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Neuse River at Kinston Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Highest Observation: 4.86 ft at 11:46AM Oct 28, 2014Highest Observation: 4.86 ft at 12:00PM Oct 28, 2014Highest Observation: 4.86 ft at 12:01PM Oct 28, 2014Highest Observation: 4.86 ft at 12:15PM Oct 28, 2014Highest Observation: 4.86 ft at 12:30PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.85 ft at 12:45PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.85 ft at 1:00PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.85 ft at 1:15PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.85 ft at 1:30PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.85 ft at 1:45PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.85 ft at 2:00PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.85 ft at 2:15PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.85 ft at 2:30PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.85 ft at 2:45PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.85 ft at 3:00PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.85 ft at 3:15PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.85 ft at 3:30PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.84 ft at 3:45PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.84 ft at 4:00PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.84 ft at 4:15PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.84 ft at 4:30PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.84 ft at 4:45PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.84 ft at 5:00PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.84 ft at 5:15PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.84 ft at 5:30PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.84 ft at 5:45PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.83 ft at 6:00PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.83 ft at 6:15PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.83 ft at 6:30PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.83 ft at 6:45PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.83 ft at 7:00PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.83 ft at 7:15PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.83 ft at 7:30PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.82 ft at 7:45PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.82 ft at 8:00PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.82 ft at 8:15PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.82 ft at 8:30PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.81 ft at 8:45PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.81 ft at 9:00PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.81 ft at 9:15PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.81 ft at 9:30PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.81 ft at 9:45PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.81 ft at 10:00PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.81 ft at 10:15PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.8 ft at 10:30PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.8 ft at 10:45PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.8 ft at 11:00PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.8 ft at 11:15PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.8 ft at 11:30PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.8 ft at 11:45PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 4.8 ft at 12:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.8 ft at 12:15AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.79 ft at 12:30AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.79 ft at 12:45AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.79 ft at 1:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.79 ft at 1:15AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.79 ft at 1:30AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.79 ft at 1:45AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.79 ft at 2:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.78 ft at 2:15AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.78 ft at 2:30AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.78 ft at 2:45AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.78 ft at 3:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.78 ft at 3:15AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.78 ft at 3:30AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.78 ft at 3:45AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.78 ft at 4:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.78 ft at 4:15AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.78 ft at 4:30AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.78 ft at 4:45AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.77 ft at 5:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.77 ft at 5:15AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.77 ft at 5:30AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.77 ft at 5:45AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.77 ft at 6:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.77 ft at 6:15AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.77 ft at 6:30AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.77 ft at 6:45AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.76 ft at 7:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.76 ft at 7:15AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.76 ft at 7:30AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.76 ft at 7:45AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.76 ft at 8:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.76 ft at 8:15AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.76 ft at 8:30AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.76 ft at 8:45AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.75 ft at 9:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.75 ft at 9:15AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.75 ft at 9:30AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.75 ft at 9:45AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.75 ft at 10:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.75 ft at 10:15AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.75 ft at 10:30AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.75 ft at 10:45AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.75 ft at 11:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.74 ft at 11:15AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.74 ft at 11:30AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.74 ft at 11:45AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.74 ft at 12:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.74 ft at 12:15PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.74 ft at 12:30PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.74 ft at 12:45PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.74 ft at 1:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.74 ft at 1:15PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.73 ft at 1:30PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.73 ft at 1:45PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.73 ft at 2:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.73 ft at 2:15PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.73 ft at 2:30PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.73 ft at 2:45PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.72 ft at 3:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.72 ft at 3:15PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.72 ft at 3:30PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.72 ft at 3:45PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.72 ft at 4:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.72 ft at 4:15PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.71 ft at 4:30PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.71 ft at 4:45PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.71 ft at 5:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.71 ft at 5:15PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.71 ft at 5:30PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.71 ft at 5:45PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.71 ft at 6:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.7 ft at 6:15PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.7 ft at 6:30PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.7 ft at 6:45PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.7 ft at 7:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.7 ft at 7:15PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.7 ft at 7:30PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.7 ft at 7:45PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.69 ft at 8:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.69 ft at 8:15PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.69 ft at 8:30PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.69 ft at 8:45PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.69 ft at 9:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.69 ft at 9:15PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.69 ft at 9:30PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.69 ft at 9:45PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.69 ft at 10:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.69 ft at 10:15PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.69 ft at 10:30PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.68 ft at 10:45PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.69 ft at 11:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.68 ft at 11:15PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.68 ft at 11:30PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.68 ft at 11:45PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 4.68 ft at 12:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.68 ft at 12:15AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.68 ft at 12:30AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.68 ft at 12:45AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.68 ft at 1:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.68 ft at 1:15AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.68 ft at 1:30AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.68 ft at 1:45AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.68 ft at 2:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.68 ft at 2:15AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.68 ft at 2:30AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.68 ft at 2:45AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.68 ft at 3:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.68 ft at 3:15AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.68 ft at 3:30AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.68 ft at 3:45AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.68 ft at 4:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.67 ft at 4:15AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.67 ft at 4:30AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.67 ft at 4:45AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.67 ft at 5:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.66 ft at 5:15AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.66 ft at 5:30AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.66 ft at 5:45AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.66 ft at 6:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.66 ft at 6:15AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.66 ft at 6:30AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.66 ft at 6:45AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.66 ft at 7:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.66 ft at 7:15AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.66 ft at 7:30AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.66 ft at 7:45AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.65 ft at 8:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.65 ft at 8:15AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.65 ft at 8:30AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.65 ft at 8:45AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.65 ft at 9:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.65 ft at 9:15AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.65 ft at 9:30AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.64 ft at 9:45AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.64 ft at 10:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.64 ft at 10:15AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.64 ft at 10:30AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.64 ft at 10:45AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.64 ft at 11:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.64 ft at 11:15AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.64 ft at 11:16AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.63 ft at 11:30AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.63 ft at 11:31AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.63 ft at 11:45AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.63 ft at 11:46AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.63 ft at 12:00PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.63 ft at 12:01PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.63 ft at 12:15PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.63 ft at 12:30PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.63 ft at 12:45PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.63 ft at 1:00PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.63 ft at 1:15PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.63 ft at 1:30PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.63 ft at 1:45PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.62 ft at 2:00PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.62 ft at 2:15PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.62 ft at 2:30PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.62 ft at 2:45PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.62 ft at 3:00PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.62 ft at 3:15PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.62 ft at 3:30PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.61 ft at 3:45PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.61 ft at 4:00PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.61 ft at 4:15PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.61 ft at 4:30PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.61 ft at 4:45PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.61 ft at 5:00PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.61 ft at 5:15PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.61 ft at 5:30PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.61 ft at 5:45PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.61 ft at 6:00PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.61 ft at 6:15PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.61 ft at 6:30PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.6 ft at 6:45PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.6 ft at 7:00PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.6 ft at 7:15PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.6 ft at 7:30PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.6 ft at 7:45PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.6 ft at 8:00PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.6 ft at 8:15PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.6 ft at 8:30PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.6 ft at 8:45PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.6 ft at 9:00PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.6 ft at 9:15PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.6 ft at 9:30PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.6 ft at 9:45PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.6 ft at 10:00PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.59 ft at 10:15PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.59 ft at 10:30PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.59 ft at 10:45PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.59 ft at 11:00PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.59 ft at 11:15PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.59 ft at 11:30PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.59 ft at 11:45PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 4.59 ft at 12:00AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.58 ft at 12:15AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.58 ft at 12:30AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.58 ft at 12:45AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.58 ft at 1:00AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.58 ft at 1:15AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.58 ft at 1:30AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.58 ft at 1:45AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.58 ft at 2:00AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.58 ft at 2:15AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.57 ft at 2:30AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.57 ft at 2:45AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.57 ft at 3:00AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.57 ft at 3:15AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.57 ft at 3:30AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.57 ft at 3:45AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.57 ft at 4:00AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.57 ft at 4:15AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.57 ft at 4:30AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.57 ft at 4:45AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.57 ft at 5:00AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.57 ft at 5:15AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.57 ft at 5:30AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.57 ft at 5:45AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.57 ft at 6:00AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.57 ft at 6:15AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.56 ft at 6:30AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.56 ft at 6:45AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.56 ft at 7:00AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.56 ft at 7:15AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.56 ft at 7:30AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.56 ft at 7:45AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.56 ft at 8:00AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.56 ft at 8:15AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.56 ft at 8:30AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.56 ft at 8:45AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.56 ft at 9:00AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.56 ft at 9:15AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.56 ft at 9:30AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.56 ft at 9:45AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.56 ft at 10:00AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.56 ft at 10:15AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.56 ft at 10:30AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.56 ft at 10:45AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.56 ft at 11:00AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 4.56 ft at 11:15AM Oct 31, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesKINN7(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (11:45AM Oct 31, 2014)ObservedLatest observed value: 4.56 ft at 11:15 AM EDT 31-Oct-2014. Flood Stage is 14 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts for the Neuse River at Kinston are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage:21
Moderate Flood Stage:18
Flood Stage:14
Action Stage:13

Historical Crests
(1) 27.71 ft on 09/23/1999
(2) 25.00 ft on 07/01/1919
(3) 23.30 ft on 09/17/1996
(4) 22.90 ft on 10/13/1964
(5) 20.90 ft on 04/14/1936
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 1.46 ft on 10/24/1996
(2) 1.90 ft on 10/07/1951
(3) 2.50 ft on 09/08/1944
Zoom Level:16
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27 Disasterous flooding. Comparable to the flood from Hurricane Floyd. All major roads on the south side of Kinston will flood. Up to two feet of water will be likely on highway 70 in Kinston. Numerous businesses and homes will flood. Numerous creeks in Lenoir county including the Contentnea Creek will also cause widespread flooding. Numerous evacuations will be needed countywide.
24.5 Water will begin to flood the intersection of Highway 258 and Highway 70. Water will also flood numerous businesses along Highway 70. Numerous homes flood along and south of highway 70. All major highways on the south side of Kinston become impassible. The Contentenea Creek will flood both Tick Bite and Grifton.
23 Many homes and businesses southeast of Kinston will flood. Highway 11 and numerous secondary roads will become impassable. Water will flood the Rivermont area. Evacuations are needed for residents in flood prone areas southeast of Kinston. Contentnea Creek will cause widespread flooding of Tick Bite and Grifton. Many streams across Lenoir...Southern Pitt and Northern Craven counties will flood secondary roads and homes. Evacuations are needed for residents in flood prone areas.
21 Some homes and businesses southeast of Kinston will begin to flood...some evacuations likely. Water will flood several secondary roads southeast of Kinston along with highway 11. Residents between highway 11 and highway 258 in the Rivermont area should closely monitor river levels. Water will back up Contentnea Creek and begin flooding Tick Bite and Grifton. Small streams across Lenoir...Southern Pitt and Northern Craven counties will begin to flood secondary roads and may affect some homes.
20 Several secondary roads southeast of downtown Kinston are flooded. Water will begin to approach highway 11 south of Kinston. Although no property damage is expected...water levels will start to flood some yards. Contentnea Creek will likely begin to flood in and around the town of Grifton.
18 Widespread low land flooding is likely adjacent to the river. Water will begin to approach some secondary roads over the southeast sections of Kinston. Residents who live in flood prone areas near the river should begin to move property to higher ground.
17 Widespread low land flooding adjacent to the river can be expected. Camp grounds and picnic areas at the Nature Center in Kinston begin to flood.
15.6 Low land flooding of the campground at the Nature Center can be expected.
15 Minor low land flooding adjacent to the river can be expected.
14 Water will begin to overflow into lowlands adjacent to the river.
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Latitude: 35.257778° N, Longitude: 77.585556° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 14 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 Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
Other 10.9 ft 24.9 ft  

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