Issued by NWS Huntsville, AL
FGUS84 KHUN 250855
National Weather Service Huntsville AL
355 AM CDT Tue Apr 25 2017
...Rises forecast to occur on the Tennessee River at Whitesburg...
Runoff from rainfall is expected to cause river levels to rise
rapidly on the Tennessee River. Although it is not expected to reach
Flood Stage...some nuisance flooding of lowlands may still occur. If
additional rainfall occurs...the river could still reach Flood Stage.
At 3 AM Tuesday the stage was 14.2 feet. Action Stage is 15.0 feet.
Flood Stage is 17.0 feet. The river is forecast to rise to 16.1 feet
by early tomorrow afternoon. At 14.0 feet...The river starts to cover
ramps at the Madison County Boat Harbor at Ditto Landing...as well as
pastureland near the river. Backwater from Aldridge Creek covers part
of the Ditto Landing Walking Trail. Water backs into sloughs near the
All persons with interests along the river should monitor the latest
forecasts...and be prepared to take necessary precautions to protect
life and property from rising river levels.
RIVER FLOOD OBSERVED 12PM 6PM 12AM 6AM 12PM 6PM
LOCATION STAGE STG DAY TIME Tue Tue Wed Wed Wed Wed
Whitesburg 17.0 14.2 Tue 3 AM 14.8 15.4 15.8 16.0 16.1 15.6
LAT...LON 3462 8653 3450 8646 3446 8659 3456 8696 3467 8692