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Tennessee River at Pickwick Dam Tailwater Tailwater (ft)Highest Observation: 372.28 ft at 8:00PM Jan 13, 2019Highest Observation: 372.28 ft at 9:00PM Jan 13, 2019Observed: 372.25 ft at 10:00PM Jan 13, 2019Observed: 372.26 ft at 11:00PM Jan 13, 2019Observed: 372.24 ft at 12:00AM Jan 14, 2019Observed: 372.23 ft at 1:00AM Jan 14, 2019Highest Observation: 372.28 ft at 2:00AM Jan 14, 2019Observed: 372.23 ft at 3:00AM Jan 14, 2019Observed: 372.22 ft at 4:00AM Jan 14, 2019Observed: 372.21 ft at 5:00AM Jan 14, 2019Observed: 372.21 ft at 6:00AM Jan 14, 2019Observed: 372.2 ft at 7:00AM Jan 14, 2019Observed: 372.22 ft at 8:00AM Jan 14, 2019Observed: 372.24 ft at 9:00AM Jan 14, 2019Observed: 372.21 ft at 10:00AM Jan 14, 2019Observed: 372.18 ft at 11:00AM Jan 14, 2019Observed: 372.16 ft at 12:00PM Jan 14, 2019Observed: 372.16 ft at 1:00PM Jan 14, 2019Observed: 372.14 ft at 2:00PM Jan 14, 2019Observed: 372.15 ft at 3:00PM Jan 14, 2019Observed: 372.13 ft at 4:00PM Jan 14, 2019Observed: 372.12 ft at 5:00PM Jan 14, 2019Observed: 372.16 ft at 6:00PM Jan 14, 2019Observed: 372.14 ft at 7:00PM Jan 14, 2019Observed: 372.12 ft at 8:00PM Jan 14, 2019Observed: 372.1 ft at 9:00PM Jan 14, 2019Observed: 372.09 ft at 10:00PM Jan 14, 2019Observed: 372.1 ft at 11:00PM Jan 14, 2019Observed: 372.1 ft at 12:00AM Jan 15, 2019Observed: 372.1 ft at 1:00AM Jan 15, 2019Observed: 372.09 ft at 2:00AM Jan 15, 2019Observed: 372.09 ft at 3:00AM Jan 15, 2019Observed: 372.09 ft at 4:00AM Jan 15, 2019Observed: 372.09 ft at 5:00AM Jan 15, 2019Observed: 372.15 ft at 6:00AM Jan 15, 2019Observed: 372.08 ft at 7:00AM Jan 15, 2019Observed: 372.07 ft at 8:00AM Jan 15, 2019Observed: 372.07 ft at 9:00AM Jan 15, 2019Observed: 372.07 ft at 10:00AM Jan 15, 2019Observed: 372.06 ft at 11:00AM Jan 15, 2019Observed: 372.06 ft at 12:00PM Jan 15, 2019Observed: 372.09 ft at 1:00PM Jan 15, 2019Observed: 372.06 ft at 2:00PM Jan 15, 2019Observed: 372.14 ft at 3:00PM Jan 15, 2019Observed: 372.06 ft at 4:00PM Jan 15, 2019Observed: 372.11 ft at 5:00PM Jan 15, 2019Observed: 372.05 ft at 6:00PM Jan 15, 2019Observed: 372.05 ft at 7:00PM Jan 15, 2019Observed: 372.04 ft at 8:00PM Jan 15, 2019Observed: 372.09 ft at 9:00PM Jan 15, 2019Observed: 372.05 ft at 10:00PM Jan 15, 2019Observed: 372.06 ft at 11:00PM Jan 15, 2019Observed: 372.05 ft at 12:00AM Jan 16, 2019Observed: 372.03 ft at 1:00AM Jan 16, 2019Observed: 372.02 ft at 2:00AM Jan 16, 2019Observed: 372 ft at 3:00AM Jan 16, 2019Observed: 372 ft at 4:00AM Jan 16, 2019Observed: 372 ft at 5:00AM Jan 16, 2019Observed: 371.98 ft at 6:00AM Jan 16, 2019Observed: 371.98 ft at 7:00AM Jan 16, 2019Observed: 371.98 ft at 8:00AM Jan 16, 2019Observed: 371.97 ft at 9:00AM Jan 16, 2019Observed: 372 ft at 10:00AM Jan 16, 2019Observed: 371.98 ft at 11:00AM Jan 16, 2019Observed: 371.98 ft at 12:00PM Jan 16, 2019Observed: 371.95 ft at 1:00PM Jan 16, 2019Observed: 371.97 ft at 2:00PM Jan 16, 2019Observed: 371.92 ft at 3:00PM Jan 16, 2019Observed: 371.89 ft at 4:00PM Jan 16, 2019Observed: 371.91 ft at 5:00PM Jan 16, 2019Observed: 371.86 ft at 6:00PM Jan 16, 2019Observed: 371.82 ft at 7:00PM Jan 16, 2019Observed: 371.83 ft at 8:00PM Jan 16, 2019Observed: 371.85 ft at 9:00PM Jan 16, 2019Observed: 371.75 ft at 10:00PM Jan 16, 2019Observed: 371.75 ft at 11:00PM Jan 16, 2019Observed: 371.68 ft at 12:00AM Jan 17, 2019Observed: 371.65 ft at 1:00AM Jan 17, 2019Observed: 371.69 ft at 2:00AM Jan 17, 2019Observed: 371.6 ft at 3:00AM Jan 17, 2019Observed: 371.57 ft at 4:00AM Jan 17, 2019Observed: 371.53 ft at 5:00AM Jan 17, 2019Observed: 371.5 ft at 6:00AM Jan 17, 2019Observed: 371.48 ft at 7:00AM Jan 17, 2019Observed: 371.45 ft at 8:00AM Jan 17, 2019Observed: 371.45 ft at 9:00AM Jan 17, 2019Observed: 371.42 ft at 10:00AM Jan 17, 2019Observed: 371.39 ft at 11:00AM Jan 17, 2019Observed: 371.37 ft at 12:00PM Jan 17, 2019Observed: 371.39 ft at 1:00PM Jan 17, 2019Observed: 371.35 ft at 2:00PM Jan 17, 2019Observed: 371.33 ft at 3:00PM Jan 17, 2019Observed: 371.33 ft at 4:00PM Jan 17, 2019Observed: 371.32 ft at 5:00PM Jan 17, 2019Forecast: 371.25 ft 12:00AM Jan 18, 2019Forecast: 371.2 ft 6:00AM Jan 18, 2019Forecast: 371.16 ft 12:00PM Jan 18, 2019Forecast: 371.13 ft 6:00PM Jan 18, 2019Forecast: 371.1 ft 12:00AM Jan 19, 2019Forecast: 371.03 ft 6:00AM Jan 19, 2019Forecast: 371.07 ft 12:00PM Jan 19, 2019Forecast: 371.16 ft 6:00PM Jan 19, 2019Forecast: 371.32 ft 12:00AM Jan 20, 2019Forecast: 371.53 ft 6:00AM Jan 20, 2019Forecast: 371.75 ft 12:00PM Jan 20, 2019Highest Forecast: 371.97 ft 6:00PM Jan 20, 2019TVA-Tennessee Valley AuthorityPICT1(plotting HTIRZ) Graph Created (7:00PM Jan 17, 2019)ObservedForecast (issued 12:48PM Jan 17)Latest observed value: 371.32 ft at 5:00 PM CST 17-Jan-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) 395.19 ft on 12/25/1990
(3) 394.76 ft on 12/18/2004
(4) 394.06 ft on 02/20/1991
(5) 393.88 ft on 05/11/2003
(6) 393.30 ft on 01/12/1974
(7) 392.60 ft on 03/23/1980
(8) 391.18 ft on 05/10/1984
(9) 391.00 ft on 03/28/1994
(10) 390.60 ft on 05/22/1983
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 370.40 ft on 03/03/2014
(2) 382.42 ft on 05/02/2011
(3) 383.24 ft on 02/10/2010
(4) 383.89 ft on 05/07/2009
(5) 375.49 ft on 01/19/2008
(6) 371.17 ft on 01/06/2007
(7) 377.72 ft on 01/23/2006
(8) 374.67 ft on 02/25/2005
(9) 394.76 ft on 12/18/2004
(10) 393.88 ft on 05/11/2003
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
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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Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft Not Available Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(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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