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Suwannee River at Dowling Park (CR 250), FL (DOUF1)


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Inundation Levels
NAVD88 Stage

61.061.0
Record Crest: 60.82 ft
60.060.0
59.059.0
58.058.0

Major Flooding Begins

57.057.0
56.056.0
55.055.0
54.054.0
53.053.0
52.052.0

Moderate Flooding Begins

51.051.0
50.050.0
49.049.0
48.048.0
47.047.0

Minor Flooding Begins

* = Extended rating
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Current Stage:
22.3 ft at 11/19/2017 21:00:00 UTC
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 58
Moderate Flood Stage: 52
Flood Stage: 47
Action Stage: 43
Low Stage (in feet): 21.2

Historic Crests
(1) 60.82 ft on 04/08/1948
(2) 56.60 ft on 04/14/1973
(3) 55.72 ft on 08/21/1928
(4) 54.31 ft on 04/12/2009
(5) 53.72 ft on 02/20/1986
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 41.08 ft on 04/10/2016
(2) 54.31 ft on 04/12/2009
(3) 49.89 ft on 04/13/2005
(4) 46.44 ft on 03/18/2003
(5) 53.39 ft on 04/20/1998
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 21.32 ft on 11/02/2016
(2) 25.27 ft on 06/06/2003
(3) 25.39 ft on 07/24/2003

Graphical representation of flood inundation for NWS flood categories are based on steady state hydraulic modeling of water surface elevations for incremented discharges. Map shows approximate inundation areas for given water surface elevations and should not be used for navigation or permitting or other legal purposes, but strictly as a planning reference tool.

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61 Record flooding at Dowling Park. Significant flooding will occur within the Advent Christian Village south of Marvin Jones Blvd. Road flooding continues along Wildwood Drive north of Marvin Jones Blvd.
60 Significant flooding continues in the Advent Christian Village. Water begins to approach the Good Samaritan Center, Dacier Manor, and Copeland Medical Center. Flooding expands to Wildwood Drive north of Marvin Jones Blvd. In Dowling Park, flooding expands east of 235th Road, extending as far east as 231st Road.
59 In the Advent Christian Village, significant flooding will occur south of Aquilla Circle.
58 Significant flooding occurs in the Advent Christian Village. Access to buildings on Park Center Drive and Dowling Park Drive south of Aquilla Circle will be restricted. Access to Dowling Park Drive and Millsite Lane is subject to closure.
57 Access to Dowling Park Drive, Millsite Lane, Pinewood Way, Aquilla Circle, Cardinal Circle, and Park Center Drive will be restricted. A section of Wildwood Drive adjacent to Marvin Jones Boulevard may begin to flood.
56.5 In Suwannee County, CR-250 floods about 1 mile east of the bridge.
56 Pinewood Way from Dowling Park Drive to Dogwood Lane floods. The southern section of Dowling Park Drive from the Village Square to County Road 250 is subject to closure. River homes along Riverwood Drive may experience flooding.
55 On the Lafayette County side of the river, CR-250 floods one half mile west of the bridge. In the Advent Christian Village, uninhabited areas west of Buck Rogers drive and north of Park Center Drive will flood. Dowling Park Drive begins to flood north of CR-250. Flooding increases south of CR-250 and west of 237th Road in Suwannee County.
54 In Advent Christian Village, some buildings in the Camp Suwannee area will flood.
53 Water approaches Dowling Park Drive south of Pinewood Way in Advent Christian Village.
52 Flooding expands in Suwannee County south of CR-250. 237th Road south of CR-250 floods. In the Advent Christian Village, portions of Pinewood Way may begin to flood at this elevation, restricting access to Park of the Pines.
51.5 A couple of houses near the river south of the County Road 250 bridge will start to flood.
50 Flooding expands in Suwannee County south of CR-250 and west of 237th Road. In the Advent Christian Village, low areas adjacent to Pinewood Way may begin to flood. Nature areas along the river will flood, and access to nature trails is closed.
49 Lowland flooding continues to expand on the Suwannee County side of the river west of Dowling Park.
48 Homes not elevated on SE Boundary Bend Trail in Madison County begin to flood. Flooding begins in Suwannee County south of CR-250 and west of 237th road.
47 SE Boundary Bend Trail floods in Madison County.
45 In the Advent Christian Village, the park adjacent to Park Center Drive will flood. All river access within the Advent Christian Village is closed.
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(1) Suwannee River at Dowling Park - KML
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Graphical representation of flood inundation for NWS flood categories are based on steady state hydraulic modeling of water surface elevations for incremented discharges. Map shows approximate inundation areas for given water surface elevations and should not be used for navigation or permitting or other legal purposes, but strictly as a planning reference tool.