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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 Everett City are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 17
Moderate Flood Stage: 14
Flood Stage: 13
Action Stage: 10
Low Stage (in feet): 3.5

Historic Crests
(1) 16.76 ft on 04/13/2009
(2) 16.68 ft on 03/11/2020
(3) 16.61 ft on 01/11/2016
(4) 16.43 ft on 03/03/2020
(5) 15.43 ft on 12/24/2009
(6) 15.17 ft on 02/21/2020
(7) 15.10 ft on 02/09/2010
(8) 14.64 ft on 05/02/2020
(9) 14.57 ft on 03/04/2013
(10) 14.53 ft on 02/24/2021
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 13.78 ft on 04/21/2022
(2) 13.31 ft on 10/21/2021
(3) 13.53 ft on 03/03/2021
(4) 14.53 ft on 02/24/2021
(5) 14.64 ft on 05/02/2020
(6) 16.68 ft on 03/11/2020
(7) 16.43 ft on 03/03/2020
(8) 15.17 ft on 02/21/2020
(9) 14.19 ft on 01/17/2019
(10) 13.06 ft on 01/04/2019
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 2.52 ft on 12/22/2012
(2) 2.69 ft on 06/30/2008
(3) 2.73 ft on 10/20/2011
(4) 3.05 ft on 12/02/2016
(5) 3.20 ft on 08/01/2009
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17 In Glynn County, major flooding occurs along all roads to the southwest of the Altamaha Regional Park to near U.S. Highway 341. Water affects homes along Pennick and Old Jesup Roads as well as homes in Altamaha Regional Park. In McIntosh County, significant flooding occurs in Barrington Park.
16.5 In McIntosh County, water will approach a few elevated homes on Barrington Ferry Road, possibly restricting access.
15 In Glynn County, the majority of Altamaha Regional Park becomes inundated, including water flowing across sections of Altamaha Park Road and Pennick Road. The Altamaha Regional Park is subject to closure at this level. Homes in the vicinity of the park are cut off by flood waters at this level, but elevated structures are not flooded. In McIntosh County, much of Barrington Park is underwater. Plum Orchard Road begins to flood.
14 Portions of Altamaha Regional Park become inundated, including the park campground, boat ramps and parking lots. Bee Tree Island Road is flooded and closed. The end of Betty Lott Lane is flooded and homes become cut off.
13 Water begins to encroach upon Altamaha Regional Park in Glynn County. This includes Altamaha Park Road, Betty Lott Lane and Bee Tree Island Road. In McIntosh County, Barrington Park at the end of Harper Lake Road begins to flood. Blue Reach Road also begins to flood near the Long County line.
12 Agricultural and timber lands near the river are flooded.

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Effective 24 March 2010, Everett City is now established as an official River Forecast Point. The Southeast River Forecast Center will issue 5 day forecast hydrographs for the Everett City river gage, whenever the river level at the Everett City gage reaches or exceeds action stage of 10 feet.
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