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South Atlantic Water Science Center

October 2013

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Compiled by Gary L. McCulloch

In cooperation with the North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources, National Weather Service, and other State, Local, and Federal agencies.


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Rainfall

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Rain Map

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Water-level Hydrographs

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Hydrographs Map

Streamflow gaging stations
French Broad River at Asheville, NC (Site 3)
Rocky River near Norwood, NC (Site 15)
Black River near Tomahawk, NC (Site 17)
Groundwater wells
Blantyre well (Site 5)
Mocksville well (Site 10)
Simpson well (Site 21)

Streamflow Conditions

Streamflow Stations Map

October 2013 streamflow conditions
[mi2, square mile; ft3/s, cubic foot per second; in, inch; D, deficient (streamflow in the lower 25th percentile); N, normal (streamflow between the 25th and 75th percentiles); E, excessive (streamflow in the upper 75th percentile); --, data not available]
Index station name and site number Drainage area (mi2) Monthly mean flow (ft3/s) Percent of long-term median Runoff (in.) Monthly mean flow last month (ft3/s) Maximum daily flow Minimum daily flow Additional Data
ft3/s Date ft3/s Date

Valley River at Tomotla (site 1)

104 113 (n) 142 1.25 176 160 10/7 92 10/31 NWISWeb

2013 Data Report (PDF)

Oconaluftee River at Birdtown (site 2)

184 248 (n) 110 1.55 371 393.0 10/7 200 10/31 NWISWeb

2013 Data Report (PDF)

French Broad River at Asheville (site 3)

945 1,380 (n) 115 1.69 1,890 2790.0 10/7 1,090 10/31 NWISWeb

2013 Data Report (PDF)

South Fork New River near Jefferson (site 7)

205 311 (n) 103 1.75 433 597.0 10/8 256 10/31 NWISWeb

2013 Data Report (PDF)

Elk Creek at Elkville (site 8)

48.1 64.1 (n) 134 1.45 81.5 221.0 10/7 54 10/30 NWISWeb

2013 Data Report (PDF)

Roaring River near Roaring River (site 9)

128 173 (a) 153 1.56 199 526.0 10/7 146 10/25-26 NWISWeb

2013 Data Report (PDF)

South Yadkin River near Mocksville (site 11)

306 210 (n) 125 0.79 263 592.0 10/8 178 10/5-6 NWISWeb

2013 Data Report (PDF)

Rocky River near Norwood (site 15)

1,372 121 (b) 48 0.10 262 283.0 10/9 95 10/28 NWISWeb

2013 Data Report (PDF)

Deep River at Moncure (site 16)

1,434 208 (n) 71 0.17 190 657.0 10/10 121 10/3 NWISWeb

2013 Data Report (PDF)

Black River near Tomahawk (site 17)

676 144 (b) 49 0.24 287 215.0 10/1 109 10/31 NWISWeb

2013 Data Report (PDF)

Trent River near Trenton (site 19)

168 24.4 (n) 52 0.17 62.4 43.0 10/13 10 10/7 NWISWeb

2013 Data Report (PDF)

Lumber River at Boardman (site 20)

1,228 321 (b) 56 0.30 503 438.0 10/20 243 10/9 NWISWeb

2013 Data Report (PDF)

Little Fishing Creek near White Oak (site 22)

177 14.0 (b) 45 0.09 11.5 45.0 10/12 5.2 10/6 NWISWeb

2013 Data Report (PDF)

Potecasi Creek near Union (site 23)

225 4.56 (b) 22 0.02 7.49 9.8 10/10 2.3 10/6 NWISWeb

2013 Data Report (PDF)

Groundwater Levels

Ground-water wells Map

October 2013 groundwater levels
[Water level is in feet below ground surface; L, low (water level in the lower 25th percentile); N, normal (water level between the 25th and 75th percentiles); H, high (water level in the upper 75th percentile)]
Index station name and site number Monthly mean level (feet) Monthly mean level last month (feet) Low daily level High daily level Additional Data
Feet Date Feet Date

Camp Hope, NC–40 (site 4)

5.34 (n) 5.01 5.54 10/31 5.15 10/8 NWISWeb
 
2013 Data Report (PDF)

Blantyre, NC–144 (site 5)

**24.91 (a) 23.2 25.60 10/29 24.22 10/1 NWISWeb
 
2013 Data Report (PDF)

Mocksville, NC–142 (site 10)

18.46 (n) 17.66 18.75 10/30-31 18.12 10/1 NWISWeb
 
2013 Data Report (PDF)

Piedmont RS, NC–193 (site 12)

7.96 (n) 7.69 8.04 10/25 7.89 10/1 NWISWeb
 
2013 Data Report (PDF)

Comfort, NC–173 (site 18)

8.95 (b) 8.31 9.10 10/30 8.81 10/11 NWISWeb
 
2013 Data Report (PDF)

Simpson, NC–160 / PI-532 (site 21)

4.54 (n) 4.45 5.74 10/8 3.81 10/12 NWISWeb
 
2013 Data Report (PDF)

** Record high monthly water level for period of record.


The data presented herein are provisional and are subject to revision as new data become available.


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French Broad River at Asheville Blantyre well Mocksville well Rocky River near Norwood Black River near Tomahawk Simpson well