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Rocky Broad River at Bat Cave Stage (ft)Observed: 3.08 ft at 1:00AM Jul 25, 2021Observed: 3.08 ft at 1:05AM Jul 25, 2021Observed: 3.08 ft at 1:10AM Jul 25, 2021Observed: 3.08 ft at 7:00AM Jul 25, 2021Observed: 3.08 ft at 10:00AM Jul 25, 2021Observed: 3.08 ft at 1:00PM Jul 25, 2021Observed: 3.08 ft at 4:00PM Jul 25, 2021Observed: 3.12 ft at 7:00PM Jul 25, 2021Observed: 3.08 ft at 10:00PM Jul 25, 2021Observed: 3.06 ft at 1:00AM Jul 26, 2021Observed: 3.08 ft at 4:00AM Jul 26, 2021Observed: 3.08 ft at 4:05AM Jul 26, 2021Observed: 3.08 ft at 4:10AM Jul 26, 2021Observed: 3.08 ft at 4:15AM Jul 26, 2021Observed: 3.08 ft at 4:20AM Jul 26, 2021Observed: 3.08 ft at 4:25AM Jul 26, 2021Observed: 3.08 ft at 4:30AM Jul 26, 2021Observed: 3.08 ft at 4:35AM Jul 26, 2021Observed: 3.08 ft at 4:40AM Jul 26, 2021Observed: 3.08 ft at 4:45AM Jul 26, 2021Observed: 3.08 ft at 4:50AM Jul 26, 2021Observed: 3.08 ft at 4:55AM Jul 26, 2021Observed: 3.08 ft at 10:00AM Jul 26, 2021Observed: 3.08 ft at 1:00PM Jul 26, 2021Observed: 3.08 ft at 4:00PM Jul 26, 2021Observed: 3.14 ft at 7:00PM Jul 26, 2021Observed: 3.22 ft at 1:00AM Jul 27, 2021Observed: 3.22 ft at 1:05AM Jul 27, 2021Observed: 3.22 ft at 1:10AM Jul 27, 2021Observed: 3.22 ft at 1:15AM Jul 27, 2021Observed: 3.16 ft at 4:00AM Jul 27, 2021Observed: 3.12 ft at 7:00AM Jul 27, 2021Observed: 3.12 ft at 7:05AM Jul 27, 2021Observed: 3.1 ft at 1:00PM Jul 27, 2021Observed: 3.1 ft at 4:00PM Jul 27, 2021Highest Observation: 3.6 ft at 6:00PM Jul 27, 2021Observed: 3.42 ft at 7:00PM Jul 27, 2021Observed: 3.34 ft at 10:00PM Jul 27, 2021Observed: 3.32 ft at 1:00AM Jul 28, 2021Observed: 3.3 ft at 4:00AM Jul 28, 2021Observed: 3.22 ft at 7:00AM Jul 28, 2021Observed: 3.22 ft at 7:05AM Jul 28, 2021Observed: 3.22 ft at 7:10AM Jul 28, 2021Observed: 3.22 ft at 7:15AM Jul 28, 2021Observed: 3.22 ft at 7:20AM Jul 28, 2021Observed: 3.18 ft at 10:00AM Jul 28, 2021Observed: 3.14 ft at 1:00PM Jul 28, 2021Observed: 3.1 ft at 7:00PM Jul 28, 2021Observed: 3.1 ft at 10:00PM Jul 28, 2021Observed: 2.76 ft at 1:00AM Jul 29, 2021Observed: 3.08 ft at 1:05AM Jul 29, 2021Observed: 3.1 ft at 7:00AM Jul 29, 2021Observed: 3.08 ft at 10:00AM Jul 29, 2021Observed: 3.08 ft at 10:05AM Jul 29, 2021Observed: 3.08 ft at 10:10AM Jul 29, 2021Observed: 3.08 ft at 1:00PM Jul 29, 2021Observed: 3.08 ft at 1:05PM Jul 29, 2021Observed: 3.08 ft at 1:10PM Jul 29, 2021Observed: 3.06 ft at 10:00PM Jul 29, 2021Observed: 3.06 ft at 10:05PM Jul 29, 2021Observed: 3.06 ft at 10:10PM Jul 29, 2021Observed: 3.06 ft at 10:20PM Jul 29, 2021Observed: 3.06 ft at 1:00AM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 3.06 ft at 4:00AM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 3.06 ft at 4:05AM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 3.06 ft at 7:00AM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 3.06 ft at 10:00AM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 3.06 ft at 4:00PM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 3.06 ft at 7:00PM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 3.04 ft at 10:00PM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 3.04 ft at 10:05PM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 3.06 ft at 4:00AM Jul 31, 2021Observed: 3.06 ft at 4:05AM Jul 31, 2021Observed: 3.06 ft at 4:10AM Jul 31, 2021Observed: 3.06 ft at 4:15AM Jul 31, 2021Observed: 3.06 ft at 4:20AM Jul 31, 2021Observed: 3.06 ft at 4:25AM Jul 31, 2021Observed: 3.06 ft at 4:30AM Jul 31, 2021Observed: 3.06 ft at 4:35AM Jul 31, 2021Observed: 3.06 ft at 4:40AM Jul 31, 2021Observed: 3.06 ft at 4:45AM Jul 31, 2021Observed: 3.06 ft at 4:50AM Jul 31, 2021Observed: 3.06 ft at 4:55AM Jul 31, 2021Observed: 3.06 ft at 5:00AM Jul 31, 2021Observed: 3.06 ft at 7:00AM Jul 31, 2021Observed: 3.06 ft at 7:05AM Jul 31, 2021Observed: 3.06 ft at 7:10AM Jul 31, 2021Observed: 3.06 ft at 10:00AM Jul 31, 2021Observed: 3.06 ft at 1:00PM Jul 31, 2021Observed: 3.06 ft at 1:05PM Jul 31, 2021Observed: 3.06 ft at 1:10PM Jul 31, 2021Observed: 3.06 ft at 4:00PM Jul 31, 2021Observed: 3.06 ft at 4:05PM Jul 31, 2021Observed: 3.06 ft at 4:10PM Jul 31, 2021Observed: 3.06 ft at 4:15PM Jul 31, 2021Observed: 3.06 ft at 4:20PM Jul 31, 2021Observed: 3.06 ft at 4:25PM Jul 31, 2021Observed: 3.04 ft at 7:00PM Jul 31, 2021Observed: 3.04 ft at 7:05PM Jul 31, 2021Observed: 3.04 ft at 7:10PM Jul 31, 2021Observed: 3.04 ft at 7:15PM Jul 31, 2021Observed: 3.04 ft at 7:20PM Jul 31, 2021Observed: 3.04 ft at 7:25PM Jul 31, 2021Observed: 3.02 ft at 1:00AM Aug 01, 2021Observed: 3.04 ft at 4:00AM Aug 01, 2021Observed: 3.04 ft at 10:00AM Aug 01, 2021Observed: 3.04 ft at 1:00PM Aug 01, 2021Observed: 3.04 ft at 1:05PM Aug 01, 2021Observed: 3.04 ft at 4:00PM Aug 01, 2021Observed: 3.04 ft at 4:05PM Aug 01, 2021Observed: 3.02 ft at 7:00PM Aug 01, 2021Observed: 3.02 ft at 10:00PM Aug 01, 2021Observed: 3.02 ft at 10:05PM Aug 01, 2021Observed: 3.02 ft at 10:10PM Aug 01, 2021Observed: 3.02 ft at 10:15PM Aug 01, 2021Observed: 3.02 ft at 1:00AM Aug 02, 2021Observed: 3.02 ft at 4:00AM Aug 02, 2021Observed: 3.02 ft at 4:05AM Aug 02, 2021Observed: 3.02 ft at 4:10AM Aug 02, 2021Observed: 3.04 ft at 7:00AM Aug 02, 2021Observed: 3.04 ft at 10:00AM Aug 02, 2021Observed: 3.04 ft at 10:05AM Aug 02, 2021Observed: 3.04 ft at 10:10AM Aug 02, 2021Observed: 3.04 ft at 1:00PM Aug 02, 2021Observed: 3.04 ft at 1:05PM Aug 02, 2021Observed: 3.04 ft at 1:10PM Aug 02, 2021Observed: 3.04 ft at 1:15PM Aug 02, 2021Observed: 3.04 ft at 1:20PM Aug 02, 2021Observed: 3.04 ft at 1:25PM Aug 02, 2021Observed: 3.04 ft at 1:30PM Aug 02, 2021Observed: 3.02 ft at 4:00PM Aug 02, 2021Observed: 3.02 ft at 10:00PM Aug 02, 2021Observed: 3.02 ft at 1:00AM Aug 03, 2021Observed: 3.02 ft at 1:05AM Aug 03, 2021Observed: 3.02 ft at 1:10AM Aug 03, 2021Observed: 3.02 ft at 4:00AM Aug 03, 2021Observed: 3.02 ft at 4:05AM Aug 03, 2021BCVN7(plotting HGIRR) Graph Created (9:06AM Aug 3, 2021)ObservedLatest observed value: 3.02 ft at 4:05 AM EDT 3-Aug-2021. 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.

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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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