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Allegheny River at West Hickory Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Highest Observation: 4.46 ft at 9:30PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 4.43 ft at 10:00PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 10:30PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 4.38 ft at 11:00PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 4.36 ft at 11:30PM Sep 13, 2014Observed: 4.34 ft at 12:00AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 4.33 ft at 12:30AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 4.32 ft at 1:00AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 4.31 ft at 1:30AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 4.3 ft at 2:00AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 4.3 ft at 2:30AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 4.3 ft at 3:00AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 4.29 ft at 3:30AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 4.29 ft at 4:00AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 4.29 ft at 4:30AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 4.28 ft at 5:00AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 4.28 ft at 5:30AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 4.28 ft at 6:00AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 4.28 ft at 6:30AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 4.27 ft at 7:00AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 4.27 ft at 7:30AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 4.27 ft at 8:00AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 4.27 ft at 8:30AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 4.26 ft at 9:00AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 4.26 ft at 9:30AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 4.26 ft at 10:00AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 4.26 ft at 10:30AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 4.25 ft at 11:00AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 4.25 ft at 11:30AM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 4.25 ft at 12:00PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 4.25 ft at 12:30PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 4.25 ft at 1:00PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 4.24 ft at 1:30PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 4.25 ft at 2:00PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 4.24 ft at 2:30PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 4.24 ft at 3:00PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 4.24 ft at 3:30PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 4:00PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 4:30PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 5:00PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 5:30PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 6:00PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 6:30PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 4.22 ft at 7:00PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 4.22 ft at 7:30PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 4.22 ft at 8:00PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 4.21 ft at 8:30PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 4.2 ft at 9:00PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 4.19 ft at 9:30PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 4.17 ft at 10:00PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 4.15 ft at 10:30PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 4.12 ft at 11:00PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 4.1 ft at 11:30PM Sep 14, 2014Observed: 4.08 ft at 12:00AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 4.05 ft at 12:30AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 4.04 ft at 1:00AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 4.02 ft at 1:30AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 4 ft at 2:00AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 3.99 ft at 2:30AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 3.98 ft at 3:00AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 3.97 ft at 3:30AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 3.96 ft at 4:00AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 3.96 ft at 4:30AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 3.95 ft at 5:00AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 3.95 ft at 5:30AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 3.94 ft at 6:00AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 3.94 ft at 6:30AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 3.94 ft at 7:00AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 3.94 ft at 7:30AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 3.94 ft at 8:00AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 3.93 ft at 8:30AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 3.93 ft at 9:00AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 3.93 ft at 9:30AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 3.93 ft at 10:00AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 3.93 ft at 10:30AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 3.93 ft at 11:00AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 3.93 ft at 11:30AM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 3.93 ft at 12:00PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 3.92 ft at 12:30PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 3.92 ft at 1:00PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 3.92 ft at 1:30PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 3.92 ft at 2:00PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 3.92 ft at 2:30PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 3.91 ft at 3:00PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 3.91 ft at 3:30PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 3.91 ft at 4:00PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 3.9 ft at 4:30PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 3.9 ft at 5:00PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 3.9 ft at 5:30PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 3.9 ft at 6:00PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 3.89 ft at 6:30PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 3.89 ft at 7:00PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 3.89 ft at 7:30PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 3.88 ft at 8:00PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 3.88 ft at 8:30PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 3.88 ft at 9:00PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 3.88 ft at 9:30PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 3.87 ft at 10:00PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 3.87 ft at 10:30PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 3.87 ft at 11:00PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 3.87 ft at 11:30PM Sep 15, 2014Observed: 3.87 ft at 12:00AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 3.87 ft at 12:30AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 3.87 ft at 1:00AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 3.87 ft at 1:30AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 3.87 ft at 2:00AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 3.87 ft at 2:30AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 3.87 ft at 3:00AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 3.86 ft at 3:30AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 3.86 ft at 4:00AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 3.86 ft at 4:30AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 3.86 ft at 5:00AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 3.86 ft at 5:30AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 3.86 ft at 6:00AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 3.86 ft at 6:30AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 3.87 ft at 7:00AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 3.87 ft at 7:30AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 3.87 ft at 8:00AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 3.87 ft at 8:30AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 3.88 ft at 9:00AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 3.88 ft at 9:30AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 3.88 ft at 10:00AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 3.88 ft at 10:30AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 3.89 ft at 11:00AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 3.89 ft at 11:30AM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 3.9 ft at 12:00PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 3.91 ft at 12:30PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 3.91 ft at 1:00PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 3.93 ft at 3:30PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 3.93 ft at 4:00PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 3.93 ft at 4:30PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 3.93 ft at 5:00PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 3.93 ft at 5:30PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 3.92 ft at 6:00PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 3.93 ft at 6:30PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 3.93 ft at 7:00PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 3.93 ft at 7:30PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 3.93 ft at 8:00PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 3.93 ft at 8:30PM Sep 16, 2014Observed: 3.93 ft at 9:00PM Sep 16, 2014Forecast: 3.8 ft 2:00AM Sep 17, 2014Forecast: 3.8 ft 8:00AM Sep 17, 2014Forecast: 3.8 ft 2:00PM Sep 17, 2014Forecast: 3.8 ft 8:00PM Sep 17, 2014Forecast: 3.8 ft 2:00AM Sep 18, 2014Forecast: 3.8 ft 8:00AM Sep 18, 2014Forecast: 3.8 ft 2:00PM Sep 18, 2014Forecast: 3.8 ft 8:00PM Sep 18, 2014Highest Forecast: 4 ft 2:00AM Sep 19, 2014Highest Forecast: 4 ft 8:00AM Sep 19, 2014Highest Forecast: 4 ft 2:00PM Sep 19, 2014Highest Forecast: 4 ft 8:00PM Sep 19, 2014Highest Forecast: 4 ft 2:00AM Sep 20, 2014Highest Forecast: 4 ft 8:00AM Sep 20, 2014Highest Forecast: 4 ft 2:00PM Sep 20, 2014Highest Forecast: 4 ft 8:00PM Sep 20, 2014Highest Forecast: 4 ft 2:00AM Sep 21, 2014Highest Forecast: 4 ft 8:00AM Sep 21, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesWHKP1(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (9:18PM Sep 16, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 9:53AM Sep 16)Latest observed value: 3.93 ft at 9:00 PM EDT 16-Sep-2014. Flood Stage is 14 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 Allegheny River at West Hickory are issued routinely year-round.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage:17
Moderate Flood Stage:16
Flood Stage:14
Action Stage:10.7

Historical Crests
(1) 17.83 ft on 01/25/1964
(2) 17.76 ft on 02/23/1945
(3) 17.20 ft on 03/08/1956
(4) 16.22 ft on 04/06/1947
(5) 16.18 ft on 03/22/1948
(6) 15.85 ft on 01/22/1959
(7) 15.28 ft on 01/06/1946
(8) 15.13 ft on 02/08/1965
(9) 14.76 ft on 12/20/1942
(10) 14.23 ft on 03/06/1964
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 2.37 ft on 10/18/1963
(2) 2.40 ft on 07/27/1966
(3) 2.44 ft on 08/23/1944
(4) 2.44 ft on 09/28/1959
(5) 2.47 ft on 09/20/1946
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23 WATER FLOODS INTERSECTION OF ROUTE 62 AND ROUTE 127
17 WATER REACHES ROUTE 62 ABOUT 0.50 OF A MILE UPSTREAM OF THE WEST HICKORY BRIDGE
16 WATER IS AT FLOOR LEVEL OF GENERAL STORE IN EAST HICKORY ABOUT 0.75 OF A MILE UPSTREAM OF THE WEST HICKORY BRIDGE
14 WATER ENTERS BASEMENTS OF SOME HOMES IN EAST HICKORY 0.75 OF A MILE UPSTREAM FROM WEST HICKORY BRIDGE
12 WATER REACHES TOP OF LEFT BANK ABOUT 500 FEET UPSTREAM AND 800 FEET DOWNSTREAM OF WEST HICKORY BRIDGE
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Latitude: 41.570833° N, Longitude: 79.408056° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
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Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 14 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
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NAVD88 Not Available Not Available Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 1059.9 ft 1073.9 ft Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
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