Maximum discharge along the river is currently at the
reporting a streamflow rate of cfs.
This is also the highest stage along the Yellow Creek, with a gauge stage of
ft at this location.
This river is monitored from 1 different streamgauging stations along the Yellow Creek, the highest being situated at an altitude of ft, the
About the yellow creek
Yellow Creek is a 109-mile-long tributary of the Tennessee River located in northern Alabama and southern Tennessee. The creek has a rich history, as it was a crucial transportation route for Native Americans and early settlers. Yellow Creek is fed by numerous streams and tributaries, making it a significant contributor to the Tennessee River's hydrology. The creek is home to several reservoirs and dams, including the Yellow Creek Dam and Pickwick Landing Dam. These dams provide important hydroelectric power and flood control measures. Additionally, Yellow Creek and its reservoirs offer opportunities for various recreational activities, such as fishing, boating, and camping. The surrounding agricultural communities rely on the creek for irrigation purposes, making it a vital resource for the region.