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Catawba River at Fishing Creek Dam Pool (ft)Observed: 98.71 ft at 4:00PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 98.6 ft at 5:00PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 98.46 ft at 6:00PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 98.32 ft at 7:00PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 98.22 ft at 8:00PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 98.12 ft at 9:00PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 98.06 ft at 10:00PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 98.05 ft at 11:00PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 98.1 ft at 12:00AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 98.19 ft at 1:00AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 98.24 ft at 2:00AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 98.33 ft at 3:00AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 98.41 ft at 4:00AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 98.55 ft at 5:00AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 98.71 ft at 6:00AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 98.76 ft at 7:00AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 98.8 ft at 8:00AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 98.87 ft at 9:00AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 98.85 ft at 10:00AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 98.85 ft at 11:00AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 98.86 ft at 12:00PM Nov 24, 2014Highest Observation: 98.89 ft at 1:00PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 98.82 ft at 2:00PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 98.79 ft at 3:00PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 98.69 ft at 4:00PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 98.62 ft at 5:00PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 98.49 ft at 6:00PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 98.37 ft at 7:00PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 98.27 ft at 8:00PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 98.15 ft at 9:00PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 98.03 ft at 10:00PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 97.9 ft at 11:00PM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 97.89 ft at 12:00AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 97.97 ft at 1:00AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 98.16 ft at 2:00AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 98.3 ft at 3:00AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 98.43 ft at 4:00AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 98.48 ft at 5:00AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 98.4 ft at 6:00AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 98.32 ft at 7:00AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 98.26 ft at 8:00AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 98.16 ft at 9:00AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 98.05 ft at 10:00AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 97.92 ft at 11:00AM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 97.79 ft at 12:00PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 97.64 ft at 1:00PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 97.47 ft at 2:00PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 97.32 ft at 3:00PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 97.14 ft at 4:00PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 97.03 ft at 5:00PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 96.96 ft at 6:00PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 96.91 ft at 7:00PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 96.83 ft at 8:00PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 96.8 ft at 9:00PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 96.83 ft at 10:00PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 96.93 ft at 11:00PM Nov 25, 2014Observed: 97.15 ft at 12:00AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 97.36 ft at 1:00AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 97.53 ft at 2:00AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 97.69 ft at 3:00AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 97.89 ft at 4:00AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 98.04 ft at 5:00AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 98.23 ft at 6:00AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 98.31 ft at 7:00AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 98.24 ft at 8:00AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 98.23 ft at 9:00AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 98.2 ft at 10:00AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 98.15 ft at 11:00AM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 98.13 ft at 12:00PM Nov 26, 2014Observed: 98.11 ft at 1:00PM Nov 26, 2014FCDS1(plotting HPIRZ) Graph Created (3:04PM Nov 26, 2014)ObservedLatest observed value: 98.11 ft at 1:00 PM EST 26-Nov-2014. Flood Stage is 102 ft
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Reliability of the Forecast: Based on current and forecast river, weather and reservoir conditions

NOTE: Forecasts are not available for the Catawba River at Fishing Creek Dam. Only observed stages are available for this point.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 106
Moderate Flood Stage: 104
Flood Stage: 102
Action Stage: 100
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 101.20 ft on 03/21/2003
(2) 100.30 ft on 02/04/1996
(3) 100.26 ft on 09/11/2004
(4) 100.25 ft on 01/25/2010
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 99.80 ft on 05/08/2013
(2) 100.25 ft on 01/25/2010
(3) 100.24 ft on 03/03/2007
(4) 100.26 ft on 09/11/2004
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 93.10 ft on 01/11/1985
(2) 93.50 ft on 03/10/1994
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102 DOCKS AND LOW LYING AREAS WILL FLOOD.
101.5 DOCKS AND YARDSS WILL BEGIN TO FLOOD.
100 FULL POOL. LOW LYING AREAS ABOVE AND BELOW THE DAM BEGIN TO FLOOD.
1.2 1.0 IN ONE HOUR IN AREA AROUND THIS GAGE WILL CAUSE A 2.5 FT RISE ON ROCKY CREEK.
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Latitude: 34.601111° N, Longitude: 80.889722° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
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Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 102 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
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(gauge height = 0)
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(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
Other Not Available Not Available  
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