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Rough River at Rough River Lake Pool (ft)Observed: 495.59 ft at 6:15PM May 20, 2017Observed: 495.54 ft at 6:30PM May 20, 2017Observed: 495.61 ft at 6:45PM May 20, 2017Observed: 495.6 ft at 7:00PM May 20, 2017Observed: 495.62 ft at 7:15PM May 20, 2017Observed: 495.65 ft at 7:30PM May 20, 2017Observed: 495.65 ft at 7:45PM May 20, 2017Observed: 495.66 ft at 8:00PM May 20, 2017Observed: 495.66 ft at 8:15PM May 20, 2017Observed: 495.66 ft at 8:30PM May 20, 2017Observed: 495.63 ft at 8:45PM May 20, 2017Observed: 495.66 ft at 9:00PM May 20, 2017Observed: 495.65 ft at 9:15PM May 20, 2017Observed: 495.66 ft at 9:30PM May 20, 2017Observed: 495.65 ft at 9:45PM May 20, 2017Observed: 495.67 ft at 10:00PM May 20, 2017Observed: 495.67 ft at 10:15PM May 20, 2017Observed: 495.69 ft at 10:30PM May 20, 2017Observed: 495.67 ft at 10:45PM May 20, 2017Observed: 495.71 ft at 11:00PM May 20, 2017Observed: 495.66 ft at 11:15PM May 20, 2017Observed: 495.66 ft at 11:30PM May 20, 2017Observed: 495.68 ft at 11:45PM May 20, 2017Observed: 495.66 ft at 12:00AM May 21, 2017Observed: 495.67 ft at 12:15AM May 21, 2017Observed: 495.68 ft at 12:30AM May 21, 2017Observed: 495.69 ft at 12:45AM May 21, 2017Observed: 495.7 ft at 1:00AM May 21, 2017Observed: 495.69 ft at 1:15AM May 21, 2017Observed: 495.7 ft at 1:30AM May 21, 2017Observed: 495.7 ft at 1:45AM May 21, 2017Observed: 495.69 ft at 2:00AM May 21, 2017Observed: 495.72 ft at 2:15AM May 21, 2017Observed: 495.72 ft at 2:30AM May 21, 2017Observed: 495.74 ft at 2:45AM May 21, 2017Observed: 495.74 ft at 3:00AM May 21, 2017Observed: 495.79 ft at 3:15AM May 21, 2017Observed: 495.77 ft at 3:30AM May 21, 2017Observed: 495.81 ft at 3:45AM May 21, 2017Observed: 495.79 ft at 4:00AM May 21, 2017Observed: 495.84 ft at 4:15AM May 21, 2017Observed: 495.84 ft at 4:30AM May 21, 2017Observed: 495.89 ft at 4:45AM May 21, 2017Observed: 495.93 ft at 5:00AM May 21, 2017Observed: 495.96 ft at 5:15AM May 21, 2017Observed: 495.98 ft at 5:30AM May 21, 2017Observed: 496 ft at 5:45AM May 21, 2017Observed: 496.06 ft at 6:00AM May 21, 2017Observed: 496.08 ft at 6:15AM May 21, 2017Observed: 496.14 ft at 6:30AM May 21, 2017Observed: 496.15 ft at 6:45AM May 21, 2017Observed: 496.24 ft at 7:00AM May 21, 2017Observed: 496.25 ft at 7:15AM May 21, 2017Observed: 496.27 ft at 7:30AM May 21, 2017Observed: 496.3 ft at 7:45AM May 21, 2017Observed: 496.31 ft at 8:00AM May 21, 2017Observed: 496.33 ft at 8:15AM May 21, 2017Observed: 496.35 ft at 8:30AM May 21, 2017Observed: 496.36 ft at 8:45AM May 21, 2017Observed: 496.38 ft at 9:00AM May 21, 2017Observed: 496.39 ft at 9:15AM May 21, 2017Observed: 496.4 ft at 9:30AM May 21, 2017Observed: 496.42 ft at 9:45AM May 21, 2017Observed: 496.45 ft at 10:00AM May 21, 2017Observed: 496.47 ft at 10:15AM May 21, 2017Observed: 496.49 ft at 10:30AM May 21, 2017Observed: 496.52 ft at 10:45AM May 21, 2017Observed: 496.54 ft at 11:00AM May 21, 2017Observed: 496.57 ft at 11:15AM May 21, 2017Observed: 496.57 ft at 11:30AM May 21, 2017Observed: 496.59 ft at 11:45AM May 21, 2017Observed: 496.6 ft at 12:00PM May 21, 2017Observed: 496.62 ft at 12:15PM May 21, 2017Observed: 496.63 ft at 12:30PM May 21, 2017Observed: 496.64 ft at 12:45PM May 21, 2017Observed: 496.64 ft at 1:00PM May 21, 2017Observed: 496.67 ft at 1:15PM May 21, 2017Observed: 496.66 ft at 1:30PM May 21, 2017Observed: 496.67 ft at 1:45PM May 21, 2017Observed: 496.67 ft at 2:00PM May 21, 2017Observed: 496.69 ft at 2:15PM May 21, 2017Observed: 496.68 ft at 2:30PM May 21, 2017Observed: 496.69 ft at 2:45PM May 21, 2017Observed: 496.7 ft at 3:00PM May 21, 2017Observed: 496.71 ft at 3:15PM May 21, 2017Observed: 496.73 ft at 3:30PM May 21, 2017Observed: 496.74 ft at 3:45PM May 21, 2017Observed: 496.75 ft at 4:00PM May 21, 2017Observed: 496.77 ft at 4:15PM May 21, 2017Observed: 496.77 ft at 4:30PM May 21, 2017Observed: 496.78 ft at 4:45PM May 21, 2017Observed: 496.79 ft at 5:00PM May 21, 2017Observed: 496.8 ft at 5:15PM May 21, 2017Observed: 496.82 ft at 5:30PM May 21, 2017Observed: 496.81 ft at 5:45PM May 21, 2017Observed: 496.82 ft at 6:00PM May 21, 2017Observed: 496.83 ft at 6:15PM May 21, 2017Observed: 496.85 ft at 6:30PM May 21, 2017Observed: 496.83 ft at 6:45PM May 21, 2017Observed: 496.85 ft at 7:00PM May 21, 2017Observed: 496.85 ft at 7:15PM May 21, 2017Observed: 496.85 ft at 7:30PM May 21, 2017Observed: 496.86 ft at 7:45PM May 21, 2017Observed: 496.86 ft at 8:00PM May 21, 2017Observed: 496.86 ft at 8:15PM May 21, 2017Observed: 496.87 ft at 8:30PM May 21, 2017Observed: 496.89 ft at 8:45PM May 21, 2017Observed: 496.89 ft at 9:00PM May 21, 2017Observed: 496.9 ft at 9:15PM May 21, 2017Observed: 496.9 ft at 9:30PM May 21, 2017Observed: 496.91 ft at 9:45PM May 21, 2017Observed: 496.92 ft at 10:00PM May 21, 2017Observed: 496.91 ft at 10:15PM May 21, 2017Observed: 496.92 ft at 10:30PM May 21, 2017Observed: 496.93 ft at 10:45PM May 21, 2017Observed: 496.93 ft at 11:00PM May 21, 2017Observed: 496.97 ft at 12:15AM May 22, 2017Observed: 496.96 ft at 12:30AM May 22, 2017Observed: 496.97 ft at 12:45AM May 22, 2017Observed: 496.97 ft at 1:00AM May 22, 2017Observed: 496.98 ft at 1:15AM May 22, 2017Observed: 496.98 ft at 1:30AM May 22, 2017Observed: 496.98 ft at 1:45AM May 22, 2017Observed: 496.98 ft at 2:00AM May 22, 2017Observed: 496.99 ft at 2:15AM May 22, 2017Observed: 497 ft at 2:30AM May 22, 2017Observed: 496.99 ft at 2:45AM May 22, 2017Observed: 497 ft at 3:00AM May 22, 2017Observed: 497.01 ft at 3:15AM May 22, 2017Observed: 497.01 ft at 3:30AM May 22, 2017Observed: 497.02 ft at 3:45AM May 22, 2017Observed: 497.02 ft at 4:00AM May 22, 2017Observed: 497.02 ft at 4:15AM May 22, 2017Observed: 497.02 ft at 4:30AM May 22, 2017Observed: 497.02 ft at 4:45AM May 22, 2017Observed: 497.02 ft at 5:00AM May 22, 2017Observed: 497.03 ft at 5:15AM May 22, 2017Observed: 497.04 ft at 5:30AM May 22, 2017Observed: 497.03 ft at 5:45AM May 22, 2017Observed: 497.04 ft at 6:00AM May 22, 2017Observed: 497.04 ft at 6:15AM May 22, 2017Observed: 497.04 ft at 6:30AM May 22, 2017Observed: 497.05 ft at 6:45AM May 22, 2017Observed: 497.05 ft at 7:00AM May 22, 2017Observed: 497.05 ft at 7:15AM May 22, 2017Observed: 497.05 ft at 7:30AM May 22, 2017Observed: 497.06 ft at 7:45AM May 22, 2017Observed: 497.06 ft at 8:00AM May 22, 2017Observed: 497.06 ft at 8:15AM May 22, 2017Observed: 497.06 ft at 8:30AM May 22, 2017Observed: 497.07 ft at 8:45AM May 22, 2017Observed: 497.07 ft at 9:00AM May 22, 2017Observed: 497.09 ft at 11:15AM May 22, 2017Observed: 497.09 ft at 11:30AM May 22, 2017Observed: 497.09 ft at 11:45AM May 22, 2017Highest Observation: 497.1 ft at 12:00PM May 22, 2017Observed: 497.09 ft at 12:15PM May 22, 2017Highest Observation: 497.1 ft at 12:30PM May 22, 2017Highest Observation: 497.1 ft at 12:45PM May 22, 2017Observed: 497.09 ft at 1:00PM May 22, 2017Highest Observation: 497.1 ft at 1:15PM May 22, 2017Highest Observation: 497.1 ft at 1:30PM May 22, 2017Observed: 497.09 ft at 1:45PM May 22, 2017Highest Observation: 497.1 ft at 2:00PM May 22, 2017Highest Observation: 497.1 ft at 2:15PM May 22, 2017Highest Observation: 497.1 ft at 2:30PM May 22, 2017Highest Observation: 497.1 ft at 2:45PM May 22, 2017Highest Observation: 497.1 ft at 3:00PM May 22, 2017Highest Observation: 497.1 ft at 3:15PM May 22, 2017Highest Observation: 497.1 ft at 3:30PM May 22, 2017Highest Observation: 497.1 ft at 3:45PM May 22, 2017Highest Observation: 497.1 ft at 4:00PM May 22, 2017Observed: 497.09 ft at 4:15PM May 22, 2017Highest Observation: 497.1 ft at 4:30PM May 22, 2017Observed: 497.09 ft at 4:45PM May 22, 2017Observed: 497.08 ft at 5:00PM May 22, 2017Highest Observation: 497.1 ft at 5:15PM May 22, 2017Observed: 497.09 ft at 5:30PM May 22, 2017Observed: 497.08 ft at 5:45PM May 22, 2017Observed: 497.09 ft at 6:00PM May 22, 2017Observed: 497.09 ft at 6:15PM May 22, 2017Observed: 497.07 ft at 6:30PM May 22, 2017Observed: 497.07 ft at 6:45PM May 22, 2017Observed: 497.07 ft at 7:00PM May 22, 2017Observed: 497.06 ft at 7:15PM May 22, 2017Observed: 497.06 ft at 7:30PM May 22, 2017Observed: 497.06 ft at 7:45PM May 22, 2017Observed: 497.06 ft at 8:00PM May 22, 2017Observed: 497.06 ft at 8:15PM May 22, 2017Observed: 497.05 ft at 8:30PM May 22, 2017Observed: 497.06 ft at 8:45PM May 22, 2017Observed: 497.06 ft at 9:00PM May 22, 2017Observed: 497.05 ft at 9:15PM May 22, 2017Observed: 497.05 ft at 9:30PM May 22, 2017Observed: 497.05 ft at 9:45PM May 22, 2017Observed: 497.04 ft at 10:00PM May 22, 2017Observed: 497.04 ft at 10:15PM May 22, 2017Observed: 497.04 ft at 10:30PM May 22, 2017Observed: 497.03 ft at 10:45PM May 22, 2017Observed: 497.03 ft at 11:00PM May 22, 2017Observed: 497.03 ft at 11:15PM May 22, 2017Observed: 497.03 ft at 11:30PM May 22, 2017Observed: 497.02 ft at 11:45PM May 22, 2017Observed: 497.02 ft at 12:00AM May 23, 2017Observed: 497.02 ft at 12:15AM May 23, 2017Observed: 497.02 ft at 12:30AM May 23, 2017Observed: 497.02 ft at 12:45AM May 23, 2017Observed: 497.02 ft at 1:00AM May 23, 2017Observed: 497.01 ft at 1:15AM May 23, 2017Observed: 497.01 ft at 1:30AM May 23, 2017Observed: 497 ft at 1:45AM May 23, 2017Observed: 497.01 ft at 2:00AM May 23, 2017Observed: 497 ft at 2:15AM May 23, 2017Observed: 497 ft at 2:30AM May 23, 2017Observed: 497 ft at 2:45AM May 23, 2017Observed: 496.99 ft at 3:00AM May 23, 2017Observed: 496.99 ft at 3:15AM May 23, 2017Observed: 496.99 ft at 3:30AM May 23, 2017Observed: 496.99 ft at 3:45AM May 23, 2017Observed: 496.98 ft at 4:00AM May 23, 2017Observed: 496.98 ft at 4:15AM May 23, 2017Observed: 496.98 ft at 4:30AM May 23, 2017Observed: 496.98 ft at 4:45AM May 23, 2017Observed: 496.98 ft at 5:00AM May 23, 2017Observed: 496.97 ft at 5:15AM May 23, 2017Observed: 496.97 ft at 5:30AM May 23, 2017Observed: 496.96 ft at 5:45AM May 23, 2017Observed: 496.96 ft at 6:00AM May 23, 2017Observed: 496.95 ft at 6:15AM May 23, 2017Observed: 496.95 ft at 6:30AM May 23, 2017Observed: 496.95 ft at 6:45AM May 23, 2017Observed: 496.94 ft at 7:00AM May 23, 2017Observed: 496.94 ft at 7:15AM May 23, 2017Observed: 496.95 ft at 7:30AM May 23, 2017Observed: 496.94 ft at 7:45AM May 23, 2017Observed: 496.94 ft at 8:00AM May 23, 2017Observed: 496.93 ft at 8:15AM May 23, 2017Observed: 496.92 ft at 8:30AM May 23, 2017Observed: 496.91 ft at 8:45AM May 23, 2017Observed: 496.93 ft at 9:00AM May 23, 2017Observed: 496.93 ft at 9:15AM May 23, 2017Observed: 496.92 ft at 9:30AM May 23, 2017Observed: 496.91 ft at 9:45AM May 23, 2017Observed: 496.92 ft at 10:00AM May 23, 2017Observed: 496.91 ft at 10:15AM May 23, 2017Observed: 496.92 ft at 10:30AM May 23, 2017Observed: 496.9 ft at 10:45AM May 23, 2017Observed: 496.9 ft at 11:00AM May 23, 2017Observed: 496.9 ft at 11:15AM May 23, 2017Observed: 496.89 ft at 11:30AM May 23, 2017Observed: 496.89 ft at 11:45AM May 23, 2017Observed: 496.89 ft at 12:00PM May 23, 2017Observed: 496.88 ft at 12:15PM May 23, 2017Observed: 496.88 ft at 12:30PM May 23, 2017Observed: 496.88 ft at 12:45PM May 23, 2017Observed: 496.87 ft at 1:00PM May 23, 2017Observed: 496.88 ft at 1:15PM May 23, 2017Observed: 496.87 ft at 1:30PM May 23, 2017Observed: 496.87 ft at 1:45PM May 23, 2017Observed: 496.86 ft at 2:00PM May 23, 2017Observed: 496.85 ft at 2:15PM May 23, 2017Observed: 496.85 ft at 2:30PM May 23, 2017Observed: 496.84 ft at 2:45PM May 23, 2017Observed: 496.84 ft at 3:00PM May 23, 2017Observed: 496.85 ft at 3:15PM May 23, 2017Observed: 496.83 ft at 3:30PM May 23, 2017Observed: 496.83 ft at 3:45PM May 23, 2017Observed: 496.83 ft at 4:00PM May 23, 2017Observed: 496.83 ft at 4:15PM May 23, 2017Observed: 496.82 ft at 4:30PM May 23, 2017Observed: 496.82 ft at 4:45PM May 23, 2017Observed: 496.81 ft at 5:00PM May 23, 2017Highest Forecast: 496.5 ft 8:00AM May 24, 2017Forecast: 496 ft 8:00AM May 25, 2017Forecast: 495.4 ft 8:00AM May 26, 2017US Army Corps of EngineersRRLK2(plotting HPIRG) Graph Created (6:08PM May 23, 2017)ObservedForecast (issued 6:06AM May 23)Latest observed value: 496.81 ft at 5:00 PM EDT 23-May-2017. Flood Stage is 524 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 Rough River at Rough River Lake are issued routinely year-round.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 524
Moderate Flood Stage: 524
Flood Stage: 524
Action Stage: 524
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 527.36 ft on 05/04/2011
(2) 521.60 ft on 02/23/1989
(3) 521.20 ft on 05/01/1983
(4) 520.90 ft on 09/01/1979
(5) 516.70 ft on 05/01/1984
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 504.66 ft on 03/18/2015
(2) 527.36 ft on 05/04/2011
(3) 515.20 ft on 05/01/1995
(4) 521.60 ft on 02/23/1989
(5) 516.70 ft on 05/01/1984
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 462.00 ft on 12/10/1965

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554 Top of dam.
524 Flood pool, spillway elevation.
507.4 North Fork park closed.
506 Water over access road to some sites in North Fork.
502.5 Water over access road to sites in Laurel Branch campground.
501 Entrance at state park dock is under water.
498 Beach at North Fork is closed.
496.5 Water over sites in Axtel.
495 Summer Pool
490 Water is too low for boats to launch at Everleigh ramp.
478 Water is too low to launch boats at Peter Cave ramp.
475 Water is too low to launch boats at Cave Creek ramp.
470 Winter Pool
Photos
(1) Looking at Dam from Tailwater
(2) Road Over Dam
(3) Tailwater Outlet
(4) Intake Tower
(5) Looking Downstream from Tailwater Overlook
(6) Looking at Tailwater Area from Top of Dam
(7) Downstream of Dam
(8) Upstream of Dam
(9) Spillway Flow During May 2011 Flood
(10) State Park Beach Showerhouse During May 2011 Flood
(11) Tailwater During May 2011 Flood
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Latitude: 37.620000° N, Longitude: 86.499444° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 524 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 524 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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