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Roanoke River at John H. Kerr Dam Pool (ft)Observed: 295.33 ft at 5:45AM Oct 14, 2017Observed: 295.33 ft at 6:00AM Oct 14, 2017Observed: 295.33 ft at 6:15AM Oct 14, 2017Observed: 295.33 ft at 6:30AM Oct 14, 2017Observed: 295.33 ft at 6:45AM Oct 14, 2017Observed: 295.34 ft at 7:00AM Oct 14, 2017Observed: 295.33 ft at 7:15AM Oct 14, 2017Observed: 295.33 ft at 7:30AM Oct 14, 2017Observed: 295.33 ft at 7:45AM Oct 14, 2017Observed: 295.33 ft at 8:00AM Oct 14, 2017Observed: 295.33 ft at 8:15AM Oct 14, 2017Observed: 295.33 ft at 8:30AM Oct 14, 2017Observed: 295.34 ft at 8:45AM Oct 14, 2017Observed: 295.34 ft at 9:00AM Oct 14, 2017Observed: 295.34 ft at 9:15AM Oct 14, 2017Observed: 295.34 ft at 9:30AM Oct 14, 2017Observed: 295.34 ft at 9:45AM Oct 14, 2017Observed: 295.34 ft at 10:00AM Oct 14, 2017Observed: 295.34 ft at 10:15AM Oct 14, 2017Observed: 295.34 ft at 10:30AM Oct 14, 2017Observed: 295.34 ft at 10:45AM Oct 14, 2017Observed: 295.34 ft at 11:00AM Oct 14, 2017Observed: 295.34 ft at 11:15AM Oct 14, 2017Observed: 295.34 ft at 11:30AM Oct 14, 2017Observed: 295.34 ft at 11:45AM Oct 14, 2017Observed: 295.34 ft at 12:00PM Oct 14, 2017Observed: 295.34 ft at 12:15PM Oct 14, 2017Observed: 295.34 ft at 12:30PM Oct 14, 2017Observed: 295.34 ft at 12:45PM Oct 14, 2017Observed: 295.34 ft at 1:00PM Oct 14, 2017Observed: 295.34 ft at 1:15PM Oct 14, 2017Observed: 295.34 ft at 1:30PM Oct 14, 2017Observed: 295.34 ft at 1:45PM Oct 14, 2017Observed: 295.34 ft at 2:00PM Oct 14, 2017Observed: 295.34 ft at 2:15PM Oct 14, 2017Observed: 295.34 ft at 2:30PM Oct 14, 2017Observed: 295.34 ft at 2:45PM Oct 14, 2017Observed: 295.34 ft at 3:00PM Oct 14, 2017Observed: 295.34 ft at 3:15PM Oct 14, 2017Observed: 295.35 ft at 3:30PM Oct 14, 2017Observed: 295.35 ft at 3:45PM Oct 14, 2017Observed: 295.35 ft at 4:00PM Oct 14, 2017Observed: 295.35 ft at 4:15PM Oct 14, 2017Observed: 295.35 ft at 4:30PM Oct 14, 2017Observed: 295.35 ft at 4:45PM Oct 14, 2017Observed: 295.35 ft at 5:00PM Oct 14, 2017Observed: 295.35 ft at 5:15PM Oct 14, 2017Observed: 295.35 ft at 5:30PM Oct 14, 2017Observed: 295.35 ft at 5:45PM Oct 14, 2017Observed: 295.36 ft at 6:00PM Oct 14, 2017Observed: 295.36 ft at 6:15PM Oct 14, 2017Observed: 295.36 ft at 6:30PM Oct 14, 2017Observed: 295.36 ft at 6:45PM Oct 14, 2017Observed: 295.36 ft at 7:00PM Oct 14, 2017Observed: 295.36 ft at 7:15PM Oct 14, 2017Observed: 295.36 ft at 7:30PM Oct 14, 2017Observed: 295.36 ft at 7:45PM Oct 14, 2017Observed: 295.36 ft at 8:00PM Oct 14, 2017Observed: 295.36 ft at 8:15PM Oct 14, 2017Observed: 295.36 ft at 8:30PM Oct 14, 2017Observed: 295.36 ft at 8:45PM Oct 14, 2017Observed: 295.36 ft at 9:00PM Oct 14, 2017Observed: 295.36 ft at 9:15PM Oct 14, 2017Observed: 295.36 ft at 9:30PM Oct 14, 2017Observed: 295.36 ft at 9:45PM Oct 14, 2017Observed: 295.36 ft at 10:00PM Oct 14, 2017Observed: 295.36 ft at 10:15PM Oct 14, 2017Observed: 295.37 ft at 10:30PM Oct 14, 2017Observed: 295.37 ft at 10:45PM Oct 14, 2017Observed: 295.37 ft at 11:00PM Oct 14, 2017Observed: 295.37 ft at 11:15PM Oct 14, 2017Observed: 295.37 ft at 11:30PM Oct 14, 2017Observed: 295.37 ft at 11:45PM Oct 14, 2017Observed: 295.37 ft at 12:00AM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 295.37 ft at 12:15AM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 295.37 ft at 12:30AM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 295.37 ft at 12:45AM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 295.37 ft at 1:00AM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 295.37 ft at 1:15AM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 295.38 ft at 1:30AM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 295.38 ft at 1:45AM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 295.38 ft at 2:00AM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 295.38 ft at 2:15AM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 295.38 ft at 2:30AM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 295.38 ft at 2:45AM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 295.39 ft at 3:00AM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 295.39 ft at 3:15AM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 295.4 ft at 3:30AM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 295.4 ft at 3:45AM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 295.4 ft at 4:00AM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 295.4 ft at 4:15AM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 295.4 ft at 4:30AM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 295.4 ft at 4:45AM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 295.4 ft at 5:00AM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 295.4 ft at 5:15AM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 295.41 ft at 5:30AM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 295.41 ft at 5:45AM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 295.41 ft at 6:00AM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 295.41 ft at 6:15AM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 295.41 ft at 6:30AM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 295.41 ft at 6:45AM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 295.41 ft at 7:00AM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 295.42 ft at 7:15AM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 295.42 ft at 7:30AM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 295.42 ft at 7:45AM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 295.42 ft at 8:00AM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 295.42 ft at 8:15AM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 295.42 ft at 8:30AM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 295.42 ft at 8:45AM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 295.42 ft at 9:00AM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 295.42 ft at 9:15AM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 295.42 ft at 9:30AM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 295.42 ft at 9:45AM Oct 15, 2017Highest Observation: 295.43 ft at 10:00AM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 295.42 ft at 10:15AM Oct 15, 2017Highest Observation: 295.43 ft at 10:30AM Oct 15, 2017Highest Observation: 295.43 ft at 10:45AM Oct 15, 2017Highest Observation: 295.43 ft at 11:00AM Oct 15, 2017Highest Observation: 295.43 ft at 11:15AM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 295.42 ft at 11:30AM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 295.42 ft at 11:45AM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 295.37 ft at 12:00PM Oct 15, 2017Highest Observation: 295.43 ft at 12:15PM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 295.42 ft at 12:30PM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 295.38 ft at 12:45PM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 295.4 ft at 1:00PM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 295.39 ft at 1:15PM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 295.38 ft at 1:30PM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 295.4 ft at 1:45PM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 295.39 ft at 2:00PM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 295.37 ft at 2:15PM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 295.37 ft at 2:30PM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 295.35 ft at 2:45PM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 295.32 ft at 3:00PM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 295.33 ft at 3:15PM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 295.33 ft at 3:30PM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 295.32 ft at 3:45PM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 295.3 ft at 4:00PM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 295.3 ft at 4:15PM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 295.28 ft at 4:30PM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 295.27 ft at 4:45PM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 295.27 ft at 5:00PM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 295.24 ft at 5:15PM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 295.23 ft at 5:30PM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 295.24 ft at 5:45PM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 295.22 ft at 6:00PM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 295.18 ft at 6:15PM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 295.18 ft at 6:30PM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 295.17 ft at 6:45PM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 295.15 ft at 7:00PM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 295.14 ft at 7:15PM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 295.13 ft at 7:30PM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 295.12 ft at 7:45PM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 295.1 ft at 8:00PM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 295.08 ft at 8:15PM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 295.05 ft at 8:30PM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 295.06 ft at 8:45PM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 295.05 ft at 9:00PM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 295.06 ft at 9:15PM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 295.12 ft at 9:30PM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 295.05 ft at 9:45PM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 295.08 ft at 10:00PM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 295.07 ft at 10:15PM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 295.06 ft at 10:30PM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 295.08 ft at 10:45PM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 295.03 ft at 11:00PM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 295.04 ft at 11:15PM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 295.07 ft at 11:30PM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 295.01 ft at 11:45PM Oct 15, 2017Observed: 295.01 ft at 12:00AM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 295.05 ft at 12:15AM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 295.05 ft at 12:30AM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 295.06 ft at 12:45AM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 295.08 ft at 1:00AM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 295.08 ft at 1:15AM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 295.09 ft at 1:30AM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 295.08 ft at 1:45AM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 295.05 ft at 2:00AM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 295.08 ft at 2:15AM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 295.09 ft at 2:30AM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 295.04 ft at 2:45AM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 295.08 ft at 3:00AM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 295.09 ft at 3:15AM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 295.04 ft at 3:30AM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 295.05 ft at 3:45AM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 295.08 ft at 4:00AM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 295.07 ft at 4:15AM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 295.08 ft at 4:30AM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 295.09 ft at 4:45AM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 295.08 ft at 5:00AM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 295.09 ft at 5:15AM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 295.08 ft at 5:30AM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 295.09 ft at 5:45AM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 295.11 ft at 6:00AM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 295.08 ft at 6:15AM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 295.09 ft at 6:30AM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 295.09 ft at 6:45AM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 295.1 ft at 7:00AM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 295.09 ft at 7:15AM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 295.09 ft at 7:30AM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 295.09 ft at 7:45AM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 295.09 ft at 8:00AM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 295.09 ft at 8:15AM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 295.09 ft at 8:30AM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 295.11 ft at 8:45AM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 295.1 ft at 9:00AM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 295.09 ft at 9:15AM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 295.12 ft at 9:30AM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 295.11 ft at 9:45AM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 295.09 ft at 10:00AM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 295.09 ft at 10:15AM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 295.11 ft at 10:30AM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 295.09 ft at 10:45AM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 295.1 ft at 11:00AM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 295.11 ft at 11:15AM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 295.11 ft at 11:30AM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 295.11 ft at 11:45AM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 295.11 ft at 12:00PM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 295.1 ft at 12:15PM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 295.11 ft at 12:30PM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 295.11 ft at 12:45PM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 295.09 ft at 1:00PM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 295.13 ft at 1:15PM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 295.12 ft at 1:30PM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 295.09 ft at 1:45PM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 295.1 ft at 2:00PM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 295.14 ft at 2:15PM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 295.12 ft at 2:30PM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 295.11 ft at 2:45PM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 295.11 ft at 3:00PM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 295.12 ft at 3:15PM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 295.11 ft at 3:30PM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 295.1 ft at 3:45PM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 295.13 ft at 4:00PM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 295.13 ft at 4:15PM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 295.11 ft at 4:30PM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 295.12 ft at 4:45PM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 295.08 ft at 5:00PM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 295.1 ft at 5:15PM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 295.09 ft at 5:30PM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 295.08 ft at 5:45PM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 295.11 ft at 6:00PM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 295.12 ft at 6:15PM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 295.07 ft at 6:30PM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 295.05 ft at 6:45PM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 295.1 ft at 7:00PM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 295.07 ft at 7:15PM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 295.08 ft at 7:30PM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 295.09 ft at 7:45PM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 295.07 ft at 8:00PM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 295.04 ft at 8:15PM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 295.01 ft at 8:30PM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 295.02 ft at 8:45PM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 295.06 ft at 9:00PM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 295.04 ft at 9:15PM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 295.06 ft at 9:30PM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 295.06 ft at 9:45PM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 295.05 ft at 10:00PM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 295.03 ft at 10:15PM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 295.04 ft at 10:30PM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 295.06 ft at 10:45PM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 295.05 ft at 11:00PM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 295.04 ft at 11:15PM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 295.04 ft at 11:30PM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 295.04 ft at 11:45PM Oct 16, 2017Observed: 295.02 ft at 12:00AM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 295.03 ft at 12:15AM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 295.05 ft at 12:30AM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 295.06 ft at 12:45AM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 295.04 ft at 1:00AM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 295.05 ft at 1:15AM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 295.05 ft at 1:30AM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 295.04 ft at 1:45AM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 295.03 ft at 2:00AM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 295.06 ft at 2:15AM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 295.05 ft at 2:30AM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 295.05 ft at 2:45AM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 295.05 ft at 3:00AM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 295.06 ft at 3:15AM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 295.05 ft at 3:30AM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 295.05 ft at 3:45AM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 295.05 ft at 4:00AM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 295.07 ft at 4:15AM Oct 17, 2017USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesKERV2(plotting HPIRG) Graph Created (5:30AM Oct 17, 2017)ObservedLatest observed value: 295.07 ft at 4:15 AM EDT 17-Oct-2017. Flood Stage is 320 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts are not available for the Roanoke River at John H. Kerr Dam. Only observed stages are available for this point.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 324
Moderate Flood Stage: 322
Flood Stage: 320
Action Stage: 320
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 319.67 ft on 04/29/1987
(2) 310.99 ft on 02/10/2010

(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 310.99 ft on 02/10/2010
(2) 319.67 ft on 04/29/1987

(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.

For more information on your flood risk go to www.floodsmart.gov.

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326 River stage sensor operating limit
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Latitude: 36.598333° N, Longitude: 78.299167° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 320 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
Elevation
(gauge height = flood stage)
Elevation information source
NAVD88 Not Available Not Available Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
Other 0 ft 320 ft  

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