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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: 6.49
Current Warnings/Statements/Advisories:Wind Advisory
near Martin
Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 6.1 ft at 6:00AM Jan 24, 2023Observed: 6.1 ft at 7:00AM Jan 24, 2023Observed: 6.1 ft at 8:00AM Jan 24, 2023Observed: 6.1 ft at 9:00AM Jan 24, 2023Observed: 6.1 ft at 10:00AM Jan 24, 2023Observed: 6.11 ft at 11:00AM Jan 24, 2023Observed: 6.1 ft at 12:00PM Jan 24, 2023Observed: 6.1 ft at 1:00PM Jan 24, 2023Observed: 6.09 ft at 2:00PM Jan 24, 2023Observed: 6.09 ft at 3:00PM Jan 24, 2023Observed: 6.08 ft at 4:00PM Jan 24, 2023Observed: 6.08 ft at 5:00PM Jan 24, 2023Observed: 6.07 ft at 6:00PM Jan 24, 2023Observed: 6.07 ft at 7:00PM Jan 24, 2023Observed: 6.07 ft at 8:00PM Jan 24, 2023Observed: 6.08 ft at 9:00PM Jan 24, 2023Observed: 6.1 ft at 10:00PM Jan 24, 2023Observed: 6.12 ft at 11:00PM Jan 24, 2023Observed: 6.21 ft at 12:00AM Jan 25, 2023Observed: 6.39 ft at 1:00AM Jan 25, 2023Observed: 6.61 ft at 2:00AM Jan 25, 2023Observed: 6.8 ft at 3:00AM Jan 25, 2023Observed: 7.05 ft at 4:00AM Jan 25, 2023Observed: 7.42 ft at 5:00AM Jan 25, 2023Observed: 7.81 ft at 6:00AM Jan 25, 2023Observed: 8.15 ft at 7:00AM Jan 25, 2023Observed: 8.44 ft at 8:00AM Jan 25, 2023Observed: 8.7 ft at 9:00AM Jan 25, 2023Observed: 8.91 ft at 10:00AM Jan 25, 2023Observed: 9.06 ft at 11:00AM Jan 25, 2023Observed: 9.15 ft at 12:00PM Jan 25, 2023Highest Observation: 9.21 ft at 1:00PM Jan 25, 2023Observed: 9.2 ft at 2:00PM Jan 25, 2023Observed: 9.17 ft at 3:00PM Jan 25, 2023Observed: 9.1 ft at 4:00PM Jan 25, 2023Observed: 8.97 ft at 5:00PM Jan 25, 2023Observed: 8.86 ft at 6:00PM Jan 25, 2023Observed: 8.74 ft at 7:00PM Jan 25, 2023Observed: 8.6 ft at 8:00PM Jan 25, 2023Observed: 8.46 ft at 9:00PM Jan 25, 2023Observed: 8.32 ft at 10:00PM Jan 25, 2023Observed: 8.16 ft at 11:00PM Jan 25, 2023Observed: 8.02 ft at 12:00AM Jan 26, 2023Observed: 7.88 ft at 1:00AM Jan 26, 2023Observed: 7.75 ft at 2:00AM Jan 26, 2023Observed: 7.63 ft at 3:00AM Jan 26, 2023Observed: 7.51 ft at 4:00AM Jan 26, 2023Observed: 7.42 ft at 5:00AM Jan 26, 2023Observed: 7.33 ft at 6:00AM Jan 26, 2023Observed: 7.24 ft at 7:00AM Jan 26, 2023Observed: 7.16 ft at 8:00AM Jan 26, 2023Observed: 7.11 ft at 9:00AM Jan 26, 2023Observed: 7.05 ft at 10:00AM Jan 26, 2023Observed: 6.99 ft at 11:00AM Jan 26, 2023Observed: 6.95 ft at 12:00PM Jan 26, 2023Observed: 6.9 ft at 1:00PM Jan 26, 2023Observed: 6.86 ft at 2:00PM Jan 26, 2023Observed: 6.82 ft at 3:00PM Jan 26, 2023Observed: 6.78 ft at 4:00PM Jan 26, 2023Observed: 6.75 ft at 5:00PM Jan 26, 2023Observed: 6.73 ft at 6:00PM Jan 26, 2023Observed: 6.69 ft at 7:00PM Jan 26, 2023Observed: 6.66 ft at 8:00PM Jan 26, 2023Observed: 6.63 ft at 9:00PM Jan 26, 2023Observed: 6.6 ft at 10:00PM Jan 26, 2023Observed: 6.58 ft at 11:00PM Jan 26, 2023Observed: 6.56 ft at 12:00AM Jan 27, 2023Observed: 6.53 ft at 1:00AM Jan 27, 2023Observed: 6.51 ft at 2:00AM Jan 27, 2023Observed: 6.5 ft at 3:00AM Jan 27, 2023Observed: 6.49 ft at 4:00AM Jan 27, 2023Highest Forecast: 6.4 ft 6:00AM Jan 27, 2023Highest Forecast: 6.4 ft 12:00PM Jan 27, 2023Highest Forecast: 6.4 ft 6:00PM Jan 27, 2023Highest Forecast: 6.4 ft 12:00AM Jan 28, 2023Highest Forecast: 6.4 ft 6:00AM Jan 28, 2023Highest Forecast: 6.4 ft 12:00PM Jan 28, 2023Forecast: 6.3 ft 6:00PM Jan 28, 2023Forecast: 6.3 ft 12:00AM Jan 29, 2023Forecast: 6.3 ft 6:00AM Jan 29, 2023Forecast: 6.3 ft 12:00PM Jan 29, 2023Forecast: 6.3 ft 6:00PM Jan 29, 2023Forecast: 6.3 ft 12:00AM Jan 30, 2023Forecast: 6.3 ft 6:00AM Jan 30, 2023Forecast: 6.3 ft 12:00PM Jan 30, 2023Forecast: 6.3 ft 6:00PM Jan 30, 2023Forecast: 6.2 ft 12:00AM Jan 31, 2023Forecast: 6.2 ft 6:00AM Jan 31, 2023USACE Stages and DischargesNOMT1(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (5:15AM Jan 27, 2023)ObservedForecast (issued 8:43AM Jan 26)Latest observed value: 6.49 ft at 4:00 AM CST 27-Jan-2023. Flood Stage is 20 ft
Flood Impacts

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23
Extensive agricultural 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. Agricultural 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 cropland 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 agricultural 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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