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James River near Kensal Stage (ft)Observed: 5.33 ft at 5:00PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 5.36 ft at 5:15PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 5.35 ft at 5:30PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 5.36 ft at 5:45PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 5.36 ft at 6:00PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 5.37 ft at 6:15PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 5.36 ft at 6:30PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 5.36 ft at 6:45PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 5.36 ft at 7:00PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 5.38 ft at 7:15PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 5.38 ft at 7:30PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 5.38 ft at 7:45PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 5.39 ft at 8:00PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 5.38 ft at 8:15PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 5.39 ft at 8:30PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 5.38 ft at 8:45PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 5.38 ft at 9:00PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 5.39 ft at 9:15PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 5.38 ft at 9:30PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 5.38 ft at 9:45PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 5.39 ft at 10:00PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 5.39 ft at 10:15PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 5.39 ft at 10:30PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 5.39 ft at 10:45PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 5.39 ft at 11:00PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 5.39 ft at 11:15PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 5.39 ft at 11:30PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 5.39 ft at 11:45PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 5.39 ft at 12:00AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 5.39 ft at 12:15AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 5.39 ft at 12:30AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 5.39 ft at 12:45AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 5.4 ft at 1:00AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 5.4 ft at 1:15AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 5.39 ft at 1:30AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 5.4 ft at 1:45AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 5.38 ft at 2:00AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 5.4 ft at 2:15AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 5.39 ft at 2:30AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 5.39 ft at 2:45AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 5.39 ft at 2:46AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 5.4 ft at 3:00AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 5.4 ft at 3:01AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 5.39 ft at 3:15AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 5.39 ft at 3:16AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 5.4 ft at 3:30AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 5.4 ft at 3:31AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 5.4 ft at 3:45AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 5.4 ft at 3:46AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 5.39 ft at 4:00AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 5.39 ft at 4:01AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 5.39 ft at 4:15AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 5.39 ft at 4:16AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 5.39 ft at 4:30AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 5.39 ft at 4:31AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 5.4 ft at 4:45AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 5.4 ft at 5:00AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 5.39 ft at 5:15AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 5.39 ft at 5:30AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 5.38 ft at 5:45AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 5.38 ft at 6:00AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 5.37 ft at 6:15AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 5.36 ft at 6:30AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 5.36 ft at 6:45AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 5.36 ft at 7:00AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 5.35 ft at 7:15AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 5.36 ft at 7:30AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 5.36 ft at 7:45AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 5.35 ft at 8:00AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 5.35 ft at 8:15AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 5.36 ft at 8:30AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 5.35 ft at 8:45AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 5.35 ft at 9:00AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 5.34 ft at 9:15AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 5.33 ft at 9:30AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 5.34 ft at 9:45AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 5.33 ft at 10:00AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 5.34 ft at 10:15AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 5.36 ft at 10:30AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 5.36 ft at 10:45AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 5.37 ft at 11:00AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 5.37 ft at 11:15AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 5.39 ft at 11:30AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 5.41 ft at 11:45AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 5.4 ft at 12:00PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 5.42 ft at 12:15PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 5.41 ft at 12:30PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 5.42 ft at 12:45PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 5.43 ft at 1:00PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 5.43 ft at 1:15PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 5.43 ft at 1:30PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 5.44 ft at 1:45PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 5.44 ft at 2:00PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 5.44 ft at 2:15PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 5.44 ft at 2:30PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 5.44 ft at 2:45PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 5.45 ft at 3:00PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 5.46 ft at 3:15PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 5.45 ft at 3:30PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 5.46 ft at 3:45PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 5.47 ft at 4:00PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 5.46 ft at 4:15PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 5.46 ft at 4:30PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 5.47 ft at 4:45PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 5.46 ft at 5:00PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 5.45 ft at 5:15PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 5.47 ft at 5:30PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 5.47 ft at 5:45PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 5.46 ft at 6:00PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 5.47 ft at 6:15PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 5.47 ft at 6:30PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 5.47 ft at 6:45PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 5.47 ft at 6:46PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 5.47 ft at 7:00PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 5.47 ft at 7:01PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 5.47 ft at 7:15PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 5.47 ft at 7:16PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 5.47 ft at 7:30PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 5.47 ft at 7:31PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 5.47 ft at 7:45PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 5.47 ft at 7:46PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 5.47 ft at 8:00PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 5.47 ft at 8:01PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 5.48 ft at 8:15PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 5.48 ft at 8:16PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 5.48 ft at 8:30PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 5.48 ft at 8:31PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 5.47 ft at 8:45PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 5.48 ft at 9:00PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 5.49 ft at 9:15PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 5.49 ft at 9:30PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 5.49 ft at 9:45PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 5.5 ft at 10:00PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 5.49 ft at 10:15PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 5.5 ft at 10:30PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 5.5 ft at 10:45PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 5.5 ft at 11:00PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 5.51 ft at 11:15PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 5.49 ft at 11:30PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 5.5 ft at 11:45PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 5.52 ft at 12:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.52 ft at 12:15AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.51 ft at 12:30AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.52 ft at 12:45AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.53 ft at 1:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.53 ft at 1:15AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.53 ft at 1:30AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.53 ft at 1:45AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.53 ft at 2:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.53 ft at 2:15AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.54 ft at 2:30AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.52 ft at 2:45AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.54 ft at 3:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.54 ft at 3:15AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.53 ft at 3:30AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.54 ft at 3:45AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.54 ft at 4:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.54 ft at 4:15AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.55 ft at 4:30AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.54 ft at 4:45AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.56 ft at 5:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.54 ft at 5:15AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.55 ft at 5:30AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.55 ft at 5:45AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.54 ft at 6:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.55 ft at 6:15AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.55 ft at 6:30AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.54 ft at 6:45AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.54 ft at 7:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.55 ft at 7:15AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.56 ft at 7:30AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.56 ft at 7:45AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.59 ft at 8:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.58 ft at 8:15AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.58 ft at 8:30AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.57 ft at 8:45AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.57 ft at 9:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.58 ft at 9:15AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.55 ft at 9:30AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.51 ft at 9:45AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.53 ft at 10:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.52 ft at 10:15AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.52 ft at 10:30AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.53 ft at 10:45AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.53 ft at 10:46AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.53 ft at 11:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.53 ft at 11:01AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.52 ft at 11:15AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.52 ft at 11:16AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.53 ft at 11:30AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.53 ft at 11:31AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.52 ft at 11:45AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.52 ft at 11:46AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.52 ft at 12:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.52 ft at 12:01PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.53 ft at 12:15PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.53 ft at 12:16PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.54 ft at 12:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.54 ft at 12:31PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.55 ft at 12:45PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.53 ft at 1:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.54 ft at 1:15PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.53 ft at 1:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.53 ft at 1:45PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.53 ft at 2:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.54 ft at 2:15PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.53 ft at 2:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.53 ft at 2:45PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.54 ft at 3:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.54 ft at 3:15PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.55 ft at 3:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.54 ft at 3:45PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.54 ft at 4:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.54 ft at 4:15PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.54 ft at 4:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.54 ft at 4:45PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.54 ft at 5:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.53 ft at 5:15PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.54 ft at 5:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.57 ft at 5:45PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.54 ft at 6:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.55 ft at 6:15PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.54 ft at 6:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.55 ft at 6:45PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.55 ft at 7:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.55 ft at 7:15PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.56 ft at 7:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.55 ft at 7:45PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.55 ft at 8:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.57 ft at 8:15PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.56 ft at 8:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.56 ft at 8:45PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.57 ft at 9:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.56 ft at 9:15PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.57 ft at 9:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.56 ft at 9:45PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.57 ft at 10:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.57 ft at 10:15PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.58 ft at 10:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.56 ft at 10:45PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.56 ft at 11:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.57 ft at 11:15PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.57 ft at 11:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.57 ft at 11:45PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 5.58 ft at 12:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.57 ft at 12:15AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.58 ft at 12:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.58 ft at 12:45AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.59 ft at 1:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.59 ft at 1:15AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.59 ft at 1:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.6 ft at 1:45AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.59 ft at 2:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.6 ft at 2:15AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.6 ft at 2:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.62 ft at 2:45AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.61 ft at 3:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.61 ft at 3:01AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.61 ft at 3:15AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.61 ft at 3:16AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.61 ft at 3:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.61 ft at 3:31AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.62 ft at 3:45AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.62 ft at 3:46AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.63 ft at 4:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.63 ft at 4:01AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.62 ft at 4:15AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.62 ft at 4:16AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.63 ft at 4:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.63 ft at 4:31AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.64 ft at 4:45AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.64 ft at 4:46AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.63 ft at 5:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.63 ft at 5:15AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.64 ft at 5:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.63 ft at 5:45AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.65 ft at 6:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.63 ft at 6:15AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.64 ft at 6:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.64 ft at 6:45AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.65 ft at 7:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.65 ft at 7:15AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.65 ft at 7:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.65 ft at 7:45AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.66 ft at 8:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.66 ft at 8:15AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.65 ft at 8:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.66 ft at 8:45AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.66 ft at 9:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.67 ft at 9:15AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.66 ft at 9:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.67 ft at 9:45AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.67 ft at 10:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.67 ft at 10:15AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.68 ft at 10:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.67 ft at 10:45AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.68 ft at 11:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.68 ft at 11:01AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.68 ft at 11:15AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.68 ft at 11:16AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.68 ft at 11:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.68 ft at 11:31AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.69 ft at 11:45AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.69 ft at 11:46AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.68 ft at 12:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.68 ft at 12:01PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.69 ft at 12:15PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.69 ft at 12:16PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.69 ft at 12:30PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.69 ft at 12:31PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.69 ft at 12:45PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.69 ft at 12:46PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.69 ft at 1:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.69 ft at 1:15PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.69 ft at 1:30PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.69 ft at 1:45PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.69 ft at 2:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.7 ft at 2:15PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.7 ft at 2:30PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.7 ft at 2:45PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.7 ft at 3:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.71 ft at 3:15PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.71 ft at 3:30PM Apr 16, 2014Highest Observation: 5.72 ft at 3:45PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 5.7 ft at 4:00PM Apr 16, 2014Highest Observation: 5.72 ft at 4:15PM Apr 16, 2014KSLN8(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (4:45PM Apr 16, 2014)ObservedLatest observed value: 5.72 ft at 4:15 PM CDT 16-Apr-2014. Flood Stage is 9 ft
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NOTE: Gauge reading affected by reservoir operations.

NOTE: Forecasts are not available for the James River near Kensal. Only observed stages are available for this point.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage:13
Moderate Flood Stage:11
Flood Stage:9
Action Stage:8

Historical Crests
(1) 16.69 ft on 04/28/2009
(2) 14.70 ft on 04/18/2009
(3) 14.41 ft on 04/12/2011
(4) 14.35 ft on 01/01/1979
(5) 14.00 ft on 04/07/1997
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(1) James River near Kensal-Upstream view
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Latitude: 47.399722° N, Longitude: 98.797222° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 9 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 1440 ft 1449 ft  

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