RECORD FLOODING IN THE MILL CREEK AND HARPETH RIVER BASINS

 

...RECORD FLOODING OCCURRING ALONG THE MILL CREEK AND HARPETH RIVER BASINS...

...ESTIMATED RAIN TOTALS OF 8 TO 10 INCHES OCCURRED OVER THE RIVER BASINS SATURDAY...

 

RIVER LEVELS ON MILL CREEK AND THE HARPETH RIVER ROSE

TO RECORD LEVELS SATURDAY DUE TOTHE EXCESSIVE RAINFALL. 

 

ALONG MILL CREEK, NEAR  ANTIOCH, IN DAVIDSON COUNTY, THE

RIVER EXCEEDED THE PREVIOUS RECORD OF 23.8 FEET, SET

ON MAY 4, 1979.  LATE SATURDAY EVENING, THE RIVER ROSE

TO NEAR 26 FEET, CAUSINGWIDESPREAD FLOODING IN

SOUTHEAST PARTS OF THE NASHVILLE METRO AREA.

 

ALONG THE HARPETH RIVER, FROM FRANKLIN...TO BELLEVUE...

TO KINGSTON SPRINGS, RECORD FLOODINGWAS FORECAST

TO OCCUR SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY.

 

AT FRANKLIN, THE RECORD CREST WAS 35.2 FEET, SET ON

FEBRUARY 14, 1948. THE RIVER IS EXPECTED TO

RISE TO NEAR A RECORD LEVEL OF 34.9 FEET BY SUNDAY

MORNING.

 

AT BELLEVUE, THE RECORD CREST WAS 24.3 FEET,

ALSO SET ON FEBRUARY 14, 1948. THE RIVER

IS EXPECTED TO REACH ALMOST 26 FEET BY

SUNDAY AFTERNOON. 

 

AT KINGSTON SPRINGS, THE RECORD CREST WAS 32.2

FEET, SET ON JANUARY 7TH, 1946. THE RIVER IS EXPECTED

TO RISE ABOVE 36 FEET BY SUNDAY EVENING.



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