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Little Tennessee River near Otto Stage (ft)Observed: 1.34 ft at 1:10AM Sep 22, 2020Observed: 1.32 ft at 1:10PM Sep 22, 2020Observed: 1.32 ft at 1:10AM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 1.32 ft at 7:10AM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 1.32 ft at 1:10PM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 1.3 ft at 7:10PM Sep 23, 2020Observed: 1.3 ft at 1:10AM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 1.3 ft at 7:10AM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 1.32 ft at 1:10PM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 1.34 ft at 7:10PM Sep 24, 2020Observed: 1.38 ft at 1:10AM Sep 25, 2020Observed: 1.48 ft at 2:00AM Sep 25, 2020Observed: 1.58 ft at 3:05AM Sep 25, 2020Observed: 1.68 ft at 4:00AM Sep 25, 2020Observed: 1.78 ft at 5:20AM Sep 25, 2020Observed: 1.74 ft at 7:10AM Sep 25, 2020Observed: 1.64 ft at 10:45AM Sep 25, 2020Observed: 1.48 ft at 7:10PM Sep 25, 2020Observed: 1.42 ft at 1:10AM Sep 26, 2020Observed: 1.4 ft at 7:10AM Sep 26, 2020Observed: 1.38 ft at 1:10PM Sep 26, 2020Observed: 1.36 ft at 7:10PM Sep 26, 2020Observed: 1.34 ft at 1:10PM Sep 27, 2020Observed: 1.32 ft at 1:10AM Sep 28, 2020Observed: 1.34 ft at 7:10AM Sep 28, 2020Observed: 1.32 ft at 1:10PM Sep 28, 2020Observed: 1.3 ft at 1:10AM Sep 29, 2020Observed: 1.3 ft at 7:10AM Sep 29, 2020Observed: 1.78 ft at 10:10AM Sep 29, 2020Observed: 1.9 ft at 10:15AM Sep 29, 2020Observed: 1.9 ft at 10:20AM Sep 29, 2020Observed: 2 ft at 10:35AM Sep 29, 2020Observed: 2.24 ft at 10:40AM Sep 29, 2020Observed: 2.5 ft at 10:45AM Sep 29, 2020Observed: 2.8 ft at 10:50AM Sep 29, 2020Highest Observation: 2.9 ft at 10:55AM Sep 29, 2020Observed: 2.78 ft at 11:10AM Sep 29, 2020Observed: 2.66 ft at 11:15AM Sep 29, 2020Observed: 2.54 ft at 11:20AM Sep 29, 2020Observed: 2.42 ft at 11:25AM Sep 29, 2020Observed: 2.28 ft at 11:35AM Sep 29, 2020Observed: 2.18 ft at 11:50AM Sep 29, 2020Observed: 2.08 ft at 12:15PM Sep 29, 2020Observed: 2.08 ft at 12:20PM Sep 29, 2020Observed: 1.98 ft at 1:10PM Sep 29, 2020Observed: 1.88 ft at 2:15PM Sep 29, 2020Observed: 1.78 ft at 3:10PM Sep 29, 2020Observed: 1.78 ft at 3:15PM Sep 29, 2020Observed: 1.68 ft at 5:05PM Sep 29, 2020Observed: 1.64 ft at 7:10PM Sep 29, 2020Observed: 1.54 ft at 12:15AM Sep 30, 2020Observed: 1.54 ft at 1:10AM Sep 30, 2020Observed: 1.5 ft at 7:10AM Sep 30, 2020Observed: 1.48 ft at 1:10PM Sep 30, 2020Observed: 1.44 ft at 7:10PM Sep 30, 2020Observed: 1.42 ft at 7:10AM Oct 01, 2020Observed: 1.4 ft at 1:10PM Oct 01, 2020NTNN7(plotting HGIRR) Graph Created (7:06PM Oct 1, 2020)ObservedLatest observed value: 1.4 ft at 1:10 PM EDT 1-Oct-2020. 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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