Vital River Elevations for Flood-Prone Cities

Knowing river elevations and crests during floods can be crucial for anyone living near or navigating the Tennessee River or its tributaries. Below are observed and predicted midnight elevations at selected riverside cities for today and the next three days:

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City Latest Observed Elevation* Predicted Elevations*
  7/14/2018 7/15/2018 7/16/2018 7/17/2018
Knoxville 812.71 812.68 812.74 812.84
Kingston 740.99 740.98 740.97 741.04
Chattanooga 633.66 632.75 633.50 634.13
South Pittsburg 595.05 594.97 596.04 595.90
Scottsboro 594.68 594.55 594.80 594.92
Whitesburg 556.20 555.82 555.80 555.90
Decatur 555.79 555.38 555.36 555.47
Florence 414.17 414.45 414.40 414.24
Savannah 358.57 360.10 359.97 360.02
Perryville 358.36 358.44 358.47 358.50
Johnsonville 358.27 358.19 358.24 358.26

These elevations are updated daily and are reported in feet above mean sea level.

If you need additional flood stage or crest information for your area, or if it's not listed here, please call the TVA River Forecast Center at (865) 632-6065.

During Floods—What You Should Do

If you live in an area that is prone to flooding, always stay tuned to your local news and weather channels for the latest information. During a flood, if the waterway in your area is expected to rise significantly, your local emergency management agency and local media will broadcast any notifications.

If you have an emergency, please call 911 or your local emergency management agency.

The U. S. Coast Guard is the governing authority to halt navigation along any waterway.

Reservoir Information

Get the most up-to-date information for the reservoirs, including today’s lake levels, predicted elevations, planned releases, reservoir operating guides, ecological health ratings, fish survey results, recreation facilities and more.

 

 

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