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Swannanoa River at Black Mountain Park Stage (ft)Observed: 4.71 ft at 1:30AM Nov 03, 2019Highest Observation: 4.73 ft at 6:25AM Nov 03, 2019Observed: 4.59 ft at 12:25PM Nov 03, 2019Observed: 4.59 ft at 6:20PM Nov 03, 2019Observed: 4.65 ft at 6:15AM Nov 04, 2019Observed: 4.55 ft at 12:10PM Nov 04, 2019Observed: 4.53 ft at 12:05AM Nov 05, 2019Observed: 4.55 ft at 6:00AM Nov 05, 2019Observed: 4.51 ft at 11:55AM Nov 05, 2019Observed: 4.49 ft at 5:55PM Nov 05, 2019Observed: 4.49 ft at 11:50PM Nov 05, 2019Observed: 4.49 ft at 11:45AM Nov 06, 2019Observed: 4.43 ft at 5:40PM Nov 06, 2019Observed: 4.55 ft at 11:40PM Nov 06, 2019Observed: 4.53 ft at 5:35AM Nov 07, 2019Observed: 4.41 ft at 11:30AM Nov 07, 2019Observed: 4.47 ft at 5:30PM Nov 07, 2019Observed: 4.49 ft at 11:25PM Nov 07, 2019Observed: 4.53 ft at 11:20AM Nov 08, 2019Observed: 4.45 ft at 5:15PM Nov 08, 2019Observed: 4.59 ft at 11:10PM Nov 08, 2019Observed: 4.59 ft at 5:10AM Nov 09, 2019Observed: 4.47 ft at 11:05AM Nov 09, 2019Observed: 4.43 ft at 5:00PM Nov 09, 2019Observed: 4.51 ft at 11:00PM Nov 09, 2019Observed: 4.55 ft at 4:55AM Nov 10, 2019Observed: 4.45 ft at 10:50AM Nov 10, 2019Observed: 4.41 ft at 4:50PM Nov 10, 2019Observed: 4.43 ft at 10:45PM Nov 10, 2019Observed: 4.43 ft at 4:40AM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 4.43 ft at 10:35AM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 4.41 ft at 4:35PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 4.41 ft at 10:30PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 4.41 ft at 4:30AM Nov 12, 2019BMPN7(plotting HGIRR) Graph Created (5:20AM Nov 12, 2019)ObservedLatest observed value: 4.41 ft at 4:30 AM EST 12-Nov-2019. Flood Stage is 10 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts are not available for the Swannanoa River at Black Mountain Park. Only observed stages are available for this point.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 15
Moderate Flood Stage: 12
Flood Stage: 10
Action Stage: 9
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 9.06 ft on 05/06/2013
(2) 7.16 ft on 01/30/2013
(3) 5.64 ft on 08/26/2008
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 9.06 ft on 05/06/2013
(2) 7.16 ft on 01/30/2013
(3) 4.82 ft on 12/01/2010
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

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Currently none available.

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15 Major Flood Stage. The Swannanoa River is approaching I-40 and has inundated The Oaks Trail steel foot bridge. Significant flooding of the nearby Ingles shopping center parking lot is likely.
12 Moderate Flood Stage. The Swannanoa River is approaching The Oaks Trail steel foot bridge and the nearby Ingles shopping center parking lot. Significant flooding of Veterans Park, River Trail Loop, Veterans Park Dr., and The Oaks Trail is ongoing.
10 Minor Flood Stage. Veterans Park flooding continues. Sections of River Trail Loop and The Oaks Trail are flooding. Veterans Park Dr. may be starting to flood.
9 Action Stage. The Swannanoa River is exceeding its banks and flooding adjacent low-lying areas including parts of Veterans Park.
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Latitude: 35.607500° N, Longitude: 82.334444° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

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