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Big Creek above Elba at SR-87 Stage (ft)Observed: 0.54 ft at 9:14AM Oct 05, 2019Observed: 0.54 ft at 12:48AM Oct 06, 2019Observed: 0.57 ft at 1:36AM Oct 06, 2019Observed: 0.74 ft at 7:03AM Oct 06, 2019Observed: 0.72 ft at 10:04AM Oct 06, 2019Observed: 0.64 ft at 10:57AM Oct 06, 2019Observed: 0.54 ft at 2:41PM Oct 06, 2019Observed: 0.6 ft at 9:36PM Oct 06, 2019Observed: 0.57 ft at 10:01PM Oct 06, 2019Observed: 0.74 ft at 8:38AM Oct 07, 2019Observed: 0.57 ft at 11:32AM Oct 07, 2019Observed: 0.55 ft at 9:55PM Oct 07, 2019Observed: 0.64 ft at 2:32AM Oct 08, 2019Observed: 0.55 ft at 9:33AM Oct 08, 2019Observed: 0.54 ft at 9:52AM Oct 08, 2019Observed: 0.54 ft at 12:23PM Oct 08, 2019Observed: 0.59 ft at 9:49PM Oct 08, 2019Observed: 0.67 ft at 3:05AM Oct 09, 2019Observed: 0.76 ft at 5:37AM Oct 09, 2019Highest Observation: 0.84 ft at 8:56AM Oct 09, 2019Observed: 0.76 ft at 9:08AM Oct 09, 2019Observed: 0.67 ft at 9:18AM Oct 09, 2019Observed: 0.59 ft at 9:40AM Oct 09, 2019Observed: 0.6 ft at 9:46AM Oct 09, 2019Observed: 0.52 ft at 10:46AM Oct 09, 2019Observed: 0.57 ft at 9:43PM Oct 09, 2019Observed: 0.65 ft at 1:19AM Oct 10, 2019Observed: 0.82 ft at 8:46AM Oct 10, 2019Observed: 0.74 ft at 9:34AM Oct 10, 2019Observed: 0.74 ft at 9:40AM Oct 10, 2019Observed: 0.65 ft at 10:11AM Oct 10, 2019Observed: 0.57 ft at 12:57PM Oct 10, 2019Observed: 0.55 ft at 9:37PM Oct 10, 2019Observed: 0.72 ft at 9:07AM Oct 11, 2019Observed: 0.57 ft at 9:34AM Oct 11, 2019Observed: 0.57 ft at 1:42AM Oct 12, 2019Observed: 0.65 ft at 6:02AM Oct 12, 2019Observed: 0.6 ft at 10:28AM Oct 12, 2019Observed: 0.52 ft at 10:42AM Oct 12, 2019Observed: 0.57 ft at 9:21AM Oct 13, 2019Choctawhatchee, Pea and Yellow River Watershed Management AuthorityBIGA1(plotting HGIRR) Graph Created (12:36AM Oct 14, 2019)ObservedLatest observed value: 0.57 ft at 9:21 AM CDT 13-Oct-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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