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Swannanoa River at Black Mountain Park Stage (ft)Observed: 4.59 ft at 1:00AM Jul 11, 2019Observed: 4.47 ft at 12:15PM Jul 11, 2019Observed: 4.51 ft at 12:55PM Jul 11, 2019Observed: 4.85 ft at 3:20PM Jul 11, 2019Observed: 5.09 ft at 3:30PM Jul 11, 2019Observed: 5.49 ft at 3:35PM Jul 11, 2019Observed: 6.87 ft at 3:50PM Jul 11, 2019Observed: 6.61 ft at 4:00PM Jul 11, 2019Highest Observation: 6.89 ft at 4:10PM Jul 11, 2019Observed: 6.53 ft at 4:25PM Jul 11, 2019Observed: 6.29 ft at 4:40PM Jul 11, 2019Observed: 6.03 ft at 5:00PM Jul 11, 2019Observed: 5.71 ft at 5:20PM Jul 11, 2019Observed: 5.43 ft at 5:45PM Jul 11, 2019Observed: 4.97 ft at 9:05PM Jul 11, 2019Observed: 4.97 ft at 9:50PM Jul 11, 2019Observed: 4.53 ft at 2:05PM Jul 12, 2019Observed: 4.79 ft at 2:20PM Jul 12, 2019Observed: 4.53 ft at 2:35PM Jul 12, 2019Observed: 4.53 ft at 2:40PM Jul 12, 2019Observed: 4.51 ft at 3:05PM Jul 12, 2019Observed: 4.75 ft at 3:10PM Jul 12, 2019Observed: 4.51 ft at 5:00PM Jul 12, 2019Observed: 4.75 ft at 5:30PM Jul 12, 2019Observed: 4.51 ft at 5:45PM Jul 12, 2019Observed: 4.59 ft at 12:10PM Jul 13, 2019Observed: 4.67 ft at 12:30PM Jul 13, 2019Observed: 4.69 ft at 12:25AM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 4.85 ft at 6:25AM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 4.61 ft at 10:35AM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 4.73 ft at 12:15AM Jul 15, 2019Observed: 4.67 ft at 6:10AM Jul 15, 2019Observed: 4.65 ft at 12:10PM Jul 15, 2019Observed: 4.65 ft at 12:00AM Jul 16, 2019Observed: 4.71 ft at 6:00AM Jul 16, 2019Observed: 4.37 ft at 5:10PM Jul 16, 2019Observed: 4.53 ft at 5:55PM Jul 16, 2019Observed: 4.69 ft at 11:50PM Jul 16, 2019Observed: 4.69 ft at 5:45AM Jul 17, 2019Observed: 4.53 ft at 11:45AM Jul 17, 2019Observed: 4.81 ft at 3:20PM Jul 17, 2019Observed: 4.55 ft at 5:15PM Jul 17, 2019Observed: 4.61 ft at 5:40PM Jul 17, 2019Observed: 4.71 ft at 5:35AM Jul 18, 2019Observed: 4.47 ft at 11:30AM Jul 18, 2019Observed: 4.45 ft at 5:30PM Jul 18, 2019Observed: 4.61 ft at 11:25PM Jul 18, 2019Observed: 4.67 ft at 5:25AM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 4.57 ft at 11:20AM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 4.55 ft at 5:10AM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 4.57 ft at 11:10AM Jul 20, 2019BMPN7(plotting HGIRR) Graph Created (5:50PM Jul 20, 2019)ObservedLatest observed value: 4.57 ft at 11:10 AM EDT 20-Jul-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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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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