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Roanoke River at Salem Pump Station Stage (ft)Highest Observation: 2.4 ft at 7:30AM Jul 19, 2016Highest Observation: 2.4 ft at 7:31AM Jul 19, 2016Observed: 2.3 ft at 1:30PM Jul 19, 2016Observed: 2.3 ft at 1:31PM Jul 19, 2016Observed: 2.3 ft at 7:30PM Jul 19, 2016Observed: 2.3 ft at 7:31PM Jul 19, 2016Highest Observation: 2.4 ft at 1:30AM Jul 20, 2016Highest Observation: 2.4 ft at 1:31AM Jul 20, 2016Highest Observation: 2.4 ft at 7:30AM Jul 20, 2016Highest Observation: 2.4 ft at 7:31AM Jul 20, 2016Highest Observation: 2.4 ft at 1:30PM Jul 20, 2016Highest Observation: 2.4 ft at 1:31PM Jul 20, 2016Highest Observation: 2.4 ft at 7:31PM Jul 20, 2016Highest Observation: 2.4 ft at 1:31AM Jul 21, 2016Highest Observation: 2.4 ft at 7:31AM Jul 21, 2016Observed: 2.3 ft at 7:31PM Jul 21, 2016Observed: 2.3 ft at 1:31AM Jul 22, 2016Observed: 2.2 ft at 7:31AM Jul 22, 2016Observed: 2.1 ft at 1:31PM Jul 22, 2016Observed: 2.1 ft at 7:31PM Jul 22, 2016Observed: 2.2 ft at 1:31AM Jul 23, 2016Observed: 2.2 ft at 7:31AM Jul 23, 2016Observed: 2.1 ft at 1:31PM Jul 23, 2016Observed: 2.1 ft at 7:31PM Jul 23, 2016Observed: 2.2 ft at 1:31AM Jul 24, 2016Observed: 2.2 ft at 7:31AM Jul 24, 2016Observed: 2.1 ft at 1:31PM Jul 24, 2016Observed: 2.1 ft at 7:31PM Jul 24, 2016Observed: 2.2 ft at 1:31AM Jul 25, 2016Observed: 2.2 ft at 7:30AM Jul 25, 2016Observed: 2.2 ft at 7:31AM Jul 25, 2016Observed: 2.1 ft at 1:30PM Jul 25, 2016Observed: 2.1 ft at 1:31PM Jul 25, 2016Highest Observation: 2.4 ft at 6:21PM Jul 25, 2016Highest Observation: 2.4 ft at 6:22PM Jul 25, 2016Observed: 2.3 ft at 7:30PM Jul 25, 2016Observed: 2.3 ft at 7:31PM Jul 25, 2016Observed: 2.3 ft at 1:30AM Jul 26, 2016Observed: 2.3 ft at 1:31AM Jul 26, 2016SPSV2(plotting HGIRR) Graph Created (6:05AM Jul 26, 2016)ObservedLatest observed value: 2.3 ft at 1:31 AM EDT 26-Jul-2016. 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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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 16
Moderate Flood Stage: 14
Flood Stage: 7
Action Stage: 5
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic 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) 13.80 ft on 09/30/2015
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 7.60 ft on 02/04/2016
(2) 7.00 ft on 10/04/2015
(3) 13.80 ft on 09/30/2015
(4) 7.00 ft on 03/05/2015
(5) 6.40 ft on 02/21/2014
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

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Currently none available.

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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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