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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 Thomasville (US 84) 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: 25
Moderate Flood Stage: 22
Flood Stage: 15
Action Stage: 9
Low Stage (in feet): 2.8

Historic Crests
(1) 29.10 ft on 04/02/1948
(2) 23.83 ft on 04/03/2009
(3) 22.80 ft on 03/08/1984
(4) 22.50 ft on 03/30/1991
(5) 22.12 ft on 02/27/2013
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 15.82 ft on 12/17/2018
(2) 17.45 ft on 12/04/2018
(3) 11.32 ft on 11/18/2018
(4) 12.15 ft on 02/16/2018
(5) 15.80 ft on 01/23/2017
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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31 In Thomas County, water overtops the US-84 bridge. The southbound approach to the GA-3 bridge floods at this level.
30 In Thomas County, water overtops the US-19 bridge.
29 In Thomas County, water reaches the road surface of US-19 on the south side of the river. In Grady County, the GA-93 bridge is overtopped at this level.
28 In Thomas County, US-84 is flooded on the east side of the bridge and the water surface is near the road deck of the bridge. Water reaches the base of the GA-3 bridge on the north side of the river. The GA-202 bridge is overtopped at this level.
27 In Thomas County, water begins to flood road deck of the GA-202 bridge south of Lake Riverside. Water begins to flood the median of US-84 near the river and approach the road surface of the highway. In Grady County, water reaches the road surface of GA-93.
26 Water reaches the base of the US-19 bridge in Thomas County. The road is subject to closure above this level.
25 In Thomas County, water reaches the base of the US-84 bridge and the GA-202 bridge near Lake Riverside. These roads are subject to closure above this level. Water enters homes at the end of Flamingo Road. In Grady County, water will rise to the base of the GA-93 and Hadley Ferry bridges. These roads are subject to closure above this level.
24.5 Water will begin to flood the approaches to the GA-202 bridge near Lake Riverside.
23 Water begins to approach homes at the end of Flamingo Road in Thomas County. In Grady County, several structures at Dickie Ferry not elevated experience significant flooding.
22 In Grady County, Lewis Land near the river is completely inaccessible. Homes east of GA-93 near the river have water in their backyard. At Dickey Ferry, water floods structures not elevated near the river.
21 Egg and Butter Road North in Thomas County begins to flood about 1 mile south of Dusty Trail.
18 Access to structures at the end of Lewis Land in Grady County becomes restricted above this level. At Dickey Ferry, water begins to approach homes near the river.
15 Multiple access roads to boat ramps throughout the basin are flooded. Widespread flooding of wooded bottomland and adjacent farmland occurs.
12 Water overflows into wooded bottomlands along the river. Water approaches the top of the boat ramp south of US-19 in Thomas County.
9 Water floods the boat ramp beneath SR-93 in Grady County.
Photos
(1) Westbound view from east side of bridge in median. Stage is 23.5
(2) River view from west side of downstream bridge looking east. Stage is 23.5 ft.
(3) View from center of downstream bridge. Stage is 23.5 ft
(4) Ochlockonee River near Thomasville - KML

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