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Black River at Jonesville L&D Pool (ft)Flow (kcfs)Highest Observation: 42 ft at 6:00AM Feb 09, 2016Observed: 41.6 ft at 5:00AM Feb 10, 2016Observed: 41.6 ft at 6:00AM Feb 10, 2016Observed: 39.7 ft at 5:00AM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 39.7 ft at 6:00AM Feb 11, 2016Observed: 39.5 ft at 5:00AM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 39.5 ft at 6:00AM Feb 12, 2016Observed: 39 ft at 5:00AM Feb 13, 2016Observed: 39 ft at 6:00AM Feb 13, 2016Highest Forecast: 38.6 ft 6:00PM Feb 13, 2016Forecast: 38.4 ft 12:00AM Feb 14, 2016Forecast: 38.2 ft 6:00AM Feb 14, 2016Forecast: 38 ft 12:00PM Feb 14, 2016Forecast: 38 ft 6:00PM Feb 14, 2016Forecast: 37.9 ft 12:00AM Feb 15, 2016Forecast: 37.8 ft 6:00AM Feb 15, 2016Forecast: 37.8 ft 12:00PM Feb 15, 2016Forecast: 37.7 ft 6:00PM Feb 15, 2016Forecast: 37.6 ft 12:00AM Feb 16, 2016Forecast: 37.6 ft 6:00AM Feb 16, 2016Forecast: 37.5 ft 12:00PM Feb 16, 2016Forecast: 37.5 ft 6:00PM Feb 16, 2016Forecast: 37.4 ft 12:00AM Feb 17, 2016Forecast: 37.3 ft 6:00AM Feb 17, 2016Forecast: 37.3 ft 12:00PM Feb 17, 2016Forecast: 37.2 ft 6:00PM Feb 17, 2016Forecast: 37.1 ft 12:00AM Feb 18, 2016Forecast: 37.1 ft 6:00AM Feb 18, 2016U.S. Army Corps of EngineersJNEL1(plotting HPIRZ) Graph Created (3:20PM Feb 13, 2016)ObservedForecast (issued 8:37AM Feb 13)Latest observed value: 39 ft at 6:00 AM CST 13-Feb-2016. Flood Stage is 50 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts for the Black River at Jonesville L&D are issued routinely year-round.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 60
Moderate Flood Stage: 52
Flood Stage: 50
Action Stage: 49
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 64.50 ft on 05/03/1927
(2) 59.65 ft on 05/17/1973
(3) 55.30 ft on 05/14/1991
(4) 55.01 ft on 05/16/1975
(5) 53.60 ft on 02/06/1974
(6) 53.50 ft on 01/09/1983
(7) 53.50 ft on 04/29/1979
(8) 52.90 ft on 05/30/1983
(9) 51.20 ft on 03/22/1997
(10) 50.30 ft on 06/11/1990
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 51.20 ft on 03/22/1997
(2) 44.81 ft on 05/01/1995
(3) 46.90 ft on 03/14/1994
(4) 45.00 ft on 04/22/1993
(5) 55.30 ft on 05/14/1991
(6) 50.30 ft on 06/11/1990
(7) 52.90 ft on 05/30/1983
(8) 53.50 ft on 01/09/1983
(9) 46.90 ft on 04/27/1980
(10) 53.50 ft on 04/29/1979
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 5.60 ft on 08/17/1977
(2) 7.60 ft on 10/22/1992
(3) 7.90 ft on 10/06/1994
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67.09 The Little River Recreation Area is inaccessible.
66 The second floor of the control house at Jonesville Lock and Dam is flooded.
61.1 Jonesville Landing Recreation Area is inaccessible.
61 The Harrisonburg Recreation Area is inaccessible.
59 The Clayton Recreation Area is inaccessible.
58 The Jonesville Lock and Dam Recreation Area is inaccessible.
52.7 The Fort Necessity Recreation Area is inaccessible.
52 Backwater flooding on right bank threatens residences.
51.4 The Columbia Recreation Area is inaccessible.
50 Highway 124 south near the town of Larto starts to flood. Backwater flooding begins in unprotected areas on right bank.
42 Water begins to top the lock.
40 Access Road to lock begins to flood on the riverside of levee.
39.5 Locking operations ceases at the lock and dam.
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Latitude: 31.482500° N, Longitude: 91.859167° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 50 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
(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 0 ft 50 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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