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Pipestem Creek at Pipestem Dam Pool (ft)Observed: 1442.54 ft at 7:15AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1442.56 ft at 7:30AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1442.55 ft at 7:45AM Oct 21, 2014Highest Observation: 1442.57 ft at 8:00AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1442.56 ft at 8:15AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1442.52 ft at 8:30AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1442.51 ft at 8:45AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1442.52 ft at 9:00AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1442.52 ft at 9:15AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1442.51 ft at 10:00AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1442.5 ft at 10:15AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1442.48 ft at 11:00AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1442.49 ft at 11:15AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1442.5 ft at 12:00PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1442.47 ft at 12:15PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1442.5 ft at 1:00PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1442.5 ft at 1:15PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1442.49 ft at 2:00PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1442.47 ft at 2:15PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1442.49 ft at 3:00PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1442.48 ft at 3:15PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1442.5 ft at 4:00PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1442.52 ft at 4:15PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1442.5 ft at 5:00PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1442.49 ft at 5:15PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1442.51 ft at 6:00PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1442.5 ft at 6:15PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1442.51 ft at 7:00PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1442.52 ft at 7:15PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1442.5 ft at 8:00PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1442.49 ft at 8:15PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1442.49 ft at 9:00PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1442.5 ft at 9:15PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1442.48 ft at 10:00PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1442.51 ft at 10:15PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1442.52 ft at 10:30PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1442.52 ft at 10:45PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1442.51 ft at 11:00PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1442.48 ft at 11:15PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1442.5 ft at 11:30PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1442.49 ft at 11:45PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1442.5 ft at 12:00AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1442.47 ft at 12:15AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1442.49 ft at 12:30AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1442.52 ft at 12:45AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1442.51 ft at 1:00AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1442.48 ft at 1:15AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1442.47 ft at 1:30AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1442.5 ft at 1:45AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1442.52 ft at 2:00AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1442.51 ft at 2:15AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1442.5 ft at 2:30AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1442.49 ft at 2:45AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1442.5 ft at 3:00AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1442.48 ft at 3:15AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1442.48 ft at 3:30AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1442.5 ft at 3:45AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1442.5 ft at 4:00AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1442.51 ft at 4:15AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1442.51 ft at 4:30AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1442.5 ft at 4:45AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1442.5 ft at 5:00AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1442.51 ft at 5:15AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1442.51 ft at 5:30AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1442.5 ft at 5:45AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1442.51 ft at 6:00AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1442.51 ft at 6:15AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1442.51 ft at 6:30AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1442.52 ft at 6:45AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1442.52 ft at 7:00AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1442.49 ft at 7:15AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1442.49 ft at 7:30AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1442.49 ft at 7:45AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1442.51 ft at 8:00AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1442.51 ft at 8:15AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1442.52 ft at 8:30AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1442.49 ft at 8:45AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1442.52 ft at 9:00AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1442.5 ft at 9:15AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1442.52 ft at 9:30AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1442.51 ft at 9:45AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1442.51 ft at 10:00AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1442.51 ft at 10:15AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1442.52 ft at 10:30AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1442.53 ft at 10:45AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1442.51 ft at 11:00AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1442.56 ft at 11:15AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1442.54 ft at 11:30AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1442.53 ft at 11:45AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1442.52 ft at 12:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1442.51 ft at 12:15PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1442.53 ft at 12:30PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1442.53 ft at 12:45PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1442.53 ft at 1:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1442.53 ft at 1:15PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1442.53 ft at 1:30PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1442.54 ft at 1:45PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1442.54 ft at 2:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1442.53 ft at 2:15PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1442.53 ft at 2:30PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1442.52 ft at 2:45PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1442.53 ft at 3:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1442.53 ft at 3:15PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1442.53 ft at 3:30PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1442.54 ft at 3:45PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1442.53 ft at 4:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1442.53 ft at 4:15PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1442.52 ft at 4:30PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1442.52 ft at 4:45PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1442.53 ft at 5:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1442.53 ft at 5:15PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1442.52 ft at 5:30PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1442.52 ft at 5:45PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1442.52 ft at 6:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1442.52 ft at 6:15PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1442.52 ft at 6:30PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1442.53 ft at 6:45PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1442.53 ft at 7:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1442.51 ft at 7:15PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1442.52 ft at 7:30PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1442.52 ft at 7:45PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1442.53 ft at 8:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1442.52 ft at 8:15PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1442.52 ft at 8:30PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1442.52 ft at 8:45PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1442.53 ft at 9:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1442.52 ft at 9:15PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1442.52 ft at 9:30PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1442.52 ft at 9:45PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1442.53 ft at 10:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1442.53 ft at 10:15PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1442.51 ft at 10:30PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1442.52 ft at 10:45PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1442.53 ft at 11:00PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1442.52 ft at 11:15PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1442.53 ft at 11:30PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1442.52 ft at 11:45PM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 1442.53 ft at 12:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1442.52 ft at 12:15AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1442.53 ft at 12:30AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1442.52 ft at 12:45AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1442.52 ft at 1:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1442.52 ft at 1:15AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1442.52 ft at 1:30AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1442.53 ft at 1:45AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1442.53 ft at 2:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1442.54 ft at 2:15AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1442.52 ft at 2:30AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1442.53 ft at 2:45AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1442.53 ft at 3:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1442.54 ft at 3:15AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1442.52 ft at 3:30AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1442.52 ft at 3:45AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1442.53 ft at 4:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1442.53 ft at 4:15AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1442.52 ft at 4:30AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1442.51 ft at 4:45AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1442.52 ft at 5:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1442.52 ft at 5:15AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1442.53 ft at 5:30AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1442.53 ft at 5:45AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1442.52 ft at 6:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1442.53 ft at 6:15AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1442.53 ft at 6:30AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1442.52 ft at 6:45AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1442.53 ft at 7:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1442.52 ft at 7:15AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1442.52 ft at 7:30AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1442.52 ft at 7:45AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1442.53 ft at 8:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1442.53 ft at 8:15AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1442.53 ft at 8:30AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1442.53 ft at 8:45AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1442.53 ft at 9:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1442.53 ft at 9:15AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1442.53 ft at 9:30AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1442.54 ft at 9:45AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1442.53 ft at 10:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1442.52 ft at 10:15AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1442.53 ft at 10:30AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1442.54 ft at 10:45AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1442.53 ft at 11:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1442.53 ft at 11:15AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1442.54 ft at 11:30AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1442.55 ft at 11:45AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1442.53 ft at 12:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1442.52 ft at 12:15PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1442.53 ft at 12:30PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1442.54 ft at 12:45PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1442.54 ft at 1:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1442.52 ft at 1:15PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1442.54 ft at 1:30PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1442.56 ft at 1:45PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1442.54 ft at 2:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1442.55 ft at 2:15PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1442.53 ft at 2:30PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1442.54 ft at 2:45PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1442.55 ft at 3:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1442.56 ft at 3:15PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1442.54 ft at 3:30PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1442.54 ft at 3:45PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1442.52 ft at 4:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1442.54 ft at 4:15PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1442.53 ft at 4:30PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1442.54 ft at 4:45PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1442.53 ft at 5:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1442.52 ft at 5:15PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1442.51 ft at 5:30PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1442.53 ft at 5:45PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1442.52 ft at 6:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1442.53 ft at 6:15PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1442.51 ft at 6:30PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1442.53 ft at 6:45PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1442.52 ft at 7:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1442.52 ft at 7:15PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1442.53 ft at 7:30PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1442.53 ft at 7:45PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1442.52 ft at 8:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1442.52 ft at 8:15PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1442.53 ft at 8:30PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1442.52 ft at 8:45PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1442.53 ft at 9:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1442.53 ft at 9:15PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1442.53 ft at 9:30PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1442.52 ft at 9:45PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1442.52 ft at 10:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1442.53 ft at 10:15PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1442.53 ft at 10:30PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1442.52 ft at 10:45PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1442.52 ft at 11:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1442.52 ft at 11:15PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1442.52 ft at 11:30PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1442.53 ft at 11:45PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 1442.54 ft at 12:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1442.52 ft at 12:15AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1442.53 ft at 12:30AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1442.53 ft at 12:45AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1442.53 ft at 1:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1442.52 ft at 1:15AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1442.53 ft at 1:30AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1442.52 ft at 1:45AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1442.53 ft at 2:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1442.51 ft at 2:15AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1442.53 ft at 2:30AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1442.52 ft at 2:45AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1442.52 ft at 3:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1442.53 ft at 3:15AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1442.53 ft at 3:30AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1442.54 ft at 3:45AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1442.52 ft at 4:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1442.52 ft at 4:15AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1442.52 ft at 4:30AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1442.53 ft at 4:45AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1442.52 ft at 5:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1442.51 ft at 5:15AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1442.53 ft at 5:30AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1442.53 ft at 5:45AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1442.53 ft at 6:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 1442.52 ft at 6:15AM Oct 24, 2014JAMN8(plotting HPIRG) Graph Created (7:00AM Oct 24, 2014)ObservedLatest observed value: 1442.52 ft at 6:15 AM CDT 24-Oct-2014.
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NOTE: Forecasts are not available for the Pipestem Creek at Pipestem Dam. Only observed stages are available for this point.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
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Historical Crests
(1) 1,492.30 ft on 04/23/2009
(2) 1,488.71 ft on 08/21/2011
(3) 1,487.10 ft on 05/10/1997
(4) 1,486.81 ft on 05/25/2011
(5) 1,479.48 ft on 05/23/1995
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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1496.3 Water begins flowing over the emergency spillway.
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(1) Pipestem Dam-James River-Upstream View
(2) Pipestem Dam-James River-Downstream View
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Latitude: 46.962222° N, Longitude: 98.753056° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

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NWS stage 0 ft Not Available Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
Elevation
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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
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At elevation 1496.3 ft MSL, the pool reaches the emergency spillway and uncontrolled releases begin.
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