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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Southeast River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Ochlockonee River near Bloxham (SR 20) 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: 27
Moderate Flood Stage: 23
Flood Stage: 20
Action Stage: 16
Low Stage (in feet): 3

Historic Crests
(1) 32.64 ft on 09/30/1957
(2) 29.20 ft on 09/23/1969
(3) 28.50 ft on 04/05/1948
(4) 26.40 ft on 08/19/1928
(5) 26.19 ft on 04/04/2009
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 20.86 ft on 12/03/2018
(2) 18.54 ft on 01/24/2017
(3) 16.49 ft on 09/02/2016
(4) 22.19 ft on 04/03/2016
(5) 17.36 ft on 03/28/2016
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 2.76 ft on 11/30/2016
(2) 3.38 ft on 12/13/1978
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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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37.75 Water will overtop the SR-20 bridge on the Liberty County side of the river.
34 Water will reach the road surface of the SR-20 bridge on the Liberty County side of the river.
30 Water will reach the restaurant on C-120 in Liberty County. Numerous homes, even those elevated, flood along Crooked Road in Leon County.
29 Water reaches the base of the SR-20 bridge over the Ochlockonee River. The bridge is subject to closure at this level.
27 Both travel lanes of SR-20 in Liberty County are flooded at this level near the turnoff to the fish camp at C-120. The road is subject to closure above this level.
25.5 In Liberty County, water reaches the road surface of SR-20 near the turnoff to the fish camp at C-120. The road is subject to closure above this level.
25 Crooked Road becomes impassable just south of the old SR-20 crossing.
24 House trailers on the Liberty County side south of C-120 will start to flood.
23 In Liberty County, the campground and fish camp floods. In Leon County, homes not elevated on Crooked Road begin to flood at this level. Crooked Road becomes impassable about a half mile south of the old SR-20 crossing.
22 Water begins to affect more homes along all of Crooked Road in Leon County.
20 Water begins to flood the backyards of homes at the end of Crooked Road in Leon County.
19 The parking and the boat ramp at the fish camp in Liberty County will be affected by high water.
Photos
(1) Upstream view of the Ochlockonee River from the SR-20 bridge.
(2) Liberty County side of the Ochlockonee River, directly across river from the gage. View is upstream.
(3) Ochlockonee River near Bloxham - KML

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Note 1: New Ensemble Streamflow Prediction(ESP) forecasts are now available for this forecast point on this webpage. ESP forecasts extended probabilities of stage and flow based on current river levels and long range climate forecasts.
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