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Richland Creek (NC) at Waynesville Stage (ft)Observed: 1.42 ft at 1:40AM May 17, 2019Observed: 1.42 ft at 7:40AM May 17, 2019Observed: 1.54 ft at 8:15AM May 17, 2019Observed: 1.66 ft at 8:30AM May 17, 2019Observed: 1.8 ft at 9:10AM May 17, 2019Observed: 1.9 ft at 9:20AM May 17, 2019Observed: 2 ft at 9:25AM May 17, 2019Highest Observation: 2.1 ft at 9:40AM May 17, 2019Observed: 2 ft at 10:00AM May 17, 2019Observed: 1.9 ft at 10:10AM May 17, 2019Observed: 1.76 ft at 10:35AM May 17, 2019Observed: 1.66 ft at 11:00AM May 17, 2019Observed: 1.54 ft at 12:00PM May 17, 2019Observed: 1.5 ft at 1:40PM May 17, 2019Observed: 1.38 ft at 5:40PM May 17, 2019Observed: 1.4 ft at 7:40PM May 17, 2019Observed: 1.42 ft at 1:40AM May 18, 2019Observed: 1.36 ft at 7:40AM May 18, 2019Observed: 1.34 ft at 1:40PM May 18, 2019Observed: 1.3 ft at 7:40PM May 18, 2019Observed: 1.3 ft at 1:40AM May 19, 2019Observed: 1.28 ft at 7:40AM May 19, 2019Observed: 1.26 ft at 1:40PM May 19, 2019Observed: 1.24 ft at 7:40PM May 19, 2019Observed: 1.22 ft at 1:40AM May 20, 2019Observed: 1.22 ft at 7:40AM May 20, 2019Observed: 1.22 ft at 1:40PM May 20, 2019Observed: 1.18 ft at 7:40PM May 20, 2019Observed: 1.18 ft at 1:40AM May 21, 2019Observed: 1.18 ft at 7:40AM May 21, 2019Observed: 1.14 ft at 1:40PM May 21, 2019Observed: 1.1 ft at 7:40PM May 21, 2019Observed: 1.1 ft at 1:40AM May 22, 2019Observed: 1.12 ft at 7:40AM May 22, 2019Observed: 1.1 ft at 1:40PM May 22, 2019Observed: 1.08 ft at 7:40PM May 22, 2019Observed: 1.06 ft at 1:40AM May 23, 2019Observed: 1.06 ft at 7:40AM May 23, 2019Observed: 1.06 ft at 1:40PM May 23, 2019Observed: 1.04 ft at 7:40PM May 23, 2019Observed: 1.02 ft at 1:40AM May 24, 2019Observed: 1.04 ft at 7:40AM May 24, 2019Observed: 1.02 ft at 1:40PM May 24, 2019Observed: 1 ft at 7:40PM May 24, 2019Observed: 1.02 ft at 1:40AM May 25, 2019Observed: 1.02 ft at 7:40AM May 25, 2019Observed: 1 ft at 1:40PM May 25, 2019Observed: 0.92 ft at 7:40PM May 25, 2019Observed: 0.96 ft at 1:40AM May 26, 2019RLCN7(plotting HGIRR) Graph Created (5:50AM May 26, 2019)ObservedLatest observed value: 0.96 ft at 1:40 AM EDT 26-May-2019. Flood Stage is 6 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts are not available for the Richland Creek (NC) at Waynesville. Only observed stages are available for this point.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 9
Moderate Flood Stage: 7
Flood Stage: 6
Action Stage: 4.5
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 5.74 ft on 12/24/2015
(2) 5.46 ft on 01/15/2013
(3) 5.20 ft on 01/17/2013
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 5.74 ft on 12/24/2015
(2) 5.06 ft on 12/24/2015
(3) 4.56 ft on 12/02/2015
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

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Currently none available.

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10 BUILDINGS BETWEEN THE CREEK AND SULPHUR RD WILL FLOOD.
7 MODERATE FLOODING OF HOMES NEAR RICHLAND CREEK.
6 HOMES BETWEEN KILLIAN STREET AND THE CREEK NEAR BOYD AVE AND THE APPROACHES TO THE BRIDGE WILL BEGIN TO FLOOD.
5.5 WATER WILL APPROACH BUSINESSES NEAR THE CREEK ALONG COMMERCE AND SMATHERS STREET.
4.5 BANKFULL
3 2.5 TO 3.0 IN 3 TO 4 HOURS CAUSED A 3.5 FT RISE ON THE CREEK
2 1.9 TO 2 INCH IN 2 HOURS (WAVN7/C5602) CAUSED A 3 FT RISE
1 1 INCH IN 3 HOURS BASIN AVG CAUSED RICHLAND CREEK TO RISE ONE FT IF SOIL IS DRY. IF WET SOIL RISE WILL BE 2 FT.
0.75 0.75 IN ONE HOUR TOOK CREEK UP 1.5 FT
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Latitude: 35.489167° N, Longitude: 82.999167° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

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