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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Southeast River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Canoochee River near Claxton are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 16
Moderate Flood Stage: 13.5
Flood Stage: 11
Action Stage: 9.5
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 17.80 ft on 01/01/1925
(2) 17.60 ft on 10/01/1929
(3) 16.60 ft on 01/14/1993
(4) 16.58 ft on 05/26/1966
(5) 15.63 ft on 03/30/2005
(6) 15.01 ft on 05/21/1969
(7) 14.96 ft on 03/10/1998
(8) 14.88 ft on 02/20/2021
(9) 14.76 ft on 02/22/2020
(10) 14.71 ft on 09/09/2004
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 14.29 ft on 03/11/2024
(2) 13.56 ft on 02/15/2024
(3) 13.95 ft on 09/01/2023
(4) 11.48 ft on 02/14/2023
(5) 11.85 ft on 03/05/2021
(6) 14.88 ft on 02/20/2021
(7) 13.19 ft on 04/25/2020
(8) 14.67 ft on 03/07/2020
(9) 14.76 ft on 02/22/2020
(10) 13.00 ft on 02/08/2020
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 0.87 ft on 06/17/2002
(2) 0.92 ft on 09/29/1993
(3) 0.93 ft on 07/21/1986
(4) 0.93 ft on 11/08/1983
(5) 0.93 ft on 12/12/2001
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24 water will flow over the Highway 301 bridge.
16 several homes will be impacted by flood waters along Highway 169 near the Canoochee River.
14.5 the Highway 169 bridge holds back flood waters, which causes lowlands along the river to flood.
13.5 Hillside Drive, the main access road into Canoochee Properties, will be flooded.
11 several homes are flooded along Parker Springs Road in Canoochee Properties.
9.5 the Rocks River Bridge Park near the Highway 301 bridge floods.
(1) Gage house. River stage: 2.3 feet.
(2) Stage 15.2 ft.
(3) River gage partially submerged at stage 9.9 ft.
(4) Canoochee River at Hendrix Bridge Rd, upstream from gage location. River at 9.9 feet.
(5) Rocks Bridge Park near gage site underwater with a river stage of 15.2 feet.

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Potential River Levels - Used to
Potential River Levels
Used to Estimate the Chance of Flooding and the Range of Possible River Levels
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Note: Use the official hydrograph at the top of this web page for river levels within the next 72 hours.

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