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Little Tennessee River near Otto Stage (ft)Highest Observation: 1.4 ft at 1:20AM May 15, 2019Observed: 1.38 ft at 1:20PM May 15, 2019Observed: 1.38 ft at 7:20PM May 15, 2019Observed: 1.38 ft at 1:20AM May 16, 2019Observed: 1.38 ft at 7:20AM May 16, 2019Observed: 1.38 ft at 1:20PM May 16, 2019Observed: 1.36 ft at 7:20PM May 16, 2019Observed: 1.36 ft at 1:20AM May 17, 2019Observed: 1.36 ft at 1:20PM May 17, 2019Observed: 1.34 ft at 7:20PM May 17, 2019Observed: 1.34 ft at 1:20AM May 18, 2019Observed: 1.34 ft at 7:20AM May 18, 2019Observed: 1.34 ft at 1:20PM May 18, 2019Observed: 1.32 ft at 7:20PM May 18, 2019Observed: 1.32 ft at 1:20AM May 19, 2019Observed: 1.32 ft at 1:20PM May 19, 2019Observed: 1.32 ft at 7:20PM May 19, 2019Observed: 1.32 ft at 1:20AM May 20, 2019Observed: 1.32 ft at 7:20AM May 20, 2019Observed: 1.34 ft at 1:20PM May 20, 2019Observed: 1.3 ft at 7:20PM May 20, 2019Observed: 1.3 ft at 1:20AM May 21, 2019Observed: 1.3 ft at 7:20AM May 21, 2019Observed: 1.3 ft at 1:20PM May 21, 2019Highest Observation: 1.4 ft at 2:50PM May 21, 2019Observed: 1.3 ft at 5:10PM May 21, 2019Observed: 1.28 ft at 7:20PM May 21, 2019Observed: 1.28 ft at 1:20AM May 22, 2019Observed: 1.3 ft at 7:20AM May 22, 2019Observed: 1.3 ft at 1:20PM May 22, 2019Observed: 1.26 ft at 7:20PM May 22, 2019Observed: 1.28 ft at 7:20AM May 23, 2019Observed: 1.28 ft at 1:20PM May 23, 2019Observed: 1.26 ft at 7:20PM May 23, 2019Observed: 1.26 ft at 1:20AM May 24, 2019Observed: 1.26 ft at 7:20AM May 24, 2019Observed: 1.26 ft at 1:20PM May 24, 2019NTNN7(plotting HGIRR) Graph Created (7:05PM May 24, 2019)ObservedLatest observed value: 1.26 ft at 1:20 PM EDT 24-May-2019. Flood Stage is 6.5 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts are not available for the Little Tennessee River near Otto. Only observed stages are available for this point.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 25
Moderate Flood Stage: 21
Flood Stage: 17
Action Stage: 11
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 18.14 ft on 09/22/2009
(2) 15.00 ft on 02/11/2018 (P)
(3) 13.70 ft on 12/29/2015
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 12.94 ft on 05/31/2018
(2) 15.00 ft on 02/11/2018 (P)
(3) 12.26 ft on 02/11/2018
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.

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17 RIVERSIDE ROAD WILL BE FLOODED.
15 PARK NEAR THE RIVER GAGE WILL BE FLOODED.
11.6 11.6 CREST RESULTED IN CREST AT PRTN7 OF 8.29 FT
11 RIVER FLOODS FARM FIELDS NEAR THE RIVER.
6 6 INCHES OF RAIN IN 6 HOURS WILL CAUSED URBAN FLOODING IN WESTERN MACON COUNTY...WEST OLD MURPHY ROAD AND MIDDLE CREEK RD FLOODED.
3.5 3.5 INCHES IN 7 HRS WILL CAUSE CREEK TO RISE AROUND 10 FT (1.44 TO 13 FT).
2.75 2.75 TO 3.50 INCHES IN 12 HOUR PERIOD CAUSED THE LITTLE TENNESSEE RIVER AT PRENTISS TO RISE TO 4 TO 5.3 FT AND CARTOOGECHAYE CREEK ROSE TO 5.5 FT AT FRANKLIN. GAGE HERE ROSE TO 11 FT.
2.65 2.65 INCH IN 4 HOURS CAUSED STREAM TO RISE 11 FT
2 GENERAL RAIN OF 2 INCH IN 6 HOUR WILL CAUSE A 3.5 TO 4 FT RISE HERE. AND WILL TAKE RIVER UP 2.5 FT AT PRENTISS- PRTN7.
1.5 1.5 INCH IN 3 HR CAUSED A 2.5- 3.0 FT RISE HERE
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Latitude: 35.057778° N, Longitude: 83.385833° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

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NWS stage 0 ft 17 ft  
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