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Flint River (AL) near Chase Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Forecast: 3.4 ft 7:00PM Jun 26, 2022Forecast: 3.6 ft 1:00AM Jun 27, 2022Highest Forecast: 3.7 ft 7:00AM Jun 27, 2022Highest Forecast: 3.7 ft 1:00PM Jun 27, 2022Forecast: 3.6 ft 7:00PM Jun 27, 2022Forecast: 3.5 ft 1:00AM Jun 28, 2022Forecast: 3.4 ft 7:00AM Jun 28, 2022Forecast: 3.4 ft 1:00PM Jun 28, 2022Forecast: 3.4 ft 7:00PM Jun 28, 2022Forecast: 3.4 ft 1:00AM Jun 29, 2022Forecast: 3.4 ft 7:00AM Jun 29, 2022Forecast: 3.4 ft 1:00PM Jun 29, 2022Forecast: 3.3 ft 7:00PM Jun 29, 2022Forecast: 3.3 ft 1:00AM Jun 30, 2022Forecast: 3.3 ft 7:00AM Jun 30, 2022Forecast: 3.3 ft 1:00PM Jun 30, 2022Forecast: 3.3 ft 7:00PM Jun 30, 2022Forecast: 3.3 ft 1:00AM Jul 01, 2022Forecast: 3.3 ft 7:00AM Jul 01, 2022TVACHSA1(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (1:37PM Jun 26, 2022)Forecast (issued 7:57AM Jun 26)Flood Stage is 16 ft
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Datum: NGVD29
NOTE: Due to bridge replacement, this gauge is temporarily unavailable.

NOTE: Forecasts for the Flint River (AL) near Chase are issued routinely year-round.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 30
Moderate Flood Stage: 25
Flood Stage: 16
Action Stage: 14
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 31.04 ft on 12/23/1990
(2) 29.52 ft on 03/16/1973
(3) 27.60 ft on 03/12/1963
(4) 25.00 ft on 09/01/1929
(5) 24.68 ft on 04/28/2011
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 24.68 ft on 04/28/2011
(2) 16.78 ft on 12/09/2009
(3) 16.58 ft on 12/10/2008
(4) 16.50 ft on 12/10/2004
(5) 19.40 ft on 12/07/2004
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 0.82 ft on 09/03/1954

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30 Extensive flooding is likely in Madison County to the northeast of Huntsville...and from near Meridianville to Bell Factory and Brownsboro.
16 Flooding of low lying farm and pastureland occurs.
13 Although there is no flooding occurring at the gage site...flooding is likely occurring downstream of Chase...especially near Brownsboro. In addition...flooding may be occurring upstream of Chase in the New Market area.
8.5 At this stage...water at the Flint River at Brownsboro gage site has reached bankfull.
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Latitude: 34.822778° N, Longitude: 86.483056° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

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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
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(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 29 640.37 ft 656.37 ft 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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