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Wateree River near Camden Stage (ft)Flow (cfs)Observed: 5.08 ft at 5:15AM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 5.03 ft at 5:30AM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 4.97 ft at 5:45AM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 4.9 ft at 6:00AM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 4.83 ft at 6:15AM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 4.76 ft at 6:30AM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 4.69 ft at 6:45AM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 4.71 ft at 7:00AM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 4.79 ft at 7:15AM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 4.87 ft at 7:30AM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 4.92 ft at 7:45AM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 4.95 ft at 8:00AM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 4.94 ft at 8:15AM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 4.91 ft at 8:30AM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 4.85 ft at 8:45AM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 4.79 ft at 9:00AM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 4.73 ft at 9:15AM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 4.65 ft at 9:30AM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 4.58 ft at 9:45AM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 4.6 ft at 10:00AM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 4.69 ft at 10:15AM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 4.78 ft at 10:30AM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 4.85 ft at 10:45AM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 4.85 ft at 11:00AM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 4.86 ft at 11:15AM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 4.81 ft at 11:30AM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 4.78 ft at 11:45AM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 4.71 ft at 12:00PM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 4.63 ft at 12:15PM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 4.57 ft at 12:30PM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 4.55 ft at 12:45PM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 4.57 ft at 1:00PM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 4.64 ft at 1:15PM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 4.72 ft at 1:30PM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 4.8 ft at 1:45PM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 4.85 ft at 2:00PM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 4.85 ft at 2:15PM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 4.83 ft at 2:30PM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 4.77 ft at 2:45PM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 4.71 ft at 3:00PM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 4.66 ft at 3:15PM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 4.6 ft at 3:30PM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 4.55 ft at 3:45PM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 4.55 ft at 4:00PM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 4.65 ft at 4:15PM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 4.81 ft at 4:30PM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 4.97 ft at 4:45PM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 5.13 ft at 5:00PM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 5.28 ft at 5:15PM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 5.41 ft at 5:30PM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 5.53 ft at 5:45PM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 5.62 ft at 6:00PM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 5.73 ft at 6:15PM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 5.82 ft at 6:30PM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 5.9 ft at 6:45PM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 5.97 ft at 7:00PM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 6.03 ft at 7:15PM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 6.09 ft at 7:30PM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 6.13 ft at 7:45PM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 6.19 ft at 8:00PM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 6.22 ft at 8:15PM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 6.27 ft at 8:30PM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 6.3 ft at 8:45PM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 6.33 ft at 9:00PM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 6.36 ft at 9:15PM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 6.39 ft at 9:30PM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 6.41 ft at 9:45PM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 6.42 ft at 10:00PM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 6.44 ft at 10:15PM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 6.38 ft at 10:30PM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 6.31 ft at 10:45PM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 6.2 ft at 11:00PM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 6.08 ft at 11:15PM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 5.94 ft at 11:30PM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 5.83 ft at 11:45PM Oct 17, 2017Observed: 5.7 ft at 12:00AM Oct 18, 2017Observed: 5.57 ft at 12:15AM Oct 18, 2017Observed: 5.46 ft at 12:30AM Oct 18, 2017Observed: 5.37 ft at 12:45AM Oct 18, 2017Observed: 5.38 ft at 1:00AM Oct 18, 2017Observed: 5.43 ft at 1:15AM Oct 18, 2017Observed: 5.47 ft at 1:30AM Oct 18, 2017Observed: 5.46 ft at 1:45AM Oct 18, 2017Observed: 5.43 ft at 2:00AM Oct 18, 2017Observed: 5.38 ft at 2:15AM Oct 18, 2017Observed: 5.31 ft at 2:30AM Oct 18, 2017Observed: 5.23 ft at 2:45AM Oct 18, 2017Observed: 5.15 ft at 3:00AM Oct 18, 2017Observed: 5.06 ft at 3:15AM Oct 18, 2017Observed: 4.97 ft at 3:30AM Oct 18, 2017Observed: 4.89 ft at 3:45AM Oct 18, 2017Observed: 4.91 ft at 4:00AM Oct 18, 2017Observed: 4.96 ft at 4:15AM Oct 18, 2017Observed: 5.03 ft at 4:30AM Oct 18, 2017Observed: 5.09 ft at 4:45AM Oct 18, 2017Observed: 5.09 ft at 5:00AM Oct 18, 2017Observed: 5.06 ft at 5:15AM Oct 18, 2017Observed: 5.02 ft at 5:30AM Oct 18, 2017Observed: 4.96 ft at 5:45AM Oct 18, 2017Observed: 4.89 ft at 6:00AM Oct 18, 2017Observed: 4.82 ft at 6:15AM Oct 18, 2017Observed: 4.75 ft at 6:30AM Oct 18, 2017Observed: 4.68 ft at 6:45AM Oct 18, 2017Observed: 4.69 ft at 7:00AM Oct 18, 2017Observed: 4.77 ft at 7:15AM Oct 18, 2017Observed: 4.86 ft at 7:30AM Oct 18, 2017Observed: 4.92 ft at 7:45AM Oct 18, 2017Observed: 4.93 ft at 8:00AM Oct 18, 2017Observed: 4.93 ft at 8:15AM Oct 18, 2017Observed: 4.93 ft at 8:30AM Oct 18, 2017Observed: 5.09 ft at 8:45AM Oct 18, 2017Observed: 5.38 ft at 9:00AM Oct 18, 2017Observed: 5.71 ft at 9:15AM Oct 18, 2017Observed: 6.04 ft at 9:30AM Oct 18, 2017Observed: 6.32 ft at 9:45AM Oct 18, 2017Observed: 6.59 ft at 10:00AM Oct 18, 2017Observed: 6.81 ft at 10:15AM Oct 18, 2017Observed: 7.01 ft at 10:30AM Oct 18, 2017Observed: 7.19 ft at 10:45AM Oct 18, 2017Observed: 7.35 ft at 11:00AM Oct 18, 2017Observed: 7.5 ft at 11:15AM Oct 18, 2017Observed: 7.62 ft at 11:30AM Oct 18, 2017Observed: 7.75 ft at 11:45AM Oct 18, 2017Observed: 7.83 ft at 12:00PM Oct 18, 2017Observed: 7.93 ft at 12:15PM Oct 18, 2017Observed: 8 ft at 12:30PM Oct 18, 2017Observed: 8.08 ft at 12:45PM Oct 18, 2017Observed: 8.12 ft at 1:00PM Oct 18, 2017Observed: 8.07 ft at 1:15PM Oct 18, 2017Observed: 7.94 ft at 1:30PM Oct 18, 2017Observed: 7.75 ft at 1:45PM Oct 18, 2017Observed: 7.56 ft at 2:00PM Oct 18, 2017Observed: 7.36 ft at 2:15PM Oct 18, 2017Observed: 7.15 ft at 2:30PM Oct 18, 2017Observed: 6.95 ft at 2:45PM Oct 18, 2017Observed: 6.79 ft at 3:00PM Oct 18, 2017Observed: 6.59 ft at 3:15PM Oct 18, 2017Observed: 6.45 ft at 3:30PM Oct 18, 2017Observed: 6.36 ft at 3:45PM Oct 18, 2017Observed: 6.36 ft at 4:00PM Oct 18, 2017Observed: 6.35 ft at 4:15PM Oct 18, 2017Observed: 6.34 ft at 4:30PM Oct 18, 2017Observed: 6.28 ft at 4:45PM Oct 18, 2017Observed: 6.19 ft at 5:00PM Oct 18, 2017Observed: 6.08 ft at 5:15PM Oct 18, 2017Observed: 5.96 ft at 5:30PM Oct 18, 2017Observed: 5.84 ft at 5:45PM Oct 18, 2017Observed: 5.73 ft at 6:00PM Oct 18, 2017Observed: 5.61 ft at 6:15PM Oct 18, 2017Observed: 5.49 ft at 6:30PM Oct 18, 2017Observed: 5.41 ft at 6:45PM Oct 18, 2017Observed: 5.42 ft at 7:00PM Oct 18, 2017Observed: 5.47 ft at 7:15PM Oct 18, 2017Observed: 5.51 ft at 7:30PM Oct 18, 2017Observed: 5.51 ft at 7:45PM Oct 18, 2017Observed: 5.48 ft at 8:00PM Oct 18, 2017Observed: 5.42 ft at 8:15PM Oct 18, 2017Observed: 5.35 ft at 8:30PM Oct 18, 2017Observed: 5.27 ft at 8:45PM Oct 18, 2017Observed: 5.18 ft at 9:00PM Oct 18, 2017Observed: 5.1 ft at 9:15PM Oct 18, 2017Observed: 5 ft at 9:30PM Oct 18, 2017Observed: 4.93 ft at 9:45PM Oct 18, 2017Observed: 4.94 ft at 10:00PM Oct 18, 2017Observed: 5.02 ft at 10:15PM Oct 18, 2017Observed: 5.08 ft at 10:30PM Oct 18, 2017Observed: 5.12 ft at 10:45PM Oct 18, 2017Observed: 5.12 ft at 11:00PM Oct 18, 2017Observed: 5.09 ft at 11:15PM Oct 18, 2017Observed: 5.05 ft at 11:30PM Oct 18, 2017Observed: 4.99 ft at 11:45PM Oct 18, 2017Observed: 4.92 ft at 12:00AM Oct 19, 2017Observed: 4.84 ft at 12:15AM Oct 19, 2017Observed: 4.77 ft at 12:30AM Oct 19, 2017Observed: 4.7 ft at 12:45AM Oct 19, 2017Observed: 4.72 ft at 1:00AM Oct 19, 2017Observed: 4.8 ft at 1:15AM Oct 19, 2017Observed: 4.89 ft at 1:30AM Oct 19, 2017Observed: 4.95 ft at 1:45AM Oct 19, 2017Observed: 4.97 ft at 2:00AM Oct 19, 2017Observed: 4.95 ft at 2:15AM Oct 19, 2017Observed: 4.91 ft at 2:30AM Oct 19, 2017Observed: 4.86 ft at 2:45AM Oct 19, 2017Observed: 4.8 ft at 3:00AM Oct 19, 2017Observed: 4.73 ft at 3:15AM Oct 19, 2017Observed: 4.67 ft at 3:30AM Oct 19, 2017Observed: 4.6 ft at 3:45AM Oct 19, 2017Observed: 4.62 ft at 4:00AM Oct 19, 2017Observed: 4.71 ft at 4:15AM Oct 19, 2017Observed: 4.8 ft at 4:30AM Oct 19, 2017Observed: 4.87 ft at 4:45AM Oct 19, 2017Observed: 4.89 ft at 5:00AM Oct 19, 2017Observed: 4.88 ft at 5:15AM Oct 19, 2017Observed: 4.85 ft at 5:30AM Oct 19, 2017Observed: 4.81 ft at 5:45AM Oct 19, 2017Observed: 4.75 ft at 6:00AM Oct 19, 2017Observed: 4.69 ft at 6:15AM Oct 19, 2017Observed: 4.62 ft at 6:30AM Oct 19, 2017Observed: 4.56 ft at 6:45AM Oct 19, 2017Observed: 4.58 ft at 7:00AM Oct 19, 2017Observed: 4.68 ft at 7:15AM Oct 19, 2017Observed: 4.8 ft at 7:30AM Oct 19, 2017Observed: 4.97 ft at 7:45AM Oct 19, 2017Observed: 5.23 ft at 8:00AM Oct 19, 2017Observed: 5.57 ft at 8:15AM Oct 19, 2017Observed: 5.98 ft at 8:30AM Oct 19, 2017Observed: 6.47 ft at 8:45AM Oct 19, 2017Observed: 6.93 ft at 9:00AM Oct 19, 2017Observed: 7.36 ft at 9:15AM Oct 19, 2017Observed: 7.77 ft at 9:30AM Oct 19, 2017Observed: 8.11 ft at 9:45AM Oct 19, 2017Observed: 8.4 ft at 10:00AM Oct 19, 2017Observed: 8.64 ft at 10:15AM Oct 19, 2017Observed: 8.88 ft at 10:30AM Oct 19, 2017Observed: 9.08 ft at 10:45AM Oct 19, 2017Highest Observation: 9.16 ft at 11:00AM Oct 19, 2017Observed: 9.09 ft at 11:15AM Oct 19, 2017Observed: 8.99 ft at 11:30AM Oct 19, 2017Observed: 8.82 ft at 11:45AM Oct 19, 2017Observed: 8.68 ft at 12:00PM Oct 19, 2017Observed: 8.54 ft at 12:15PM Oct 19, 2017Observed: 8.41 ft at 12:30PM Oct 19, 2017Observed: 8.3 ft at 12:45PM Oct 19, 2017Observed: 8.2 ft at 1:00PM Oct 19, 2017Observed: 8.07 ft at 1:15PM Oct 19, 2017Observed: 7.89 ft at 1:30PM Oct 19, 2017Observed: 7.71 ft at 1:45PM Oct 19, 2017Observed: 7.49 ft at 2:00PM Oct 19, 2017Observed: 7.31 ft at 2:15PM Oct 19, 2017Observed: 7.14 ft at 2:30PM Oct 19, 2017Observed: 6.96 ft at 2:45PM Oct 19, 2017Observed: 6.8 ft at 3:00PM Oct 19, 2017Observed: 6.64 ft at 3:15PM Oct 19, 2017Observed: 6.48 ft at 3:30PM Oct 19, 2017Observed: 6.41 ft at 3:45PM Oct 19, 2017Observed: 6.41 ft at 4:00PM Oct 19, 2017Observed: 6.41 ft at 4:15PM Oct 19, 2017Observed: 6.4 ft at 4:30PM Oct 19, 2017Observed: 6.27 ft at 4:45PM Oct 19, 2017Observed: 6.22 ft at 5:00PM Oct 19, 2017Observed: 6.12 ft at 5:15PM Oct 19, 2017Observed: 6 ft at 5:30PM Oct 19, 2017Observed: 5.89 ft at 5:45PM Oct 19, 2017Observed: 5.77 ft at 6:00PM Oct 19, 2017Observed: 5.65 ft at 6:15PM Oct 19, 2017Observed: 5.54 ft at 6:30PM Oct 19, 2017Observed: 5.45 ft at 6:45PM Oct 19, 2017Observed: 5.46 ft at 7:00PM Oct 19, 2017Observed: 5.53 ft at 7:15PM Oct 19, 2017Observed: 5.56 ft at 7:30PM Oct 19, 2017Observed: 5.56 ft at 7:45PM Oct 19, 2017Observed: 5.52 ft at 8:00PM Oct 19, 2017Observed: 5.46 ft at 8:15PM Oct 19, 2017Observed: 5.39 ft at 8:30PM Oct 19, 2017Observed: 5.3 ft at 8:45PM Oct 19, 2017Observed: 5.21 ft at 9:00PM Oct 19, 2017Observed: 5.13 ft at 9:15PM Oct 19, 2017Observed: 5.04 ft at 9:30PM Oct 19, 2017Observed: 4.96 ft at 9:45PM Oct 19, 2017Observed: 4.98 ft at 10:00PM Oct 19, 2017Observed: 5.05 ft at 10:15PM Oct 19, 2017Observed: 5.11 ft at 10:30PM Oct 19, 2017Observed: 5.14 ft at 10:45PM Oct 19, 2017Observed: 5.15 ft at 11:00PM Oct 19, 2017Observed: 5.11 ft at 11:15PM Oct 19, 2017Observed: 5.06 ft at 11:30PM Oct 19, 2017Observed: 5 ft at 11:45PM Oct 19, 2017Observed: 4.93 ft at 12:00AM Oct 20, 2017Observed: 4.86 ft at 12:15AM Oct 20, 2017Observed: 4.78 ft at 12:30AM Oct 20, 2017Observed: 4.71 ft at 12:45AM Oct 20, 2017Observed: 4.73 ft at 1:00AM Oct 20, 2017Observed: 4.82 ft at 1:15AM Oct 20, 2017Observed: 4.9 ft at 1:30AM Oct 20, 2017Observed: 4.96 ft at 1:45AM Oct 20, 2017Observed: 4.98 ft at 2:00AM Oct 20, 2017Observed: 4.95 ft at 2:15AM Oct 20, 2017Observed: 4.92 ft at 2:30AM Oct 20, 2017Observed: 4.87 ft at 2:45AM Oct 20, 2017Observed: 4.81 ft at 3:00AM Oct 20, 2017Observed: 4.74 ft at 3:15AM Oct 20, 2017Observed: 4.67 ft at 3:30AM Oct 20, 2017Observed: 4.61 ft at 3:45AM Oct 20, 2017Observed: 4.62 ft at 4:00AM Oct 20, 2017Forecast: 5.5 ft 8:00AM Oct 20, 2017Forecast: 5.5 ft 2:00PM Oct 20, 2017Forecast: 5.4 ft 8:00PM Oct 20, 2017Forecast: 5.5 ft 2:00AM Oct 21, 2017Forecast: 5.5 ft 8:00AM Oct 21, 2017Highest Forecast: 5.6 ft 2:00PM Oct 21, 2017Highest Forecast: 5.6 ft 8:00PM Oct 21, 2017Forecast: 5.5 ft 2:00AM Oct 22, 2017Forecast: 5.5 ft 8:00AM Oct 22, 2017Forecast: 5.5 ft 2:00PM Oct 22, 2017Forecast: 5.5 ft 8:00PM Oct 22, 2017Forecast: 5.5 ft 2:00AM Oct 23, 2017Forecast: 5.5 ft 8:00AM Oct 23, 2017Forecast: 5.4 ft 2:00PM Oct 23, 2017Forecast: 5.4 ft 8:00PM Oct 23, 2017Forecast: 5.4 ft 2:00AM Oct 24, 2017Forecast: 5.4 ft 8:00AM Oct 24, 2017USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesCMDS1(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (5:01AM Oct 20, 2017)ObservedForecast (issued 8:52AM Oct 19)Latest observed value: 4.62 ft at 4:00 AM EDT 20-Oct-2017. Flood Stage is 27 ft
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NOTE: River forecasts for this location take into account past precipitation and the precipitation amounts expected approximately 48 hours into the future from the forecast issuance time.

Reliability of the Forecast: Based on current and forecast river, weather and reservoir conditions

NOTE: Forecasts for the Wateree River near Camden are issued routinely year-round.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 35
Moderate Flood Stage: 29
Flood Stage: 27
Action Stage: 16
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 40.40 ft on 07/16/1916
(2) 40.40 ft on 07/18/1916
(3) 39.70 ft on 08/26/1908
(4) 36.63 ft on 04/07/1936
(5) 36.00 ft on 10/03/1929
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 34.34 ft on 01/01/2016
(2) 29.23 ft on 02/07/2010
(3) 27.34 ft on 01/29/2010
(4) 27.40 ft on 01/28/2010
(5) 15.19 ft on 08/31/2008
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) -0.34 ft on 09/21/2003
(2) 0.06 ft on 09/07/1993
(3) 0.11 ft on 07/17/1998
(4) 0.13 ft on 05/25/2001
(5) 0.13 ft on 08/10/1997
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41 The Southern Railroad near Wateree may be flooded.
39 Southern Railroad traffic downstream from Camden and in the Eastover area may be affected.
35 Fairview Plant Road near the river floods. Flood water backs up into Five and Twenty Mile Creek west of Camden.
32 Livestock may become cut off on small islands downstream from Camden.
29 The Invista Plant in Lugoff may become flooded.
27 Access road in the Turkey Lane Community near Camden becomes flooded. River bottomland between Camden and Lugoff begins to flood.
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(1) River Gage on the Wateree River near Camden
(2) Looking Upstream on the Wateree at Camden
(3) River Gage on the Wateree River near Camden
(4) Looking Downstream on the Wateree at Camden
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Latitude: 34.244444° N, Longitude: 80.654167° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD27

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 27 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 29 115.36 ft 142.36 ft Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
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