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N Fork Catawba River at Highway 221 Stage (ft)Observed: 3.79 ft at 3:55PM Sep 15, 2018Observed: 3.78 ft at 9:55PM Sep 15, 2018Observed: 3.79 ft at 3:55AM Sep 16, 2018Observed: 3.99 ft at 7:20AM Sep 16, 2018Observed: 4.19 ft at 8:50AM Sep 16, 2018Observed: 4.39 ft at 9:45AM Sep 16, 2018Observed: 5.02 ft at 12:15PM Sep 16, 2018Observed: 5.22 ft at 12:45PM Sep 16, 2018Observed: 5.46 ft at 1:25PM Sep 16, 2018Observed: 5.68 ft at 1:50PM Sep 16, 2018Observed: 6.11 ft at 2:40PM Sep 16, 2018Observed: 6.38 ft at 3:00PM Sep 16, 2018Observed: 7.13 ft at 4:10PM Sep 16, 2018Observed: 7.36 ft at 4:20PM Sep 16, 2018Observed: 7.59 ft at 4:45PM Sep 16, 2018Observed: 7.82 ft at 5:05PM Sep 16, 2018Observed: 7.77 ft at 5:10PM Sep 16, 2018Observed: 7.91 ft at 5:35PM Sep 16, 2018Observed: 8.16 ft at 5:45PM Sep 16, 2018Observed: 8.07 ft at 5:50PM Sep 16, 2018Observed: 8.09 ft at 6:05PM Sep 16, 2018Observed: 8.05 ft at 7:20PM Sep 16, 2018Observed: 8.37 ft at 7:25PM Sep 16, 2018Observed: 8.08 ft at 7:30PM Sep 16, 2018Observed: 8.08 ft at 8:00PM Sep 16, 2018Observed: 8.29 ft at 8:10PM Sep 16, 2018Observed: 8.02 ft at 8:15PM Sep 16, 2018Observed: 8.06 ft at 8:20PM Sep 16, 2018Observed: 8.4 ft at 8:35PM Sep 16, 2018Observed: 8.13 ft at 8:40PM Sep 16, 2018Observed: 8.36 ft at 9:25PM Sep 16, 2018Observed: 8.13 ft at 9:30PM Sep 16, 2018Observed: 8.04 ft at 9:40PM Sep 16, 2018Observed: 8.05 ft at 9:50PM Sep 16, 2018Observed: 8.11 ft at 9:55PM Sep 16, 2018Observed: 8.17 ft at 10:00PM Sep 16, 2018Observed: 8.08 ft at 10:05PM Sep 16, 2018Observed: 8.15 ft at 10:10PM Sep 16, 2018Observed: 8.64 ft at 10:15PM Sep 16, 2018Observed: 8.15 ft at 10:25PM Sep 16, 2018Observed: 5.83 ft at 10:30PM Sep 16, 2018Observed: 8.38 ft at 10:45PM Sep 16, 2018Observed: 8.6 ft at 10:50PM Sep 16, 2018Highest Observation: 8.71 ft at 11:20PM Sep 16, 2018Observed: 8.62 ft at 11:35PM Sep 16, 2018Observed: 8.58 ft at 11:45PM Sep 16, 2018Observed: 8.5 ft at 11:50PM Sep 16, 2018Observed: 8.55 ft at 11:55PM Sep 16, 2018Observed: 8.55 ft at 12:05AM Sep 17, 2018Observed: 8.31 ft at 12:55AM Sep 17, 2018Observed: 8.56 ft at 1:00AM Sep 17, 2018Observed: 8.45 ft at 1:05AM Sep 17, 2018Observed: 8.23 ft at 1:10AM Sep 17, 2018Observed: 8.47 ft at 1:20AM Sep 17, 2018Observed: 8.44 ft at 1:25AM Sep 17, 2018Observed: 8.08 ft at 1:30AM Sep 17, 2018Observed: 8.32 ft at 1:35AM Sep 17, 2018Observed: 8.1 ft at 2:15AM Sep 17, 2018Observed: 8.18 ft at 2:25AM Sep 17, 2018Observed: 7.88 ft at 2:55AM Sep 17, 2018Observed: 8.08 ft at 3:00AM Sep 17, 2018Observed: 7.87 ft at 3:05AM Sep 17, 2018Observed: 8.07 ft at 3:10AM Sep 17, 2018Observed: 7.77 ft at 3:55AM Sep 17, 2018Observed: 7.59 ft at 4:30AM Sep 17, 2018Observed: 7.36 ft at 5:05AM Sep 17, 2018Observed: 7.57 ft at 5:10AM Sep 17, 2018Observed: 7.34 ft at 5:15AM Sep 17, 2018Observed: 7.13 ft at 6:20AM Sep 17, 2018Observed: 6.88 ft at 7:50AM Sep 17, 2018Observed: 6.67 ft at 9:00AM Sep 17, 2018Observed: 6.6 ft at 9:55AM Sep 17, 2018Observed: 6.39 ft at 10:50AM Sep 17, 2018Observed: 6.18 ft at 12:05PM Sep 17, 2018Observed: 5.97 ft at 1:45PM Sep 17, 2018Observed: 5.76 ft at 3:55PM Sep 17, 2018Observed: 5.55 ft at 5:00PM Sep 17, 2018Observed: 5.54 ft at 8:35PM Sep 17, 2018Observed: 5.47 ft at 9:55PM Sep 17, 2018Observed: 5.26 ft at 12:30AM Sep 18, 2018Observed: 5.14 ft at 3:55AM Sep 18, 2018Observed: 4.93 ft at 9:10AM Sep 18, 2018Observed: 4.91 ft at 9:55AM Sep 18, 2018Observed: 4.77 ft at 3:55PM Sep 18, 2018Observed: 5.01 ft at 9:55PM Sep 18, 2018Observed: 4.59 ft at 3:55AM Sep 19, 2018Observed: 4.52 ft at 9:55AM Sep 19, 2018Observed: 4.44 ft at 3:55PM Sep 19, 2018Observed: 4.34 ft at 3:55AM Sep 20, 2018Observed: 4.25 ft at 3:55PM Sep 20, 2018Observed: 4.23 ft at 9:55PM Sep 20, 2018Observed: 4.2 ft at 3:55AM Sep 21, 2018Observed: 4.17 ft at 9:55AM Sep 21, 2018Observed: 4.14 ft at 3:55PM Sep 21, 2018Observed: 4.12 ft at 9:55PM Sep 21, 2018Observed: 4.43 ft at 3:55AM Sep 22, 2018Observed: 4.1 ft at 9:55AM Sep 22, 2018Observed: 4.06 ft at 3:55PM Sep 22, 2018Observed: 4.05 ft at 3:55AM Sep 23, 2018Observed: 4.04 ft at 9:55AM Sep 23, 2018Observed: 4.01 ft at 3:55PM Sep 23, 2018Observed: 4.14 ft at 9:55PM Sep 23, 2018Observed: 4.35 ft at 11:05PM Sep 23, 2018Observed: 4.55 ft at 11:20PM Sep 23, 2018Observed: 4.75 ft at 11:30PM Sep 23, 2018Observed: 4.95 ft at 11:40PM Sep 23, 2018Observed: 5.16 ft at 11:50PM Sep 23, 2018Observed: 5.39 ft at 11:55PM Sep 23, 2018Observed: 5.63 ft at 12:00AM Sep 24, 2018Observed: 5.85 ft at 12:10AM Sep 24, 2018Observed: 6.05 ft at 12:20AM Sep 24, 2018Observed: 5.82 ft at 1:20AM Sep 24, 2018Observed: 5.61 ft at 1:55AM Sep 24, 2018Observed: 5.4 ft at 2:40AM Sep 24, 2018NFKN7(plotting HGIRR) Graph Created (4:05AM Sep 24, 2018)ObservedLatest observed value: 5.4 ft at 2:40 AM EDT 24-Sep-2018. Flood Stage is 8 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts are not available for the N Fork Catawba River at Highway 221. Only observed stages are available for this point.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 12
Moderate Flood Stage: 10
Flood Stage: 8
Action Stage: 7
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 7.90 ft on 02/07/2013
(2) 7.70 ft on 03/06/2011 (P)
(3) 7.44 ft on 05/05/2013
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 6.22 ft on 02/03/2016
(2) 6.12 ft on 12/24/2015
(3) 6.70 ft on 12/04/2015
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

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Currently none available.

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9 Minor Flood Stage. The North Fork Catawba River is flooding the Mountain Paradise Campground, requiring evacuations.
8.5 Action Stage continues. The North Fork Catawba River is beginning to overtop the rock wall at the Mountain Paradise Campground.
8 Action Stage. The North Fork Catawba River is beginning to approach the Mountain Paradise Campground.
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Latitude: 35.875556° N, Longitude: 81.942500° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

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