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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Southeast River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Black River near Tomahawk are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 22
Moderate Flood Stage: 20
Flood Stage: 18
Action Stage: 16
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 31.34 ft on 09/18/2018
(2) 27.92 ft on 10/11/2016
(3) 27.14 ft on 09/18/1999
(4) 22.08 ft on 09/17/1984
(5) 21.31 ft on 09/10/1996
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 19.44 ft on 02/21/2021 (P)
(2) 19.95 ft on 09/09/2019
(3) 31.34 ft on 09/18/2018
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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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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22 Major flooding begins. The Clear Run community adjacent to the NC-411 bridge will begin flooding. NC-411 will be closed west of the bridge. Further downstream there will be significant flooding of properties along Black River Lane north of NC-41.
20 Moderate flooding begins. NC-411 west of the bridge over the Black River will be impassable. Riley Town Road and Wright Bridge Road just west of US-701 near Ingold may be impassable. Lundy Rd will also be impassable northeast of NC-411. Further downstream, water will reach properties along Black River Lane north of NC-41. Evacuations may be needed.
18 Minor flooding begins. Water begins to flood NC-411 about one quarter of a mile west of the bridge over the Black River. The Black River and Great Coharie Creek may be near the road levels on Wright Bridge Road and Riley Town Road near the intersection of US-701 outside of Ingold.
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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)
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Note: Use the official hydrograph at the top of this web page for river levels within the next 72 Hours.

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