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Rocky Broad River at Bat Cave Stage (ft)Observed: 3.18 ft at 8:30PM May 18, 2022Observed: 3.18 ft at 8:35PM May 18, 2022Observed: 3.18 ft at 8:40PM May 18, 2022Observed: 3.2 ft at 11:30PM May 18, 2022Observed: 3.2 ft at 11:35PM May 18, 2022Observed: 3.2 ft at 11:40PM May 18, 2022Observed: 3.2 ft at 11:45PM May 18, 2022Observed: 3.2 ft at 11:50PM May 18, 2022Observed: 3.2 ft at 11:55PM May 18, 2022Observed: 3.2 ft at 12:00AM May 19, 2022Observed: 3.2 ft at 12:05AM May 19, 2022Observed: 3.2 ft at 12:10AM May 19, 2022Observed: 3.2 ft at 12:15AM May 19, 2022Observed: 3.2 ft at 12:20AM May 19, 2022Observed: 3.2 ft at 12:25AM May 19, 2022Observed: 3.2 ft at 12:30AM May 19, 2022Observed: 3.2 ft at 2:30AM May 19, 2022Observed: 3.2 ft at 2:35AM May 19, 2022Observed: 3.2 ft at 2:40AM May 19, 2022Observed: 3.52 ft at 5:30AM May 19, 2022Observed: 3.52 ft at 5:35AM May 19, 2022Observed: 3.2 ft at 8:30AM May 19, 2022Observed: 3.2 ft at 8:35AM May 19, 2022Observed: 3.2 ft at 11:30AM May 19, 2022Observed: 3.2 ft at 11:35AM May 19, 2022Observed: 3.2 ft at 11:40AM May 19, 2022Observed: 3.2 ft at 2:30PM May 19, 2022Observed: 3.18 ft at 5:30PM May 19, 2022Observed: 3.18 ft at 8:30PM May 19, 2022Observed: 3.18 ft at 8:35PM May 19, 2022Observed: 3.18 ft at 11:30PM May 19, 2022Observed: 3.18 ft at 2:30AM May 20, 2022Observed: 3.18 ft at 2:35AM May 20, 2022Observed: 3.18 ft at 2:40AM May 20, 2022Observed: 3.18 ft at 2:45AM May 20, 2022Observed: 3.18 ft at 2:50AM May 20, 2022Observed: 3.18 ft at 2:55AM May 20, 2022Observed: 3.18 ft at 3:00AM May 20, 2022Observed: 3.18 ft at 3:05AM May 20, 2022Observed: 3.18 ft at 3:10AM May 20, 2022Observed: 3.18 ft at 3:15AM May 20, 2022Observed: 3.18 ft at 3:20AM May 20, 2022Observed: 3.18 ft at 3:40AM May 20, 2022Observed: 3.18 ft at 3:45AM May 20, 2022Observed: 3.18 ft at 3:50AM May 20, 2022Observed: 3.18 ft at 3:55AM May 20, 2022Observed: 3.18 ft at 5:30AM May 20, 2022Observed: 3.18 ft at 5:35AM May 20, 2022Observed: 3.18 ft at 8:30AM May 20, 2022Observed: 3.18 ft at 8:35AM May 20, 2022Observed: 3.18 ft at 8:40AM May 20, 2022Observed: 3.2 ft at 11:30AM May 20, 2022Observed: 3.18 ft at 2:30PM May 20, 2022Observed: 3.18 ft at 2:35PM May 20, 2022Observed: 3.82 ft at 2:40PM May 20, 2022Observed: 3.18 ft at 2:45PM May 20, 2022Observed: 3.18 ft at 2:50PM May 20, 2022Observed: 3.18 ft at 2:55PM May 20, 2022Observed: 3.18 ft at 3:00PM May 20, 2022Observed: 3.18 ft at 3:05PM May 20, 2022Observed: 3.16 ft at 5:30PM May 20, 2022Observed: 3.16 ft at 5:35PM May 20, 2022Observed: 3.16 ft at 5:40PM May 20, 2022Observed: 3.16 ft at 5:45PM May 20, 2022Observed: 3.16 ft at 5:50PM May 20, 2022Observed: 3.16 ft at 5:55PM May 20, 2022Observed: 3.16 ft at 6:00PM May 20, 2022Observed: 3.16 ft at 6:05PM May 20, 2022Observed: 3.16 ft at 11:35PM May 20, 2022Observed: 3.16 ft at 11:40PM May 20, 2022Observed: 3.16 ft at 11:45PM May 20, 2022Observed: 3.16 ft at 11:50PM May 20, 2022Observed: 3.16 ft at 11:55PM May 20, 2022Observed: 3.16 ft at 12:00AM May 21, 2022Observed: 3.16 ft at 12:05AM May 21, 2022Observed: 3.16 ft at 12:10AM May 21, 2022Observed: 3.16 ft at 2:30AM May 21, 2022Observed: 3.16 ft at 2:35AM May 21, 2022Observed: 3.16 ft at 2:40AM May 21, 2022Observed: 3.16 ft at 2:45AM May 21, 2022Observed: 3.16 ft at 2:50AM May 21, 2022Observed: 3.16 ft at 2:55AM May 21, 2022Observed: 3.16 ft at 3:00AM May 21, 2022Observed: 3.16 ft at 3:05AM May 21, 2022Observed: 3.16 ft at 3:10AM May 21, 2022Observed: 3.16 ft at 3:15AM May 21, 2022Observed: 3.16 ft at 3:20AM May 21, 2022Observed: 3.16 ft at 3:25AM May 21, 2022Observed: 3.16 ft at 3:30AM May 21, 2022Observed: 3.16 ft at 3:35AM May 21, 2022Observed: 3.16 ft at 3:40AM May 21, 2022Observed: 3.16 ft at 3:45AM May 21, 2022Observed: 3.16 ft at 3:50AM May 21, 2022Observed: 3.16 ft at 3:55AM May 21, 2022Observed: 3.16 ft at 4:00AM May 21, 2022Observed: 3.16 ft at 4:05AM May 21, 2022Observed: 3.16 ft at 4:10AM May 21, 2022Observed: 3.16 ft at 4:15AM May 21, 2022Observed: 3.16 ft at 4:20AM May 21, 2022Observed: 3.16 ft at 4:25AM May 21, 2022Observed: 3.16 ft at 4:30AM May 21, 2022Observed: 3.16 ft at 4:35AM May 21, 2022Observed: 3.16 ft at 4:40AM May 21, 2022Observed: 3.16 ft at 5:30AM May 21, 2022Observed: 3.16 ft at 5:35AM May 21, 2022Observed: 3.18 ft at 11:30AM May 21, 2022Observed: 3.18 ft at 11:35AM May 21, 2022Observed: 3.18 ft at 11:40AM May 21, 2022Observed: 2.92 ft at 11:45AM May 21, 2022Observed: 3.18 ft at 11:50AM May 21, 2022Observed: 3.18 ft at 11:55AM May 21, 2022Observed: 3.18 ft at 12:00PM May 21, 2022Observed: 3.18 ft at 12:05PM May 21, 2022Observed: 3.18 ft at 12:10PM May 21, 2022Observed: 3.18 ft at 2:30PM May 21, 2022Observed: 3.18 ft at 2:35PM May 21, 2022Observed: 3.16 ft at 8:30PM May 21, 2022Observed: 3.16 ft at 8:35PM May 21, 2022Observed: 3.22 ft at 11:30PM May 21, 2022Observed: 3.22 ft at 11:35PM May 21, 2022Observed: 3.18 ft at 2:30AM May 22, 2022Observed: 3.18 ft at 2:35AM May 22, 2022Observed: 3.18 ft at 2:40AM May 22, 2022Observed: 3.18 ft at 5:30AM May 22, 2022Observed: 3.18 ft at 5:35AM May 22, 2022Observed: 3.18 ft at 2:30PM May 22, 2022Observed: 3.34 ft at 5:30PM May 22, 2022Observed: 3.84 ft at 6:45PM May 22, 2022Observed: 3.5 ft at 11:30PM May 22, 2022Observed: 3.48 ft at 5:30AM May 23, 2022Observed: 3.48 ft at 5:35AM May 23, 2022Observed: 3.48 ft at 5:40AM May 23, 2022Observed: 3.48 ft at 5:45AM May 23, 2022Observed: 3.44 ft at 8:30AM May 23, 2022Observed: 3.48 ft at 11:30AM May 23, 2022Observed: 3.98 ft at 3:55PM May 23, 2022Observed: 3.98 ft at 4:00PM May 23, 2022Observed: 4.12 ft at 6:55PM May 23, 2022Highest Observation: 4.62 ft at 9:05PM May 23, 2022Observed: 4.54 ft at 9:55PM May 23, 2022Observed: 3.9 ft at 6:55AM May 24, 2022Observed: 3.8 ft at 9:55AM May 24, 2022Observed: 3.58 ft at 10:30PM May 24, 2022Observed: 3.58 ft at 10:35PM May 24, 2022Observed: 3.58 ft at 10:40PM May 24, 2022Observed: 3.56 ft at 1:30AM May 25, 2022Observed: 3.56 ft at 1:35AM May 25, 2022Observed: 3.54 ft at 4:30AM May 25, 2022Observed: 3.52 ft at 8:20AM May 25, 2022Observed: 3.52 ft at 8:25AM May 25, 2022Observed: 3.52 ft at 8:30AM May 25, 2022Observed: 3.52 ft at 8:35AM May 25, 2022Observed: 3.52 ft at 8:40AM May 25, 2022Observed: 3.52 ft at 8:45AM May 25, 2022Observed: 3.5 ft at 11:15AM May 25, 2022Observed: 3.5 ft at 11:20AM May 25, 2022Observed: 3.5 ft at 11:25AM May 25, 2022Observed: 3.5 ft at 11:30AM May 25, 2022Observed: 3.5 ft at 11:35AM May 25, 2022Observed: 3.5 ft at 11:40AM May 25, 2022Observed: 3.48 ft at 2:15PM May 25, 2022Observed: 3.48 ft at 2:20PM May 25, 2022Observed: 3.48 ft at 5:15PM May 25, 2022Observed: 3.48 ft at 5:20PM May 25, 2022Observed: 3.48 ft at 5:25PM May 25, 2022Observed: 3.48 ft at 5:30PM May 25, 2022Observed: 3.48 ft at 5:35PM May 25, 2022Observed: 3.46 ft at 8:15PM May 25, 2022Observed: 3.46 ft at 8:20PM May 25, 2022Observed: 3.46 ft at 8:25PM May 25, 2022Observed: 3.46 ft at 8:30PM May 25, 2022Observed: 3.46 ft at 8:35PM May 25, 2022Observed: 3.46 ft at 8:40PM May 25, 2022Observed: 3.46 ft at 11:15PM May 25, 2022Observed: 3.46 ft at 11:20PM May 25, 2022Observed: 3.46 ft at 11:25PM May 25, 2022Observed: 3.46 ft at 11:30PM May 25, 2022Observed: 3.46 ft at 2:15AM May 26, 2022Observed: 3.46 ft at 2:20AM May 26, 2022Observed: 3.48 ft at 5:15AM May 26, 2022Observed: 3.48 ft at 5:20AM May 26, 2022Observed: 3.48 ft at 5:25AM May 26, 2022Observed: 3.48 ft at 8:15AM May 26, 2022Observed: 3.48 ft at 8:20AM May 26, 2022Observed: 3.52 ft at 11:15AM May 26, 2022Observed: 3.52 ft at 11:20AM May 26, 2022Observed: 3.72 ft at 12:15PM May 26, 2022Observed: 3.64 ft at 3:15PM May 26, 2022Observed: 3.94 ft at 6:10PM May 26, 2022Observed: 4.44 ft at 8:55PM May 26, 2022Observed: 4.44 ft at 9:00PM May 26, 2022Observed: 4.48 ft at 9:10PM May 26, 2022Observed: 4.48 ft at 12:10AM May 27, 2022Observed: 4.44 ft at 3:10AM May 27, 2022Observed: 4.3 ft at 9:25AM May 27, 2022Observed: 4.3 ft at 9:30AM May 27, 2022Observed: 4.3 ft at 9:35AM May 27, 2022Observed: 4.22 ft at 12:15PM May 27, 2022Observed: 4.14 ft at 3:15PM May 27, 2022Observed: 4.06 ft at 6:15PM May 27, 2022BCVN7(plotting HGIRR) Graph Created (8:23PM May 27, 2022)ObservedLatest observed value: 4.06 ft at 6:15 PM EDT 27-May-2022. 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.

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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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