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Etowah River near East Canton Downstream I-575 Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 5.47 ft at 1:15PM May 26, 2020Observed: 5.47 ft at 1:30PM May 26, 2020Observed: 5.47 ft at 1:45PM May 26, 2020Observed: 5.46 ft at 2:00PM May 26, 2020Observed: 5.48 ft at 2:15PM May 26, 2020Observed: 5.46 ft at 2:30PM May 26, 2020Observed: 5.45 ft at 2:45PM May 26, 2020Observed: 5.45 ft at 3:00PM May 26, 2020Observed: 5.47 ft at 3:15PM May 26, 2020Observed: 5.47 ft at 3:30PM May 26, 2020Observed: 5.47 ft at 3:45PM May 26, 2020Observed: 5.44 ft at 4:00PM May 26, 2020Observed: 5.45 ft at 4:15PM May 26, 2020Observed: 5.46 ft at 4:30PM May 26, 2020Observed: 5.44 ft at 4:45PM May 26, 2020Observed: 5.43 ft at 5:00PM May 26, 2020Observed: 5.44 ft at 5:15PM May 26, 2020Observed: 5.46 ft at 5:30PM May 26, 2020Observed: 5.44 ft at 5:45PM May 26, 2020Observed: 5.45 ft at 6:00PM May 26, 2020Observed: 5.46 ft at 6:15PM May 26, 2020Observed: 5.46 ft at 6:30PM May 26, 2020Observed: 5.44 ft at 6:45PM May 26, 2020Observed: 5.45 ft at 7:00PM May 26, 2020Observed: 5.46 ft at 7:15PM May 26, 2020Observed: 5.43 ft at 7:30PM May 26, 2020Observed: 5.43 ft at 7:45PM May 26, 2020Observed: 5.44 ft at 8:00PM May 26, 2020Observed: 5.44 ft at 8:15PM May 26, 2020Observed: 5.43 ft at 8:30PM May 26, 2020Observed: 5.43 ft at 8:45PM May 26, 2020Observed: 5.43 ft at 9:00PM May 26, 2020Observed: 5.43 ft at 9:15PM May 26, 2020Observed: 5.44 ft at 9:30PM May 26, 2020Observed: 5.43 ft at 9:45PM May 26, 2020Observed: 5.43 ft at 10:00PM May 26, 2020Observed: 5.43 ft at 10:15PM May 26, 2020Observed: 5.42 ft at 10:30PM May 26, 2020Observed: 5.43 ft at 10:45PM May 26, 2020Observed: 5.43 ft at 11:00PM May 26, 2020Observed: 5.42 ft at 11:15PM May 26, 2020Observed: 5.4 ft at 11:30PM May 26, 2020Observed: 5.41 ft at 11:45PM May 26, 2020Observed: 5.41 ft at 12:00AM May 27, 2020Observed: 5.39 ft at 12:15AM May 27, 2020Observed: 5.41 ft at 12:30AM May 27, 2020Observed: 5.4 ft at 12:45AM May 27, 2020Observed: 5.39 ft at 1:00AM May 27, 2020Observed: 5.41 ft at 1:15AM May 27, 2020Observed: 5.4 ft at 1:30AM May 27, 2020Observed: 5.4 ft at 1:45AM May 27, 2020Observed: 5.39 ft at 2:00AM May 27, 2020Observed: 5.4 ft at 2:15AM May 27, 2020Observed: 5.38 ft at 2:30AM May 27, 2020Observed: 5.39 ft at 2:45AM May 27, 2020Observed: 5.39 ft at 3:00AM May 27, 2020Observed: 5.39 ft at 3:15AM May 27, 2020Observed: 5.38 ft at 3:30AM May 27, 2020Observed: 5.38 ft at 3:45AM May 27, 2020Observed: 5.39 ft at 4:00AM May 27, 2020Observed: 5.38 ft at 4:15AM May 27, 2020Observed: 5.4 ft at 4:30AM May 27, 2020Observed: 5.4 ft at 4:45AM May 27, 2020Observed: 5.37 ft at 5:00AM May 27, 2020Observed: 5.39 ft at 5:15AM May 27, 2020Observed: 5.37 ft at 5:30AM May 27, 2020Observed: 5.39 ft at 5:45AM May 27, 2020Observed: 5.39 ft at 6:00AM May 27, 2020Observed: 5.38 ft at 6:15AM May 27, 2020Observed: 5.38 ft at 6:30AM May 27, 2020Observed: 5.4 ft at 6:45AM May 27, 2020Observed: 5.39 ft at 7:00AM May 27, 2020Observed: 5.4 ft at 7:15AM May 27, 2020Observed: 5.38 ft at 7:30AM May 27, 2020Observed: 5.39 ft at 7:45AM May 27, 2020Observed: 5.38 ft at 8:00AM May 27, 2020Observed: 5.38 ft at 8:15AM May 27, 2020Observed: 5.39 ft at 8:30AM May 27, 2020Observed: 5.39 ft at 8:45AM May 27, 2020Observed: 5.38 ft at 9:00AM May 27, 2020Observed: 5.38 ft at 9:15AM May 27, 2020Observed: 5.39 ft at 9:30AM May 27, 2020Observed: 5.38 ft at 9:45AM May 27, 2020Observed: 5.37 ft at 10:00AM May 27, 2020Observed: 5.38 ft at 10:15AM May 27, 2020Observed: 5.37 ft at 10:30AM May 27, 2020Observed: 5.38 ft at 10:45AM May 27, 2020Observed: 5.38 ft at 11:00AM May 27, 2020Observed: 5.37 ft at 11:15AM May 27, 2020Observed: 5.38 ft at 11:30AM May 27, 2020Observed: 5.36 ft at 11:45AM May 27, 2020Observed: 5.37 ft at 12:00PM May 27, 2020Observed: 5.36 ft at 12:15PM May 27, 2020Observed: 5.36 ft at 12:30PM May 27, 2020Observed: 5.37 ft at 12:45PM May 27, 2020Observed: 5.36 ft at 1:00PM May 27, 2020Observed: 5.38 ft at 1:15PM May 27, 2020Observed: 5.36 ft at 1:30PM May 27, 2020Observed: 5.38 ft at 1:45PM May 27, 2020Observed: 5.38 ft at 2:00PM May 27, 2020Observed: 5.38 ft at 2:15PM May 27, 2020Observed: 5.37 ft at 2:30PM May 27, 2020Observed: 5.37 ft at 2:45PM May 27, 2020Observed: 5.39 ft at 3:00PM May 27, 2020Observed: 5.37 ft at 3:15PM May 27, 2020Observed: 5.37 ft at 3:30PM May 27, 2020Observed: 5.37 ft at 3:45PM May 27, 2020Observed: 5.37 ft at 4:00PM May 27, 2020Observed: 5.37 ft at 4:15PM May 27, 2020Observed: 5.36 ft at 4:30PM May 27, 2020Observed: 5.38 ft at 4:45PM May 27, 2020Observed: 5.38 ft at 5:00PM May 27, 2020Observed: 5.38 ft at 5:15PM May 27, 2020Observed: 5.38 ft at 5:30PM May 27, 2020Observed: 5.38 ft at 5:45PM May 27, 2020Observed: 5.4 ft at 6:00PM May 27, 2020Observed: 5.39 ft at 6:15PM May 27, 2020Observed: 5.39 ft at 6:30PM May 27, 2020Observed: 5.41 ft at 6:45PM May 27, 2020Observed: 5.38 ft at 7:00PM May 27, 2020Observed: 5.39 ft at 7:15PM May 27, 2020Observed: 5.41 ft at 7:30PM May 27, 2020Observed: 5.39 ft at 7:45PM May 27, 2020Observed: 5.42 ft at 8:00PM May 27, 2020Observed: 5.38 ft at 8:15PM May 27, 2020Observed: 5.41 ft at 8:30PM May 27, 2020Observed: 5.41 ft at 8:45PM May 27, 2020Observed: 5.4 ft at 9:00PM May 27, 2020Observed: 5.41 ft at 9:15PM May 27, 2020Observed: 5.41 ft at 9:30PM May 27, 2020Observed: 5.43 ft at 9:45PM May 27, 2020Observed: 5.47 ft at 10:00PM May 27, 2020Observed: 5.48 ft at 10:15PM May 27, 2020Observed: 5.5 ft at 10:30PM May 27, 2020Observed: 5.49 ft at 10:45PM May 27, 2020Observed: 5.5 ft at 11:00PM May 27, 2020Observed: 5.49 ft at 11:15PM May 27, 2020Observed: 5.49 ft at 11:30PM May 27, 2020Observed: 5.5 ft at 11:45PM May 27, 2020Observed: 5.51 ft at 12:00AM May 28, 2020Observed: 5.5 ft at 12:15AM May 28, 2020Observed: 5.5 ft at 12:30AM May 28, 2020Observed: 5.48 ft at 12:45AM May 28, 2020Observed: 5.48 ft at 1:00AM May 28, 2020Observed: 5.5 ft at 1:15AM May 28, 2020Observed: 5.48 ft at 1:30AM May 28, 2020Observed: 5.49 ft at 1:45AM May 28, 2020Observed: 5.49 ft at 2:00AM May 28, 2020Observed: 5.49 ft at 2:15AM May 28, 2020Observed: 5.49 ft at 2:30AM May 28, 2020Observed: 5.48 ft at 2:45AM May 28, 2020Observed: 5.48 ft at 3:00AM May 28, 2020Observed: 5.49 ft at 3:15AM May 28, 2020Observed: 5.48 ft at 3:30AM May 28, 2020Observed: 5.5 ft at 3:45AM May 28, 2020Observed: 5.49 ft at 4:00AM May 28, 2020Observed: 5.48 ft at 4:15AM May 28, 2020Observed: 5.49 ft at 4:30AM May 28, 2020Observed: 5.5 ft at 4:45AM May 28, 2020Observed: 5.51 ft at 5:00AM May 28, 2020Observed: 5.5 ft at 5:15AM May 28, 2020Observed: 5.48 ft at 5:30AM May 28, 2020Observed: 5.51 ft at 5:45AM May 28, 2020Observed: 5.5 ft at 6:00AM May 28, 2020Observed: 5.51 ft at 6:15AM May 28, 2020Observed: 5.51 ft at 6:30AM May 28, 2020Observed: 5.53 ft at 6:45AM May 28, 2020Observed: 5.53 ft at 7:00AM May 28, 2020Observed: 5.56 ft at 7:15AM May 28, 2020Observed: 5.57 ft at 7:30AM May 28, 2020Observed: 5.58 ft at 7:45AM May 28, 2020Observed: 5.59 ft at 8:00AM May 28, 2020Observed: 5.62 ft at 8:15AM May 28, 2020Observed: 5.61 ft at 8:30AM May 28, 2020Observed: 5.63 ft at 8:45AM May 28, 2020Observed: 5.67 ft at 9:00AM May 28, 2020Observed: 5.67 ft at 9:15AM May 28, 2020Observed: 5.69 ft at 9:30AM May 28, 2020Observed: 5.72 ft at 9:45AM May 28, 2020Observed: 5.74 ft at 10:00AM May 28, 2020Observed: 5.76 ft at 10:15AM May 28, 2020Observed: 5.77 ft at 10:30AM May 28, 2020Observed: 5.81 ft at 10:45AM May 28, 2020Observed: 5.81 ft at 11:00AM May 28, 2020Observed: 5.82 ft at 11:15AM May 28, 2020Observed: 5.83 ft at 11:30AM May 28, 2020Observed: 5.85 ft at 11:45AM May 28, 2020Observed: 5.88 ft at 12:00PM May 28, 2020Observed: 5.87 ft at 12:15PM May 28, 2020Observed: 5.88 ft at 12:30PM May 28, 2020Observed: 5.87 ft at 12:45PM May 28, 2020Highest Observation: 5.89 ft at 1:00PM May 28, 2020Observed: 5.88 ft at 1:15PM May 28, 2020Highest Observation: 5.89 ft at 1:30PM May 28, 2020Highest Observation: 5.89 ft at 1:45PM May 28, 2020Highest Observation: 5.89 ft at 2:00PM May 28, 2020Observed: 5.88 ft at 2:15PM May 28, 2020Observed: 5.88 ft at 2:30PM May 28, 2020Observed: 5.87 ft at 2:45PM May 28, 2020Observed: 5.87 ft at 3:00PM May 28, 2020Observed: 5.85 ft at 3:15PM May 28, 2020Observed: 5.86 ft at 3:30PM May 28, 2020Observed: 5.84 ft at 3:45PM May 28, 2020Observed: 5.85 ft at 4:00PM May 28, 2020Observed: 5.82 ft at 4:15PM May 28, 2020Observed: 5.82 ft at 4:30PM May 28, 2020Observed: 5.82 ft at 4:45PM May 28, 2020Observed: 5.81 ft at 5:00PM May 28, 2020Observed: 5.81 ft at 5:15PM May 28, 2020Observed: 5.79 ft at 5:30PM May 28, 2020Observed: 5.81 ft at 5:45PM May 28, 2020Observed: 5.79 ft at 6:00PM May 28, 2020Observed: 5.77 ft at 6:15PM May 28, 2020Observed: 5.78 ft at 6:30PM May 28, 2020Observed: 5.77 ft at 6:45PM May 28, 2020Observed: 5.77 ft at 7:00PM May 28, 2020Observed: 5.76 ft at 7:15PM May 28, 2020Observed: 5.77 ft at 7:30PM May 28, 2020Observed: 5.76 ft at 7:45PM May 28, 2020Observed: 5.76 ft at 8:00PM May 28, 2020Observed: 5.74 ft at 8:15PM May 28, 2020Observed: 5.73 ft at 8:30PM May 28, 2020Observed: 5.75 ft at 8:45PM May 28, 2020Observed: 5.75 ft at 9:00PM May 28, 2020Observed: 5.74 ft at 9:15PM May 28, 2020Observed: 5.72 ft at 9:30PM May 28, 2020Observed: 5.72 ft at 9:45PM May 28, 2020Observed: 5.72 ft at 10:00PM May 28, 2020Observed: 5.72 ft at 10:15PM May 28, 2020Observed: 5.72 ft at 10:30PM May 28, 2020Observed: 5.73 ft at 10:45PM May 28, 2020Observed: 5.72 ft at 11:00PM May 28, 2020Observed: 5.72 ft at 11:15PM May 28, 2020Observed: 5.71 ft at 11:30PM May 28, 2020Observed: 5.7 ft at 11:45PM May 28, 2020Observed: 5.7 ft at 12:00AM May 29, 2020Observed: 5.71 ft at 12:15AM May 29, 2020Observed: 5.69 ft at 12:30AM May 29, 2020Observed: 5.69 ft at 12:45AM May 29, 2020Observed: 5.7 ft at 1:00AM May 29, 2020Observed: 5.7 ft at 1:15AM May 29, 2020Observed: 5.69 ft at 1:30AM May 29, 2020Observed: 5.67 ft at 1:45AM May 29, 2020Observed: 5.69 ft at 2:00AM May 29, 2020Observed: 5.68 ft at 2:15AM May 29, 2020Observed: 5.68 ft at 2:30AM May 29, 2020Observed: 5.67 ft at 2:45AM May 29, 2020Observed: 5.67 ft at 3:00AM May 29, 2020Observed: 5.65 ft at 3:15AM May 29, 2020Observed: 5.68 ft at 3:30AM May 29, 2020Observed: 5.66 ft at 3:45AM May 29, 2020Observed: 5.67 ft at 4:00AM May 29, 2020Observed: 5.67 ft at 4:15AM May 29, 2020Observed: 5.66 ft at 4:30AM May 29, 2020Observed: 5.66 ft at 4:45AM May 29, 2020Observed: 5.67 ft at 5:00AM May 29, 2020Observed: 5.64 ft at 5:15AM May 29, 2020Observed: 5.66 ft at 5:30AM May 29, 2020Observed: 5.65 ft at 5:45AM May 29, 2020Observed: 5.65 ft at 6:00AM May 29, 2020Observed: 5.65 ft at 6:15AM May 29, 2020Observed: 5.65 ft at 6:30AM May 29, 2020Observed: 5.65 ft at 6:45AM May 29, 2020Observed: 5.65 ft at 7:00AM May 29, 2020Observed: 5.64 ft at 7:15AM May 29, 2020Observed: 5.63 ft at 7:30AM May 29, 2020Observed: 5.63 ft at 7:45AM May 29, 2020Observed: 5.61 ft at 8:00AM May 29, 2020Observed: 5.61 ft at 8:15AM May 29, 2020Observed: 5.63 ft at 8:30AM May 29, 2020Observed: 5.64 ft at 8:45AM May 29, 2020Observed: 5.63 ft at 9:00AM May 29, 2020Observed: 5.62 ft at 9:15AM May 29, 2020Observed: 5.64 ft at 9:30AM May 29, 2020Observed: 5.62 ft at 9:45AM May 29, 2020Observed: 5.61 ft at 10:00AM May 29, 2020Observed: 5.62 ft at 10:15AM May 29, 2020Observed: 5.6 ft at 10:30AM May 29, 2020Observed: 5.59 ft at 10:45AM May 29, 2020Observed: 5.6 ft at 11:00AM May 29, 2020Observed: 5.61 ft at 11:15AM May 29, 2020Observed: 5.58 ft at 11:30AM May 29, 2020Observed: 5.6 ft at 11:45AM May 29, 2020Observed: 5.59 ft at 12:00PM May 29, 2020Observed: 5.57 ft at 12:15PM May 29, 2020Observed: 5.6 ft at 12:30PM May 29, 2020Observed: 5.64 ft at 12:45PM May 29, 2020USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesECTG1(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (1:03PM May 29, 2020)ObservedLatest observed value: 5.64 ft at 12:45 PM EDT 29-May-2020. Flood Stage is 17 ft
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NOTE: Automated gauge readings are now available, courtesy of the USGS.

NOTE: Forecasts are not available for the Etowah River near East Canton Downstream I-575. Only observed stages are available for this point.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 27
Moderate Flood Stage: 23
Flood Stage: 17
Action Stage: 16
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 24.36 ft on 08/08/2013
(2) 24.03 ft on 02/07/2020
(3) 23.01 ft on 12/23/2013
(4) 22.90 ft on 02/22/2019
(5) 22.70 ft on 02/11/2020
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 20.10 ft on 03/25/2020
(2) 20.77 ft on 02/14/2020
(3) 22.70 ft on 02/11/2020
(4) 24.03 ft on 02/07/2020
(5) 21.14 ft on 04/20/2019
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

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Currently none available.

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31 Widespread inundation flooding never seen before occurs generally east of Canton near the Interstate 575 bridge. Flood waters will be up to 6 feet deep in all of the businesses on Old Ball Ground Highway and Keith Drive. Flooding will occur on Riverstone Parkway between the Interstate and Riverstone Boulevard. Flood waters will enter the USGS gage house and will likely cause a data transmission loss.
29 Major flooding continues with widespread inundation occurring generally east of Canton near the Interstate 575 bridge. Flood waters will reach the foundation of a Cherokee County sewage pump station off of Riverstone Parkway and some businesses on Old Ball Ground Highway and Keith Drive will be flooded with up to 4 feet of water. Flood waters will be up to 8 feet deep around the wooden structure supporting the USGS gage house behind the pump station.
27 Major flooding begins. Widespread inundation flooding occurs generally east of Canton near the Interstate 575 bridge. A sewer cover behind a pump station off of Riverstone Parkway and some businesses on Old Ball Ground Highway and Keith Drive will be flooded with up to 3 feet of water. Flood waters will be up to 6 feet deep around the wooden structure supporting the USGS gage house behind the pump station.
26 Significant flooding continues to expand further generally east of Canton near the Interstate 575 bridge. A sewer cover behind a pump station off of Riverstone Parkway and some businesses on Old Ball Ground Highway and Keith Drive will be flooded with up to two feet of water. Flood waters will be up to 5 feet deep around the wooden structure supporting the USGS gage house behind the pump station.
24 Significant flooding continues generally east of Canton near the Interstate 575 bridge. The flood waters will top a sewer cover behind a pump station off of Riverstone Parkway and affect the foundations of some businesses on Old Ball Ground Highway and Keith Drive. Flood waters will be up to 3 feet deep around the wooden structure supporting the USGS gage house behind the pump station.
23 Moderate flooding begins. Significant flooding occurs generally east of Canton near the Interstate 575 bridge. The flood waters will approach the top of a sewer cover behind a pump station off of Riverstone Parkway and the foundations of some businesses on Old Ball Ground Highway and Keith Drive. Flood waters will be up to two feet deep around the wooden structure supporting the USGS gage house behind the pump station.
22 Minor flooding expands much further into the woodlands and fields along the river generally east of Canton near the Interstate 575 bridge. A grassy lot behind a pump station off of Riverstone Parkway and areas behind the businesses on Old Ball Ground Highway and Keith Drive are flooded with up to 3 feet of water. An inground electrical box near the pump station and truck trailers at the end of Keith Drive will begin to flood. Flood waters will surround the wooden structure supporting the USGS gage house.
20 Minor flooding continues to expand in the woodlands and fields along the river generally east of Canton near the Interstate 575 bridge. A rock landing and grassy lot behind a pump station off of Riverstone Parkway and areas behind the businesses on Old Ball Ground Highway and Keith Drive are flooded with up to two feet of water.
18 Minor flooding continues in the woodlands and fields along the river generally east of Canton near the Interstate 575 bridge. A rock landing and grassy lot behind the pump station off of Riverstone Parkway begins to flood. Flooding also occurs in areas behind the businesses on Old Ball Ground Highway and Keith Drive.
17 Flood stage is reached. Minor flooding begins in the woodlands and fields along the river generally east of Canton. This includes the grassy lot behind a pump station off Riverstone Parkway and near the Interstate 575 bridge.
16 Bankfull conditions are reached along the river generally east of Canton. The water begins to flood low lying areas behind a pump station off Riverstone Parkway and near the Interstate 575 bridge.
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Latitude: 34.250278° N, Longitude: 84.466944° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 17 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 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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This USGS stream gage is behind the pumping station from the Etowah River to the Hickory Log Creek Reservoir.
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