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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Southeast River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Alabama River near Claiborne Dam are issued routinely year-round.
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Upstream Gauge - near Miller's Ferry Upstream Gauge
Zoom Level:14
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 52
Moderate Flood Stage: 48
Flood Stage: 42
Action Stage: 35
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 56.60 ft on 03/25/1990
(2) 55.45 ft on 04/22/1979
(3) 54.30 ft on 02/25/1990
(4) 53.69 ft on 01/02/2016
(5) 53.66 ft on 02/26/2020
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 45.98 ft on 04/01/2023
(2) 42.67 ft on 04/21/2022
(3) 45.04 ft on 04/10/2022
(4) 43.71 ft on 03/27/2022
(5) 43.56 ft on 03/22/2022
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 3.40 ft on 11/24/2007
(2) 6.10 ft on 09/17/1985
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50 Roads in the Mabien Lake area begin to flood.
49 Recreational areas around the Lock and Dam begin to flood.
43 Access to Eureka Landing community stops, with access cut off.
42 Water begins to inundate the Eureka Landing community.
40 Considerable flooding of agricultural land.
35 Flooding of pastureland begins along the lower Alabama River.
27 Flooding of low lying area. Roads near the confluence of the Alabama and Tombigbee Rivers will begin to flood.

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