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Elk River near Prospect Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 2.64 ft at 5:45PM Jul 03, 2015Observed: 2.63 ft at 6:00PM Jul 03, 2015Observed: 2.63 ft at 6:15PM Jul 03, 2015Observed: 2.63 ft at 6:30PM Jul 03, 2015Observed: 2.63 ft at 6:45PM Jul 03, 2015Observed: 2.64 ft at 7:00PM Jul 03, 2015Observed: 2.64 ft at 7:15PM Jul 03, 2015Observed: 2.65 ft at 7:30PM Jul 03, 2015Observed: 2.66 ft at 7:45PM Jul 03, 2015Observed: 2.68 ft at 8:00PM Jul 03, 2015Observed: 2.7 ft at 8:15PM Jul 03, 2015Observed: 2.72 ft at 8:30PM Jul 03, 2015Observed: 2.76 ft at 8:45PM Jul 03, 2015Observed: 2.8 ft at 9:00PM Jul 03, 2015Observed: 2.85 ft at 9:15PM Jul 03, 2015Observed: 2.9 ft at 9:30PM Jul 03, 2015Observed: 2.96 ft at 9:45PM Jul 03, 2015Observed: 3.02 ft at 10:00PM Jul 03, 2015Observed: 3.08 ft at 10:15PM Jul 03, 2015Observed: 3.14 ft at 10:30PM Jul 03, 2015Observed: 3.21 ft at 10:45PM Jul 03, 2015Observed: 3.26 ft at 11:00PM Jul 03, 2015Observed: 3.31 ft at 11:15PM Jul 03, 2015Observed: 3.35 ft at 11:30PM Jul 03, 2015Observed: 3.39 ft at 11:45PM Jul 03, 2015Observed: 3.43 ft at 12:00AM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 3.47 ft at 12:15AM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 3.49 ft at 12:30AM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 3.51 ft at 12:45AM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 3.54 ft at 1:00AM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 3.55 ft at 1:15AM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 3.56 ft at 1:30AM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 3.57 ft at 1:45AM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 3.58 ft at 2:00AM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 3.59 ft at 2:15AM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 3.59 ft at 2:30AM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 3.59 ft at 2:45AM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 3.61 ft at 3:00AM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 3.61 ft at 3:15AM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 3.63 ft at 3:30AM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 3.64 ft at 3:45AM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 3.65 ft at 4:00AM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 3.68 ft at 4:15AM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 3.7 ft at 4:30AM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 3.72 ft at 4:45AM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 3.76 ft at 5:00AM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 3.79 ft at 5:15AM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 3.83 ft at 5:30AM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 3.87 ft at 5:45AM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 3.91 ft at 6:00AM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 3.96 ft at 6:15AM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 4 ft at 6:30AM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 4.06 ft at 6:45AM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 4.11 ft at 7:00AM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 4.17 ft at 7:15AM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 4.21 ft at 7:30AM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 4.27 ft at 7:45AM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 4.33 ft at 8:00AM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 4.38 ft at 8:15AM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 4.43 ft at 8:30AM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 4.49 ft at 8:45AM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 4.53 ft at 9:00AM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 4.58 ft at 9:15AM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 4.62 ft at 9:30AM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 4.67 ft at 9:45AM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 4.71 ft at 10:00AM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 4.74 ft at 10:15AM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 4.78 ft at 10:30AM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 4.82 ft at 10:45AM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 4.84 ft at 11:00AM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 4.88 ft at 11:15AM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 4.9 ft at 11:30AM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 4.93 ft at 11:45AM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 4.95 ft at 12:00PM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 4.97 ft at 12:15PM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 4.95 ft at 12:30PM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 5.02 ft at 12:45PM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 5.04 ft at 1:00PM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 5.06 ft at 1:15PM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 5.08 ft at 1:30PM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 5.1 ft at 1:45PM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 5.11 ft at 2:00PM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 5.12 ft at 2:15PM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 5.14 ft at 2:30PM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 5.15 ft at 2:45PM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 5.16 ft at 3:00PM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 5.18 ft at 3:15PM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 5.19 ft at 3:30PM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 5.19 ft at 3:45PM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 5.19 ft at 4:00PM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 5.2 ft at 4:15PM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 5.2 ft at 4:30PM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 5.21 ft at 4:45PM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 5.21 ft at 5:00PM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 5.21 ft at 5:15PM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 5.23 ft at 5:30PM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 5.22 ft at 5:45PM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 5.21 ft at 6:00PM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 5.21 ft at 6:15PM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 5.21 ft at 6:30PM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 5.2 ft at 6:45PM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 5.19 ft at 7:00PM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 5.19 ft at 7:15PM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 5.17 ft at 7:30PM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 5.17 ft at 7:45PM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 5.15 ft at 8:00PM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 5.13 ft at 8:15PM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 5.12 ft at 8:30PM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 5.1 ft at 8:45PM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 5.08 ft at 9:00PM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 5.06 ft at 9:15PM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 5.05 ft at 9:30PM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 5.03 ft at 9:45PM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 5.01 ft at 10:00PM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 5 ft at 10:15PM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 4.98 ft at 10:30PM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 4.96 ft at 10:45PM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 4.94 ft at 11:00PM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 4.92 ft at 11:15PM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 4.91 ft at 11:30PM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 4.89 ft at 11:45PM Jul 04, 2015Observed: 4.87 ft at 12:00AM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 4.85 ft at 12:15AM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 4.83 ft at 12:30AM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 4.81 ft at 12:45AM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 4.8 ft at 1:00AM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 4.79 ft at 1:15AM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 4.76 ft at 1:30AM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 4.75 ft at 1:45AM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 4.73 ft at 2:00AM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 4.71 ft at 2:15AM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 4.69 ft at 2:30AM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 4.68 ft at 2:45AM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 4.66 ft at 3:00AM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 4.64 ft at 3:15AM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 4.62 ft at 3:30AM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 4.61 ft at 3:45AM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 4.59 ft at 4:00AM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 4.57 ft at 4:15AM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 4.55 ft at 4:30AM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 4.54 ft at 4:45AM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 4.52 ft at 5:00AM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 4.5 ft at 5:15AM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 4.49 ft at 5:30AM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 4.47 ft at 5:45AM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 4.46 ft at 6:00AM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 4.44 ft at 6:15AM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 4.43 ft at 6:30AM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 4.42 ft at 6:45AM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 4.41 ft at 7:00AM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 4.41 ft at 7:15AM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 4.41 ft at 7:30AM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 4.41 ft at 7:45AM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 4.41 ft at 8:00AM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 4.42 ft at 8:15AM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 4.44 ft at 8:30AM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 4.46 ft at 8:45AM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 4.48 ft at 9:00AM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 4.52 ft at 9:15AM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 4.56 ft at 9:30AM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 4.6 ft at 9:45AM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 4.65 ft at 10:00AM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 4.71 ft at 10:15AM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 4.78 ft at 10:30AM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 4.84 ft at 10:45AM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 4.9 ft at 11:00AM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 4.97 ft at 11:15AM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 5.03 ft at 11:30AM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 5.09 ft at 11:45AM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 5.15 ft at 12:00PM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 5.19 ft at 12:15PM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 5.28 ft at 12:30PM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 5.33 ft at 12:45PM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 5.37 ft at 1:00PM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 5.42 ft at 1:15PM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 5.47 ft at 1:30PM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 5.51 ft at 1:45PM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 5.54 ft at 2:00PM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 5.58 ft at 2:15PM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 5.59 ft at 2:30PM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 5.63 ft at 2:45PM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 5.66 ft at 3:00PM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 5.69 ft at 3:15PM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 5.71 ft at 3:30PM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 5.73 ft at 3:45PM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 5.75 ft at 4:00PM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 5.77 ft at 4:15PM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 5.78 ft at 4:30PM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 5.8 ft at 4:45PM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 5.82 ft at 5:00PM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 5.85 ft at 5:15PM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 5.86 ft at 5:30PM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 5.88 ft at 5:45PM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 5.9 ft at 6:00PM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 5.92 ft at 6:15PM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 5.95 ft at 6:30PM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 5.96 ft at 6:45PM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 5.98 ft at 7:00PM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 6 ft at 7:15PM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 6.02 ft at 7:30PM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 6.04 ft at 7:45PM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 6.06 ft at 8:00PM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 6.08 ft at 8:15PM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 6.09 ft at 8:30PM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 6.11 ft at 8:45PM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 6.13 ft at 9:00PM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 6.14 ft at 9:15PM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 6.16 ft at 9:30PM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 6.17 ft at 9:45PM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 6.18 ft at 10:00PM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 6.19 ft at 10:15PM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 6.2 ft at 10:30PM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 6.21 ft at 10:45PM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 6.21 ft at 11:00PM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 6.21 ft at 11:15PM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 6.21 ft at 11:30PM Jul 05, 2015Highest Observation: 6.22 ft at 11:45PM Jul 05, 2015Observed: 6.21 ft at 12:00AM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 6.21 ft at 12:15AM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 6.21 ft at 12:30AM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 6.2 ft at 12:45AM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 6.2 ft at 1:00AM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 6.19 ft at 1:15AM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 6.18 ft at 1:30AM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 6.17 ft at 1:45AM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 6.16 ft at 2:00AM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 6.15 ft at 2:15AM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 6.14 ft at 2:30AM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 6.13 ft at 2:45AM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 6.11 ft at 3:00AM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 6.09 ft at 3:15AM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 6.08 ft at 3:30AM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 6.07 ft at 3:45AM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 6.05 ft at 4:00AM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 6.03 ft at 4:15AM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 6.02 ft at 4:30AM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 6 ft at 4:45AM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 5.99 ft at 5:00AM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 5.97 ft at 5:15AM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 5.95 ft at 5:30AM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 5.94 ft at 5:45AM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 5.92 ft at 6:00AM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 5.9 ft at 6:15AM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 5.88 ft at 6:30AM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 5.87 ft at 6:45AM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 5.85 ft at 7:00AM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 5.83 ft at 7:15AM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 5.81 ft at 7:30AM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 5.8 ft at 7:45AM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 5.78 ft at 8:00AM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 5.76 ft at 8:15AM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 5.75 ft at 8:30AM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 5.73 ft at 8:45AM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 5.72 ft at 9:00AM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 5.7 ft at 9:15AM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 5.68 ft at 9:30AM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 5.66 ft at 9:45AM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 5.64 ft at 10:00AM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 5.62 ft at 10:15AM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 5.61 ft at 10:30AM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 5.59 ft at 10:45AM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 5.57 ft at 11:00AM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 5.55 ft at 11:15AM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 5.53 ft at 11:30AM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 5.51 ft at 11:45AM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 5.5 ft at 12:00PM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 5.49 ft at 12:15PM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 5.47 ft at 12:30PM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 5.45 ft at 12:45PM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 5.43 ft at 1:00PM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 5.41 ft at 1:15PM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 5.4 ft at 1:30PM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 5.38 ft at 1:45PM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 5.37 ft at 2:00PM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 5.35 ft at 2:15PM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 5.35 ft at 2:30PM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 5.33 ft at 2:45PM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 5.33 ft at 3:00PM Jul 06, 2015Observed: 5.32 ft at 3:15PM Jul 06, 2015Forecast: 5.9 ft 7:00PM Jul 06, 2015Forecast: 6.6 ft 1:00AM Jul 07, 2015Highest Forecast: 7.2 ft 7:00AM Jul 07, 2015Highest Forecast: 7.2 ft 1:00PM Jul 07, 2015Forecast: 7 ft 7:00PM Jul 07, 2015Forecast: 6.9 ft 1:00AM Jul 08, 2015Forecast: 6.8 ft 7:00AM Jul 08, 2015Forecast: 6.8 ft 1:00PM Jul 08, 2015Forecast: 6.7 ft 7:00PM Jul 08, 2015Forecast: 6.6 ft 1:00AM Jul 09, 2015Forecast: 6.5 ft 7:00AM Jul 09, 2015Forecast: 6.4 ft 1:00PM Jul 09, 2015Forecast: 6.4 ft 7:00PM Jul 09, 2015Forecast: 6.3 ft 1:00AM Jul 10, 2015Forecast: 6.3 ft 7:00AM Jul 10, 2015Forecast: 6.2 ft 1:00PM Jul 10, 2015Forecast: 6.2 ft 7:00PM Jul 10, 2015Forecast: 6.2 ft 1:00AM Jul 11, 2015Forecast: 6.1 ft 7:00AM Jul 11, 2015USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesPSPT1(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (5:31PM Jul 6, 2015)ObservedForecast (issued 9:46AM Jul 6)Latest observed value: 5.32 ft at 3:15 PM CDT 6-Jul-2015. Flood Stage is 26 ft
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 40
Moderate Flood Stage: 37
Flood Stage: 26
Action Stage: 22
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 40.90 ft on 03/01/1902
(2) 40.12 ft on 03/17/1973
(3) 39.00 ft on 03/22/1955
(4) 38.20 ft on 02/14/1948
(5) 37.10 ft on 03/14/1975
(6) 36.40 ft on 01/11/1974
(7) 34.90 ft on 02/02/1957
(8) 34.30 ft on 03/13/1963
(9) 34.20 ft on 02/20/1990
(10) 34.00 ft on 01/06/1949
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 24.16 ft on 05/04/2010
(2) 25.44 ft on 01/24/2006
(3) 19.53 ft on 10/19/2004
(4) 29.07 ft on 02/07/2004
(5) 28.08 ft on 05/07/2003
(6) 27.30 ft on 02/16/2003
(7) 24.43 ft on 03/19/2002
(8) 30.62 ft on 01/25/2002
(9) 18.70 ft on 12/17/2000
(10) 20.50 ft on 03/20/2000
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 0.00 ft on 09/29/1961

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36 Extensive flooding continues across southeast Giles County, affecting the Prospect, Elkton, and Ardmore areas.
32 Extensive flooding will occur across southeast Giles County. Flood waters reach several homes in and around the Prospect, Elkton, and Ardmore areas.
26 Water completely floods Veto Rd near the Hargrove - Johnson bridge south of Route 273. It may be unsafe to pass and motorists should seek an alternate route.
25 Water begins to flood Veto Rd near the Hargrove - Johnson bridge south of Route 273.
24.5 Water begins to approach Veto Rd near the Hargrove - Johnson bridge.
22 Water completely inundates the TWRA boat launch parking lot near the Hargrove - Johnson bridge on Veto Rd.
19 Water begins to inundate the TWRA boat launch parking area near the Hargrove - Johnson bridge on Veto Rd. The boat ramp is completely submerged at this level and may be unusable.
18 Water begins to inundate the low lying agricultural land along the river.
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Latitude: 35.014167° N, Longitude: 86.994722° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 26 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 29 558.7 ft 584.7 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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