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Big Creek above Elba at SR-87 Stage (ft)Observed: 0.72 ft at 1:46PM Mar 09, 2019Observed: 0.81 ft at 1:32AM Mar 10, 2019Observed: 0.79 ft at 1:43AM Mar 10, 2019Observed: 0.87 ft at 7:14AM Mar 10, 2019Observed: 0.77 ft at 12:30PM Mar 10, 2019Observed: 0.89 ft at 12:31PM Mar 10, 2019Observed: 0.87 ft at 12:34PM Mar 10, 2019Observed: 0.79 ft at 1:41PM Mar 10, 2019Observed: 0.76 ft at 2:40PM Mar 10, 2019Observed: 0.67 ft at 5:50PM Mar 10, 2019Observed: 0.76 ft at 11:09PM Mar 10, 2019Observed: 0.72 ft at 2:37AM Mar 11, 2019Observed: 0.81 ft at 7:46AM Mar 11, 2019Observed: 0.72 ft at 2:29PM Mar 11, 2019Observed: 0.74 ft at 2:34PM Mar 11, 2019Observed: 0.65 ft at 3:07PM Mar 11, 2019Observed: 0.74 ft at 3:30PM Mar 11, 2019Observed: 0.82 ft at 5:16PM Mar 11, 2019Observed: 0.91 ft at 6:18PM Mar 11, 2019Observed: 0.99 ft at 7:12PM Mar 11, 2019Observed: 1.08 ft at 7:55PM Mar 11, 2019Observed: 1.16 ft at 8:32PM Mar 11, 2019Observed: 1.25 ft at 9:00PM Mar 11, 2019Observed: 1.33 ft at 10:34PM Mar 11, 2019Observed: 1.28 ft at 2:31AM Mar 12, 2019Observed: 1.36 ft at 8:20AM Mar 12, 2019Highest Observation: 1.45 ft at 8:44AM Mar 12, 2019Observed: 1.36 ft at 11:50AM Mar 12, 2019Observed: 1.28 ft at 12:46PM Mar 12, 2019Observed: 1.19 ft at 1:38PM Mar 12, 2019Observed: 1.11 ft at 2:18PM Mar 12, 2019Observed: 1.13 ft at 2:28PM Mar 12, 2019Observed: 1.04 ft at 3:11PM Mar 12, 2019Observed: 0.96 ft at 5:08PM Mar 12, 2019Observed: 1.04 ft at 2:03AM Mar 13, 2019Observed: 1.03 ft at 2:25AM Mar 13, 2019Observed: 1.11 ft at 11:40AM Mar 13, 2019Observed: 1.03 ft at 1:44PM Mar 13, 2019Observed: 1.01 ft at 2:22PM Mar 13, 2019Observed: 0.92 ft at 3:21PM Mar 13, 2019Observed: 0.84 ft at 6:52PM Mar 13, 2019Observed: 0.82 ft at 1:45PM Mar 14, 2019Observed: 0.7 ft at 3:37PM Mar 14, 2019Observed: 0.62 ft at 5:43PM Mar 14, 2019Observed: 0.74 ft at 8:04AM Mar 15, 2019Observed: 0.82 ft at 9:29AM Mar 15, 2019Observed: 0.77 ft at 2:10PM Mar 15, 2019Observed: 0.86 ft at 9:12PM Mar 15, 2019Observed: 0.94 ft at 12:06AM Mar 16, 2019Observed: 0.94 ft at 2:07AM Mar 16, 2019Observed: 1.03 ft at 5:27AM Mar 16, 2019Observed: 1.11 ft at 7:10AM Mar 16, 2019Observed: 1.19 ft at 9:04AM Mar 16, 2019Observed: 1.23 ft at 2:04PM Mar 16, 2019Observed: 1.16 ft at 2:01AM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 1.25 ft at 7:18AM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 1.33 ft at 9:32AM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 1.25 ft at 11:48AM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 1.16 ft at 1:16PM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 1.11 ft at 1:58PM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 1.03 ft at 3:41PM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 1.11 ft at 11:41PM Mar 17, 2019Observed: 1.13 ft at 1:55AM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 1.21 ft at 5:21AM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 1.3 ft at 8:09AM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 1.21 ft at 12:01PM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 1.13 ft at 1:29PM Mar 18, 2019Observed: 1.11 ft at 1:52PM Mar 18, 2019Choctawhatchee, Pea and Yellow River Watershed Management AuthorityBIGA1(plotting HGIRR) Graph Created (2:21PM Mar 18, 2019)ObservedLatest observed value: 1.11 ft at 1:52 PM CDT 18-Mar-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
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(gauge height = 0)
Elevation
(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 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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