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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Southeast River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Etowah River at GA 61 near Cartersville 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: 20
Moderate Flood Stage: 19
Flood Stage: 18
Action Stage: 16
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 37.00 ft on 04/01/1886
(2) 31.00 ft on 12/19/1919
(3) 30.40 ft on 01/08/1946
(4) 30.00 ft on 11/29/1948
(5) 29.90 ft on 04/08/1938
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 21.98 ft on 07/11/2005
(2) 18.00 ft on 03/06/2003
(3) 19.50 ft on 12/06/1983
(4) 20.76 ft on 02/03/1982
(5) 19.70 ft on 05/28/1981
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 3.80 ft on 10/01/1949
(2) 4.60 ft on 10/01/2007
(3) 4.66 ft on 09/26/2007
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34 Widespread flooding occurs. Highway 41 bridge has water to undersupports. Many homes and businesses are underwater.
22 Major flooding expands. CIMBAR company floods along Old River Road. Allatoona Dam Road Southeast has a building that floods. 2 homes flood near Highway 293 and Old River Road.
20 Major flooding begins. Flood waters enter Seaboard Coastline Railroads buildings.
19 Moderate flooding begins. Old River Road Southeast floods near Highway 41.
18 Flood Stage is reached. Minor flooding develops as flood waters reach through backyards of homes right up to homes on Riverside Court Southeast. Farmland and farm building floods downstream of Old River Road.
16 Bankfull Stage is reached. Impacts are minimal to none. Some water enters far backyard edges of homes along Riverside Court Southeast.

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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
10 Day (HEFS) 7 Day (NAEFS) 7 Day (GEFS)
HEFS Ensemble NAEFS Ensemble GEFS Ensemble

Note: Use the official hydrograph at the top of this web page for river levels within the next 72 Hours.

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