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Lake Pend Oreille at Hope Lake Elevation (ft)Highest Observation: 2053.78 ft at 11:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 2053.76 ft at 12:00PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 2053.76 ft at 1:00PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 2053.75 ft at 2:00PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 2053.74 ft at 3:00PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 2053.74 ft at 4:00PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 2053.74 ft at 5:00PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 2053.72 ft at 6:00PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 2053.72 ft at 7:00PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 2053.7 ft at 8:00PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 2053.69 ft at 9:00PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 2053.68 ft at 10:00PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 2053.66 ft at 11:00PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 2053.63 ft at 12:00AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 2053.61 ft at 1:00AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 2053.58 ft at 2:00AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 2053.57 ft at 3:00AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 2053.51 ft at 4:00AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 2053.51 ft at 5:00AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 2053.48 ft at 6:00AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 2053.49 ft at 7:00AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 2053.46 ft at 8:00AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 2053.44 ft at 9:00AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 2053.43 ft at 10:00AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 2053.42 ft at 11:00AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 2053.39 ft at 12:00PM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 2053.38 ft at 1:00PM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 2053.34 ft at 2:00PM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 2053.34 ft at 3:00PM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 2053.32 ft at 4:00PM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 2053.3 ft at 5:00PM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 2053.29 ft at 6:00PM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 2053.37 ft at 7:00PM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 2053.3 ft at 8:00PM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 2053.26 ft at 9:00PM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 2053.26 ft at 10:00PM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 2053.21 ft at 11:00PM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 2053.2 ft at 12:00AM Oct 26, 2014Observed: 2053.2 ft at 1:00AM Oct 26, 2014Observed: 2053.17 ft at 2:00AM Oct 26, 2014Observed: 2053.16 ft at 3:00AM Oct 26, 2014Observed: 2053.14 ft at 4:00AM Oct 26, 2014Observed: 2053.11 ft at 5:00AM Oct 26, 2014Observed: 2053.09 ft at 6:00AM Oct 26, 2014Observed: 2053.07 ft at 7:00AM Oct 26, 2014Observed: 2053.07 ft at 8:00AM Oct 26, 2014Observed: 2053.04 ft at 9:00AM Oct 26, 2014Observed: 2053.03 ft at 10:00AM Oct 26, 2014Observed: 2053.01 ft at 11:00AM Oct 26, 2014Observed: 2053.01 ft at 12:00PM Oct 26, 2014Observed: 2052.99 ft at 1:00PM Oct 26, 2014Observed: 2052.96 ft at 2:00PM Oct 26, 2014Observed: 2052.95 ft at 3:00PM Oct 26, 2014Observed: 2052.95 ft at 4:00PM Oct 26, 2014Observed: 2052.94 ft at 5:00PM Oct 26, 2014Observed: 2052.93 ft at 6:00PM Oct 26, 2014Observed: 2052.91 ft at 7:00PM Oct 26, 2014Observed: 2052.89 ft at 8:00PM Oct 26, 2014Observed: 2052.88 ft at 9:00PM Oct 26, 2014Observed: 2052.86 ft at 10:00PM Oct 26, 2014Observed: 2052.86 ft at 11:00PM Oct 26, 2014Observed: 2052.84 ft at 12:00AM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 2052.83 ft at 1:00AM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 2052.82 ft at 2:00AM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 2052.8 ft at 3:00AM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 2052.78 ft at 4:00AM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 2052.76 ft at 5:00AM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 2052.75 ft at 6:00AM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 2052.73 ft at 7:00AM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 2052.72 ft at 8:00AM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 2052.72 ft at 9:00AM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 2052.71 ft at 10:00AM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 2052.71 ft at 11:00AM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 2052.71 ft at 12:00PM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 2052.7 ft at 1:00PM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 2052.7 ft at 2:00PM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 2052.7 ft at 3:00PM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 2052.68 ft at 4:00PM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 2052.66 ft at 5:00PM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 2052.66 ft at 6:00PM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 2052.64 ft at 7:00PM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 2052.62 ft at 8:00PM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 2052.62 ft at 9:00PM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 2052.62 ft at 10:00PM Oct 27, 2014Observed: 2052.59 ft at 12:00AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 2052.59 ft at 1:00AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 2052.55 ft at 2:00AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 2052.55 ft at 3:00AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 2052.52 ft at 4:00AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 2052.51 ft at 5:00AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 2052.49 ft at 6:00AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 2052.47 ft at 7:00AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 2052.47 ft at 8:00AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 2052.47 ft at 9:00AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 2052.47 ft at 10:00AM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 2052.48 ft at 12:00PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 2052.47 ft at 1:00PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 2052.45 ft at 2:00PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 2052.46 ft at 3:00PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 2052.44 ft at 4:00PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 2052.44 ft at 5:00PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 2052.43 ft at 6:00PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 2052.42 ft at 7:00PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 2052.42 ft at 8:00PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 2052.41 ft at 9:00PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 2052.4 ft at 10:00PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 2052.38 ft at 11:00PM Oct 28, 2014Observed: 2052.39 ft at 12:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 2052.36 ft at 1:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 2052.36 ft at 2:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 2052.34 ft at 3:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 2052.32 ft at 4:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 2052.31 ft at 5:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 2052.3 ft at 6:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 2052.28 ft at 7:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 2052.28 ft at 8:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 2052.27 ft at 9:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 2052.26 ft at 10:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 2052.25 ft at 11:00AM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 2052.24 ft at 12:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 2052.24 ft at 1:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 2052.24 ft at 2:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 2052.23 ft at 3:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 2052.22 ft at 4:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 2052.22 ft at 5:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 2052.2 ft at 6:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 2052.2 ft at 7:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 2052.2 ft at 8:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 2052.2 ft at 9:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 2052.2 ft at 10:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 2052.2 ft at 11:00PM Oct 29, 2014Observed: 2052.2 ft at 12:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 2052.18 ft at 1:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 2052.18 ft at 2:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 2052.17 ft at 3:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 2052.14 ft at 4:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 2052.13 ft at 5:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 2052.1 ft at 6:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 2052.09 ft at 7:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 2052.08 ft at 8:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 2052.07 ft at 9:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 2052.07 ft at 10:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 2052.07 ft at 11:00AM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 2052.07 ft at 12:00PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 2052.09 ft at 1:00PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 2052.07 ft at 2:00PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 2052.07 ft at 3:00PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 2052.06 ft at 4:00PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 2052.07 ft at 5:00PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 2052.05 ft at 6:00PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 2052.04 ft at 7:00PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 2052.03 ft at 8:00PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 2052.03 ft at 9:00PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 2052.03 ft at 10:00PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 2052.01 ft at 11:00PM Oct 30, 2014Observed: 2052.01 ft at 12:00AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 2052.01 ft at 1:00AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 2051.99 ft at 2:00AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 2052 ft at 3:00AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 2051.98 ft at 4:00AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 2051.98 ft at 5:00AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 2051.93 ft at 6:00AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 2051.95 ft at 7:00AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 2051.91 ft at 8:00AM Oct 31, 2014Observed: 2051.9 ft at 9:00AM Oct 31, 2014Highest Forecast: 2051.87 ft 11:00AM Oct 31, 2014Forecast: 2051.84 ft 5:00PM Oct 31, 2014Forecast: 2051.8 ft 11:00PM Oct 31, 2014Forecast: 2051.77 ft 5:00AM Nov 01, 2014Forecast: 2051.74 ft 11:00AM Nov 01, 2014Forecast: 2051.74 ft 5:00PM Nov 01, 2014Forecast: 2051.71 ft 11:00PM Nov 01, 2014Forecast: 2051.67 ft 4:00AM Nov 02, 2014Forecast: 2051.67 ft 10:00AM Nov 02, 2014Forecast: 2051.64 ft 4:00PM Nov 02, 2014Forecast: 2051.64 ft 10:00PM Nov 02, 2014Forecast: 2051.64 ft 4:00AM Nov 03, 2014Forecast: 2051.64 ft 10:00AM Nov 03, 2014Forecast: 2051.64 ft 4:00PM Nov 03, 2014Forecast: 2051.64 ft 10:00PM Nov 03, 2014Forecast: 2051.64 ft 4:00AM Nov 04, 2014Forecast: 2051.64 ft 10:00AM Nov 04, 2014Forecast: 2051.61 ft 4:00PM Nov 04, 2014Forecast: 2051.61 ft 10:00PM Nov 04, 2014Forecast: 2051.61 ft 4:00AM Nov 05, 2014Forecast: 2051.61 ft 10:00AM Nov 05, 2014Forecast: 2051.61 ft 4:00PM Nov 05, 2014Forecast: 2051.61 ft 10:00PM Nov 05, 2014Forecast: 2051.61 ft 4:00AM Nov 06, 2014Forecast: 2051.61 ft 10:00AM Nov 06, 2014Forecast: 2051.61 ft 4:00PM Nov 06, 2014Forecast: 2051.58 ft 10:00PM Nov 06, 2014Forecast: 2051.58 ft 4:00AM Nov 07, 2014USACE--Northwestern DivisionHOPI1(plotting HLIRR) Graph Created (10:01AM Oct 31, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 8:42AM Oct 31)Latest observed value: 2051.9 ft at 9:00 AM PDT 31-Oct-2014. Flood Stage is 2063.5 ft
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Datum: NGVD29
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NOTE: Forecasts for the Lake Pend Oreille at Hope are issued routinely year-round.

Observed and forecasted lake levels, as well as the official flood stage, are in reference to the NGVD29 Datum. The Flood Stage of 2063.5 feet is equivalent to an elevation on the new FEMA FIRMS of 2067.37 feet. To learn more about what this means, please click here.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage:2069
Moderate Flood Stage:2066
Flood Stage:2063.5
Action Stage:2062.6

Historical Crests
(1) 2,075.88 ft on 06/01/1894
(2) 2,071.62 ft on 06/09/1948
(3) 2,068.76 ft on 06/20/1933
(4) 2,067.11 ft on 06/10/1950
(5) 2,065.74 ft on 06/05/1997
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 2,046.27 ft on 02/17/1936

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2071 Extensive flooding is likely. Some flooding in the Sandpoint business district can also be expected. Lake level of 2071 feet is in reference to the NGVD29 datum.
2069 Major flooding of lakeside homes and docks adjacent to the lake is likely. Significant flooding can also be expected along the Pack, Priest, and Clark Fork River valleys near the lake. Lake level of 2069 feet is om reference to the NGVD29 datum.
2065.75 Portions of Lakeview Avenue in Bayview will be flooded.
2065.5 Flooding of some lakeside homes and docks is likely. Lake level of 2065.5 feet is in reference to the NGVD29 datum.
2064 Minor flooding of driveways and low lands in the Pack and Clark Fork River Valleys near the lake. Scenic Bay RV sites and part of parking lot at Scenic Bay Marina in Bayview will be flooded. Most dock ramps around the lake will be underwater. Part of the parking lot behind the Power House in Sandpoint will be flooded. Water will begin to cover part of the sidewalk behind the Edgewater Resort in Sandpoint. Flooding of parking lot and picnic area at Trestle Creek Rec Area. 2064 feet is referenced to NGVD29.
2063.5 Minor flooding of dock ramps, yards, and recreational sites around the lake can be expected. Some erosional damage from wave action is possible along the windward shores. Lake level of 2063.5 feet is in reference to the NGVD29 datum.
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Latitude: 48.276389° N, Longitude: 116.346389° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 2063.5 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 2067.37 Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 Not Available 2063.5 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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