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Tennessee River at Clifton Stage (ft)Highest Forecast: 362.06 ft 6:00AM Jan 17, 2019Forecast: 361.95 ft 12:00PM Jan 17, 2019Forecast: 361.83 ft 6:00PM Jan 17, 2019Forecast: 361.71 ft 12:00AM Jan 18, 2019Forecast: 361.59 ft 6:00AM Jan 18, 2019Forecast: 361.48 ft 12:00PM Jan 18, 2019Forecast: 361.37 ft 6:00PM Jan 18, 2019Forecast: 361.25 ft 12:00AM Jan 19, 2019Forecast: 361.14 ft 6:00AM Jan 19, 2019Forecast: 361.05 ft 12:00PM Jan 19, 2019Forecast: 361.02 ft 6:00PM Jan 19, 2019Forecast: 361.07 ft 12:00AM Jan 20, 2019CLNT1(plotting HGIRZ) Graph Created (5:31AM Jan 17, 2019)Forecast (issued 11:56AM Jan 16)Flood Stage is 370 ft
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Reliability of the Forecast: Based on current and forecast river, weather and reservoir conditions

NOTE: Forecasts for the Tennessee River at Clifton are issued routinely year-round.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 385
Moderate Flood Stage: 376
Flood Stage: 370
Action Stage: 364
Low Stage (in feet): 0

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395 In Decatur County, water reaches the second floor of house #23 in the Riverstone subdivision.
392.5 In Decatur County, water reaches the second floor of house #16 in the Riverstone subdivision.
386 In Decatur County, water reaches the second floor of homes in the Russ Farm and Martins Landing subdivisions.
384 In Decatur County, water reaches the ground floor of house #23 in the Riverstone subdivision.
381.5 In Decatur County, water reaches the ground floor of house #16 in the Riverstone subdivsion.
381 In Decatur County, water reaches the ground floor of the lowest home in the Rivers Edge Landing subdivision.
380 In Wayne County, Route 128 north of Clifton is flooded and may be impassable. Homes and permanent structures in the Peters Landing area along the river begin to flood.
378 In Wayne County, portions of Route 128 north of Clifton begin to flood.
376 In Decatur County, water reaches the ground floor of homes in the Russ Farm area. In the Martins Landing subdivision, water inundates the boat launch and landing area and may inundate the ground floor of homes in the area. Access may be limited due to flooded roads.
375 In Decatur County, water floods the boat launch and low lying portions of the access road to the Forest Crossing subdivision area at the Old Highway 114 ferry crossing to Clifton. In Hardin County, access to property in the Cobb Farm area along Senator Cobb Road and Colonel James Hardin Drive in the Nance Bend area may be restricted due to flooded roads.
374 In Wayne County, Clifton Park at TVA Slough begins to flood, and the Beech Lake Campground on Beech Lake Road is completely flooded. In Perry County, roads in the Peters Landing area are under water and access may be restricted. In Hardin County, access roads and campsites in the Cobb Farm area of Nance Bend are flooded.
373 In Decatur county, water inundates the heli-pad in the Rivers Edge Landing subdivision.
370 In Decatur County, the boat launch and parking lot areas of Riverstone Marina are flooded. In Wayne County, water begins to flood portions of Beechview Drive and the Beech Lake Campground on Beech Lake Road. In Perry County, access roads in the Peters Landing area including Peters Landing Road begin to flood. In Hardin County, in the Cobb Farm area of Nance Bend and low lying portions of Senator Cobb Road and Colonel James Hardin Drive begin to flood and access may be limited.
369 In Decatur County, water inundates Scenic Lane in the Russ Farm area, cutting off all access to riverfront homes in the area.
368 In Perry County, water reaches the low lying portions of access roads in the Peters Landing area.
367 In Wayne County, water inundates the boat launch areas and portions of access roads in the Beech Lake Campground on Beech Lake Road.
366 In Hardin County, water inundates low lying agricultural areas and access roads in the Cobb Farm area of Nance Bend, including Senator Cobb Road and Colonel Hardin Road.
365 In Decatur County, low lying areas of the Riverstone Marina become inundated.
364.5 In Decatur County, water begins to inundate portions of Scenic Lane in the Russ Farm area and access may be limited to some houses along the river.
364 In Wayne County, in the Beech Creek area water begins to inundate low lying areas on the north end of Beechview Drive and the Beech Lake Campground on Beech Lake Road. In Hardin County, water begins to inundate the low lying areas of Cobb Farm in Nance Bend.
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(1) Upstream Panoramic View at Clifton
(2) Downstream Panoramic View at Clifton
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Latitude: 35.387500° N, Longitude: 87.986111° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

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NWS stage 0 ft 370 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
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NGVD 29 Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
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