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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Southeast River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Coosa River at Childersburg are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
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Upstream Gauge - at Logan Martin Dam Upstream Gauge
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 410
Moderate Flood Stage: 407
Flood Stage: 402
Action Stage: 402
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 412.86 ft on 02/23/1961
(2) 412.55 ft on 03/30/1951
(3) 412.48 ft on 04/09/1938
(4) 411.44 ft on 04/14/1979
(5) 410.95 ft on 02/05/1936
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 402.35 ft on 03/24/2022
(2) 402.79 ft on 12/29/2018
(3) 400.20 ft on 04/06/2017
(4) 402.00 ft on 02/25/2016
(5) 405.49 ft on 12/26/2015
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 390.00 ft on 04/20/1975
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415 Exceptional flooding in the Chancellor Ferry area. Flood waters reach homes north of Cosper Bend and reach the edge of State Route 76 with flooding possible north of 76 in farmland areas of Deer Lick Branch. Areas along Talladega Creek from the Skeet Club to baseball field see extensive flooding.
412 Widespread residential flooding occurs...and evacuations are needed.
410 Several homes and steets along Edgewood Drive, Woodside Street and Canal Street begin to flood. Flooding along 4th Ave Northeast begins as backwater develops from Tallaseehatchee Creek. Water approaches a few houses along River Run Road and River Run Circle. Water covers sections of Chancellor Ferry Cove with several homes affected. Watercross Drive is flooded with several homes in the area of State Route 76 and Cosper Bend at risk. The west side of River Run Rd is flooded along with some homes.
407 Houses at Woodside Street become susceptible to flooding.
405 Yards begin to flood along sections of Woodside Street, Canal Street, River Run Circle and River Run Road. Several yards near State Route 76 (Klein Road) and Watercross Drive and Chancellor Ferry Cove flood. Extensive flooding of farm and foreast land from Prince Island to Cosper Bend flood.
404 Water begins to approach or cover a few low lying roads. Yards of a few homes near the river begin to flood. Areas along Edgewood Drive are particularly vulnerable. Farmland between 4th Ave Northeast and State Route 76 in Childersburg begins to flood.
402 Flooding of low lying areas begins.

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