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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Southeast River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Withlacoochee River above Valdosta (Skipper Bridge Rd) are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.

Vertical datum height surveyed by the USGS

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 145
Moderate Flood Stage: 142
Flood Stage: 135
Action Stage: 131
Low Stage (in feet): 122.1

Historic Crests
(1) 153.30 ft on 04/04/1948
(2) 146.70 ft on 02/12/1986
(3) 145.90 ft on 04/04/2009
(4) 144.58 ft on 03/08/1984
(5) 142.74 ft on 03/05/1991
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 135.47 ft on 03/31/2024
(2) 132.37 ft on 02/18/2024
(3) 135.70 ft on 08/06/2021
(4) 138.72 ft on 01/05/2021
(5) 131.47 ft on 09/22/2020
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 121.24 ft on 06/12/2000
(2) 121.34 ft on 08/29/1996
(3) 121.40 ft on 07/16/1988
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145 Major flooding in numerous homes. Water will intrude into YMCA.
144 Water begins intruding into the lowest level apartments in the back portion of the Links Apartment Complex on North Valdosta Road.
142 Skipper Bridge Road floods near Coppage Road, Adams Road, Rowland Road, and Rowland Lane. Additional roads downstream may flood within the next 2 to 3 days.
140 Highway 122 east flooded near bridge. Water intrudes into backyards along Winding Way, Park Lane, and Meadowbrook Drive.
135 Minor flooding begins. Langdale Park floods.
127.5 The river rises out of the bank near the Lowndes and Cook County line.
(1) Withlacoochee River near Valdosta - KML

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