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Big Creek above Elba at SR-87 Stage (ft)Observed: 0.85 ft at 5:33AM May 09, 2021Observed: 0.96 ft at 5:36AM May 09, 2021Observed: 0.74 ft at 6:11AM May 09, 2021Observed: 0.72 ft at 7:02AM May 09, 2021Observed: 1.01 ft at 7:10AM May 09, 2021Observed: 0.72 ft at 8:20AM May 09, 2021Observed: 0.72 ft at 1:59PM May 09, 2021Observed: 0.9 ft at 6:59PM May 09, 2021Observed: 0.81 ft at 1:59AM May 10, 2021Observed: 0.72 ft at 4:06AM May 10, 2021Observed: 0.94 ft at 5:47AM May 10, 2021Observed: 0.92 ft at 6:55AM May 10, 2021Observed: 0.85 ft at 7:23AM May 10, 2021Observed: 1.53 ft at 1:04PM May 10, 2021Observed: 1.5 ft at 1:59PM May 10, 2021Observed: 1.62 ft at 1:59AM May 11, 2021Observed: 1.57 ft at 2:35AM May 11, 2021Observed: 1.53 ft at 1:59PM May 11, 2021Observed: 2.06 ft at 12:13PM May 12, 2021Observed: 2.54 ft at 1:59PM May 12, 2021Highest Observation: 3.24 ft at 3:58PM May 12, 2021Observed: 2.54 ft at 6:20PM May 12, 2021Observed: 2.11 ft at 1:59AM May 13, 2021Observed: 1.44 ft at 1:10PM May 13, 2021Observed: 1.62 ft at 1:59PM May 13, 2021Observed: 1.62 ft at 7:51PM May 13, 2021Observed: 1.59 ft at 1:59AM May 14, 2021Observed: 1.48 ft at 4:39AM May 14, 2021Observed: 1.35 ft at 7:01AM May 14, 2021Observed: 1.21 ft at 8:39AM May 14, 2021Observed: 1.26 ft at 1:59PM May 14, 2021Observed: 1.28 ft at 9:45PM May 14, 2021Observed: 1.39 ft at 11:14PM May 14, 2021Observed: 1.01 ft at 12:44AM May 15, 2021Observed: 1.21 ft at 1:24AM May 15, 2021Observed: 1.17 ft at 1:59AM May 15, 2021Observed: 1.17 ft at 3:07AM May 15, 2021Observed: 1.17 ft at 3:53AM May 15, 2021Observed: 1.12 ft at 4:56AM May 15, 2021Observed: 1.12 ft at 5:09AM May 15, 2021Observed: 1.21 ft at 5:40AM May 15, 2021Observed: 1.14 ft at 6:55AM May 15, 2021Observed: 1.03 ft at 9:41AM May 15, 2021Observed: 1.03 ft at 1:59PM May 15, 2021Observed: 1.08 ft at 8:39PM May 15, 2021Observed: 0.92 ft at 1:59AM May 16, 2021Observed: 0.96 ft at 2:37AM May 16, 2021Observed: 0.72 ft at 2:58AM May 16, 2021Observed: 0.72 ft at 3:59AM May 16, 2021Observed: 0.92 ft at 5:47AM May 16, 2021Observed: 0.74 ft at 9:20AM May 16, 2021Observed: 0.65 ft at 11:08AM May 16, 2021Observed: 0.76 ft at 1:59PM May 16, 2021Observed: 0.83 ft at 1:10AM May 17, 2021Observed: 0.83 ft at 1:28AM May 17, 2021Observed: 0.85 ft at 1:59AM May 17, 2021Observed: 0.74 ft at 2:15AM May 17, 2021Observed: 0.72 ft at 2:18AM May 17, 2021Observed: 0.74 ft at 3:35AM May 17, 2021Observed: 0.74 ft at 5:46AM May 17, 2021Observed: 0.72 ft at 7:49AM May 17, 2021Observed: 0.76 ft at 1:59PM May 17, 2021Observed: 0.72 ft at 1:59AM May 18, 2021Choctawhatchee, Pea and Yellow River Watershed Management AuthorityBIGA1(plotting HGIRR) Graph Created (5:24AM May 18, 2021)ObservedLatest observed value: 0.72 ft at 1:59 AM CDT 18-May-2021.
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Datum: NGVD29
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NOTE: Forecasts are not available for the Big Creek above Elba at SR-87. Only observed stages are available for this point.
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Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - at Elba (US 84)
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 0
Moderate Flood Stage: 0
Flood Stage: 0
Action Stage: 17
Low Stage (in feet): 0.7

Historic Crests
(1) 27.21 ft on 12/25/2015
(2) 24.27 ft on 12/15/2009
(3) 19.72 ft on 09/17/2020
(4) 15.94 ft on 01/03/2017

(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 19.72 ft on 09/17/2020
(2) 15.94 ft on 01/03/2017
(3) 27.21 ft on 12/25/2015
(4) 24.27 ft on 12/15/2009

(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.

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

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Latitude/Longitude Disclaimer: The gauge location shown in the above map is the approximate location based on the latitude/longitude coordinates provided to the NWS by the gauge owner.
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Latitude: 31.488889° N, Longitude: 86.053056° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

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Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft Not Available Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
Elevation
(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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This CPYRWMA Alert system is located on Hwy 87. Big Creek discharges into Whitewater Creek which discharges into the Pea River just east of Elba,AL.
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