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James River at Jamestown Dam Pool (ft)Observed: 1429.42 ft at 4:45PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 1429.4 ft at 5:00PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 1429.37 ft at 5:15PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 1429.4 ft at 5:30PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 1429.38 ft at 5:45PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 1429.4 ft at 6:00PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 1429.42 ft at 6:15PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 1429.43 ft at 6:30PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 1429.43 ft at 6:45PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 1429.43 ft at 7:00PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 1429.43 ft at 7:15PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 1429.43 ft at 7:30PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 1429.44 ft at 7:45PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 1429.44 ft at 8:00PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 1429.42 ft at 8:15PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 1429.45 ft at 8:30PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 1429.44 ft at 8:45PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 1429.44 ft at 9:00PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 1429.44 ft at 9:15PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 1429.44 ft at 9:30PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 1429.44 ft at 9:45PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 1429.44 ft at 10:00PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 1429.45 ft at 10:15PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 1429.42 ft at 10:30PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 1429.42 ft at 10:45PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 1429.42 ft at 11:00PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 1429.44 ft at 11:15PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 1429.45 ft at 11:30PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 1429.45 ft at 11:45PM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 1429.43 ft at 12:00AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1429.44 ft at 12:15AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1429.44 ft at 12:30AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1429.45 ft at 12:45AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1429.45 ft at 1:00AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1429.44 ft at 1:15AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1429.43 ft at 1:30AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1429.45 ft at 1:45AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1429.47 ft at 2:00AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1429.43 ft at 2:15AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1429.43 ft at 2:30AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1429.47 ft at 2:45AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1429.47 ft at 3:00AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1429.47 ft at 3:15AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1429.46 ft at 3:30AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1429.47 ft at 3:45AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1429.46 ft at 4:00AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1429.46 ft at 4:15AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1429.47 ft at 4:30AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1429.46 ft at 4:45AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1429.46 ft at 5:00AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1429.46 ft at 5:15AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1429.47 ft at 5:30AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1429.47 ft at 5:45AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1429.49 ft at 6:00AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1429.47 ft at 6:15AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1429.48 ft at 6:30AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1429.48 ft at 6:45AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1429.49 ft at 7:00AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1429.47 ft at 7:15AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1429.47 ft at 7:30AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1429.49 ft at 7:45AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1429.48 ft at 8:00AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1429.49 ft at 8:15AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1429.48 ft at 8:30AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1429.48 ft at 8:45AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1429.48 ft at 9:00AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1429.49 ft at 9:15AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1429.48 ft at 9:30AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1429.49 ft at 9:45AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1429.5 ft at 10:00AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1429.49 ft at 10:15AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1429.5 ft at 10:30AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1429.52 ft at 10:45AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1429.51 ft at 11:00AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1429.5 ft at 11:15AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1429.5 ft at 11:30AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1429.51 ft at 11:45AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1429.52 ft at 12:00PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1429.51 ft at 12:15PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1429.51 ft at 12:30PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1429.51 ft at 12:45PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1429.52 ft at 1:00PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1429.52 ft at 1:15PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1429.53 ft at 1:30PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1429.53 ft at 1:45PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1429.54 ft at 2:00PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1429.53 ft at 2:15PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1429.53 ft at 2:30PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1429.53 ft at 2:45PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1429.55 ft at 3:00PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1429.53 ft at 3:15PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1429.54 ft at 3:30PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1429.55 ft at 3:45PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1429.54 ft at 4:00PM Oct 19, 2014Highest Observation: 1429.57 ft at 4:15PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1429.55 ft at 4:30PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1429.52 ft at 4:45PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1429.53 ft at 5:00PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1429.55 ft at 5:15PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1429.53 ft at 5:30PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1429.51 ft at 5:45PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1429.47 ft at 6:00PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1429.47 ft at 6:15PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1429.46 ft at 6:30PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1429.48 ft at 6:45PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1429.48 ft at 7:00PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1429.49 ft at 7:15PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1429.46 ft at 7:30PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1429.46 ft at 7:45PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1429.46 ft at 8:00PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1429.48 ft at 8:15PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1429.48 ft at 8:30PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1429.47 ft at 8:45PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1429.47 ft at 9:00PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1429.47 ft at 9:15PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1429.47 ft at 9:30PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1429.48 ft at 9:45PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1429.48 ft at 10:00PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1429.48 ft at 10:15PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1429.47 ft at 10:30PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1429.48 ft at 10:45PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1429.48 ft at 11:00PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1429.48 ft at 11:15PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1429.47 ft at 11:30PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1429.48 ft at 11:45PM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 1429.49 ft at 12:00AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1429.48 ft at 12:15AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1429.47 ft at 12:30AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1429.47 ft at 12:45AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1429.48 ft at 1:00AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1429.48 ft at 1:15AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1429.47 ft at 1:30AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1429.48 ft at 1:45AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1429.48 ft at 2:00AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1429.49 ft at 2:15AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1429.48 ft at 2:30AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1429.48 ft at 2:45AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1429.49 ft at 3:00AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1429.48 ft at 3:15AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1429.47 ft at 3:30AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1429.48 ft at 3:45AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1429.49 ft at 4:00AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1429.49 ft at 4:15AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1429.49 ft at 4:30AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1429.5 ft at 4:45AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1429.49 ft at 5:00AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1429.49 ft at 5:15AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1429.49 ft at 5:30AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1429.49 ft at 5:45AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1429.49 ft at 6:00AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1429.49 ft at 6:15AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1429.49 ft at 6:30AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1429.49 ft at 6:45AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1429.49 ft at 7:00AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1429.49 ft at 7:15AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1429.5 ft at 7:30AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1429.49 ft at 7:45AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1429.5 ft at 8:00AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1429.5 ft at 8:15AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1429.49 ft at 8:30AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1429.5 ft at 8:45AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1429.5 ft at 9:00AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1429.5 ft at 9:15AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1429.5 ft at 9:30AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1429.51 ft at 9:45AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1429.5 ft at 10:00AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1429.5 ft at 10:15AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1429.49 ft at 10:30AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1429.49 ft at 10:45AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1429.5 ft at 11:00AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1429.5 ft at 11:15AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1429.5 ft at 11:30AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1429.5 ft at 11:45AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1429.51 ft at 12:00PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1429.5 ft at 12:15PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1429.49 ft at 12:30PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1429.5 ft at 12:45PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1429.5 ft at 1:00PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1429.51 ft at 1:15PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1429.49 ft at 1:30PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1429.49 ft at 1:45PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1429.5 ft at 2:00PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1429.51 ft at 2:15PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1429.5 ft at 2:30PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1429.5 ft at 2:45PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1429.5 ft at 3:00PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1429.5 ft at 3:15PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1429.5 ft at 3:30PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1429.51 ft at 3:45PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1429.5 ft at 4:00PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1429.49 ft at 4:15PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1429.49 ft at 4:30PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1429.5 ft at 4:45PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1429.5 ft at 5:00PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1429.49 ft at 5:15PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1429.49 ft at 5:30PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1429.49 ft at 5:45PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1429.5 ft at 6:00PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1429.5 ft at 6:15PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1429.49 ft at 6:30PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1429.49 ft at 6:45PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1429.49 ft at 7:00PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1429.49 ft at 7:15PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1429.49 ft at 7:30PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1429.49 ft at 7:45PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1429.49 ft at 8:00PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1429.48 ft at 8:15PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1429.5 ft at 8:30PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1429.49 ft at 8:45PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1429.49 ft at 9:00PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1429.49 ft at 9:15PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1429.48 ft at 9:30PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1429.48 ft at 9:45PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1429.49 ft at 10:00PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1429.5 ft at 10:15PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1429.49 ft at 10:30PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1429.49 ft at 10:45PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1429.49 ft at 11:00PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1429.49 ft at 11:15PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1429.49 ft at 11:30PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1429.49 ft at 11:45PM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 1429.49 ft at 12:00AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1429.51 ft at 12:15AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1429.49 ft at 12:30AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1429.5 ft at 12:45AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1429.5 ft at 1:00AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1429.5 ft at 1:15AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1429.48 ft at 1:30AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1429.5 ft at 1:45AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1429.5 ft at 2:00AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1429.5 ft at 2:15AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1429.49 ft at 2:30AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1429.49 ft at 2:45AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1429.49 ft at 3:00AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1429.5 ft at 3:15AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1429.49 ft at 3:30AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1429.5 ft at 3:45AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1429.5 ft at 4:00AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1429.5 ft at 4:15AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1429.49 ft at 4:30AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1429.48 ft at 4:45AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1429.49 ft at 5:00AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1429.5 ft at 5:15AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1429.49 ft at 5:30AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1429.49 ft at 5:45AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1429.49 ft at 6:00AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1429.48 ft at 6:15AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1429.49 ft at 6:30AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1429.48 ft at 6:45AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1429.47 ft at 7:00AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1429.49 ft at 7:15AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1429.47 ft at 7:30AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1429.46 ft at 7:45AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1429.49 ft at 8:00AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1429.49 ft at 8:15AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1429.5 ft at 8:30AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1429.5 ft at 8:45AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1429.48 ft at 9:00AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1429.49 ft at 9:15AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1429.53 ft at 9:30AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1429.5 ft at 9:45AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1429.46 ft at 10:00AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1429.45 ft at 10:15AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1429.46 ft at 10:30AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1429.45 ft at 10:45AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1429.42 ft at 11:00AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1429.43 ft at 11:15AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1429.42 ft at 11:30AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1429.42 ft at 11:45AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1429.41 ft at 12:00PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1429.41 ft at 12:15PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1429.42 ft at 12:30PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1429.43 ft at 12:45PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1429.43 ft at 1:00PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1429.43 ft at 1:15PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1429.43 ft at 1:30PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1429.39 ft at 1:45PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1429.41 ft at 2:00PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1429.42 ft at 2:15PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1429.42 ft at 2:30PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1429.43 ft at 2:45PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1429.42 ft at 3:00PM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 1429.42 ft at 3:15PM Oct 21, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesJMDN8(plotting HPIRG) Graph Created (4:30PM Oct 21, 2014)ObservedLatest observed value: 1429.42 ft at 3:15 PM CDT 21-Oct-2014.
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NOTE: Forecasts are not available for the James River at Jamestown Dam. Only observed stages are available for this point.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
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Historical Crests
(1) 1,454.10 ft on 04/26/2009
(2) 1,451.20 ft on 05/01/2011
(3) 1,450.08 ft on 08/18/2011
(4) 1,445.90 ft on 05/05/1997
(5) 1,445.77 ft on 04/15/2010
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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1454 Water begins to flow over the emergency spillway known as the "Morning Glory" hole.
1453 By this approximate stage, all recreational boating on the reservoir has historically been restricted and traffic across the dam has been closed to authorized personnel only.
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(1) Jamestown Dam near Jamestown-Upstream View
(2) Jamestown Dam near Jamestown-Downstream View
(3) Jamestown Dam Glory Hole Spillway
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Latitude: 46.930556° N, Longitude: 98.706389° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft Not Available 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
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At elevation 1454 ft MSL, the pool reaches the "glory hole" and begins to spill.
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