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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Lower Mississippi River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the North Fork Holston River near Gate City are issued routinely year-round.
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Upstream Gauge - at Saltville Upstream Gauge
Zoom Level:16
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 18
Moderate Flood Stage: 15
Flood Stage: 12
Action Stage: 10
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 22.50 ft on 02/01/1862
(2) 19.79 ft on 04/05/1977
(3) 19.36 ft on 03/19/2002
(4) 18.54 ft on 04/24/2017 (P)
(5) 17.50 ft on 02/12/2018 (P)
(6) 16.73 ft on 01/30/1957
(7) 16.42 ft on 03/12/1963
(8) 16.33 ft on 02/07/2020 (P)
(9) 15.97 ft on 04/13/2020 (P)
(10) 15.89 ft on 02/24/2019 (P)
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 14.94 ft on 03/28/2021 (P)
(2) 15.97 ft on 04/13/2020 (P)
(3) 16.33 ft on 02/07/2020 (P)
(4) 15.89 ft on 02/24/2019 (P)
(5) 17.50 ft on 02/12/2018 (P)
(6) 18.54 ft on 04/24/2017 (P)
(7) 12.50 ft on 03/05/2015
(8) 12.87 ft on 02/01/2013
(9) 13.61 ft on 01/16/2013
(10) 15.10 ft on 11/20/2003
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 1.00 ft on 01/06/1940
(2) 1.05 ft on 09/07/1946
(3) 1.14 ft on 12/24/1943
(4) 1.16 ft on 09/16/1964
(5) 1.16 ft on 09/17/1964
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21 The river reaches the bottom of the Highway 23 bridge and the area around the bridge is flooded. Around 100 acres are also affected.
20 More homes are flooded and 50 to 75 acres are inundated.
18 Several homes are flooded and 20 to 30 acres are inundated.
14 County Road 614 is cut off 1 1/2 miles downstream from the Highway 23 bridge.
12 Water begins to cover some low lying county roads.
10 Caution stage.

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