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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Southeast River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Satilla River near Waycross are issued routinely year-round.
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Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - at Atkinson
Zoom Level:16
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 20
Moderate Flood Stage: 18
Flood Stage: 16
Action Stage: 14
Low Stage (in feet): 4

Historic Crests
(1) 22.40 ft on 04/04/1948
(2) 22.36 ft on 04/05/2009
(3) 22.20 ft on 05/01/1928
(4) 21.52 ft on 03/06/1991
(5) 20.29 ft on 03/10/1984
(6) 20.23 ft on 03/12/1998
(7) 20.10 ft on 12/08/1964
(8) 20.03 ft on 02/13/1986
(9) 19.77 ft on 02/02/1991
(10) 19.72 ft on 04/08/1960
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 16.01 ft on 09/21/2021
(2) 18.26 ft on 04/29/2021
(3) 16.65 ft on 03/07/2021
(4) 17.50 ft on 02/22/2021
(5) 16.27 ft on 04/27/2020
(6) 18.49 ft on 03/09/2020
(7) 17.38 ft on 12/07/2018
(8) 17.53 ft on 01/27/2017
(9) 17.39 ft on 04/06/2016
(10) 18.43 ft on 02/08/2016
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 3.12 ft on 10/09/1990
(2) 3.16 ft on 11/01/1954
(3) 3.26 ft on 10/20/1981
(4) 3.31 ft on 07/21/2000
(5) 3.34 ft on 07/11/1998
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20 Effects railroad bridge. Rail traffic must be rerouted. On the Pierce County side, low lying roads are flooded and homes are threatened in the Riverwoods Drive community and in the Okefenokee Country Club.
18 On the Pierce County side, the Okefenokee Country Club Golf Course is generally closed. Riverwoods Drive low lying properties begin to flood.
17 On the Ware County side, the Jamestown Road Boat Ramp parking lot and access road is flooded and Simmons Trail is flooded cutting off one residence. On the Pierce County side, the Okefenokee Country Club Course Holes 14 through 16 begin to flood.
16 Flooding of agriculture and timberlands begins. On the Ware County side, the Jamestown Road Boat Ramp is flooded. On the Pierce/Brantley county line at the State Road 121 Bridge the boat ramp and dirt access roads are flooded.

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