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Allegheny River at West Hickory Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 5.8 ft at 3:30AM Dec 02, 2016Observed: 5.82 ft at 4:00AM Dec 02, 2016Observed: 5.82 ft at 4:30AM Dec 02, 2016Observed: 5.83 ft at 5:00AM Dec 02, 2016Observed: 5.83 ft at 5:30AM Dec 02, 2016Observed: 5.83 ft at 6:00AM Dec 02, 2016Observed: 5.83 ft at 6:30AM Dec 02, 2016Observed: 5.81 ft at 7:00AM Dec 02, 2016Observed: 5.79 ft at 7:30AM Dec 02, 2016Observed: 5.78 ft at 8:00AM Dec 02, 2016Observed: 5.76 ft at 8:30AM Dec 02, 2016Observed: 5.75 ft at 9:00AM Dec 02, 2016Observed: 5.74 ft at 9:30AM Dec 02, 2016Observed: 5.73 ft at 10:00AM Dec 02, 2016Observed: 5.73 ft at 10:30AM Dec 02, 2016Observed: 5.71 ft at 11:00AM Dec 02, 2016Observed: 5.72 ft at 11:30AM Dec 02, 2016Observed: 5.72 ft at 12:00PM Dec 02, 2016Observed: 5.71 ft at 12:30PM Dec 02, 2016Observed: 5.71 ft at 1:00PM Dec 02, 2016Observed: 5.71 ft at 1:30PM Dec 02, 2016Observed: 5.71 ft at 2:00PM Dec 02, 2016Observed: 5.72 ft at 2:30PM Dec 02, 2016Observed: 5.73 ft at 3:00PM Dec 02, 2016Observed: 5.74 ft at 3:30PM Dec 02, 2016Observed: 5.77 ft at 4:00PM Dec 02, 2016Observed: 5.79 ft at 4:30PM Dec 02, 2016Observed: 5.81 ft at 5:00PM Dec 02, 2016Observed: 5.85 ft at 5:30PM Dec 02, 2016Observed: 5.89 ft at 6:00PM Dec 02, 2016Observed: 5.95 ft at 6:30PM Dec 02, 2016Observed: 6.02 ft at 7:00PM Dec 02, 2016Observed: 6.06 ft at 7:30PM Dec 02, 2016Observed: 6.08 ft at 8:00PM Dec 02, 2016Observed: 6.11 ft at 8:30PM Dec 02, 2016Observed: 6.12 ft at 9:00PM Dec 02, 2016Observed: 6.11 ft at 9:30PM Dec 02, 2016Observed: 6.13 ft at 10:00PM Dec 02, 2016Observed: 6.11 ft at 10:30PM Dec 02, 2016Observed: 6.11 ft at 11:00PM Dec 02, 2016Observed: 6.11 ft at 11:30PM Dec 02, 2016Observed: 6.12 ft at 12:00AM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 6.12 ft at 12:30AM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 6.13 ft at 1:00AM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 6.15 ft at 1:30AM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 6.18 ft at 2:00AM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 6.2 ft at 2:30AM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 6.21 ft at 3:00AM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 6.22 ft at 3:30AM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 6.23 ft at 4:00AM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 6.23 ft at 4:30AM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 6.24 ft at 5:00AM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 6.23 ft at 5:30AM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 6.23 ft at 6:00AM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 6.22 ft at 6:30AM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 6.21 ft at 7:00AM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 6.2 ft at 7:30AM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 6.2 ft at 8:00AM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 6.19 ft at 8:30AM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 6.18 ft at 9:00AM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 6.19 ft at 9:30AM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 6.19 ft at 10:00AM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 6.19 ft at 10:30AM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 6.19 ft at 11:00AM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 6.2 ft at 11:30AM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 6.19 ft at 12:00PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 6.2 ft at 12:30PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 6.2 ft at 1:00PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 6.2 ft at 1:30PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 6.21 ft at 2:00PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 6.22 ft at 2:30PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 6.22 ft at 3:00PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 6.22 ft at 3:30PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 6.23 ft at 4:00PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 6.23 ft at 4:30PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 6.23 ft at 5:00PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 6.23 ft at 5:30PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 6.23 ft at 6:00PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 6.24 ft at 6:30PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 6.24 ft at 7:00PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 6.24 ft at 7:30PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 6.24 ft at 8:00PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 6.25 ft at 8:30PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 6.25 ft at 9:00PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 6.26 ft at 9:30PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 6.26 ft at 10:00PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 6.25 ft at 10:30PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 6.26 ft at 11:00PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 6.25 ft at 11:30PM Dec 03, 2016Observed: 6.26 ft at 12:00AM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 6.26 ft at 12:30AM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 6.27 ft at 1:00AM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 6.29 ft at 1:30AM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 6.3 ft at 2:00AM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 6.31 ft at 2:30AM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 6.33 ft at 3:00AM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 6.34 ft at 3:30AM Dec 04, 2016Highest Observation: 6.35 ft at 4:00AM Dec 04, 2016Highest Observation: 6.35 ft at 4:30AM Dec 04, 2016Highest Observation: 6.35 ft at 5:00AM Dec 04, 2016Highest Observation: 6.35 ft at 5:30AM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 6.33 ft at 6:00AM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 6.32 ft at 6:30AM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 6.31 ft at 7:00AM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 6.29 ft at 7:30AM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 6.29 ft at 8:00AM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 6.28 ft at 8:30AM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 6.28 ft at 9:00AM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 6.27 ft at 9:30AM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 6.28 ft at 10:00AM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 6.27 ft at 10:30AM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 6.27 ft at 11:00AM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 6.27 ft at 11:30AM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 6.26 ft at 12:00PM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 6.26 ft at 12:30PM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 6.26 ft at 1:00PM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 6.26 ft at 1:30PM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 6.27 ft at 2:00PM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 6.26 ft at 2:30PM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 6.25 ft at 3:00PM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 6.26 ft at 3:30PM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 6.25 ft at 4:00PM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 6.25 ft at 4:30PM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 6.25 ft at 5:00PM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 6.24 ft at 5:30PM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 6.24 ft at 6:00PM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 6.25 ft at 6:30PM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 6.24 ft at 7:00PM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 6.25 ft at 7:30PM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 6.23 ft at 8:00PM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 6.23 ft at 8:30PM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 6.23 ft at 9:00PM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 6.22 ft at 9:30PM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 6.23 ft at 10:00PM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 6.23 ft at 10:30PM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 6.23 ft at 11:00PM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 6.24 ft at 11:30PM Dec 04, 2016Observed: 6.23 ft at 12:00AM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 6.23 ft at 12:30AM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 6.24 ft at 1:00AM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 6.24 ft at 1:30AM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 6.25 ft at 2:00AM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 6.27 ft at 2:30AM Dec 05, 2016Observed: 6.28 ft at 3:00AM Dec 05, 2016Highest Forecast: 6 ft 7:00AM Dec 05, 2016Highest Forecast: 6 ft 1:00PM Dec 05, 2016Highest Forecast: 6 ft 7:00PM Dec 05, 2016Highest Forecast: 6 ft 1:00AM Dec 06, 2016Highest Forecast: 6 ft 7:00AM Dec 06, 2016Forecast: 5.9 ft 1:00PM Dec 06, 2016Forecast: 5.9 ft 7:00PM Dec 06, 2016Forecast: 5.8 ft 1:00AM Dec 07, 2016Forecast: 5.7 ft 7:00AM Dec 07, 2016Forecast: 5.6 ft 1:00PM Dec 07, 2016Forecast: 5.6 ft 7:00PM Dec 07, 2016Forecast: 5.6 ft 1:00AM Dec 08, 2016Forecast: 5.5 ft 7:00AM Dec 08, 2016Forecast: 5.5 ft 1:00PM Dec 08, 2016Forecast: 5.5 ft 7:00PM Dec 08, 2016Forecast: 5.4 ft 1:00AM Dec 09, 2016Forecast: 5.4 ft 7:00AM Dec 09, 2016USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesWHKP1(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (3:17AM Dec 5, 2016)ObservedForecast (issued 8:52AM Dec 4)Latest observed value: 6.28 ft at 3:00 AM EST 5-Dec-2016. 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: Gauge reading may be affected by ice. Forecast flows are unadjusted for ice.

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
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic 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.

Recent Crests
(1) 10.17 ft on 04/16/1994
(2) 9.67 ft on 04/10/1994
(3) 9.27 ft on 04/03/1994
(4) 9.79 ft on 03/25/1994
(5) 7.42 ft on 02/21/1994
(6) 8.73 ft on 01/11/1994
(7) 12.22 ft on 12/31/1993
(8) 8.53 ft on 11/18/1993
(9) 15.13 ft on 02/08/1965
(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 09/28/1959
(4) 2.44 ft on 08/23/1944
(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
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 14 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 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
Other Not Available Not Available  

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