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French Broad River near Hot Springs Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 2.84 ft at 6:00AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 2.84 ft at 6:15AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 2.84 ft at 6:30AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 2.84 ft at 6:45AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 2.85 ft at 7:00AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 2.85 ft at 7:15AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 2.85 ft at 7:30AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 2.85 ft at 7:45AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 2.84 ft at 8:00AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 2.85 ft at 8:15AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 2.85 ft at 8:30AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 2.85 ft at 8:45AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 2.85 ft at 9:00AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 2.84 ft at 9:15AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 2.84 ft at 9:30AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 2.85 ft at 9:45AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 2.85 ft at 10:00AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 2.85 ft at 10:15AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 2.85 ft at 10:30AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 2.85 ft at 10:45AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 2.85 ft at 11:00AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 2.85 ft at 11:15AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 2.86 ft at 11:30AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 2.86 ft at 11:45AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 2.85 ft at 12:00PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 2.85 ft at 12:15PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 2.85 ft at 12:30PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 2.85 ft at 12:45PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 2.85 ft at 1:00PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 2.85 ft at 1:15PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 2.85 ft at 1:30PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 2.85 ft at 1:45PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 2.85 ft at 2:00PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 2.85 ft at 2:15PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 2.85 ft at 2:30PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 2.85 ft at 2:45PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 2.86 ft at 3:00PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 2.86 ft at 3:15PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 2.86 ft at 3:30PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 2.86 ft at 3:45PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 2.86 ft at 4:00PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 2.86 ft at 4:15PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 2.86 ft at 4:30PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 2.86 ft at 4:45PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 2.86 ft at 5:00PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 2.86 ft at 5:15PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 2.87 ft at 5:30PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 2.86 ft at 5:45PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 2.87 ft at 6:00PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 2.87 ft at 6:15PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 2.87 ft at 6:30PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 2.87 ft at 6:45PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 2.87 ft at 7:00PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 2.87 ft at 7:15PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 2.88 ft at 7:30PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 2.87 ft at 7:45PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 2.88 ft at 8:00PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 2.88 ft at 8:15PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 2.88 ft at 8:30PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 2.88 ft at 8:45PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 2.88 ft at 9:00PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 2.88 ft at 9:15PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 2.89 ft at 9:30PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 2.89 ft at 9:45PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 2.89 ft at 10:00PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 2.89 ft at 10:15PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 2.89 ft at 10:30PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 2.9 ft at 10:45PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 2.9 ft at 11:00PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 2.9 ft at 11:15PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 2.9 ft at 11:30PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 2.91 ft at 11:45PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 2.91 ft at 12:00AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 2.92 ft at 12:15AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 2.93 ft at 12:30AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 2.93 ft at 12:45AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 2.94 ft at 1:00AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 2.94 ft at 1:15AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 2.95 ft at 1:30AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 2.96 ft at 1:45AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 2.96 ft at 2:00AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 2.97 ft at 2:15AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 2.98 ft at 2:30AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 2.99 ft at 2:45AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 3.01 ft at 3:00AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 3.03 ft at 3:15AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 3.07 ft at 3:30AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 3.08 ft at 3:45AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 3.1 ft at 4:00AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 4:15AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 3.2 ft at 4:30AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 3.25 ft at 4:45AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 3.33 ft at 5:00AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 3.46 ft at 5:15AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 3.56 ft at 5:30AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 3.62 ft at 5:45AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 3.68 ft at 6:00AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 3.71 ft at 6:15AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 3.76 ft at 6:30AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 3.8 ft at 6:45AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 3.84 ft at 7:00AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 3.87 ft at 7:15AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 3.9 ft at 7:30AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 3.99 ft at 7:45AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 4.07 ft at 8:00AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 4.14 ft at 8:15AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 4.21 ft at 8:30AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 4.27 ft at 8:45AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 4.31 ft at 9:00AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 4.3 ft at 9:15AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 4.29 ft at 9:30AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 4.28 ft at 9:45AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 4.34 ft at 10:00AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 4.4 ft at 10:15AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 4.45 ft at 10:30AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 4.45 ft at 10:45AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 4.42 ft at 11:00AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 4.5 ft at 11:15AM Nov 24, 2014Highest Observation: 4.59 ft at 11:30AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 4.56 ft at 11:45AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 4.5 ft at 12:00PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 4.44 ft at 12:15PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 12:30PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 4.39 ft at 12:45PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 4.4 ft at 1:00PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 4.39 ft at 1:15PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 4.4 ft at 1:30PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 4.38 ft at 1:45PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 4.36 ft at 2:00PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 4.37 ft at 2:15PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 4.36 ft at 2:30PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 4.37 ft at 2:45PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 4.4 ft at 3:00PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 4.39 ft at 3:15PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 4.4 ft at 3:30PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 4.39 ft at 3:45PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 4.36 ft at 4:00PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 4.35 ft at 4:15PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 4.33 ft at 4:30PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 4.32 ft at 4:45PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 4.34 ft at 5:00PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 4.33 ft at 5:15PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 4.32 ft at 5:30PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 4.29 ft at 5:45PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 4.29 ft at 6:00PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 4.29 ft at 6:15PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 4.3 ft at 6:30PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 4.28 ft at 6:45PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 4.26 ft at 7:00PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 4.25 ft at 7:15PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 4.25 ft at 7:30PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 4.26 ft at 7:45PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 4.26 ft at 8:00PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 4.28 ft at 8:15PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 4.3 ft at 8:30PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 4.28 ft at 8:45PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 4.3 ft at 9:00PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 4.28 ft at 9:15PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 4.28 ft at 9:30PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 4.28 ft at 9:45PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 4.29 ft at 10:00PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 4.28 ft at 10:15PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 4.27 ft at 10:30PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 4.27 ft at 10:45PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 4.27 ft at 11:00PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 4.28 ft at 11:15PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 4.28 ft at 11:30PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 4.28 ft at 11:45PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 4.27 ft at 12:00AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.26 ft at 12:15AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.28 ft at 12:30AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.28 ft at 12:45AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.27 ft at 1:00AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.27 ft at 1:15AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.27 ft at 1:30AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.26 ft at 1:45AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.26 ft at 2:00AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.26 ft at 2:15AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.27 ft at 2:30AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.27 ft at 2:45AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.26 ft at 3:00AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.27 ft at 3:15AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.26 ft at 3:30AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.27 ft at 3:45AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.26 ft at 4:00AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.26 ft at 4:15AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.27 ft at 4:30AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.28 ft at 4:45AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.27 ft at 5:00AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.28 ft at 5:15AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.29 ft at 5:30AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.28 ft at 5:45AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.29 ft at 6:00AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.28 ft at 6:15AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.3 ft at 6:30AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.28 ft at 6:45AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.28 ft at 7:00AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.27 ft at 7:15AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.27 ft at 7:30AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.28 ft at 7:45AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.28 ft at 8:00AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.27 ft at 8:15AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.3 ft at 8:30AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.31 ft at 8:45AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.3 ft at 9:00AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.29 ft at 9:15AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.27 ft at 9:30AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.27 ft at 9:45AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.26 ft at 10:00AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.27 ft at 10:15AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.26 ft at 10:30AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.27 ft at 10:45AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.26 ft at 11:00AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.26 ft at 11:15AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.25 ft at 11:30AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.26 ft at 11:45AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.26 ft at 12:00PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.26 ft at 12:15PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.22 ft at 12:30PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.22 ft at 12:45PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.26 ft at 1:00PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.27 ft at 1:15PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.26 ft at 1:30PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.24 ft at 1:45PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.25 ft at 2:00PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.21 ft at 2:15PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.22 ft at 2:30PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.22 ft at 2:45PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.21 ft at 3:00PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.2 ft at 3:15PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.22 ft at 3:30PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.21 ft at 3:45PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.2 ft at 4:00PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.17 ft at 4:15PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.18 ft at 4:30PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.18 ft at 4:45PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.19 ft at 5:00PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.19 ft at 5:15PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.18 ft at 5:30PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.17 ft at 5:45PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.17 ft at 6:00PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.17 ft at 6:15PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.16 ft at 6:30PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.17 ft at 6:45PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.15 ft at 7:00PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.14 ft at 7:15PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.13 ft at 7:30PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.13 ft at 7:45PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.11 ft at 8:00PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.12 ft at 8:15PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.11 ft at 8:30PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.1 ft at 8:45PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.09 ft at 9:00PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.1 ft at 9:15PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.09 ft at 9:30PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.1 ft at 9:45PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.08 ft at 10:00PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.08 ft at 10:15PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.06 ft at 10:30PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.07 ft at 10:45PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.06 ft at 11:00PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.06 ft at 11:15PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.04 ft at 11:30PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.04 ft at 11:45PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 4.03 ft at 12:00AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 4.02 ft at 12:15AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 4.01 ft at 12:30AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 4.01 ft at 12:45AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 4.01 ft at 1:00AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 4 ft at 1:15AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.99 ft at 1:30AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.99 ft at 1:45AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.98 ft at 2:00AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.97 ft at 2:15AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.96 ft at 2:30AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.95 ft at 2:45AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.94 ft at 3:00AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.94 ft at 3:15AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.92 ft at 3:30AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.92 ft at 3:45AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.92 ft at 4:00AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.91 ft at 4:15AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.91 ft at 4:30AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.89 ft at 4:45AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.88 ft at 5:00AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 3.88 ft at 5:15AM Nov 26, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesHSPN7(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (5:49AM Nov 26, 2014)ObservedLatest observed value: 3.88 ft at 5:15 AM EST 26-Nov-2014. Flood Stage is 9.5 ft
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NOTE: River forecasts for this location take into account past and future precipitation. Forecast stages may be different if forecast future rainfall does not occur.

Reliability of the Forecast: Forecast data shown here are guidance values only. Please refer to your local NWS office.

NOTE: Forecasts for the French Broad River near Hot Springs are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 21
Moderate Flood Stage: 16
Flood Stage: 9.5
Action Stage: 7.5
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 22.00 ft on 07/16/1916
(2) 19.00 ft on 02/28/1902
(3) 18.00 ft on 03/01/1867 (P)
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 17.50 ft on 11/07/1977
(2) 16.11 ft on 08/30/1940
(3) 22.00 ft on 07/16/1916
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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26 Major flooding. Water levels in town will be around 1 to 3 ft high.
23.5 Further flooding along spring creek, causing water levels to be around 2 ft deep in some areas between spring creek and andrew ave.
22.5 Water will approach camping areas and a few homes along painted rock road. Similar flooding that occurred on sept 17 2004
21 Hot springs spa buildings will be flooded. Homes and some buildings between the river and river and silver mine roads will be flooded.
19 Much of the area between the river and silver mine and andrews roads will likely be flooded. Spring creek will overflow its banks north of bridges road.
16.5 Areas between the railroad and the river near divine water way northwest of town and areas between the river and highway 25/70 near lookout loop will begin to flood.
12.5 Water will approach camping areas between south andrews aveune and the river. Flooding will be similar to the sept 9 2004 flood.
10 Hot springs spa buildings will flood and parts of river road and silvermine road will flood. Flooding will be similar to flooding on may 6 2003.
9.5 Parts of silver mine road and river road will be flooded. Areas near spring creek in the hot springs spa area will begin to flood.
7 Low areas along river road and silver mine road will begin to flood.
5 Bankfull at the gage site, river reaches base of gage house.
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(1) Looking upstream from gage site.
(2) Looking downstream from gage site.
(3) USGS gage house and stilling well.
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Latitude: 35.889722° N, Longitude: 82.821111° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 9.5 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
Elevation
(gauge height = flood stage)
Elevation information source
NAVD88 1311.55 Not Available Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
Other Not Available Not Available  

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