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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Southeast River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Little Pee Dee River near Galivants Ferry are issued routinely year-round.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 12
Moderate Flood Stage: 11
Flood Stage: 9
Action Stage: 8
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 17.21 ft on 09/21/2018
(2) 17.10 ft on 10/12/2016
(3) 16.00 ft on 09/15/1928
(4) 13.23 ft on 09/23/1945
(5) 13.01 ft on 10/09/1964
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 12.94 ft on 02/23/2021
(2) 9.31 ft on 02/07/2021
(3) 9.19 ft on 12/30/2020
(4) 11.66 ft on 11/17/2020
(5) 9.18 ft on 10/14/2020
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 1.82 ft on 08/18/2002
(2) 2.50 ft on 10/23/2007
(3) 2.58 ft on 08/25/2007
(4) 2.62 ft on 07/28/2011
(5) 2.63 ft on 09/26/2010
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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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17 Flooding similar to Hurricane Matthew in 2016.
12 Flood waters will affect 30 to 40 homes in the Fork Retch community near Nichols.
11 Flood waters will continue to rise in the Fork Retch community located near Nichols. Flood waters will begin to affect some homes at Fork Retch. Swampland flooding will increase.
9 Flood waters will begin to affect residential yards in the Fork Retch community upstream of Galivants Ferry near the town of Nichols. Swampland flooding becomes noticeable and natural boat landings will be flooded.
8 The river is at bankfull. Some minor flooding will occur in low lying areas.

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Potential River Levels - Used to
Potential River Levels
Used to Estimate the Chance of Flooding and the Range of Possible River Levels
10 Day (HEFS) 10 Day (NAEFS) 10 Day (GEFS)
HEFS Ensemble NAEFS Ensemble GEFS Ensemble

Note: The official hydrograph at the top of this web page was made by a river forecaster using past rainfall and forecast rainfall for the next 48 hours. The Potential River Level graphics are computer generated and most useful for rain expected beyond 48 hours.

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