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West Fork Tuckasegee River at Thorpe Dam Pool (ft)Highest Observation: 92.45 ft at 8:00PM Oct 04, 2019Observed: 92.44 ft at 9:00PM Oct 04, 2019Observed: 92.43 ft at 10:00PM Oct 04, 2019Observed: 92.42 ft at 11:00PM Oct 04, 2019Observed: 92.41 ft at 12:00AM Oct 05, 2019Observed: 92.4 ft at 1:00AM Oct 05, 2019Observed: 92.38 ft at 2:00AM Oct 05, 2019Observed: 92.38 ft at 3:00AM Oct 05, 2019Observed: 92.37 ft at 4:00AM Oct 05, 2019Observed: 92.36 ft at 5:00AM Oct 05, 2019Observed: 92.35 ft at 6:00AM Oct 05, 2019Observed: 92.35 ft at 7:00AM Oct 05, 2019Observed: 92.33 ft at 8:00AM Oct 05, 2019Observed: 92.32 ft at 9:00AM Oct 05, 2019Observed: 92.31 ft at 10:00AM Oct 05, 2019Observed: 92.31 ft at 11:00AM Oct 05, 2019Observed: 92.35 ft at 12:00PM Oct 05, 2019Observed: 92.35 ft at 1:00PM Oct 05, 2019Observed: 92.35 ft at 2:00PM Oct 05, 2019Observed: 92.35 ft at 3:00PM Oct 05, 2019Observed: 92.35 ft at 4:00PM Oct 05, 2019Observed: 92.35 ft at 5:00PM Oct 05, 2019Observed: 92.35 ft at 6:00PM Oct 05, 2019Observed: 92.35 ft at 7:00PM Oct 05, 2019Observed: 92.35 ft at 8:00PM Oct 05, 2019Observed: 92.35 ft at 9:00PM Oct 05, 2019Observed: 92.36 ft at 10:00PM Oct 05, 2019Observed: 92.36 ft at 11:00PM Oct 05, 2019Observed: 92.36 ft at 12:00AM Oct 06, 2019Observed: 92.36 ft at 1:00AM Oct 06, 2019Observed: 92.36 ft at 2:00AM Oct 06, 2019Observed: 92.36 ft at 3:00AM Oct 06, 2019Observed: 92.36 ft at 4:00AM Oct 06, 2019Observed: 92.36 ft at 5:00AM Oct 06, 2019Observed: 92.36 ft at 6:00AM Oct 06, 2019Observed: 92.37 ft at 7:00AM Oct 06, 2019Observed: 92.38 ft at 8:00AM Oct 06, 2019Observed: 92.38 ft at 9:00AM Oct 06, 2019Observed: 92.37 ft at 10:00AM Oct 06, 2019Observed: 92.37 ft at 11:00AM Oct 06, 2019Observed: 92.37 ft at 12:00PM Oct 06, 2019Observed: 92.38 ft at 1:00PM Oct 06, 2019Observed: 92.38 ft at 2:00PM Oct 06, 2019Observed: 92.38 ft at 3:00PM Oct 06, 2019Observed: 92.38 ft at 4:00PM Oct 06, 2019Observed: 92.38 ft at 5:00PM Oct 06, 2019Observed: 92.38 ft at 6:00PM Oct 06, 2019Observed: 92.38 ft at 7:00PM Oct 06, 2019Observed: 92.38 ft at 8:00PM Oct 06, 2019Observed: 92.32 ft at 9:00PM Oct 06, 2019Observed: 92.32 ft at 10:00PM Oct 06, 2019Observed: 92.31 ft at 11:00PM Oct 06, 2019Observed: 92.3 ft at 12:00AM Oct 07, 2019Observed: 92.3 ft at 1:00AM Oct 07, 2019Observed: 92.28 ft at 2:00AM Oct 07, 2019Observed: 92.28 ft at 3:00AM Oct 07, 2019Observed: 92.27 ft at 4:00AM Oct 07, 2019Observed: 92.25 ft at 5:00AM Oct 07, 2019Observed: 92.24 ft at 6:00AM Oct 07, 2019Observed: 92.23 ft at 7:00AM Oct 07, 2019Observed: 92.23 ft at 8:00AM Oct 07, 2019Observed: 92.22 ft at 9:00AM Oct 07, 2019Observed: 92.25 ft at 12:00PM Oct 07, 2019Observed: 92.26 ft at 1:00PM Oct 07, 2019Observed: 92.25 ft at 2:00PM Oct 07, 2019Observed: 92.26 ft at 3:00PM Oct 07, 2019Observed: 92.26 ft at 4:00PM Oct 07, 2019Observed: 92.27 ft at 5:00PM Oct 07, 2019Observed: 92.26 ft at 6:00PM Oct 07, 2019Observed: 92.26 ft at 7:00PM Oct 07, 2019Observed: 92.26 ft at 8:00PM Oct 07, 2019Observed: 92.27 ft at 9:00PM Oct 07, 2019Observed: 92.27 ft at 10:00PM Oct 07, 2019Observed: 92.26 ft at 11:00PM Oct 07, 2019Observed: 92.27 ft at 12:00AM Oct 08, 2019Observed: 92.28 ft at 1:00AM Oct 08, 2019Observed: 92.28 ft at 2:00AM Oct 08, 2019Observed: 92.28 ft at 3:00AM Oct 08, 2019Observed: 92.28 ft at 4:00AM Oct 08, 2019Observed: 92.28 ft at 5:00AM Oct 08, 2019Observed: 92.28 ft at 6:00AM Oct 08, 2019Observed: 92.28 ft at 7:00AM Oct 08, 2019Observed: 92.28 ft at 8:00AM Oct 08, 2019Observed: 92.28 ft at 9:00AM Oct 08, 2019Observed: 92.28 ft at 10:00AM Oct 08, 2019Observed: 92.29 ft at 11:00AM Oct 08, 2019Observed: 92.29 ft at 12:00PM Oct 08, 2019Observed: 92.3 ft at 1:00PM Oct 08, 2019Observed: 92.29 ft at 2:00PM Oct 08, 2019Observed: 92.32 ft at 3:00PM Oct 08, 2019Observed: 92.32 ft at 4:00PM Oct 08, 2019Observed: 92.32 ft at 5:00PM Oct 08, 2019Observed: 92.32 ft at 6:00PM Oct 08, 2019Observed: 92.33 ft at 7:00PM Oct 08, 2019Observed: 92.33 ft at 8:00PM Oct 08, 2019Observed: 92.33 ft at 9:00PM Oct 08, 2019Observed: 92.33 ft at 10:00PM Oct 08, 2019Observed: 92.34 ft at 11:00PM Oct 08, 2019Observed: 92.33 ft at 12:00AM Oct 09, 2019Observed: 92.33 ft at 1:00AM Oct 09, 2019Observed: 92.34 ft at 2:00AM Oct 09, 2019Observed: 92.35 ft at 3:00AM Oct 09, 2019Observed: 92.35 ft at 4:00AM Oct 09, 2019Observed: 92.35 ft at 5:00AM Oct 09, 2019Observed: 92.35 ft at 6:00AM Oct 09, 2019Observed: 92.35 ft at 7:00AM Oct 09, 2019Observed: 92.35 ft at 8:00AM Oct 09, 2019Observed: 92.35 ft at 9:00AM Oct 09, 2019Observed: 92.35 ft at 10:00AM Oct 09, 2019Observed: 92.35 ft at 11:00AM Oct 09, 2019Observed: 92.35 ft at 12:00PM Oct 09, 2019Observed: 92.36 ft at 1:00PM Oct 09, 2019Observed: 92.36 ft at 2:00PM Oct 09, 2019Observed: 92.36 ft at 3:00PM Oct 09, 2019Observed: 92.37 ft at 4:00PM Oct 09, 2019Observed: 92.37 ft at 5:00PM Oct 09, 2019Observed: 92.37 ft at 6:00PM Oct 09, 2019Observed: 92.36 ft at 7:00PM Oct 09, 2019Observed: 92.36 ft at 8:00PM Oct 09, 2019Observed: 92.36 ft at 9:00PM Oct 09, 2019Observed: 92.37 ft at 10:00PM Oct 09, 2019Observed: 92.37 ft at 11:00PM Oct 09, 2019Observed: 92.37 ft at 12:00AM Oct 10, 2019Observed: 92.37 ft at 1:00AM Oct 10, 2019Observed: 92.38 ft at 2:00AM Oct 10, 2019Observed: 92.38 ft at 3:00AM Oct 10, 2019Observed: 92.38 ft at 4:00AM Oct 10, 2019Observed: 92.38 ft at 5:00AM Oct 10, 2019Observed: 92.38 ft at 6:00AM Oct 10, 2019Observed: 92.38 ft at 7:00AM Oct 10, 2019Observed: 92.38 ft at 8:00AM Oct 10, 2019Observed: 92.38 ft at 9:00AM Oct 10, 2019Observed: 92.38 ft at 10:00AM Oct 10, 2019Observed: 92.38 ft at 11:00AM Oct 10, 2019Observed: 92.38 ft at 12:00PM Oct 10, 2019Observed: 92.38 ft at 1:00PM Oct 10, 2019Observed: 92.38 ft at 2:00PM Oct 10, 2019Observed: 92.38 ft at 3:00PM Oct 10, 2019Observed: 92.38 ft at 4:00PM Oct 10, 2019Observed: 92.38 ft at 5:00PM Oct 10, 2019Observed: 92.39 ft at 6:00PM Oct 10, 2019Observed: 92.39 ft at 7:00PM Oct 10, 2019Observed: 92.39 ft at 8:00PM Oct 10, 2019Observed: 92.39 ft at 9:00PM Oct 10, 2019Observed: 92.39 ft at 10:00PM Oct 10, 2019Observed: 92.39 ft at 11:00PM Oct 10, 2019Observed: 92.39 ft at 12:00AM Oct 11, 2019Observed: 92.39 ft at 1:00AM Oct 11, 2019Observed: 92.39 ft at 2:00AM Oct 11, 2019Observed: 92.39 ft at 3:00AM Oct 11, 2019Observed: 92.39 ft at 4:00AM Oct 11, 2019Observed: 92.39 ft at 5:00AM Oct 11, 2019Observed: 92.39 ft at 6:00AM Oct 11, 2019Observed: 92.4 ft at 7:00AM Oct 11, 2019Observed: 92.4 ft at 8:00AM Oct 11, 2019Observed: 92.4 ft at 9:00AM Oct 11, 2019Observed: 92.4 ft at 10:00AM Oct 11, 2019Observed: 92.4 ft at 11:00AM Oct 11, 2019Observed: 92.4 ft at 12:00PM Oct 11, 2019Observed: 92.4 ft at 1:00PM Oct 11, 2019Observed: 92.41 ft at 2:00PM Oct 11, 2019Observed: 92.4 ft at 3:00PM Oct 11, 2019Observed: 92.41 ft at 4:00PM Oct 11, 2019Observed: 92.35 ft at 5:00PM Oct 11, 2019Observed: 92.34 ft at 6:00PM Oct 11, 2019Observed: 92.33 ft at 7:00PM Oct 11, 2019Observed: 92.32 ft at 8:00PM Oct 11, 2019Observed: 92.31 ft at 9:00PM Oct 11, 2019Observed: 92.31 ft at 10:00PM Oct 11, 2019Observed: 92.29 ft at 11:00PM Oct 11, 2019Observed: 92.28 ft at 12:00AM Oct 12, 2019Observed: 92.28 ft at 1:00AM Oct 12, 2019Observed: 92.26 ft at 2:00AM Oct 12, 2019Observed: 92.25 ft at 3:00AM Oct 12, 2019Observed: 92.23 ft at 4:00AM Oct 12, 2019Observed: 92.23 ft at 5:00AM Oct 12, 2019Observed: 92.23 ft at 6:00AM Oct 12, 2019Observed: 92.22 ft at 7:00AM Oct 12, 2019Observed: 92.21 ft at 8:00AM Oct 12, 2019Observed: 92.18 ft at 9:00AM Oct 12, 2019Observed: 92.22 ft at 10:00AM Oct 12, 2019Observed: 92.23 ft at 11:00AM Oct 12, 2019Observed: 92.23 ft at 12:00PM Oct 12, 2019Observed: 92.23 ft at 1:00PM Oct 12, 2019Observed: 92.23 ft at 2:00PM Oct 12, 2019Observed: 92.23 ft at 3:00PM Oct 12, 2019Observed: 92.23 ft at 4:00PM Oct 12, 2019Observed: 92.23 ft at 5:00PM Oct 12, 2019Observed: 92.23 ft at 6:00PM Oct 12, 2019Observed: 92.23 ft at 7:00PM Oct 12, 2019Observed: 92.24 ft at 8:00PM Oct 12, 2019Observed: 92.24 ft at 9:00PM Oct 12, 2019Observed: 92.23 ft at 10:00PM Oct 12, 2019Observed: 92.23 ft at 11:00PM Oct 12, 2019Observed: 92.23 ft at 12:00AM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 92.24 ft at 1:00AM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 92.23 ft at 2:00AM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 92.25 ft at 3:00AM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 92.24 ft at 4:00AM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 92.25 ft at 5:00AM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 92.25 ft at 6:00AM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 92.24 ft at 7:00AM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 92.25 ft at 8:00AM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 92.25 ft at 9:00AM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 92.25 ft at 10:00AM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 92.25 ft at 11:00AM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 92.25 ft at 12:00PM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 92.25 ft at 1:00PM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 92.25 ft at 2:00PM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 92.25 ft at 3:00PM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 92.25 ft at 4:00PM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 92.21 ft at 5:00PM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 92.2 ft at 6:00PM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 92.18 ft at 7:00PM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 92.17 ft at 8:00PM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 92.21 ft at 9:00PM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 92.22 ft at 10:00PM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 92.22 ft at 11:00PM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 92.22 ft at 12:00AM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 92.22 ft at 1:00AM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 92.21 ft at 2:00AM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 92.22 ft at 3:00AM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 92.22 ft at 4:00AM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 92.22 ft at 5:00AM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 92.22 ft at 6:00AM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 92.22 ft at 7:00AM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 92.22 ft at 8:00AM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 92.22 ft at 9:00AM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 92.23 ft at 10:00AM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 92.23 ft at 11:00AM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 92.22 ft at 12:00PM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 92.23 ft at 1:00PM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 92.18 ft at 2:00PM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 92.16 ft at 3:00PM Oct 14, 2019USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesTHPN7(plotting HPIRZ) Graph Created (4:20PM Oct 14, 2019)ObservedLatest observed value: 92.16 ft at 3:00 PM EDT 14-Oct-2019. Flood Stage is 102.5 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts are not available for the West Fork Tuckasegee River at Thorpe Dam. Only observed stages are available for this point.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 110
Moderate Flood Stage: 105
Flood Stage: 102.5
Action Stage: 100
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 96.87 ft on 04/21/2005
(2) 95.17 ft on 03/12/2011

(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 95.17 ft on 03/12/2011
(2) 96.87 ft on 04/21/2005

(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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6000 A DISCHARGE OF 6000 CFS WILL CAUSE LOW LYING AREAS BETWEEN GLENVILLE AND TUCKASEGEE DAM, ALONG HIGHWAY 107 AND CULLOWHEE FORES ROAD TO FLOOD. FLS NEEDED
5000 DISCHARGE OF 5000 - PARTS OF RIVER ROAD IN JACKSON COUNTY WILL BE CLOSED. FLS NEEDED
110 MAJOR FLOODING BEGINS. HOMES AND BRIDGES DOWNSTREAM OF THE DAM MAY BE AFFECTED. DANGEROUS FOR WHITEWATER RAFTING AND OTHER WATER ENTHUSIASTS.
105 MODERATE FLOODING ALONG SHORELINE AND DOWNSTREAM OF THE DAM. WHITEWATER RAFTING OPERATIONS DEFINITELY IMPACTED.
102 MINOR FLOODING OF DOCKS, WITH POSIBLE ADVERSE IMPACT ON WHITEWATER RAFTING OPERATIONS.
100 FULL POOL. FLOODING ALONG SHORELINE AND DOWNSTREAM OF THE DAM WILL BEGIN.
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Latitude: 35.196667° N, Longitude: 83.152778° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 102.5 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
Elevation
(gauge height = flood stage)
Elevation information source
NAVD88 Not Available Not Available Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
Other 3391.2 ft 3491.2 ft  

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