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Little Tennessee River near Otto Stage (ft)Observed: 1.12 ft at 1:20AM Oct 08, 2019Observed: 1.12 ft at 7:20AM Oct 08, 2019Observed: 1.1 ft at 1:20PM Oct 08, 2019Observed: 1.14 ft at 7:20PM Oct 08, 2019Observed: 1.12 ft at 7:20AM Oct 09, 2019Observed: 1.1 ft at 1:20PM Oct 09, 2019Observed: 1.08 ft at 1:20AM Oct 10, 2019Observed: 1.08 ft at 7:20AM Oct 10, 2019Observed: 1.1 ft at 1:20PM Oct 10, 2019Observed: 1.08 ft at 7:20PM Oct 10, 2019Observed: 1.08 ft at 1:20AM Oct 11, 2019Observed: 1.08 ft at 7:20AM Oct 11, 2019Observed: 1.08 ft at 1:20PM Oct 11, 2019Observed: 1.06 ft at 7:20PM Oct 11, 2019Observed: 1.06 ft at 1:20AM Oct 12, 2019Observed: 1.06 ft at 7:20AM Oct 12, 2019Observed: 1.08 ft at 1:20PM Oct 12, 2019Observed: 1.06 ft at 7:20PM Oct 12, 2019Observed: 1.06 ft at 1:20AM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 1.08 ft at 7:20AM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 1.08 ft at 1:20PM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 1.06 ft at 7:20PM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 1.06 ft at 1:20AM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 1.06 ft at 7:20AM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 1.06 ft at 7:20PM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 1.06 ft at 1:20AM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 1.06 ft at 7:20AM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 1.06 ft at 1:20PM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 1.06 ft at 7:20PM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 1.04 ft at 1:20AM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 1.08 ft at 7:20AM Oct 16, 2019Highest Observation: 1.18 ft at 9:35AM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 1.16 ft at 1:20PM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 1.14 ft at 7:20PM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 1.12 ft at 1:20AM Oct 17, 2019Observed: 1.1 ft at 7:20AM Oct 17, 2019Observed: 1.08 ft at 1:20PM Oct 17, 2019NTNN7(plotting HGIRR) Graph Created (7:05PM Oct 17, 2019)ObservedLatest observed value: 1.08 ft at 1:20 PM EDT 17-Oct-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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