Nolichucky River

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Nolichucky River Levels

June 9 2023

9,267 ACRE-FT

Discharge Volume Today
+562.0 cfs (+13.67%) since yesterday
103.31% of Normal 3 Streamgauges

Total streamflow across the Nolichucky River was last observed at 4672 cfs, and is expected to yield approximately 9267 acre-ft of water today; about 103% of normal. Average streamflow for this time of year is 4522 cfs, with recent peaks last observed at 98,300 cfs on 2020-02-07.

Maximum discharge along the river is currently at the Nolichucky River Near Lowland reporting a streamflow rate of 2,220 cfs. However, the deepest point on the river is located at the Nolichucky River Below Nolichucky Dam with a gage stage of 42.3 ft. This river is monitored from 3 different streamgauging stations along the Nolichucky River, the highest being perched at an elevation of 1,533 ft, the Nolichucky River At Embreeville.

River Summary: The Nolichucky River is a free-flowing river that stretches for 114 miles through North Carolina and Tennessee. The river has a rich history dating back to the Cherokee and early European settlers. The river's hydrology is heavily influenced by rainfall and snowmelt, and it is known for its scenic beauty and challenging rapids. There are several dams and reservoirs on the Nolichucky, including the Nolichucky Dam and the Davy Crockett Lake. These dams provide hydroelectric power and recreational opportunities for fishing and boating. The Nolichucky River is also an important source of water for agriculture, including apple orchards, vineyards, and cattle farms. The river is popular for whitewater rafting and kayaking, hiking, and camping, making it a favorite destination for outdoor enthusiasts.

Last Updated 2023-06-09
Streamflow 4,672.0 cfs
Percent Normal 103.31%
Maximum 98,300.0 cfs

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