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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 Bainbridge (US 27) are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
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Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - at Woodruff Dam (USACE)
Zoom Level:14
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 36
Moderate Flood Stage: 27
Flood Stage: 25
Action Stage: 22
Low Stage (in feet): 17.5

Historic Crests
(1) 40.90 ft on 01/24/1925
(2) 37.70 ft on 03/31/1929
(3) 37.20 ft on 07/14/1994
(4) 34.70 ft on 04/16/1964
(5) 34.65 ft on 03/13/1998
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 24.46 ft on 12/06/2018
(2) 24.02 ft on 01/26/2017
(3) 24.09 ft on 04/08/2016
(4) 23.95 ft on 02/07/2016
(5) 30.28 ft on 01/04/2016
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 17.00 ft on 04/12/1999
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40 There will be extensive damage to industrial locations along the river around the state docks. The state docks will be under water. West Bainbridge, and other lower elevation areas will experence extensive damage. Any futher rises will rapidly increase damage and paralyze all activities.
36 Major flood damage will result in complete stoppage of all business and isolation of most people in West Bainbridge and other low lying areas.
35 The West Bainbridge area will be well under water. Numerous factories and various business plants will be surrounded by water and some lower floor levels will begin to flood. Water will begin to over run the loading platforms of the state docks. At least 20 small houses will be flooded.
33 Machinery and other equipment at Cleat Mills and the Saw Mills need to be moved to avoid serious damage from rising water.
31.5 Elberta Crate Company will begin to sustain substantial significant damage.
30.5 The Elberata Crate Company Lumber Yard will begin to flood. Minor damage will be likely at the state park facility.
29.7 Flood waters will reach the elevation of the docks at the asphalt company and Flint River Grain Mill in the West Bainbridge area.
25 Minor lowland flooding begins.
(1) View under US-27 bridge during March 1998 flood. Stage is 34.65 ft
(2) Flint River at Bainbridge - KML

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