Choctawhatchee River and historical lows

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  1. Sun Chaser

    Sun Chaser Beach Lover

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    This info was posted on the how low the Choctawhatchee River is right now. And it is expected to go lower. I wanted to ask some of you who have been for a long time: If you notice measurement number three, it says 0.00 on 10/10/1982, and even negative in 1968 and 1969. Anyone remember the Choctawhatchee River being dry?


    Cedar Tree Landing on the Choctawhatchee River Sept. 18, 2019. River is currently at 5.06 ft. and predicted to drop.
    Low Water Records
    (1) -0.47 ft on 10/30/1969
    (2) -0.31 ft on 09/16/1968
    (3) 0.00 ft on 10/10/1982
    (4) 0.06 ft on 09/25/1972
    (5) 0.59 ft on 07/20/1981
     
  2. bob bob

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    Not sure what dry would be. Hard to believe the Choctawhatchee could even get low enough to be just a creek.

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    It certainly has been dry the last few months. Curious where the river flow data came from.
     
  4. Sun Chaser

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    I was thinking the same thing, that the Choctawhatchee would ever be low enough to be a creek. It is mostly spring fed.
     

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