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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Lower Mississippi River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the North Fork Holston River at Saltville are issued routinely year-round.
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Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - near Gate City
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 14
Moderate Flood Stage: 12
Flood Stage: 10
Action Stage: 8
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 15.46 ft on 11/19/2003
(2) 14.83 ft on 03/18/2002
(3) 13.57 ft on 11/06/1977
(4) 13.20 ft on 01/29/1957
(5) 13.00 ft on 06/14/1907
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 8.71 ft on 02/17/2023
(2) 7.84 ft on 05/24/2022
(3) 11.95 ft on 04/13/2020
(4) 11.37 ft on 02/07/2020
(5) 7.71 ft on 02/11/2018
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 0.13 ft on 09/13/1964
(2) 0.30 ft on 08/19/1988
(3) 0.37 ft on 12/05/1969
(4) 0.39 ft on 09/04/1987
(5) 0.45 ft on 09/30/1930
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15 Several homes may be flooded along the river.
14 Several roads are flooded near the river including Route 620 (Sunset River Rd., Route 624 (Ridgedale Rd., and Route 630 (Smith Hollow Rd.).
13 Portions of Route 91 begin to flood in the McCready area.
10 Minor flooding of lowlands along the river.
(1) USGS Gage House - Dir. SSW
(2) US View - Dir. NNE; Date: 9/11/2007 - Stage: 0.37 ft.
(3) DS View - Dir. SSW; Date: 9/11/2007 - Stage: 0.37 ft.
(4) View of LB across from Gage House
(5) SR 91 US from Gage House - Stage ~ 13 ft. floods this road
(6) SR 91 DS from Gage House - Stage ~ 13 ft. floods this road

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