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West Fork Whitewater River near Alpine Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 8.24 ft at 9:30PM Apr 13, 2014Highest Observation: 8.25 ft at 9:45PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 8.24 ft at 10:00PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 8.23 ft at 10:15PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 8.24 ft at 10:30PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 8.23 ft at 10:45PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 8.22 ft at 11:00PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 8.22 ft at 11:15PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 8.22 ft at 11:30PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 8.23 ft at 11:45PM Apr 13, 2014Observed: 8.22 ft at 12:00AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.22 ft at 12:15AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.23 ft at 12:30AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.19 ft at 12:45AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.21 ft at 1:00AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.2 ft at 1:15AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.21 ft at 1:30AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.2 ft at 1:45AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.2 ft at 2:00AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.19 ft at 2:15AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.2 ft at 2:30AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.2 ft at 2:45AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.19 ft at 3:00AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.18 ft at 3:15AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.19 ft at 3:30AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.18 ft at 3:45AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.18 ft at 4:00AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.17 ft at 4:15AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.16 ft at 4:30AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.15 ft at 4:45AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.16 ft at 5:00AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.17 ft at 5:15AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.17 ft at 5:30AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.15 ft at 5:45AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.16 ft at 6:00AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.16 ft at 6:15AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.18 ft at 6:30AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.15 ft at 6:45AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.16 ft at 7:00AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.16 ft at 7:15AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.17 ft at 7:30AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.17 ft at 7:45AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.16 ft at 8:00AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.16 ft at 8:15AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.16 ft at 8:30AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.17 ft at 8:45AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.17 ft at 9:00AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.14 ft at 9:15AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.16 ft at 9:30AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.16 ft at 9:45AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.15 ft at 10:00AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.16 ft at 10:15AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.16 ft at 10:30AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.14 ft at 10:45AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.14 ft at 11:00AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.14 ft at 11:15AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.14 ft at 11:30AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.14 ft at 11:45AM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.14 ft at 12:00PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.15 ft at 12:15PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.14 ft at 12:30PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.14 ft at 12:45PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.13 ft at 1:00PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.13 ft at 1:15PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.12 ft at 1:30PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.13 ft at 1:45PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.11 ft at 2:00PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.12 ft at 2:15PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.13 ft at 2:30PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.13 ft at 2:45PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.12 ft at 3:00PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.11 ft at 3:15PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.12 ft at 3:30PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.12 ft at 3:45PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.11 ft at 4:00PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.12 ft at 4:15PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.12 ft at 4:30PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.11 ft at 4:45PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.1 ft at 5:00PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.1 ft at 5:15PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.12 ft at 5:30PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.1 ft at 5:45PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.1 ft at 6:00PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.1 ft at 6:15PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.1 ft at 6:30PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.1 ft at 6:45PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.1 ft at 7:00PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.09 ft at 7:15PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.09 ft at 7:30PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.08 ft at 7:45PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.09 ft at 8:00PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.09 ft at 8:15PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.1 ft at 8:30PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.09 ft at 8:45PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.08 ft at 9:00PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.1 ft at 9:15PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.09 ft at 9:30PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.11 ft at 9:45PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.1 ft at 10:00PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.11 ft at 10:15PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.11 ft at 10:30PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.1 ft at 10:45PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.11 ft at 11:00PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.11 ft at 11:15PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.11 ft at 11:30PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.12 ft at 11:45PM Apr 14, 2014Observed: 8.12 ft at 12:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 8.13 ft at 12:15AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 8.13 ft at 12:30AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 8.13 ft at 12:45AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 8.13 ft at 1:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 8.1 ft at 1:15AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 8.12 ft at 1:30AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 8.13 ft at 1:45AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 8.13 ft at 2:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 8.11 ft at 2:15AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 8.1 ft at 2:30AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 8.1 ft at 2:45AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 8.09 ft at 3:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 8.12 ft at 3:15AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 8.11 ft at 3:30AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 8.1 ft at 3:45AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 8.1 ft at 4:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 8.1 ft at 4:15AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 8.1 ft at 4:30AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 8.1 ft at 4:45AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 8.1 ft at 5:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 8.11 ft at 5:15AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 8.09 ft at 5:30AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 8.1 ft at 5:45AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 8.09 ft at 6:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 8.1 ft at 6:15AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 8.09 ft at 6:30AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 8.1 ft at 6:45AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 8.08 ft at 7:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 8.09 ft at 7:15AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 8.1 ft at 7:30AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 8.08 ft at 7:45AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 8.08 ft at 8:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 8.07 ft at 8:15AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 8.09 ft at 8:30AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 8.09 ft at 8:45AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 8.08 ft at 9:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 8.08 ft at 9:15AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 8.08 ft at 9:30AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 8.07 ft at 9:45AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 8.09 ft at 10:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 8.08 ft at 10:15AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 8.08 ft at 10:30AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 8.07 ft at 10:45AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 8.06 ft at 11:00AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 8.08 ft at 11:15AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 8.06 ft at 11:30AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 8.06 ft at 11:45AM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 8.07 ft at 12:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 8.05 ft at 12:15PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 8.06 ft at 12:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 8.05 ft at 12:45PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 8.06 ft at 1:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 8.03 ft at 1:15PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 8.04 ft at 1:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 8.04 ft at 1:45PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 8.04 ft at 2:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 8.04 ft at 2:15PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 8.04 ft at 2:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 8.03 ft at 2:45PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 8.03 ft at 3:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 8.05 ft at 3:15PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 8.04 ft at 3:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 8.03 ft at 3:45PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 8.03 ft at 4:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 8.05 ft at 4:15PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 8.03 ft at 4:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 8.01 ft at 4:45PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 8.02 ft at 5:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 8.04 ft at 5:15PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 8.02 ft at 5:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 8.03 ft at 5:45PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 8 ft at 6:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 8.01 ft at 6:15PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 8.02 ft at 6:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 8.01 ft at 6:45PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 8 ft at 7:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 8 ft at 7:15PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 8.01 ft at 7:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 7.99 ft at 7:45PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 8.01 ft at 8:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 7.99 ft at 8:15PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 8.01 ft at 8:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 8 ft at 8:45PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 8 ft at 9:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 7.98 ft at 9:15PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 7.99 ft at 9:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 7.99 ft at 9:45PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 8 ft at 10:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 8 ft at 10:15PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 8 ft at 10:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 7.98 ft at 10:45PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 8 ft at 11:00PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 7.98 ft at 11:15PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 7.98 ft at 11:30PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 8 ft at 11:45PM Apr 15, 2014Observed: 7.98 ft at 12:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 7.98 ft at 12:15AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 7.98 ft at 12:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 7.97 ft at 12:45AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 7.98 ft at 1:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 7.97 ft at 1:15AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 7.98 ft at 1:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 7.99 ft at 1:45AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 7.97 ft at 2:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 7.95 ft at 2:15AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 7.96 ft at 2:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 7.96 ft at 2:45AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 7.95 ft at 3:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 7.97 ft at 3:15AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 7.97 ft at 3:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 7.97 ft at 3:45AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 7.97 ft at 4:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 7.97 ft at 4:15AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 7.96 ft at 4:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 7.97 ft at 4:45AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 7.95 ft at 5:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 7.97 ft at 5:15AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 7.96 ft at 5:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 7.96 ft at 5:45AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 7.96 ft at 6:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 7.95 ft at 6:15AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 7.94 ft at 6:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 7.94 ft at 6:45AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 7.94 ft at 7:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 7.95 ft at 7:15AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 7.94 ft at 7:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 7.95 ft at 7:45AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 7.94 ft at 8:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 7.95 ft at 8:15AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 7.94 ft at 8:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 7.94 ft at 8:45AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 7.93 ft at 9:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 7.94 ft at 9:15AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 7.93 ft at 9:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 7.94 ft at 9:45AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 7.94 ft at 10:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 7.94 ft at 10:15AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 7.94 ft at 10:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 7.94 ft at 10:45AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 7.92 ft at 11:00AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 7.93 ft at 11:15AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 7.93 ft at 11:30AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 7.93 ft at 11:45AM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 7.92 ft at 12:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 7.92 ft at 12:15PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 7.92 ft at 12:30PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 7.92 ft at 12:45PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 7.91 ft at 1:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 7.93 ft at 1:15PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 7.91 ft at 1:30PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 7.9 ft at 1:45PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 7.91 ft at 2:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 7.91 ft at 2:15PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 7.91 ft at 2:30PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 7.92 ft at 2:45PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 7.91 ft at 3:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 7.9 ft at 3:15PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 7.91 ft at 3:30PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 7.9 ft at 3:45PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 7.89 ft at 4:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 7.91 ft at 4:15PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 7.9 ft at 4:30PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 7.89 ft at 4:45PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 7.9 ft at 5:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 7.9 ft at 5:15PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 7.9 ft at 5:30PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 7.88 ft at 5:45PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 7.89 ft at 6:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 7.89 ft at 6:15PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 7.91 ft at 6:30PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 7.89 ft at 6:45PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 7.88 ft at 7:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 7.89 ft at 7:15PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 7.88 ft at 7:30PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 7.87 ft at 7:45PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 7.88 ft at 8:00PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 7.87 ft at 8:15PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 7.86 ft at 8:30PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 7.87 ft at 8:45PM Apr 16, 2014Observed: 7.88 ft at 9:00PM Apr 16, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesALPI3(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (9:18PM Apr 16, 2014)ObservedLatest observed value: 7.88 ft at 9:00 PM EDT 16-Apr-2014. Flood Stage is 17 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts for the West Fork Whitewater River near Alpine 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:21.5
Moderate Flood Stage:20
Flood Stage:17
Action Stage:13

Historical Crests
(1) 23.50 ft on 01/14/1937
(2) 20.92 ft on 01/06/2005
(3) 19.71 ft on 06/05/2008
(4) 19.70 ft on 12/31/1990
(5) 19.26 ft on 12/23/2013
(6) 19.01 ft on 05/26/1989
(7) 18.74 ft on 03/06/2011
(8) 18.70 ft on 05/14/2002
(9) 18.68 ft on 09/03/2003
(10) 18.64 ft on 01/05/2004
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Low Water Records
(1) 6.08 ft on 09/12/2013
(2) 6.15 ft on 10/03/2013
(3) 6.15 ft on 08/31/2013
(4) 6.24 ft on 09/01/2012
(5) 6.25 ft on 08/27/2012
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22 This level corresponds to the last occurrence of major flooding... on December 31 1990. Major flooding extends along the river through much of southern Fayette and northern Franklin Counties...with many homes and businesses along the river affected. Much of State Route 1 is covered...as well as secondary roads along the river. Low areas of Laurel...Alpine and Nulltown are impacted.
21.5 Major flooding occurs along the West Fork of the Whitewater River in southern Fayette and northern Franklin Counties...including the towns of Alpine...Nulltown and Laurel. Much of State Route 1 is covered...as well as secondary roads near the river.
21 Lowland flooding worsens in Alpine...Laurel and Nulltown. Water extending on to some county roads in southern Fayette and northern Franklin Counties will make these low lying roads impassable.
20 Water spills across State Route 1...one half mile north of the Indiana State Police Post in Connersville. Flooding also extends to the east side of Connersville in low lying areas. Flooding worsens along low lying roads and agricultural areas in Alpine and Nulltown.
19 Water extends further out of the banks of the West Fork of the Whitewater River...with some water extending on to county roads near Alpine and Nulltown.
18 Flood water begins to approach county roads...and flooding of low lying agricultural land continues in Fayette and northern Franklin Counties.
17 Flooding of low lying agricultural land can be expected in southern Fayette County.
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Latitude: 39.579444° N, Longitude: 85.158056° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 17 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 29 750.19 ft 767.19 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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