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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Southeast River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Altamaha River at Doctortown are issued routinely year-round.
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Upstream Locations Upstream Gauge Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - near Everett City
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 15.5
Moderate Flood Stage: 14
Flood Stage: 12
Action Stage: 10
Low Stage (in feet): 2

Historic Crests
(1) 18.60 ft on 01/23/1925
(2) 16.30 ft on 03/13/1929
(3) 16.00 ft on 04/18/1936
(4) 15.55 ft on 03/19/1998
(5) 15.20 ft on 10/13/1929
(6) 15.00 ft on 08/25/1928
(7) 14.96 ft on 03/01/2020
(8) 14.86 ft on 03/08/2020
(9) 14.84 ft on 03/12/1966
(10) 14.80 ft on 12/12/1948
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 13.06 ft on 04/09/2023
(2) 12.23 ft on 02/16/2023
(3) 12.14 ft on 02/08/2023
(4) 12.77 ft on 04/19/2022
(5) 12.39 ft on 10/19/2021
(6) 12.24 ft on 03/02/2021
(7) 13.42 ft on 02/22/2021
(8) 13.41 ft on 05/01/2020
(9) 14.86 ft on 03/08/2020
(10) 14.96 ft on 03/01/2020
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 0.71 ft on 11/16/2012
(2) 0.87 ft on 09/18/2011
(3) 0.90 ft on 10/08/2008
(4) 1.15 ft on 11/26/2016
(5) 1.17 ft on 11/24/2007
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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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16 Some homes along Penholloway Road are flooded.
15 Water begins to flood properties along Penholloway Road. A residence at Clanton Ranch is also flooded.
14 Jaycee Landing and Oglethorpe Landing parking lots flood as well as walkways to docks at the landing. Upper County boat ramp begins to flood. Three hunting and fish camps along the river become isolated and are inundated by flood waters.
13 Jaycee Landing and Oglethorpe Landing boat ramps begin to flood. Other low lying properties along the river begin to flood.
12 Agricultural and timber lands along the river begin to flood.

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