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Tennessee River at Pickwick Dam Tailwater Tailwater (ft)Observed: 356.87 ft at 6:00AM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 356.87 ft at 7:00AM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 356.89 ft at 8:00AM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 356.87 ft at 9:00AM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 356.9 ft at 10:00AM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 356.97 ft at 11:00AM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 357.07 ft at 12:00PM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 357.07 ft at 1:00PM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 357.12 ft at 2:00PM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 357.21 ft at 3:00PM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 357.13 ft at 4:00PM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 356.97 ft at 5:00PM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 356.92 ft at 6:00PM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 356.96 ft at 7:00PM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 356.88 ft at 8:00PM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 356.86 ft at 9:00PM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 356.83 ft at 10:00PM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 356.81 ft at 11:00PM Oct 13, 2019Observed: 356.8 ft at 12:00AM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 356.79 ft at 1:00AM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 356.81 ft at 2:00AM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 356.82 ft at 3:00AM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 356.82 ft at 4:00AM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 356.83 ft at 5:00AM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 356.85 ft at 6:00AM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 356.86 ft at 7:00AM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 356.86 ft at 8:00AM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 356.87 ft at 9:00AM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 356.96 ft at 10:00AM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 357.09 ft at 11:00AM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 357.13 ft at 12:00PM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 357.15 ft at 1:00PM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 357.1 ft at 2:00PM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 357.07 ft at 3:00PM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 357.1 ft at 4:00PM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 357.1 ft at 5:00PM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 357.04 ft at 6:00PM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 356.98 ft at 7:00PM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 356.96 ft at 8:00PM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 356.96 ft at 9:00PM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 356.94 ft at 10:00PM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 356.94 ft at 11:00PM Oct 14, 2019Observed: 357.02 ft at 12:00AM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 356.34 ft at 1:00AM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 355.8 ft at 2:00AM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 355.4 ft at 3:00AM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 355.2 ft at 4:00AM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 355.25 ft at 5:00AM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 355.04 ft at 6:00AM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 355.76 ft at 7:00AM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 356.4 ft at 8:00AM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 356.64 ft at 9:00AM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 356.71 ft at 10:00AM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 356.79 ft at 11:00AM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 356.8 ft at 12:00PM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 356.85 ft at 1:00PM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 357.06 ft at 2:00PM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 356.92 ft at 3:00PM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 357.03 ft at 4:00PM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 357.14 ft at 5:00PM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 356.98 ft at 6:00PM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 357.1 ft at 7:00PM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 356.94 ft at 8:00PM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 357.02 ft at 9:00PM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 356.89 ft at 10:00PM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 357.02 ft at 11:00PM Oct 15, 2019Observed: 356.89 ft at 12:00AM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 356.2 ft at 1:00AM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 355.62 ft at 2:00AM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 355.24 ft at 3:00AM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 355.04 ft at 4:00AM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 355 ft at 5:00AM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 355.06 ft at 6:00AM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 355.75 ft at 7:00AM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 356.37 ft at 8:00AM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 356.74 ft at 9:00AM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 357 ft at 10:00AM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 357.17 ft at 11:00AM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 357.38 ft at 12:00PM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 357.52 ft at 1:00PM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 357.56 ft at 2:00PM Oct 16, 2019Highest Observation: 357.59 ft at 3:00PM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 357.57 ft at 4:00PM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 357.45 ft at 5:00PM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 357.38 ft at 6:00PM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 357.32 ft at 7:00PM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 357.42 ft at 8:00PM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 357.3 ft at 9:00PM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 357.23 ft at 10:00PM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 357.17 ft at 11:00PM Oct 16, 2019Observed: 357.13 ft at 12:00AM Oct 17, 2019Observed: 356.42 ft at 1:00AM Oct 17, 2019Observed: 355.8 ft at 2:00AM Oct 17, 2019Observed: 355.45 ft at 3:00AM Oct 17, 2019Observed: 355.34 ft at 4:00AM Oct 17, 2019Forecast: 355.04 ft 6:00AM Oct 17, 2019Forecast: 356.63 ft 12:00PM Oct 17, 2019Forecast: 356.79 ft 6:00PM Oct 17, 2019Forecast: 356.8 ft 12:00AM Oct 18, 2019Forecast: 355.02 ft 6:00AM Oct 18, 2019Forecast: 356.67 ft 12:00PM Oct 18, 2019Forecast: 356.81 ft 6:00PM Oct 18, 2019Highest Forecast: 356.82 ft 12:00AM Oct 19, 2019Forecast: 355.04 ft 6:00AM Oct 19, 2019Forecast: 356.66 ft 12:00PM Oct 19, 2019Forecast: 356.8 ft 6:00PM Oct 19, 2019Forecast: 356.8 ft 12:00AM Oct 20, 2019TVA-Tennessee Valley AuthorityPICT1(plotting HTIRZ) Graph Created (5:15AM Oct 17, 2019)ObservedForecast (issued 9:41PM Oct 16)Latest observed value: 355.34 ft at 4:00 AM CDT 17-Oct-2019.
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Datum: NGVD29
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NOTE: Gauge reading affected by reservoir operations.

Reliability of the Forecast: Unavailable due to missing or inaccurate readings

NOTE: Forecasts are not available for the Tennessee River at Pickwick Dam Tailwater. Only observed stages are available for this point.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 0
Moderate Flood Stage: 0
Flood Stage: 0
Action Stage: 0
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 399.60 ft on 03/19/1973
(2) 399.17 ft on 02/25/2019 (P)
(3) 395.19 ft on 12/25/1990
(4) 394.76 ft on 12/18/2004
(5) 394.06 ft on 02/20/1991
(6) 393.88 ft on 05/11/2003
(7) 393.30 ft on 01/12/1974
(8) 392.60 ft on 03/23/1980
(9) 391.18 ft on 05/10/1984
(10) 391.00 ft on 03/28/1994
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 399.17 ft on 02/25/2019 (P)
(2) 370.40 ft on 03/03/2014
(3) 382.42 ft on 05/02/2011
(4) 383.24 ft on 02/10/2010
(5) 383.89 ft on 05/07/2009
(6) 375.49 ft on 01/19/2008
(7) 371.17 ft on 01/06/2007
(8) 377.72 ft on 01/23/2006
(9) 374.67 ft on 02/25/2005
(10) 394.76 ft on 12/18/2004
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

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Currently none available.

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399 Intersection of Wharf Road and Power Lane is flooding.
398 Parking lot right by the dam is flooding by the rest rooms on the north side of the river.
397 Intersection of Wharf Road and the road to the east end of the east parking lot of Pickwick Dam is flooding and stopping further evacuations.
391 Intersection of Botel Llane and Bells Road is flooding northeast of the botel, effectively stopping evacuations from Arnold Lane and Bells Road.
390 Intersection of Botel Lane and Wharf Road is flooding. Homesteads on riverbank of Shiloh Shores are going under water.
389 Pickwick Campground is flooding.
385 Federal Road going to Childer's Hill is flooding.
384 Botel Lane is flooding north of Wharf Road.
382 Road to Narrows Subdivision off Leith Road begins to flood. Boat parking area south of the TVA Campground begins to flood.
381 Pipeline Road is flooding.
380 Federal Road floods just north of Hamburg. Boat parking area south of the botel begins to flood.
376 Federal Road is flooding at Lick Creek. North leg of Nixon Loop floods at Hatley Creek. Homesteads on north end of Arnold Road are beginning to flood.
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Latitude: 35.070556° N, Longitude: 88.250556° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

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NWS stage 0 ft Not Available Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
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(gauge height = 0)
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NAVD88 Not Available Not Available Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 340 Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL 340 Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
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