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Roanoke River at Salem Pump Station Stage (ft)Observed: 1.6 ft at 2:50AM Sep 10, 2014Observed: 1.6 ft at 2:52PM Sep 10, 2014Observed: 1.7 ft at 2:50AM Sep 11, 2014Observed: 1.6 ft at 8:50AM Sep 11, 2014Observed: 1.6 ft at 2:52PM Sep 11, 2014Observed: 1.7 ft at 2:50AM Sep 12, 2014Observed: 1.6 ft at 8:53AM Sep 12, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 2:51AM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 8:51AM Sep 13, 2014Highest Observation: 2.1 ft at 8:52PM Sep 13, 2014Highest Observation: 2.1 ft at 2:52AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 2 ft at 8:50AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.9 ft at 2:50PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 2:50AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.8 ft at 8:51AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.7 ft at 2:51PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.7 ft at 8:52PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 1.7 ft at 2:51AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 1.7 ft at 8:51AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 1.7 ft at 2:50PM Sep 16, 2014SPSV2(plotting HGIRR) Graph Created (9:19PM Sep 16, 2014)ObservedLatest observed value: 1.7 ft at 2:50 PM EDT 16-Sep-2014. Flood Stage is 7 ft
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NOTE: Graphical forecasts are not available for the Roanoke River at Salem Pump Station. During times of high water, forecast crest information can be found in the text products.
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Major Flood Stage:16
Moderate Flood Stage:14
Flood Stage:7
Action Stage:5

Historical Crests
(1) 20.50 ft on 11/04/1985
(2) 15.30 ft on 06/21/1972
(3) 14.00 ft on 02/23/2003
(4) 13.80 ft on 04/22/1992
(5) 13.50 ft on 09/28/2004
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

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11 Water near top of berm at Riverwalk apartments in Salem.
8 Mill Lane bridge is completely overtopped.
7.6 Mill Lane bridge in Salem starts to flood.
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Latitude: 37.286667° N, Longitude: 80.075278° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

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