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Pipestem Creek at Pipestem Dam Pool (ft)Highest Observation: 1445.59 ft at 1:30AM Aug 02, 2015Highest Observation: 1445.59 ft at 1:45AM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 1445.57 ft at 2:00AM Aug 02, 2015Highest Observation: 1445.59 ft at 2:15AM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 1445.58 ft at 2:30AM Aug 02, 2015Highest Observation: 1445.59 ft at 2:45AM Aug 02, 2015Highest Observation: 1445.59 ft at 3:00AM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 1445.57 ft at 3:15AM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 1445.58 ft at 3:30AM Aug 02, 2015Highest Observation: 1445.59 ft at 3:45AM Aug 02, 2015Highest Observation: 1445.59 ft at 4:00AM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 1445.58 ft at 4:15AM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 1445.58 ft at 4:30AM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 1445.57 ft at 4:45AM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 1445.57 ft at 5:00AM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 1445.56 ft at 5:15AM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 1445.56 ft at 5:30AM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 1445.54 ft at 5:45AM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 1445.56 ft at 6:00AM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 1445.56 ft at 6:15AM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 1445.56 ft at 6:30AM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 1445.56 ft at 6:45AM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 1445.55 ft at 7:00AM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 1445.55 ft at 7:15AM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 1445.55 ft at 7:30AM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 1445.55 ft at 7:45AM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 1445.54 ft at 8:00AM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 1445.53 ft at 8:15AM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 1445.55 ft at 8:30AM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 1445.54 ft at 8:45AM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 1445.52 ft at 9:00AM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 1445.53 ft at 9:15AM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 1445.53 ft at 9:30AM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 1445.54 ft at 9:45AM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 1445.53 ft at 10:00AM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 1445.52 ft at 10:15AM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 1445.51 ft at 10:30AM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 1445.51 ft at 10:45AM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 1445.52 ft at 11:00AM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 1445.5 ft at 11:15AM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 1445.52 ft at 11:30AM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 1445.51 ft at 11:45AM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 1445.51 ft at 12:00PM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 1445.51 ft at 12:15PM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 1445.52 ft at 12:30PM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 1445.51 ft at 12:45PM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 1445.51 ft at 1:00PM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 1445.5 ft at 1:15PM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 1445.5 ft at 1:30PM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 1445.51 ft at 1:45PM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 1445.48 ft at 2:00PM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 1445.49 ft at 2:15PM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 1445.48 ft at 2:30PM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 1445.48 ft at 2:45PM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 1445.46 ft at 3:00PM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 1445.46 ft at 3:15PM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 1445.47 ft at 3:30PM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 1445.46 ft at 3:45PM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 1445.47 ft at 4:00PM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 1445.45 ft at 4:15PM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 1445.45 ft at 4:30PM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 1445.45 ft at 4:45PM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 1445.45 ft at 5:00PM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 1445.45 ft at 5:15PM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 1445.44 ft at 5:30PM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 1445.44 ft at 5:45PM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 1445.45 ft at 6:00PM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 1445.43 ft at 6:15PM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 1445.44 ft at 6:30PM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 1445.43 ft at 6:45PM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 1445.44 ft at 7:00PM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 1445.43 ft at 7:15PM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 1445.42 ft at 7:30PM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 1445.41 ft at 7:45PM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 1445.41 ft at 8:00PM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 1445.42 ft at 8:15PM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 1445.4 ft at 8:30PM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 1445.41 ft at 8:45PM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 1445.41 ft at 9:00PM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 1445.41 ft at 9:15PM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 1445.4 ft at 9:30PM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 1445.39 ft at 9:45PM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 1445.39 ft at 10:00PM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 1445.4 ft at 10:15PM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 1445.4 ft at 10:30PM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 1445.39 ft at 10:45PM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 1445.38 ft at 11:00PM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 1445.39 ft at 11:15PM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 1445.39 ft at 11:30PM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 1445.38 ft at 11:45PM Aug 02, 2015Observed: 1445.38 ft at 12:00AM Aug 03, 2015Observed: 1445.38 ft at 12:15AM Aug 03, 2015Observed: 1445.37 ft at 12:30AM Aug 03, 2015Observed: 1445.38 ft at 12:45AM Aug 03, 2015Observed: 1445.37 ft at 1:00AM Aug 03, 2015Observed: 1445.35 ft at 1:15AM Aug 03, 2015Observed: 1445.37 ft at 1:30AM Aug 03, 2015Observed: 1445.37 ft at 1:45AM Aug 03, 2015Observed: 1445.34 ft at 2:00AM Aug 03, 2015Observed: 1445.34 ft at 2:15AM Aug 03, 2015Observed: 1445.35 ft at 2:30AM Aug 03, 2015Observed: 1445.36 ft at 2:45AM Aug 03, 2015Observed: 1445.34 ft at 3:00AM Aug 03, 2015Observed: 1445.35 ft at 3:15AM Aug 03, 2015Observed: 1445.34 ft at 3:30AM Aug 03, 2015Observed: 1445.33 ft at 3:45AM Aug 03, 2015Observed: 1445.34 ft at 4:00AM Aug 03, 2015Observed: 1445.35 ft at 4:15AM Aug 03, 2015Observed: 1445.33 ft at 4:30AM Aug 03, 2015Observed: 1445.33 ft at 4:45AM Aug 03, 2015Observed: 1445.34 ft at 5:00AM Aug 03, 2015Observed: 1445.33 ft at 5:15AM Aug 03, 2015Observed: 1445.32 ft at 5:30AM Aug 03, 2015Observed: 1445.32 ft at 5:45AM Aug 03, 2015Observed: 1445.32 ft at 6:00AM Aug 03, 2015Observed: 1445.33 ft at 6:15AM Aug 03, 2015Observed: 1445.31 ft at 6:30AM Aug 03, 2015Observed: 1445.32 ft at 6:45AM Aug 03, 2015Observed: 1445.32 ft at 7:00AM Aug 03, 2015Observed: 1445.31 ft at 7:15AM Aug 03, 2015Observed: 1445.32 ft at 7:30AM Aug 03, 2015Observed: 1445.31 ft at 7:45AM Aug 03, 2015Observed: 1445.32 ft at 8:00AM Aug 03, 2015Observed: 1445.31 ft at 8:15AM Aug 03, 2015Observed: 1445.3 ft at 8:30AM Aug 03, 2015Observed: 1445.31 ft at 8:45AM Aug 03, 2015Observed: 1445.3 ft at 9:00AM Aug 03, 2015Observed: 1445.3 ft at 9:15AM Aug 03, 2015Observed: 1445.3 ft at 9:30AM Aug 03, 2015Observed: 1445.3 ft at 9:45AM Aug 03, 2015Observed: 1445.3 ft at 10:00AM Aug 03, 2015Observed: 1445.3 ft at 10:15AM Aug 03, 2015Observed: 1445.29 ft at 10:30AM Aug 03, 2015Observed: 1445.3 ft at 10:45AM Aug 03, 2015Observed: 1445.29 ft at 11:00AM Aug 03, 2015Observed: 1445.28 ft at 11:15AM Aug 03, 2015Observed: 1445.3 ft at 11:30AM Aug 03, 2015Observed: 1445.28 ft at 11:45AM Aug 03, 2015Observed: 1445.28 ft at 12:00PM Aug 03, 2015Observed: 1445.28 ft at 12:15PM Aug 03, 2015Observed: 1445.27 ft at 12:30PM Aug 03, 2015Observed: 1445.28 ft at 12:45PM Aug 03, 2015Observed: 1445.27 ft at 1:00PM Aug 03, 2015Observed: 1445.28 ft at 1:15PM Aug 03, 2015Observed: 1445.28 ft at 1:30PM Aug 03, 2015Observed: 1445.28 ft at 1:45PM Aug 03, 2015Observed: 1445.26 ft at 2:00PM Aug 03, 2015Observed: 1445.25 ft at 2:15PM Aug 03, 2015Observed: 1445.27 ft at 2:30PM Aug 03, 2015Observed: 1445.25 ft at 2:45PM Aug 03, 2015Observed: 1445.26 ft at 3:00PM Aug 03, 2015Observed: 1445.24 ft at 3:15PM Aug 03, 2015Observed: 1445.26 ft at 3:30PM Aug 03, 2015Observed: 1445.24 ft at 3:45PM Aug 03, 2015Observed: 1445.26 ft at 4:00PM Aug 03, 2015Observed: 1445.23 ft at 4:15PM Aug 03, 2015Observed: 1445.25 ft at 4:30PM Aug 03, 2015Observed: 1445.24 ft at 4:45PM Aug 03, 2015Observed: 1445.24 ft at 5:00PM Aug 03, 2015Observed: 1445.24 ft at 5:15PM Aug 03, 2015Observed: 1445.24 ft at 5:30PM Aug 03, 2015Observed: 1445.24 ft at 5:45PM Aug 03, 2015Observed: 1445.22 ft at 6:00PM Aug 03, 2015Observed: 1445.23 ft at 6:15PM Aug 03, 2015Observed: 1445.23 ft at 6:30PM Aug 03, 2015Observed: 1445.23 ft at 6:45PM Aug 03, 2015Observed: 1445.23 ft at 7:00PM Aug 03, 2015Observed: 1445.22 ft at 7:15PM Aug 03, 2015Observed: 1445.22 ft at 7:30PM Aug 03, 2015Observed: 1445.22 ft at 7:45PM Aug 03, 2015Observed: 1445.23 ft at 8:00PM Aug 03, 2015Observed: 1445.22 ft at 8:15PM Aug 03, 2015Observed: 1445.22 ft at 8:30PM Aug 03, 2015Observed: 1445.22 ft at 8:45PM Aug 03, 2015Observed: 1445.21 ft at 9:00PM Aug 03, 2015Observed: 1445.22 ft at 9:15PM Aug 03, 2015Observed: 1445.22 ft at 9:30PM Aug 03, 2015Observed: 1445.21 ft at 9:45PM Aug 03, 2015Observed: 1445.21 ft at 10:00PM Aug 03, 2015Observed: 1445.21 ft at 10:15PM Aug 03, 2015Observed: 1445.21 ft at 10:30PM Aug 03, 2015Observed: 1445.2 ft at 10:45PM Aug 03, 2015Observed: 1445.21 ft at 11:00PM Aug 03, 2015Observed: 1445.21 ft at 11:15PM Aug 03, 2015Observed: 1445.21 ft at 11:30PM Aug 03, 2015Observed: 1445.2 ft at 11:45PM Aug 03, 2015Observed: 1445.21 ft at 12:00AM Aug 04, 2015Observed: 1445.2 ft at 12:15AM Aug 04, 2015Observed: 1445.2 ft at 12:30AM Aug 04, 2015Observed: 1445.19 ft at 12:45AM Aug 04, 2015Observed: 1445.2 ft at 1:00AM Aug 04, 2015Observed: 1445.19 ft at 1:15AM Aug 04, 2015Observed: 1445.2 ft at 1:30AM Aug 04, 2015Observed: 1445.19 ft at 1:45AM Aug 04, 2015Observed: 1445.2 ft at 2:00AM Aug 04, 2015Observed: 1445.18 ft at 2:15AM Aug 04, 2015Observed: 1445.18 ft at 2:30AM Aug 04, 2015Observed: 1445.19 ft at 2:45AM Aug 04, 2015Observed: 1445.19 ft at 3:00AM Aug 04, 2015Observed: 1445.19 ft at 3:15AM Aug 04, 2015Observed: 1445.19 ft at 3:30AM Aug 04, 2015Observed: 1445.18 ft at 3:45AM Aug 04, 2015Observed: 1445.19 ft at 4:00AM Aug 04, 2015Observed: 1445.19 ft at 4:15AM Aug 04, 2015Observed: 1445.18 ft at 4:30AM Aug 04, 2015Observed: 1445.18 ft at 4:45AM Aug 04, 2015Observed: 1445.17 ft at 5:00AM Aug 04, 2015Observed: 1445.17 ft at 5:15AM Aug 04, 2015Observed: 1445.17 ft at 5:30AM Aug 04, 2015Observed: 1445.18 ft at 5:45AM Aug 04, 2015Observed: 1445.18 ft at 6:00AM Aug 04, 2015Observed: 1445.17 ft at 6:15AM Aug 04, 2015Observed: 1445.17 ft at 6:30AM Aug 04, 2015Observed: 1445.16 ft at 6:45AM Aug 04, 2015Observed: 1445.15 ft at 7:00AM Aug 04, 2015Observed: 1445.15 ft at 7:15AM Aug 04, 2015Observed: 1445.17 ft at 7:30AM Aug 04, 2015Observed: 1445.17 ft at 7:45AM Aug 04, 2015Observed: 1445.17 ft at 8:00AM Aug 04, 2015Observed: 1445.16 ft at 8:15AM Aug 04, 2015Observed: 1445.16 ft at 8:30AM Aug 04, 2015Observed: 1445.17 ft at 8:45AM Aug 04, 2015Observed: 1445.14 ft at 9:00AM Aug 04, 2015Observed: 1445.16 ft at 9:15AM Aug 04, 2015Observed: 1445.13 ft at 9:30AM Aug 04, 2015Observed: 1445.14 ft at 9:45AM Aug 04, 2015Observed: 1445.16 ft at 10:00AM Aug 04, 2015Observed: 1445.16 ft at 10:15AM Aug 04, 2015Observed: 1445.16 ft at 10:30AM Aug 04, 2015Observed: 1445.16 ft at 10:45AM Aug 04, 2015Observed: 1445.15 ft at 11:00AM Aug 04, 2015Observed: 1445.14 ft at 11:15AM Aug 04, 2015Observed: 1445.14 ft at 11:30AM Aug 04, 2015Observed: 1445.15 ft at 11:45AM Aug 04, 2015Observed: 1445.13 ft at 12:00PM Aug 04, 2015Observed: 1445.14 ft at 12:15PM Aug 04, 2015Observed: 1445.14 ft at 12:30PM Aug 04, 2015Observed: 1445.13 ft at 12:45PM Aug 04, 2015Observed: 1445.13 ft at 1:00PM Aug 04, 2015Observed: 1445.13 ft at 1:15PM Aug 04, 2015Observed: 1445.14 ft at 1:30PM Aug 04, 2015Observed: 1445.12 ft at 1:45PM Aug 04, 2015Observed: 1445.13 ft at 2:00PM Aug 04, 2015Observed: 1445.1 ft at 2:15PM Aug 04, 2015Observed: 1445.1 ft at 2:30PM Aug 04, 2015Observed: 1445.11 ft at 2:45PM Aug 04, 2015Observed: 1445.12 ft at 3:00PM Aug 04, 2015Observed: 1445.1 ft at 3:15PM Aug 04, 2015Observed: 1445.11 ft at 3:30PM Aug 04, 2015Observed: 1445.12 ft at 3:45PM Aug 04, 2015Observed: 1445.11 ft at 4:00PM Aug 04, 2015Observed: 1445.11 ft at 4:15PM Aug 04, 2015Observed: 1445.11 ft at 4:30PM Aug 04, 2015Observed: 1445.11 ft at 4:45PM Aug 04, 2015Observed: 1445.1 ft at 5:00PM Aug 04, 2015Observed: 1445.1 ft at 5:15PM Aug 04, 2015Observed: 1445.1 ft at 5:30PM Aug 04, 2015Observed: 1445.1 ft at 5:45PM Aug 04, 2015Observed: 1445.09 ft at 6:00PM Aug 04, 2015Observed: 1445.08 ft at 6:15PM Aug 04, 2015Observed: 1445.09 ft at 6:30PM Aug 04, 2015Observed: 1445.08 ft at 6:45PM Aug 04, 2015Observed: 1445.09 ft at 7:00PM Aug 04, 2015Observed: 1445.09 ft at 7:15PM Aug 04, 2015Observed: 1445.09 ft at 7:30PM Aug 04, 2015Observed: 1445.08 ft at 7:45PM Aug 04, 2015Observed: 1445.09 ft at 8:00PM Aug 04, 2015Observed: 1445.09 ft at 8:15PM Aug 04, 2015Observed: 1445.07 ft at 8:30PM Aug 04, 2015Observed: 1445.09 ft at 8:45PM Aug 04, 2015Observed: 1445.09 ft at 9:00PM Aug 04, 2015Observed: 1445.07 ft at 9:15PM Aug 04, 2015Observed: 1445.08 ft at 9:30PM Aug 04, 2015Observed: 1445.07 ft at 9:45PM Aug 04, 2015Observed: 1445.08 ft at 10:00PM Aug 04, 2015Observed: 1445.08 ft at 10:15PM Aug 04, 2015Observed: 1445.03 ft at 10:30PM Aug 04, 2015Observed: 1445.07 ft at 10:45PM Aug 04, 2015Observed: 1445.06 ft at 11:00PM Aug 04, 2015Observed: 1445.07 ft at 11:15PM Aug 04, 2015Observed: 1445.07 ft at 11:30PM Aug 04, 2015Observed: 1445.07 ft at 11:45PM Aug 04, 2015Observed: 1445.07 ft at 12:00AM Aug 05, 2015Observed: 1445.07 ft at 12:15AM Aug 05, 2015JAMN8(plotting HPIRG) Graph Created (1:15AM Aug 5, 2015)ObservedLatest observed value: 1445.07 ft at 12:15 AM CDT 5-Aug-2015.
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Historic 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.

Recent Crests
(1) 1,488.71 ft on 08/21/2011
(2) 1,486.81 ft on 05/25/2011
(3) 1,474.72 ft on 04/14/2010
(4) 1,492.30 ft on 04/23/2009
(5) 1,459.64 ft on 06/22/2007
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

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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

River Stage
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NWS stage 0 ft Not Available Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
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(gauge height = 0)
Elevation
(gauge height = flood stage)
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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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