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Cheat River at Parsons Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Highest Observation: 1.9 ft at 12:30PM Sep 20, 2014Highest Observation: 1.9 ft at 12:45PM Sep 20, 2014Highest Observation: 1.9 ft at 1:00PM Sep 20, 2014Highest Observation: 1.9 ft at 1:15PM Sep 20, 2014Highest Observation: 1.9 ft at 1:30PM Sep 20, 2014Highest Observation: 1.9 ft at 1:45PM Sep 20, 2014Highest Observation: 1.9 ft at 2:00PM Sep 20, 2014Highest Observation: 1.9 ft at 2:15PM Sep 20, 2014Highest Observation: 1.9 ft at 2:30PM Sep 20, 2014Highest Observation: 1.9 ft at 2:45PM Sep 20, 2014Highest Observation: 1.9 ft at 3:00PM Sep 20, 2014Highest Observation: 1.9 ft at 3:15PM Sep 20, 2014Highest Observation: 1.9 ft at 3:30PM Sep 20, 2014Highest Observation: 1.9 ft at 3:45PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 1.89 ft at 4:00PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 1.89 ft at 4:15PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 1.89 ft at 4:30PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 1.89 ft at 4:45PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 1.89 ft at 5:00PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 1.89 ft at 5:15PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 1.89 ft at 5:30PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 5:45PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 6:00PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 6:15PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 6:30PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 6:45PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 7:00PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 7:15PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 7:30PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 7:45PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 8:00PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 8:15PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 8:30PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 8:45PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 9:00PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 9:15PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 9:30PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 9:45PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 10:00PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 10:15PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 10:30PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 10:45PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 11:00PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 11:15PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 11:30PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 11:45PM Sep 20, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 12:00AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 12:15AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 12:30AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 12:45AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 1:00AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 1:15AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 1:30AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 1:45AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 2:00AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 2:15AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 2:30AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 2:45AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 3:00AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 3:15AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 3:30AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 3:45AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 4:00AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 4:15AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 4:30AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 4:45AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 5:00AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 5:15AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 5:30AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 5:45AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 6:00AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 6:15AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 6:30AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 6:45AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 7:00AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 7:15AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 7:30AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 7:45AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 8:00AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 8:15AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 8:30AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 8:45AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 9:00AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 9:15AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 9:30AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 9:45AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 10:00AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 10:15AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 10:30AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 10:45AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 11:00AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 11:15AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 11:30AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 11:45AM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.88 ft at 12:00PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.87 ft at 12:15PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.87 ft at 12:30PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.87 ft at 12:45PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.87 ft at 1:00PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.87 ft at 1:15PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.87 ft at 1:30PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.87 ft at 1:45PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 2:00PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 2:15PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 2:30PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 2:45PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 3:00PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 3:15PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 3:30PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 3:45PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 4:00PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 4:15PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 4:30PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 4:45PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 5:00PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 5:15PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 5:30PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 5:45PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 6:00PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 6:15PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 6:30PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 6:45PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 7:00PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 7:15PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 7:30PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 7:45PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 8:00PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 8:15PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 8:30PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 8:45PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 9:00PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 9:15PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 9:30PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 9:45PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 10:00PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 10:15PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 10:30PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 10:45PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 11:00PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 11:15PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 11:30PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 11:45PM Sep 21, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 12:00AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 12:15AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 12:30AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 12:45AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 1:00AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 1:15AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 1:30AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 1:45AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 2:00AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 2:15AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 2:30AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 2:45AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 3:00AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 3:15AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 3:30AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 3:45AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 4:00AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 4:15AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 4:30AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 4:45AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 5:00AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 5:15AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 5:30AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 5:45AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 6:00AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 6:15AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 6:30AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 6:45AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 7:00AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 7:15AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 7:30AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 7:45AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 8:00AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 8:15AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 8:30AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 8:45AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.87 ft at 9:00AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.87 ft at 9:15AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.87 ft at 9:30AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.87 ft at 9:45AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.87 ft at 10:00AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.87 ft at 10:15AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.87 ft at 10:30AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.87 ft at 10:45AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.87 ft at 11:00AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.87 ft at 11:15AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.87 ft at 11:30AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.87 ft at 11:45AM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.87 ft at 12:00PM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.87 ft at 12:15PM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.87 ft at 12:30PM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.87 ft at 12:45PM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.87 ft at 1:00PM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.87 ft at 1:15PM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.87 ft at 1:30PM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.87 ft at 1:45PM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.87 ft at 2:00PM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.87 ft at 2:15PM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.87 ft at 2:30PM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.87 ft at 2:45PM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 3:00PM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 3:15PM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 3:30PM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 3:45PM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 4:00PM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 4:15PM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.87 ft at 4:30PM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.87 ft at 4:45PM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.87 ft at 5:00PM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.87 ft at 5:15PM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.87 ft at 5:30PM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.87 ft at 5:45PM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.87 ft at 6:00PM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.87 ft at 6:15PM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.87 ft at 6:30PM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.87 ft at 6:45PM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.87 ft at 7:00PM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.87 ft at 7:15PM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.87 ft at 7:30PM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.87 ft at 7:45PM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.87 ft at 8:00PM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.87 ft at 8:15PM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.87 ft at 8:30PM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 8:45PM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 9:00PM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 9:15PM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 9:30PM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 9:45PM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 10:00PM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 10:15PM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 10:30PM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 10:45PM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 11:00PM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 11:15PM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 11:30PM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 11:45PM Sep 22, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 12:00AM Sep 23, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 12:15AM Sep 23, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 12:30AM Sep 23, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 12:45AM Sep 23, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 1:00AM Sep 23, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 1:15AM Sep 23, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 1:30AM Sep 23, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 1:45AM Sep 23, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 2:00AM Sep 23, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 2:15AM Sep 23, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 2:30AM Sep 23, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 2:45AM Sep 23, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 3:00AM Sep 23, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 3:15AM Sep 23, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 3:30AM Sep 23, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 3:45AM Sep 23, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 4:00AM Sep 23, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 4:15AM Sep 23, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 4:30AM Sep 23, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 4:45AM Sep 23, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 5:00AM Sep 23, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 5:15AM Sep 23, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 5:30AM Sep 23, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 5:45AM Sep 23, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 6:00AM Sep 23, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 6:15AM Sep 23, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 6:30AM Sep 23, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 6:45AM Sep 23, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 7:00AM Sep 23, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 7:15AM Sep 23, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 7:30AM Sep 23, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 7:45AM Sep 23, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 8:00AM Sep 23, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 8:15AM Sep 23, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 8:30AM Sep 23, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 8:45AM Sep 23, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 9:00AM Sep 23, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 9:15AM Sep 23, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 9:30AM Sep 23, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 9:45AM Sep 23, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 10:00AM Sep 23, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 10:15AM Sep 23, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 10:30AM Sep 23, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 10:45AM Sep 23, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 11:00AM Sep 23, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 11:15AM Sep 23, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 11:30AM Sep 23, 2014Observed: 1.86 ft at 11:45AM Sep 23, 2014Observed: 1.85 ft at 12:00PM Sep 23, 2014Highest Forecast: 1.85 ft 2:00PM Sep 23, 2014Forecast: 1.8 ft 8:00PM Sep 23, 2014Forecast: 1.8 ft 2:00AM Sep 24, 2014Forecast: 1.8 ft 8:00AM Sep 24, 2014Forecast: 1.8 ft 2:00PM Sep 24, 2014Forecast: 1.8 ft 8:00PM Sep 24, 2014Forecast: 1.8 ft 2:00AM Sep 25, 2014Forecast: 1.8 ft 8:00AM Sep 25, 2014Forecast: 1.8 ft 2:00PM Sep 25, 2014Forecast: 1.8 ft 8:00PM Sep 25, 2014Forecast: 1.8 ft 2:00AM Sep 26, 2014Forecast: 1.8 ft 8:00AM Sep 26, 2014Forecast: 1.8 ft 2:00PM Sep 26, 2014Forecast: 1.8 ft 8:00PM Sep 26, 2014Forecast: 1.8 ft 2:00AM Sep 27, 2014Forecast: 1.8 ft 8:00AM Sep 27, 2014Forecast: 1.8 ft 2:00PM Sep 27, 2014Forecast: 1.8 ft 8:00PM Sep 27, 2014Forecast: 1.8 ft 2:00AM Sep 28, 2014Forecast: 1.8 ft 8:00AM Sep 28, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesPSNW2(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (12:17PM Sep 23, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 10:11AM Sep 23)Latest observed value: 1.85 ft at 12:00 PM EDT 23-Sep-2014. Flood Stage is 16 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 Cheat River at Parsons are issued routinely year-round.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage:20
Moderate Flood Stage:18
Flood Stage:16
Action Stage:12.9

Historical Crests
(1) 24.30 ft on 11/05/1985
(2) 20.50 ft on 07/10/1888
(3) 19.80 ft on 01/19/1996
(4) 19.08 ft on 10/16/1954
(5) 18.97 ft on 02/09/1994
(6) 18.90 ft on 03/12/1917
(7) 17.50 ft on 03/29/1924
(8) 17.20 ft on 02/04/1932
(9) 17.00 ft on 03/13/1918
(10) 16.70 ft on 02/19/2000
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 1.18 ft on 08/12/1930
(2) 1.55 ft on 09/27/2008
(3) 1.60 ft on 01/11/1988

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24.3 WATER LEVELS REACH THE HISTORIC ELECTION DAY FLOOD OF NOVEMBER 5, 1985.
22.5 MOST OF PARSONS EAST OF CHESTNUT STREET AND US ROUTE 219 IS FLOODED. WATER REACHES THE ROAD DECK ON THE US ROUTE 219 AND STATE HIGHWAY 72 BRIDGE ON THE BLACK FORK. WATER TREATMENT PLANT BEGINS TO FLOOD.
21 SEVERAL FEET OF WATER COVERS MANY AREAS IN PARSONS. WATER BEGINS TO AFFECT MAIN STREET AS WELL AS MILL AND VIRGINIA STREETS. WATER REACHES ROAD DECK OF THE US ROUTE 219 AND STATE HIGHWAY 72 BRIDGE ON THE SHAVERS FORK. WATER REACHES THE LOWEST BRIDGE GIRDERS ON THE US ROUTE 219 AND STATE HIGHWAY 72 BRIDGE ON THE BLACK FORK. APPROACHES TO BOTH BRIDGES FLOODED.
20 ROUGHLY HALF OF PARSONS IS FLOODED. NEARLY 4 FEET OF WATER AFFECTS PORTIONS OF WATER STREET...WALNUT STREET...4TH STREET...RIVER AVE AND BUCHANAN STREET. WATER GETS CLOSE TO THE ROAD DECK OF THE US ROUTE 219 AND STATE HIGHWAY 72 BRIDGE ON THE SHAVERS FORK. PARSONS NURSERY FLOODED.
19.8 WATER LEVELS REACH THE FLOOD LEVELS OF THE FLOOD OF JANUARY 19, 1996.
19 NEARLY 3 FEET OF WATER COVERS SECTIONS OF THE LOWER END OF 4TH STREET. WIDESPREAD FLOODING OCCURS IN THE LOW SECTIONS OF PARSONS EAST OF WALNUT STREET AND EAST OF MAIN STREET/US ROUTE 219 IN THE SOUTHERN PART OF PARSONS. FLOODING ALSO OCCURS ALONG PENNSYLVANIA AVE. WATER REACHES THE LOWEST BRIDGE GIRDERS ON THE US ROUTE 219 AND STATE HIGHWAY 72 BRIDGE ON THE SHAVERS FORK AND THE APPROACH TO BRIDGE FLOODED. PARSONS NURSERY BEGINS TO FLOOD.
18.97 WATER LEVELS REACH THE FLOOD LEVELS OF THE FLOOD OF FEBRUARY 9, 1994.
18 WATER BEGINS TO FLOOD LOW LYING SECTIONS OF PARSONS ALONG WALNUT...2ND...3RD AND WATER STREETS AND IN THE SOUTH END OF PARSONS...POPLAR AND MISSOURI STREETS. FLOODING ALSO OCCURS ALONG AREAS NEAR RIVER AVE...CURRANCE STREET AND AROUND THE PARSONS NURSERY.
17 FLOODING AFFECTS PORTIONS OF WATER STREET...WALNUT STREET...4TH STREET...RIVER AVE AND BUCHANAN STREET.
16.7 WATER LEVELS REACH THE FLOOD LEVELS OF THE FLOOD OF FEBRUARY 19, 2000.
16 WATER FLOODS AREAS OF 4TH STREET...WATER STREET AND CENTRAL AVE.
15 WATER COVERS MUCH OF PARSONS CITY PARK CLOSEST TO SHAVERS FORK AND BACK YARDS OF HOMES ON LOWER END OF 4TH STREET.
12.9 WATER AFFECTS THE LOW END OF PARSONS CITY PARK CLOSEST TO THE SHAVERS FORK.
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(1) River gage at Parsons, WV on the Cheat River.
(2) View of Cheat river upstream from gage at Parsons, WV.
(3) View of Cheat river downstream from gage at Parsons, WV.
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Latitude: 39.122778° N, Longitude: 79.681389° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
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Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 16 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
Elevation
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Elevation information source
NAVD88 Not Available Not Available Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 1589.66 ft 1605.66 ft Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
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