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Patoka River at Patoka Lake Pool (ft)Observed: 532.15 ft at 6:00AM Jan 13, 2017Observed: 532.15 ft at 6:15AM Jan 13, 2017Observed: 532.15 ft at 6:30AM Jan 13, 2017Observed: 532.13 ft at 6:45AM Jan 13, 2017Observed: 532.16 ft at 7:00AM Jan 13, 2017Observed: 532.15 ft at 7:15AM Jan 13, 2017Observed: 532.13 ft at 7:30AM Jan 13, 2017Observed: 532.18 ft at 7:45AM Jan 13, 2017Observed: 532.13 ft at 8:00AM Jan 13, 2017Observed: 532.15 ft at 8:15AM Jan 13, 2017Observed: 532.14 ft at 8:30AM Jan 13, 2017Observed: 532.13 ft at 8:45AM Jan 13, 2017Observed: 532.17 ft at 9:00AM Jan 13, 2017Observed: 532.13 ft at 9:15AM Jan 13, 2017Observed: 532.15 ft at 9:30AM Jan 13, 2017Observed: 532.15 ft at 9:45AM Jan 13, 2017Observed: 532.16 ft at 10:00AM Jan 13, 2017Observed: 532.14 ft at 10:15AM Jan 13, 2017Observed: 532.15 ft at 10:30AM Jan 13, 2017Observed: 532.15 ft at 10:45AM Jan 13, 2017Observed: 532.17 ft at 11:00AM Jan 13, 2017Observed: 532.17 ft at 11:15AM Jan 13, 2017Observed: 532.14 ft at 11:30AM Jan 13, 2017Observed: 532.19 ft at 11:45AM Jan 13, 2017Observed: 532.15 ft at 12:00PM Jan 13, 2017Observed: 532.18 ft at 12:15PM Jan 13, 2017Observed: 532.16 ft at 12:30PM Jan 13, 2017Observed: 532.15 ft at 12:45PM Jan 13, 2017Observed: 532.19 ft at 1:00PM Jan 13, 2017Observed: 532.14 ft at 1:15PM Jan 13, 2017Observed: 532.16 ft at 1:30PM Jan 13, 2017Observed: 532.15 ft at 1:45PM Jan 13, 2017Observed: 532.17 ft at 2:00PM Jan 13, 2017Observed: 532.16 ft at 2:15PM Jan 13, 2017Observed: 532.15 ft at 2:30PM Jan 13, 2017Observed: 532.16 ft at 2:45PM Jan 13, 2017Observed: 532.16 ft at 3:00PM Jan 13, 2017Observed: 532.18 ft at 3:15PM Jan 13, 2017Observed: 532.14 ft at 3:30PM Jan 13, 2017Observed: 532.19 ft at 3:45PM Jan 13, 2017Observed: 532.17 ft at 4:00PM Jan 13, 2017Observed: 532.18 ft at 4:15PM Jan 13, 2017Observed: 532.19 ft at 4:30PM Jan 13, 2017Observed: 532.15 ft at 4:45PM Jan 13, 2017Observed: 532.19 ft at 5:00PM Jan 13, 2017Observed: 532.18 ft at 5:15PM Jan 13, 2017Observed: 532.19 ft at 5:30PM Jan 13, 2017Observed: 532.17 ft at 5:45PM Jan 13, 2017Observed: 532.17 ft at 6:00PM Jan 13, 2017Observed: 532.18 ft at 6:15PM Jan 13, 2017Observed: 532.18 ft at 6:30PM Jan 13, 2017Observed: 532.18 ft at 6:45PM Jan 13, 2017Observed: 532.18 ft at 7:00PM Jan 13, 2017Observed: 532.18 ft at 7:15PM Jan 13, 2017Observed: 532.18 ft at 7:30PM Jan 13, 2017Observed: 532.2 ft at 7:45PM Jan 13, 2017Observed: 532.18 ft at 8:00PM Jan 13, 2017Observed: 532.17 ft at 8:15PM Jan 13, 2017Observed: 532.22 ft at 8:30PM Jan 13, 2017Observed: 532.19 ft at 8:45PM Jan 13, 2017Observed: 532.19 ft at 9:00PM Jan 13, 2017Observed: 532.2 ft at 9:15PM Jan 13, 2017Observed: 532.18 ft at 9:30PM Jan 13, 2017Observed: 532.19 ft at 9:45PM Jan 13, 2017Observed: 532.19 ft at 10:00PM Jan 13, 2017Observed: 532.19 ft at 10:15PM Jan 13, 2017Observed: 532.21 ft at 10:30PM Jan 13, 2017Observed: 532.19 ft at 10:45PM Jan 13, 2017Observed: 532.19 ft at 11:00PM Jan 13, 2017Observed: 532.19 ft at 11:15PM Jan 13, 2017Observed: 532.18 ft at 11:30PM Jan 13, 2017Observed: 532.2 ft at 11:45PM Jan 13, 2017Observed: 532.2 ft at 12:00AM Jan 14, 2017Observed: 532.19 ft at 12:15AM Jan 14, 2017Observed: 532.2 ft at 12:30AM Jan 14, 2017Observed: 532.19 ft at 12:45AM Jan 14, 2017Observed: 532.19 ft at 1:00AM Jan 14, 2017Observed: 532.2 ft at 1:15AM Jan 14, 2017Observed: 532.18 ft at 1:30AM Jan 14, 2017Observed: 532.21 ft at 1:45AM Jan 14, 2017Observed: 532.22 ft at 2:00AM Jan 14, 2017Observed: 532.19 ft at 2:15AM Jan 14, 2017Observed: 532.21 ft at 2:30AM Jan 14, 2017Observed: 532.19 ft at 2:45AM Jan 14, 2017Observed: 532.22 ft at 3:00AM Jan 14, 2017Observed: 532.21 ft at 3:15AM Jan 14, 2017Observed: 532.21 ft at 3:30AM Jan 14, 2017Observed: 532.21 ft at 3:45AM Jan 14, 2017Observed: 532.22 ft at 4:00AM Jan 14, 2017Observed: 532.21 ft at 4:15AM Jan 14, 2017Observed: 532.21 ft at 4:30AM Jan 14, 2017Observed: 532.22 ft at 4:45AM Jan 14, 2017Observed: 532.2 ft at 5:00AM Jan 14, 2017Observed: 532.24 ft at 5:15AM Jan 14, 2017Observed: 532.21 ft at 5:30AM Jan 14, 2017Observed: 532.21 ft at 5:45AM Jan 14, 2017Observed: 532.23 ft at 6:00AM Jan 14, 2017Observed: 532.2 ft at 6:15AM Jan 14, 2017Observed: 532.23 ft at 6:30AM Jan 14, 2017Observed: 532.22 ft at 6:45AM Jan 14, 2017Observed: 532.22 ft at 7:00AM Jan 14, 2017Observed: 532.23 ft at 7:15AM Jan 14, 2017Observed: 532.23 ft at 7:30AM Jan 14, 2017Observed: 532.22 ft at 7:45AM Jan 14, 2017Observed: 532.23 ft at 8:00AM Jan 14, 2017Observed: 532.24 ft at 8:15AM Jan 14, 2017Observed: 532.23 ft at 8:30AM Jan 14, 2017Observed: 532.23 ft at 8:45AM Jan 14, 2017Observed: 532.22 ft at 9:00AM Jan 14, 2017Observed: 532.22 ft at 9:15AM Jan 14, 2017Observed: 532.24 ft at 9:30AM Jan 14, 2017Observed: 532.22 ft at 9:45AM Jan 14, 2017Observed: 532.26 ft at 10:00AM Jan 14, 2017Observed: 532.23 ft at 10:15AM Jan 14, 2017Observed: 532.25 ft at 10:30AM Jan 14, 2017Observed: 532.27 ft at 10:45AM Jan 14, 2017Observed: 532.22 ft at 11:00AM Jan 14, 2017Observed: 532.25 ft at 11:15AM Jan 14, 2017Observed: 532.25 ft at 11:30AM Jan 14, 2017Observed: 532.25 ft at 11:45AM Jan 14, 2017Observed: 532.27 ft at 12:00PM Jan 14, 2017Observed: 532.25 ft at 12:15PM Jan 14, 2017Observed: 532.24 ft at 12:30PM Jan 14, 2017Observed: 532.27 ft at 12:45PM Jan 14, 2017Observed: 532.25 ft at 1:00PM Jan 14, 2017Observed: 532.27 ft at 1:15PM Jan 14, 2017Observed: 532.28 ft at 1:30PM Jan 14, 2017Observed: 532.27 ft at 1:45PM Jan 14, 2017Observed: 532.29 ft at 2:00PM Jan 14, 2017Observed: 532.28 ft at 2:15PM Jan 14, 2017Observed: 532.28 ft at 2:30PM Jan 14, 2017Observed: 532.28 ft at 2:45PM Jan 14, 2017Observed: 532.29 ft at 3:00PM Jan 14, 2017Observed: 532.28 ft at 3:15PM Jan 14, 2017Observed: 532.29 ft at 3:30PM Jan 14, 2017Observed: 532.28 ft at 3:45PM Jan 14, 2017Observed: 532.29 ft at 4:00PM Jan 14, 2017Observed: 532.3 ft at 4:15PM Jan 14, 2017Observed: 532.27 ft at 4:30PM Jan 14, 2017Observed: 532.3 ft at 4:45PM Jan 14, 2017Observed: 532.28 ft at 5:00PM Jan 14, 2017Observed: 532.3 ft at 5:15PM Jan 14, 2017Observed: 532.31 ft at 5:30PM Jan 14, 2017Observed: 532.29 ft at 5:45PM Jan 14, 2017Observed: 532.31 ft at 6:00PM Jan 14, 2017Observed: 532.3 ft at 6:15PM Jan 14, 2017Observed: 532.31 ft at 6:30PM Jan 14, 2017Observed: 532.3 ft at 6:45PM Jan 14, 2017Observed: 532.31 ft at 7:00PM Jan 14, 2017Observed: 532.31 ft at 7:15PM Jan 14, 2017Observed: 532.32 ft at 7:30PM Jan 14, 2017Observed: 532.31 ft at 7:45PM Jan 14, 2017Observed: 532.31 ft at 8:00PM Jan 14, 2017Observed: 532.33 ft at 8:15PM Jan 14, 2017Observed: 532.31 ft at 8:30PM Jan 14, 2017Observed: 532.33 ft at 8:45PM Jan 14, 2017Observed: 532.31 ft at 9:00PM Jan 14, 2017Observed: 532.32 ft at 9:15PM Jan 14, 2017Observed: 532.33 ft at 9:30PM Jan 14, 2017Observed: 532.32 ft at 9:45PM Jan 14, 2017Observed: 532.33 ft at 10:00PM Jan 14, 2017Observed: 532.33 ft at 10:15PM Jan 14, 2017Observed: 532.33 ft at 10:30PM Jan 14, 2017Observed: 532.32 ft at 10:45PM Jan 14, 2017Observed: 532.33 ft at 11:00PM Jan 14, 2017Observed: 532.33 ft at 11:15PM Jan 14, 2017Observed: 532.34 ft at 11:30PM Jan 14, 2017Observed: 532.34 ft at 11:45PM Jan 14, 2017Observed: 532.33 ft at 12:00AM Jan 15, 2017Observed: 532.35 ft at 12:15AM Jan 15, 2017Observed: 532.34 ft at 12:30AM Jan 15, 2017Observed: 532.34 ft at 12:45AM Jan 15, 2017Observed: 532.35 ft at 1:00AM Jan 15, 2017Observed: 532.34 ft at 1:15AM Jan 15, 2017Observed: 532.36 ft at 1:30AM Jan 15, 2017Observed: 532.35 ft at 1:45AM Jan 15, 2017Observed: 532.35 ft at 2:00AM Jan 15, 2017Observed: 532.35 ft at 2:15AM Jan 15, 2017Observed: 532.35 ft at 2:30AM Jan 15, 2017Observed: 532.36 ft at 2:45AM Jan 15, 2017Observed: 532.36 ft at 3:00AM Jan 15, 2017Observed: 532.36 ft at 3:15AM Jan 15, 2017Observed: 532.36 ft at 3:30AM Jan 15, 2017Observed: 532.36 ft at 3:45AM Jan 15, 2017Observed: 532.36 ft at 4:00AM Jan 15, 2017Observed: 532.37 ft at 4:15AM Jan 15, 2017Observed: 532.37 ft at 4:30AM Jan 15, 2017Observed: 532.37 ft at 4:45AM Jan 15, 2017Observed: 532.37 ft at 5:00AM Jan 15, 2017Observed: 532.36 ft at 5:15AM Jan 15, 2017Observed: 532.38 ft at 5:30AM Jan 15, 2017Observed: 532.37 ft at 5:45AM Jan 15, 2017Observed: 532.37 ft at 6:00AM Jan 15, 2017Observed: 532.37 ft at 6:15AM Jan 15, 2017Observed: 532.37 ft at 6:30AM Jan 15, 2017Observed: 532.38 ft at 6:45AM Jan 15, 2017Observed: 532.38 ft at 7:00AM Jan 15, 2017Observed: 532.38 ft at 7:15AM Jan 15, 2017Observed: 532.38 ft at 7:30AM Jan 15, 2017Observed: 532.39 ft at 7:45AM Jan 15, 2017Observed: 532.38 ft at 8:00AM Jan 15, 2017Observed: 532.38 ft at 8:15AM Jan 15, 2017Observed: 532.39 ft at 8:30AM Jan 15, 2017Observed: 532.38 ft at 8:45AM Jan 15, 2017Observed: 532.4 ft at 9:00AM Jan 15, 2017Observed: 532.38 ft at 9:15AM Jan 15, 2017Observed: 532.39 ft at 9:30AM Jan 15, 2017Observed: 532.4 ft at 9:45AM Jan 15, 2017Observed: 532.38 ft at 10:00AM Jan 15, 2017Observed: 532.42 ft at 10:15AM Jan 15, 2017Observed: 532.39 ft at 10:30AM Jan 15, 2017Observed: 532.42 ft at 10:45AM Jan 15, 2017Observed: 532.4 ft at 11:00AM Jan 15, 2017Observed: 532.4 ft at 11:15AM Jan 15, 2017Observed: 532.42 ft at 11:30AM Jan 15, 2017Observed: 532.4 ft at 11:45AM Jan 15, 2017Observed: 532.42 ft at 12:00PM Jan 15, 2017Observed: 532.39 ft at 12:15PM Jan 15, 2017Observed: 532.43 ft at 12:30PM Jan 15, 2017Observed: 532.4 ft at 12:45PM Jan 15, 2017Observed: 532.41 ft at 1:00PM Jan 15, 2017Observed: 532.42 ft at 1:15PM Jan 15, 2017Observed: 532.4 ft at 1:30PM Jan 15, 2017Observed: 532.42 ft at 1:45PM Jan 15, 2017Observed: 532.4 ft at 2:00PM Jan 15, 2017Observed: 532.42 ft at 2:15PM Jan 15, 2017Observed: 532.42 ft at 2:30PM Jan 15, 2017Observed: 532.43 ft at 2:45PM Jan 15, 2017Observed: 532.44 ft at 3:00PM Jan 15, 2017Observed: 532.43 ft at 3:15PM Jan 15, 2017Observed: 532.45 ft at 3:30PM Jan 15, 2017Observed: 532.42 ft at 3:45PM Jan 15, 2017Observed: 532.46 ft at 4:00PM Jan 15, 2017Observed: 532.44 ft at 4:15PM Jan 15, 2017Observed: 532.46 ft at 4:30PM Jan 15, 2017Observed: 532.46 ft at 4:45PM Jan 15, 2017Observed: 532.44 ft at 5:00PM Jan 15, 2017Observed: 532.47 ft at 5:15PM Jan 15, 2017Observed: 532.45 ft at 5:30PM Jan 15, 2017Observed: 532.46 ft at 5:45PM Jan 15, 2017Observed: 532.46 ft at 6:00PM Jan 15, 2017Observed: 532.46 ft at 6:15PM Jan 15, 2017Observed: 532.46 ft at 6:30PM Jan 15, 2017Observed: 532.45 ft at 6:45PM Jan 15, 2017Observed: 532.48 ft at 7:00PM Jan 15, 2017Observed: 532.45 ft at 7:15PM Jan 15, 2017Observed: 532.46 ft at 7:30PM Jan 15, 2017Observed: 532.46 ft at 7:45PM Jan 15, 2017Observed: 532.48 ft at 8:00PM Jan 15, 2017Observed: 532.48 ft at 8:15PM Jan 15, 2017Observed: 532.45 ft at 8:30PM Jan 15, 2017Observed: 532.48 ft at 8:45PM Jan 15, 2017Observed: 532.46 ft at 9:00PM Jan 15, 2017Observed: 532.48 ft at 9:15PM Jan 15, 2017Observed: 532.47 ft at 9:30PM Jan 15, 2017Observed: 532.47 ft at 9:45PM Jan 15, 2017Observed: 532.47 ft at 10:00PM Jan 15, 2017Observed: 532.47 ft at 10:15PM Jan 15, 2017Observed: 532.48 ft at 10:30PM Jan 15, 2017Observed: 532.47 ft at 10:45PM Jan 15, 2017Observed: 532.48 ft at 11:00PM Jan 15, 2017Observed: 532.47 ft at 11:15PM Jan 15, 2017Observed: 532.48 ft at 11:30PM Jan 15, 2017Observed: 532.48 ft at 11:45PM Jan 15, 2017Observed: 532.47 ft at 12:00AM Jan 16, 2017Highest Observation: 532.5 ft at 12:15AM Jan 16, 2017Observed: 532.48 ft at 12:30AM Jan 16, 2017Observed: 532.49 ft at 12:45AM Jan 16, 2017Observed: 532.49 ft at 1:00AM Jan 16, 2017Observed: 532.48 ft at 1:15AM Jan 16, 2017Highest Observation: 532.5 ft at 1:30AM Jan 16, 2017Observed: 532.48 ft at 1:45AM Jan 16, 2017Observed: 532.49 ft at 2:00AM Jan 16, 2017Observed: 532.48 ft at 2:15AM Jan 16, 2017Observed: 532.49 ft at 2:30AM Jan 16, 2017Observed: 532.49 ft at 2:45AM Jan 16, 2017Observed: 532.49 ft at 3:00AM Jan 16, 2017Observed: 532.49 ft at 3:15AM Jan 16, 2017Observed: 532.48 ft at 3:30AM Jan 16, 2017Highest Observation: 532.5 ft at 3:45AM Jan 16, 2017Observed: 532.49 ft at 4:00AM Jan 16, 2017Highest Observation: 532.5 ft at 4:15AM Jan 16, 2017Observed: 532.49 ft at 4:30AM Jan 16, 2017Observed: 532.49 ft at 4:45AM Jan 16, 2017Highest Observation: 532.5 ft at 5:00AM Jan 16, 2017Observed: 532.49 ft at 5:15AM Jan 16, 2017US Army Corps of EngineersPRLI3(plotting HPIRG) Graph Created (5:52AM Jan 16, 2017)ObservedLatest observed value: 532.49 ft at 5:15 AM EST 16-Jan-2017. Flood Stage is 548 ft
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Datum: NGVD29
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NOTE: The future pool levels are furnished by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

NOTE: Forecasts for the Patoka River at Patoka Lake are issued routinely year-round.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 549.5
Moderate Flood Stage: 549.5
Flood Stage: 548
Action Stage: 548
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 549.66 ft on 05/03/2011
(2) 547.47 ft on 04/12/2008
(3) 547.43 ft on 05/12/1996
(4) 547.20 ft on 05/01/1983
(5) 545.90 ft on 09/01/1979
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 539.04 ft on 03/18/2015
(2) 549.66 ft on 05/03/2011
(3) 547.47 ft on 04/12/2008
(4) 547.43 ft on 05/12/1996
(5) 547.20 ft on 05/01/1983
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 531.30 ft on 04/24/1997
(2) 531.77 ft on 11/02/1988

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568 Top of dike.
564 Top of dam.
548 Flood pool, spillway crest, dam entrance road closed.
546 Highway 164 closes.
539 Newton-Stewart beach underwater. Handicap fishing pier at overlook underwater.
536 Summer Pool.
532 Winter Pool.
525 Water is below bottom of several boat ramps.
Photos
(1) Looking at Dam from Parking Lot
(2) Road over Dam
(3) Lake from Top of Dam
(4) View of Outlet
(5) Left Side of Lake
(6) Park by Intake Tower
(7) Intake Tower
(8) Tailwater Chute Below Outlet
(9) Tailwater Area from Top fo Dam
(10) Looking at Dam from Park
(11) Looking at Intake Tower from Park
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Latitude: 38.435000° N, Longitude: 86.705556° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
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Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 548 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 Not Available 548 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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