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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Southeast River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Fishing Creek near Enfield are issued routinely year-round.

Vertical datum height surveyed by the USGS

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 20
Moderate Flood Stage: 18
Flood Stage: 16
Action Stage: 15
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 22.10 ft on 04/19/1910
(2) 21.65 ft on 09/18/1999
(3) 21.60 ft on 07/24/1916
(4) 19.73 ft on 10/11/2016
(5) 19.72 ft on 08/18/1940
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 16.23 ft on 02/20/2021 (P)
(2) 16.53 ft on 02/17/2021 (P)
(3) 16.83 ft on 02/09/2020
(4) 10.93 ft on 09/18/2018 (P)
(5) 17.65 ft on 04/28/2017
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 1.80 ft on 07/05/1911
(2) 1.90 ft on 07/19/1939
(3) 2.10 ft on 09/20/1954
(4) 2.10 ft on 07/14/1957
(5) 2.10 ft on 08/18/1957
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Latitude/Longitude Disclaimer: The gauge location shown in the above map is the approximate location based on the latitude/longitude coordinates provided to the NWS by the gauge owner.
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26 Major flooding begins. The US-301 bridge is inundated and the road is closed. Homes along US301 south of the site may be affected.
18 Moderate flooding begins. Fishing Creek floods a broad expanse of marsh and farmland.
16 Minor flooding begins. Minor overflow occurs on both banks.
(1) Downstream of Highway 301
(2) Staff Gauge on Highway 301 Bridge
(3) Downstream to Highway 301 Bridge
(4) Upstream
(5) Gauge Site
(6) Downstream to Gauge Site

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Potential River Levels - Used to
Potential River Levels
Used to Estimate the Chance of Flooding and the Range of Possible River Levels
10 Day (HEFS) 7 Day (NAEFS) 7 Day (GEFS)
HEFS Ensemble NAEFS Ensemble GEFS Ensemble

Note: Use the official hydrograph at the top of this web page for river levels within the next 72 Hours.

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