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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: 6.01
Current Warnings/Statements/Advisories:None currently.
near Martin
Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Highest Observation: 7.63 ft at 8:00AM May 16, 2019Observed: 7.46 ft at 9:00AM May 16, 2019Observed: 7.3 ft at 10:00AM May 16, 2019Observed: 7.18 ft at 11:00AM May 16, 2019Observed: 7.04 ft at 12:00PM May 16, 2019Observed: 6.93 ft at 1:00PM May 16, 2019Observed: 6.86 ft at 2:00PM May 16, 2019Observed: 6.77 ft at 3:00PM May 16, 2019Observed: 6.71 ft at 4:00PM May 16, 2019Observed: 6.65 ft at 5:00PM May 16, 2019Observed: 6.6 ft at 6:00PM May 16, 2019Observed: 6.52 ft at 7:00PM May 16, 2019Observed: 6.46 ft at 8:00PM May 16, 2019Observed: 6.41 ft at 9:00PM May 16, 2019Observed: 6.36 ft at 10:00PM May 16, 2019Observed: 6.35 ft at 11:00PM May 16, 2019Observed: 6.3 ft at 12:00AM May 17, 2019Observed: 6.28 ft at 1:00AM May 17, 2019Observed: 6.24 ft at 2:00AM May 17, 2019Observed: 6.21 ft at 3:00AM May 17, 2019Observed: 6.17 ft at 4:00AM May 17, 2019Observed: 6.15 ft at 5:00AM May 17, 2019Observed: 6.13 ft at 6:00AM May 17, 2019Observed: 6.11 ft at 7:00AM May 17, 2019Observed: 6.07 ft at 8:00AM May 17, 2019Observed: 6.06 ft at 9:00AM May 17, 2019Observed: 6.04 ft at 10:00AM May 17, 2019Observed: 6.03 ft at 11:00AM May 17, 2019Observed: 6.01 ft at 12:00PM May 17, 2019Observed: 6 ft at 1:00PM May 17, 2019Observed: 5.99 ft at 2:00PM May 17, 2019Observed: 5.98 ft at 3:00PM May 17, 2019Observed: 5.97 ft at 4:00PM May 17, 2019Observed: 5.95 ft at 5:00PM May 17, 2019Observed: 5.94 ft at 6:00PM May 17, 2019Observed: 5.93 ft at 7:00PM May 17, 2019Observed: 5.92 ft at 8:00PM May 17, 2019Observed: 5.91 ft at 9:00PM May 17, 2019Observed: 5.91 ft at 10:00PM May 17, 2019Observed: 5.9 ft at 11:00PM May 17, 2019Observed: 5.88 ft at 12:00AM May 18, 2019Observed: 5.87 ft at 1:00AM May 18, 2019Observed: 5.86 ft at 2:00AM May 18, 2019Observed: 5.86 ft at 3:00AM May 18, 2019Observed: 5.85 ft at 4:00AM May 18, 2019Observed: 5.84 ft at 5:00AM May 18, 2019Observed: 5.82 ft at 6:00AM May 18, 2019Observed: 5.81 ft at 7:00AM May 18, 2019Observed: 5.8 ft at 8:00AM May 18, 2019Observed: 5.8 ft at 9:00AM May 18, 2019Observed: 5.79 ft at 10:00AM May 18, 2019Observed: 5.79 ft at 11:00AM May 18, 2019Observed: 5.78 ft at 12:00PM May 18, 2019Observed: 5.77 ft at 1:00PM May 18, 2019Observed: 5.78 ft at 2:00PM May 18, 2019Observed: 5.77 ft at 3:00PM May 18, 2019Observed: 5.77 ft at 4:00PM May 18, 2019Observed: 5.77 ft at 5:00PM May 18, 2019Observed: 5.76 ft at 6:00PM May 18, 2019Observed: 5.76 ft at 7:00PM May 18, 2019Observed: 5.75 ft at 8:00PM May 18, 2019Observed: 5.75 ft at 9:00PM May 18, 2019Observed: 5.75 ft at 10:00PM May 18, 2019Observed: 5.74 ft at 11:00PM May 18, 2019Observed: 5.8 ft at 12:00AM May 19, 2019Observed: 5.85 ft at 1:00AM May 19, 2019Observed: 6.08 ft at 2:00AM May 19, 2019Observed: 6.16 ft at 3:00AM May 19, 2019Observed: 6.16 ft at 4:00AM May 19, 2019Observed: 6.13 ft at 5:00AM May 19, 2019Observed: 6.07 ft at 6:00AM May 19, 2019Observed: 6.01 ft at 7:00AM May 19, 2019Highest Forecast: 5.9 ft 1:00PM May 19, 2019Highest Forecast: 5.9 ft 7:00PM May 19, 2019Forecast: 5.8 ft 1:00AM May 20, 2019Forecast: 5.8 ft 7:00AM May 20, 2019Forecast: 5.8 ft 1:00PM May 20, 2019Forecast: 5.8 ft 7:00PM May 20, 2019Forecast: 5.8 ft 1:00AM May 21, 2019Forecast: 5.7 ft 7:00AM May 21, 2019Forecast: 5.7 ft 1:00PM May 21, 2019Forecast: 5.7 ft 7:00PM May 21, 2019Forecast: 5.7 ft 1:00AM May 22, 2019Forecast: 5.7 ft 7:00AM May 22, 2019Forecast: 5.7 ft 1:00PM May 22, 2019Forecast: 5.6 ft 7:00PM May 22, 2019Forecast: 5.6 ft 1:00AM May 23, 2019Forecast: 5.6 ft 7:00AM May 23, 2019USACE Stages and DischargesNOMT1(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (7:30AM May 19, 2019)ObservedForecast (issued 8:24AM May 18)Latest observed value: 6.01 ft at 7:00 AM CDT 19-May-2019. 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) 20.96 ft on 05/04/2011
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 17.86 ft on 12/23/2017
(2) 19.47 ft on 04/28/2014
(3) 20.96 ft on 05/04/2011
(4) 19.67 ft on 05/02/2010
(5) 19.32 ft on 05/01/2009
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

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