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Swannanoa River at Warren Wilson Stage (ft)WRNN7(plotting HGIRR) Graph Created (9:35AM Aug 6, 2020)Flood Stage is 11 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts are not available for the Swannanoa River at Warren Wilson. Only observed stages are available for this point.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 17.5
Moderate Flood Stage: 15.5
Flood Stage: 11
Action Stage: 9.5
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 8.94 ft on 01/30/2013
(2) 6.90 ft on 01/17/2013
(3) 5.40 ft on 08/26/2008
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 8.94 ft on 01/30/2013
(2) 6.90 ft on 01/17/2013
(3) 4.29 ft on 03/09/2011
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

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Currently none available.

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17.5 Major Flood Stage. Significant flooding of Warren Wilson College agricultural property and Warren Wilson Rd. near the Swannanoa River bridge is ongoing.
15.5 Moderate Flood Stage. Significant portions of the Warren Wilson College agricultural property are flooded, including the adjacent horse barns. Warren Wilson Rd. is flooded near the Swannanoa River bridge, but floodwaters remain several feet below the bottom of the bridge.
11 Minor Flood Stage. The Swannanoa River enters the agricultural area of Warren Wilson College and approaches the adjacent horse barns.
9.5 Action Stage. Swannanoa River exceeds its banks and begins to enter surrounding farmland.
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Latitude: 35.607500° N, Longitude: 82.443889° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

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NWS stage 0 ft 11 ft  
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