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Chattahoochee River at West Point Lake Pool (ft)Observed: 634.1 ft at 2:00AM Aug 18, 2018Observed: 634.17 ft at 7:00AM Aug 18, 2018Observed: 634.25 ft at 8:00AM Aug 18, 2018Observed: 634.31 ft at 2:00AM Aug 19, 2018Observed: 634.39 ft at 7:00AM Aug 19, 2018Observed: 634.49 ft at 8:00AM Aug 19, 2018Observed: 634.53 ft at 2:00AM Aug 20, 2018Observed: 634.57 ft at 7:00AM Aug 20, 2018Highest Observation: 634.65 ft at 8:00AM Aug 20, 2018USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesWETG1(plotting HPIRZ) Graph Created (9:33PM Aug 20, 2018)ObservedLatest observed value: 634.65 ft at 8:00 AM EDT 20-Aug-2018. Flood Stage is 641 ft
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NOTE: Automated gauge readings are now available, courtesy of the USGS.

NOTE: Gauge reading affected by reservoir operations.

NOTE: Forecasts are not available for the Chattahoochee River at West Point Lake. Only observed stages are available for this point.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 0
Moderate Flood Stage: 0
Flood Stage: 641
Action Stage: 635
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 639.88 ft on 05/08/2003
(2) 639.26 ft on 09/25/2009
(3) 638.14 ft on 03/19/1990
(4) 638.12 ft on 04/04/1979
(5) 637.94 ft on 07/14/2005
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 639.26 ft on 09/25/2009
(2) 637.94 ft on 07/14/2005
(3) 639.88 ft on 05/08/2003
(4) 637.16 ft on 06/02/2001
(5) 637.61 ft on 09/18/1994
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 619.80 ft on 11/08/1985
(2) 621.00 ft on 11/24/1981
(3) 621.64 ft on 09/23/1981
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550-675 Water intake for City of West Point requires at least 550 cfs for proper operation. Intake is below West Point Dam.
675 Minimum flow according to the Water Control Manual.
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Latitude: 32.918333° N, Longitude: 85.188333° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 641 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
(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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The Summer Pool level of 635 feet MSL is considered Action Stage or Bankfull on the hydrograph.
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