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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Lower Mississippi River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Flint River (AL) near Chase are issued routinely year-round.
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Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - at Brownsboro
Zoom Level:16
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 30
Moderate Flood Stage: 25
Flood Stage: 16
Action Stage: 14
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 31.04 ft on 12/23/1990
(2) 29.52 ft on 03/16/1973
(3) 27.60 ft on 03/12/1963
(4) 25.00 ft on 09/01/1929
(5) 24.68 ft on 04/28/2011
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 24.68 ft on 04/28/2011
(2) 16.78 ft on 12/09/2009
(3) 16.58 ft on 12/10/2008
(4) 16.50 ft on 12/10/2004
(5) 19.40 ft on 12/07/2004
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 0.82 ft on 09/03/1954
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Latitude/Longitude Disclaimer: The gauge location shown in the above map is the approximate location based on the latitude/longitude coordinates provided to the NWS by the gauge owner.
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30 Extensive flooding is likely in Madison County to the northeast of Huntsville...and from near Meridianville to Bell Factory and Brownsboro.
16 Flooding of low lying farm and pastureland occurs.
13 Although there is no flooding occurring at the gage site...flooding is likely occurring downstream of Chase...especially near Brownsboro. In addition...flooding may be occurring upstream of Chase in the New Market area.
8.5 At this stage...water at the Flint River at Brownsboro gage site has reached bankfull.

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