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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 above Tazewell are issued routinely year-round.
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Upstream Gauge - near Speers Ferry Upstream Gauge
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 21
Moderate Flood Stage: 16
Flood Stage: 12
Action Stage: 10
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 29.32 ft on 04/05/1977
(2) 24.00 ft on 02/01/1962
(3) 22.27 ft on 03/13/1963
(4) 21.37 ft on 03/19/2002
(5) 21.02 ft on 03/17/1973
(6) 21.00 ft on 01/31/1957
(7) 20.57 ft on 12/31/1969
(8) 20.00 ft on 12/23/1926
(9) 19.02 ft on 02/07/2020 (P)
(10) 18.60 ft on 02/12/2018 (P)
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 19.02 ft on 02/07/2020 (P)
(2) 17.82 ft on 02/25/2019 (P)
(3) 13.02 ft on 02/21/2019
(4) 18.60 ft on 02/12/2018 (P)
(5) 17.27 ft on 04/25/2017 (P)
(6) 18.60 ft on 03/06/2015
(7) 14.00 ft on 02/01/2013
(8) 15.84 ft on 01/17/2013
(9) 12.32 ft on 03/02/2011
(10) 12.60 ft on 08/20/2010
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 0.57 ft on 11/19/2016
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21 Backwater moving upstream begins to affect the town of Sneedville, Hancock County, Tennessee. The city of Tazewell, Tennessee is not affected by flooding of the Clinch River.
16 Extensive flooding of pasture land around Grissom Island occurs. The city of Tazewell, Tennessee is not affected by flooding of the Clinch River.
12 Flooding of pasture land near Grissom Island begins. The city of Tazewell, Tennessee is not affected by flooding of the Clinch River.
10 Action stage.

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