City River Elevations

Elevations at cities can be crucial for anyone traveling the Tennessee River. Here’s a guide to elevations at selected cities and towns.

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City Latest Observed Elevation* Predicted Elevations*
  05/02/2016 05/03/2016 05/04/2016 05/05/2016
Knoxville 811.79 812.0 812.1 812.1
Kingston 739.66 739.6 739.7 739.7
Chattanooga 632.70 633.4 634.0 634.0
Scottsboro 595.17 595.1 594.7 594.7
SoPittsburg 595.02 595.2 594.8 594.8
Whitesburg 555.55 555.3 555.8 555.8
Decatur 555.34 555.1 555.4 555.4
Florence 413.53 413.3 413.3 413.3
Savannah 359.61 360.0 359.1 359.1
Perryville 359.18 359.3 359.3 359.3
Johnsonville 359.12 359.2 359.1 359.1

*Elevations are at the end of the day in feet above mean sea level.

This table shows the most recent midnight river elevation and predicted elevations for the next three days for major cities along the Tennessee River and for key locations below Pickwick Landing Dam. For other locations, see the Lake Levels page.