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Broad River at highway 9 near Chimney Rock Stage (ft)Observed: 2.78 ft at 10:40PM May 10, 2019Observed: 2.79 ft at 6:40AM May 11, 2019Observed: 2.91 ft at 10:35AM May 11, 2019Observed: 3.02 ft at 11:50AM May 11, 2019Observed: 3.13 ft at 12:20PM May 11, 2019Observed: 3.23 ft at 1:15PM May 11, 2019Observed: 3.33 ft at 1:50PM May 11, 2019Highest Observation: 3.38 ft at 2:40PM May 11, 2019Observed: 3.23 ft at 8:10PM May 11, 2019Observed: 3.13 ft at 10:40PM May 11, 2019Observed: 3.03 ft at 1:45AM May 12, 2019Observed: 2.96 ft at 6:40AM May 12, 2019Observed: 2.93 ft at 9:20AM May 12, 2019Observed: 2.85 ft at 2:40PM May 12, 2019Observed: 2.9 ft at 10:40PM May 12, 2019Observed: 2.93 ft at 12:50AM May 13, 2019Observed: 3.03 ft at 2:10AM May 13, 2019Observed: 2.96 ft at 6:40AM May 13, 2019Observed: 2.93 ft at 10:15AM May 13, 2019Observed: 2.83 ft at 12:15PM May 13, 2019Observed: 2.78 ft at 2:40PM May 13, 2019Observed: 2.86 ft at 10:40PM May 13, 2019Observed: 2.85 ft at 6:40AM May 14, 2019Observed: 2.72 ft at 1:00PM May 14, 2019Observed: 2.83 ft at 2:30PM May 14, 2019Observed: 2.72 ft at 3:20PM May 14, 2019Observed: 2.83 ft at 5:05PM May 14, 2019Observed: 2.81 ft at 10:40PM May 14, 2019Observed: 2.83 ft at 6:40AM May 15, 2019Observed: 2.72 ft at 11:20AM May 15, 2019Observed: 2.68 ft at 2:40PM May 15, 2019Observed: 2.68 ft at 2:40PM May 16, 2019Observed: 2.76 ft at 10:40PM May 16, 2019Observed: 2.76 ft at 6:40AM May 17, 2019Observed: 2.66 ft at 2:40PM May 17, 2019Observed: 2.75 ft at 10:40PM May 17, 2019Observed: 2.73 ft at 6:40AM May 18, 2019Observed: 2.62 ft at 11:25AM May 18, 2019Observed: 2.61 ft at 2:40PM May 18, 2019Observed: 2.73 ft at 10:40PM May 18, 2019Observed: 2.74 ft at 6:40AM May 19, 2019Observed: 2.62 ft at 10:45AM May 19, 2019Observed: 2.61 ft at 2:40PM May 19, 2019Observed: 2.7 ft at 10:40PM May 19, 2019Observed: 2.73 ft at 2:50AM May 20, 2019Observed: 2.73 ft at 6:40AM May 20, 2019Observed: 2.62 ft at 10:15AM May 20, 2019LLBN7(plotting HGIRR) Graph Created (2:35PM May 20, 2019)ObservedLatest observed value: 2.62 ft at 10:15 AM EDT 20-May-2019. Flood Stage is 20 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts are not available for the Broad River at highway 9 near Chimney Rock. Only observed stages are available for this point.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 30
Moderate Flood Stage: 25
Flood Stage: 20
Action Stage: 18
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 8.33 ft on 05/05/2013
(2) 6.47 ft on 10/15/2014

(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 6.47 ft on 10/15/2014
(2) 8.33 ft on 05/05/2013

(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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20 AT THIS LEVEL BUSINESS AND HOMES WILL BE FLOODED NEAR THE RIVER.
1.5 GENERAL 1.5 INCH RAIN IN 4 HOUR TOOK RIVER UP TO 4.7 FT (FS 20 FT)
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(1) rocky broad river @hwy 9 looking downstream
(2) rocky broad river @ hwy 9 looking upstream
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Latitude: 35.437500° N, Longitude: 82.241111° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

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