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Tallulah River at BURTON DAM Pool (ft)Observed: 1861.64 ft at 7:00AM Nov 23, 2023Observed: 1861.51 ft at 7:00AM Nov 24, 2023Observed: 1861.4 ft at 7:00AM Nov 25, 2023Observed: 1861.29 ft at 7:00AM Nov 26, 2023Observed: 1861.17 ft at 7:00AM Nov 27, 2023Observed: 1861.02 ft at 7:00AM Nov 28, 2023Observed: 1860.83 ft at 7:00AM Nov 29, 2023Observed: 1860.7 ft at 7:00AM Nov 30, 2023Highest Observation: 1865.55 ft at 7:00AM Dec 01, 2023TIGG1(plotting HPIRZ) Graph Created (4:06AM Dec 2, 2023)ObservedLatest observed value: 1865.55 ft at 7:00 AM EST 1-Dec-2023. Flood Stage is 1867 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts are not available for the Tallulah River at BURTON DAM. Only observed stages are available for this point.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 1872
Moderate Flood Stage: 1870
Flood Stage: 1867
Action Stage: 1866.6
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 1,867.35 ft on 12/29/2015
(2) 1,867.10 ft on 05/30/2018

(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 1,867.10 ft on 05/30/2018
(2) 1,867.35 ft on 12/29/2015

(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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Latitude: 34.794722° N, Longitude: 83.540278° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

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NWS stage 0 ft 1867 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
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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
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