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Little Kanawha River at Grantsville Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 7.56 ft at 4:30AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 7.54 ft at 4:45AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 7.52 ft at 5:00AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 7.51 ft at 5:15AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 7.51 ft at 5:30AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 7.51 ft at 5:45AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 7.51 ft at 6:00AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 7.52 ft at 6:15AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 7.52 ft at 6:30AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 7.51 ft at 6:45AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 7.52 ft at 7:00AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 7.53 ft at 7:15AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 7.54 ft at 7:30AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 7.55 ft at 7:45AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 7.55 ft at 8:00AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 7.57 ft at 8:15AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 7.57 ft at 8:30AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 7.58 ft at 8:45AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 7.58 ft at 9:00AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 7.6 ft at 9:15AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 7.6 ft at 9:30AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 7.61 ft at 9:45AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 7.61 ft at 10:00AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 7.62 ft at 10:15AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 7.63 ft at 10:30AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 7.61 ft at 10:45AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 7.63 ft at 11:00AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 7.62 ft at 11:15AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 7.62 ft at 11:30AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 7.62 ft at 11:45AM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 7.62 ft at 12:00PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 7.61 ft at 12:15PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 7.61 ft at 12:30PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 7.6 ft at 12:45PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 7.6 ft at 1:00PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 7.59 ft at 1:15PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 7.58 ft at 1:30PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 7.58 ft at 1:45PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 7.57 ft at 2:00PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 7.56 ft at 2:15PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 7.55 ft at 2:30PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 7.55 ft at 2:45PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 7.54 ft at 3:00PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 7.53 ft at 3:15PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 7.53 ft at 3:30PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 7.51 ft at 3:45PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 7.51 ft at 4:00PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 7.5 ft at 4:15PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 7.5 ft at 4:30PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 7.49 ft at 4:45PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 7.48 ft at 5:00PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 7.48 ft at 5:15PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 7.47 ft at 5:30PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 7.46 ft at 5:45PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 7.46 ft at 6:00PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 7.45 ft at 6:15PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 7.46 ft at 6:30PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 7.44 ft at 6:45PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 7.44 ft at 7:00PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 7.44 ft at 7:15PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 7.44 ft at 7:30PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 7.43 ft at 7:45PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 7.43 ft at 8:00PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 7.44 ft at 8:15PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 7.44 ft at 8:30PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 7.43 ft at 8:45PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 7.44 ft at 9:00PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 7.44 ft at 9:15PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 7.44 ft at 9:30PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 7.45 ft at 9:45PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 7.45 ft at 10:00PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 7.46 ft at 10:15PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 7.46 ft at 10:30PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 7.48 ft at 10:45PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 7.49 ft at 11:00PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 7.5 ft at 11:15PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 7.52 ft at 11:30PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 7.53 ft at 11:45PM Jul 25, 2014Observed: 7.55 ft at 12:00AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 7.56 ft at 12:15AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 7.57 ft at 12:30AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 7.59 ft at 12:45AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 7.6 ft at 1:00AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 7.61 ft at 1:15AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 7.63 ft at 1:30AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 7.62 ft at 1:45AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 7.65 ft at 2:00AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 7.66 ft at 2:15AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 7.67 ft at 2:30AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 7.67 ft at 2:45AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 7.69 ft at 3:00AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 7.7 ft at 3:15AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 7.71 ft at 3:30AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 7.72 ft at 3:45AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 7.73 ft at 4:00AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 7.73 ft at 4:15AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 7.74 ft at 4:30AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 7.74 ft at 4:45AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 7.74 ft at 5:00AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 7.74 ft at 5:15AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 7.74 ft at 5:30AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 7.74 ft at 5:45AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 7.74 ft at 6:00AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 7.74 ft at 6:15AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 7.74 ft at 6:30AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 7.74 ft at 6:45AM Jul 26, 2014Highest Observation: 7.75 ft at 7:00AM Jul 26, 2014Highest Observation: 7.75 ft at 7:15AM Jul 26, 2014Highest Observation: 7.75 ft at 7:30AM Jul 26, 2014Highest Observation: 7.75 ft at 7:45AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 7.74 ft at 8:00AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 7.73 ft at 8:15AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 7.74 ft at 8:30AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 7.73 ft at 8:45AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 7.74 ft at 9:00AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 7.73 ft at 9:15AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 7.74 ft at 9:30AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 7.72 ft at 9:45AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 7.72 ft at 10:00AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 7.72 ft at 10:15AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 7.71 ft at 10:30AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 7.71 ft at 10:45AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 7.7 ft at 11:00AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 7.7 ft at 11:15AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 7.7 ft at 11:30AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 7.71 ft at 11:45AM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 7.7 ft at 12:00PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 7.68 ft at 12:15PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 7.69 ft at 12:30PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 7.68 ft at 12:45PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 7.68 ft at 1:00PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 7.68 ft at 1:15PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 7.68 ft at 1:30PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 7.66 ft at 1:45PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 7.66 ft at 2:00PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 7.66 ft at 2:15PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 7.66 ft at 2:30PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 7.65 ft at 2:45PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 7.65 ft at 3:00PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 7.65 ft at 3:15PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 7.64 ft at 3:30PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 7.64 ft at 3:45PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 7.63 ft at 4:00PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 7.63 ft at 4:15PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 7.62 ft at 4:30PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 7.62 ft at 4:45PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 7.62 ft at 5:00PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 7.61 ft at 5:15PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 7.6 ft at 5:30PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 7.59 ft at 5:45PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 7.59 ft at 6:00PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 7.59 ft at 6:15PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 7.58 ft at 6:30PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 7.57 ft at 6:45PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 7.56 ft at 7:00PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 7.56 ft at 7:15PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 7.55 ft at 7:30PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 7.55 ft at 7:45PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 7.54 ft at 8:00PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 7.53 ft at 8:15PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 7.53 ft at 8:30PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 7.52 ft at 8:45PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 7.51 ft at 9:00PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 7.51 ft at 9:15PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 7.5 ft at 9:30PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 7.49 ft at 9:45PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 7.49 ft at 10:00PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 7.47 ft at 10:15PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 7.47 ft at 10:30PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 7.45 ft at 10:45PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 7.46 ft at 11:00PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 7.45 ft at 11:15PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 7.44 ft at 11:30PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 7.43 ft at 11:45PM Jul 26, 2014Observed: 7.43 ft at 12:00AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 7.41 ft at 12:15AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 7.4 ft at 12:30AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 7.4 ft at 12:45AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 7.39 ft at 1:00AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 7.38 ft at 1:15AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 7.39 ft at 1:30AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 7.37 ft at 1:45AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 7.37 ft at 2:00AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 7.36 ft at 2:15AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 7.35 ft at 2:30AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 7.34 ft at 2:45AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 7.33 ft at 3:00AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 7.32 ft at 3:15AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 7.31 ft at 3:30AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 7.3 ft at 3:45AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 7.3 ft at 4:00AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 7.29 ft at 4:15AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 7.28 ft at 4:30AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 7.27 ft at 4:45AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 7.27 ft at 5:00AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 7.27 ft at 5:15AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 7.25 ft at 5:30AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 7.24 ft at 5:45AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 7.24 ft at 6:00AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 7.23 ft at 6:15AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 7.23 ft at 6:30AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 7.22 ft at 6:45AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 7.21 ft at 7:00AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 7.2 ft at 7:15AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 7.19 ft at 7:30AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 7.2 ft at 7:45AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 7.18 ft at 8:00AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 7.18 ft at 8:15AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 7.17 ft at 8:30AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 7.16 ft at 8:45AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 7.16 ft at 9:00AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 7.15 ft at 9:15AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 7.15 ft at 9:30AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 7.14 ft at 9:45AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 7.13 ft at 10:00AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 7.13 ft at 10:15AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 7.12 ft at 10:30AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 7.12 ft at 10:45AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 7.11 ft at 11:00AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 7.11 ft at 11:15AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 7.1 ft at 11:30AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 7.1 ft at 11:45AM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 7.08 ft at 12:00PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 7.09 ft at 12:15PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 7.08 ft at 12:30PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 7.08 ft at 12:45PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 7.08 ft at 1:00PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 7.07 ft at 1:15PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 7.07 ft at 1:30PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 7.06 ft at 1:45PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 7.06 ft at 2:00PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 7.06 ft at 2:15PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 7.06 ft at 2:30PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 7.06 ft at 2:45PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 7.05 ft at 3:00PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 7.05 ft at 3:15PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 7.04 ft at 3:30PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 7.04 ft at 3:45PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 7.04 ft at 4:00PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 7.04 ft at 4:15PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 7.03 ft at 4:30PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 7.03 ft at 4:45PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 7.03 ft at 5:00PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 7.03 ft at 5:15PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 7.02 ft at 5:30PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 7.02 ft at 5:45PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 7.02 ft at 6:00PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 7.01 ft at 6:15PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 7.01 ft at 6:30PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 7.01 ft at 6:45PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 7.01 ft at 7:00PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 7.01 ft at 7:15PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 7.01 ft at 7:30PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 7.01 ft at 7:45PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 7.01 ft at 8:00PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 7 ft at 8:15PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 7.01 ft at 8:30PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 7.01 ft at 8:45PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 7 ft at 9:00PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 7.01 ft at 9:15PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 7 ft at 9:30PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 7 ft at 9:45PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 7 ft at 10:00PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 7.01 ft at 10:15PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 7.01 ft at 10:30PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 7.01 ft at 10:45PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 7.01 ft at 11:00PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 7.02 ft at 11:15PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 7.02 ft at 11:30PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 7.03 ft at 11:45PM Jul 27, 2014Observed: 7.03 ft at 12:00AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 7.04 ft at 12:15AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 7.04 ft at 12:30AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 7.05 ft at 12:45AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 7.06 ft at 1:00AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 7.07 ft at 1:15AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 7.07 ft at 1:30AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 7.08 ft at 1:45AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 7.09 ft at 2:00AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 7.11 ft at 2:15AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 7.11 ft at 2:30AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 7.12 ft at 2:45AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 7.13 ft at 3:00AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 7.14 ft at 3:15AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 7.16 ft at 3:30AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 7.17 ft at 3:45AM Jul 28, 2014Observed: 7.18 ft at 4:00AM Jul 28, 2014Forecast: 9.2 ft 8:00AM Jul 28, 2014Forecast: 10.5 ft 2:00PM Jul 28, 2014Highest Forecast: 11 ft 8:00PM Jul 28, 2014Forecast: 10.7 ft 2:00AM Jul 29, 2014Forecast: 10.3 ft 8:00AM Jul 29, 2014Forecast: 9.8 ft 2:00PM Jul 29, 2014Forecast: 9.4 ft 8:00PM Jul 29, 2014Forecast: 8.9 ft 2:00AM Jul 30, 2014Forecast: 8.6 ft 8:00AM Jul 30, 2014Forecast: 8.5 ft 2:00PM Jul 30, 2014Forecast: 8.4 ft 8:00PM Jul 30, 2014Forecast: 8.3 ft 2:00AM Jul 31, 2014USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesGRTW2(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (4:18AM Jul 28, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 10:25AM Jul 27)Latest observed value: 7.18 ft at 4:00 AM EDT 28-Jul-2014. Flood Stage is 36 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts for the Little Kanawha River at Grantsville are issued routinely year-round.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage:40
Moderate Flood Stage:38
Flood Stage:36
Action Stage:34

Historical Crests
(1) 43.90 ft on 03/07/1967
(2) 43.10 ft on 04/17/1939
(3) 42.87 ft on 11/05/1985
(4) 40.34 ft on 03/02/1997
(5) 39.50 ft on 12/15/1949
(6) 39.50 ft on 12/15/1948
(7) 39.47 ft on 02/02/1951
(8) 39.42 ft on 11/20/2003
(9) 38.76 ft on 01/26/1978
(10) 38.73 ft on 02/19/2000
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 0.00 ft on 09/10/1930
(2) 1.56 ft on 10/12/1947
(3) 2.00 ft on 10/24/1952
(4) 2.02 ft on 10/13/1950
(5) 2.15 ft on 10/05/1956
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40 HOMES AND BUSINESSES ALONG NORTH RIVER STREET AND MAIN STREET START TO FLOOD. LOW SPOTS ALONG ROUTE 5 START TO FLOOD.
38 HOMES, BUSINESSES, BALL FIELDS, CITY POOL AND TENNIS COURTS ALONG SOUTH RIVER STREET ARE FLOODED. HOMES AND BUSINESSES ALONG NORTH RIVER STREET NEAR THE ROUTE 5 AND NORTH RIVER STREET INTERSECTION ARE FLOODED.
36 HOMES, BUSINESSES, BALL FIELDS, CITY POOL AND TENNIS COURTS ALONG SOUTH RIVER STREET START TO FLOOD. HOMES AND BUSINESSES ALONG NORTH RIVER STREET NEAR THE ROUTE 5 AND NORTH RIVER STREET INTERSECTION START TO FLOOD.
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(1) Arieal View
(2) Impact North River Street near intersection of Route 5.
(3) Impact South River Street
(4) Impact South River Street Pool and Tennis Courts
(5) Impact North River Street and Main Street
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Latitude: 38.921667° N, Longitude: 81.097778° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD27

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 36 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 Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
Other 652.83 ft 688.83 ft NGVD 1912

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