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U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY PEAK FLOWS

The following chart, from U.S. Geological Survey data, shows a summary of the peak stages and discharges during floods from July 4 to July 16, 1994, in Georgia, Florida, and Alabama.

[m2, square miles; ft. feet above an arbitrary datum; ft 3/s, cubic feet per second*, new peak of record; a, approximately; d, discharge may have been affected by dam break; --, not determined or not applicable; <,less than ;>, greater than; number () is the ratio of the peak discharge to the 100-year flood discharge. Source: Recurrence intervals calculated from U.S. Geological Survey data through 1990 water year. Other data from U.S. Geological Survey reports or data bases]

Maximum prior to July 1994 Maximum in July 1994
USGS station number Stream and place of determination Drainage area (mi2) Period of record Year Stage(ft) Discharge (ft3/s) Day Stage(ft) Discharge (ft3/s) Discharge recurrence interval (years)
APALACHICOLA RIVER BASIN
02358700 Apalachicola River near Blountstown, Fl 17,600 1920-94 1978 28.6 (1929) 172,000 10 27.39 225,000 50
02359000 Cipola River near Altha, FL 781 1921-94 1926 33.35 25,000 12 29.60 14,200 30
02359170 Apalachicola River at Sumatra, Fl 19,200 1977-94 1990 13.82 179,000 13 15.05 221,000 55
CHOCTAWHATCHEE RIVER BASIN
02360500 East Fork Choctawhatchee River near Maryland City, Al 291 1953-63,66-70,90,94 1990 28.18 35,000 6 29.30 *43,000 >100(2.1)
02360275 Judy Creek near Ozark, AL 102 1951-77,90,94 1990 22.29 25,000 6 19.02 13,000 40
02361000 Choctawhatchee River at Newton, Al 686 1922-27,35-94 1990 40.30 87,500 7 37.78 58,000 >100 (1.4)
02362240 Little Double Bridges Creek near Enterprise, Al 21.4 1986-94 1990 13.90 7,950 6 16.45 *14,200 >100 (2.5)
02365500 Choctawhatchee River at Caryville, Fl 3,499 1929-94 1929 27.10 206,000 9 23.85 164,000 >100 (1.3)
02366500 Choctawhatchee River near Bruce, Fl 4,384 1931-82,85-94 1929 29.20 220,000 11 26.76 165,000 >100 (1.5)
YELLOW RIVER BASIN
02368000 Yellow River at Milligan, Fl 624 1938-94 1990 19.00 51,500 8 17.55 40,200 40
02369000 Shoal River near Crestview, Fl 474 1938-94 1975 15.58 25,200 8 14.82 22,600 25
ESCAMBIA RIVER BASIN
02371000 Conecuh River near Troy, Al 257 1944-68,90,94 1990 19.41 33,000 7 15.58 17,700 10
02371500 Conecuh River at Brantley, Al 500 1938-94 1990 24.44 25,700 7 22.37 17,000 10
02421000 Catoma Creek near Montgomery, Al 190 1949,53-94 1990 29.78 49,100 8 26.07 22,800 10

[m2, square miles; ft. feet above an arbitrary datum; ft 3/s, cubic feet per second*, new peak of record; a, approximately; d, discharge may have been affected by dam break; --, not determined or not applicable; <,less than ;>, greater than; number () is the ratio of the peak discharge to the 100-year flood discharge. Source: Recurrence intervals calculated from U.S. Geological Survey data through 1990 water year. Other data from U.S. Geological Survey reports or data bases]


Maximum prior to July 1994 Maximum in July 1994
USGS station number Stream and place of determination Drainage area (mi2) Period of record Year Stage(ft) Discharge (ft3/s) Day Stage(ft) Discharge (ft3/s) Discharge recurrence interval (years)
OCMULGEE RIVER BASIN
02204500 South River near McDonough,Ga 456 1940-82,94 1946 24.70 34,500 6 28.70 *41,000 >100 (1.1)
02207500 Yellow River near Covington,Ga 378 1936,45-65,76-94 1936 29.90 30,000 6 13.46 4,530 <2
02210500 Ocmulgee River near Jackson,Ga 1,420 1912,20,40-65,76-82,88-94 1919 26.80 69,000 6 26.87 69,000 Regulated
02212500 Ocmulgee River at Juliette,Ga 1,960 1886,1916-21,49,75-88,90,94 1948 33.10 78,000 6 41.45 *100,000 >100 (1.2)
02213000 Ocmulgee River at Macon,Ga 2,240 1887,1893-1994 1948 29.90 (1990) 83,500 6 35.4 *107,000 >100 (1.2)
02213500 Tobesofkee Creek near Macon,Ga 182 1929,38-94 1929 25.40 12,700 6 39.52 *54,200 >100 (3.5)
02213700 Ocmulgee River near Warner Robbins,Ga 2,690 1973-94 1990 15.85 81,000 7 21.75 *105,000 >100 (1.2)
02214820 Mossy Creek near Perry,Ga 92.9 1979-94 1981 8.27 788 6 19.86 *24,000 >100 (4.7)
02215000 Ocmulgee River at Hawkinsville,Ga 3,800 1877,1909-80,83-94 1925 36.50 79,000 9 40.91 *100,000 >100 (1.2)
02215100 Tucsawhatchee Creek near Hawkinsville,Ga 163 1984-94 1991 14.13 4,740 7 15.17 *5,960 25
02215260 Ocmulgee River at Abbeville,Ga 4,460 1902-65,88-94 1925 19.40 88,000 11 23.10 *100,000 >100 (1.2)
02215320 Ocmulgee River near Jacksonville,Ga 4,890 1948,69-72,75-77,94 1948 17.29 70,000 13 19.79 *96,000 100
02215500 Ocmulgee River at Lumber City,Ga 5,180 1909-94 1925 26.30 98,400 15 24.59 92,900 85

[m2, square miles; ft. feet above an arbitrary datum; ft 3/s, cubic feet per second*, new peak of record; a, approximately; d, discharge may have been affected by dam break; --, not determined or not applicable; <,less than ;>, greater than; number () is the ratio of the peak discharge to the 100-year flood discharge. Source: Recurrence intervals calculated from U.S. Geological Survey data through 1990 water year. Other data from U.S. Geological Survey reports or data bases]

Maximum prior to July 1994 Maximum in July 1994
USGS station number Stream and place of determination Drainage area (mi2) Period of record Year Stage(ft) Discharge (ft3/s) Day Stage(ft) Discharge (ft3/s) Discharge recurrence interval (years)
CHATTAHOOCHEE RIVER BASIN
02337500 Snake Creek near Whitesburg,Ga 35.5 1955-94 1961 14.40 7,690 4 3.83 455 <2
02338660 New River near Corinth,Ga 127 1979-94 1990 17.17 10,000 6 11.29 3,470 3
02341500 Chattahoochee River at Columbus,Ga 4,670 1841,86,1913,16,1920-94 1929 55.20 198,000 7 31.24 69,000 Regulated
02342500 Uchee Creek near Fort Mitchell,Al 322 1947-94 1964 26.45 55,100 8 23.35 25,600 25
02342933 South Fork Cowikee Creek near Batesville,Al 112 1964-94 1990 43.40 28,200 4 31.17 13,200 30
02343244 Cemochechobee Creek near Coleman,Ga 15.3 1984-94 1984 7.46 965 4 11.84 *5,160 >100 (2.7)
02343267 Temple Creek near Blakely,Ga 2.78 1978-94 1978 2.59 110 6 6.13 *746 >100 (1.2)
02343300 Abbie Creek near Haleburg,Al 146 1958-94 1970 23.84 7,590 6 37.00 *35,000 >100 (3.5)
02343801 Chattahoochee River at Andrews Lock & Dam,Ga 8,210 1975-94 1900 123.29 195,000 7 123.98 *202,000 Regulated
FLINT RIVER BASIN
02344300 Camp Creek near Fayetteville,Ga 17.2 1961-73,94 1961 9.90 2,800 5 13.89 *6,300 >100 (1.6)
02344350 Flint River near Lovejoy,Ga 130 1986-94 1990 17.76 8,090 5 23.60 *19,000 >100 (1.2)
02344500 Flint River near Griffin,Ga 272 1929,37-94 1929 17.90 15,300 6 14.22 *31,500 >100 (1.9)
02344700 Line Creek near Senoia,Ga 101 1965-94 1977 14.88 9,580 5 20.1 *28,400 >100 (2.4)
02346180 Flint River near Thomaston,Ga 1,220 1900-29,39-50,1952-56,61,64-94 1929 -- 62,000 6 21.83 55,000 100
02346195 Lazer Creek near Talbotton,Ga 81.3 1981-94 1990 24.10 36,100 6 16.17 19,600 >100 (1.7)

[m2, square miles; ft. feet above an arbitrary datum; ft 3/s, cubic feet per second*, new peak of record; a, approximately; d, discharge may have been affected by dam break; --, not determined or not applicable; <,less than ;>, greater than; number () is the ratio of the peak discharge to the 100-year flood discharge. Source: Recurrence intervals calculated from U.S. Geological Survey data through 1990 water year. Other data from U.S. Geological Survey reports or data bases]


Maximum prior to July 1994 Maximum in July 1994
USGS station number Stream and place of determination Drainage area (mi2) Period of record Year Stage(ft) Discharge (ft3/s) Day Stage(ft) Discharge (ft3/s) Discharge recurrence interval (years)
FLINT RIVER BASIN--Continued
02346500 Potato Creek near Thomaston,Ga 186 1938-73,90,94 1990 9.19 12,300 6 12.0 *28,000 >100 (1.9)
02347500 Flint River near Culloden,Ga 1,850 1913-31,37-94 1929 38.40 92,000 6 45.73 *100,000 >100 (1.2)
02349030 Cedar Creek near Rupert,Ga 41.1 1979-94 1979 4.72 580 6 7.50 *2,400 >100 (1.1)
02349350 Buck Creek near Ellaville,Ga 146 1929-94 1990 9.67 3,730 6 11.31 *7,800 >100 (1.1)
02349500 Flint River at Montezuma,Ga 2,900 1897,1905-94 1897 26.00 97,000 8 34.11 *136,000 >100 (1.4)
02349900 Turkey Creek near Byromville,Ga 45.0 1951-94 1981 13.82 4,820 6 14.29 *5,820 >100 (1.2)
02350520 Little Abrama Creek near Doles,Ga 3.77 1965-75,94 1967 5.99 652 6 7.06 *840 >100 (1.1)
02350600 Kinchafoonee Creek near Preston,Ga 197 1943,48-78,87-94 1990 12.16 14,500 6 11.66 12,400 100
02350685 Choctahatchee Creek trib near Plains,Ga 0.32 1977-94 1982 2.42 73 6 9.25 *625 >100 (3.1)
02350900 Kinchafoonee Creek near Dawson,Ga 527 1943,48-66,73,85-94 1943 23.00 15,000 7 26.56 *29,500 >100 (1.7)
02351500 Muckalee Creek near Americus,Ga 140 1948,1963-83,94 1948 12.50 9,000 6 19.50 d*33,500 >100 (4.0)
02351890 Muckalee Creek near Leesburg,Ga 362 1943,48,80-94 1943 -- 18,000 6 29.1 d*64,400 >100 (5.0)
02352500 Flint River at Albany,Ga 5,310 1893-1994 1925 37.80 92,000 11 43.0 *120,000 >100 (1.3)
02353000 Flint River at Newton,Ga 5,740 1925,29,38-94 1925 41.30 94,000 13 45.25 *100,000 >100 (1.2)
02353500 Ichawaynochaway Creek at Milford,Ga 620 1906-07,16,25,40-94 1916 17.20 15,500 7 23.20 *53,000 >100 (3.0)
02356000 Flint River at Bainbridge,Ga 7,570 1897,1905-94 1925 -- 101,000 14 37.20 *108,000 >100 (1.1)
02357000 Spring Creek near Iron City,Ga 485 1938-78,83-94 1975 19.43 17,700 8 19.95 12,900 25




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