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Obion River near Martin Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 5.37 ft at 9:00PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 5.37 ft at 10:00PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 5.37 ft at 11:00PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 5.37 ft at 12:00AM Oct 20, 2014Highest Observation: 5.38 ft at 1:00AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 5.37 ft at 2:00AM Oct 20, 2014Highest Observation: 5.38 ft at 3:00AM Oct 20, 2014Highest Observation: 5.38 ft at 4:00AM Oct 20, 2014Highest Observation: 5.38 ft at 5:00AM Oct 20, 2014Highest Observation: 5.38 ft at 6:00AM Oct 20, 2014Highest Observation: 5.38 ft at 7:00AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 5.37 ft at 8:00AM Oct 20, 2014Highest Observation: 5.38 ft at 9:00AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 5.37 ft at 10:00AM Oct 20, 2014Highest Observation: 5.38 ft at 11:00AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 5.36 ft at 12:00PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 5.37 ft at 1:00PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 5.36 ft at 2:00PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 5.36 ft at 3:00PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 5.36 ft at 4:00PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 5.37 ft at 5:00PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 5.37 ft at 6:00PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 5.37 ft at 7:00PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 5.36 ft at 8:00PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 5.36 ft at 9:00PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 5.36 ft at 10:00PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 5.36 ft at 11:00PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 5.37 ft at 12:00AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 5.37 ft at 1:00AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 5.37 ft at 2:00AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 5.37 ft at 3:00AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 5.36 ft at 4:00AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 5.37 ft at 5:00AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 5.37 ft at 6:00AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 5.37 ft at 7:00AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 5.37 ft at 8:00AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 5.37 ft at 9:00AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 5.35 ft at 10:00AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 5.36 ft at 11:00AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 5.37 ft at 12:00PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 5.36 ft at 1:00PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 5.36 ft at 2:00PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 5.36 ft at 3:00PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 5.37 ft at 4:00PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 5.36 ft at 5:00PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 5.36 ft at 6:00PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 5.36 ft at 7:00PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 5.35 ft at 8:00PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 5.36 ft at 9:00PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 5.36 ft at 10:00PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 5.36 ft at 11:00PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 5.36 ft at 12:00AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 5.35 ft at 1:00AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 5.35 ft at 2:00AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 5.36 ft at 3:00AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 5.36 ft at 4:00AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 5.36 ft at 5:00AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 5.36 ft at 6:00AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 5.35 ft at 7:00AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 5.34 ft at 8:00AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 5.36 ft at 9:00AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 5.35 ft at 10:00AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 5.36 ft at 11:00AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 5.35 ft at 12:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 5.35 ft at 1:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 5.35 ft at 2:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 5.35 ft at 3:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 5.35 ft at 4:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 5.35 ft at 5:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 5.35 ft at 6:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 5.35 ft at 7:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 5.35 ft at 8:00PM Oct 22, 2014Highest Forecast: 5.3 ft 1:00AM Oct 23, 2014Highest Forecast: 5.3 ft 7:00AM Oct 23, 2014Highest Forecast: 5.3 ft 1:00PM Oct 23, 2014Highest Forecast: 5.3 ft 7:00PM Oct 23, 2014Highest Forecast: 5.3 ft 1:00AM Oct 24, 2014Highest Forecast: 5.3 ft 7:00AM Oct 24, 2014Highest Forecast: 5.3 ft 1:00PM Oct 24, 2014Highest Forecast: 5.3 ft 7:00PM Oct 24, 2014Highest Forecast: 5.3 ft 1:00AM Oct 25, 2014Highest Forecast: 5.3 ft 7:00AM Oct 25, 2014Highest Forecast: 5.3 ft 1:00PM Oct 25, 2014Highest Forecast: 5.3 ft 7:00PM Oct 25, 2014Highest Forecast: 5.3 ft 1:00AM Oct 26, 2014Highest Forecast: 5.3 ft 7:00AM Oct 26, 2014Highest Forecast: 5.3 ft 1:00PM Oct 26, 2014Highest Forecast: 5.3 ft 7:00PM Oct 26, 2014Highest Forecast: 5.3 ft 1:00AM Oct 27, 2014Highest Forecast: 5.3 ft 7:00AM Oct 27, 2014USACE Stages and DischargesNOMT1(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (8:30PM Oct 22, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 8:58AM Oct 22)Latest observed value: 5.35 ft at 8:00 PM CDT 22-Oct-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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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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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

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 water.
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 North Fork Obion River in Northeast Obion County and Northwest Weakley County. Flooding is also occurring in low lying areas near Union City.
18 Low land and agriculture flooding is occurring near the North Fork of the Obion River.
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Latitude: 36.405278° N, Longitude: 88.854722° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
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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
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Elevation
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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
Other Not Available Not Available  

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