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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Southeast River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Flint River near Lovejoy 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: 14
Flood Stage: 12
Action Stage: 9
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 23.60 ft on 07/05/1994
(2) 18.90 ft on 07/12/2005
(3) 17.78 ft on 10/05/1995
(4) 17.76 ft on 03/17/1990
(5) 17.14 ft on 03/09/1998
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 12.07 ft on 01/25/2019
(2) 14.93 ft on 12/29/2018
(3) 12.68 ft on 12/10/2018
(4) 14.41 ft on 08/03/2018
(5) 12.93 ft on 04/25/2018
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 1.35 ft on 10/29/2008
(2) 1.42 ft on 06/28/2008
(3) 1.46 ft on 10/03/2007
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20 Major flooding expands with numerous homes affected along Roxbury Drive...Rambo Court...and Mockingbird Road. Many mobile homes flood along Museum Circle. Several businesses will flood near the Flint River on Upper Riverdale Road and Arrowhead Boulevard. Flooding of Upper Riverdale Road will cut off access to Southern Regional Hospital. Several roads will flood including Upper Riverdale Road...Arrowhead Boulevard...Mockingbird Road...Museum Circle...Turner Road...Harbour Town and North Bridge Road.
18 Major flooding continues with numerous homes affected along Roxbury Drive...Rambo Court...and Mockingbird Road. Many mobile homes flood along Museum Circle. Several businesses will flood near the Flint River near Upper Riverdale Road and Arrowhead Boulevard. Flooding of Upper Riverdale Road will cut off access to Southern Regional Hospital. Several roads will flood including Upper Riverdale Road...Arrowhead Boulevard...Mockingbird Road...Museum Circle...Turner Road...Harbour Town and North Bridge Road.
16 Major flooding begins. Several homes will flood along Roxbury Drive...Rambo Court...and Mockingbird Road. Mobile homes begin to flood along Museum Circle. Some businesses will flood near the Flint River on Upper Riverdale Road and Arrowhead Boulevard. Flooding of Upper Riverdale Road will cut off some access to Southern Regional Hospital. Several roads will flood including Upper Riverdale Road...Arrowhead Boulevard...Mockingbird Road...Museum Circle...Turner Road...Harbour Town and North Bridge Road.
14 Moderate flooding begins. Significant flooding occurs of residential yards upstream of the gage betweenUpper Riverdale Road and Georgia Highway 138. Some roads begin to flood such as Upper Riverdale Road and Mockingbird Road. Flooding expands on portions of the Rivers Edge Golf Course. Several holes and fairways will flood.
12 Flood Stage is reached and minor flooding begins. Flooding of Rivers Edge Golf Course begins. Several holes and fairways will flood. Flooding of some yards begins upstream of gage between Upper Riverdale Road and Highway 138.
9 Bankfull Stage is reached. High water spreads out into the flood plain.
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1020 cfs Paddled from McIntosh Road near Brooks to Hwy 362 near Hollonville. No complaints about navigation problems.
13 cfs Paddled from West McIntosh Road to Hwy 16, but would have gone further if there had been more water. Low water made the trip very unpleasant. The section was nearly impassable.

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