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Tar River at Greenville Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 5.04 ft at 6:15PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.03 ft at 6:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5.02 ft at 6:45PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 5 ft at 7:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.99 ft at 7:15PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.99 ft at 7:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.97 ft at 7:45PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.96 ft at 8:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.95 ft at 8:15PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.95 ft at 8:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.95 ft at 8:45PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.96 ft at 9:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.95 ft at 9:15PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.96 ft at 9:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.96 ft at 9:45PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.96 ft at 10:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.95 ft at 10:15PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.97 ft at 10:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.97 ft at 10:45PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.97 ft at 11:00PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.98 ft at 11:15PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.98 ft at 11:30PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.98 ft at 11:45PM Dec 17, 2014Observed: 4.99 ft at 12:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 5 ft at 12:15AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 5.01 ft at 12:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 5.02 ft at 12:45AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 5.03 ft at 1:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 5.04 ft at 1:15AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 5.04 ft at 1:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 5.06 ft at 1:45AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 5.06 ft at 2:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 5.08 ft at 2:15AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 5.09 ft at 2:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 5.09 ft at 2:45AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 5.09 ft at 3:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 5.09 ft at 3:15AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 5.08 ft at 3:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 5.09 ft at 3:45AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 5.08 ft at 4:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 5.07 ft at 4:15AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 5.07 ft at 4:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 5.05 ft at 4:45AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 5.02 ft at 5:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 5.03 ft at 5:15AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 5.02 ft at 5:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 5 ft at 5:45AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.98 ft at 6:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.95 ft at 6:15AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.95 ft at 6:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.93 ft at 6:45AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.93 ft at 6:46AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.9 ft at 7:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.9 ft at 7:01AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.89 ft at 7:15AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.89 ft at 7:16AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.87 ft at 7:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.84 ft at 7:45AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.83 ft at 8:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.8 ft at 8:15AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.79 ft at 8:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.79 ft at 8:45AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.76 ft at 9:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.76 ft at 9:15AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.75 ft at 9:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.73 ft at 9:45AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.72 ft at 10:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.71 ft at 10:15AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.72 ft at 10:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.72 ft at 10:45AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.71 ft at 11:00AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.71 ft at 11:15AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.74 ft at 11:30AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.76 ft at 11:45AM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.8 ft at 12:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.84 ft at 12:15PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.9 ft at 12:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.97 ft at 12:45PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 5.04 ft at 1:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 5.11 ft at 1:15PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 5.18 ft at 1:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 5.25 ft at 1:45PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 5.32 ft at 2:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 5.36 ft at 2:15PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 5.41 ft at 2:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 5.44 ft at 2:45PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 5.45 ft at 3:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 5.49 ft at 3:15PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 5.49 ft at 3:30PM Dec 18, 2014Highest Observation: 5.51 ft at 3:45PM Dec 18, 2014Highest Observation: 5.51 ft at 4:00PM Dec 18, 2014Highest Observation: 5.51 ft at 4:15PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 5.5 ft at 4:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 5.49 ft at 4:45PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 5.47 ft at 5:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 5.45 ft at 5:15PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 5.45 ft at 5:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 5.41 ft at 5:45PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 5.39 ft at 6:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 5.36 ft at 6:15PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 5.34 ft at 6:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 5.3 ft at 6:45PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 5.27 ft at 7:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 5.23 ft at 7:15PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 5.22 ft at 7:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 5.17 ft at 7:45PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 5.14 ft at 8:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 5.12 ft at 8:15PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 5.09 ft at 8:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 5.05 ft at 8:45PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 5.03 ft at 9:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 5.02 ft at 9:15PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.97 ft at 9:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.93 ft at 9:45PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.93 ft at 10:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.91 ft at 10:15PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.91 ft at 10:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.9 ft at 10:45PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.91 ft at 11:00PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.91 ft at 11:15PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.92 ft at 11:30PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.94 ft at 11:45PM Dec 18, 2014Observed: 4.96 ft at 12:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.98 ft at 12:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.99 ft at 12:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 5 ft at 12:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 5.02 ft at 1:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 5.04 ft at 1:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 5.06 ft at 1:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 5.06 ft at 1:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 5.08 ft at 2:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 5.1 ft at 2:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 5.12 ft at 2:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 5.13 ft at 2:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 5.13 ft at 3:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 5.14 ft at 3:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 5.15 ft at 3:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 5.15 ft at 3:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 5.16 ft at 4:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 5.14 ft at 4:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 5.15 ft at 4:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 5.16 ft at 4:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 5.15 ft at 5:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 5.13 ft at 5:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 5.14 ft at 5:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 5.11 ft at 5:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 5.11 ft at 6:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 5.09 ft at 6:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 5.08 ft at 6:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 5.06 ft at 6:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 5.04 ft at 7:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 5.03 ft at 7:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 5.02 ft at 7:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 5 ft at 7:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.95 ft at 8:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.94 ft at 8:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.93 ft at 8:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.91 ft at 8:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.89 ft at 9:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.86 ft at 9:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.85 ft at 9:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.83 ft at 9:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.82 ft at 10:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.81 ft at 10:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.81 ft at 10:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.8 ft at 10:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.79 ft at 11:00AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.78 ft at 11:15AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.79 ft at 11:30AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.77 ft at 11:45AM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.78 ft at 12:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.77 ft at 12:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.79 ft at 12:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.79 ft at 12:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.81 ft at 1:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.83 ft at 1:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.85 ft at 1:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.89 ft at 1:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.92 ft at 2:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.95 ft at 2:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.97 ft at 2:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 5.01 ft at 2:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 5.03 ft at 3:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 5.04 ft at 3:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 5.06 ft at 3:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 5.08 ft at 3:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 5.09 ft at 4:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 5.1 ft at 4:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 5.11 ft at 4:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 5.12 ft at 4:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 5.11 ft at 5:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 5.12 ft at 5:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 5.12 ft at 5:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 5.12 ft at 5:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 5.12 ft at 6:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 5.12 ft at 6:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 5.11 ft at 6:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 5.1 ft at 6:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 5.1 ft at 7:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 5.09 ft at 7:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 5.09 ft at 7:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 5.07 ft at 7:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 5.06 ft at 8:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 5.04 ft at 8:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 5.03 ft at 8:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 5.03 ft at 8:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 5.02 ft at 9:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 5 ft at 9:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.99 ft at 9:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.98 ft at 9:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.96 ft at 10:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.97 ft at 10:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.97 ft at 10:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.96 ft at 10:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.95 ft at 11:00PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.95 ft at 11:15PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.95 ft at 11:30PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.94 ft at 11:45PM Dec 19, 2014Observed: 4.95 ft at 12:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 4.96 ft at 12:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 4.97 ft at 12:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 4.98 ft at 12:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 4.99 ft at 1:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5.02 ft at 1:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5.05 ft at 1:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5.06 ft at 1:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5.09 ft at 2:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5.1 ft at 2:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5.12 ft at 2:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5.12 ft at 2:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5.15 ft at 3:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5.17 ft at 3:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5.18 ft at 3:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5.19 ft at 3:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5.19 ft at 4:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5.19 ft at 4:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5.2 ft at 4:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5.21 ft at 4:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5.21 ft at 5:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5.22 ft at 5:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5.22 ft at 5:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5.22 ft at 5:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5.23 ft at 6:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5.22 ft at 6:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5.22 ft at 6:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5.21 ft at 6:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5.2 ft at 7:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5.19 ft at 7:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5.17 ft at 7:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5.15 ft at 7:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5.13 ft at 8:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5.13 ft at 8:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5.1 ft at 8:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5.09 ft at 8:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5.07 ft at 9:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5.05 ft at 9:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5.03 ft at 9:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5.01 ft at 9:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5.01 ft at 10:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5 ft at 10:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 4.99 ft at 10:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 4.98 ft at 10:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5 ft at 11:00AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 4.99 ft at 11:15AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 4.98 ft at 11:30AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5 ft at 11:45AM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5 ft at 12:00PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5.02 ft at 12:15PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5.01 ft at 12:30PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5.02 ft at 12:45PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5.04 ft at 1:00PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5.04 ft at 1:15PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5.04 ft at 1:30PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5.06 ft at 1:45PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5.07 ft at 2:00PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5.09 ft at 2:15PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5.11 ft at 2:30PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5.13 ft at 2:45PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5.13 ft at 3:00PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5.13 ft at 3:15PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5.14 ft at 3:30PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5.15 ft at 3:45PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5.16 ft at 4:00PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5.16 ft at 4:15PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5.17 ft at 4:30PM Dec 20, 2014Observed: 5.18 ft at 4:45PM Dec 20, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesPGVN7(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (6:00PM Dec 20, 2014)ObservedLatest observed value: 5.18 ft at 4:45 PM EST 20-Dec-2014. Flood Stage is 13 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts for the Tar River at Greenville 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: 19
Moderate Flood Stage: 17
Flood Stage: 13
Action Stage: 12
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 29.74 ft on 09/21/1999
(2) 24.50 ft on 07/28/1919
(3) 22.20 ft on 08/22/1940
(4) 19.70 ft on 03/14/1958
(5) 18.20 ft on 09/17/1996
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 13.18 ft on 03/14/2014
(2) 13.38 ft on 07/08/2013
(3) 9.55 ft on 08/29/2012
(4) 14.51 ft on 08/20/2004
(5) 29.74 ft on 09/21/1999
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 0.80 ft on 07/03/1971
(2) 1.00 ft on 12/26/1965
(3) 1.80 ft on 11/02/1963
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30 Numerous homes adjacent to the river in the city of Greenville will flood. All roads in and around Greenville become flooded and are impassable. Numerous homes and roads adjacent to the river will flood countywide.
24 Devastating flooding for all areas adjacent to the river and tributaries. Water will begin to flood the Pitt-Greenville Airport. Water will overflow into the city of Greenville. Nearly all major roads countywide will become flooded and impassable.
22 Water will overflow into the city of Greenville. Several secondary roads will also flood. Some homes along the river will flood. Evacuations will be needed. Water will begin to flood the Tar River Estates and Beech Street villas next to the river. On the north side of the river, water will flood up to the intersection of Mumford Road and Highway 33. Numerous tributaries will flood roads and homes countywide.
20 Water will flood several homes near the river. Water will begin to flood town commons and adjacent areas in the city of Greenville. Many acres of farmland flooded.
19 Secondary roads adjacent to the river will flood. Water will begin to reach a few homes near the river. Many acres of farmland flooded.
18 Much of River Park North flooded. River Drive, including Dockside Duplexes, in Greenville begins to flood. Seine Beach Road in Grimesland flooded.
17 Water will begin to flood some secondary roads near the river. Flooding will continue for low lands adjacent to the river. Residents who live in flood prone areas near the river should begin to move property to higher ground.
16 Widespread low land flooding adjacent to the river. Some farmland will begin to flood across Pitt County.
15 Low land flooding adjacent to the river can be expected.
14 Minor low land flooding adjacent to the river can be expected.
13 Minor flooding of low lying areas adjacent to the river can be expected.
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Latitude: 35.616667° N, Longitude: 77.372778° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 13 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
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(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 -3.54 ft 9.46 ft  

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