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Elk River near Prospect Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 5.3 ft at 7:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.31 ft at 7:15AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.32 ft at 7:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.32 ft at 7:45AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.32 ft at 8:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.33 ft at 8:15AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.33 ft at 8:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.33 ft at 8:45AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.33 ft at 9:00AM Apr 16, 2014Highest Observation: 5.34 ft at 9:15AM Apr 16, 2014Highest Observation: 5.34 ft at 9:30AM Apr 16, 2014Highest Observation: 5.34 ft at 9:45AM Apr 16, 2014Highest Observation: 5.34 ft at 10:00AM Apr 16, 2014Highest Observation: 5.34 ft at 10:15AM Apr 16, 2014Highest Observation: 5.34 ft at 10:30AM Apr 16, 2014Highest Observation: 5.34 ft at 10:45AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.33 ft at 11:00AM Apr 16, 2014Highest Observation: 5.34 ft at 11:15AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.33 ft at 11:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.33 ft at 11:45AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.33 ft at 12:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.32 ft at 12:15PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.31 ft at 12:30PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.3 ft at 12:45PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.29 ft at 1:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.29 ft at 1:15PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.29 ft at 1:30PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.29 ft at 1:45PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.27 ft at 2:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.28 ft at 2:15PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.26 ft at 2:30PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.26 ft at 2:45PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.25 ft at 3:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.25 ft at 3:15PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.24 ft at 3:30PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.23 ft at 3:45PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.22 ft at 4:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.22 ft at 4:15PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.21 ft at 4:30PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.2 ft at 4:45PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.19 ft at 5:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.18 ft at 5:15PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.18 ft at 5:30PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.16 ft at 5:45PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.16 ft at 6:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.14 ft at 6:15PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.14 ft at 6:30PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.12 ft at 6:45PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.11 ft at 7:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.11 ft at 7:15PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.1 ft at 7:30PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.09 ft at 7:45PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.08 ft at 8:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.07 ft at 8:15PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.06 ft at 8:30PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.06 ft at 8:45PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.05 ft at 9:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.03 ft at 9:15PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.02 ft at 9:30PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.02 ft at 9:45PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.01 ft at 10:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5 ft at 10:15PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 4.99 ft at 10:30PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 4.98 ft at 10:45PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 4.96 ft at 11:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 4.95 ft at 11:15PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 4.95 ft at 11:30PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 4.95 ft at 11:45PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 4.93 ft at 12:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.91 ft at 12:15AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.91 ft at 12:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.9 ft at 12:45AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.89 ft at 1:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.88 ft at 1:15AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.88 ft at 1:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.86 ft at 1:45AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.85 ft at 2:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.84 ft at 2:15AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.83 ft at 2:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.83 ft at 2:45AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.82 ft at 3:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.81 ft at 3:15AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.8 ft at 3:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.79 ft at 3:45AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.78 ft at 4:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.77 ft at 4:15AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.76 ft at 4:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.75 ft at 4:45AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.74 ft at 5:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.73 ft at 5:15AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.72 ft at 5:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.72 ft at 5:45AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.7 ft at 6:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.7 ft at 6:15AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.69 ft at 6:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.68 ft at 6:45AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.67 ft at 7:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.66 ft at 7:15AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.66 ft at 7:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.65 ft at 7:45AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.64 ft at 8:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.63 ft at 8:15AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.62 ft at 8:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.61 ft at 8:45AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.6 ft at 9:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.6 ft at 9:15AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.6 ft at 9:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.59 ft at 9:45AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.58 ft at 10:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.57 ft at 10:15AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.56 ft at 10:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.55 ft at 10:45AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.55 ft at 11:00AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.54 ft at 11:15AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.53 ft at 11:30AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.52 ft at 11:45AM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.51 ft at 12:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.5 ft at 12:15PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.5 ft at 12:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.49 ft at 12:45PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.49 ft at 1:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.47 ft at 1:15PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.46 ft at 1:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.46 ft at 1:45PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.45 ft at 2:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.45 ft at 2:15PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.44 ft at 2:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.44 ft at 2:45PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.43 ft at 3:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.43 ft at 3:15PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.42 ft at 3:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 3:45PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.4 ft at 4:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.39 ft at 4:15PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.39 ft at 4:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.38 ft at 4:45PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.38 ft at 5:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.37 ft at 5:15PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.36 ft at 5:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.35 ft at 5:45PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.35 ft at 6:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.34 ft at 6:15PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.33 ft at 6:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.33 ft at 6:45PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.33 ft at 7:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.32 ft at 7:15PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.31 ft at 7:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.3 ft at 7:45PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.29 ft at 8:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.29 ft at 8:15PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.28 ft at 8:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.27 ft at 8:45PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.27 ft at 9:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.26 ft at 9:15PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.26 ft at 9:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.25 ft at 9:45PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.25 ft at 10:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.24 ft at 10:15PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.24 ft at 10:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 10:45PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.22 ft at 11:00PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.22 ft at 11:15PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.21 ft at 11:30PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.21 ft at 11:45PM Apr 17, 2014Observed: 4.2 ft at 12:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 4.2 ft at 12:15AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 4.19 ft at 12:30AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 4.18 ft at 12:45AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 4.18 ft at 1:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 4.17 ft at 1:15AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 4.17 ft at 1:30AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 4.16 ft at 1:45AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 4.15 ft at 2:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 4.15 ft at 2:15AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 4.14 ft at 2:30AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 4.13 ft at 2:45AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 4.13 ft at 3:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 4.13 ft at 3:15AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 4.12 ft at 3:30AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 4.11 ft at 3:45AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 4.11 ft at 4:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 4.11 ft at 4:15AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 4.09 ft at 4:30AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 4.09 ft at 4:45AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 4.08 ft at 5:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 4.07 ft at 5:15AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 4.08 ft at 5:30AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 4.07 ft at 5:45AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 4.07 ft at 6:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 4.06 ft at 6:15AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 4.06 ft at 6:30AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 4.05 ft at 6:45AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 4.05 ft at 7:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 4.04 ft at 7:15AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 4.04 ft at 7:30AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 4.03 ft at 7:45AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 4.03 ft at 8:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 4.03 ft at 8:15AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 4.02 ft at 8:30AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 4.01 ft at 8:45AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 4.01 ft at 9:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 4.01 ft at 9:15AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 4 ft at 9:30AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.99 ft at 9:45AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.99 ft at 10:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.99 ft at 10:15AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.98 ft at 10:30AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.98 ft at 10:45AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.97 ft at 11:00AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.97 ft at 11:15AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.96 ft at 11:30AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.96 ft at 11:45AM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.95 ft at 12:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.95 ft at 12:15PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.95 ft at 12:30PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.94 ft at 12:45PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.93 ft at 1:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.93 ft at 1:15PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.92 ft at 1:30PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.92 ft at 1:45PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.91 ft at 2:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.91 ft at 2:15PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.9 ft at 2:30PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.89 ft at 2:45PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.9 ft at 3:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.89 ft at 3:15PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.89 ft at 3:30PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.88 ft at 3:45PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.88 ft at 4:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.88 ft at 4:15PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.87 ft at 4:30PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.86 ft at 4:45PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.85 ft at 5:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.85 ft at 5:15PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.85 ft at 5:30PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.85 ft at 5:45PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.84 ft at 6:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.84 ft at 6:15PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.83 ft at 6:30PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.83 ft at 6:45PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.82 ft at 7:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.82 ft at 7:15PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.81 ft at 7:30PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.81 ft at 7:45PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.81 ft at 8:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.8 ft at 8:15PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.8 ft at 8:30PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.79 ft at 8:45PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.79 ft at 9:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.78 ft at 9:15PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.78 ft at 9:30PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.78 ft at 9:45PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.77 ft at 10:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.77 ft at 10:15PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.77 ft at 10:30PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.76 ft at 10:45PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.76 ft at 11:00PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.75 ft at 11:15PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.75 ft at 11:30PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.75 ft at 11:45PM Apr 18, 2014Observed: 3.74 ft at 12:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.74 ft at 12:15AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.74 ft at 12:30AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.73 ft at 12:45AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.73 ft at 1:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.72 ft at 1:15AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.72 ft at 1:30AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.71 ft at 1:45AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.71 ft at 2:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.71 ft at 2:15AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.7 ft at 2:30AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.7 ft at 2:45AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.7 ft at 3:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.69 ft at 3:15AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.68 ft at 3:30AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.68 ft at 3:45AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.68 ft at 4:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.67 ft at 4:15AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.67 ft at 4:30AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.68 ft at 4:45AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.67 ft at 5:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.66 ft at 5:15AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.67 ft at 5:30AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.66 ft at 5:45AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.66 ft at 6:00AM Apr 19, 2014Observed: 3.65 ft at 6:15AM Apr 19, 2014Highest Forecast: 3.7 ft 7:00AM Apr 19, 2014Forecast: 3.6 ft 1:00PM Apr 19, 2014Forecast: 3.5 ft 7:00PM Apr 19, 2014Forecast: 3.5 ft 1:00AM Apr 20, 2014Forecast: 3.4 ft 7:00AM Apr 20, 2014Forecast: 3.4 ft 1:00PM Apr 20, 2014Forecast: 3.3 ft 7:00PM Apr 20, 2014Forecast: 3.3 ft 1:00AM Apr 21, 2014Forecast: 3.3 ft 7:00AM Apr 21, 2014Forecast: 3.3 ft 1:00PM Apr 21, 2014Forecast: 3.2 ft 7:00PM Apr 21, 2014Forecast: 3.2 ft 1:00AM Apr 22, 2014Forecast: 3.2 ft 7:00AM Apr 22, 2014Forecast: 3.2 ft 1:00PM Apr 22, 2014Forecast: 3.1 ft 7:00PM Apr 22, 2014Forecast: 3.1 ft 1:00AM Apr 23, 2014Forecast: 3.1 ft 7:00AM Apr 23, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesPSPT1(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (6:46AM Apr 19, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 8:45AM Apr 18)Latest observed value: 3.65 ft at 6:15 AM CDT 19-Apr-2014. Flood Stage is 26 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts for the Elk River near Prospect are issued routinely year-round.
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Upstream Gauge - near Fayetteville Upstream Gauge
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage:40
Moderate Flood Stage:37
Flood Stage:26
Action Stage:22

Historical 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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Low Water Records
(1) 0.00 ft on 09/29/1961
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40.9 Flood of record.
36 Some homes in low lying areas along the river begin to flood.
32 Extensive flooding will occur across southeast Giles County. Flood waters reach several homes in and around Prospect...Elkton...and Ardmore areas.
26 WATER COMPLETELY FLOODS VETO ROAD 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 ROAD NEAR THE HARGROVE - JOHNSON BRIDGE SOUTH OF ROUTE 273.
24.5 WATER BEGINS TO APPROACH VETO ROAD NEAR THE HARGROVE - JOHNSON BRIDGE.
22 WATER COMPLETELY INUNDATES THE TWRA BOAT LAUNCH PARKING LOT NEAR THE HARGROVE - JOHNSON BRIDGE ON VETO ROAD.
19 WATER BEGINS TO INUNDATE THE TWRA BOAT LAUNCH PARKING AREA NEAR THE HARGROVE-JOHNSON BRIDGE ON VETO ROAD. 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
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Elevation
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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
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