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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Lower Mississippi River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the West Chickamauga Creek near Fort Oglethorpe 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: 21
Moderate Flood Stage: 16
Flood Stage: 11
Action Stage: 9
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 14.22 ft on 12/27/2015
(2) 14.17 ft on 04/14/2020
(3) 13.40 ft on 01/16/2013
(4) 12.99 ft on 02/08/2020
(5) 12.90 ft on 04/25/2018
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 11.70 ft on 04/01/2021
(2) 11.02 ft on 03/27/2021
(3) 12.62 ft on 03/19/2021
(4) 14.17 ft on 04/14/2020
(5) 12.26 ft on 03/26/2020
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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21 Major flooding begins with widespread inundation of woodlands...fields and roads near the creek upstream and downstream from the Georgia Highway 146 bridge. Water several feet deep floods the Parks Industrial Boulevard and Cloud Springs Road intersection. Several structures in this area will be flooded. Major flooding also expands further downstream as it crosses the Tennessee border into the south East Ridge area. Extensive flooding of structures and roads can be expected.
16 Moderate flooding begins with further expansion into the woodlands and fields upstream and downstream from the Georgia Highway 146 bridge. Water begins to flood portions of a parking lot...reaches the foundation of some structures...and begins to flood the Parks Industrial Boulevard and Cloud Springs Road intersection. Moderate flooding also expands further downstream as it crosses the Tennessee border into the south East Ridge area. Some flooding of structures and road closures can be expected.
13 Minor flooding expands further into the woodlands and fields near the creek upstream and downstream from the gage on the Georgia Highway 146 or Cloud Springs Road bridge. Minor flooding of the creek also expands much further downstream as it crosses the Tennessee border into the south East Ridge area.
11 Flood Stage is reached. Minor flooding begins of woodlands and fields near the creek upstream and downstream from the gage on the Georgia Highway 146 or Cloud Springs Road bridge. Minor flooding of the creek can also be expected further downstream as it crosses the Tennessee border into the south East Ridge area.
9 Bankfull conditions are reached along the creek upstream and downstream from the gage on the Georgia Highway 146 or Cloud Springs Road bridge.

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When flood stage is expected to be reached or exceeded, a warning will be issued for Catoosa county in Georgia and Hamilton county in Tennessee.
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The National Weather Service prepares its forecasts and other services in collaboration with agencies like the US Geological Survey, US Bureau of Reclamation, US Army Corps of Engineers, Natural Resource Conservation Service, National Park Service, ALERT Users Group, Bureau of Indian Affairs, and many state and local emergency managers across the country. For details, please click here.
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