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Weather Forecast Office Blacksburg, VA
Southeast River Forecast Center
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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
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage:
Moderate Flood Stage:
(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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: Preliminary values subject to further review.
Low Water Records
Currently none available.
Latitude/Longitude Disclaimer: The gauge location shown in the above map is the approximate location based on the latitude/longitude coordinates provided to the NWS by the gauge owner.
Flood Impacts & Photos
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Water near top of berm at Riverwalk apartments in Salem.
Mill Lane bridge is completely overtopped.
Mill Lane bridge in Salem starts to flood.
About This Location
Latitude: 37.286667° N, Longitude: 80.075278° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84
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(gauge height = flood stage)
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Blacksburg Weather Forecast Office
1750 Forecast Drive
Blacksburg, VA 24060
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