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Patoka River at Patoka Lake Pool (ft)Highest Observation: 539.84 ft at 11:45AM Aug 14, 2017Highest Observation: 539.84 ft at 12:00PM Aug 14, 2017Highest Observation: 539.84 ft at 12:15PM Aug 14, 2017Highest Observation: 539.84 ft at 12:30PM Aug 14, 2017Highest Observation: 539.84 ft at 12:45PM Aug 14, 2017Observed: 539.83 ft at 1:00PM Aug 14, 2017Highest Observation: 539.84 ft at 1:15PM Aug 14, 2017Observed: 539.83 ft at 1:30PM Aug 14, 2017Observed: 539.83 ft at 1:45PM Aug 14, 2017Observed: 539.82 ft at 2:00PM Aug 14, 2017Observed: 539.82 ft at 2:15PM Aug 14, 2017Observed: 539.82 ft at 2:30PM Aug 14, 2017Observed: 539.81 ft at 2:45PM Aug 14, 2017Observed: 539.81 ft at 3:00PM Aug 14, 2017Observed: 539.81 ft at 3:15PM Aug 14, 2017Observed: 539.8 ft at 3:30PM Aug 14, 2017Observed: 539.8 ft at 3:45PM Aug 14, 2017Observed: 539.8 ft at 4:00PM Aug 14, 2017Observed: 539.8 ft at 4:15PM Aug 14, 2017Observed: 539.8 ft at 4:30PM Aug 14, 2017Observed: 539.8 ft at 4:45PM Aug 14, 2017Observed: 539.8 ft at 5:00PM Aug 14, 2017Observed: 539.8 ft at 5:15PM Aug 14, 2017Observed: 539.8 ft at 5:30PM Aug 14, 2017Observed: 539.8 ft at 5:45PM Aug 14, 2017Observed: 539.8 ft at 6:00PM Aug 14, 2017Observed: 539.8 ft at 6:15PM Aug 14, 2017Observed: 539.8 ft at 6:30PM Aug 14, 2017Observed: 539.79 ft at 6:45PM Aug 14, 2017Observed: 539.79 ft at 7:00PM Aug 14, 2017Observed: 539.79 ft at 7:15PM Aug 14, 2017Observed: 539.79 ft at 7:30PM Aug 14, 2017Observed: 539.79 ft at 7:45PM Aug 14, 2017Observed: 539.79 ft at 8:00PM Aug 14, 2017Observed: 539.79 ft at 8:15PM Aug 14, 2017Observed: 539.79 ft at 8:30PM Aug 14, 2017Observed: 539.79 ft at 8:45PM Aug 14, 2017Observed: 539.79 ft at 9:00PM Aug 14, 2017Observed: 539.79 ft at 9:15PM Aug 14, 2017Observed: 539.79 ft at 9:30PM Aug 14, 2017Observed: 539.79 ft at 9:45PM Aug 14, 2017Observed: 539.79 ft at 10:00PM Aug 14, 2017Observed: 539.79 ft at 10:15PM Aug 14, 2017Observed: 539.79 ft at 10:30PM Aug 14, 2017Observed: 539.78 ft at 10:45PM Aug 14, 2017Observed: 539.79 ft at 11:00PM Aug 14, 2017Observed: 539.78 ft at 11:15PM Aug 14, 2017Observed: 539.78 ft at 11:30PM Aug 14, 2017Observed: 539.79 ft at 11:45PM Aug 14, 2017Observed: 539.78 ft at 12:00AM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 539.78 ft at 12:15AM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 539.78 ft at 12:30AM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 539.78 ft at 12:45AM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 539.78 ft at 1:00AM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 539.78 ft at 1:15AM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 539.78 ft at 1:30AM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 539.77 ft at 1:45AM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 539.78 ft at 2:00AM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 539.77 ft at 2:15AM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 539.78 ft at 2:30AM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 539.77 ft at 2:45AM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 539.77 ft at 3:00AM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 539.77 ft at 3:15AM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 539.77 ft at 3:30AM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 539.77 ft at 3:45AM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 539.77 ft at 4:00AM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 539.77 ft at 4:15AM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 539.77 ft at 4:30AM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 539.77 ft at 4:45AM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 539.76 ft at 5:00AM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 539.76 ft at 5:15AM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 539.76 ft at 5:30AM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 539.76 ft at 5:45AM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 539.76 ft at 6:00AM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 539.76 ft at 6:15AM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 539.76 ft at 6:30AM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 539.76 ft at 6:45AM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 539.76 ft at 7:00AM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 539.76 ft at 7:15AM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 539.76 ft at 7:30AM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 539.76 ft at 7:45AM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 539.76 ft at 8:00AM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 539.76 ft at 8:15AM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 539.76 ft at 8:30AM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 539.75 ft at 8:45AM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 539.75 ft at 9:00AM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 539.75 ft at 9:15AM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 539.75 ft at 9:30AM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 539.75 ft at 9:45AM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 539.74 ft at 10:00AM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 539.75 ft at 10:15AM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 539.74 ft at 10:30AM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 539.75 ft at 10:45AM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 539.74 ft at 11:00AM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 539.74 ft at 11:15AM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 539.74 ft at 11:30AM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 539.74 ft at 11:45AM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 539.74 ft at 12:00PM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 539.74 ft at 12:15PM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 539.74 ft at 12:30PM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 539.74 ft at 12:45PM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 539.74 ft at 1:00PM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 539.74 ft at 1:15PM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 539.73 ft at 1:30PM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 539.73 ft at 1:45PM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 539.73 ft at 2:00PM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 539.73 ft at 2:15PM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 539.73 ft at 2:30PM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 539.72 ft at 2:45PM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 539.72 ft at 3:00PM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 539.72 ft at 3:15PM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 539.72 ft at 3:30PM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 539.72 ft at 3:45PM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 539.72 ft at 4:00PM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 539.7 ft at 4:15PM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 539.7 ft at 4:30PM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 539.7 ft at 4:45PM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 539.7 ft at 5:00PM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 539.69 ft at 5:15PM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 539.7 ft at 5:30PM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 539.69 ft at 5:45PM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 539.7 ft at 6:00PM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 539.69 ft at 6:15PM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 539.69 ft at 6:30PM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 539.69 ft at 6:45PM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 539.69 ft at 7:00PM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 539.69 ft at 7:15PM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 539.69 ft at 7:30PM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 539.69 ft at 7:45PM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 539.69 ft at 8:00PM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 539.69 ft at 8:15PM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 539.69 ft at 8:30PM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 539.69 ft at 8:45PM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 539.68 ft at 9:00PM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 539.68 ft at 9:15PM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 539.68 ft at 9:30PM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 539.68 ft at 9:45PM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 539.68 ft at 10:00PM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 539.68 ft at 10:15PM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 539.68 ft at 10:30PM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 539.68 ft at 10:45PM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 539.68 ft at 11:00PM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 539.68 ft at 11:15PM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 539.68 ft at 11:30PM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 539.67 ft at 11:45PM Aug 15, 2017Observed: 539.67 ft at 12:00AM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 539.67 ft at 12:15AM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 539.67 ft at 12:30AM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 539.67 ft at 12:45AM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 539.67 ft at 1:00AM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 539.67 ft at 1:15AM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 539.67 ft at 1:30AM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 539.67 ft at 1:45AM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 539.67 ft at 2:00AM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 539.67 ft at 2:15AM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 539.67 ft at 2:30AM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 539.67 ft at 2:45AM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 539.67 ft at 3:00AM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 539.66 ft at 3:15AM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 539.66 ft at 3:30AM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 539.66 ft at 3:45AM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 539.66 ft at 4:00AM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 539.66 ft at 4:15AM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 539.66 ft at 4:30AM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 539.66 ft at 4:45AM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 539.65 ft at 5:00AM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 539.66 ft at 5:15AM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 539.65 ft at 5:30AM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 539.65 ft at 5:45AM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 539.65 ft at 6:00AM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 539.65 ft at 6:15AM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 539.65 ft at 6:30AM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 539.65 ft at 6:45AM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 539.65 ft at 7:00AM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 539.64 ft at 7:15AM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 539.64 ft at 7:30AM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 539.65 ft at 7:45AM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 539.64 ft at 8:00AM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 539.65 ft at 8:15AM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 539.64 ft at 8:30AM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 539.64 ft at 8:45AM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 539.64 ft at 9:00AM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 539.63 ft at 9:15AM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 539.64 ft at 9:30AM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 539.63 ft at 9:45AM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 539.63 ft at 10:00AM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 539.64 ft at 10:15AM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 539.64 ft at 10:30AM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 539.63 ft at 10:45AM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 539.63 ft at 11:00AM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 539.63 ft at 11:15AM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 539.63 ft at 11:30AM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 539.63 ft at 11:45AM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 539.63 ft at 12:00PM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 539.63 ft at 12:15PM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 539.62 ft at 12:30PM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 539.63 ft at 12:45PM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 539.62 ft at 1:00PM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 539.62 ft at 1:15PM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 539.63 ft at 1:30PM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 539.62 ft at 1:45PM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 539.63 ft at 2:00PM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 539.63 ft at 2:15PM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 539.63 ft at 2:30PM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 539.63 ft at 2:45PM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 539.63 ft at 3:00PM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 539.63 ft at 3:15PM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 539.63 ft at 3:30PM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 539.63 ft at 3:45PM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 539.63 ft at 4:00PM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 539.63 ft at 4:15PM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 539.63 ft at 4:30PM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 539.63 ft at 4:45PM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 539.63 ft at 5:00PM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 539.64 ft at 5:15PM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 539.64 ft at 5:30PM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 539.64 ft at 5:45PM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 539.64 ft at 6:00PM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 539.64 ft at 6:15PM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 539.64 ft at 6:30PM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 539.64 ft at 6:45PM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 539.64 ft at 7:00PM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 539.64 ft at 7:15PM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 539.64 ft at 7:30PM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 539.64 ft at 7:45PM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 539.64 ft at 8:00PM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 539.64 ft at 8:15PM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 539.64 ft at 8:30PM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 539.65 ft at 8:45PM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 539.65 ft at 9:00PM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 539.65 ft at 9:15PM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 539.65 ft at 9:30PM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 539.65 ft at 9:45PM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 539.66 ft at 10:00PM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 539.65 ft at 10:15PM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 539.65 ft at 10:30PM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 539.66 ft at 10:45PM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 539.66 ft at 11:00PM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 539.65 ft at 11:15PM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 539.65 ft at 11:30PM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 539.66 ft at 11:45PM Aug 16, 2017Observed: 539.65 ft at 12:00AM Aug 17, 2017Observed: 539.66 ft at 12:15AM Aug 17, 2017Observed: 539.66 ft at 12:30AM Aug 17, 2017Observed: 539.67 ft at 12:45AM Aug 17, 2017Observed: 539.66 ft at 1:00AM Aug 17, 2017Observed: 539.66 ft at 1:15AM Aug 17, 2017Observed: 539.66 ft at 1:30AM Aug 17, 2017Observed: 539.65 ft at 1:45AM Aug 17, 2017Observed: 539.66 ft at 2:00AM Aug 17, 2017Observed: 539.66 ft at 2:15AM Aug 17, 2017Observed: 539.67 ft at 2:30AM Aug 17, 2017Observed: 539.66 ft at 2:45AM Aug 17, 2017Observed: 539.66 ft at 3:00AM Aug 17, 2017Observed: 539.65 ft at 3:15AM Aug 17, 2017Observed: 539.66 ft at 3:30AM Aug 17, 2017Observed: 539.66 ft at 3:45AM Aug 17, 2017Observed: 539.65 ft at 4:00AM Aug 17, 2017Observed: 539.66 ft at 4:15AM Aug 17, 2017Observed: 539.66 ft at 4:30AM Aug 17, 2017Observed: 539.66 ft at 4:45AM Aug 17, 2017Observed: 539.66 ft at 5:00AM Aug 17, 2017Observed: 539.66 ft at 5:15AM Aug 17, 2017Observed: 539.66 ft at 5:30AM Aug 17, 2017Observed: 539.67 ft at 5:45AM Aug 17, 2017Observed: 539.66 ft at 6:00AM Aug 17, 2017Observed: 539.66 ft at 6:15AM Aug 17, 2017Observed: 539.66 ft at 6:30AM Aug 17, 2017Observed: 539.66 ft at 6:45AM Aug 17, 2017Observed: 539.67 ft at 7:00AM Aug 17, 2017Observed: 539.66 ft at 7:15AM Aug 17, 2017Observed: 539.66 ft at 7:30AM Aug 17, 2017Observed: 539.66 ft at 7:45AM Aug 17, 2017Observed: 539.66 ft at 8:00AM Aug 17, 2017Observed: 539.66 ft at 8:15AM Aug 17, 2017Observed: 539.67 ft at 8:30AM Aug 17, 2017Observed: 539.66 ft at 8:45AM Aug 17, 2017Observed: 539.66 ft at 9:00AM Aug 17, 2017Observed: 539.66 ft at 9:15AM Aug 17, 2017Observed: 539.67 ft at 9:30AM Aug 17, 2017Observed: 539.66 ft at 9:45AM Aug 17, 2017Observed: 539.65 ft at 10:00AM Aug 17, 2017Observed: 539.65 ft at 10:15AM Aug 17, 2017Highest Forecast: 539.7 ft 8:00AM Aug 18, 2017Forecast: 539.6 ft 8:00AM Aug 19, 2017Forecast: 539.5 ft 8:00AM Aug 20, 2017US Army Corps of EngineersPRLI3(plotting HPIRG) Graph Created (11:38AM Aug 17, 2017)ObservedForecast (issued 5:17AM Aug 17)Latest observed value: 539.65 ft at 10:15 AM EDT 17-Aug-2017. Flood Stage is 548 ft
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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: 553
Moderate Flood Stage: 548
Flood Stage: 548
Action Stage: 546
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 549.70 ft on 05/03/2011
(2) 547.50 ft on 04/12/2008
(3) 547.40 ft on 05/12/1996
(4) 547.20 ft on 05/16/1983
(5) 546.50 ft on 07/14/2015
(6) 545.90 ft on 09/01/1979
(7) 545.60 ft on 06/10/1990
(8) 545.30 ft on 07/06/1995
(9) 544.60 ft on 12/03/2006
(10) 544.10 ft on 01/29/2012
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 541.10 ft on 05/29/2017
(2) 541.50 ft on 05/18/2016
(3) 546.50 ft on 07/14/2015
(4) 541.10 ft on 12/27/2013
(5) 544.10 ft on 01/29/2012
(6) 549.70 ft on 05/03/2011
(7) 542.90 ft on 11/06/2009
(8) 547.50 ft on 04/12/2008
(9) 543.50 ft on 01/22/2007
(10) 544.60 ft on 12/03/2006
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 531.10 ft on 11/24/1987
(2) 531.30 ft on 04/24/1997
(3) 531.40 ft on 12/02/2012
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566 Top of dam.
549.7 Record elevation on 05/03/2011
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.
533 Winter Pool.
525 Water is below bottom of several boat ramps.
Photos
(1) Intake Tower
(2) Looking at Intake Tower from Park
(3) Park by Intake Tower
(4) Looking at Dam from Parking Lot
(5) Lake from Top of Dam
(6) Road over Dam
(7) Left Side of Lake
(8) Looking at Dam from Park
(9) Tailwater Area from Top fo Dam
(10) Tailwater Chute Below Outlet
(11) View of Outlet
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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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