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Alligator Creek at Starke Stage (ft)Highest Observation: 139.03 ft at 11:00PM May 22, 2023Observed: 138.9 ft at 12:00AM May 23, 2023Observed: 138.75 ft at 1:00AM May 23, 2023Observed: 138.64 ft at 2:00AM May 23, 2023Observed: 138.56 ft at 3:00AM May 23, 2023Observed: 138.48 ft at 4:00AM May 23, 2023Observed: 138.43 ft at 5:00AM May 23, 2023Observed: 138.38 ft at 6:00AM May 23, 2023Observed: 138.33 ft at 7:00AM May 23, 2023Observed: 138.3 ft at 8:00AM May 23, 2023Observed: 138.26 ft at 9:00AM May 23, 2023Observed: 138.23 ft at 10:00AM May 23, 2023Observed: 138.2 ft at 11:00AM May 23, 2023Observed: 138.17 ft at 12:00PM May 23, 2023Observed: 138.14 ft at 1:00PM May 23, 2023Observed: 138.11 ft at 2:00PM May 23, 2023Observed: 138.08 ft at 3:00PM May 23, 2023Observed: 138.04 ft at 4:00PM May 23, 2023Observed: 138.02 ft at 5:00PM May 23, 2023Observed: 137.99 ft at 6:00PM May 23, 2023Observed: 137.97 ft at 7:00PM May 23, 2023Observed: 137.96 ft at 8:00PM May 23, 2023Observed: 137.93 ft at 9:00PM May 23, 2023Observed: 137.91 ft at 10:00PM May 23, 2023Observed: 137.9 ft at 11:00PM May 23, 2023Observed: 137.87 ft at 12:00AM May 24, 2023Observed: 137.86 ft at 1:00AM May 24, 2023Observed: 137.84 ft at 2:00AM May 24, 2023Observed: 137.83 ft at 3:00AM May 24, 2023Observed: 137.81 ft at 4:00AM May 24, 2023Observed: 137.8 ft at 5:00AM May 24, 2023Observed: 137.79 ft at 6:00AM May 24, 2023Observed: 137.77 ft at 7:00AM May 24, 2023Observed: 137.76 ft at 8:00AM May 24, 2023Observed: 137.75 ft at 9:00AM May 24, 2023Observed: 137.74 ft at 10:00AM May 24, 2023Observed: 137.73 ft at 11:00AM May 24, 2023Observed: 137.72 ft at 12:00PM May 24, 2023Observed: 137.71 ft at 1:00PM May 24, 2023Observed: 137.71 ft at 2:00PM May 24, 2023Observed: 137.69 ft at 3:00PM May 24, 2023Observed: 137.69 ft at 4:00PM May 24, 2023Observed: 137.67 ft at 5:00PM May 24, 2023Observed: 137.65 ft at 6:00PM May 24, 2023Observed: 137.65 ft at 7:00PM May 24, 2023Observed: 137.63 ft at 8:00PM May 24, 2023Observed: 137.63 ft at 9:00PM May 24, 2023Observed: 137.61 ft at 10:00PM May 24, 2023Observed: 137.6 ft at 11:00PM May 24, 2023Observed: 137.59 ft at 12:00AM May 25, 2023Observed: 137.58 ft at 1:00AM May 25, 2023Observed: 137.57 ft at 2:00AM May 25, 2023Observed: 137.56 ft at 3:00AM May 25, 2023Observed: 137.55 ft at 4:00AM May 25, 2023Observed: 137.54 ft at 5:00AM May 25, 2023Observed: 137.53 ft at 6:00AM May 25, 2023Observed: 137.53 ft at 7:00AM May 25, 2023Observed: 137.52 ft at 8:00AM May 25, 2023Observed: 137.52 ft at 9:00AM May 25, 2023Observed: 137.51 ft at 10:00AM May 25, 2023Observed: 137.51 ft at 11:00AM May 25, 2023Observed: 137.5 ft at 12:00PM May 25, 2023Observed: 137.5 ft at 1:00PM May 25, 2023Observed: 137.49 ft at 2:00PM May 25, 2023Observed: 137.49 ft at 3:00PM May 25, 2023Observed: 137.48 ft at 4:00PM May 25, 2023Observed: 137.48 ft at 5:00PM May 25, 2023Observed: 137.47 ft at 6:00PM May 25, 2023Observed: 137.46 ft at 7:00PM May 25, 2023Observed: 137.45 ft at 8:00PM May 25, 2023Observed: 137.44 ft at 9:00PM May 25, 2023Observed: 137.43 ft at 10:00PM May 25, 2023Observed: 137.43 ft at 11:00PM May 25, 2023Observed: 137.42 ft at 12:00AM May 26, 2023Observed: 137.41 ft at 1:00AM May 26, 2023Observed: 137.41 ft at 2:00AM May 26, 2023Observed: 137.4 ft at 3:00AM May 26, 2023Observed: 137.4 ft at 4:00AM May 26, 2023Observed: 137.39 ft at 5:00AM May 26, 2023Observed: 137.39 ft at 6:00AM May 26, 2023Observed: 137.38 ft at 7:00AM May 26, 2023Observed: 137.38 ft at 8:00AM May 26, 2023Observed: 137.38 ft at 9:00AM May 26, 2023Observed: 137.38 ft at 10:00AM May 26, 2023Observed: 137.37 ft at 11:00AM May 26, 2023Observed: 137.37 ft at 12:00PM May 26, 2023Observed: 137.37 ft at 1:00PM May 26, 2023Observed: 137.37 ft at 2:00PM May 26, 2023Observed: 137.37 ft at 3:00PM May 26, 2023Observed: 137.36 ft at 4:00PM May 26, 2023Observed: 137.36 ft at 5:00PM May 26, 2023Observed: 137.35 ft at 6:00PM May 26, 2023Observed: 137.35 ft at 7:00PM May 26, 2023Observed: 137.34 ft at 8:00PM May 26, 2023Observed: 137.34 ft at 9:00PM May 26, 2023Observed: 137.33 ft at 10:00PM May 26, 2023Observed: 137.32 ft at 11:00PM May 26, 2023Observed: 137.32 ft at 12:00AM May 27, 2023Observed: 137.32 ft at 1:00AM May 27, 2023Observed: 137.31 ft at 2:00AM May 27, 2023Observed: 137.31 ft at 3:00AM May 27, 2023Observed: 137.31 ft at 4:00AM May 27, 2023Observed: 137.3 ft at 5:00AM May 27, 2023Observed: 137.3 ft at 6:00AM May 27, 2023Observed: 137.3 ft at 7:00AM May 27, 2023Observed: 137.3 ft at 8:00AM May 27, 2023Observed: 137.29 ft at 9:00AM May 27, 2023Observed: 137.29 ft at 10:00AM May 27, 2023Observed: 137.3 ft at 11:00AM May 27, 2023Observed: 137.29 ft at 12:00PM May 27, 2023Observed: 137.29 ft at 1:00PM May 27, 2023Observed: 137.29 ft at 2:00PM May 27, 2023Observed: 137.29 ft at 3:00PM May 27, 2023Observed: 137.28 ft at 4:00PM May 27, 2023Observed: 137.28 ft at 5:00PM May 27, 2023Observed: 137.27 ft at 6:00PM May 27, 2023Observed: 137.27 ft at 7:00PM May 27, 2023Observed: 137.26 ft at 8:00PM May 27, 2023Observed: 137.26 ft at 9:00PM May 27, 2023Observed: 137.25 ft at 10:00PM May 27, 2023Observed: 137.25 ft at 11:00PM May 27, 2023Observed: 137.24 ft at 12:00AM May 28, 2023Observed: 137.24 ft at 1:00AM May 28, 2023Observed: 137.24 ft at 2:00AM May 28, 2023Observed: 137.23 ft at 3:00AM May 28, 2023Observed: 137.23 ft at 4:00AM May 28, 2023Observed: 137.22 ft at 5:00AM May 28, 2023Observed: 137.22 ft at 6:00AM May 28, 2023Observed: 137.22 ft at 7:00AM May 28, 2023Observed: 137.21 ft at 8:00AM May 28, 2023Observed: 137.21 ft at 9:00AM May 28, 2023Observed: 137.22 ft at 10:00AM May 28, 2023Observed: 137.22 ft at 11:00AM May 28, 2023Observed: 137.22 ft at 12:00PM May 28, 2023Observed: 137.21 ft at 1:00PM May 28, 2023Observed: 137.21 ft at 2:00PM May 28, 2023Observed: 137.21 ft at 3:00PM May 28, 2023Observed: 137.21 ft at 4:00PM May 28, 2023Observed: 137.2 ft at 5:00PM May 28, 2023Observed: 137.2 ft at 6:00PM May 28, 2023Observed: 137.2 ft at 7:00PM May 28, 2023Observed: 137.19 ft at 8:00PM May 28, 2023Observed: 137.18 ft at 9:00PM May 28, 2023Observed: 137.18 ft at 10:00PM May 28, 2023Observed: 137.18 ft at 11:00PM May 28, 2023Observed: 137.17 ft at 12:00AM May 29, 2023Observed: 137.17 ft at 1:00AM May 29, 2023Observed: 137.16 ft at 2:00AM May 29, 2023Observed: 137.15 ft at 3:00AM May 29, 2023Observed: 137.16 ft at 4:00AM May 29, 2023Observed: 137.15 ft at 5:00AM May 29, 2023Observed: 137.14 ft at 6:00AM May 29, 2023Observed: 137.14 ft at 7:00AM May 29, 2023Observed: 137.13 ft at 8:00AM May 29, 2023Observed: 137.13 ft at 9:00AM May 29, 2023Observed: 137.13 ft at 10:00AM May 29, 2023Observed: 137.13 ft at 11:00AM May 29, 2023Observed: 137.14 ft at 12:00PM May 29, 2023Observed: 137.13 ft at 1:00PM May 29, 2023Observed: 137.13 ft at 2:00PM May 29, 2023Observed: 137.12 ft at 3:00PM May 29, 2023Observed: 137.11 ft at 4:00PM May 29, 2023Observed: 137.11 ft at 5:00PM May 29, 2023Observed: 137.1 ft at 6:00PM May 29, 2023Observed: 137.09 ft at 7:00PM May 29, 2023Observed: 137.09 ft at 8:00PM May 29, 2023Observed: 137.08 ft at 9:00PM May 29, 2023Observed: 137.07 ft at 10:00PM May 29, 2023Observed: 137.07 ft at 11:00PM May 29, 2023Observed: 137.06 ft at 12:00AM May 30, 2023Observed: 137.05 ft at 1:00AM May 30, 2023Observed: 137.04 ft at 2:00AM May 30, 2023Observed: 137.03 ft at 3:00AM May 30, 2023Observed: 137.03 ft at 4:00AM May 30, 2023Observed: 137.03 ft at 5:00AM May 30, 2023Observed: 137.02 ft at 6:00AM May 30, 2023Observed: 137.01 ft at 7:00AM May 30, 2023Observed: 137 ft at 8:00AM May 30, 2023Observed: 137 ft at 9:00AM May 30, 2023Observed: 137 ft at 10:00AM May 30, 2023Observed: 137 ft at 11:00AM May 30, 2023Observed: 137.01 ft at 12:00PM May 30, 2023Observed: 137.01 ft at 1:00PM May 30, 2023Observed: 137.01 ft at 2:00PM May 30, 2023Observed: 137.01 ft at 3:00PM May 30, 2023Observed: 137.01 ft at 4:00PM May 30, 2023Observed: 137 ft at 5:00PM May 30, 2023Observed: 136.99 ft at 6:00PM May 30, 2023Observed: 136.98 ft at 7:00PM May 30, 2023Observed: 136.97 ft at 8:00PM May 30, 2023Observed: 136.97 ft at 9:00PM May 30, 2023Observed: 136.96 ft at 10:00PM May 30, 2023Observed: 136.96 ft at 11:00PM May 30, 2023Observed: 136.95 ft at 12:00AM May 31, 2023Observed: 136.94 ft at 1:00AM May 31, 2023Observed: 136.93 ft at 2:00AM May 31, 2023Observed: 136.93 ft at 3:00AM May 31, 2023Observed: 136.92 ft at 4:00AM May 31, 2023Observed: 136.93 ft at 5:00AM May 31, 2023Observed: 136.93 ft at 6:00AM May 31, 2023Observed: 136.94 ft at 7:00AM May 31, 2023Observed: 136.93 ft at 8:00AM May 31, 2023Observed: 136.95 ft at 9:00AM May 31, 2023Observed: 136.96 ft at 10:00AM May 31, 2023Observed: 136.96 ft at 11:00AM May 31, 2023Observed: 136.96 ft at 12:00PM May 31, 2023Observed: 136.97 ft at 1:00PM May 31, 2023Observed: 136.97 ft at 2:00PM May 31, 2023Observed: 136.97 ft at 3:00PM May 31, 2023Observed: 136.97 ft at 4:00PM May 31, 2023Observed: 137.04 ft at 5:00PM May 31, 2023Observed: 137 ft at 6:00PM May 31, 2023Observed: 136.99 ft at 7:00PM May 31, 2023Observed: 136.99 ft at 8:00PM May 31, 2023Observed: 137 ft at 9:00PM May 31, 2023SRWMD--Suwannee River Water Management DistrictACSF1(plotting HGIRP) Graph Created (10:54PM May 31, 2023)ObservedLatest observed value: 137 ft at 9:00 PM EDT 31-May-2023. Flood Stage is 144 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts are not available for the Alligator Creek at Starke. Only observed stages are available for this point.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 148
Moderate Flood Stage: 146
Flood Stage: 144
Action Stage: 141
Low Stage (in feet): 135

Historic Crests
(1) 147.98 ft on 09/11/2017
(2) 146.86 ft on 07/07/2021
(3) 146.64 ft on 09/21/2021
(4) 145.70 ft on 03/24/2022
(5) 145.49 ft on 09/10/2022
(6) 144.82 ft on 09/10/2022
(7) 144.78 ft on 05/03/2013
(8) 144.67 ft on 03/12/2022
(9) 144.58 ft on 06/26/2021
(10) 144.39 ft on 07/24/2019
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 145.49 ft on 09/10/2022
(2) 144.82 ft on 09/10/2022
(3) 145.70 ft on 03/24/2022
(4) 144.67 ft on 03/12/2022
(5) 144.19 ft on 03/11/2022
(6) 146.64 ft on 09/21/2021
(7) 146.86 ft on 07/07/2021
(8) 144.58 ft on 06/26/2021
(9) 139.28 ft on 07/27/2019
(10) 144.39 ft on 07/24/2019
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 134.78 ft on 05/30/2015
(2) 134.79 ft on 05/29/2015
(3) 134.80 ft on 06/09/2015

For more information on your flood risk go to www.floodsmart.gov.

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Latitude: 29.936944° N, Longitude: 82.115278° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

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NWS stage 0 ft 144 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
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NAVD88 Not Available 139 Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 0.88 139.88 Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
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