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FGUS84 KHUN 220148  
RVSHUN  
ALC079-230148-  
HYDROLOGIC STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HUNTSVILLE AL  
748 PM CST THU DEC 21 2017  
   
..RISES FORECAST TO OCCUR ON THE BIG NANCE CREEK AT COURTLAND
 
 
RUNOFF FROM RECENT RAINFALL IS EXPECTED TO CAUSE RIVER LEVELS TO RISE  
RAPIDLY ON THE BIG NANCE CREEK. 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 7 PM THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS 12.5 FEET. ACTION STAGE IS 12.0 FEET.  
FLOOD STAGE IS 14.0 FEET. THE RIVER IS FORECAST TO RISE TO 9.3 FEET  
BY EARLY SUNDAY EVENING. AT 12.0 FEET...THE RIVER OVERFLOWS ON COUNTY  
ROAD 150 ABOUT THREE QUARTERS OF A MILE UPSTREAM OF THE GAGE SITE...  
SOUTH OF COURTLAND.  
 
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 THU THU FRI FRI FRI FRI  
 
BIG NANCE CREEK  
COURTLAND 14.0 12.5 THU 7 PM 9.9 9.2 8.5 7.9 7.3 7.2  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3479 8742 3476 8733 3468 8725 3457 8728 3458 8741  
 

 
 
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