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Obion River near Martin Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Highest Observation: 6.49 ft at 10:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 6.47 ft at 11:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 6.45 ft at 12:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 6.45 ft at 1:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 6.41 ft at 2:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 6.41 ft at 3:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 6.41 ft at 4:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 6.38 ft at 5:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 6.38 ft at 6:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 6.38 ft at 7:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 6.36 ft at 8:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 6.35 ft at 9:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 6.34 ft at 10:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 6.32 ft at 11:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 6.33 ft at 12:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 6.33 ft at 1:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 6.3 ft at 2:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 6.3 ft at 3:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 6.29 ft at 4:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 6.27 ft at 5:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 6.26 ft at 6:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 6.27 ft at 7:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 6.26 ft at 8:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 6.26 ft at 9:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 6.24 ft at 10:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 6.23 ft at 11:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 6.23 ft at 12:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 6.22 ft at 1:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 6.21 ft at 2:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 6.19 ft at 3:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 6.19 ft at 4:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 6.18 ft at 5:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 6.19 ft at 6:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 6.18 ft at 7:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 6.18 ft at 8:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 6.17 ft at 9:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 6.16 ft at 10:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 6.15 ft at 11:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 6.15 ft at 12:00PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 6.14 ft at 1:00PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 6.14 ft at 2:00PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 6.13 ft at 3:00PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 6.13 ft at 4:00PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 6.12 ft at 5:00PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 6.12 ft at 6:00PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 6.12 ft at 7:00PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 6.1 ft at 8:00PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 6.09 ft at 9:00PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 6.08 ft at 10:00PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 6.08 ft at 11:00PM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 6.07 ft at 12:00AM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 6.06 ft at 1:00AM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 6.06 ft at 2:00AM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 6.05 ft at 3:00AM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 6.04 ft at 4:00AM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 6.04 ft at 5:00AM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 6.02 ft at 6:00AM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 6.02 ft at 7:00AM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 6.02 ft at 8:00AM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 6.02 ft at 9:00AM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 6.02 ft at 10:00AM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 6.01 ft at 11:00AM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 6.02 ft at 12:00PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 6.01 ft at 1:00PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 6 ft at 2:00PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 6 ft at 3:00PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 6 ft at 4:00PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 5.99 ft at 5:00PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 6.01 ft at 6:00PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 6 ft at 7:00PM Apr 20, 2014Observed: 6 ft at 8:00PM Apr 20, 2014Forecast: 6 ft 1:00AM Apr 21, 2014Forecast: 6 ft 7:00AM Apr 21, 2014Forecast: 6 ft 1:00PM Apr 21, 2014Forecast: 6 ft 7:00PM Apr 21, 2014Forecast: 6 ft 1:00AM Apr 22, 2014Forecast: 6 ft 7:00AM Apr 22, 2014Forecast: 6 ft 1:00PM Apr 22, 2014Highest Forecast: 6.1 ft 7:00PM Apr 22, 2014Highest Forecast: 6.1 ft 1:00AM Apr 23, 2014Highest Forecast: 6.1 ft 7:00AM Apr 23, 2014Highest Forecast: 6.1 ft 1:00PM Apr 23, 2014Highest Forecast: 6.1 ft 7:00PM Apr 23, 2014Highest Forecast: 6.1 ft 1:00AM Apr 24, 2014Highest Forecast: 6.1 ft 7:00AM Apr 24, 2014Forecast: 6 ft 1:00PM Apr 24, 2014Forecast: 6 ft 7:00PM Apr 24, 2014Forecast: 6 ft 1:00AM Apr 25, 2014Forecast: 6 ft 7:00AM Apr 25, 2014USACE Stages and DischargesNOMT1(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (9:00PM Apr 20, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 8:05AM Apr 20)Latest observed value: 6 ft at 8:00 PM CDT 20-Apr-2014. Flood Stage is 20 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts for the Obion River near Martin are issued routinely year-round.
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Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - near Obion
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage:23
Moderate Flood Stage:21
Flood Stage:20
Action Stage:19

Historical Crests
(1) 23.05 ft on 11/19/1957
(2) 22.98 ft on 03/02/1998
(3) 22.24 ft on 03/02/1997
(4) 21.50 ft on 12/01/2001
(5) 20.96 ft on 05/04/2011
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Low Water Records
(1) 4.20 ft on 08/18/1945
(2) 4.94 ft on 08/08/1997
(3) 4.96 ft on 07/27/2006
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23 EXTENSIVE AGRICULTURE FLOODING IS OCCURRING ALONG THE RIVER AND NUMEROUS SECONDARY ROADS ARE FLOODED CAUSING ACCESS PROBLEMS
22 WIDESPREAD FLOODING IS OCCURRING IN RIVES AND NEAR UNION CITY. ADDITIONAL EVACUATIONS WILL BE NECESSARY. AGRICULTURE LAND NORTH OF MARTIN IS FLOODING AND EQUIPMENT AND LIVESTOCK MAY NEED TO BE MOVED TO HIGHER GROUND. NUMEROUS SECONDARY ROADS ARE COVERED BY FLOOD WATERS
21 RESIDENTS IN THE COMMUNITY OF RIVES SHOULD COMPLETE NECESSARY FLOOD PRECAUTIONS. EVACUATIONS MAY BE REQUIRED. EXTENSIVE CROP LAND FLOODING IS OCCURRING NEAR THE RIVER IN NORTHEAST OBION COUNTY AND THE NORTHWEST PORTION OF WEAKLEY COUNTY. EQUIPMENT AND LIVESTOCK SHOULD BE MOVED TO HIGHER GROUND
20 FLOODING IS OCCURRING ALONG THE RIVER IN NORTHEAST OBION COUNTY AND NORTHWEST WEAKLEY COUNTY. FLOODING IS ALSO OCCURRING IN LOW LYING AREAS NEAR UNION CITY
19 LOW LAND AND AGRICULTURE FLOODING IS OCCURRING NEAR THE RIVER
18 LOW LAND AND AGRICULTURE FLOODING IS OCCURRING NEAR THE RIVER
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(1) View south
(2) View downstream
(3) View north
(4) View of bridge
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Latitude: 36.405278° N, Longitude: 88.854722° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 20 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
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(gauge height = flood stage)
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NAVD88 Not Available Not Available Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 303.46 ft 323.46 ft Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
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