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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Southeast River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Choctawhatchee River near Newton (SR 134) 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: 30
Moderate Flood Stage: 24
Flood Stage: 19
Action Stage: 14
Low Stage (in feet): 3.6

Historic Crests
(1) 42.00 ft on 03/15/1929
(2) 40.30 ft on 03/18/1990
(3) 37.78 ft on 07/07/1994
(4) 34.58 ft on 03/09/1998
(5) 31.92 ft on 12/15/2009
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 19.82 ft on 03/10/2024
(2) 26.76 ft on 09/18/2020
(3) 19.05 ft on 03/09/2020
(4) 18.69 ft on 12/02/2018
(5) 19.85 ft on 02/12/2018
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 0.70 ft on 09/11/1925
(2) 1.20 ft on 06/16/1935
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30 Major flooding will affect homes and farmland near Newton.
28.5 Water will approach the foundation of a few homes along Wildwood Loop downstream from the gage on the west bank of the river.
24 Moderate flooding on the Choctawhatchee River will affect stores and apartments around highway 92 near Clayhatchee, eight miles downstream of Newton.
19 Minor flooding will begin to affect farmland in low lying areas near the Choctawhatchee River.
(1) Choctawhatchee River near Newton - KML

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