Issued by NWS Huntsville, AL
FGUS84 KHUN 260749
National Weather Service Huntsville AL
249 AM CDT Wed Apr 26 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 2 AM Wednesday the stage was 14.7 feet. Action Stage is 15.0
feet. Flood Stage is 17.0 feet. The river is forecast to rise to 15.2
feet by midnight tonight. 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 river. .
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 Wed Wed Thu Thu Thu Thu
Whitesburg 17.0 14.7 Wed 2 AM 15.1 15.1 15.2 15.2 14.5 13.4
LAT...LON 3462 8653 3450 8646 3446 8659 3456 8696 3467 8692