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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 Lithonia are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
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Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - near Conyers below Milstead
Zoom Level:16
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 23
Moderate Flood Stage: 17
Flood Stage: 13
Action Stage: 11
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 25.54 ft on 09/22/2009
(2) 17.97 ft on 12/25/2015
(3) 17.53 ft on 05/07/2003
(4) 16.57 ft on 04/19/2019
(5) 15.71 ft on 10/12/2020
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 13.70 ft on 05/05/2021
(2) 14.53 ft on 05/04/2021
(3) 15.71 ft on 10/12/2020
(4) 14.42 ft on 09/17/2020
(5) 14.44 ft on 02/07/2020
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 1.10 ft on 10/04/2007
(2) 1.14 ft on 09/12/2007
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25 Major flooding expands along the river upstream and downstream from the gage on Pleasant Hill Road. In Dekalb County...widespread flooding of homes occurs on Harmony Hills Drive and Court. Johnson Creek backs up over Union Grove Road. In Rockdale County...flooding expands in the Lake Capri subdivision with several homes affected with up to four feet of water. Flooding also occurs along several roads including Lake Sorrento Court...Lake Capri Drive...Capistrano Way...Rivieria...and Westminister Lane.
23 Major flooding begins along the river upstream and downstream from the gage on Pleasant Hill Road. In Dekalb County...widespread flooding of homes occurs on Harmony Hills Drive and Court. Johnson Creek backs up over Union Grove Road. In Rockdale County...flooding expands in the Lake Capri subdivision with several homes affected with two feet of water. Flooding also occurs along several roads including Lake Sorrento Court...Lake Capri Drive...Capistrano Way...Rivieria...and Westminister Lane.
21 Significant flooding expands along the river upstream and downstream from the gage on Pleasant Hill Road. In Dekalb County...widespread flooding of yards of homes occurs on Harmony Hills Drive and Court. Johnson Creek backs up to the level of Union Grove Road. In Rockdale County...flooding expands in the Lake Capri subdivision with several homes affected. Flooding also occurs along several roads including Lake Sorrento Court...Lake Capri Drive...Capistrano Way...Rivieria...and Westminister Lane.
19 Significant flooding continues to expand into the woodlands and fields near the river upstream and downstream from the gage on Pleasant Hill Road. In Dekalb County...flooding of the backyards of homes becomes more widespread on Harmony Hills Drive and Court. Johnson Creek flowing under Union Grove Road into the river continues to back up and reach the bottom of the bridge. In Rockdale County...some flooding of yards begins in the Lake Capri subdivision.
17 Moderate flooding begins. Significant flooding expands into the woodlands and fields near the river upstream and downstream from the gage on Pleasant Hill Road. In Dekalb County...some flooding of backyards of homes occurs on Harmony Hills Drive and Court. Johnson Creek flowing under Union Grove Road into the river continues to back up. In Rockdale County...some flooding of yards begins in the Lake Capri subdivision.
15 Minor flooding continues and expands further into the woodlands and fields near the river upstream and downstream from the gage on Pleasant Hill Road. In Dekalb County...some flooding of backyards of homes begin on Harmony Hills Drive and Court. Johnson Creek flowing under Union Grove Road into the river begins to back up.
13 Flood stage is reached. Minor flooding will occur in portions of the woodlands and fields near the river upstream and downstream from the gage on Pleasant Hill Road.
11 Bankfull conditions are reached upstream and downstream on the river from the stream gage at Pleasant Hill Road.

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