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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) 402.79 ft on 12/29/2018 (P)
(2) 400.20 ft on 04/06/2017
(3) 402.00 ft on 02/25/2016 (P)
(4) 405.49 ft on 12/26/2015 (P)
(5) 402.97 ft on 04/08/2014 (P)
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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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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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412 Widespread residential flooding occurs...and evacuations are needed.
410 Residential and street flooding becomes widespread. Extensive flooding of farm lands also occurs.
407 Flooding of some homes in the area begins.
402 Flooding of low lying areas begins. At 404 feet flooding of some low lying roads in the area begins...and the yards of some homes near the river become flooded.

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