.02 ft at 3:00PM Feb 14, 2019Observed: 3.99 ft at 3:30PM Feb 14, 2019Observed: 3.99 ft at 4:00PM Feb 14, 2019Observed: 3.93 ft at 4:30PM Feb 14, 2019Observed: 3.92 ft at 5:00PM Feb 14, 2019Observed: 3.85 ft at 5:30PM Feb 14, 2019Observed: 3.88 ft at 6:00PM Feb 14, 2019Observed: 3.87 ft at 6:30PM Feb 14, 2019Observed: 3.86 ft at 7:00PM Feb 14, 2019Observed: 3.85 ft at 7:30PM Feb 14, 2019Observed: 3.84 ft at 8:00PM Feb 14, 2019Observed: 3.84 ft at 8:30PM Feb 14, 2019Observed: 3.8 ft at 9:00PM Feb 14, 2019Observed: 3.79 ft at 9:30PM Feb 14, 2019Observed: 3.83 ft at 10:00PM Feb 14, 2019Observed: 3.77 ft at 10:30PM Feb 14, 2019Observed: 3.74 ft at 11:00PM Feb 14, 2019Observed: 3.74 ft at 11:30PM Feb 14, 2019Observed: 3.73 ft at 12:00AM Feb 15, 2019Observed: 3.72 ft at 12:30AM Feb 15, 2019Observed: 3.7 ft at 1:00AM Feb 15, 2019Observed: 3.69 ft at 1:30AM Feb 15, 2019Observed: 3.69 ft at 2:00AM Feb 15, 2019Observed: 3.71 ft at 2:30AM Feb 15, 2019Observed: 3.69 ft at 3:00AM Feb 15, 2019Observed: 3.66 ft at 3:30AM Feb 15, 2019Observed: 3.66 ft at 4:00AM Feb 15, 2019Observed: 3.65 ft at 4:30AM Feb 15, 2019Observed: 3.66 ft at 5:00AM Feb 15, 2019Observed: 3.62 ft at 5:30AM Feb 15, 2019Observed: 3.62 ft at 6:00AM Feb 15, 2019Observed: 3.63 ft at 6:30AM Feb 15, 2019Observed: 3.58 ft at 7:00AM Feb 15, 2019Observed: 3.63 ft at 7:30AM Feb 15, 2019Observed: 3.6 ft at 8:00AM Feb 15, 2019Observed: 3.62 ft at 8:30AM Feb 15, 2019Observed: 3.53 ft at 9:00AM Feb 15, 2019Observed: 3.59 ft at 9:30AM Feb 15, 2019Observed: 3.58 ft at 10:00AM Feb 15, 2019Observed: 3.57 ft at 10:30AM Feb 15, 2019Observed: 3.54 ft at 11:00AM Feb 15, 2019Observed: 3.55 ft at 11:30AM Feb 15, 2019Observed: 3.52 ft at 12:00PM Feb 15, 2019Observed: 3.51 ft at 12:30PM Feb 15, 2019Observed: 3.51 ft at 1:00PM Feb 15, 2019Observed: 3.52 ft at 1:30PM Feb 15, 2019Observed: 3.5 ft at 2:00PM Feb 15, 2019Observed: 3.5 ft at 2:30PM Feb 15, 2019Observed: 3.5 ft at 3:00PM Feb 15, 2019Observed: 3.47 ft at 3:30PM Feb 15, 2019Observed: 3.49 ft at 4:00PM Feb 15, 2019Observed: 3.48 ft at 4:30PM Feb 15, 2019Observed: 3.47 ft at 5:00PM Feb 15, 2019Observed: 3.47 ft at 5:30PM Feb 15, 2019Observed: 3.46 ft at 6:00PM Feb 15, 2019Observed: 3.47 ft at 6:30PM Feb 15, 2019Observed: 3.48 ft at 7:00PM Feb 15, 2019Observed: 3.45 ft at 7:30PM Feb 15, 2019Observed: 3.46 ft at 8:00PM Feb 15, 2019Observed: 3.45 ft at 8:30PM Feb 15, 2019Observed: 3.44 ft at 9:00PM Feb 15, 2019Observed: 3.46 ft at 9:30PM Feb 15, 2019Observed: 3.46 ft at 10:00PM Feb 15, 2019Observed: 3.41 ft at 10:30PM Feb 15, 2019Observed: 3.44 ft at 11:00PM Feb 15, 2019Observed: 3.45 ft at 11:30PM Feb 15, 2019Observed: 3.51 ft at 12:00AM Feb 16, 2019Observed: 3.49 ft at 12:30AM Feb 16, 2019Observed: 3.48 ft at 1:00AM Feb 16, 2019Observed: 3.49 ft at 1:30AM Feb 16, 2019Observed: 3.53 ft at 2:00AM Feb 16, 2019Observed: 3.48 ft at 2:30AM Feb 16, 2019Observed: 3.49 ft at 3:00AM Feb 16, 2019Observed: 3.48 ft at 3:30AM Feb 16, 2019Observed: 3.48 ft at 4:00AM Feb 16, 2019Observed: 3.51 ft at 4:30AM Feb 16, 2019Observed: 3.5 ft at 5:00AM Feb 16, 2019Observed: 3.5 ft at 5:30AM Feb 16, 2019Observed: 3.54 ft at 6:00AM Feb 16, 2019Observed: 3.52 ft at 6:30AM Feb 16, 2019Observed: 3.54 ft at 7:00AM Feb 16, 2019Observed: 3.57 ft at 7:30AM Feb 16, 2019Observed: 3.54 ft at 8:00AM Feb 16, 2019Observed: 3.55 ft at 8:30AM Feb 16, 2019Observed: 3.57 ft at 9:00AM Feb 16, 2019Observed: 3.59 ft at 9:30AM Feb 16, 2019Observed: 3.64 ft at 10:00AM Feb 16, 2019Observed: 3.64 ft at 10:30AM Feb 16, 2019Observed: 3.67 ft at 11:00AM Feb 16, 2019Observed: 3.66 ft at 11:30AM Feb 16, 2019Observed: 3.72 ft at 12:00PM Feb 16, 2019Observed: 3.71 ft at 12:30PM Feb 16, 2019Observed: 3.76 ft at 1:00PM Feb 16, 2019Observed: 3.76 ft at 1:30PM Feb 16, 2019Observed: 3.82 ft at 2:00PM Feb 16, 2019Observed: 3.84 ft at 2:30PM Feb 16, 2019Observed: 3.82 ft at 3:00PM Feb 16, 2019Observed: 3.83 ft at 3:30PM Feb 16, 2019Observed: 3.91 ft at 4:00PM Feb 16, 2019Observed: 3.88 ft at 4:30PM Feb 16, 2019Observed: 3.84 ft at 5:00PM Feb 16, 2019Observed: 3.85 ft at 5:30PM Feb 16, 2019Observed: 3.89 ft at 6:00PM Feb 16, 2019Observed: 3.87 ft at 6:30PM Feb 16, 2019Observed: 3.89 ft at 7:00PM Feb 16, 2019Observed: 3.89 ft at 7:30PM Feb 16, 2019Observed: 3.89 ft at 8:00PM Feb 16, 2019Observed: 3.9 ft at 8:30PM Feb 16, 2019Observed: 3.92 ft at 9:00PM Feb 16, 2019Observed: 3.91 ft at 9:30PM Feb 16, 2019Observed: 3.9 ft at 10:00PM Feb 16, 2019USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesTLAG1(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (10:48PM Feb 16, 2019)ObservedLatest observed value: 3.9 ft at 10:00 PM EST 16-Feb-2019. Flood Stage is 16 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts are not available for the Tallapoosa River near Tallapoosa. Only observed stages are available for this point.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 27
Moderate Flood Stage: 22
Flood Stage: 16
Action Stage: 13
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 19.25 ft on 05/06/2003
(2) 18.80 ft on 12/23/2013
(3) 18.30 ft on 01/04/2015
(4) 18.14 ft on 12/24/2015
(5) 17.69 ft on 03/11/2010
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 16.24 ft on 11/13/2018
(2) 18.14 ft on 12/24/2015
(3) 18.30 ft on 01/04/2015
(4) 17.12 ft on 04/08/2014
(5) 18.80 ft on 12/23/2013
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 0.17 ft on 09/03/2011
(2) 0.22 ft on 10/30/2016
(3) 0.28 ft on 09/30/2012
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24 Significant flooding continues in the woodlands and fields along the river upstream and downstream from the gage on U.S. Highway 78. The flood waters will be up to 8 feet deep in some locations and cover large portions of agricultural areas. A farm home and other structures on the property at the end of Coggins Road will be flooded up to two feet deep.
22 Moderate flooding begins. Significant flooding occurs in the woodlands and fields along the river upstream and downstream from the gage on U.S. Highway 78. The flood waters will be up to 6 feet deep in some locations and cover large portions of agricultural areas. A farm home and other structures on the property at the end of Coggins Road will begin to flood.
20 Minor flooding expands further into the woodlands and fields along the river upstream and downstream from the gage on U.S. Highway 78. The flood waters will be up to 4 feet deep in some locations.
18 Minor flooding continues in the woodlands and fields along the river upstream and downstream from the gage on U.S. Highway 78. The flood waters will be up to two feet deep in some locations.
16 Flood stage is reached. Minor flooding begins in the woodlands and fields along the river upstream and downstream from the gage on U.S. Highway 78.
13 Bankfull conditions occur along the river upstream and downstream from the gage on U.S. Highway 78.
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Latitude: 33.740833° N, Longitude: 85.336389° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 16 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
Elevation
(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 Not Available Not Available  

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