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Hydrology Update

By: NWS
By: NWS

SEVEN RIVER LOCATIONS CONTINUE IN FLOOD. MODERATE FLOODING IS ONGOING ON THE CHOCTAWHATCHEE RIVER NEAR NEWTON (IN RECESSION) AND GENEVA AL (NEAR CREST OF 31 FEET)...AND KINCHAFOONEE CREEK 11 MILES EAST OF DAWSON GA (IN RECESSION). ALBANY GA ON THE FLINT IS HOLDING STEADY AT 26.4 FEET...WHILE DOWNSTREAM LOCATIONS AT NEWTON AND BAINBRIDGE GA ARE RISING AT A STEADY PACE (EXPECTED ABOVE MINOR FLOOD STAGE THIS WEEKEND). MINOR FLOODING CONTINUES ON THE APALACHICOLA RIVER AT WOODRUFF DAM (LEVELING AT 68.2 FEET) AND BLOUNTSTOWN FL (RISING TO JUST SHY OF MODERATE FLOOD STAGE (23 FEET) FRIDAY MORNING). THE CHOCTAWHATCHEE RIVER AT CARYVILLE FL IS WITHIN A HALF FOOT OF MODERATE FLOOD STAGE OF 16 FEET...WITH A NEW CREST OF 18.7 FEET LATE SATURDAY. FINALLY AT BRUCE/EBRO FL...MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING (13.5 FEET)...WITH MAJOR FLOODING (CREST OF 21.6 FEET) PREDICTED FOR EARLY NEXT WEEK.


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