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Duck River at Columbia Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 2.35 ft at 8:30PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 2.52 ft at 9:00PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 2.51 ft at 9:30PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 2.49 ft at 10:00PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 2.48 ft at 10:30PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 2.48 ft at 11:00PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 2.47 ft at 11:30PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 2.47 ft at 12:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 2.41 ft at 12:30AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 2.51 ft at 1:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 2.57 ft at 1:30AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 2.57 ft at 2:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 2.59 ft at 2:30AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 2.67 ft at 3:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 2.71 ft at 3:30AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 2.68 ft at 4:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 2.58 ft at 4:30AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 2.67 ft at 5:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 2.68 ft at 5:30AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 2.69 ft at 6:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 2.69 ft at 6:30AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 2.69 ft at 7:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 2.7 ft at 7:30AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 2.69 ft at 8:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 2.69 ft at 8:30AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 2.7 ft at 9:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 2.69 ft at 9:30AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 2.7 ft at 10:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 2.71 ft at 10:30AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 2.72 ft at 11:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 2.73 ft at 11:30AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 2.75 ft at 12:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 2.77 ft at 12:30PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 2.79 ft at 1:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 2.81 ft at 1:30PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 2.8 ft at 2:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 2.86 ft at 2:30PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 2.89 ft at 3:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 2.93 ft at 3:30PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 2.97 ft at 4:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 3 ft at 4:30PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 3.03 ft at 5:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 3.06 ft at 5:30PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 3.09 ft at 6:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 3.12 ft at 6:30PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 3.12 ft at 7:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 3.16 ft at 7:30PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 3.18 ft at 8:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 3.21 ft at 8:30PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 3.23 ft at 9:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 3.25 ft at 9:30PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 3.26 ft at 10:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 3.3 ft at 10:30PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 3.32 ft at 11:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 3.35 ft at 11:30PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 3.37 ft at 12:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 3.39 ft at 12:30AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 3.42 ft at 1:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 3.44 ft at 1:30AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 3.45 ft at 2:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 3.47 ft at 2:30AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 3.49 ft at 3:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 3.5 ft at 3:30AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 3.51 ft at 4:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 3.52 ft at 4:30AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 3.53 ft at 5:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 3.53 ft at 5:30AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 3.55 ft at 6:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 3.54 ft at 6:30AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 3.55 ft at 7:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 3.55 ft at 7:30AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 3.56 ft at 8:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 3.57 ft at 8:30AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 3.57 ft at 9:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 3.58 ft at 9:30AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 3.58 ft at 10:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 3.6 ft at 10:30AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 3.62 ft at 11:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 3.65 ft at 11:30AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 3.63 ft at 12:00PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 3.68 ft at 12:30PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 3.72 ft at 1:00PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 3.75 ft at 1:30PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 3.74 ft at 2:00PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 3.81 ft at 2:30PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 3.85 ft at 3:00PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 3.87 ft at 3:30PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 3.93 ft at 4:00PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 3.96 ft at 4:30PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.01 ft at 5:00PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.04 ft at 5:30PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.09 ft at 6:00PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.14 ft at 6:30PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.2 ft at 7:00PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.24 ft at 7:30PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.3 ft at 8:00PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.33 ft at 8:30PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.38 ft at 9:00PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.43 ft at 9:30PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.46 ft at 10:00PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.5 ft at 10:30PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.53 ft at 11:00PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.55 ft at 11:30PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.58 ft at 12:00AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.6 ft at 12:30AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.63 ft at 1:00AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.65 ft at 1:30AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.66 ft at 2:00AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.67 ft at 2:30AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.68 ft at 3:00AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.69 ft at 3:30AM Oct 31, 2014Highest Observation: 4.7 ft at 4:00AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.69 ft at 4:30AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.69 ft at 5:00AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.69 ft at 5:30AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.69 ft at 6:00AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.68 ft at 6:30AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.67 ft at 7:00AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.66 ft at 7:30AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.66 ft at 8:00AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.65 ft at 8:30AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.63 ft at 9:00AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.63 ft at 9:30AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.62 ft at 10:00AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.61 ft at 10:30AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.6 ft at 11:00AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.59 ft at 11:30AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.57 ft at 12:00PM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.56 ft at 12:30PM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.55 ft at 1:00PM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.53 ft at 1:30PM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.53 ft at 2:00PM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.51 ft at 2:30PM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.49 ft at 3:00PM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.48 ft at 3:30PM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.45 ft at 4:00PM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.44 ft at 4:30PM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.43 ft at 5:00PM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.4 ft at 5:30PM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.36 ft at 6:00PM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.35 ft at 6:30PM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.29 ft at 7:00PM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.35 ft at 7:30PM Oct 31, 2014Highest Forecast: 4.4 ft 1:00AM Nov 01, 2014Forecast: 4.2 ft 7:00AM Nov 01, 2014Forecast: 4.1 ft 1:00PM Nov 01, 2014Forecast: 4 ft 7:00PM Nov 01, 2014Forecast: 3.9 ft 1:00AM Nov 02, 2014Forecast: 3.9 ft 6:00AM Nov 02, 2014Forecast: 3.8 ft 12:00PM Nov 02, 2014Forecast: 3.7 ft 6:00PM Nov 02, 2014Forecast: 3.7 ft 12:00AM Nov 03, 2014Forecast: 3.6 ft 6:00AM Nov 03, 2014Forecast: 3.6 ft 12:00PM Nov 03, 2014Forecast: 3.6 ft 6:00PM Nov 03, 2014Forecast: 3.5 ft 12:00AM Nov 04, 2014Forecast: 3.5 ft 6:00AM Nov 04, 2014Forecast: 3.5 ft 12:00PM Nov 04, 2014Forecast: 3.5 ft 6:00PM Nov 04, 2014Forecast: 3.4 ft 12:00AM Nov 05, 2014Forecast: 3.4 ft 6:00AM Nov 05, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesCOLT1(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (8:00PM Oct 31, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 10:00AM Oct 31)Latest observed value: 4.35 ft at 7:30 PM CDT 31-Oct-2014. Flood Stage is 32 ft
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage:41
Moderate Flood Stage:37.5
Flood Stage:32
Action Stage:28

Historical Crests
(1) 51.75 ft on 02/14/1948
(2) 49.31 ft on 03/17/1973
(3) 48.31 ft on 03/14/1975
(4) 48.00 ft on 03/29/1902
(5) 46.80 ft on 02/20/1991
(6) 45.61 ft on 01/26/2002
(7) 44.91 ft on 05/03/2010
(8) 44.83 ft on 05/08/2003
(9) 44.78 ft on 03/23/1955
(10) 43.10 ft on 03/25/1929
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 1.26 ft on 07/09/1927
(2) 1.30 ft on 10/04/1982
(3) 1.35 ft on 08/30/1983
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49 Flood waters reach buildings along Riverside Drive. The Tennessee Valley Packing Company has water 11 feet deep.
46 Flooding of this magnitude will cause evacuation of many homes and businesses along the Duck River in and around the Columbia area.
44.7 Flood waters reach several businesses and homes along Santa Fe Pike.
44 Flood waters cover Iron Bridge Road and reaches the city maintenance garage.
43.5 Flood waters cover Riverside Drive.
42 Flood waters reach the Highway 31 bridge.
41 Flood waters reach Riverside Drive.
37.5 Flood waters enter the old TVA hydro electric plant.
36 Flood waters will reach Riverside Drive.
34.5 Flood waters reach Riverside Elementary School grounds, the city ball field, and the packing company along Riverside Drive.
34 Flood waters reach Hwy 247 at the Duck River, west of Columbia.
32 Flood waters overflow the banks and low lying areas near Columbia begin to flood.
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(1) Riverside Dr. Bridge and Gauge House
(2) Riverside Elementary School Flooding
(3) Riverside Elementary School Flooding
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Latitude: 35.618056° N, Longitude: 87.032500° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 32 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 Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
Other 535.33 ft 567.33 ft  

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