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Chickasawhay River near Waynesboro Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Highest Observation: 15.99 ft at 11:30PM Mar 13, 2018Observed: 15.97 ft at 11:45PM Mar 13, 2018Observed: 15.97 ft at 12:00AM Mar 14, 2018Observed: 15.95 ft at 12:15AM Mar 14, 2018Observed: 15.93 ft at 12:30AM Mar 14, 2018Observed: 15.91 ft at 12:45AM Mar 14, 2018Observed: 15.89 ft at 1:00AM Mar 14, 2018Observed: 15.88 ft at 1:15AM Mar 14, 2018Observed: 15.86 ft at 1:30AM Mar 14, 2018Observed: 15.85 ft at 1:45AM Mar 14, 2018Observed: 15.83 ft at 2:00AM Mar 14, 2018Observed: 15.81 ft at 2:15AM Mar 14, 2018Observed: 15.79 ft at 2:30AM Mar 14, 2018Observed: 15.77 ft at 2:45AM Mar 14, 2018Observed: 15.76 ft at 3:00AM Mar 14, 2018Observed: 15.74 ft at 3:15AM Mar 14, 2018Observed: 15.73 ft at 3:30AM Mar 14, 2018Observed: 15.71 ft at 3:45AM Mar 14, 2018Observed: 15.69 ft at 4:00AM Mar 14, 2018Observed: 15.67 ft at 4:15AM Mar 14, 2018Observed: 15.65 ft at 4:30AM Mar 14, 2018Observed: 15.64 ft at 4:45AM Mar 14, 2018Observed: 15.62 ft at 5:00AM Mar 14, 2018Observed: 15.61 ft at 5:15AM Mar 14, 2018Observed: 15.59 ft at 5:30AM Mar 14, 2018Observed: 15.57 ft at 5:45AM Mar 14, 2018Observed: 15.55 ft at 6:00AM Mar 14, 2018Observed: 15.52 ft at 6:15AM Mar 14, 2018Observed: 15.5 ft at 6:30AM Mar 14, 2018Observed: 15.48 ft at 6:45AM Mar 14, 2018Observed: 15.47 ft at 7:00AM Mar 14, 2018Observed: 15.44 ft at 7:15AM Mar 14, 2018Observed: 15.44 ft at 7:30AM Mar 14, 2018Observed: 15.41 ft at 7:45AM Mar 14, 2018Observed: 15.4 ft at 8:00AM Mar 14, 2018Observed: 15.38 ft at 8:15AM Mar 14, 2018Observed: 15.37 ft at 8:30AM Mar 14, 2018Observed: 15.36 ft at 8:45AM Mar 14, 2018Observed: 15.34 ft at 9:00AM Mar 14, 2018Observed: 15.34 ft at 9:15AM Mar 14, 2018Observed: 15.3 ft at 9:30AM Mar 14, 2018Observed: 15.29 ft at 9:45AM Mar 14, 2018Observed: 15.27 ft at 10:00AM Mar 14, 2018Observed: 15.25 ft at 10:15AM Mar 14, 2018Observed: 15.24 ft at 10:30AM Mar 14, 2018Observed: 15.22 ft at 10:45AM Mar 14, 2018Observed: 15.21 ft at 11:00AM Mar 14, 2018Highest Forecast: 12.2 ft 1:00AM Mar 17, 2018Forecast: 12.1 ft 7:00AM Mar 17, 2018Forecast: 12 ft 1:00PM Mar 17, 2018Forecast: 11.9 ft 7:00PM Mar 17, 2018Forecast: 11.8 ft 1:00AM Mar 18, 2018Forecast: 11.6 ft 7:00AM Mar 18, 2018Forecast: 11.4 ft 1:00PM Mar 18, 2018Forecast: 11.2 ft 7:00PM Mar 18, 2018Forecast: 11 ft 1:00AM Mar 19, 2018Forecast: 10.8 ft 7:00AM Mar 19, 2018Forecast: 10.6 ft 1:00PM Mar 19, 2018Forecast: 10.4 ft 7:00PM Mar 19, 2018Forecast: 10.2 ft 1:00AM Mar 20, 2018Forecast: 10.1 ft 7:00AM Mar 20, 2018Forecast: 9.9 ft 1:00PM Mar 20, 2018Forecast: 9.7 ft 7:00PM Mar 20, 2018Forecast: 9.5 ft 1:00AM Mar 21, 2018Forecast: 9.3 ft 7:00AM Mar 21, 2018WYNM6(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (11:15PM Mar 16, 2018)ObservedForecast (issued 8:42AM Mar 16)Latest observed value: 15.21 ft at 11:00 AM CDT 14-Mar-2018. Flood Stage is 35 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts for the Chickasawhay River near Waynesboro are issued routinely year-round.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 48
Moderate Flood Stage: 45
Flood Stage: 35
Action Stage: 30
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 50.30 ft on 04/01/1900
(2) 47.90 ft on 02/26/1951
(3) 47.10 ft on 04/11/1938
(4) 42.24 ft on 12/22/1961
(5) 42.07 ft on 03/08/1979
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 37.08 ft on 03/16/2016 (P)
(2) 38.94 ft on 03/12/2016 (P)
(3) 37.03 ft on 04/12/2014
(4) 29.11 ft on 02/11/1994
(5) 27.99 ft on 01/26/1993
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 0.80 ft on 10/15/1976
(2) 0.80 ft on 10/16/1976
(3) 0.80 ft on 10/17/1976
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45.5 Flooding of roads and buildings in the area will subside as the river level drops below 45 feet.
45 Flooding of roads in the area will occur. In addition flooding of some buildings in the area will likely occur.
35 Widespread flooding of lowlands will occur.
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Latitude: 31.679444° N, Longitude: 88.683333° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 35 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
(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 119.908 ft 154.908 ft  

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