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River Levels at Rosman
(178 Bridge)

15 MAJOR FLOODING CONTINUES. ADDITIONAL AREAS IN ROSMAN...SUCH AS THE TURNPIKE AND LYONS MOUNTAIN RAIN WILL BEING TO FLOOD. THE SEWAGE TREATMENT PLANT AND POWER SUBSTATION WILL BE SURROUNDED BY WATER.
14 MAJOR FLOODING BEGINS. THE RIVER WILL FLOOD SEVERAL MORE BUSINESSES...HOMES AND CHURCHES IN THE TOWN OF ROSMAN.
13.5 MODERATE FLOODING CONTINUES. ADDITIONAL HOMES ON HIGHWAY 178...AND THE POST OFFICE ALONG MAIN STREET WILL BEGIN TO FLOOD.
13 MODERATE FLOODING BEGINS. THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO EXPAND AND FLOOD MORE HOMES AND BUSINESSES ALONG CHESTNUT AND MAIN STREET...ALONG WITH THE HIGHWAY 178 BRIDGE. FLOODING AT THIS LEVEL WILL BE SIMILAR TO FLOODING THAT OCCURRED ON SEPTEMBER 8 AND 17...2004.
11.7 MINOR FLOODING WILL EXPAND FURTHER...AND WILL FLOOD US HIGHWAY 178...ABOUT 100 FT DOWNSTREAM OF GAGE. THE RIVER WILL EXPAND INTO SOME HOMES AND A CHURCH YARD. AT THIS LEVEL...THE DOWNSTREAM CREST AT BLANTYRE WILL RANGE FROM 19 TO 22 FT.
10 HANNAH FORD ROAD WILL BE FLOODED WHICH IS LOCATED BETWEEN ROSMAN AND BREVARD. A 10 FT RIVER LEVEL READING AT ROSMAN WILL RESULT IN A RIVER LEVEL DOWNSTREAM AT BLANTYRE OF AROUND 19 FT.
9 FLOOD STAGE. MINOR FLOODING OF BUILDINGS AND ROADS SUCH AS EAST MAIN ST BETWEEN DEPOT AND BROAD STREETS. A RIVER STAGE OF 9 FT AT THE ROSMAN GAGE WILL CAUSE A RIVER STAGE OF 17 TO 19 FT DOWNSTREAM AT THE BLANTYRE RIVER GAGE SITE ABOUT 12 HOURS LATER.
8.5 THE RIVER WILL SPREAD OUT MORE AND APPROACH HOMES ON EAST MAIN AND DEPOT STREETS DOWNSTREAM OF THE GAGE SITE.
8 EXPECT A BROAD OVERFLOW OF THE RIVER INTO LOW LYING FARMFIELDS AND LOW SPOTS ON ROADWAYS ONE MILE UP AND DOWNSTREAM OF THE RIVER GAGE.
7 HANNAH FORD, ISLAND FORD AND GREEN ROADS WILL BEGIN TO FLOOD. THESE ARE 1/2 WAY BTWN ROSMAN AND BLANTYRE.
5.3 THIS RIVER READING WILL LIKELY RESULT IN A RISE TO AROUND 16 FT AT THE BLANTYRE GAGE SITE.
4.5 A READING OF 4.5 FT ALONG WITH WIDESPREAD RAIN WILL CAUSE THE RIVER TO RISE TO AROUND 15 FT AT THE BLANTYRE GAGE SITE.
4 4 TO 5 INCH IN 12 HR AT BSGN7 & RMNN7 CAUSES A 4 TO 5 FT RISE AT ROSMAN.
3 3.00 INCHES OF RAIN IN 3 HOURS WILL CAUSE A 1.75 FT RISE ON THE RIVER.

 


River Levels at East Fork
(Whitmire Bridge)

East Fork

14 FIRST GUESS... EAST FORK ROAD AND BRIDGE WILL BE FLOODED.
12 FIRST GUESS...BRIDGE AND EAST FORK ROAD WILL BEGIN TO FLOOD
4.5 EAST FORK ROAD NEAR CHURCH WILL BEGIN TO FLOOD. THIS IS IN THE HEADWATERS NOT AT GAGE SITE.
4 WIDE SPREAD 4 INCH IN 24 HOUR WILL CAUSE A 3.5 FT RISE.
3.78 NO FLOODING OCCURRED
2.5 2.5 INCH IN 12 HOURS WILL CAUSE A 2.5 TO 3 FT RISE IN STREAM. RIVER ROSE FROM 3.26 TO 5.02 FT NO FLOODING AT THAT TIME.

 

 


River Levels at Blantyre

27.1 RECORD FLOODING WITH HOMES DAMAGED CAUSING SOME EVACUATIONS.
25.5 NEAR RECORD FLOODING WILL OCCUR. FLOODING AT THIS LEVEL WILL BE SIMILAR TO FLOODING THAT OCCURRED ON SEPTEMBER 9 ... 2004.
23 MAJOR FLOODING OF SECONDARY ROADS AND PARTS OF HIGHWAY 64 WILL CONTINUE WITH 2 FEET OF WATER ON MOST ROADWAYS.
21 MODERATE FLOODING OF ROADS IN THE LOCAL AREA SUCH AS GROVE BRIDGE...PLEASANT GROVE AND WILLOW ROADS WILL CONTINUE. FLOODING AT THIS LEVEL WILL BE SIMILAR TO FLOODING THAT OCCURRED ON SEPTEMBER 22 2009.
20 MODERATE FLOODING ON PARTS OF HIGHWAY 64 UP AND DOWN STREAM OF THE GAGE SITE WILL BE LIKELY. A FEW BUILDINGS BETWEEN THE RIVER AND HIGHWAY 64 WILL ALSO BE FLOODED.
19 MODERATE FLOODING STARTS. FLOODING AT THIS LEVEL WILL BE SIMILAR TO FLOODING THAT OCCURRED ON JANUARY TWENTY SIXTH 2010.
18 MINOR FLOODING OF MOST OF THE SECONDARY ROADS ALONG THE FRENCH BROAD RIVER WILL BE OCCUR. RIVER ROAD WILL HAVE ABOUT A FOOT OF WATER ON IT.
17.5 MINOR FLOODING....ADDTIONAL ROADS SUCH AS WILLIAMS ROAD AND POPULAR LANE WILL BE FLOODED.
17 MINOR FLOODING CONTINUES...ADDITIONAL PARTS OF GROVE BRIDGE AND PLEASANT GROVE ROADS WILL FLOOD. BUILDINGS BETWEEN THE FRENCH BROAD RIVER AND HIGHWAY 64 WILL BEGIN TO SEE WATER APPROACH THEM.
16 FLOOD STAGE IS REACHED...FARMFIELDS IN LOW LYING AREAS AND A LOCAL TREE FARM AND GREENHOUSE NEAR GROVE BRIDGE ROAD WILL BEGIN TO FLOOD. PARTS OF PLEASANT GROVE ROAD WILL BE COVERED WITH 6 INCHES OF WATER.
15.8 MINOR FLOODING BEGINS...THE RIVER WILL COME UP TO...BUT NOT COVER PLEASANT GROVE ROAD BETWEEN TALLY RD AND CREEKS EDGE DRIVE.
14.5 THE RIVER WILL OVERFLOW THE BANKS DOWNSTREAM OF THE GAGE SITE AND WILL APPROACH PARTS OF BIG WILLOW AND RIVER ROADS NEAR ETOWAH.
12

BANKFULL STAGE IS REACHED UPSTREAM OF THE GAGE SITE ON GROVE ROAD.

 


River Levels at Davidson River

Davidson River

 

20 THE ENGLISH CHAPEL CHURCH WILL BE FLOODED.
16.5 BUILDINGS ALONG AND NEAR US HIGHWAY 64 AND US HIGHWAY 276 WILL HAVE UP TO 6 FT OF WATER IN THEM. THE DIKE AT OLIN MATHIESON CHEMICAL CORP WILL BE OVER TOPPED. BUILDINGS ALONG VANDERBILT RD WILL FLOOD.
16 SOME OF THE PISGAH RANGER DISTRICT STATION BUILDINGS WILL BEGIN TO FLOOD. THE ENGLISH CHAPEL CHURCH WILL BE SURRONDED BY FLOOD WATERS.
12 BUILDINGS NEAR AND AT THE JUNCTION OF US HIGHWAY 64 AND US HIGHWAY 276 WILL BEGIN TO FLOOD. FLOODING WILL BE SIMILAR TO WHAT HAPPENED WITH HURRICANE FRANCES.
9.3 DEAVER ROAD ALONG THE DAVIDSON RIVER WILL BECOME IMPASSABLE.
6 FLOOD STAGE...RIVER WILL FLOOD DAVIDSON RIVER RD AND WILSON RD IN PISGAH FOREST. BACKWATER FLOODING OCCURS ALONG TURKEY CREEK AFFECTING DEAVOR RD. BLANTYRE GAGE WENT TO 16 FT.
5 BANKFULL STAGE. heavy rain and 4.75 stage will cause low areas along davidson river road near the river to flood.
3 3 TO 4 INCH IN 24 HOUR CAUSED A 2 FT RISE.

 

 

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