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ALERT: Update on status of the nationwide data transmission error that prevents stream gauge data collected at affected locations from being displayed on the Advanced Hydrologic Prediction Services (AHPS) webpages. The USGS has restored the transmission from all of their gauges or has placed them in a seasonal outage (some Alaska gauges). There are a few USGS gauges that the NWS is not yet receiving the new transmissions and NWS is working to get that data by alternate means. A map of the status of USGS gauges is here. The status map of gauge outages from other agencies is here. The situation has greatly improved and will continue to improve but at a slower pace. The outage maps will now be updated once per week on Thursday. We apologize for the service interruption and hope to have the data restored as soon as possible.



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Rocky Broad River at Bat Cave Stage (ft)Observed: 3.62 ft at 9:45PM Nov 05, 2018Observed: 3.62 ft at 12:45AM Nov 06, 2018Observed: 3.64 ft at 3:45AM Nov 06, 2018Observed: 3.72 ft at 6:45AM Nov 06, 2018Observed: 3.82 ft at 9:45AM Nov 06, 2018Observed: 3.72 ft at 6:45PM Nov 06, 2018Observed: 3.68 ft at 9:45PM Nov 06, 2018Observed: 3.66 ft at 9:45AM Nov 07, 2018Observed: 3.66 ft at 12:45PM Nov 07, 2018Observed: 3.64 ft at 3:45PM Nov 07, 2018Observed: 3.64 ft at 6:45PM Nov 07, 2018Observed: 3.66 ft at 9:45PM Nov 07, 2018Observed: 3.66 ft at 12:45AM Nov 08, 2018Observed: 3.64 ft at 3:45AM Nov 08, 2018Observed: 3.66 ft at 6:45AM Nov 08, 2018Observed: 3.62 ft at 9:45AM Nov 08, 2018Observed: 3.62 ft at 12:45PM Nov 08, 2018Observed: 3.62 ft at 6:45PM Nov 08, 2018Observed: 3.62 ft at 3:45AM Nov 09, 2018Observed: 3.62 ft at 6:45AM Nov 09, 2018Observed: 3.74 ft at 6:45PM Nov 09, 2018Observed: 3.7 ft at 12:45AM Nov 10, 2018Observed: 3.66 ft at 9:45AM Nov 10, 2018Observed: 3.64 ft at 12:45PM Nov 10, 2018Observed: 3.64 ft at 12:45AM Nov 11, 2018Observed: 3.62 ft at 3:45AM Nov 11, 2018Observed: 3.64 ft at 6:45AM Nov 11, 2018Observed: 3.62 ft at 12:45PM Nov 11, 2018Observed: 3.62 ft at 6:45PM Nov 11, 2018Observed: 3.64 ft at 12:45AM Nov 12, 2018Observed: 3.62 ft at 3:45AM Nov 12, 2018Observed: 3.62 ft at 6:45AM Nov 12, 2018Observed: 4.44 ft at 5:35PM Nov 12, 2018Highest Observation: 4.78 ft at 6:45PM Nov 12, 2018Observed: 4.62 ft at 9:45PM Nov 12, 2018Observed: 4.34 ft at 12:45AM Nov 13, 2018Observed: 4.24 ft at 3:45AM Nov 13, 2018Observed: 4.18 ft at 6:45AM Nov 13, 2018Observed: 4.14 ft at 9:45AM Nov 13, 2018Observed: 4.1 ft at 12:45PM Nov 13, 2018Observed: 4.04 ft at 3:45PM Nov 13, 2018Observed: 4 ft at 6:45PM Nov 13, 2018Observed: 3.94 ft at 12:45AM Nov 14, 2018Observed: 3.92 ft at 3:45AM Nov 14, 2018Observed: 3.9 ft at 9:45AM Nov 14, 2018Observed: 3.88 ft at 12:45PM Nov 14, 2018Observed: 3.88 ft at 6:45PM Nov 14, 2018BCVN7(plotting HGIRR) Graph Created (7:34PM Nov 14, 2018)ObservedLatest observed value: 3.88 ft at 6:45 PM EST 14-Nov-2018. Flood Stage is 7.5 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts are not available for the Rocky Broad River at Bat Cave. Only observed stages are available for this point.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 9.5
Moderate Flood Stage: 8.5
Flood Stage: 7.5
Action Stage: 6
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 11.00 ft on 09/17/2004
(2) 10.80 ft on 09/08/2004
(3) 9.40 ft on 05/30/2018
(4) 9.36 ft on 05/06/2013
(5) 8.44 ft on 09/16/2018
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 8.44 ft on 09/16/2018
(2) 9.40 ft on 05/30/2018
(3) 7.96 ft on 10/23/2017
(4) 6.60 ft on 09/12/2017
(5) 6.66 ft on 02/03/2016
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.

For more information on your flood risk go to www.floodsmart.gov.

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10 HIGHWAY 64 CLOSED AND EVACUATIONS WILL BEGIN IN LAKE LURE AREA.
8 HOMES ALONG THE ROCKY BROAD RIVER WILL BEGIN TO FLOOD AND CAMPGROUNDS ALONG THE RIVER WILL ALSO FLOOD.8FT = 1461.04 FT ELEVATION
7.5 FLOOD STAGE= 1460.54 FT ELEVATION. HOMES AND CAMPGROUNDS NEAR GAGE WILL BEGIN TO FLOOD.
6.5 AT THIS LEVEL SOME CAMPGROUNDS BELOW BAT CAVE IN RUTHERFORD COUNTY NEAR LAKE LURE MAY BE EVACUATED...MAINLY AS A PRECAUTION
6 BANKFULL STAGE = 1459.54 FT ELEVATION. WATER WILL START TO APPROACH CAMPGROUNDS ALONG THE ROCKY BROAD RIVER IN THE CHIMNEY ROCK/HICKORY GROVE AREAS.
2 2 INCHES IN ONE HOUR OR 2 HOURS IS A TRIGGER POINT FOR EMA TO START MOVING PEOPLE OUT OF RIVER AND CAMPGROUNDS. A GENERAL WIDE SPREAD RAIN OF 1.5 TO 2.5 INCHES TOOK THE ROCKY BROAD RIVER TO 5.0 FT. RECOMMEND A FLOOD ADVISORY.. GENERALLY NEED 2.5 TO 3 INCH AT BAT CAVE AND EITHER BWMN7 OR SLMN7 TO CAUSE FLOODING ALONG ROCKY RIVER.
1.5 1.5 INCH IN 4 HOURS TOOK THE RIVER UP ONE FT.
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(1) rocky broad river looking downstream
(2) Rocky Broad river looking upstream
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Latitude: 35.451389° N, Longitude: 82.287222° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

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NWS stage 0 ft 7.5 ft  
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