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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Southeast River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Yellow River near Conyers below Milstead 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: 16
Flood Stage: 11
Action Stage: 9
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 22.54 ft on 09/22/2009
(2) 16.47 ft on 12/25/2015
(3) 16.36 ft on 07/08/2005
(4) 16.31 ft on 05/07/2003
(5) 15.49 ft on 04/20/2019
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 13.67 ft on 02/07/2020
(2) 15.49 ft on 04/20/2019
(3) 13.12 ft on 12/30/2018
(4) 11.14 ft on 04/07/2017
(5) 11.08 ft on 02/04/2016
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 2.55 ft on 09/11/2007
(2) 2.75 ft on 12/28/2001
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26 Major and Extensive flooding occurs. In Newton County...Between 50 and 100 homes will flood in the Riverside Estates Mobile Home Park along East Dollar Circle and West Dollar Circle. Evacuations are required. In Rockdale County...flooding expands in the Lake Capri subdivision. Flooding occurs along the several roads including Lake Sorrento Court...Lake Capri Drive...Capistrano Way...Rivieria...and Westminister Lane. Several homes will experience flooding.
24 Major flooding expands. In Newton County...Between 25 to 50 homes will flood in the Riverside Estates Mobile Home Park along West Dollar Circle. Evacuations are required. In Rockdale County...flooding expands in the Lake Capri subdivision. Flooding occurs along the several roads including Lake Sorrento Court...Lake Capri Drive...Capistrano Way...Rivieria...and Westminister Lane. Several homes will experience flooding.
22 Major flooding expands. Gees Mill Road floods in low areas near the Yellow River in Rockdale County. In Rockdale County...flooding expands in the Lake Capri subdivision. Flooding occurs along the several roads including Lake Sorrento Court...Lake Capri Drive...Capistrano Way...Rivieria...and Westminister Lane. Several homes will experience flooding.
20 Major flooding begins. In Newton County...Riverside Estates Travel and Mobile Home Park floods. West Dollar and Sycamore Roads flood. Between 10 to 25 homes will flood...trailors will need to be moved to higher ground and evacuations will be required. In Rockdale County...flooding expands in the Lake Capri subdivision. Flooding occurs along the several roads including Lake Sorrento Court...Lake Capri Drive...Capistrano Way...Rivieria...and Westminister Lane. Several homes will experience flooding.
16 Moderate flooding begins. In Newton County...Riverside Estates Travel and Mobile Home Park begins to experience significant flooding. Trailers must be moved to higher ground and several mobile homes will flood. Evacuations may be needed. In Rockdale County...some flooding begins in the Lake Capri subdivision.
13 Minor flooding continues to expand into the woodlands...fields and pasture along the river upstream and downstream from the gage on Gees Mill Road in Rockdale County. Most of Sockwell Road by the river in Newton County will be flooded with up to 4 feet of water. Minor flooding also occurs in Newton County in the Riverside Estates Travel and Trailer Park. Any trailers near the river may need to be moved to higher ground. A playground by the river will begin to flood.
12 Minor flooding continues in the woodlands...fields and pasture along the river upstream and downstream from the gage on Gees Mill Road in Rockdale County. Large portions of Sockwell Road by the river in Newton County will be up to 3 feet under water.
11 Flood Stage is reached. Minor flooding begins in the woodlands...fields and pasture along the river upstream and downstream from the gage on Gees Mill Road in Rockdale County. Portions of Sockwell Road by the river in Newton County will be around two feet under water.
10 Bankfull conditions continue upstream and downstream from the gage on Gees Mill Road in Rockdale County. Portions of Sockwell Road by the river in Newton County will be around one foot under water.
9 Bankfull conditions are reached upstream and downstream from the gage on Gees Mill Road in Rockdale County. Low portions of Sockwell Road near the river in Newton County will begin to flood.

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The gage is located on the Yellow River at Gees Mill Rd.
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