Flood Warning for Emory River at Oakdale

Submitted by WhitesCreek on November 28, 2011 - 1:43pm.

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MORRISTOWN, TN HAS ISSUED A
* FLOOD WARNING FOR THE EMORY RIVER AT OAKDALE TN.
* FROM THIS AFTERNOON UNTIL TUESDAY MORNING.
* AT 11:15 AM MONDAY THE STAGE WAS 25.2 FEET AND RISING.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 27.0 FEET.
* MODERATE FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY THIS AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE TO RISE TO NEAR 28.5 FEET BY THIS EVENING. THE RIVER WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE TUESDAY MORNING.
* AT 28.0 FEET...HOMES ON THE NEAR SIDE OF RIVERVIEW ROAD WILL HAVE ABOUT 5 FEET OF WATER IN THEM. HOMES ON THE FAR SIDE WILL HAVE UP TO 2 FEET. RIVERVIEW ROAD IS COMPLETELY IMPASSABLE.


More on flooding...

See hydrology predictions:
Link...

Looks Emory may reach 28.5ft, with flow of over 70kcfs.

RB

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My wife was able to go down

My wife was able to go down to River Front Park and take some pictures.

Link...

Randy Ellis
randyellis@gmail.com

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Randyellis

Thank you and your wife so much for sharing!

-- OneTahiti

River has fallen a good bit...

... since last night's crest of a bit over 28ft. See the link in my above post for current levels and expected further falling of river level.

RB

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