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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Southeast River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Yadkin River at Yadkin College 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: 29
Moderate Flood Stage: 25
Flood Stage: 18
Action Stage: 17
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 36.30 ft on 07/01/1916
(2) 33.75 ft on 08/15/1940
(3) 32.81 ft on 06/22/1972
(4) 29.80 ft on 10/03/1929
(5) 29.55 ft on 03/02/1987
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 27.12 ft on 10/13/2018
(2) 20.82 ft on 09/18/2018
(3) 25.84 ft on 01/26/2010
(4) 22.50 ft on 09/29/2004
(5) 26.19 ft on 03/21/2003
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) -0.42 ft on 10/12/1954
(2) -0.22 ft on 10/09/1986
(3) -0.21 ft on 10/07/1981
(4) 0.10 ft on 07/23/1986
(5) 0.47 ft on 09/24/1985
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33 There is extensive flooding of pasture and farm lands in Davie and Davidson county.
29 Several homes are flooded, with floodwaters covering an extensive area of primarily farm and pasture lands.
26 Several homes along the river begin to flood.
25 Flooding closes Sowers Road near Linwood and Hollywood Drive at Grub Ferry road. A campground on Hannah Ferry Road is flooded. Flooding also threatens the pumping station at Davidson, Incorporated.
23 The upper campsites at the Thousand Trails Preserve off US64 begin to flood.
21 Lower level primitive campsites at the Thousand Trails Preserve off US64 begin to flood.
18 Minor flooding of mainly farmlands on both banks.
15 The river is at bankfull.
(1) DS under the US64 bridge facing east.
(2) Wire weight gage on DS side of the US64 bridge facing east.
(3) US64 bridge facing DS
(4) US64 bridge facing upstream.

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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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