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Allegheny River at West Hickory Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 4.77 ft at 12:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 4.77 ft at 12:30AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 4.77 ft at 1:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 4.77 ft at 1:30AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 4.77 ft at 2:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 4.77 ft at 2:30AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 4.77 ft at 3:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 4.77 ft at 3:30AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 4.77 ft at 4:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 4.77 ft at 4:30AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 4.77 ft at 5:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 4.77 ft at 5:30AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 4.77 ft at 6:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 4.77 ft at 6:30AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 4.77 ft at 7:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 4.77 ft at 7:30AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 4.77 ft at 8:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 4.77 ft at 8:30AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 4.77 ft at 9:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 4.77 ft at 9:30AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 4.77 ft at 10:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 4.77 ft at 10:30AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 4.77 ft at 11:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 4.77 ft at 11:30AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 4.77 ft at 12:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 4.76 ft at 12:30PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 4.77 ft at 1:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 4.76 ft at 1:30PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 4.76 ft at 2:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 4.76 ft at 2:30PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 4.76 ft at 3:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 4.76 ft at 3:30PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 4.76 ft at 4:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 4.76 ft at 4:30PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 4.76 ft at 5:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 4.77 ft at 5:30PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 4.76 ft at 6:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 4.79 ft at 6:30PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 4.82 ft at 7:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 4.88 ft at 7:30PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 4.94 ft at 8:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 4.99 ft at 8:30PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 5.03 ft at 9:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 5.05 ft at 9:30PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 5.06 ft at 10:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 5.06 ft at 10:30PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 5.06 ft at 11:00PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 5.06 ft at 11:30PM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 5.05 ft at 12:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 5.05 ft at 12:30AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 5.05 ft at 1:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 5.05 ft at 1:30AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 5.05 ft at 2:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 5.05 ft at 2:30AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 5.05 ft at 3:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 5.06 ft at 3:30AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 5.08 ft at 4:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 5.1 ft at 4:30AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 5.12 ft at 5:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 5.13 ft at 5:30AM Oct 24, 2014Highest Observation: 5.14 ft at 6:00AM Oct 24, 2014Highest Observation: 5.14 ft at 6:30AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 5.13 ft at 7:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 5.11 ft at 7:30AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 5.1 ft at 8:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 5.08 ft at 8:30AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 5.07 ft at 9:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 5.06 ft at 9:30AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 5.05 ft at 10:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 5.04 ft at 10:30AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 5.03 ft at 11:00AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 5.03 ft at 11:30AM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 5.03 ft at 12:00PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 5.02 ft at 12:30PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 5.02 ft at 1:00PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 5.02 ft at 1:30PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 5.02 ft at 2:00PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 5.02 ft at 2:30PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 5.01 ft at 3:00PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 5.02 ft at 3:30PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 5.02 ft at 4:00PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 5.03 ft at 4:30PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 5.04 ft at 5:00PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 5.06 ft at 5:30PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 5.07 ft at 6:00PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 5.09 ft at 6:30PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 5.1 ft at 7:00PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 5.1 ft at 7:30PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 5.09 ft at 8:00PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 5.08 ft at 8:30PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 5.06 ft at 9:00PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 5.04 ft at 9:30PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 5.03 ft at 10:00PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 5.02 ft at 10:30PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 5.01 ft at 11:00PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 5.01 ft at 11:30PM Oct 24, 2014Observed: 4.99 ft at 12:00AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 5 ft at 12:30AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 4.99 ft at 1:00AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 4.99 ft at 1:30AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 4.99 ft at 2:00AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 4.99 ft at 2:30AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 4.99 ft at 3:00AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 4.99 ft at 3:30AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 5 ft at 4:00AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 5.01 ft at 4:30AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 5.03 ft at 5:00AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 5.04 ft at 5:30AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 5.04 ft at 6:00AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 5.03 ft at 6:30AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 5.02 ft at 7:00AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 5.01 ft at 7:30AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 5 ft at 8:00AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 4.99 ft at 8:30AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 4.99 ft at 9:00AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 4.98 ft at 9:30AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 4.98 ft at 10:00AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 4.98 ft at 10:30AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 4.97 ft at 11:00AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 4.97 ft at 11:30AM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 4.97 ft at 12:00PM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 4.97 ft at 12:30PM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 4.96 ft at 1:00PM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 4.97 ft at 1:30PM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 4.97 ft at 2:00PM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 4.96 ft at 2:30PM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 4.96 ft at 3:00PM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 4.96 ft at 3:30PM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 4.96 ft at 4:00PM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 4.96 ft at 4:30PM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 4.96 ft at 5:00PM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 4.96 ft at 5:30PM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 4.96 ft at 6:00PM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 4.96 ft at 6:30PM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 4.97 ft at 7:00PM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 4.98 ft at 7:30PM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 4.98 ft at 8:00PM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 5 ft at 8:30PM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 5.01 ft at 9:00PM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 5.02 ft at 9:30PM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 5.02 ft at 10:00PM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 5.01 ft at 10:30PM Oct 25, 2014Observed: 5 ft at 11:00PM Oct 25, 2014Highest Forecast: 5 ft 2:00AM Oct 26, 2014Highest Forecast: 5 ft 8:00AM Oct 26, 2014Highest Forecast: 5 ft 2:00PM Oct 26, 2014Highest Forecast: 5 ft 8:00PM Oct 26, 2014Highest Forecast: 5 ft 2:00AM Oct 27, 2014Highest Forecast: 5 ft 8:00AM Oct 27, 2014Highest Forecast: 5 ft 2:00PM Oct 27, 2014Forecast: 4.9 ft 8:00PM Oct 27, 2014Forecast: 4.9 ft 2:00AM Oct 28, 2014Forecast: 4.9 ft 8:00AM Oct 28, 2014Forecast: 4.9 ft 2:00PM Oct 28, 2014Forecast: 4.9 ft 8:00PM Oct 28, 2014Forecast: 4.9 ft 2:00AM Oct 29, 2014Forecast: 4.9 ft 8:00AM Oct 29, 2014Forecast: 4.9 ft 2:00PM Oct 29, 2014Forecast: 4.9 ft 8:00PM Oct 29, 2014Forecast: 4.9 ft 2:00AM Oct 30, 2014Forecast: 4.9 ft 8:00AM Oct 30, 2014Forecast: 4.9 ft 2:00PM Oct 30, 2014Forecast: 4.9 ft 8:00PM Oct 30, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesWHKP1(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (11:33PM Oct 25, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 8:56PM Oct 25)Latest observed value: 5 ft at 11:00 PM EDT 25-Oct-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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