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Black Warrior River at Holt Lock and Dam Tailwater (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 123.47 ft at 11:30PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 123.41 ft at 11:45PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 123.58 ft at 12:00AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 123.45 ft at 12:15AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 123.35 ft at 12:30AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 123.35 ft at 12:45AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 123.34 ft at 1:00AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 123.42 ft at 1:15AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 123.27 ft at 1:30AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 123.29 ft at 1:45AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 123.27 ft at 2:00AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 123.37 ft at 2:15AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 123.35 ft at 2:30AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 122.81 ft at 2:45AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 123.24 ft at 3:00AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 123.22 ft at 3:15AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 123.36 ft at 3:30AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 123.28 ft at 3:45AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 123.15 ft at 4:00AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 123.16 ft at 4:15AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 123.26 ft at 4:30AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 123.21 ft at 4:45AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 123.63 ft at 5:00AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 123.21 ft at 5:15AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 123.31 ft at 5:30AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 123.18 ft at 5:45AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 123.35 ft at 6:00AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 123.34 ft at 6:15AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 123.11 ft at 6:30AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 123.19 ft at 6:45AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 123.11 ft at 7:00AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 123.35 ft at 7:15AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 123.24 ft at 7:30AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 123.21 ft at 7:45AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 123.21 ft at 8:00AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 123.2 ft at 8:15AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 123.26 ft at 8:30AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 123.15 ft at 8:45AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 123.16 ft at 9:00AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 123.14 ft at 9:15AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 123.22 ft at 9:30AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 123.22 ft at 9:45AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 123.18 ft at 10:00AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 123.24 ft at 10:15AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 123.3 ft at 10:30AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 123.14 ft at 10:45AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 123.22 ft at 11:00AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 123.11 ft at 11:15AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 123.61 ft at 11:30AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 123.24 ft at 11:45AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 123.28 ft at 12:00PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 123.14 ft at 12:15PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 123.32 ft at 12:30PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 123.47 ft at 12:45PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 123.21 ft at 1:00PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 123.1 ft at 1:15PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 123.11 ft at 1:30PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 123.27 ft at 1:45PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 123.66 ft at 2:00PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 123.26 ft at 2:15PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 123.31 ft at 2:30PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 123.17 ft at 2:45PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 123.26 ft at 3:00PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 123.76 ft at 3:15PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 123.11 ft at 3:30PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 123.21 ft at 3:45PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 123.05 ft at 4:00PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 123.3 ft at 4:15PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 123.47 ft at 4:30PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 123.13 ft at 4:45PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 123.52 ft at 5:00PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 123.41 ft at 5:15PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 123.7 ft at 5:30PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 123.53 ft at 5:45PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 123.99 ft at 6:00PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 123.65 ft at 6:15PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 123.79 ft at 6:30PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 123.54 ft at 6:45PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 123.42 ft at 7:00PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 123.74 ft at 7:15PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 123.64 ft at 7:30PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 123.72 ft at 7:45PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 123.52 ft at 8:00PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 123.59 ft at 8:15PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 123.55 ft at 8:30PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 123.59 ft at 8:45PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 123.47 ft at 9:00PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 123.41 ft at 9:15PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 123.42 ft at 9:30PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 123.39 ft at 9:45PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 123.42 ft at 10:00PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 123.33 ft at 10:15PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 123.4 ft at 10:30PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 123.38 ft at 10:45PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 123.39 ft at 11:00PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 123.35 ft at 11:15PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 123.27 ft at 11:30PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 123.14 ft at 11:45PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 123.27 ft at 12:00AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 123.56 ft at 12:15AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 123.33 ft at 12:30AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 123.15 ft at 12:45AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 123.14 ft at 1:00AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 123.49 ft at 1:15AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 123.56 ft at 1:30AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 123.23 ft at 1:45AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 123.13 ft at 2:00AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 123.08 ft at 2:15AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 123.39 ft at 2:30AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 123.13 ft at 2:45AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 123.18 ft at 3:00AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 123.12 ft at 3:15AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 123.24 ft at 3:30AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 123.2 ft at 3:45AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 123.17 ft at 4:00AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 123.19 ft at 4:15AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 123.16 ft at 4:30AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 123.25 ft at 4:45AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 123.16 ft at 5:00AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 123.18 ft at 5:15AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 123.1 ft at 5:30AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 123.16 ft at 5:45AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 123.21 ft at 6:00AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 123.19 ft at 6:15AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 123.2 ft at 6:30AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 123.14 ft at 6:45AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 123.19 ft at 7:00AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 123.73 ft at 7:15AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 123.12 ft at 7:30AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 123.21 ft at 7:45AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 123.07 ft at 8:00AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 123.52 ft at 8:15AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 123.4 ft at 8:30AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 123.11 ft at 8:45AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 123.17 ft at 9:00AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 123.12 ft at 9:15AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 123.41 ft at 9:30AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 123.25 ft at 9:45AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 123.22 ft at 10:00AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 123.15 ft at 10:15AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 123.21 ft at 10:30AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 123.3 ft at 10:45AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 123.13 ft at 11:00AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 123.14 ft at 11:15AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 123.22 ft at 11:30AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 123.34 ft at 11:45AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 123.31 ft at 12:00PM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 123.25 ft at 12:15PM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 123.19 ft at 12:30PM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 123.4 ft at 12:45PM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 123.46 ft at 1:00PM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 124.03 ft at 1:15PM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 123.39 ft at 1:30PM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 123.37 ft at 1:45PM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 123.42 ft at 2:00PM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 123.92 ft at 2:15PM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 123.74 ft at 2:30PM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 123.5 ft at 2:45PM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 123.47 ft at 3:00PM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 123.52 ft at 3:15PM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 123.56 ft at 3:30PM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 123.61 ft at 3:45PM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 124.3 ft at 4:00PM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 124.61 ft at 4:15PM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 124.55 ft at 4:30PM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 124.43 ft at 4:45PM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 124.57 ft at 5:00PM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 124.87 ft at 5:15PM Sep 22, 2014Highest Observation: 125.06 ft at 5:30PM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 125.05 ft at 5:45PM Sep 22, 2014Highest Observation: 125.06 ft at 6:00PM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 124.75 ft at 6:15PM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 124.52 ft at 6:30PM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 124.61 ft at 6:45PM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 124.58 ft at 7:00PM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 124.61 ft at 7:15PM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 124.08 ft at 7:30PM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 124.09 ft at 7:45PM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 123.98 ft at 8:00PM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 124.06 ft at 8:15PM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 123.8 ft at 8:30PM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 123.74 ft at 8:45PM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 123.69 ft at 9:00PM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 123.7 ft at 9:15PM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 123.6 ft at 9:30PM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 123.56 ft at 9:45PM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 123.6 ft at 10:00PM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 123.58 ft at 10:15PM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 123.56 ft at 10:30PM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 123.47 ft at 10:45PM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 123.45 ft at 11:00PM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 123.44 ft at 11:15PM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 123.46 ft at 11:30PM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 123.41 ft at 11:45PM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 123.36 ft at 12:00AM Sep 23, 2014Observed: 123.36 ft at 12:15AM Sep 23, 2014Observed: 123.35 ft at 12:30AM Sep 23, 2014Observed: 123.38 ft at 12:45AM Sep 23, 2014Observed: 123.34 ft at 1:00AM Sep 23, 2014Observed: 123.32 ft at 1:15AM Sep 23, 2014Observed: 123.3 ft at 1:30AM Sep 23, 2014Observed: 123.3 ft at 1:45AM Sep 23, 2014Observed: 123.3 ft at 2:00AM Sep 23, 2014Observed: 123.27 ft at 2:15AM Sep 23, 2014Observed: 123.27 ft at 2:30AM Sep 23, 2014Observed: 123.26 ft at 2:45AM Sep 23, 2014Observed: 123.27 ft at 3:00AM Sep 23, 2014Observed: 123.26 ft at 3:15AM Sep 23, 2014Observed: 123.24 ft at 3:30AM Sep 23, 2014Observed: 123.23 ft at 3:45AM Sep 23, 2014Observed: 123.24 ft at 4:00AM Sep 23, 2014Observed: 123.24 ft at 4:15AM Sep 23, 2014Observed: 123.23 ft at 4:30AM Sep 23, 2014Observed: 123.21 ft at 4:45AM Sep 23, 2014Observed: 123.2 ft at 5:00AM Sep 23, 2014Observed: 123.21 ft at 5:15AM Sep 23, 2014Observed: 123.21 ft at 5:30AM Sep 23, 2014Observed: 123.21 ft at 5:45AM Sep 23, 2014Observed: 123.19 ft at 6:00AM Sep 23, 2014Observed: 123.2 ft at 6:15AM Sep 23, 2014Observed: 123.2 ft at 6:30AM Sep 23, 2014Observed: 123.19 ft at 6:45AM Sep 23, 2014Observed: 123.18 ft at 7:00AM Sep 23, 2014Observed: 123.17 ft at 7:15AM Sep 23, 2014Observed: 123.17 ft at 7:30AM Sep 23, 2014Observed: 123.17 ft at 7:45AM Sep 23, 2014Observed: 123.17 ft at 8:00AM Sep 23, 2014Observed: 123.17 ft at 8:15AM Sep 23, 2014Observed: 123.16 ft at 8:30AM Sep 23, 2014Observed: 123.17 ft at 8:45AM Sep 23, 2014Observed: 123.17 ft at 9:00AM Sep 23, 2014Observed: 123.16 ft at 9:15AM Sep 23, 2014Observed: 123.16 ft at 9:30AM Sep 23, 2014Observed: 123.16 ft at 9:45AM Sep 23, 2014Observed: 123.15 ft at 10:00AM Sep 23, 2014Observed: 123.27 ft at 10:15AM Sep 23, 2014Observed: 123.3 ft at 10:30AM Sep 23, 2014Observed: 123.14 ft at 10:45AM Sep 23, 2014Observed: 123.15 ft at 11:00AM Sep 23, 2014Observed: 123.24 ft at 11:15AM Sep 23, 2014Observed: 123.42 ft at 11:30AM Sep 23, 2014Observed: 123.26 ft at 11:45AM Sep 23, 2014Observed: 123.12 ft at 12:00PM Sep 23, 2014Observed: 123.15 ft at 12:15PM Sep 23, 2014Observed: 123.26 ft at 12:30PM Sep 23, 2014Observed: 123.31 ft at 12:45PM Sep 23, 2014Observed: 123.16 ft at 1:00PM Sep 23, 2014Observed: 123.24 ft at 1:15PM Sep 23, 2014Observed: 123.54 ft at 1:30PM Sep 23, 2014Observed: 123.93 ft at 1:45PM Sep 23, 2014Observed: 124.03 ft at 2:00PM Sep 23, 2014Observed: 123.98 ft at 2:15PM Sep 23, 2014Observed: 124.51 ft at 2:30PM Sep 23, 2014Observed: 124.68 ft at 2:45PM Sep 23, 2014Observed: 124.86 ft at 3:00PM Sep 23, 2014Observed: 124.82 ft at 3:15PM Sep 23, 2014Observed: 124.27 ft at 3:30PM Sep 23, 2014Observed: 124.24 ft at 3:45PM Sep 23, 2014Observed: 124.4 ft at 4:00PM Sep 23, 2014Observed: 124.34 ft at 4:15PM Sep 23, 2014Observed: 124.37 ft at 4:30PM Sep 23, 2014Observed: 123.87 ft at 4:45PM Sep 23, 2014Observed: 123.99 ft at 5:00PM Sep 23, 2014Observed: 124.12 ft at 5:15PM Sep 23, 2014Observed: 123.92 ft at 5:30PM Sep 23, 2014Observed: 123.73 ft at 5:45PM Sep 23, 2014Observed: 123.56 ft at 6:00PM Sep 23, 2014Observed: 123.62 ft at 6:15PM Sep 23, 2014Observed: 123.89 ft at 6:30PM Sep 23, 2014Observed: 123.63 ft at 6:45PM Sep 23, 2014Observed: 124.22 ft at 7:00PM Sep 23, 2014Observed: 123.52 ft at 7:15PM Sep 23, 2014Observed: 123.73 ft at 7:30PM Sep 23, 2014Observed: 123.56 ft at 7:45PM Sep 23, 2014Observed: 123.7 ft at 8:00PM Sep 23, 2014Observed: 123.65 ft at 8:15PM Sep 23, 2014Observed: 123.33 ft at 8:30PM Sep 23, 2014Observed: 123.53 ft at 8:45PM Sep 23, 2014Observed: 123.38 ft at 9:00PM Sep 23, 2014Observed: 123.6 ft at 9:15PM Sep 23, 2014Observed: 123.43 ft at 9:30PM Sep 23, 2014Observed: 123.47 ft at 9:45PM Sep 23, 2014Observed: 123.41 ft at 10:00PM Sep 23, 2014Observed: 123.38 ft at 10:15PM Sep 23, 2014Observed: 123.43 ft at 10:30PM Sep 23, 2014Observed: 123.24 ft at 10:45PM Sep 23, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesTCLA1(plotting HTIRG) Graph Created (11:15PM Sep 23, 2014)ObservedLatest observed value: 123.24 ft at 10:45 PM CDT 23-Sep-2014. Flood Stage is 140 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts for the Black Warrior River at Holt Lock and Dam are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
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Upstream Gauge - at Bankhead Lock and Dam Upstream Gauge Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - at Oliver Lock and Dam
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage:158
Moderate Flood Stage:148
Flood Stage:140
Action Stage:138

Historical Crests
(1) 160.08 ft on 04/13/1979
(2) 156.87 ft on 12/03/1983
(3) 152.30 ft on 03/20/1970
(4) 150.10 ft on 04/04/1977
(5) 149.58 ft on 02/16/1990
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 121.00 ft on 07/13/1974
(2) 122.20 ft on 06/08/1977
(3) 122.90 ft on 11/07/1971
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160 Industrial flooding becomes severe in the area.
146 Industrial flooding becomes more serious as the Black Warrior River continues to rise.
140 Some minor flooding of low-lying areas occurs.
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Latitude: 33.252778° N, Longitude: 87.451389° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

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Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 140 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
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NAVD88 Not Available Not Available Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 0 ft 140 ft Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
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