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SEPTEMBER 2009 FLOODING

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September 2009 Flooding: Peak Gage Heights and Streamflows

Many days of continuous heavy rain in mid-September resulted in record flooding in many parts of Georgia, especially in north Georgia and the Atlanta region. The rains produced streamflows of record proportions. Listed below are the peak gage heights and streamflows for selected streams during the storm.

Data are provisional and subject to review and change.

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Peak gage heights and streamflows, Sept. 21-22, 2009
USGS Site IDSite NamePeak Streamflow
(cubic feet per second)
Peak Gage HeightDate of Peak
02204070SOUTH RIVER AT KLONDIKE ROAD, NEAR LITHONIA, GA13,80013.559/21/2009
02204130HONEY CREEK AT GA 212, NEAR CONYERS, GA2,7309.529/22/2009
02205522PEW CREEK AT PATTERSON RD, NEAR LAWRENCEVILLE, GA-- 159/21/2009
02207120YELLOW RIVER AT GA 124, NEAR LITHONIA, GA17,10027.479/21/2009
02337185NO BUSINESS CREEK AT LEE ROAD, BELOW SNELLVILLE, GA--8.839/21/2009
02207220YELLOW RIVER AT PLEASANT HILL ROAD, NR LITHONIA,GA21,00025.549/22/2009
02207335YELLOW RIVER AT GEES MILL ROAD, NEAR MILSTEAD, GA19,40022.539/22/2009
02208050ALCOVY RIVER NEAR LAWRENCEVILLE, GA-- 8.289/21/2009
02208130SHOAL CREEK AT PAPER MILL RD, NR LAWRENCEVILLE, GA77113.129/21/2009
02208150ALCOVY RIVER AT NEW HOPE ROAD, NEAR GRAYSON, GA6,51013.879/21/2009
02218565APALACHEE RIVER AT FENCE ROAD, NEAR DACULA, GA-- 8.569/21/2009
02334480RICHLAND CREEK AT SUWANEE DAM ROAD, NEAR BUFORD,GA1,6107.279/21/2009
02334578LEVEL CREEK AT SUWANEE DAM ROAD, NEAR SUWANEE, GA1,83011.69/21/2009
02334620DICK CREEK AT OLD ATLANTA RD, NEAR SUWANEE, GA1,48011.729/21/2009
02334885SUWANEE CREEK AT SUWANEE, GA787014.39/21/2009
02335000CHATTAHOOCHEE RIVER NEAR NORCROSS, GA14,90014.519/21/2009
02335350CROOKED CREEK NEAR NORCROSS, GA--14.599/22/2009
02335450CHATTAHOOCHEE RIVER ABOVE ROSWELL, GA21,10011.969/21/2009
02335757BIG CREEK BELOW HOG WALLOW CREEK AT ROSWELL, GA6,37015.419/22/2009
02335815CHATTAHOOCHEE RIVER BELOW MORGAN FALLS DAM, GA30,900826.969/21/2009
02335870SOPE CREEK NEAR MARIETTA, GA9,40018.299/21/2009
02335910ROTTENWOOD CR AT INTERSTATE N PKWY, NR SMYRNA, GA4,84011.749/21/2009
02336000CHATTAHOOCHEE RIVER AT ATLANTA, GA40,90028.129/22/2009
02336030N.F. PEACHTREE CREEK AT GRAVES RD, NR DORAVILLE,GA3,59012.939/21/2009
02336120N.F. PEACHTREE CREEK, BUFORD HWY, NEAR ATLANTA, GA6,14018.579/21/2009
02336300PEACHTREE CREEK AT ATLANTA, GA9,05022.919/21/2009
02336360NANCY CREEK AT RICKENBACKER DRIVE, AT ATLANTA, GA-- 14.699/21/2009
02336490CHATTAHOOCHEE RIVER AT GA 28042,30035.989/22/2009
02336526PROCTOR CREEK AT JACKSON PARKWAY, AT ATLANTA, GA6,24014.939/22/2009
02336635NICKAJACK CREEK AT US 78/278, NEAR MABLETON, GA5,09019.859/21/2009
02336728UTOY CREEK AT GREAT SOUTHWEST PARKWAY--27.899/22/2009
02396870POWDER SPRINGS CREEK NEAR POWDER SPRINGS, GA8,42019.829/21/2009
02336968NOSES CREEK AT POWDER SPRINGS RD, POWDER SPRINGS, GA--23.29/22/2009
02336986OLLEY CREEK AT CLAY ROAD, NEAR AUSTELL, GA--27.49/22/2009
02337000SWEETWATER CREEK NEAR AUSTELL, GA3150030.89/22/2009
02337170CHATTAHOOCHEE RIVER NEAR FAIRBURN, GA63,90030.659/22/2009
02337410DOG RIVER AT GA 5, NEAR FAIRPLAY, GA5990033.89/21/2009
02337500SNAKE CREEK NEAR WHITESBURG, GA10,90017.39/21/2009
02338000CHATTAHOOCHEE RIVER NEAR WHITESBURG, GA60,90029.849/23/2009
02392780LITTLE RIVER AT GA 5, NEAR WOODSTOCK, GA16,10020.89/21/2009
02392950NOONDAY CREEK AT HAWKINS STORE RD, NR WOODSTOCK,GA12,20017.29/21/2009
02392975NOONDAY CREEK AT SHALLOWFORD ROAD, NR WOODSTOCK,GA11,30019.669/21/2009
02393377BUTLER CREEK AT MACK DOBBS ROAD, NR KENNESAW, GA6,76014.279/21/2009
02413000LITTLE TALLAPOOSA RIVER AT US 27, AT CARROLLTON,GA6,52017.059/21/2009

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