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Wateree River at Wateree Dam Pool (ft)Observed: 97.47 ft at 5:00AM Jun 23, 2017Observed: 97.28 ft at 6:00AM Jun 23, 2017Observed: 97.13 ft at 7:00AM Jun 23, 2017Observed: 97.23 ft at 8:00AM Jun 23, 2017Observed: 97.11 ft at 9:00AM Jun 23, 2017Observed: 97.07 ft at 10:00AM Jun 23, 2017Observed: 97.32 ft at 11:00AM Jun 23, 2017Observed: 97.25 ft at 12:00PM Jun 23, 2017Observed: 97.33 ft at 1:00PM Jun 23, 2017Observed: 97.56 ft at 2:00PM Jun 23, 2017Observed: 97.57 ft at 3:00PM Jun 23, 2017Observed: 97.65 ft at 4:00PM Jun 23, 2017Observed: 97.84 ft at 5:00PM Jun 23, 2017Observed: 97.81 ft at 6:00PM Jun 23, 2017Observed: 97.82 ft at 7:00PM Jun 23, 2017Observed: 98.04 ft at 8:00PM Jun 23, 2017Observed: 98.05 ft at 9:00PM Jun 23, 2017Observed: 97.7 ft at 10:00PM Jun 23, 2017Observed: 98.22 ft at 11:00PM Jun 23, 2017Observed: 98.07 ft at 12:00AM Jun 24, 2017Observed: 97.83 ft at 1:00AM Jun 24, 2017Observed: 98.22 ft at 2:00AM Jun 24, 2017Observed: 98.01 ft at 3:00AM Jun 24, 2017Observed: 97.9 ft at 4:00AM Jun 24, 2017Observed: 98.19 ft at 5:00AM Jun 24, 2017Observed: 97.93 ft at 6:00AM Jun 24, 2017Observed: 97.97 ft at 7:00AM Jun 24, 2017Observed: 98.11 ft at 8:00AM Jun 24, 2017Observed: 97.95 ft at 9:00AM Jun 24, 2017Observed: 97.98 ft at 10:00AM Jun 24, 2017Observed: 97.98 ft at 11:00AM Jun 24, 2017Observed: 97.98 ft at 12:00PM Jun 24, 2017Observed: 98.14 ft at 1:00PM Jun 24, 2017Observed: 98.07 ft at 2:00PM Jun 24, 2017Observed: 98.24 ft at 3:00PM Jun 24, 2017Observed: 97.09 ft at 4:00PM Jun 24, 2017Observed: 97.34 ft at 5:00PM Jun 24, 2017Observed: 97.49 ft at 6:00PM Jun 24, 2017Observed: 97.42 ft at 7:00PM Jun 24, 2017Observed: 97.73 ft at 8:00PM Jun 24, 2017Observed: 97.72 ft at 9:00PM Jun 24, 2017Observed: 97.68 ft at 10:00PM Jun 24, 2017Observed: 98 ft at 11:00PM Jun 24, 2017Observed: 97.94 ft at 12:00AM Jun 25, 2017Observed: 97.86 ft at 1:00AM Jun 25, 2017Observed: 97.93 ft at 2:00AM Jun 25, 2017Observed: 97.85 ft at 3:00AM Jun 25, 2017Observed: 97.97 ft at 4:00AM Jun 25, 2017Observed: 97.9 ft at 5:00AM Jun 25, 2017Observed: 97.89 ft at 6:00AM Jun 25, 2017Observed: 97.86 ft at 7:00AM Jun 25, 2017Observed: 97.86 ft at 8:00AM Jun 25, 2017Observed: 97.87 ft at 9:00AM Jun 25, 2017Observed: 97.88 ft at 10:00AM Jun 25, 2017Observed: 97.89 ft at 11:00AM Jun 25, 2017Observed: 97.96 ft at 12:00PM Jun 25, 2017Observed: 98.02 ft at 1:00PM Jun 25, 2017Observed: 98 ft at 2:00PM Jun 25, 2017Observed: 98.11 ft at 3:00PM Jun 25, 2017Highest Observation: 98.25 ft at 4:00PM Jun 25, 2017Observed: 98.07 ft at 5:00PM Jun 25, 2017Observed: 97.91 ft at 6:00PM Jun 25, 2017Observed: 98.03 ft at 7:00PM Jun 25, 2017Observed: 97.83 ft at 8:00PM Jun 25, 2017Observed: 97.99 ft at 9:00PM Jun 25, 2017Observed: 98.03 ft at 10:00PM Jun 25, 2017Observed: 97.98 ft at 11:00PM Jun 25, 2017Observed: 98.17 ft at 12:00AM Jun 26, 2017Observed: 98.12 ft at 1:00AM Jun 26, 2017Observed: 97.93 ft at 2:00AM Jun 26, 2017Observed: 98.07 ft at 3:00AM Jun 26, 2017WATS1(plotting HPIRZ) Graph Created (4:31AM Jun 26, 2017)ObservedLatest observed value: 98.07 ft at 3:00 AM EDT 26-Jun-2017. Flood Stage is 100 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 at Wateree Dam are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 105
Moderate Flood Stage: 102
Flood Stage: 100
Action Stage: 99
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 105.39 ft on 01/01/2016
(2) 103.37 ft on 02/07/2010
(3) 102.52 ft on 01/27/2010
(4) 102.00 ft on 05/10/2013
(5) 101.57 ft on 11/04/2015
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 105.39 ft on 01/01/2016
(2) 101.33 ft on 11/11/2015
(3) 101.57 ft on 11/04/2015
(4) 102.00 ft on 05/10/2013
(5) 103.37 ft on 02/07/2010
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 94.20 ft on 12/15/2007
(2) 94.89 ft on 08/17/2007
(3) 96.01 ft on 10/01/2007

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105 Roads and homes nearest the lake shore flood. Flooded roads isolate areas extending from the lake shore.
103 Home owners on low lying property have to move belongings out of basements or from under raised houses. Boat launch on U.S. Highway 1 at the lake closed due to flood water.
102.5 Roadways near Beaver Creek become flooded.
100.5 Several yards and docks in low lying areas around Lake Wateree begin to flood.
100.4 The water begins to overflow one or more marinas along the northwest shores. The piers on the Wildlife Road bridge over Singleton Creek become submerged.
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Latitude: 34.334722° N, Longitude: 80.703056° W, Horizontal Datum: Unknown

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Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 100 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
(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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