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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Lower Mississippi River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Clinch River near Speers Ferry are issued routinely year-round.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 32
Moderate Flood Stage: 28
Flood Stage: 18
Action Stage: 16
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 36.69 ft on 04/05/1977
(2) 33.00 ft on 02/01/1962
(3) 32.30 ft on 03/19/2002
(4) 29.93 ft on 03/12/1963
(5) 28.92 ft on 01/30/1957
(6) 28.91 ft on 02/07/2020
(7) 28.19 ft on 03/17/1973
(8) 28.07 ft on 03/05/2015
(9) 27.60 ft on 02/28/1902
(10) 27.43 ft on 12/31/1969
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 23.20 ft on 02/17/2023 (P)
(2) 22.55 ft on 03/28/2021
(3) 21.06 ft on 03/02/2021
(4) 23.30 ft on 04/13/2020
(5) 28.91 ft on 02/07/2020
(6) 26.52 ft on 02/24/2019
(7) 18.04 ft on 02/21/2019
(8) 26.78 ft on 02/11/2018
(9) 25.77 ft on 04/24/2017
(10) 28.07 ft on 03/05/2015
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 0.82 ft on 10/13/1943
(2) 0.85 ft on 10/06/1941
(3) 0.87 ft on 09/29/1939
(4) 0.87 ft on 10/23/1939
(5) 0.90 ft on 09/18/1943
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44 The river reaches the Highway 23/58 bridge.
32 Widespread flooding is likely and evacuations continue. Damage to buildings and roads.
28 Several homes are flooded. Evacuations are likely.
24 A few additional homes are affected. Evacuations are possible.
21 Additional flooding on County Road 627, and low spots on County Road 625 (Anglers Way Rd) flood. One or two houses are threatened.
18 County Road 627 (Waters Edge Road) just downstream floods.
14 Copper Creek Road at the Rexrena Access floods.

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