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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Southeast River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Santa Fe River at O'leno State Park (in NAVD88) are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
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Upstream Gauge - at Worthington Springs (in NAVD88) Upstream Gauge
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 56
Moderate Flood Stage: 52
Flood Stage: 43
Action Stage: 42
Low Stage (in feet): 36

Historic Crests
(1) 57.07 ft on 09/14/2017
(2) 54.44 ft on 06/29/2012
(3) 51.05 ft on 07/10/2021
(4) 48.28 ft on 08/05/2018
(5) 47.47 ft on 03/15/2022
(6) 46.59 ft on 08/09/2021
(7) 46.52 ft on 06/29/2021
(8) 46.50 ft on 03/28/2022
(9) 46.37 ft on 09/10/2014
(10) 46.22 ft on 07/26/2018
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 44.79 ft on 09/14/2022
(2) 43.36 ft on 09/01/2022
(3) 46.50 ft on 03/28/2022
(4) 47.47 ft on 03/15/2022
(5) 45.11 ft on 09/22/2021
(6) 46.59 ft on 08/09/2021
(7) 51.05 ft on 07/10/2021
(8) 46.52 ft on 06/29/2021
(9) 45.45 ft on 02/19/2021
(10) 45.56 ft on 01/31/2019
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 34.92 ft on 05/27/2012
(2) 34.93 ft on 05/24/2012
(3) 34.93 ft on 05/25/2012
(4) 34.93 ft on 05/26/2012
(5) 34.93 ft on 05/28/2012
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62.3 Water reaches the top of the Interstate 75 bridge railing.
59.7 Water begins to flood the Interstate 75 bridge travel lanes.
57.2 Water reaches the approach roadway surface to the Interstate 75 bridge.
57 Homes in Buzzard Roost Prairie in Columbia County begin to flood.
56.3 Water reaches the base of the Interstate 75 bridge.
56 Water reaches the top of the suspension bridge at the O'leno State Park. Flood waters begin to approach camp structures on the Columbia County side of the river in O'leno State Park.
53 Water reaches the base of the suspension bridge at the O'leno State Park.
52 A barn floods upstream of O'leno State park in Alachua County at this level.
45 Numerous walking trails in O'leno State Park are flooded on the Alachua County side of the river. Flooding begins to affect local roads north of Buzzard Roost Prairie in Columbia County.
43 Access to river gage becomes limited as the Bible Camp Road boat ramp becomes flooded and the last half mile of Bible Camp Road begins to flood in Columbia County. Overland flooding begins past the Santa Fe River sink in the park and will cut-off access road to south end of the park.
42 Boat ramp at the end of Bible Camp Road begins to flood.
41 Swimming becomes dangerous in the river in the park area.

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