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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Southeast River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Ogeechee River near Eden are issued routinely year-round.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 16
Moderate Flood Stage: 14
Flood Stage: 11
Action Stage: 10
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 22.00 ft on 10/01/1929
(2) 21.50 ft on 01/01/1925
(3) 17.20 ft on 03/14/1936
(4) 17.15 ft on 03/15/1998
(5) 16.77 ft on 03/19/1980
(6) 16.70 ft on 03/31/1944
(7) 16.64 ft on 01/15/1993
(8) 16.41 ft on 10/20/1990
(9) 16.30 ft on 03/01/1929
(10) 16.20 ft on 03/09/1939
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 11.62 ft on 04/19/2022
(2) 15.15 ft on 02/25/2021
(3) 11.95 ft on 09/29/2020
(4) 12.89 ft on 04/28/2020
(5) 16.09 ft on 02/25/2020
(6) 11.02 ft on 01/28/2020
(7) 11.27 ft on 01/21/2020
(8) 13.48 ft on 12/27/2019
(9) 11.15 ft on 02/04/2019
(10) 11.70 ft on 01/17/2019
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 1.38 ft on 09/20/2011
(2) 1.66 ft on 10/13/2019
(3) 1.70 ft on 08/23/2002
(4) 1.73 ft on 10/08/2008
(5) 1.74 ft on 09/01/2016
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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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16 water approaches portions of Old Jenks Turnpike. Water enters a few homes near the river. A few feet of water will also surround a few homes on Harvey Road in the Bloomingdale area. These homes will likely only be accessible by boat. Major flooding will occur along the entire stretch of the Ogeechee River from around Oliver to Meldrim and the Bloomingdale area.
14 several homes and camps near the river are surrounded by water. Significant floding will also occur at Steel Bridge boat landing on Highway 119. Water will surround several homes near the boat landing and access to the homes will be limited. The boat landing will also be flooded and likely have limited use.
12 water encroaches on some homes along Dashers Landing Road and Yarbrough Landing Road. Davis Landing Road also becomes impassable.
11.5 the Morgans Bridge boat ramp is inaccessible.
11 portions of Yarbrough Landing Road become impassable. Flooding will also begin upstream of the gauge at the Steel Bridge boat landing on Highway 119. Water will overflow the riverbank and begin to encroach on a few homes near the boat landing.
Photos
(1) View of gage looking towards the river and to the east. River level: 12.11 ft.
(2) Looking across Ogeechee River toward gage location. River level: 1.8 ft.
(3) View upstream from gage at stage 1.9 ft.
(4) View across river from gage at stage 11.65 ft.
(5) View downstream from right bank of river near gage. River level: 1.8 ft.
(6) Stilling well containing measurement equipment. River level: 1.8 ft.

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