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Cape Fear River at W.O. Huske Lock Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 33.29 ft at 3:30PM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 33.29 ft at 3:45PM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 33.3 ft at 4:00PM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 33.31 ft at 4:15PM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 33.3 ft at 4:30PM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 33.29 ft at 4:45PM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 33.3 ft at 5:00PM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 33.29 ft at 5:15PM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 33.3 ft at 5:30PM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 33.28 ft at 5:45PM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 33.29 ft at 6:00PM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 33.29 ft at 6:15PM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 33.3 ft at 6:30PM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 33.3 ft at 6:45PM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 33.29 ft at 7:00PM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 33.29 ft at 7:15PM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 33.3 ft at 7:30PM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 33.29 ft at 7:45PM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 33.3 ft at 8:00PM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 33.3 ft at 8:15PM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 33.29 ft at 8:30PM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 33.29 ft at 8:45PM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 33.3 ft at 9:00PM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 33.28 ft at 10:15PM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 33.29 ft at 10:30PM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 33.28 ft at 10:45PM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 33.3 ft at 11:00PM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 33.29 ft at 11:15PM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 33.28 ft at 11:30PM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 33.28 ft at 11:45PM Jul 19, 2014Observed: 33.28 ft at 12:00AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 33.28 ft at 12:15AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 33.29 ft at 12:30AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 33.27 ft at 12:45AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 33.29 ft at 1:00AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 33.28 ft at 1:15AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 33.27 ft at 1:30AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 33.28 ft at 1:45AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 33.29 ft at 2:00AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 33.27 ft at 2:15AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 33.29 ft at 2:30AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 33.29 ft at 2:45AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 33.29 ft at 3:00AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 33.27 ft at 3:15AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 33.29 ft at 3:30AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 33.27 ft at 3:45AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 33.27 ft at 4:00AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 33.3 ft at 4:15AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 33.29 ft at 4:30AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 33.28 ft at 4:45AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 33.29 ft at 5:00AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 33.28 ft at 5:15AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 33.29 ft at 5:30AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 33.28 ft at 5:45AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 33.29 ft at 6:00AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 33.29 ft at 6:15AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 33.29 ft at 6:30AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 33.3 ft at 6:45AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 33.3 ft at 7:00AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 33.3 ft at 7:15AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 33.3 ft at 7:30AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 33.29 ft at 7:45AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 33.29 ft at 8:00AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 33.31 ft at 8:15AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 33.3 ft at 8:30AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 33.31 ft at 8:45AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 33.32 ft at 9:00AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 33.31 ft at 9:15AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 33.32 ft at 9:30AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 33.31 ft at 9:45AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 33.31 ft at 10:00AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 33.31 ft at 10:15AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 33.33 ft at 10:30AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 33.33 ft at 10:45AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 33.33 ft at 11:00AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 33.33 ft at 11:15AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 33.34 ft at 11:30AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 33.33 ft at 11:45AM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 33.34 ft at 12:00PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 33.35 ft at 12:15PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 33.34 ft at 12:30PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 33.33 ft at 12:45PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 33.34 ft at 1:00PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 33.36 ft at 1:15PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 33.35 ft at 1:30PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 33.34 ft at 1:45PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 33.35 ft at 2:00PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 33.34 ft at 2:15PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 33.34 ft at 2:30PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 33.35 ft at 2:45PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 33.36 ft at 3:00PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 33.36 ft at 3:01PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 33.36 ft at 3:15PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 33.36 ft at 3:16PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 33.35 ft at 3:30PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 33.35 ft at 3:31PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 33.36 ft at 3:45PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 33.36 ft at 3:46PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 33.36 ft at 4:00PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 33.34 ft at 4:15PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 33.35 ft at 4:30PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 33.35 ft at 4:45PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 33.37 ft at 5:00PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 33.36 ft at 5:15PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 33.36 ft at 5:30PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 33.36 ft at 5:45PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 33.39 ft at 6:00PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 33.38 ft at 6:15PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 33.38 ft at 6:30PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 33.37 ft at 6:45PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 33.38 ft at 7:00PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 33.37 ft at 7:15PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 33.38 ft at 7:30PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 33.37 ft at 7:45PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 33.36 ft at 8:00PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 33.37 ft at 8:15PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 33.36 ft at 8:30PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 33.38 ft at 8:45PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 33.37 ft at 9:00PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 33.38 ft at 9:15PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 33.36 ft at 9:30PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 33.37 ft at 9:45PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 33.38 ft at 10:00PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 33.39 ft at 10:15PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 33.37 ft at 10:30PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 33.37 ft at 10:45PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 33.37 ft at 11:00PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 33.38 ft at 11:15PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 33.36 ft at 11:30PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 33.36 ft at 11:45PM Jul 20, 2014Observed: 33.36 ft at 12:00AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 33.36 ft at 12:15AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 33.36 ft at 12:30AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 33.35 ft at 12:45AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 33.36 ft at 1:00AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 33.35 ft at 1:15AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 33.36 ft at 1:30AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 33.35 ft at 1:45AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 33.35 ft at 2:00AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 33.35 ft at 2:15AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 33.36 ft at 2:30AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 33.36 ft at 2:45AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 33.35 ft at 3:00AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 33.35 ft at 3:15AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 33.35 ft at 3:30AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 33.35 ft at 3:45AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 33.35 ft at 4:00AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 33.36 ft at 4:15AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 33.37 ft at 4:30AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 33.35 ft at 4:45AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 33.35 ft at 5:00AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 33.36 ft at 5:15AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 33.35 ft at 5:30AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 33.36 ft at 5:45AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 33.35 ft at 6:00AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 33.36 ft at 6:15AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 33.34 ft at 6:30AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 33.35 ft at 6:45AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 33.35 ft at 7:00AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 33.35 ft at 7:15AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 33.36 ft at 7:30AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 33.34 ft at 7:45AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 33.36 ft at 8:00AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 33.36 ft at 9:15AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 33.34 ft at 9:30AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 33.35 ft at 9:45AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 33.37 ft at 10:00AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 33.36 ft at 10:15AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 33.4 ft at 10:30AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 33.4 ft at 10:45AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 33.44 ft at 11:00AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 33.44 ft at 11:15AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 33.45 ft at 11:30AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 33.44 ft at 11:45AM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 33.45 ft at 12:00PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 33.45 ft at 12:15PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 33.48 ft at 12:30PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 33.5 ft at 12:45PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 33.5 ft at 1:00PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 33.51 ft at 1:15PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 33.53 ft at 1:30PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 33.53 ft at 1:45PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 33.53 ft at 2:00PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 33.54 ft at 2:15PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 33.54 ft at 2:16PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 33.53 ft at 2:30PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 33.53 ft at 2:31PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 33.52 ft at 2:45PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 33.52 ft at 2:46PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 33.53 ft at 3:00PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 33.53 ft at 3:01PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 33.53 ft at 3:15PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 33.54 ft at 3:30PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 33.56 ft at 3:45PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 33.55 ft at 4:00PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 33.55 ft at 4:15PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 33.54 ft at 4:30PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 33.54 ft at 4:45PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 33.55 ft at 5:00PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 33.56 ft at 5:15PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 33.56 ft at 5:30PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 33.56 ft at 5:45PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 33.57 ft at 6:00PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 33.58 ft at 6:15PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 33.59 ft at 6:30PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 33.58 ft at 6:45PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 33.57 ft at 7:00PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 33.58 ft at 7:15PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 33.59 ft at 7:30PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 33.57 ft at 7:45PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 33.58 ft at 8:00PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 33.57 ft at 8:15PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 33.59 ft at 8:30PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 33.58 ft at 8:45PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 33.57 ft at 9:00PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 33.57 ft at 9:15PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 33.57 ft at 9:30PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 33.59 ft at 9:45PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 33.57 ft at 10:00PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 33.57 ft at 10:15PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 33.58 ft at 10:30PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 33.59 ft at 10:45PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 33.58 ft at 11:00PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 33.57 ft at 11:15PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 33.58 ft at 11:30PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 33.59 ft at 11:45PM Jul 21, 2014Observed: 33.58 ft at 12:00AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 33.57 ft at 12:15AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 33.58 ft at 12:30AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 33.57 ft at 12:45AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 33.59 ft at 1:00AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 33.57 ft at 1:15AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 33.59 ft at 1:30AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 33.58 ft at 1:45AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 33.59 ft at 2:00AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 33.57 ft at 2:15AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 33.59 ft at 2:30AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 33.58 ft at 2:45AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 33.59 ft at 3:00AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 33.57 ft at 3:15AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 33.58 ft at 3:30AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 33.58 ft at 3:45AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 33.58 ft at 4:00AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 33.58 ft at 4:15AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 33.58 ft at 4:30AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 33.6 ft at 4:45AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 33.59 ft at 5:00AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 33.62 ft at 5:15AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 33.62 ft at 5:30AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 33.65 ft at 5:45AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 33.69 ft at 6:00AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 33.73 ft at 6:15AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 33.74 ft at 6:30AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 33.8 ft at 6:45AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 33.84 ft at 7:00AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 33.88 ft at 7:15AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 33.91 ft at 7:30AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 33.96 ft at 7:45AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 34.02 ft at 8:00AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 34.07 ft at 8:15AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 34.11 ft at 8:30AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 34.17 ft at 8:45AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 34.19 ft at 9:00AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 34.24 ft at 9:15AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 34.31 ft at 9:30AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 34.34 ft at 9:45AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 34.41 ft at 10:00AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 34.46 ft at 10:15AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 34.49 ft at 10:30AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 34.54 ft at 10:45AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 34.59 ft at 11:00AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 34.63 ft at 11:15AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 34.67 ft at 11:30AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 34.7 ft at 11:45AM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 34.73 ft at 12:00PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 34.77 ft at 12:15PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 34.8 ft at 12:30PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 34.85 ft at 12:45PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 34.87 ft at 1:00PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 34.9 ft at 1:15PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 34.92 ft at 1:30PM Jul 22, 2014Observed: 34.95 ft at 1:45PM Jul 22, 2014Highest Observation: 34.97 ft at 2:00PM Jul 22, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesSTPN7(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (3:19PM Jul 22, 2014)ObservedLatest observed value: 34.97 ft at 2:00 PM EDT 22-Jul-2014. Flood Stage is 42 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts for the Cape Fear River at W.O. Huske Lock 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:65
Moderate Flood Stage:50
Flood Stage:42
Action Stage:41

Historical Crests
(1) 75.50 ft on 09/22/1945
(2) 60.53 ft on 02/05/1973
(3) 60.40 ft on 02/28/1979
(4) 60.29 ft on 02/16/1948
(5) 58.84 ft on 09/08/1996
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 29.43 ft on 08/13/2002
(2) 32.84 ft on 09/11/2007
(3) 33.00 ft on 06/01/2007
(4) 33.01 ft on 08/26/2007
(5) 33.03 ft on 10/26/2009
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79.3 Water will reach the elevation of the instrument shelter in the USGS well house. Extensive flooding will occur along the all reaches of the river.
76.5 Water will reach the floor in the USGS well house. Extensive flooding will continue along both banks of the river.
75.5 Flood waters will reach within eight inches of the floor in the lockmasters residence. Extensive flooding can be expected along both banks of the river.
65 Water will approach the road in front of the lockmasters residence. Extensive lowland flooding will occur along the left bank with minor flooding along the right bank.
52 Extensive flooding will occur along the left bank of the river. Water levels will reach the door sill of the USGS well house.
50 Extensive lowland flooding will occur along the left bank of the river.
45 Flood waters will affect areas along the left bank of the river with some minor overflow along the right bank.
42 Water levels will top the navigational lock. Operations stop and the equipment must be removed. Minor flooding will occur on land adjacent to the left bank of the river.
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Latitude: 34.834722° N, Longitude: 78.824167° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 42 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 28.97 ft 70.97 ft 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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