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Tuckasegee River at TUCKASEGEE DAM Pool (ft)Observed: 99.29 ft at 7:00PM Nov 28, 2023Observed: 99.27 ft at 8:00PM Nov 28, 2023Observed: 99.26 ft at 9:00PM Nov 28, 2023Observed: 99.24 ft at 10:00PM Nov 28, 2023Observed: 99.24 ft at 11:00PM Nov 28, 2023Observed: 99.23 ft at 12:00AM Nov 29, 2023Observed: 99.22 ft at 1:00AM Nov 29, 2023Observed: 99.21 ft at 2:00AM Nov 29, 2023Observed: 99.21 ft at 3:00AM Nov 29, 2023Observed: 99.2 ft at 4:00AM Nov 29, 2023Observed: 100.1 ft at 5:00AM Nov 29, 2023Observed: 99.99 ft at 6:00AM Nov 29, 2023Observed: 99.98 ft at 7:00AM Nov 29, 2023Observed: 99.98 ft at 8:00AM Nov 29, 2023Observed: 100.13 ft at 9:00AM Nov 29, 2023Observed: 99.76 ft at 10:00AM Nov 29, 2023Observed: 99.59 ft at 11:00AM Nov 29, 2023Observed: 99.48 ft at 12:00PM Nov 29, 2023Observed: 99.4 ft at 1:00PM Nov 29, 2023Observed: 99.35 ft at 2:00PM Nov 29, 2023Observed: 99.32 ft at 3:00PM Nov 29, 2023Observed: 99.29 ft at 4:00PM Nov 29, 2023Observed: 99.27 ft at 5:00PM Nov 29, 2023Observed: 99.25 ft at 6:00PM Nov 29, 2023Observed: 99.24 ft at 7:00PM Nov 29, 2023Observed: 99.23 ft at 8:00PM Nov 29, 2023Observed: 99.23 ft at 9:00PM Nov 29, 2023Observed: 99.22 ft at 10:00PM Nov 29, 2023Observed: 99.21 ft at 11:00PM Nov 29, 2023Observed: 99.2 ft at 12:00AM Nov 30, 2023Observed: 99.2 ft at 1:00AM Nov 30, 2023Observed: 99.19 ft at 2:00AM Nov 30, 2023Observed: 99.19 ft at 3:00AM Nov 30, 2023Observed: 99.18 ft at 4:00AM Nov 30, 2023Observed: 100.11 ft at 5:00AM Nov 30, 2023Observed: 99.98 ft at 6:00AM Nov 30, 2023Observed: 99.98 ft at 7:00AM Nov 30, 2023Observed: 99.98 ft at 8:00AM Nov 30, 2023Observed: 99.98 ft at 9:00AM Nov 30, 2023Observed: 99.98 ft at 10:00AM Nov 30, 2023Observed: 100.13 ft at 11:00AM Nov 30, 2023Observed: 99.77 ft at 12:00PM Nov 30, 2023Observed: 99.6 ft at 1:00PM Nov 30, 2023Observed: 99.48 ft at 2:00PM Nov 30, 2023Observed: 99.4 ft at 3:00PM Nov 30, 2023Observed: 99.35 ft at 4:00PM Nov 30, 2023Observed: 99.32 ft at 5:00PM Nov 30, 2023Observed: 99.29 ft at 6:00PM Nov 30, 2023Observed: 99.28 ft at 7:00PM Nov 30, 2023Observed: 99.26 ft at 8:00PM Nov 30, 2023Observed: 99.25 ft at 9:00PM Nov 30, 2023Observed: 99.24 ft at 10:00PM Nov 30, 2023Observed: 99.23 ft at 11:00PM Nov 30, 2023Observed: 99.23 ft at 12:00AM Dec 01, 2023Observed: 99.22 ft at 1:00AM Dec 01, 2023Observed: 99.21 ft at 2:00AM Dec 01, 2023Observed: 99.21 ft at 3:00AM Dec 01, 2023Observed: 99.2 ft at 4:00AM Dec 01, 2023Observed: 100.09 ft at 5:00AM Dec 01, 2023Observed: 99.98 ft at 6:00AM Dec 01, 2023Observed: 99.98 ft at 7:00AM Dec 01, 2023Observed: 99.98 ft at 8:00AM Dec 01, 2023Observed: 99.99 ft at 9:00AM Dec 01, 2023Observed: 99.98 ft at 10:00AM Dec 01, 2023Observed: 99.98 ft at 11:00AM Dec 01, 2023Observed: 99.98 ft at 12:00PM Dec 01, 2023Observed: 100.18 ft at 1:00PM Dec 01, 2023Observed: 99.82 ft at 2:00PM Dec 01, 2023Observed: 99.66 ft at 3:00PM Dec 01, 2023Observed: 99.55 ft at 4:00PM Dec 01, 2023Observed: 99.48 ft at 5:00PM Dec 01, 2023Observed: 99.44 ft at 6:00PM Dec 01, 2023Observed: 99.41 ft at 7:00PM Dec 01, 2023Observed: 99.39 ft at 8:00PM Dec 01, 2023Observed: 99.38 ft at 9:00PM Dec 01, 2023Observed: 99.37 ft at 10:00PM Dec 01, 2023Observed: 99.36 ft at 11:00PM Dec 01, 2023Observed: 99.34 ft at 12:00AM Dec 02, 2023Observed: 99.33 ft at 1:00AM Dec 02, 2023Observed: 99.32 ft at 2:00AM Dec 02, 2023Observed: 99.31 ft at 3:00AM Dec 02, 2023Observed: 99.3 ft at 4:00AM Dec 02, 2023Observed: 99.29 ft at 5:00AM Dec 02, 2023Observed: 99.29 ft at 6:00AM Dec 02, 2023Observed: 99.28 ft at 7:00AM Dec 02, 2023Observed: 99.27 ft at 8:00AM Dec 02, 2023Observed: 99.26 ft at 9:00AM Dec 02, 2023Observed: 99.26 ft at 10:00AM Dec 02, 2023Observed: 99.25 ft at 11:00AM Dec 02, 2023Observed: 99.25 ft at 12:00PM Dec 02, 2023Observed: 99.25 ft at 1:00PM Dec 02, 2023Observed: 100.08 ft at 2:00PM Dec 02, 2023Observed: 99.99 ft at 3:00PM Dec 02, 2023Observed: 99.98 ft at 4:00PM Dec 02, 2023Observed: 99.98 ft at 5:00PM Dec 02, 2023Observed: 99.99 ft at 6:00PM Dec 02, 2023Observed: 99.98 ft at 7:00PM Dec 02, 2023Observed: 99.98 ft at 8:00PM Dec 02, 2023Observed: 99.98 ft at 9:00PM Dec 02, 2023Observed: 99.98 ft at 10:00PM Dec 02, 2023Observed: 99.99 ft at 11:00PM Dec 02, 2023Highest Observation: 100.21 ft at 12:00AM Dec 03, 2023Observed: 99.91 ft at 1:00AM Dec 03, 2023Observed: 99.71 ft at 2:00AM Dec 03, 2023Observed: 99.59 ft at 3:00AM Dec 03, 2023Observed: 99.51 ft at 4:00AM Dec 03, 2023Observed: 99.48 ft at 5:00AM Dec 03, 2023Observed: 99.46 ft at 6:00AM Dec 03, 2023Observed: 99.46 ft at 7:00AM Dec 03, 2023Observed: 99.47 ft at 8:00AM Dec 03, 2023Observed: 100.06 ft at 9:00AM Dec 03, 2023Observed: 99.99 ft at 10:00AM Dec 03, 2023Observed: 99.97 ft at 11:00AM Dec 03, 2023Observed: 99.99 ft at 12:00PM Dec 03, 2023Observed: 99.99 ft at 1:00PM Dec 03, 2023Observed: 99.99 ft at 2:00PM Dec 03, 2023Observed: 99.98 ft at 3:00PM Dec 03, 2023Observed: 99.97 ft at 4:00PM Dec 03, 2023Observed: 99.98 ft at 5:00PM Dec 03, 2023Observed: 99.97 ft at 6:00PM Dec 03, 2023Observed: 99.98 ft at 7:00PM Dec 03, 2023Observed: 99.98 ft at 8:00PM Dec 03, 2023Observed: 99.98 ft at 9:00PM Dec 03, 2023Observed: 99.98 ft at 10:00PM Dec 03, 2023Observed: 99.98 ft at 11:00PM Dec 03, 2023Observed: 100.18 ft at 12:00AM Dec 04, 2023Observed: 99.82 ft at 1:00AM Dec 04, 2023Observed: 99.65 ft at 2:00AM Dec 04, 2023Observed: 99.54 ft at 3:00AM Dec 04, 2023Observed: 99.47 ft at 4:00AM Dec 04, 2023Observed: 99.41 ft at 5:00AM Dec 04, 2023Observed: 99.38 ft at 6:00AM Dec 04, 2023Observed: 99.35 ft at 7:00AM Dec 04, 2023Observed: 99.33 ft at 8:00AM Dec 04, 2023Observed: 99.32 ft at 9:00AM Dec 04, 2023Observed: 99.3 ft at 10:00AM Dec 04, 2023Observed: 99.3 ft at 11:00AM Dec 04, 2023Observed: 99.29 ft at 12:00PM Dec 04, 2023Observed: 99.28 ft at 1:00PM Dec 04, 2023Observed: 99.28 ft at 2:00PM Dec 04, 2023Observed: 99.28 ft at 3:00PM Dec 04, 2023Observed: 99.27 ft at 4:00PM Dec 04, 2023Observed: 100.02 ft at 5:00PM Dec 04, 2023Observed: 99.98 ft at 6:00PM Dec 04, 2023Observed: 99.98 ft at 7:00PM Dec 04, 2023Observed: 100.12 ft at 8:00PM Dec 04, 2023Observed: 99.77 ft at 9:00PM Dec 04, 2023Observed: 99.6 ft at 10:00PM Dec 04, 2023Observed: 99.5 ft at 11:00PM Dec 04, 2023Observed: 99.42 ft at 12:00AM Dec 05, 2023Observed: 99.37 ft at 1:00AM Dec 05, 2023Observed: 99.33 ft at 2:00AM Dec 05, 2023Observed: 99.3 ft at 3:00AM Dec 05, 2023Observed: 99.29 ft at 4:00AM Dec 05, 2023Observed: 99.27 ft at 5:00AM Dec 05, 2023Observed: 99.26 ft at 6:00AM Dec 05, 2023Observed: 99.25 ft at 7:00AM Dec 05, 2023Observed: 99.24 ft at 8:00AM Dec 05, 2023Observed: 99.24 ft at 9:00AM Dec 05, 2023Observed: 99.23 ft at 10:00AM Dec 05, 2023Observed: 99.23 ft at 11:00AM Dec 05, 2023Observed: 99.23 ft at 12:00PM Dec 05, 2023Observed: 99.47 ft at 1:00PM Dec 05, 2023Observed: 99.41 ft at 2:00PM Dec 05, 2023Observed: 99.35 ft at 3:00PM Dec 05, 2023Observed: 99.32 ft at 4:00PM Dec 05, 2023Observed: 99.54 ft at 5:00PM Dec 05, 2023Observed: 99.44 ft at 6:00PM Dec 05, 2023Observed: 99.37 ft at 7:00PM Dec 05, 2023Observed: 99.32 ft at 8:00PM Dec 05, 2023Observed: 99.28 ft at 9:00PM Dec 05, 2023Observed: 99.27 ft at 10:00PM Dec 05, 2023Observed: 99.25 ft at 11:00PM Dec 05, 2023Observed: 99.24 ft at 12:00AM Dec 06, 2023Observed: 99.23 ft at 1:00AM Dec 06, 2023Observed: 99.23 ft at 2:00AM Dec 06, 2023Observed: 99.23 ft at 3:00AM Dec 06, 2023Observed: 99.22 ft at 4:00AM Dec 06, 2023Observed: 99.22 ft at 5:00AM Dec 06, 2023Observed: 99.22 ft at 6:00AM Dec 06, 2023Observed: 99.22 ft at 7:00AM Dec 06, 2023Observed: 99.21 ft at 8:00AM Dec 06, 2023Observed: 99.21 ft at 9:00AM Dec 06, 2023Observed: 99.21 ft at 10:00AM Dec 06, 2023Observed: 99.21 ft at 11:00AM Dec 06, 2023Observed: 99.21 ft at 12:00PM Dec 06, 2023Observed: 99.21 ft at 1:00PM Dec 06, 2023Observed: 99.22 ft at 2:00PM Dec 06, 2023Observed: 99.22 ft at 3:00PM Dec 06, 2023Observed: 99.22 ft at 4:00PM Dec 06, 2023Observed: 99.22 ft at 5:00PM Dec 06, 2023Observed: 99.22 ft at 6:00PM Dec 06, 2023Observed: 99.22 ft at 7:00PM Dec 06, 2023Observed: 99.22 ft at 8:00PM Dec 06, 2023Observed: 99.21 ft at 9:00PM Dec 06, 2023Observed: 99.21 ft at 10:00PM Dec 06, 2023Observed: 99.21 ft at 11:00PM Dec 06, 2023Observed: 99.21 ft at 12:00AM Dec 07, 2023Observed: 99.2 ft at 1:00AM Dec 07, 2023Observed: 99.2 ft at 2:00AM Dec 07, 2023Observed: 99.2 ft at 3:00AM Dec 07, 2023Observed: 99.2 ft at 4:00AM Dec 07, 2023Observed: 99.2 ft at 5:00AM Dec 07, 2023Observed: 99.2 ft at 6:00AM Dec 07, 2023Observed: 99.19 ft at 7:00AM Dec 07, 2023Observed: 99.19 ft at 8:00AM Dec 07, 2023Observed: 99.19 ft at 9:00AM Dec 07, 2023Observed: 99.19 ft at 10:00AM Dec 07, 2023Observed: 99.18 ft at 11:00AM Dec 07, 2023Observed: 99.18 ft at 12:00PM Dec 07, 2023Observed: 99.18 ft at 1:00PM Dec 07, 2023Observed: 99.19 ft at 2:00PM Dec 07, 2023Observed: 99.2 ft at 3:00PM Dec 07, 2023Observed: 99.2 ft at 4:00PM Dec 07, 2023Observed: 99.2 ft at 5:00PM Dec 07, 2023Observed: 99.2 ft at 6:00PM Dec 07, 2023Observed: 99.19 ft at 7:00PM Dec 07, 2023Observed: 99.18 ft at 8:00PM Dec 07, 2023Observed: 99.18 ft at 9:00PM Dec 07, 2023Observed: 99.18 ft at 10:00PM Dec 07, 2023Observed: 99.18 ft at 11:00PM Dec 07, 2023Observed: 99.18 ft at 12:00AM Dec 08, 2023Observed: 99.18 ft at 1:00AM Dec 08, 2023Observed: 99.18 ft at 2:00AM Dec 08, 2023Observed: 99.18 ft at 3:00AM Dec 08, 2023Observed: 99.18 ft at 4:00AM Dec 08, 2023Observed: 99.18 ft at 5:00AM Dec 08, 2023TUKN7(plotting HPIRZ) Graph Created (7:06AM Dec 8, 2023)ObservedLatest observed value: 99.18 ft at 5:00 AM EST 8-Dec-2023. Flood Stage is 102.5 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts are not available for the Tuckasegee River at TUCKASEGEE DAM. Only observed stages are available for this point.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 106
Moderate Flood Stage: 104
Flood Stage: 102.5
Action Stage: 101
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 101.64 ft on 12/29/2015
(2) 101.02 ft on 12/24/2015
(3) 100.67 ft on 12/02/2015
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 101.64 ft on 12/29/2015
(2) 101.02 ft on 12/24/2015
(3) 100.53 ft on 12/11/2015
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

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Currently none available.
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6000 6000 CFS WILL CAUSE A HIGH WATER ALERT. LOW LYING AREAS NEAR THE RIVER WILL FLOOD.
5000 5000 CFS DISCHARGE OR HIGHER --- PARTS OF RIVER ROAD WILL BE CLOSED DOWNSTREAM. Homes may be impacted near the confluence of the East and West Forks of the Tuckasegee River and evacuations may be required. The NWS will coordinate with Jackson County Emergency Management and a Flash Flood Warning may be issued for localized areas immediately downstream of the dam and above Cullowhee, especially during overnight hours.
102.5 2.5 FT OF WATER WILL BE FLOWING OVER THE DAM. PARTS OF LOCAL ROADS DOWNSTREAM OF GAGE WILL BE CLOSED.
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Latitude: 35.240278° N, Longitude: 83.124722° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
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NWS stage 0 ft 102.5 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
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