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Obion River Near Martin (NOMT1)

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NOTE: River forecasts for this location take into account past precipitation and the precipitation amounts expected approximately 24 hours into the future from the forecast issuance time.
Flood Stage: 20 Feet
Latest Stage: 5.76
Current Warnings/Statements/Advisories:None currently.
near Martin
Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Highest Observation: 6.24 ft at 5:00AM Nov 26, 2020Highest Observation: 6.24 ft at 6:00AM Nov 26, 2020Observed: 6.22 ft at 7:00AM Nov 26, 2020Observed: 6.19 ft at 8:00AM Nov 26, 2020Observed: 6.18 ft at 9:00AM Nov 26, 2020Observed: 6.16 ft at 10:00AM Nov 26, 2020Observed: 6.12 ft at 12:00PM Nov 26, 2020Observed: 6.08 ft at 1:00PM Nov 26, 2020Observed: 5.97 ft at 7:00PM Nov 26, 2020Observed: 5.94 ft at 9:00PM Nov 26, 2020Observed: 5.93 ft at 10:00PM Nov 26, 2020Observed: 5.93 ft at 11:00PM Nov 26, 2020Observed: 5.91 ft at 12:00AM Nov 27, 2020Observed: 5.89 ft at 2:00AM Nov 27, 2020Observed: 5.89 ft at 3:00AM Nov 27, 2020Observed: 5.87 ft at 4:00AM Nov 27, 2020Observed: 5.87 ft at 5:00AM Nov 27, 2020Observed: 5.87 ft at 6:00AM Nov 27, 2020Observed: 5.86 ft at 7:00AM Nov 27, 2020Observed: 5.84 ft at 9:00AM Nov 27, 2020Observed: 5.84 ft at 10:00AM Nov 27, 2020Observed: 5.83 ft at 11:00AM Nov 27, 2020Observed: 5.84 ft at 12:00PM Nov 27, 2020Observed: 5.84 ft at 1:00PM Nov 27, 2020Observed: 5.84 ft at 2:00PM Nov 27, 2020Observed: 5.82 ft at 4:00PM Nov 27, 2020Observed: 5.82 ft at 5:00PM Nov 27, 2020Observed: 5.82 ft at 6:00PM Nov 27, 2020Observed: 5.81 ft at 7:00PM Nov 27, 2020Observed: 5.81 ft at 8:00PM Nov 27, 2020Observed: 5.81 ft at 9:00PM Nov 27, 2020Observed: 5.81 ft at 10:00PM Nov 27, 2020Observed: 5.8 ft at 11:00PM Nov 27, 2020Observed: 5.8 ft at 12:00AM Nov 28, 2020Observed: 5.8 ft at 1:00AM Nov 28, 2020Observed: 5.81 ft at 2:00AM Nov 28, 2020Observed: 5.8 ft at 3:00AM Nov 28, 2020Observed: 5.8 ft at 4:00AM Nov 28, 2020Observed: 5.8 ft at 5:00AM Nov 28, 2020Observed: 5.8 ft at 6:00AM Nov 28, 2020Observed: 5.8 ft at 7:00AM Nov 28, 2020Observed: 5.79 ft at 8:00AM Nov 28, 2020Observed: 5.79 ft at 9:00AM Nov 28, 2020Observed: 5.79 ft at 10:00AM Nov 28, 2020Observed: 5.8 ft at 11:00AM Nov 28, 2020Observed: 5.79 ft at 12:00PM Nov 28, 2020Observed: 5.79 ft at 1:00PM Nov 28, 2020Observed: 5.78 ft at 2:00PM Nov 28, 2020Observed: 5.78 ft at 3:00PM Nov 28, 2020Observed: 5.78 ft at 4:00PM Nov 28, 2020Observed: 5.77 ft at 5:00PM Nov 28, 2020Observed: 5.78 ft at 6:00PM Nov 28, 2020Observed: 5.78 ft at 7:00PM Nov 28, 2020Observed: 5.77 ft at 8:00PM Nov 28, 2020Observed: 5.77 ft at 9:00PM Nov 28, 2020Observed: 5.76 ft at 10:00PM Nov 28, 2020Observed: 5.76 ft at 11:00PM Nov 28, 2020Observed: 5.77 ft at 12:00AM Nov 29, 2020Observed: 5.76 ft at 1:00AM Nov 29, 2020Observed: 5.76 ft at 2:00AM Nov 29, 2020Observed: 5.76 ft at 4:00AM Nov 29, 2020Highest Forecast: 5.8 ft 6:00AM Nov 29, 2020Highest Forecast: 5.8 ft 12:00PM Nov 29, 2020Highest Forecast: 5.8 ft 6:00PM Nov 29, 2020Highest Forecast: 5.8 ft 12:00AM Nov 30, 2020Highest Forecast: 5.8 ft 6:00AM Nov 30, 2020Highest Forecast: 5.8 ft 12:00PM Nov 30, 2020Highest Forecast: 5.8 ft 6:00PM Nov 30, 2020Highest Forecast: 5.8 ft 12:00AM Dec 01, 2020Highest Forecast: 5.8 ft 6:00AM Dec 01, 2020Highest Forecast: 5.8 ft 12:00PM Dec 01, 2020Highest Forecast: 5.8 ft 6:00PM Dec 01, 2020Highest Forecast: 5.8 ft 12:00AM Dec 02, 2020Highest Forecast: 5.8 ft 6:00AM Dec 02, 2020Highest Forecast: 5.8 ft 12:00PM Dec 02, 2020Highest Forecast: 5.8 ft 6:00PM Dec 02, 2020Highest Forecast: 5.8 ft 12:00AM Dec 03, 2020Forecast: 5.7 ft 6:00AM Dec 03, 2020USACE Stages and DischargesNOMT1(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (4:45AM Nov 29, 2020)ObservedForecast (issued 8:22AM Nov 28)Latest observed value: 5.76 ft at 4:00 AM CST 29-Nov-2020. Flood Stage is 20 ft
Flood Impacts

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23
Extensive agriculture flooding is occurring along the river and numerous secondary roads are flooded causing access problems.
22
Widespread flooding is occurring in Rives and near Union City. Additional evacuations will be necessary. Agriculture land north of Martin is flooding and equipment and livestock may need to be moved to higher ground. Numerous secondary roads are covered by flood water.
21
Residents in the community of Rives should complete necessary flood precautions. Evacuations may be required. Extensive crop land flooding is occurring near the river in northeast Obion County and the northwest portion of Weakley County. Equipment and livestock should be moved to higher ground.
20
Flooding is occurring along the North Fork Obion River in Northeast Obion County and Northwest Weakley County. Flooding is also occurring in low lying areas near Union City.
18
Lowland and agriculture flooding is occurring near the North Fork of the Obion River.
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 23
Moderate Flood Stage: 21
Flood Stage: 20
Action Stage: 19
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 23.05 ft on 11/19/1957
(2) 22.98 ft on 03/02/1998
(3) 22.24 ft on 03/02/1997
(4) 21.50 ft on 12/01/2001
(5) 21.08 ft on 02/12/2019 (P)
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 21.08 ft on 02/12/2019 (P)
(2) 17.86 ft on 12/23/2017
(3) 19.47 ft on 04/28/2014
(4) 20.96 ft on 05/04/2011
(5) 19.67 ft on 05/02/2010
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

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