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Potomac River at Paw Paw Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 8.21 ft at 10:00PM Apr 28, 2015Observed: 8.2 ft at 10:15PM Apr 28, 2015Observed: 8.2 ft at 10:30PM Apr 28, 2015Observed: 8.2 ft at 10:45PM Apr 28, 2015Observed: 8.2 ft at 11:00PM Apr 28, 2015Observed: 8.19 ft at 11:15PM Apr 28, 2015Observed: 8.19 ft at 11:30PM Apr 28, 2015Observed: 8.19 ft at 11:45PM Apr 28, 2015Observed: 8.18 ft at 12:00AM Apr 29, 2015Observed: 8.18 ft at 12:15AM Apr 29, 2015Observed: 8.18 ft at 12:30AM Apr 29, 2015Observed: 8.17 ft at 12:45AM Apr 29, 2015Observed: 8.17 ft at 1:00AM Apr 29, 2015Observed: 8.16 ft at 1:15AM Apr 29, 2015Observed: 8.16 ft at 1:30AM Apr 29, 2015Observed: 8.15 ft at 1:45AM Apr 29, 2015Observed: 8.15 ft at 2:00AM Apr 29, 2015Observed: 8.15 ft at 2:15AM Apr 29, 2015Observed: 8.14 ft at 2:30AM Apr 29, 2015Observed: 8.14 ft at 2:45AM Apr 29, 2015Observed: 8.13 ft at 3:00AM Apr 29, 2015Observed: 8.12 ft at 3:15AM Apr 29, 2015Observed: 8.11 ft at 3:30AM Apr 29, 2015Observed: 8.1 ft at 3:45AM Apr 29, 2015Observed: 8.1 ft at 4:00AM Apr 29, 2015Observed: 8.08 ft at 4:15AM Apr 29, 2015Observed: 8.07 ft at 4:30AM Apr 29, 2015Observed: 8.06 ft at 4:45AM Apr 29, 2015Observed: 8.05 ft at 5:00AM Apr 29, 2015Observed: 8.03 ft at 5:15AM Apr 29, 2015Observed: 8.03 ft at 5:30AM Apr 29, 2015Observed: 8.01 ft at 5:45AM Apr 29, 2015Observed: 8 ft at 6:00AM Apr 29, 2015Observed: 7.99 ft at 6:15AM Apr 29, 2015Observed: 7.98 ft at 6:30AM Apr 29, 2015Observed: 7.96 ft at 6:45AM Apr 29, 2015Observed: 7.95 ft at 7:00AM Apr 29, 2015Observed: 7.94 ft at 7:15AM Apr 29, 2015Observed: 7.92 ft at 7:30AM Apr 29, 2015Observed: 7.91 ft at 7:45AM Apr 29, 2015Observed: 7.91 ft at 8:00AM Apr 29, 2015Observed: 7.9 ft at 8:15AM Apr 29, 2015Observed: 7.89 ft at 8:30AM Apr 29, 2015Observed: 7.88 ft at 8:45AM Apr 29, 2015Observed: 7.87 ft at 9:00AM Apr 29, 2015Observed: 7.87 ft at 9:15AM Apr 29, 2015Observed: 7.86 ft at 9:30AM Apr 29, 2015Observed: 7.86 ft at 9:45AM Apr 29, 2015Observed: 7.85 ft at 10:00AM Apr 29, 2015Observed: 7.84 ft at 10:15AM Apr 29, 2015Observed: 7.83 ft at 10:30AM Apr 29, 2015Observed: 7.83 ft at 10:45AM Apr 29, 2015Observed: 7.83 ft at 11:00AM Apr 29, 2015Observed: 7.82 ft at 11:15AM Apr 29, 2015Observed: 7.82 ft at 11:30AM Apr 29, 2015Observed: 7.82 ft at 11:45AM Apr 29, 2015Observed: 7.81 ft at 12:00PM Apr 29, 2015Observed: 7.8 ft at 12:15PM Apr 29, 2015Observed: 7.8 ft at 12:30PM Apr 29, 2015Observed: 7.79 ft at 12:45PM Apr 29, 2015Observed: 7.79 ft at 1:00PM Apr 29, 2015Observed: 7.79 ft at 1:15PM Apr 29, 2015Observed: 7.79 ft at 1:30PM Apr 29, 2015Observed: 7.78 ft at 1:45PM Apr 29, 2015Observed: 7.78 ft at 2:00PM Apr 29, 2015Observed: 7.78 ft at 2:15PM Apr 29, 2015Observed: 7.78 ft at 2:30PM Apr 29, 2015Observed: 7.77 ft at 2:45PM Apr 29, 2015Observed: 7.77 ft at 3:00PM Apr 29, 2015Observed: 7.76 ft at 3:15PM Apr 29, 2015Observed: 7.76 ft at 3:30PM Apr 29, 2015Observed: 7.75 ft at 3:45PM Apr 29, 2015Observed: 7.75 ft at 4:00PM Apr 29, 2015Observed: 7.75 ft at 4:15PM Apr 29, 2015Observed: 7.75 ft at 4:30PM Apr 29, 2015Observed: 7.75 ft at 4:45PM Apr 29, 2015Observed: 7.75 ft at 5:00PM Apr 29, 2015Observed: 7.75 ft at 5:15PM Apr 29, 2015Observed: 7.74 ft at 5:30PM Apr 29, 2015Observed: 7.74 ft at 5:45PM Apr 29, 2015Observed: 7.74 ft at 6:00PM Apr 29, 2015Observed: 7.74 ft at 6:30PM Apr 29, 2015Observed: 7.74 ft at 6:45PM Apr 29, 2015Observed: 7.74 ft at 7:00PM Apr 29, 2015Observed: 7.74 ft at 7:15PM Apr 29, 2015Observed: 7.74 ft at 7:30PM Apr 29, 2015Observed: 7.73 ft at 7:45PM Apr 29, 2015Observed: 7.73 ft at 8:00PM Apr 29, 2015Observed: 7.72 ft at 8:15PM Apr 29, 2015Observed: 7.72 ft at 8:30PM Apr 29, 2015Observed: 7.72 ft at 8:45PM Apr 29, 2015Observed: 7.72 ft at 9:00PM Apr 29, 2015Observed: 7.72 ft at 9:15PM Apr 29, 2015Observed: 7.72 ft at 9:30PM Apr 29, 2015Observed: 7.72 ft at 9:45PM Apr 29, 2015Observed: 7.72 ft at 10:00PM Apr 29, 2015Observed: 7.72 ft at 10:15PM Apr 29, 2015Observed: 7.71 ft at 10:30PM Apr 29, 2015Observed: 7.71 ft at 10:45PM Apr 29, 2015Observed: 7.71 ft at 11:00PM Apr 29, 2015Observed: 7.71 ft at 11:15PM Apr 29, 2015Observed: 7.71 ft at 11:30PM Apr 29, 2015Observed: 7.7 ft at 11:45PM Apr 29, 2015Observed: 7.69 ft at 12:00AM Apr 30, 2015Observed: 7.69 ft at 12:15AM Apr 30, 2015Observed: 7.69 ft at 12:30AM Apr 30, 2015Observed: 7.68 ft at 12:45AM Apr 30, 2015Observed: 7.68 ft at 1:00AM Apr 30, 2015Observed: 7.67 ft at 1:15AM Apr 30, 2015Observed: 7.67 ft at 1:30AM Apr 30, 2015Observed: 7.67 ft at 1:45AM Apr 30, 2015Observed: 7.67 ft at 2:00AM Apr 30, 2015Observed: 7.66 ft at 2:15AM Apr 30, 2015Observed: 7.66 ft at 2:30AM Apr 30, 2015Observed: 7.65 ft at 2:45AM Apr 30, 2015Observed: 7.64 ft at 3:00AM Apr 30, 2015Observed: 7.63 ft at 3:15AM Apr 30, 2015Observed: 7.63 ft at 3:30AM Apr 30, 2015Observed: 7.63 ft at 3:45AM Apr 30, 2015Observed: 7.62 ft at 4:00AM Apr 30, 2015Observed: 7.61 ft at 4:15AM Apr 30, 2015Observed: 7.61 ft at 4:30AM Apr 30, 2015Observed: 7.6 ft at 4:45AM Apr 30, 2015Observed: 7.59 ft at 5:00AM Apr 30, 2015Observed: 7.59 ft at 5:15AM Apr 30, 2015Observed: 7.58 ft at 5:30AM Apr 30, 2015Observed: 7.57 ft at 5:45AM Apr 30, 2015Observed: 7.56 ft at 6:00AM Apr 30, 2015Observed: 7.56 ft at 6:15AM Apr 30, 2015Observed: 7.55 ft at 6:30AM Apr 30, 2015Observed: 7.55 ft at 6:45AM Apr 30, 2015Observed: 7.54 ft at 7:00AM Apr 30, 2015Observed: 7.53 ft at 7:15AM Apr 30, 2015Observed: 7.53 ft at 7:30AM Apr 30, 2015Observed: 7.52 ft at 7:45AM Apr 30, 2015Observed: 7.51 ft at 8:00AM Apr 30, 2015Observed: 7.51 ft at 8:15AM Apr 30, 2015Observed: 7.5 ft at 8:45AM Apr 30, 2015Observed: 7.5 ft at 9:00AM Apr 30, 2015Observed: 7.49 ft at 9:15AM Apr 30, 2015Observed: 7.49 ft at 9:30AM Apr 30, 2015Observed: 7.49 ft at 9:45AM Apr 30, 2015Observed: 7.48 ft at 10:00AM Apr 30, 2015Observed: 7.48 ft at 10:15AM Apr 30, 2015Observed: 7.47 ft at 10:30AM Apr 30, 2015Observed: 7.47 ft at 10:45AM Apr 30, 2015Observed: 7.47 ft at 11:00AM Apr 30, 2015Observed: 7.47 ft at 11:15AM Apr 30, 2015Observed: 7.46 ft at 11:30AM Apr 30, 2015Observed: 7.46 ft at 11:45AM Apr 30, 2015Observed: 7.46 ft at 12:00PM Apr 30, 2015Observed: 7.45 ft at 12:30PM Apr 30, 2015Observed: 7.45 ft at 12:45PM Apr 30, 2015Observed: 7.45 ft at 1:00PM Apr 30, 2015Observed: 7.45 ft at 1:15PM Apr 30, 2015Observed: 7.44 ft at 1:30PM Apr 30, 2015Observed: 7.44 ft at 1:45PM Apr 30, 2015Observed: 7.44 ft at 2:00PM Apr 30, 2015Observed: 7.44 ft at 2:15PM Apr 30, 2015Observed: 7.43 ft at 2:30PM Apr 30, 2015Observed: 7.43 ft at 2:45PM Apr 30, 2015Observed: 7.43 ft at 3:00PM Apr 30, 2015Observed: 7.43 ft at 3:15PM Apr 30, 2015Observed: 7.43 ft at 3:30PM Apr 30, 2015Observed: 7.43 ft at 3:45PM Apr 30, 2015Observed: 7.43 ft at 4:00PM Apr 30, 2015Observed: 7.43 ft at 4:15PM Apr 30, 2015Observed: 7.43 ft at 4:30PM Apr 30, 2015Observed: 7.43 ft at 4:45PM Apr 30, 2015Observed: 7.43 ft at 5:00PM Apr 30, 2015Observed: 7.43 ft at 5:15PM Apr 30, 2015Observed: 7.43 ft at 5:30PM Apr 30, 2015Observed: 7.42 ft at 5:45PM Apr 30, 2015Observed: 7.42 ft at 6:00PM Apr 30, 2015Observed: 7.42 ft at 6:30PM Apr 30, 2015Observed: 7.42 ft at 6:45PM Apr 30, 2015Observed: 7.42 ft at 7:00PM Apr 30, 2015Observed: 7.42 ft at 7:15PM Apr 30, 2015Observed: 7.42 ft at 7:30PM Apr 30, 2015Observed: 7.42 ft at 7:45PM Apr 30, 2015Observed: 7.42 ft at 8:00PM Apr 30, 2015Observed: 7.42 ft at 8:15PM Apr 30, 2015Observed: 7.42 ft at 8:30PM Apr 30, 2015Observed: 7.43 ft at 8:45PM Apr 30, 2015Observed: 7.43 ft at 9:00PM Apr 30, 2015Observed: 7.43 ft at 9:15PM Apr 30, 2015Observed: 7.44 ft at 9:30PM Apr 30, 2015Observed: 7.44 ft at 9:45PM Apr 30, 2015Observed: 7.45 ft at 10:00PM Apr 30, 2015Observed: 7.46 ft at 10:15PM Apr 30, 2015Observed: 7.47 ft at 10:30PM Apr 30, 2015Observed: 7.47 ft at 10:45PM Apr 30, 2015Observed: 7.47 ft at 11:00PM Apr 30, 2015Observed: 7.48 ft at 11:15PM Apr 30, 2015Observed: 7.49 ft at 11:30PM Apr 30, 2015Observed: 7.5 ft at 11:45PM Apr 30, 2015Observed: 7.5 ft at 12:00AM May 01, 2015Observed: 7.51 ft at 12:15AM May 01, 2015Observed: 7.51 ft at 12:30AM May 01, 2015Observed: 7.51 ft at 12:45AM May 01, 2015Observed: 7.53 ft at 1:00AM May 01, 2015Observed: 7.53 ft at 1:15AM May 01, 2015Observed: 7.54 ft at 1:30AM May 01, 2015Observed: 7.54 ft at 1:45AM May 01, 2015Observed: 7.55 ft at 2:00AM May 01, 2015Observed: 7.55 ft at 2:15AM May 01, 2015Observed: 7.56 ft at 2:30AM May 01, 2015Observed: 7.58 ft at 2:45AM May 01, 2015Observed: 7.58 ft at 3:00AM May 01, 2015Observed: 7.59 ft at 3:15AM May 01, 2015Observed: 7.6 ft at 3:30AM May 01, 2015Observed: 7.62 ft at 3:45AM May 01, 2015Observed: 7.63 ft at 4:00AM May 01, 2015Observed: 7.65 ft at 4:15AM May 01, 2015Observed: 7.67 ft at 4:30AM May 01, 2015Observed: 7.69 ft at 4:45AM May 01, 2015Observed: 7.71 ft at 5:00AM May 01, 2015Observed: 7.73 ft at 5:15AM May 01, 2015Observed: 7.75 ft at 5:30AM May 01, 2015Observed: 7.78 ft at 5:45AM May 01, 2015Observed: 7.8 ft at 6:00AM May 01, 2015Observed: 7.83 ft at 6:15AM May 01, 2015Observed: 7.86 ft at 6:30AM May 01, 2015Observed: 7.88 ft at 6:45AM May 01, 2015Observed: 7.91 ft at 7:00AM May 01, 2015Observed: 7.93 ft at 7:15AM May 01, 2015Observed: 7.95 ft at 7:30AM May 01, 2015Observed: 7.98 ft at 7:45AM May 01, 2015Observed: 7.99 ft at 8:00AM May 01, 2015Observed: 8.02 ft at 8:15AM May 01, 2015Observed: 8.03 ft at 8:30AM May 01, 2015Observed: 8.04 ft at 8:45AM May 01, 2015Observed: 8.06 ft at 9:00AM May 01, 2015Observed: 8.07 ft at 9:15AM May 01, 2015Observed: 8.08 ft at 9:30AM May 01, 2015Observed: 8.1 ft at 9:45AM May 01, 2015Observed: 8.1 ft at 10:00AM May 01, 2015Observed: 8.11 ft at 10:15AM May 01, 2015Observed: 8.12 ft at 10:30AM May 01, 2015Observed: 8.13 ft at 10:45AM May 01, 2015Observed: 8.14 ft at 11:00AM May 01, 2015Observed: 8.15 ft at 11:15AM May 01, 2015Observed: 8.15 ft at 11:30AM May 01, 2015Observed: 8.16 ft at 11:45AM May 01, 2015Observed: 8.17 ft at 12:00PM May 01, 2015Observed: 8.19 ft at 12:30PM May 01, 2015Observed: 8.19 ft at 12:45PM May 01, 2015Observed: 8.2 ft at 1:00PM May 01, 2015Observed: 8.21 ft at 1:15PM May 01, 2015Observed: 8.22 ft at 1:30PM May 01, 2015Observed: 8.23 ft at 1:45PM May 01, 2015Observed: 8.24 ft at 2:00PM May 01, 2015Observed: 8.26 ft at 2:15PM May 01, 2015Observed: 8.27 ft at 2:30PM May 01, 2015Observed: 8.29 ft at 2:45PM May 01, 2015Observed: 8.31 ft at 3:00PM May 01, 2015Observed: 8.34 ft at 3:15PM May 01, 2015Observed: 8.36 ft at 3:30PM May 01, 2015Observed: 8.38 ft at 3:45PM May 01, 2015Observed: 8.41 ft at 4:00PM May 01, 2015Observed: 8.43 ft at 4:15PM May 01, 2015Observed: 8.45 ft at 4:30PM May 01, 2015Observed: 8.47 ft at 4:45PM May 01, 2015Observed: 8.48 ft at 5:00PM May 01, 2015Observed: 8.5 ft at 5:15PM May 01, 2015Observed: 8.5 ft at 5:30PM May 01, 2015Observed: 8.51 ft at 5:45PM May 01, 2015Observed: 8.52 ft at 6:00PM May 01, 2015Observed: 8.53 ft at 6:30PM May 01, 2015Observed: 8.54 ft at 6:45PM May 01, 2015Observed: 8.54 ft at 7:00PM May 01, 2015Observed: 8.54 ft at 7:15PM May 01, 2015Observed: 8.54 ft at 7:30PM May 01, 2015Observed: 8.54 ft at 7:45PM May 01, 2015Observed: 8.54 ft at 8:00PM May 01, 2015Observed: 8.54 ft at 8:15PM May 01, 2015Observed: 8.54 ft at 8:30PM May 01, 2015Observed: 8.54 ft at 8:45PM May 01, 2015Observed: 8.53 ft at 9:00PM May 01, 2015Observed: 8.52 ft at 9:15PM May 01, 2015Observed: 8.52 ft at 9:30PM May 01, 2015Observed: 8.51 ft at 9:45PM May 01, 2015Observed: 8.51 ft at 10:00PM May 01, 2015Observed: 8.51 ft at 10:15PM May 01, 2015Observed: 8.5 ft at 10:30PM May 01, 2015Observed: 8.5 ft at 10:45PM May 01, 2015Observed: 8.49 ft at 11:00PM May 01, 2015Observed: 8.48 ft at 11:15PM May 01, 2015Observed: 8.48 ft at 11:30PM May 01, 2015Observed: 8.47 ft at 11:45PM May 01, 2015Observed: 8.47 ft at 12:00AM May 02, 2015Observed: 8.47 ft at 12:15AM May 02, 2015Observed: 8.47 ft at 12:30AM May 02, 2015Observed: 8.46 ft at 12:45AM May 02, 2015Observed: 8.46 ft at 1:00AM May 02, 2015Observed: 8.47 ft at 1:15AM May 02, 2015Observed: 8.47 ft at 1:30AM May 02, 2015Observed: 8.49 ft at 1:45AM May 02, 2015Observed: 8.51 ft at 2:00AM May 02, 2015Observed: 8.54 ft at 2:15AM May 02, 2015Observed: 8.58 ft at 2:30AM May 02, 2015Observed: 8.62 ft at 2:45AM May 02, 2015Observed: 8.66 ft at 3:00AM May 02, 2015Observed: 8.71 ft at 3:15AM May 02, 2015Observed: 8.77 ft at 3:30AM May 02, 2015Observed: 8.82 ft at 3:45AM May 02, 2015Observed: 8.87 ft at 4:00AM May 02, 2015Observed: 8.93 ft at 4:15AM May 02, 2015Observed: 8.98 ft at 4:30AM May 02, 2015Observed: 9.02 ft at 4:45AM May 02, 2015Observed: 9.07 ft at 5:00AM May 02, 2015Observed: 9.1 ft at 5:15AM May 02, 2015Observed: 9.14 ft at 5:30AM May 02, 2015Observed: 9.17 ft at 5:45AM May 02, 2015Observed: 9.19 ft at 6:00AM May 02, 2015Observed: 9.21 ft at 6:15AM May 02, 2015Observed: 9.22 ft at 6:30AM May 02, 2015Observed: 9.23 ft at 6:45AM May 02, 2015Observed: 9.23 ft at 7:00AM May 02, 2015Highest Observation: 9.24 ft at 7:15AM May 02, 2015Highest Observation: 9.24 ft at 7:30AM May 02, 2015Highest Observation: 9.24 ft at 8:15AM May 02, 2015Observed: 9.21 ft at 1:15PM May 02, 2015Observed: 9.21 ft at 2:15PM May 02, 2015Observed: 9.22 ft at 7:15PM May 02, 2015Observed: 9.21 ft at 8:15PM May 02, 2015Observed: 9.16 ft at 1:15AM May 03, 2015Observed: 9.14 ft at 2:15AM May 03, 2015Observed: 9.03 ft at 7:15AM May 03, 2015Observed: 9.02 ft at 8:15AM May 03, 2015Observed: 8.95 ft at 1:15PM May 03, 2015Observed: 8.94 ft at 2:15PM May 03, 2015Observed: 8.87 ft at 7:15PM May 03, 2015Observed: 8.87 ft at 8:15PM May 03, 2015Highest Forecast: 8.5 ft 2:00AM May 04, 2015Forecast: 8.1 ft 8:00AM May 04, 2015Forecast: 7.9 ft 2:00PM May 04, 2015Forecast: 7.8 ft 8:00PM May 04, 2015Forecast: 7.6 ft 2:00AM May 05, 2015Forecast: 7.5 ft 8:00AM May 05, 2015Forecast: 7.5 ft 2:00PM May 05, 2015Forecast: 7.4 ft 8:00PM May 05, 2015Forecast: 7.5 ft 2:00AM May 06, 2015Forecast: 7.6 ft 8:00AM May 06, 2015USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesPAWW2(plotting HGIRP) Graph Created (9:52PM May 3, 2015)ObservedForecast (issued 9:25AM May 3)Latest observed value: 8.87 ft at 8:15 PM EDT 3-May-2015. Flood Stage is 25 ft
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 32
Moderate Flood Stage: 28
Flood Stage: 25
Action Stage: 22.5
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 54.00 ft on 03/18/1936
(2) 53.58 ft on 11/05/1985
(3) 45.00 ft on 06/01/1889
(4) 45.00 ft on 11/24/1877
(5) 43.50 ft on 03/29/1924
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 28.67 ft on 05/19/2011
(2) 24.81 ft on 03/11/2011
(3) 27.91 ft on 09/20/2003
(4) 43.45 ft on 09/07/1996
(5) 40.86 ft on 01/20/1996
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 2.98 ft on 09/11/1943
(2) 3.00 ft on 09/10/1966
(3) 3.02 ft on 10/29/1967
(4) 3.04 ft on 10/10/1968
(5) 3.06 ft on 09/11/1965
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62 Water covers the bridge over the Potomac at the state line in Paw Paw.
50 Homes in Paw Paw begin to flood.
46 Water approaches the intersection of West Virginia Route 9 and Winchester Street in Paw Paw.
40 The right bank of the river floods extensive sections of the town of Paw Paw, north of the B&O Railroad. The towpath of the C&O Canal also begins to flood.
37 Floodwaters cover both West Virginia Route 9 and Maryland Route 51. Businesses in the town of Paw Paw begin to flood.
34 Water reaches the settling pond next to Paw Paw Park.
30 Paw Paw Tunnel Campground begins to flood.
26 Water covers an access road on the West Virginia side.
25 A parking area adjacent to the highway bridge begins to flood. The roadway to the C&O Canal parking area floods, as does the lowest end of the Purslane Run hiker/biker area.
22.5 Water reaches the top of the boat ramp in Paw Paw Festival Park.
11 The river reaches danger level for boaters as defined by the State of Maryland. At danger level, conditions are considered extremely hazardous.
5 The river reaches caution level for boaters as defined by the State of Maryland. Fast moving water and current changes can be expected.
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(1) At Wellhouse Looking from MD into WV
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Latitude: 39.538889° N, Longitude: 78.456389° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 25 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
Elevation
(gauge height = flood stage)
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NAVD88 Not Available Not Available Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 487.884 ft 512.884 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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