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Little Tennessee River near Otto Stage (ft)Observed: 2.34 ft at 1:00AM Jul 18, 2021Observed: 2.34 ft at 1:05AM Jul 18, 2021Observed: 2.34 ft at 7:00AM Jul 18, 2021Observed: 2.34 ft at 7:05AM Jul 18, 2021Observed: 2.34 ft at 1:00PM Jul 18, 2021Observed: 2.34 ft at 1:05PM Jul 18, 2021Observed: 2.56 ft at 5:15PM Jul 18, 2021Observed: 2.56 ft at 5:20PM Jul 18, 2021Observed: 2.66 ft at 5:45PM Jul 18, 2021Observed: 2.66 ft at 5:50PM Jul 18, 2021Observed: 2.78 ft at 6:30PM Jul 18, 2021Observed: 2.78 ft at 7:00PM Jul 18, 2021Observed: 2.68 ft at 10:55PM Jul 18, 2021Observed: 2.6 ft at 1:00AM Jul 19, 2021Observed: 2.6 ft at 1:05AM Jul 19, 2021Observed: 2.5 ft at 4:50AM Jul 19, 2021Observed: 2.5 ft at 4:55AM Jul 19, 2021Observed: 2.48 ft at 7:00AM Jul 19, 2021Observed: 2.48 ft at 7:05AM Jul 19, 2021Observed: 2.48 ft at 7:10AM Jul 19, 2021Observed: 2.46 ft at 1:00PM Jul 19, 2021Observed: 2.56 ft at 2:55PM Jul 19, 2021Observed: 2.66 ft at 3:20PM Jul 19, 2021Observed: 2.88 ft at 6:00PM Jul 19, 2021Observed: 2.98 ft at 6:15PM Jul 19, 2021Observed: 2.98 ft at 6:20PM Jul 19, 2021Highest Observation: 3 ft at 7:00PM Jul 19, 2021Highest Observation: 3 ft at 7:05PM Jul 19, 2021Observed: 2.9 ft at 8:20PM Jul 19, 2021Observed: 2.8 ft at 9:40PM Jul 19, 2021Observed: 2.7 ft at 11:55PM Jul 19, 2021Observed: 2.68 ft at 1:00AM Jul 20, 2021Observed: 2.68 ft at 1:05AM Jul 20, 2021Observed: 2.58 ft at 4:40AM Jul 20, 2021Observed: 2.56 ft at 7:00AM Jul 20, 2021Observed: 2.56 ft at 7:05AM Jul 20, 2021Observed: 2.52 ft at 1:00PM Jul 20, 2021Observed: 2.52 ft at 1:05PM Jul 20, 2021Observed: 2.48 ft at 7:00PM Jul 20, 2021Observed: 2.48 ft at 7:05PM Jul 20, 2021Observed: 2.46 ft at 1:00AM Jul 21, 2021Observed: 2.46 ft at 1:05AM Jul 21, 2021Observed: 2.44 ft at 7:00AM Jul 21, 2021Observed: 2.44 ft at 7:05AM Jul 21, 2021Observed: 2.46 ft at 1:00PM Jul 21, 2021Observed: 2.46 ft at 1:05PM Jul 21, 2021Observed: 2.42 ft at 7:00PM Jul 21, 2021Observed: 2.42 ft at 7:05PM Jul 21, 2021Observed: 2.42 ft at 7:10PM Jul 21, 2021Observed: 2.42 ft at 1:00AM Jul 22, 2021Observed: 2.42 ft at 1:00PM Jul 22, 2021Observed: 2.42 ft at 1:05PM Jul 22, 2021Observed: 2.42 ft at 1:10PM Jul 22, 2021Observed: 2.42 ft at 1:15PM Jul 22, 2021Observed: 2.4 ft at 7:00PM Jul 22, 2021Observed: 2.4 ft at 7:05PM Jul 22, 2021Observed: 2.38 ft at 1:00AM Jul 23, 2021Observed: 2.38 ft at 1:05AM Jul 23, 2021Observed: 2.4 ft at 7:00AM Jul 23, 2021Observed: 2.4 ft at 7:05AM Jul 23, 2021Observed: 2.4 ft at 1:00PM Jul 23, 2021Observed: 2.4 ft at 1:05PM Jul 23, 2021Observed: 2.38 ft at 7:00PM Jul 23, 2021Observed: 2.38 ft at 7:05PM Jul 23, 2021Observed: 2.38 ft at 1:00AM Jul 24, 2021Observed: 2.38 ft at 1:05AM Jul 24, 2021Observed: 2.38 ft at 1:10AM Jul 24, 2021Observed: 2.38 ft at 7:00AM Jul 24, 2021Observed: 2.38 ft at 7:05AM Jul 24, 2021Observed: 2.4 ft at 1:00PM Jul 24, 2021Observed: 2.4 ft at 1:05PM Jul 24, 2021Observed: 2.38 ft at 7:00PM Jul 24, 2021Observed: 2.38 ft at 7:05PM Jul 24, 2021Observed: 2.38 ft at 1:00AM Jul 25, 2021Observed: 2.38 ft at 1:05AM Jul 25, 2021Observed: 2.38 ft at 7:00AM Jul 25, 2021Observed: 2.38 ft at 7:05AM Jul 25, 2021Observed: 2.38 ft at 1:00PM Jul 25, 2021Observed: 2.38 ft at 1:05PM Jul 25, 2021Observed: 2.38 ft at 7:00PM Jul 25, 2021Observed: 2.38 ft at 7:05PM Jul 25, 2021Observed: 2.48 ft at 8:25PM Jul 25, 2021Observed: 2.38 ft at 1:00AM Jul 26, 2021Observed: 2.38 ft at 1:05AM Jul 26, 2021Observed: 2.38 ft at 7:00AM Jul 26, 2021Observed: 2.42 ft at 1:00PM Jul 26, 2021Observed: 2.42 ft at 1:05PM Jul 26, 2021Observed: 2.52 ft at 1:55PM Jul 26, 2021Observed: 2.42 ft at 3:30PM Jul 26, 2021Observed: 2.42 ft at 3:35PM Jul 26, 2021Observed: 2.4 ft at 7:00PM Jul 26, 2021Observed: 2.4 ft at 7:05PM Jul 26, 2021NTNN7(plotting HGIRR) Graph Created (10:36PM Jul 26, 2021)ObservedLatest observed value: 2.4 ft at 7:05 PM EDT 26-Jul-2021. 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) 12.26 ft on 02/11/2018
(3) 15.00 ft on 02/11/2018 (P)
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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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