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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the West Gulf River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Sandy Creek near Cordele are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
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Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - at Lake Texana
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 21
Moderate Flood Stage: 19
Flood Stage: 18
Action Stage: 13
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 32.72 ft on 10/19/1998
(2) 28.45 ft on 10/19/1994
(3) 25.84 ft on 08/30/2017
(4) 25.73 ft on 11/24/2004
(5) 24.61 ft on 06/19/2015
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 18.42 ft on 07/11/2021 (P)
(2) 16.70 ft on 12/09/2018
(3) 25.84 ft on 08/30/2017
(4) 20.25 ft on 04/20/2016
(5) 24.61 ft on 06/19/2015
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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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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27 Disastrous flooding is occurring. Roads and bridges in the floodplain are unpassable and livestock well into the floodplain are threatened.
23 Major flooding is occurring with the creek over one third of a mile wide at FM 710 near the gage. Roads and bridges are completely inundated and dangerous to auto traffic and livestock are threatened well into the floodplain.
21 Major lowland flooding begins with widespread inundation of the floodplain. The creek is one third of a mile wide at FM 710 in the vicinity of the gage. Primary roads and bridges are inundated and dangerous to motorists. Livestock are isolated and potentially drowned and equipment in the floodplain likely destroyed.
19 Moderate lowland flooding begins. Several roads and bridges in the floodplain are flooded and dangerous and livestock in the floodplain are threatened.
18 Minor lowland flooding begins with the creek close to 200 yards wide at FM 710 in the vicinity of the gage. Secondary roads are cut off and bridges near the creek flood and are dangerous. Livestock are cut off and potentially drowned.
15 Livestock and equipment near the creek are threatened.
13 At levels above 13 feet flow exceeds the lowest areas along the creek.

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