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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Southeast River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Wateree River at Lake Wateree Dam are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
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Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - near Camden
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 105
Moderate Flood Stage: 102
Flood Stage: 100
Action Stage: 99
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 107.00 ft on 10/03/1989
(2) 106.04 ft on 02/08/2020
(3) 105.39 ft on 01/01/2016
(4) 103.77 ft on 01/11/2024
(5) 103.52 ft on 11/15/2020
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 103.77 ft on 01/11/2024
(2) 101.04 ft on 01/03/2024
(3) 99.26 ft on 04/07/2022
(4) 103.52 ft on 11/15/2020
(5) 99.65 ft on 10/13/2020
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 94.20 ft on 12/15/2007
(2) 94.89 ft on 08/17/2007
(3) 96.01 ft on 10/01/2007
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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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105 Roads and homes nearest the lake shore flood. Flooded roads isolate areas extending from the lake shore.
103 Home owners on low lying property have to move belongings out of basements or from under raised houses. Boat launch on U.S. Highway 1 at the lake closed due to flood water.
102.5 Roadways near Beaver Creek become flooded.
100.5 Several yards and docks in low lying areas around Lake Wateree begin to flood.
100.4 The piers on the Wildlife Road bridge over Singleton Creek become submerged.
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