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Suwannee River at Fowlers Bluff (in NAVD88) Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 1.27 ft at 8:00AM Sep 10, 2019Observed: 1.23 ft at 9:00AM Sep 10, 2019Observed: 1.44 ft at 10:00AM Sep 10, 2019Observed: 1.83 ft at 11:00AM Sep 10, 2019Observed: 2.11 ft at 12:00PM Sep 10, 2019Observed: 2.3 ft at 1:00PM Sep 10, 2019Highest Observation: 2.41 ft at 2:00PM Sep 10, 2019Observed: 2.36 ft at 3:00PM Sep 10, 2019Observed: 2.21 ft at 4:00PM Sep 10, 2019Observed: 2.02 ft at 5:00PM Sep 10, 2019Observed: 1.74 ft at 6:00PM Sep 10, 2019Observed: 1.38 ft at 7:00PM Sep 10, 2019Observed: 0.99 ft at 8:00PM Sep 10, 2019Observed: 0.65 ft at 9:00PM Sep 10, 2019Observed: 0.5 ft at 10:00PM Sep 10, 2019Observed: 0.74 ft at 11:00PM Sep 10, 2019Observed: 1.18 ft at 12:00AM Sep 11, 2019Observed: 1.54 ft at 1:00AM Sep 11, 2019Observed: 1.8 ft at 2:00AM Sep 11, 2019Observed: 1.91 ft at 3:00AM Sep 11, 2019Observed: 1.87 ft at 4:00AM Sep 11, 2019Observed: 1.72 ft at 5:00AM Sep 11, 2019Observed: 1.48 ft at 6:00AM Sep 11, 2019Observed: 1.14 ft at 7:00AM Sep 11, 2019Observed: 0.82 ft at 8:00AM Sep 11, 2019Observed: 0.63 ft at 9:00AM Sep 11, 2019Observed: 0.89 ft at 10:00AM Sep 11, 2019Observed: 1.43 ft at 11:00AM Sep 11, 2019Observed: 1.79 ft at 12:00PM Sep 11, 2019Observed: 2.06 ft at 1:00PM Sep 11, 2019Observed: 2.24 ft at 2:00PM Sep 11, 2019Observed: 2.29 ft at 3:00PM Sep 11, 2019Observed: 2.14 ft at 4:00PM Sep 11, 2019Observed: 1.93 ft at 5:00PM Sep 11, 2019Observed: 1.62 ft at 6:00PM Sep 11, 2019Observed: 1.23 ft at 7:00PM Sep 11, 2019Observed: 0.83 ft at 8:00PM Sep 11, 2019Observed: 0.47 ft at 9:00PM Sep 11, 2019Observed: 0.18 ft at 10:00PM Sep 11, 2019Observed: 0.11 ft at 11:00PM Sep 11, 2019Observed: 0.66 ft at 12:00AM Sep 12, 2019Observed: 1.31 ft at 1:00AM Sep 12, 2019Observed: 1.63 ft at 2:00AM Sep 12, 2019Observed: 1.74 ft at 3:00AM Sep 12, 2019Observed: 1.7 ft at 4:00AM Sep 12, 2019Observed: 1.52 ft at 5:00AM Sep 12, 2019Observed: 1.25 ft at 6:00AM Sep 12, 2019Observed: 0.91 ft at 7:00AM Sep 12, 2019Observed: 0.59 ft at 8:00AM Sep 12, 2019Observed: 0.4 ft at 9:00AM Sep 12, 2019Observed: 0.42 ft at 10:00AM Sep 12, 2019Observed: 1.07 ft at 11:00AM Sep 12, 2019Observed: 1.59 ft at 12:00PM Sep 12, 2019Observed: 1.92 ft at 1:00PM Sep 12, 2019Observed: 2.17 ft at 2:00PM Sep 12, 2019Observed: 2.3 ft at 3:00PM Sep 12, 2019Observed: 2.21 ft at 4:00PM Sep 12, 2019Observed: 2.02 ft at 5:00PM Sep 12, 2019Observed: 1.74 ft at 6:00PM Sep 12, 2019Observed: 1.37 ft at 7:00PM Sep 12, 2019Observed: 0.96 ft at 8:00PM Sep 12, 2019Observed: 0.57 ft at 9:00PM Sep 12, 2019Observed: 0.25 ft at 10:00PM Sep 12, 2019Observed: 0.11 ft at 11:00PM Sep 12, 2019Observed: 0.52 ft at 12:00AM Sep 13, 2019Observed: 1.1 ft at 1:00AM Sep 13, 2019Observed: 1.5 ft at 2:00AM Sep 13, 2019Observed: 1.67 ft at 3:00AM Sep 13, 2019Observed: 1.66 ft at 4:00AM Sep 13, 2019Observed: 1.48 ft at 5:00AM Sep 13, 2019Observed: 1.19 ft at 6:00AM Sep 13, 2019Observed: 0.85 ft at 7:00AM Sep 13, 2019Observed: 0.53 ft at 8:00AM Sep 13, 2019Observed: 0.26 ft at 9:00AM Sep 13, 2019Observed: 0.08 ft at 10:00AM Sep 13, 2019Observed: 0.29 ft at 11:00AM Sep 13, 2019USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesFWBF1(plotting HGIRP) Graph Created (7:51AM Sep 15, 2019)ObservedLatest observed value: 0.29 ft at 11:00 AM EDT 13-Sep-2019. Flood Stage is 5 ft
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Datum: NAVD88
NOTE: Flood stages and impact descriptions for this site are referenced to the NAVD88 datum. Additional datum information can be found at the bottom of this page.

NOTE: Forecasts for the Suwannee River at Fowlers Bluff (in NAVD88) are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 11.5
Moderate Flood Stage: 9.5
Flood Stage: 5
Action Stage: 3.5
Low Stage (in feet): -0.2

Historic Crests
(1) 10.90 ft on 04/14/1948
(2) 8.90 ft on 04/21/1973
(3) 6.54 ft on 09/02/2016
(4) 6.35 ft on 05/04/2014
(5) 5.12 ft on 01/05/2019
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 5.12 ft on 01/05/2019
(2) 5.07 ft on 12/21/2018
(3) 6.54 ft on 09/02/2016
(4) 4.29 ft on 06/06/2016
(5) 6.35 ft on 05/04/2014
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 0.65 ft on 01/03/2003
(2) 0.86 ft on 06/29/2003

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10 County road 347 will flood, cutting off 60 or more houses.
7 Water will enter many of the houses not built on stilts. Many homes cut off due to water over the road.
5.5 46th lane in Fowlers Bluff will become impassable in some areas. Three homes, not built on stilts, will start to flood.
(1) Suwannee River at Fowlers Bluff - KML
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Latitude: 29.398333° N, Longitude: 83.022222° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
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Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 5 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
(gauge height = flood stage)
Elevation information source
NAVD88 Not Available 5 Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 0.64 5.64 Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
Other -1.54 3.46 Mean Higher High Water - used to approximate inundation

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