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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Southeast River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Altamaha River near Baxley are issued routinely year-round.
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Upstream Gauge - near Charlotteville Upstream Gauge Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - at Doctortown
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 84
Moderate Flood Stage: 80
Flood Stage: 74.5
Action Stage: 72.5
Low Stage (in feet): 63

Historic Crests
(1) 91.51 ft on 01/22/1925
(2) 89.00 ft on 04/12/1936 (P)
(3) 88.91 ft on 03/11/1929
(4) 86.81 ft on 08/23/1928
(5) 86.61 ft on 10/09/1929
(6) 86.61 ft on 12/10/1948
(7) 86.01 ft on 04/01/1944
(8) 85.66 ft on 03/16/1998
(9) 84.53 ft on 02/12/1998
(10) 84.19 ft on 03/12/1971
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 79.93 ft on 04/17/2022
(2) 74.56 ft on 03/27/2022
(3) 74.84 ft on 02/15/2022
(4) 76.44 ft on 01/13/2022
(5) 79.53 ft on 10/17/2021
(6) 76.74 ft on 03/06/2021
(7) 79.34 ft on 02/21/2021
(8) 75.90 ft on 09/28/2020
(9) 80.14 ft on 04/30/2020
(10) 74.90 ft on 04/04/2020
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 61.85 ft on 10/31/2012
(2) 61.90 ft on 10/07/2008
(3) 61.99 ft on 09/13/1999
(4) 62.06 ft on 09/12/2002
(5) 62.11 ft on 11/15/2007
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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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82 Water begins to impact homes in the Carters Bight, Davis Landing and Morris Landing areas. Davis Landing Road, Morris Landing Road and Getaway Lane are completely flooded.
78 Deens Landing and Carter Linton Landing are completely flooded. Davis Landing Road, Morris Landing Road and Getaway Lane at Carters Bight Landing begin to flood.
74.5 Flooding of agricultural and timber lands is expected. Deens Landing and Linton Carter Landing boat ramps, picnic areas and parking lots begin to flood.

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