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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Southeast River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Big Escambia Creek at Flomaton 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: 22.5
Moderate Flood Stage: 21
Flood Stage: 19
Action Stage: 14
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 25.90 ft on 03/31/1929
(2) 20.40 ft on 09/30/1998
(3) 19.70 ft on 03/09/1998
(4) 19.40 ft on 04/14/1955
(5) 19.26 ft on 09/27/1939
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 20.40 ft on 09/30/1998
(2) 19.70 ft on 03/09/1998
(3) 14.00 ft on 02/04/1996
(4) 15.50 ft on 10/05/1995
(5) 14.40 ft on 02/13/1995
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 0.41 ft on 10/19/1952
(2) 0.42 ft on 08/30/1951
(3) 0.52 ft on 07/02/1950
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35.1 Highway 31 bridge becomes flooded.
30 Most of Flomaton will become flooded as the level rises above 30 feet.
22.5 Residential flooding will occur in Flomaton and some evacuations will likely be needed.
21 Water starts to overflow Highway 31 near the Flomaton High School.
19 Water reaches several homes on north side of Highway 31.
16.5 Minor overflow of low lying areas will occur and water may enter the yards of a few homes in the area.
13 Water reaches bankfull.

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Routine data for this site is not available, however a forecast will be available when the river is in flood. * The flood stage for this point has changed effective 5/25/2016. Data to reflect this on the page may take a day or two to fully reflect the new stages.
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