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Monongahela River at Morgantown Lock and Dam Tailwater (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 9.6 ft at 9:00AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 9.6 ft at 10:00AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 9.6 ft at 11:00AM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 9.6 ft at 12:00PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 9.6 ft at 1:00PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 9.6 ft at 1:45PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 9.6 ft at 2:00PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 9.6 ft at 3:00PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 9.6 ft at 4:00PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 9.6 ft at 5:00PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 9.6 ft at 6:00PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 9.6 ft at 7:00PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 9.6 ft at 8:00PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 9.6 ft at 9:00PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 9.6 ft at 10:00PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 9.7 ft at 11:00PM Nov 21, 2014Observed: 9.7 ft at 12:00AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 9.7 ft at 1:00AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 9.7 ft at 2:00AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 9.7 ft at 3:00AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 9.7 ft at 4:00AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 9.7 ft at 5:00AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 9.7 ft at 6:00AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 9.7 ft at 7:00AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 9.7 ft at 8:00AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 9.7 ft at 9:00AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 9.7 ft at 10:00AM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 9.7 ft at 11:00AM Nov 22, 2014Highest Observation: 9.8 ft at 12:00PM Nov 22, 2014Highest Observation: 9.8 ft at 12:20PM Nov 22, 2014Highest Observation: 9.8 ft at 1:00PM Nov 22, 2014Highest Observation: 9.8 ft at 2:00PM Nov 22, 2014Highest Observation: 9.8 ft at 3:00PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 9.7 ft at 4:00PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 9.7 ft at 5:00PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 9.7 ft at 6:00PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 9.7 ft at 7:00PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 9.7 ft at 8:00PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 9.6 ft at 9:00PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 9.6 ft at 10:00PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 9.7 ft at 11:00PM Nov 22, 2014Observed: 9.7 ft at 12:00AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 9.7 ft at 1:00AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 9.6 ft at 2:00AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 9.6 ft at 3:00AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 9.4 ft at 4:00AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 9.4 ft at 5:00AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 9.6 ft at 6:00AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 9.6 ft at 7:00AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 9.6 ft at 8:00AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 9.6 ft at 9:00AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 9.7 ft at 10:00AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 9.7 ft at 11:00AM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 9.7 ft at 12:00PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 9.6 ft at 1:00PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 9.6 ft at 2:00PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 9.6 ft at 3:00PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 9.5 ft at 4:00PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 9.5 ft at 5:00PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 9.5 ft at 6:00PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 9.5 ft at 7:00PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 9.5 ft at 8:00PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 9.5 ft at 9:00PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 9.6 ft at 10:00PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 9.6 ft at 11:00PM Nov 23, 2014Observed: 9.6 ft at 12:00AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 9.6 ft at 1:00AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 9.6 ft at 1:45AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 9.6 ft at 2:00AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 9.6 ft at 3:00AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 9.6 ft at 4:00AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 9.7 ft at 4:40AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 9.7 ft at 5:00AM Nov 24, 2014Observed: 9.7 ft at 6:00AM Nov 24, 2014Highest Observation: 9.8 ft at 6:25AM Nov 24, 2014Highest Observation: 9.8 ft at 7:00AM Nov 24, 2014Forecast: 9.6 ft 1:00PM Nov 24, 2014Forecast: 9.6 ft 7:00PM Nov 24, 2014Highest Forecast: 9.7 ft 1:00AM Nov 25, 2014Highest Forecast: 9.7 ft 7:00AM Nov 25, 2014Highest Forecast: 9.7 ft 1:00PM Nov 25, 2014Highest Forecast: 9.7 ft 7:00PM Nov 25, 2014Forecast: 9.6 ft 1:00AM Nov 26, 2014Forecast: 9.6 ft 7:00AM Nov 26, 2014Forecast: 9.6 ft 1:00PM Nov 26, 2014Forecast: 9.6 ft 7:00PM Nov 26, 2014Forecast: 9.6 ft 1:00AM Nov 27, 2014Forecast: 9.6 ft 7:00AM Nov 27, 2014Forecast: 9.6 ft 1:00PM Nov 27, 2014Forecast: 9.6 ft 7:00PM Nov 27, 2014Forecast: 9.6 ft 1:00AM Nov 28, 2014Forecast: 9.6 ft 7:00AM Nov 28, 2014Forecast: 9.6 ft 1:00PM Nov 28, 2014Forecast: 9.6 ft 7:00PM Nov 28, 2014MORW2(plotting HTIRZ) Graph Created (8:47AM Nov 24, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 8:31PM Nov 23)Latest observed value: 9.8 ft at 7:00 AM EST 24-Nov-2014. Flood Stage is 22 ft
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NOTE: The above river forecast includes future rainfall/snowmelt. Forecast stages may be different if the actual rainfall/snowmelt is different than the forecast rainfall/snowmelt.

NOTE: Forecasts for the Monongahela River at Morgantown Lock and Dam are issued routinely year-round.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 27
Moderate Flood Stage: 26
Flood Stage: 22
Action Stage: 15.9
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 27.70 ft on 11/06/1985
(2) 23.80 ft on 08/18/1980
(3) 23.70 ft on 03/07/1967
(4) 23.70 ft on 02/19/2000
(5) 23.10 ft on 03/05/1963
(6) 21.50 ft on 05/24/1968
(7) 21.20 ft on 01/26/1978
(8) 21.05 ft on 12/14/2007
(9) 20.80 ft on 11/20/2003
(10) 20.50 ft on 06/06/1981
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 19.87 ft on 05/04/2009
(2) 17.74 ft on 06/05/2008
(3) 21.05 ft on 12/14/2007
(4) 20.80 ft on 11/20/2003
(5) 18.05 ft on 02/23/2003
(6) 23.70 ft on 02/19/2000
(7) 19.90 ft on 01/19/1996
(8) 27.70 ft on 11/06/1985
(9) 20.50 ft on 06/06/1981
(10) 23.80 ft on 08/18/1980
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

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Currently none available.
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31 Lock walls overtopped.
25 Navigation suspended, lock out of service. Backwater flooding begins on several small streams in the morgantown area.
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Latitude: 39.620000° N, Longitude: 79.969167° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
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Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 22 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
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(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 788 ft 810 ft  

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