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Richland Creek (NC) at Waynesville Stage (ft)Highest Observation: 1.04 ft at 1:35AM Apr 14, 2021Observed: 1.02 ft at 7:35AM Apr 14, 2021Observed: 1 ft at 1:35PM Apr 14, 2021Observed: 1.02 ft at 1:35AM Apr 15, 2021Observed: 0.98 ft at 7:35AM Apr 15, 2021Observed: 0.98 ft at 1:35PM Apr 15, 2021Observed: 0.98 ft at 7:35PM Apr 15, 2021Observed: 0.98 ft at 7:35AM Apr 16, 2021Observed: 0.94 ft at 1:35PM Apr 16, 2021Observed: 0.94 ft at 7:35PM Apr 16, 2021Observed: 0.94 ft at 1:35AM Apr 17, 2021Observed: 0.92 ft at 7:35AM Apr 17, 2021Observed: 0.92 ft at 1:35PM Apr 17, 2021Observed: 0.9 ft at 7:35PM Apr 17, 2021Observed: 0.9 ft at 1:35AM Apr 18, 2021Observed: 0.92 ft at 7:35AM Apr 18, 2021Observed: 0.88 ft at 1:35PM Apr 18, 2021Observed: 0.86 ft at 7:35PM Apr 18, 2021Observed: 0.9 ft at 1:35AM Apr 19, 2021Observed: 0.88 ft at 7:35AM Apr 19, 2021Observed: 0.88 ft at 1:35PM Apr 19, 2021Observed: 0.86 ft at 7:35PM Apr 19, 2021Observed: 0.86 ft at 1:35AM Apr 20, 2021Observed: 0.84 ft at 7:35AM Apr 20, 2021Observed: 0.86 ft at 1:35PM Apr 20, 2021Observed: 0.82 ft at 7:35PM Apr 20, 2021Observed: 0.84 ft at 1:35AM Apr 21, 2021Observed: 0.82 ft at 7:35AM Apr 21, 2021Observed: 0.84 ft at 1:35PM Apr 21, 2021Observed: 0.82 ft at 7:35PM Apr 21, 2021Observed: 0.8 ft at 1:35AM Apr 22, 2021Observed: 0.82 ft at 7:35AM Apr 22, 2021RLCN7(plotting HGIRR) Graph Created (11:06PM Apr 22, 2021)ObservedLatest observed value: 0.82 ft at 7:35 AM EDT 22-Apr-2021. 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): -9999

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.

Low Water Records
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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