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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Southeast River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Flint River (GA) at Albany are issued routinely year-round.

Vertical datum height surveyed by the USGS

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Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - at Newton (SR 37)
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 42
Moderate Flood Stage: 31
Flood Stage: 26
Action Stage: 16
Low Stage (in feet): 2

Historic Crests
(1) 43.00 ft on 07/11/1994
(2) 37.84 ft on 04/21/1925
(3) 36.92 ft on 03/11/1998
(4) 34.70 ft on 03/07/1966
(5) 34.40 ft on 03/20/1929
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 33.76 ft on 03/07/2020
(2) 27.65 ft on 02/25/2020
(3) 20.97 ft on 02/12/2020
(4) 21.32 ft on 02/09/2020
(5) 17.35 ft on 12/17/2018
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 0.30 ft on 08/10/1946
(2) 1.14 ft on 08/23/2017
(3) 1.19 ft on 10/05/2001
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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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47.5 Western approach to Broad Avenue bridge begins to flood.
44.6 Approaches to Liberty Expressway bridge begin to flood.
44.5 Eastern approach to Broad Avenue bridge begins to flood.
44 Water is at the top of the Atlantic Coast Line railroad bridge.
42 Major flooding begins. Water is at the top of the Georgia Northern Railroad and reach the gage site.
39 Flood water will reach the floor of the sewage plant and nearby houses. Radium Springs Road begins to flood.
37 Ragsdale area will be inundated with flood waters. Above this level, Albany College and houses along Hazard Drive will begin to flood.
36.7 Approaches to East Oglethorpe bridge begins to flood.
31 Moderate flooding begins. Highland Avenue and some cottages at Lovers Lane Road at Lake Chehaw will see some flooding.
30.9 Approaches to Oakridge Drive bridge begin to flood.
29 Flooding will begin in the lowest elevations along Third Avenue, Highland Avenue, and Front Street.
26 Minor flooding begins.
(1) ABNG1 Gage - 1966 Mar 06 Flood

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