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Big Creek above Elba at SR-87 Stage (ft)Observed: 0.52 ft at 5:28AM Aug 12, 2019Observed: 0.5 ft at 5:26AM Aug 14, 2019Observed: 0.54 ft at 8:25AM Aug 14, 2019Observed: 0.54 ft at 4:25PM Aug 14, 2019Observed: 0.7 ft at 9:03PM Aug 14, 2019Observed: 0.72 ft at 3:04AM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 0.81 ft at 12:52PM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 0.62 ft at 4:04PM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 0.64 ft at 4:41PM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 0.72 ft at 7:53PM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 0.72 ft at 3:00AM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 0.81 ft at 6:43AM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 0.59 ft at 9:03AM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 0.77 ft at 9:09AM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 0.69 ft at 11:48AM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 0.52 ft at 1:50PM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 0.57 ft at 2:21AM Aug 17, 2019Observed: 0.57 ft at 2:56AM Aug 17, 2019Observed: 0.65 ft at 4:59AM Aug 17, 2019Observed: 0.6 ft at 9:21AM Aug 17, 2019Observed: 0.52 ft at 11:08AM Aug 17, 2019Observed: 0.52 ft at 2:57PM Aug 19, 2019Observed: 0.52 ft at 6:46PM Aug 19, 2019Observed: 0.6 ft at 10:39PM Aug 19, 2019Observed: 0.6 ft at 2:44AM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 0.52 ft at 8:41AM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 0.6 ft at 2:05PM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 0.59 ft at 2:42PM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 0.67 ft at 4:07PM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 0.76 ft at 4:28PM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 0.92 ft at 4:53PM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 1.01 ft at 5:05PM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 1.11 ft at 5:18PM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 1.19 ft at 5:29PM Aug 20, 2019Highest Observation: 1.36 ft at 11:19PM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 1.28 ft at 11:56PM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 1.19 ft at 12:48AM Aug 21, 2019Choctawhatchee, Pea and Yellow River Watershed Management AuthorityBIGA1(plotting HGIRR) Graph Created (2:06AM Aug 21, 2019)ObservedLatest observed value: 1.19 ft at 12:48 AM CDT 21-Aug-2019.
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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) 15.94 ft on 01/03/2017

(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 15.94 ft on 01/03/2017
(2) 27.21 ft on 12/25/2015
(3) 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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