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French Broad River at Fletcher Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Highest Observation: 5.3 ft at 3:30AM Jan 26, 2015Highest Observation: 5.3 ft at 3:45AM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 5.29 ft at 4:00AM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 5.29 ft at 4:15AM Jan 26, 2015Highest Observation: 5.3 ft at 4:30AM Jan 26, 2015Highest Observation: 5.3 ft at 4:45AM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 5.29 ft at 5:00AM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 5.29 ft at 5:15AM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 5.29 ft at 5:30AM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 5.28 ft at 5:45AM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 5.29 ft at 6:00AM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 5.28 ft at 6:15AM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 5.28 ft at 6:30AM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 5.28 ft at 6:45AM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 5.27 ft at 7:00AM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 5.28 ft at 7:15AM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 5.27 ft at 7:30AM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 5.27 ft at 7:45AM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 5.27 ft at 8:00AM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 5.27 ft at 8:15AM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 5.27 ft at 8:30AM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 5.26 ft at 8:45AM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 5.26 ft at 9:00AM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 5.26 ft at 9:15AM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 5.25 ft at 9:30AM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 5.25 ft at 9:45AM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 5.25 ft at 10:00AM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 5.24 ft at 10:15AM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 5.25 ft at 10:30AM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 5.24 ft at 10:45AM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 5.24 ft at 11:00AM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 5.25 ft at 11:15AM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 5.25 ft at 11:30AM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 5.24 ft at 11:45AM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 5.24 ft at 12:00PM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 5.23 ft at 12:15PM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 5.25 ft at 12:30PM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 5.24 ft at 12:45PM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 5.23 ft at 1:00PM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 5.23 ft at 1:15PM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 5.23 ft at 1:30PM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 5.24 ft at 1:45PM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 5.24 ft at 2:00PM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 5.23 ft at 2:15PM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 5.24 ft at 2:30PM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 5.24 ft at 2:45PM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 5.23 ft at 3:00PM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 5.23 ft at 3:15PM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 5.23 ft at 3:30PM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 5.22 ft at 3:45PM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 5.22 ft at 4:00PM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 5.23 ft at 4:15PM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 5.23 ft at 4:30PM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 5.23 ft at 4:45PM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 5.23 ft at 5:00PM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 5.22 ft at 5:15PM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 5.23 ft at 5:30PM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 5.22 ft at 5:45PM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 5.22 ft at 6:00PM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 5.22 ft at 6:15PM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 5.21 ft at 6:30PM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 5.22 ft at 6:45PM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 5.22 ft at 7:00PM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 5.21 ft at 7:15PM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 5.21 ft at 7:30PM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 5.21 ft at 7:45PM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 5.21 ft at 8:00PM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 5.21 ft at 8:15PM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 5.21 ft at 8:30PM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 5.2 ft at 8:45PM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 5.2 ft at 9:00PM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 5.19 ft at 9:15PM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 5.19 ft at 9:30PM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 5.19 ft at 9:45PM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 5.19 ft at 10:00PM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 5.18 ft at 10:15PM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 5.19 ft at 10:30PM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 5.18 ft at 10:45PM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 5.17 ft at 11:00PM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 5.18 ft at 11:15PM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 5.16 ft at 11:30PM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 5.17 ft at 11:45PM Jan 26, 2015Observed: 5.17 ft at 12:00AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 5.17 ft at 12:15AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 5.17 ft at 12:30AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 5.16 ft at 12:45AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 5.17 ft at 1:00AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 5.17 ft at 1:15AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 5.17 ft at 1:30AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 5.16 ft at 1:45AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 5.16 ft at 2:00AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 5.16 ft at 2:15AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 5.16 ft at 2:30AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 5.16 ft at 2:45AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 5.16 ft at 3:00AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 5.15 ft at 3:15AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 5.15 ft at 3:30AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 5.15 ft at 3:45AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 5.15 ft at 4:00AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 5.15 ft at 4:15AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 5.15 ft at 4:30AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 5.15 ft at 4:45AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 5.15 ft at 5:00AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 5.15 ft at 5:15AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 5.15 ft at 5:30AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 5.15 ft at 5:45AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 5.15 ft at 6:00AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 5.15 ft at 6:15AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 5.15 ft at 6:30AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 5.15 ft at 6:45AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 5.15 ft at 7:00AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 5.15 ft at 7:15AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 5.14 ft at 7:30AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 5.14 ft at 7:45AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 5.14 ft at 8:00AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 5.13 ft at 8:15AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 5.14 ft at 8:30AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 5.14 ft at 8:45AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 5.14 ft at 9:00AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 5.14 ft at 9:15AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 5.13 ft at 9:30AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 5.14 ft at 9:45AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 5.13 ft at 10:00AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 5.13 ft at 10:15AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 5.13 ft at 10:30AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 5.13 ft at 10:45AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 5.13 ft at 11:00AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 5.13 ft at 11:15AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 5.13 ft at 11:30AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 5.12 ft at 11:45AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 5.13 ft at 12:00PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 5.13 ft at 12:15PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 5.13 ft at 12:30PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 5.12 ft at 12:45PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 5.13 ft at 1:00PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 5.12 ft at 1:15PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 5.13 ft at 1:30PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 5.12 ft at 1:45PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 5.11 ft at 2:00PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 5.12 ft at 2:15PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 5.11 ft at 2:30PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 5.12 ft at 2:45PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 5.11 ft at 3:00PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 5.11 ft at 3:15PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 5.11 ft at 3:30PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 5.11 ft at 3:45PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 5.1 ft at 4:00PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 5.11 ft at 4:15PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 5.1 ft at 4:30PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 5.1 ft at 4:45PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 5.1 ft at 5:00PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 5.1 ft at 5:15PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 5.09 ft at 5:30PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 5.1 ft at 5:45PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 5.09 ft at 6:00PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 5.09 ft at 6:15PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 5.09 ft at 6:30PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 5.09 ft at 6:45PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 5.09 ft at 7:00PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 5.09 ft at 7:15PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 5.09 ft at 7:30PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 5.09 ft at 7:45PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 5.09 ft at 8:00PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 5.08 ft at 8:15PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 5.09 ft at 8:30PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 5.09 ft at 8:45PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 5.09 ft at 9:00PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 5.08 ft at 9:15PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 5.08 ft at 9:30PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 5.08 ft at 9:45PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 5.09 ft at 10:00PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 5.08 ft at 10:15PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 5.08 ft at 10:30PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 5.07 ft at 10:45PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 5.08 ft at 11:00PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 5.07 ft at 11:15PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 5.07 ft at 11:30PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 5.07 ft at 11:45PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 5.07 ft at 12:00AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 5.07 ft at 12:15AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 5.07 ft at 12:30AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 5.06 ft at 12:45AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 5.07 ft at 1:00AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 5.06 ft at 1:15AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 5.06 ft at 1:30AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 5.06 ft at 1:45AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 5.06 ft at 2:00AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 5.06 ft at 2:15AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 5.06 ft at 2:30AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 5.05 ft at 2:45AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 5.06 ft at 3:00AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 5.05 ft at 3:15AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 5.05 ft at 3:30AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 5.05 ft at 3:45AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 5.05 ft at 4:00AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 5.04 ft at 4:15AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 5.03 ft at 4:30AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 5.03 ft at 4:45AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 5.04 ft at 5:00AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 5.03 ft at 5:15AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 5.03 ft at 5:30AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 5.03 ft at 5:45AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 5.02 ft at 6:00AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 5.02 ft at 6:15AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 5.02 ft at 6:30AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 5.01 ft at 6:45AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 5.02 ft at 7:00AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 5.02 ft at 7:15AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 5.01 ft at 7:30AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 5.01 ft at 7:45AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 5.01 ft at 8:00AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 5 ft at 8:15AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 5 ft at 8:30AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 5.01 ft at 8:45AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 5.01 ft at 9:00AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 5.01 ft at 9:15AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 5.01 ft at 9:30AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 5 ft at 9:45AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 5.01 ft at 10:00AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 5 ft at 10:15AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 5.01 ft at 10:30AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 5 ft at 10:45AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 4.99 ft at 11:00AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 5.02 ft at 11:15AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 5.01 ft at 11:30AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 5.01 ft at 11:45AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 5.01 ft at 12:00PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 5 ft at 12:15PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 5 ft at 12:30PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 5 ft at 12:45PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 5 ft at 1:00PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 5 ft at 1:15PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 5 ft at 1:30PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 5 ft at 1:45PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 5 ft at 2:00PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 5 ft at 2:15PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 5 ft at 2:30PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 5 ft at 2:45PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 5 ft at 3:00PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 4.99 ft at 3:15PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 4.99 ft at 3:30PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 4.99 ft at 3:45PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 4.99 ft at 4:00PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 4.99 ft at 4:15PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 4.99 ft at 4:30PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 4.99 ft at 4:45PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 4.99 ft at 5:00PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 4.99 ft at 5:15PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 4.99 ft at 5:30PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 4.99 ft at 5:45PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 4.99 ft at 6:00PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 4.98 ft at 6:15PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 4.98 ft at 6:30PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 4.98 ft at 6:45PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 4.99 ft at 7:00PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 4.98 ft at 7:15PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 4.98 ft at 7:30PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 4.98 ft at 7:45PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 4.98 ft at 8:00PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 4.98 ft at 8:15PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 4.98 ft at 8:30PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 4.98 ft at 8:45PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 4.98 ft at 9:00PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 4.98 ft at 9:15PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 4.98 ft at 9:30PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 4.97 ft at 9:45PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 4.97 ft at 10:00PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 4.97 ft at 10:15PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 4.98 ft at 10:30PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 4.97 ft at 10:45PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 4.97 ft at 11:00PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 4.97 ft at 11:15PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 4.97 ft at 11:30PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 4.97 ft at 11:45PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 4.97 ft at 12:00AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 4.97 ft at 12:15AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 4.97 ft at 12:30AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 4.97 ft at 12:45AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 4.97 ft at 1:00AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 4.97 ft at 1:15AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 4.97 ft at 1:30AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 4.97 ft at 1:45AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 4.97 ft at 2:00AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 4.96 ft at 2:15AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 4.96 ft at 2:30AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 4.97 ft at 2:45AM Jan 29, 2015Highest Forecast: 5 ft 7:00AM Jan 29, 2015Highest Forecast: 5 ft 1:00PM Jan 29, 2015Highest Forecast: 5 ft 7:00PM Jan 29, 2015Forecast: 4.9 ft 1:00AM Jan 30, 2015Forecast: 4.9 ft 7:00AM Jan 30, 2015Forecast: 4.9 ft 1:00PM Jan 30, 2015Forecast: 4.9 ft 7:00PM Jan 30, 2015Forecast: 4.9 ft 1:00AM Jan 31, 2015Forecast: 4.9 ft 7:00AM Jan 31, 2015Forecast: 4.9 ft 1:00PM Jan 31, 2015Forecast: 4.9 ft 7:00PM Jan 31, 2015Forecast: 4.8 ft 1:00AM Feb 01, 2015Forecast: 4.8 ft 7:00AM Feb 01, 2015Forecast: 4.8 ft 1:00PM Feb 01, 2015Forecast: 4.8 ft 7:00PM Feb 01, 2015Forecast: 4.8 ft 1:00AM Feb 02, 2015FLCN7(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (3:19AM Jan 29, 2015)ObservedForecast (issued 9:03AM Jan 28)Latest observed value: 4.97 ft at 2:45 AM EST 29-Jan-2015. Flood Stage is 13 ft
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Datum: NAVD88
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NOTE: River forecasts for this location take into account past precipitation and the precipitation amounts expected approximately 24 hours into the future from the forecast issuance time.

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 at Fletcher are issued routinely year-round.

Vertical datum height surveyed by the USGS

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 20
Moderate Flood Stage: 17
Flood Stage: 13
Action Stage: 12
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 20.13 ft on 09/08/2004
(2) 17.54 ft on 09/17/2004
(3) 15.62 ft on 05/06/2013
(4) 15.01 ft on 07/06/2013
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 11.43 ft on 12/23/2013
(2) 10.90 ft on 07/11/2013
(3) 15.01 ft on 07/06/2013
(4) 10.22 ft on 06/22/2013
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.

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22 Bridges in area are flooded
20 Flooding will be similar to that which occurred in sept 2004 with hurricane frances
18 Roads in area have 2 to 3 inches of water on them and some homes will begin to flood. Flooding will be similar to that which occurred on sept 17, 2004 with hurricane ivan.
16.5 The river will begin to flood local roads that are near the river. Homes near the river will begin to flood.
15 Homes and buildings along the river start to get water in backyards.
13 Butler bridge and banner farm roads south of the airport will be flooded. +
12 Glen bridge park near pinner and glen bridge roads will begin to flood. The roads are not flooded at this level but water is very high and approaching the roads.
10 Boat ramp and parts of the parking lot of westfeldt park will be flooded. Farmland along the river is flooded.
8 General overflow of banks of river into farmland, especially along glen bridge, sandy bottom and pinner roads.
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(1) French Broad river at Fletcher looking downstream
(2) French Broad river at Fletcher looking upstream
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Latitude: 35.428889° N, Longitude: 82.552778° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 13 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 2055.00 2068.00 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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