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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Southeast River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Luxapallila Creek near Columbus are issued routinely year-round.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 28
Moderate Flood Stage: 23
Flood Stage: 15
Action Stage: 14
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 32.35 ft on 04/14/1979
(2) 31.80 ft on 12/29/1961
(3) 31.60 ft on 03/30/1951
(4) 31.20 ft on 02/22/1961
(5) 31.04 ft on 12/24/1990
(6) 30.80 ft on 03/17/1973
(7) 29.92 ft on 12/04/1983
(8) 29.80 ft on 12/20/1967
(9) 29.46 ft on 02/21/1991
(10) 29.37 ft on 04/14/1980
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 20.88 ft on 06/12/2021
(2) 22.73 ft on 02/13/2020
(3) 20.98 ft on 01/06/2020
(4) 21.87 ft on 02/25/2019
(5) 18.04 ft on 12/30/2018
(6) 18.45 ft on 01/17/2013
(7) 18.62 ft on 04/17/2011
(8) 17.86 ft on 03/11/2011
(9) 21.98 ft on 03/01/2009
(10) 23.38 ft on 01/08/2009
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 4.70 ft on 08/26/2000
(2) 4.90 ft on 09/01/1999
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33 The old city water plant is flooded.
32 Most streets near the river are flooded and evacuations are necessary.
30 Many homes and businesses in Columbus are flooded.
23 Evacuations will be necessary for some residents along Sand Road, Vernon Road in Steens, and Gunshoot Road. Flooding from Magby Creek is occurring and access to several homes may be restricted due to high water.
22 Widespread flooding is occurring, especially in areas north of Columbus. Flood water is blocking portions of Propst Park. Flooding is also occurring in the area near Black Creek Road. Access to several homes on Sand Road is restricted due to high water.
21 Six to ten inches of water is flowing over sections of Sand Road, Harrison Road, Gunshoot Road, and several streets near Magby Creek.
20 Water is flowing over portions of sand road, harrison road, and Gunshoot Road north of columbus. Residents in columbus near magby and mccrary creeks should stay alert to flooding and be ready to take precautions.
19.5 Numerous roads north of columbus and in the steens area have water flowing over them. Residents near magby and mccrary creeks in columbus should stay alert to flooding conditions and may need to evacuate if the water level rises further.
17 Residents north of columbus and near steens may need to take precautions. Several secondary roads north of columbus have water flowing over them.
16 Water is flowing over Gunshoot Road near steens. Low lying areas along sand road, black creek road, and near yellow creek are flooding.
15 Overbank flooding is occurring in the steens area.
14 Overbank flooding begins in low lying areas north of columbus.

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