APALACHICOLA RIVER

APALACHICOLA RIVER

River Levels Streamgages Weather


Total streamflow across the Apalachicola River was last observed at 21,000 cfs, and is expected to yield approximately 41,653 acre-ft of water today; about 95% of normal. Average streamflow for this time of year is 22,086 cfs, with recent peaks last observed on 2020-03-10 when daily discharge volume was observed at 333,000 cfs.

Maximum discharge along the river is currently at the Apalachicola River Nr Blountstown reporting a streamflow rate of 10,600 cfs. However, the streamgauge with the highest stage along the river is the Apalachicola River At Chattahoochee Fla with a gauge stage of 41.79 ft. This river is monitored from 2 different streamgauging stations along the Apalachicola River, the highest being situated at an altitude of 44 ft, the Apalachicola River At Chattahoochee Fla.

The Apalachicola River is a 106-mile-long river in Florida that flows from the Georgia border to the Gulf of Mexico. The river has a rich history, with Native Americans and European settlers using it for transportation and trade. The river is a vital source of water for agriculture in the region, with crops such as cotton and peanuts relying on it for irrigation. The Apalachicola River is also home to several hydroelectric power plants, including the Jim Woodruff Dam, which creates Lake Seminole. The lake is a popular recreational spot for fishing and boating. The river is known for its diverse wildlife, including alligators, bald eagles, and manatees. Despite its importance, the Apalachicola River has faced challenges, including issues with water management and disputes over water usage between Florida, Georgia, and Alabama.

Heat Advisory
Until 2024-07-14T06:00:00-06:00 National Weather Service
* WHAT...High temperatures of 100 to 104 each afternoon. * WHERE...Fort Collins, Longmont, Boulder, Denver and suburbs, and Greeley. * WHEN...The most extreme temperatures will occur between 10 am and 8 pm each day. * IMPACTS...Hot temperatures may cause heat illnesses.

July 13, 2024

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Last Updated 2024-07-13
Discharge Volume 41,653 ACRE-FT
Streamflow 21,000.0 cfs
+400.0 cfs (+1.94%)
Percent of Normal 95.08%
Maximum 333,000.0 cfs
2020-03-10
Seasonal Avg 22,086 cfs
Streamgauge Streamflow Gauge Stage 24hr Change (%) % Normal Minimum (cfs) Maximum (cfs) Air Temp Elevation
Apalachicola River At Chattahoochee Fla
USGS 02358000
10400 cfs 41.79 ft 2.97
Apalachicola River Nr Blountstown
USGS 02358700
10600 cfs 4.37 ft 0.95

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Historical River Levels

The Apalachicola River is a river, approximately 112 mi (180 km) long in the state of Florida. The river's large watershed, known as the ACF River Basin, drains an area of approximately 19,500 square miles (50,505 km2) into the Gulf of Mexico. The distance to its farthest head waters in northeast Georgia is approximately 500 miles (800 km). Its name comes from the Apalachicola people, who used to live along the river.



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Regional Streamflow

13100

Cubic Feet Per Second

205

Cubic Feet Per Second

497

Cubic Feet Per Second

1090

Cubic Feet Per Second