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Obion River near Obion Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Highest Observation: 19.17 ft at 3:00PM Jul 23, 2014Highest Observation: 19.17 ft at 4:00PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 19.16 ft at 5:00PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 19.16 ft at 6:00PM Jul 23, 2014Highest Observation: 19.17 ft at 7:00PM Jul 23, 2014Highest Observation: 19.17 ft at 8:00PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 19.16 ft at 9:00PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 19.15 ft at 10:00PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 19.15 ft at 11:00PM Jul 23, 2014Observed: 19.15 ft at 12:00AM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 19.14 ft at 1:00AM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 19.14 ft at 2:00AM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 19.13 ft at 3:00AM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 19.13 ft at 4:00AM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 19.13 ft at 5:00AM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 19.12 ft at 6:00AM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 19.12 ft at 7:00AM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 19.12 ft at 8:00AM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 19.12 ft at 9:00AM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 19.11 ft at 10:00AM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 19.11 ft at 11:00AM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 19.11 ft at 12:00PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 19.1 ft at 1:00PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 19.1 ft at 2:00PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 19.1 ft at 3:00PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 19.1 ft at 4:00PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 19.1 ft at 5:00PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 19.1 ft at 6:00PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 19.1 ft at 7:00PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 19.1 ft at 8:00PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 19.1 ft at 9:00PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 19.1 ft at 10:00PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 19.1 ft at 11:00PM Jul 24, 2014Observed: 19.1 ft at 12:00AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 19.09 ft at 1:00AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 19.08 ft at 2:00AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 19.07 ft at 3:00AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 19.07 ft at 4:00AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 19.07 ft at 5:00AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 19.06 ft at 6:00AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 19.06 ft at 7:00AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 19.05 ft at 8:00AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 19.05 ft at 9:00AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 19.04 ft at 10:00AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 19.04 ft at 11:00AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 19.04 ft at 12:00PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 19.04 ft at 1:00PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 19.04 ft at 2:00PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 19.04 ft at 3:00PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 19.04 ft at 4:00PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 19.04 ft at 5:00PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 19.04 ft at 6:00PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 19.04 ft at 7:00PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 19.04 ft at 8:00PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 19.04 ft at 9:00PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 19.04 ft at 10:00PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 19.03 ft at 11:00PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 19.03 ft at 12:00AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 19.02 ft at 1:00AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 19.02 ft at 2:00AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 19.01 ft at 3:00AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 19.01 ft at 4:00AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 19.01 ft at 5:00AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 19 ft at 6:00AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 19 ft at 7:00AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 19 ft at 8:00AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 18.99 ft at 9:00AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 18.99 ft at 10:00AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 18.99 ft at 11:00AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 18.99 ft at 12:00PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 18.99 ft at 1:00PM Jul 26, 2014Highest Forecast: 19 ft 7:00PM Jul 26, 2014Forecast: 18.9 ft 1:00AM Jul 27, 2014Forecast: 18.9 ft 7:00AM Jul 27, 2014Forecast: 18.9 ft 1:00PM Jul 27, 2014Forecast: 18.9 ft 7:00PM Jul 27, 2014Forecast: 18.9 ft 1:00AM Jul 28, 2014Forecast: 18.9 ft 7:00AM Jul 28, 2014Forecast: 18.9 ft 1:00PM Jul 28, 2014Forecast: 18.8 ft 7:00PM Jul 28, 2014Forecast: 18.8 ft 1:00AM Jul 29, 2014Forecast: 18.8 ft 7:00AM Jul 29, 2014Forecast: 18.8 ft 1:00PM Jul 29, 2014Forecast: 18.8 ft 7:00PM Jul 29, 2014Forecast: 18.8 ft 1:00AM Jul 30, 2014Forecast: 18.8 ft 7:00AM Jul 30, 2014Forecast: 18.8 ft 1:00PM Jul 30, 2014Forecast: 18.8 ft 7:00PM Jul 30, 2014Forecast: 18.7 ft 1:00AM Jul 31, 2014Forecast: 18.7 ft 7:00AM Jul 31, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesOBNT1(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (2:15PM Jul 26, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 9:20AM Jul 26)Latest observed value: 18.99 ft at 1:00 PM CDT 26-Jul-2014. Flood Stage is 34 ft
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage:43
Moderate Flood Stage:38.5
Flood Stage:34
Action Stage:29

Historical Crests
(1) 41.71 ft on 01/24/1937
(2) 39.60 ft on 03/04/1997
(3) 39.31 ft on 05/06/2011
(4) 38.99 ft on 12/24/1990
(5) 38.78 ft on 12/03/2001
(6) 38.71 ft on 02/17/1989
(7) 38.43 ft on 05/05/2010
(8) 37.15 ft on 04/07/2008
(9) 36.55 ft on 05/06/2009
(10) 36.48 ft on 11/22/1988
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) -6.70 ft on 10/23/1965
(2) 13.27 ft on 09/13/1979
(3) 15.87 ft on 09/02/1980
(4) 16.16 ft on 06/27/1988
(5) 16.27 ft on 10/15/1992
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41.71 WIDESPREAD FLOODING IS OCCURRING IN DYER, OBION, GIBSON AND WEAKLEY COUNTIES NEAR THE OBION RIVER AND ITS TRIBUTARIES
39.6 EXTENSIVE FLOODING IS OCCURRING IN THE COMMUNITY OF OBION. AGRICULTURE LAND ON BOTH BANKS OF THE RIVER IS EXTENSIVELY FLOODED. EVACUATIONS ARE NECESSARY IN OBION AND RIVES
38 RIVES IS FLOODING AND MOST FARM LAND NEAR THE THE RIVER IS FLOODING
37 FLOODING IS OCCURRING IN OBION. WIDESPREAD FLOODING IS OCCURRING IN RIVES. NUMEROUS SECONDARY ROADS NEAR THE RIVER ARE FLOODED
36 RIVES IS FLOODING. MOST CROP LAND NEAR THE RIVER IS FLOODED
35 SEVERAL SECONDARY ROADS AND LARGE AREAS OF FARM LAND ARE FLOODED IN NORTHERN DYER COUNTY. FLOODING IS OCCURRING AROUND RIVES IN SOUTHEAST OBION COUNTY
34 FARM LAND NEAR THE RIVER IS FLOODED
33 AGRICULTURE LAND NEAR THE RIVER BEGINS TO FLOOD
31 MINOR CROPLAND FLOODING IS OCCURRING IN LOW AREAS ON THE SOUTH BANK OF THE RIVER
29 MINOR OVER BANK FLOODING BEGINS NEAR THE RIVER
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(1) View north stage = 38.7 ft
(2) View north stage = 29.0 ft
(3) View downstream stage = 38.7 ft
(4) View downstream stage = 29.0 ft
(5) View looking south
(6) View upstream stage = 29.0 ft
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Latitude: 36.240833° N, Longitude: 89.217500° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 34 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 Not Available Not Available Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 245.17 ft 279.17 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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