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Elk River near Prospect Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Highest Observation: 4.99 ft at 6:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.96 ft at 6:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.94 ft at 6:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.91 ft at 7:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.88 ft at 7:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.84 ft at 7:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.81 ft at 7:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.78 ft at 8:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.74 ft at 8:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.71 ft at 8:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.67 ft at 8:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.63 ft at 9:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.61 ft at 9:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.57 ft at 9:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.54 ft at 9:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.51 ft at 10:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.48 ft at 10:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.46 ft at 10:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.44 ft at 10:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 11:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.39 ft at 11:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.37 ft at 11:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.35 ft at 11:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.33 ft at 12:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.32 ft at 12:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.3 ft at 12:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.28 ft at 12:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.28 ft at 1:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.28 ft at 1:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.27 ft at 1:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.26 ft at 1:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.26 ft at 2:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.25 ft at 2:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.25 ft at 2:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.24 ft at 2:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.24 ft at 3:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 3:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 3:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 3:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.22 ft at 4:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.22 ft at 4:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.2 ft at 4:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.19 ft at 4:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.18 ft at 5:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.17 ft at 5:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.16 ft at 5:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.15 ft at 5:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.13 ft at 6:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.11 ft at 6:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.1 ft at 6:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.08 ft at 6:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.06 ft at 7:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.04 ft at 7:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.02 ft at 7:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.99 ft at 7:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.97 ft at 8:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.95 ft at 8:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.94 ft at 8:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.91 ft at 8:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.9 ft at 9:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.88 ft at 9:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.85 ft at 9:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.84 ft at 9:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.82 ft at 10:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.8 ft at 10:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.79 ft at 10:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.78 ft at 10:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.77 ft at 11:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.76 ft at 11:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.76 ft at 11:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.75 ft at 11:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 3.75 ft at 12:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.76 ft at 12:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.75 ft at 12:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.76 ft at 12:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.77 ft at 1:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.78 ft at 1:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.78 ft at 1:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.78 ft at 1:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.79 ft at 2:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.8 ft at 2:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.81 ft at 2:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.81 ft at 2:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.82 ft at 3:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.83 ft at 3:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.83 ft at 3:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.84 ft at 3:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.84 ft at 4:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.84 ft at 4:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.84 ft at 4:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.83 ft at 4:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.83 ft at 5:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.83 ft at 5:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.82 ft at 5:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.81 ft at 5:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.8 ft at 6:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.79 ft at 6:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.77 ft at 6:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.76 ft at 6:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.75 ft at 7:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.73 ft at 7:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.71 ft at 7:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.69 ft at 7:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.67 ft at 8:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.65 ft at 8:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.63 ft at 8:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.61 ft at 8:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.59 ft at 9:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.56 ft at 9:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.54 ft at 9:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.52 ft at 9:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.49 ft at 10:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.48 ft at 10:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.45 ft at 10:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.43 ft at 10:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.41 ft at 11:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.4 ft at 11:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.38 ft at 11:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.37 ft at 11:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.36 ft at 12:00PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.35 ft at 12:15PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.34 ft at 12:30PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.34 ft at 12:45PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.34 ft at 1:00PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.34 ft at 1:15PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.35 ft at 1:30PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.36 ft at 1:45PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.36 ft at 2:00PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.38 ft at 2:15PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.4 ft at 2:30PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.41 ft at 2:45PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.43 ft at 3:00PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.45 ft at 3:15PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.46 ft at 3:30PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.48 ft at 3:45PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.5 ft at 4:00PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.51 ft at 4:15PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.53 ft at 4:30PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.55 ft at 4:45PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.57 ft at 5:00PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.58 ft at 5:15PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.59 ft at 5:30PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.6 ft at 5:45PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.61 ft at 6:00PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.62 ft at 6:15PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.61 ft at 6:30PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.61 ft at 6:45PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.62 ft at 7:00PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.62 ft at 7:15PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.61 ft at 7:30PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.61 ft at 7:45PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.6 ft at 8:00PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.59 ft at 8:15PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.58 ft at 8:30PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.57 ft at 8:45PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.56 ft at 9:00PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.55 ft at 9:15PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.54 ft at 9:30PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.54 ft at 9:45PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.52 ft at 10:00PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.52 ft at 10:15PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.51 ft at 10:30PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.5 ft at 10:45PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.5 ft at 11:00PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.49 ft at 11:15PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.49 ft at 11:30PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.49 ft at 11:45PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 3.49 ft at 12:00AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 3.5 ft at 12:15AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 3.5 ft at 12:30AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 3.51 ft at 12:45AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 3.52 ft at 1:00AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 3.53 ft at 1:15AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 3.54 ft at 1:30AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 3.55 ft at 1:45AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 3.56 ft at 2:00AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 3.57 ft at 2:15AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 3.59 ft at 2:30AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 3.6 ft at 2:45AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 3.61 ft at 3:00AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 3.62 ft at 3:15AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 3.63 ft at 3:30AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 3.64 ft at 3:45AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 3.64 ft at 4:00AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 3.64 ft at 4:15AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 3.65 ft at 4:30AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 3.65 ft at 4:45AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 3.65 ft at 5:00AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 3.65 ft at 5:15AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 3.65 ft at 5:30AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 3.64 ft at 5:45AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 3.64 ft at 6:00AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 3.63 ft at 6:15AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 3.62 ft at 6:30AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 3.6 ft at 6:45AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 3.59 ft at 7:00AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 3.58 ft at 7:15AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 3.56 ft at 7:30AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 3.54 ft at 7:45AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 3.53 ft at 8:00AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 3.51 ft at 8:15AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 3.49 ft at 8:30AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 3.47 ft at 8:45AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 3.45 ft at 9:00AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 3.43 ft at 9:15AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 3.4 ft at 9:30AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 3.37 ft at 9:45AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 3.35 ft at 10:00AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 3.34 ft at 10:15AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 3.31 ft at 10:30AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 3.29 ft at 10:45AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 3.26 ft at 11:00AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 3.23 ft at 11:15AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 3.21 ft at 11:30AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 3.19 ft at 11:45AM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 3.16 ft at 12:00PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 3.14 ft at 12:15PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 3.12 ft at 12:30PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 3.1 ft at 12:45PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 3.07 ft at 1:00PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 3.05 ft at 1:15PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 3.03 ft at 1:30PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 3.01 ft at 1:45PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.98 ft at 2:00PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.96 ft at 2:15PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.94 ft at 2:30PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.92 ft at 2:45PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.9 ft at 3:00PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.88 ft at 3:15PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.86 ft at 3:30PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.84 ft at 3:45PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.82 ft at 4:00PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.8 ft at 4:15PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.78 ft at 4:30PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.77 ft at 4:45PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.75 ft at 5:00PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.72 ft at 5:15PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.71 ft at 5:30PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.69 ft at 5:45PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.67 ft at 6:00PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.66 ft at 6:15PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.64 ft at 6:30PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.63 ft at 6:45PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.61 ft at 7:00PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.59 ft at 7:15PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.58 ft at 7:30PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.57 ft at 7:45PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.55 ft at 8:00PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.54 ft at 8:15PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.53 ft at 8:30PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.51 ft at 8:45PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.5 ft at 9:00PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.49 ft at 9:15PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.48 ft at 9:30PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.47 ft at 9:45PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.45 ft at 10:00PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.44 ft at 10:15PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.43 ft at 10:30PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.42 ft at 10:45PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.41 ft at 11:00PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.4 ft at 11:15PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.39 ft at 11:30PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.39 ft at 11:45PM Dec 21, 2014Observed: 2.38 ft at 12:00AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 2.37 ft at 12:15AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 2.36 ft at 12:30AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 2.35 ft at 12:45AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 2.34 ft at 1:00AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 2.33 ft at 1:15AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 2.33 ft at 1:30AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 2.32 ft at 1:45AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 2.32 ft at 2:00AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 2.31 ft at 2:15AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 2.3 ft at 2:30AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 2.3 ft at 2:45AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 2.29 ft at 3:00AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 2.29 ft at 3:15AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 2.28 ft at 3:30AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 2.27 ft at 3:45AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 2.27 ft at 4:00AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 2.26 ft at 4:15AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 2.26 ft at 4:30AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 2.25 ft at 4:45AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 2.25 ft at 5:00AM Dec 22, 2014Observed: 2.24 ft at 5:15AM Dec 22, 2014Forecast: 2.5 ft 12:00PM Dec 22, 2014Forecast: 2.5 ft 6:00PM Dec 22, 2014Forecast: 2.4 ft 12:00AM Dec 23, 2014Forecast: 2.4 ft 6:00AM Dec 23, 2014Forecast: 2.4 ft 12:00PM Dec 23, 2014Forecast: 2.4 ft 6:00PM Dec 23, 2014Forecast: 2.6 ft 12:00AM Dec 24, 2014Forecast: 3 ft 6:00AM Dec 24, 2014Forecast: 3.1 ft 12:00PM Dec 24, 2014Forecast: 3.1 ft 6:00PM Dec 24, 2014Highest Forecast: 3.2 ft 12:00AM Dec 25, 2014Highest Forecast: 3.2 ft 6:00AM Dec 25, 2014Highest Forecast: 3.2 ft 12:00PM Dec 25, 2014Forecast: 3.1 ft 6:00PM Dec 25, 2014Highest Forecast: 3.2 ft 12:00AM Dec 26, 2014Highest Forecast: 3.2 ft 6:00AM Dec 26, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesPSPT1(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (6:01AM Dec 22, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 8:25AM Dec 21)Latest observed value: 2.24 ft at 5:15 AM CST 22-Dec-2014. 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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