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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Southeast River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Kinchafoonee Creek at 11 E of Dawson at Pinewood Rd in Lee County are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
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Upstream Gauge - at Preston (SR 41) Upstream Gauge
Zoom Level:14
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 20.5
Moderate Flood Stage: 16
Flood Stage: 13
Action Stage: 10
Low Stage (in feet): 2.6

Historic Crests
(1) 26.56 ft on 07/07/1994
(2) 21.59 ft on 03/10/1998
(3) 21.00 ft on 12/25/2015
(4) 20.46 ft on 03/05/1966
(5) 20.44 ft on 03/20/1990
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 19.85 ft on 03/05/2020
(2) 14.42 ft on 02/23/2020
(3) 15.15 ft on 02/08/2020
(4) 11.86 ft on 12/22/2018
(5) 14.09 ft on 12/02/2018
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 1.77 ft on 07/02/2012
(2) 1.80 ft on 06/12/2011
(3) 1.83 ft on 09/01/2011
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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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27.5 Water will enter the floor of the gage house.
20.5 Water will rise into cabins, flood yards, and flood homes on Century Road. Homes in both Dawson and Leesburg along the creek will suffer major damage.
16 Private dwelling on the right bank near the bridge will begin to flood. Several homes along the Lower Kinchafoonee Road area will experience significant flooding.
13 Minor flooding begins at Dawson. Flooding may also affect areas downstream near Leesburg.
(1) Kinchafoonee Creek at Pinewood Rd 11E Dawson - KML

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