City River Elevations

Elevations at cities can be crucial for anyone traveling the Tennessee River. Here’s a guide to elevations at selected cities and towns.

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City Latest Observed Elevation* Predicted Elevations*
  02/11/2016 02/12/2016 02/13/2016 02/14/2016
Knoxville 810.08 809.5 809.3 809.3
Kingston 737.66 737.3 737.0 737.0
Chattanooga 638.39 637.8 638.3 638.3
SoPittsburg 599.92 600.0 599.4 599.4
Scottsboro 594.49 594.5 594.2 594.2
Whitesburg 557.86 558.6 558.6 558.6
Decatur 552.99 552.7 552.6 552.6
Florence 414.47 414.5 413.8 413.8
Savannah 368.63 366.3 365.6 365.6
Perryville 361.59 360.4 359.6 359.6
Johnsonville 358.44 358.0 357.3 357.3

*Elevations are at the end of the day in feet above mean sea level.

This table shows the most recent midnight river elevation and predicted elevations for the next three days for major cities along the Tennessee River and for key locations below Pickwick Landing Dam. For other locations, see the Lake Levels page.