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Hiwassee River near Hiawassee Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Highest Observation: 3.2 ft at 5:00AM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 3.19 ft at 5:15AM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 3.16 ft at 5:30AM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 3.14 ft at 5:45AM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 3.13 ft at 6:00AM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 3.11 ft at 6:15AM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 3.1 ft at 6:30AM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 3.09 ft at 6:45AM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 3.06 ft at 7:00AM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 3.06 ft at 7:15AM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 3.04 ft at 7:30AM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 3.03 ft at 7:45AM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 3.02 ft at 8:00AM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 3.01 ft at 8:15AM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 3 ft at 8:30AM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 2.99 ft at 8:45AM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 2.97 ft at 9:00AM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 2.96 ft at 9:15AM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 2.96 ft at 9:30AM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 2.95 ft at 9:45AM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 2.94 ft at 10:00AM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 2.93 ft at 10:15AM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 2.92 ft at 10:30AM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 2.92 ft at 10:45AM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 2.9 ft at 11:00AM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 2.9 ft at 11:15AM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 2.89 ft at 11:30AM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 2.88 ft at 11:45AM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 2.88 ft at 12:00PM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 2.87 ft at 12:15PM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 2.86 ft at 12:30PM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 2.85 ft at 12:45PM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 2.85 ft at 1:00PM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 2.84 ft at 1:15PM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 2.84 ft at 1:30PM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 2.84 ft at 1:45PM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 2.83 ft at 2:00PM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 2.82 ft at 2:15PM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 2.82 ft at 2:30PM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 2.81 ft at 2:45PM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 2.81 ft at 3:00PM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 2.81 ft at 3:15PM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 2.79 ft at 3:30PM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 2.79 ft at 3:45PM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 2.79 ft at 4:00PM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 2.79 ft at 4:15PM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 2.78 ft at 4:30PM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 2.78 ft at 4:45PM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 2.77 ft at 5:00PM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 2.77 ft at 5:15PM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 2.77 ft at 5:30PM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 2.76 ft at 5:45PM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 2.76 ft at 6:00PM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 2.76 ft at 6:15PM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 2.76 ft at 6:30PM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 2.75 ft at 6:45PM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 2.74 ft at 7:00PM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 2.75 ft at 7:15PM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 2.74 ft at 7:30PM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 2.74 ft at 7:45PM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 2.73 ft at 8:00PM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 2.73 ft at 8:15PM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 2.73 ft at 8:30PM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 2.73 ft at 8:45PM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 2.73 ft at 9:00PM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 2.72 ft at 9:15PM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 2.72 ft at 9:30PM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 2.71 ft at 9:45PM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 2.71 ft at 10:00PM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 2.71 ft at 10:15PM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 2.71 ft at 10:30PM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 2.7 ft at 10:45PM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 2.71 ft at 11:00PM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 2.7 ft at 11:15PM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 2.7 ft at 11:30PM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 2.7 ft at 11:45PM Oct 20, 2019Observed: 2.7 ft at 12:00AM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 2.69 ft at 12:15AM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 2.69 ft at 12:30AM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 2.69 ft at 12:45AM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 2.69 ft at 1:00AM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 2.68 ft at 1:15AM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 2.69 ft at 1:30AM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 2.69 ft at 1:45AM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 2.68 ft at 2:00AM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 2.68 ft at 2:15AM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 2.68 ft at 2:30AM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 2.68 ft at 2:45AM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 2.68 ft at 3:00AM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 2.68 ft at 3:15AM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 2.68 ft at 3:30AM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 2.67 ft at 3:45AM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 2.67 ft at 4:00AM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 2.67 ft at 4:15AM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 2.67 ft at 4:30AM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 2.67 ft at 4:45AM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 2.67 ft at 5:00AM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 2.67 ft at 5:15AM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 2.67 ft at 5:30AM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 2.66 ft at 5:45AM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 2.67 ft at 6:00AM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 2.66 ft at 6:15AM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 2.66 ft at 6:30AM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 2.66 ft at 6:45AM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 2.66 ft at 7:00AM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 2.66 ft at 7:15AM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 2.66 ft at 7:30AM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 2.66 ft at 7:45AM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 2.66 ft at 8:00AM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 2.66 ft at 8:15AM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 2.66 ft at 8:30AM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 2.65 ft at 8:45AM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 2.65 ft at 10:00AM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 2.65 ft at 10:15AM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 2.65 ft at 10:30AM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 2.65 ft at 10:45AM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 2.64 ft at 11:00AM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 2.64 ft at 11:15AM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 2.64 ft at 11:30AM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 2.64 ft at 11:45AM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 2.64 ft at 12:00PM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 2.64 ft at 12:15PM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 2.63 ft at 12:30PM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 2.64 ft at 12:45PM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 2.64 ft at 1:00PM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 2.63 ft at 1:15PM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 2.64 ft at 1:30PM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 2.63 ft at 1:45PM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 2.63 ft at 2:00PM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 2.63 ft at 2:15PM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 2.63 ft at 2:30PM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 2.63 ft at 2:45PM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 2.63 ft at 3:00PM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 2.63 ft at 3:15PM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 2.63 ft at 3:30PM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 2.63 ft at 3:45PM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 2.63 ft at 4:00PM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 2.63 ft at 4:15PM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 2.63 ft at 4:30PM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 2.62 ft at 4:45PM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 2.62 ft at 5:00PM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 2.62 ft at 5:15PM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 2.62 ft at 5:30PM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 2.62 ft at 5:45PM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 2.62 ft at 6:00PM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 2.62 ft at 6:15PM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 2.62 ft at 6:30PM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 2.62 ft at 6:45PM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 2.62 ft at 7:00PM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 2.62 ft at 7:15PM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 2.62 ft at 7:30PM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 2.62 ft at 7:45PM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 2.62 ft at 8:00PM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 2.62 ft at 8:15PM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 2.61 ft at 8:30PM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 2.62 ft at 8:45PM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 2.62 ft at 9:00PM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 2.62 ft at 9:15PM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 2.61 ft at 9:30PM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 2.61 ft at 9:45PM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 2.61 ft at 10:00PM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 2.61 ft at 10:15PM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 2.61 ft at 10:30PM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 2.61 ft at 10:45PM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 2.61 ft at 11:00PM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 2.61 ft at 11:15PM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 2.61 ft at 11:30PM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 2.61 ft at 11:45PM Oct 21, 2019Observed: 2.61 ft at 12:00AM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 2.62 ft at 12:15AM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 2.61 ft at 12:30AM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 2.61 ft at 12:45AM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 2.61 ft at 1:00AM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 2.61 ft at 1:15AM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 2.61 ft at 1:30AM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 2.61 ft at 1:45AM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 2.61 ft at 2:00AM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 2.61 ft at 2:15AM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 2.61 ft at 2:30AM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 2.61 ft at 2:45AM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 2.61 ft at 3:00AM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 2.61 ft at 3:15AM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 2.61 ft at 3:30AM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 2.61 ft at 3:45AM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 2.61 ft at 4:00AM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 2.61 ft at 4:15AM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 2.61 ft at 4:30AM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 2.61 ft at 4:45AM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 2.61 ft at 5:00AM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 2.61 ft at 5:15AM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 2.61 ft at 5:30AM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 2.62 ft at 5:45AM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 2.61 ft at 6:00AM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 2.62 ft at 6:15AM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 2.62 ft at 6:30AM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 2.61 ft at 6:45AM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 2.61 ft at 7:00AM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 2.61 ft at 7:15AM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 2.61 ft at 7:30AM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 2.62 ft at 7:45AM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 2.62 ft at 8:00AM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 2.63 ft at 8:15AM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 2.64 ft at 8:30AM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 2.65 ft at 8:45AM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 2.65 ft at 9:00AM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 2.66 ft at 9:15AM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 2.67 ft at 9:30AM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 2.67 ft at 9:45AM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 2.68 ft at 10:00AM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 2.69 ft at 10:15AM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 2.69 ft at 10:30AM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 2.7 ft at 10:45AM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 2.71 ft at 11:00AM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 2.72 ft at 11:15AM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 2.72 ft at 11:30AM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 2.72 ft at 11:45AM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 2.73 ft at 12:00PM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 2.73 ft at 12:15PM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 2.74 ft at 12:30PM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 2.74 ft at 12:45PM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 2.74 ft at 1:00PM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 2.75 ft at 1:15PM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 2.75 ft at 1:30PM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 2.76 ft at 1:45PM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 2.76 ft at 2:00PM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 2.76 ft at 2:15PM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 2.77 ft at 2:30PM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 2.77 ft at 2:45PM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 2.77 ft at 3:00PM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 2.79 ft at 3:15PM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 2.78 ft at 3:30PM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 2.77 ft at 3:45PM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 2.77 ft at 4:00PM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 2.76 ft at 4:15PM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 2.75 ft at 4:30PM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 2.75 ft at 4:45PM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 2.74 ft at 5:00PM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 2.74 ft at 5:15PM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 2.73 ft at 5:30PM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 2.72 ft at 5:45PM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 2.72 ft at 6:00PM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 2.72 ft at 6:15PM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 2.71 ft at 6:30PM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 2.7 ft at 6:45PM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 2.7 ft at 7:00PM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 2.69 ft at 7:15PM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 2.69 ft at 7:30PM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 2.68 ft at 7:45PM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 2.68 ft at 8:00PM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 2.67 ft at 8:15PM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 2.67 ft at 8:30PM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 2.67 ft at 8:45PM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 2.67 ft at 9:00PM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 2.66 ft at 9:15PM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 2.66 ft at 9:30PM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 2.66 ft at 9:45PM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 2.65 ft at 10:00PM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 2.65 ft at 10:15PM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 2.65 ft at 10:30PM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 2.65 ft at 10:45PM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 2.64 ft at 11:00PM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 2.64 ft at 11:15PM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 2.64 ft at 11:30PM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 2.64 ft at 11:45PM Oct 22, 2019Observed: 2.63 ft at 12:00AM Oct 23, 2019Observed: 2.63 ft at 12:15AM Oct 23, 2019Observed: 2.63 ft at 12:30AM Oct 23, 2019Observed: 2.63 ft at 12:45AM Oct 23, 2019Observed: 2.63 ft at 1:00AM Oct 23, 2019Observed: 2.63 ft at 1:15AM Oct 23, 2019Observed: 2.63 ft at 1:30AM Oct 23, 2019Observed: 2.63 ft at 1:45AM Oct 23, 2019Observed: 2.62 ft at 2:00AM Oct 23, 2019Observed: 2.62 ft at 2:15AM Oct 23, 2019Observed: 2.62 ft at 2:30AM Oct 23, 2019Observed: 2.62 ft at 2:45AM Oct 23, 2019Observed: 2.62 ft at 3:00AM Oct 23, 2019Observed: 2.62 ft at 3:15AM Oct 23, 2019Observed: 2.61 ft at 3:30AM Oct 23, 2019Observed: 2.62 ft at 3:45AM Oct 23, 2019USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesHWEG1(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (4:48AM Oct 23, 2019)ObservedLatest observed value: 2.62 ft at 3:45 AM EDT 23-Oct-2019. Flood Stage is 10 ft
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NOTE: Automated gauge readings are now available, courtesy of the USGS.

NOTE: The above river forecast includes future rainfall. Forecast stages may be different if the rainfall does not occur.

NOTE: Forecasts for the Hiwassee River near Hiawassee are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 14
Moderate Flood Stage: 12
Flood Stage: 10
Action Stage: 8
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 11.22 ft on 05/30/2018
(2) 10.40 ft on 08/26/2008
(3) 10.36 ft on 12/29/2015
(4) 9.51 ft on 10/02/2012
(5) 9.00 ft on 07/08/2009
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 11.22 ft on 05/30/2018
(2) 10.36 ft on 12/29/2015
(3) 9.51 ft on 10/02/2012
(4) 8.89 ft on 11/28/2011
(5) 8.11 ft on 04/16/2011
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 2.38 ft on 09/09/2007

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14 Major flood stage is reached. Extensive flooding expands into fields and woodlands near the river. Numerous trailer homes in the Enchanted Valley Resort...around one mile downstream and on the right bank of the stream gage on Riverside Drive...will be flooded. Access roads in the resort will be flooded under at least two feet of water. Evacuations of most residents will be necessary. The water level will top Riverside Drive bridge and it will be closed by county officials.
12 Moderate flood stage is reached. Flooding continues to expand into fields and woodlands near the river. Several trailer homes in the Enchanted Valley Resort...around one mile downstream and on the right bank of the stream gage on Riverside Drive...will have water beginning to get into the homes. Access roads in the resort will begin to flood. Evacuations of some residents may be necessary. The water level will reach the bottom of the Riverside Drive bridge and it may be closed by county officials.
11 Minor flooding continues and expands into fields and woodlands near the river. Smaller creeks and tributaries flowing into the river begin to back up. Several trailer homes on the south end of the Enchanted Valley Resort will begin to have water under them and may damage some outbuildings or sheds.
10 Flood stage is reached. Minor flooding of fields and woodlands occurs in the natural flood plain. The water level gets very close to trailer homes in the Enchanted Valley Resort on the right bank and downstream from the stream gage on Riverside Drive.
9 Bankfull conditions continue with water beginning to spread into the natural flood plain. The high water begins to affect backyards of trailer homes near the river in the Enchanted Valley Resort.
8 Bankfull is reached with rapidly moving high water.
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Latitude: 34.883889° N, Longitude: 83.721667° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 10 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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Peachtree City, GA 30269
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