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Little Kanawha River at Grantsville Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 6.26 ft at 5:30PM Aug 31, 2015Observed: 6.26 ft at 5:45PM Aug 31, 2015Observed: 6.26 ft at 6:00PM Aug 31, 2015Observed: 6.26 ft at 6:15PM Aug 31, 2015Observed: 6.26 ft at 6:30PM Aug 31, 2015Observed: 6.26 ft at 6:45PM Aug 31, 2015Observed: 6.26 ft at 7:00PM Aug 31, 2015Observed: 6.26 ft at 7:15PM Aug 31, 2015Observed: 6.26 ft at 7:30PM Aug 31, 2015Observed: 6.26 ft at 7:45PM Aug 31, 2015Observed: 6.26 ft at 8:00PM Aug 31, 2015Observed: 6.26 ft at 8:15PM Aug 31, 2015Observed: 6.26 ft at 8:30PM Aug 31, 2015Observed: 6.26 ft at 8:45PM Aug 31, 2015Observed: 6.26 ft at 9:00PM Aug 31, 2015Observed: 6.26 ft at 9:15PM Aug 31, 2015Observed: 6.26 ft at 9:30PM Aug 31, 2015Observed: 6.26 ft at 9:45PM Aug 31, 2015Observed: 6.26 ft at 10:00PM Aug 31, 2015Observed: 6.26 ft at 10:15PM Aug 31, 2015Observed: 6.26 ft at 10:30PM Aug 31, 2015Observed: 6.26 ft at 10:45PM Aug 31, 2015Observed: 6.26 ft at 11:00PM Aug 31, 2015Observed: 6.26 ft at 11:15PM Aug 31, 2015Observed: 6.26 ft at 11:30PM Aug 31, 2015Observed: 6.26 ft at 11:45PM Aug 31, 2015Observed: 6.26 ft at 12:00AM Sep 01, 2015Observed: 6.26 ft at 12:15AM Sep 01, 2015Observed: 6.26 ft at 12:30AM Sep 01, 2015Observed: 6.26 ft at 12:45AM Sep 01, 2015Observed: 6.26 ft at 1:00AM Sep 01, 2015Observed: 6.26 ft at 1:15AM Sep 01, 2015Observed: 6.25 ft at 1:30AM Sep 01, 2015Observed: 6.26 ft at 1:45AM Sep 01, 2015Observed: 6.26 ft at 2:00AM Sep 01, 2015Observed: 6.25 ft at 2:15AM Sep 01, 2015Observed: 6.25 ft at 2:30AM Sep 01, 2015Observed: 6.25 ft at 2:45AM Sep 01, 2015Observed: 6.25 ft at 3:00AM Sep 01, 2015Observed: 6.25 ft at 3:15AM Sep 01, 2015Observed: 6.25 ft at 3:30AM Sep 01, 2015Observed: 6.25 ft at 3:45AM Sep 01, 2015Observed: 6.25 ft at 4:00AM Sep 01, 2015Observed: 6.25 ft at 4:15AM Sep 01, 2015Observed: 6.25 ft at 4:30AM Sep 01, 2015Observed: 6.25 ft at 4:45AM Sep 01, 2015Observed: 6.26 ft at 5:00AM Sep 01, 2015Observed: 6.25 ft at 5:15AM Sep 01, 2015Observed: 6.25 ft at 5:30AM Sep 01, 2015Observed: 6.25 ft at 5:45AM Sep 01, 2015Observed: 6.25 ft at 6:00AM Sep 01, 2015Observed: 6.25 ft at 6:15AM Sep 01, 2015Observed: 6.25 ft at 6:30AM Sep 01, 2015Observed: 6.25 ft at 6:45AM Sep 01, 2015Observed: 6.25 ft at 7:00AM Sep 01, 2015Observed: 6.25 ft at 7:15AM Sep 01, 2015Observed: 6.25 ft at 7:30AM Sep 01, 2015Observed: 6.24 ft at 7:45AM Sep 01, 2015Observed: 6.24 ft at 8:00AM Sep 01, 2015Observed: 6.24 ft at 8:15AM Sep 01, 2015Observed: 6.24 ft at 8:30AM Sep 01, 2015Observed: 6.24 ft at 8:45AM Sep 01, 2015Observed: 6.24 ft at 9:00AM Sep 01, 2015Observed: 6.24 ft at 9:15AM Sep 01, 2015Observed: 6.24 ft at 9:30AM Sep 01, 2015Observed: 6.24 ft at 9:45AM Sep 01, 2015Observed: 6.24 ft at 10:00AM Sep 01, 2015Observed: 6.24 ft at 10:15AM Sep 01, 2015Observed: 6.24 ft at 10:30AM Sep 01, 2015Observed: 6.24 ft at 10:45AM Sep 01, 2015Observed: 6.24 ft at 11:00AM Sep 01, 2015Observed: 6.24 ft at 11:15AM Sep 01, 2015Observed: 6.24 ft at 11:30AM Sep 01, 2015Observed: 6.24 ft at 11:45AM Sep 01, 2015Observed: 6.23 ft at 12:00PM Sep 01, 2015Observed: 6.23 ft at 12:15PM Sep 01, 2015Observed: 6.23 ft at 12:30PM Sep 01, 2015Observed: 6.23 ft at 12:45PM Sep 01, 2015Observed: 6.23 ft at 1:00PM Sep 01, 2015Observed: 6.23 ft at 1:15PM Sep 01, 2015Observed: 6.23 ft at 1:30PM Sep 01, 2015Observed: 6.23 ft at 1:45PM Sep 01, 2015Observed: 6.23 ft at 2:00PM Sep 01, 2015Observed: 6.23 ft at 2:15PM Sep 01, 2015Observed: 6.23 ft at 2:30PM Sep 01, 2015Observed: 6.23 ft at 2:45PM Sep 01, 2015Observed: 6.23 ft at 3:00PM Sep 01, 2015Observed: 6.23 ft at 3:15PM Sep 01, 2015Observed: 6.23 ft at 3:30PM Sep 01, 2015Observed: 6.23 ft at 3:45PM Sep 01, 2015Observed: 6.23 ft at 4:00PM Sep 01, 2015Observed: 6.23 ft at 4:15PM Sep 01, 2015Observed: 6.23 ft at 4:30PM Sep 01, 2015Observed: 6.23 ft at 4:45PM Sep 01, 2015Observed: 6.23 ft at 5:00PM Sep 01, 2015Observed: 6.24 ft at 5:15PM Sep 01, 2015Observed: 6.24 ft at 5:30PM Sep 01, 2015Observed: 6.24 ft at 5:45PM Sep 01, 2015Observed: 6.24 ft at 6:00PM Sep 01, 2015Observed: 6.24 ft at 6:15PM Sep 01, 2015Observed: 6.24 ft at 6:30PM Sep 01, 2015Observed: 6.24 ft at 6:45PM Sep 01, 2015Observed: 6.24 ft at 7:00PM Sep 01, 2015Observed: 6.24 ft at 7:15PM Sep 01, 2015Observed: 6.24 ft at 7:30PM Sep 01, 2015Observed: 6.24 ft at 7:45PM Sep 01, 2015Observed: 6.24 ft at 8:00PM Sep 01, 2015Observed: 6.24 ft at 8:15PM Sep 01, 2015Observed: 6.24 ft at 8:30PM Sep 01, 2015Observed: 6.24 ft at 8:45PM Sep 01, 2015Observed: 6.24 ft at 9:00PM Sep 01, 2015Observed: 6.24 ft at 9:15PM Sep 01, 2015Observed: 6.24 ft at 9:30PM Sep 01, 2015Observed: 6.24 ft at 9:45PM Sep 01, 2015Observed: 6.24 ft at 10:00PM Sep 01, 2015Observed: 6.24 ft at 10:15PM Sep 01, 2015Observed: 6.24 ft at 10:30PM Sep 01, 2015Observed: 6.24 ft at 10:45PM Sep 01, 2015Observed: 6.24 ft at 11:00PM Sep 01, 2015Observed: 6.24 ft at 11:15PM Sep 01, 2015Observed: 6.24 ft at 11:30PM Sep 01, 2015Observed: 6.24 ft at 11:45PM Sep 01, 2015Observed: 6.24 ft at 12:00AM Sep 02, 2015Observed: 6.24 ft at 12:15AM Sep 02, 2015Observed: 6.24 ft at 12:30AM Sep 02, 2015Observed: 6.24 ft at 12:45AM Sep 02, 2015Observed: 6.24 ft at 1:00AM Sep 02, 2015Observed: 6.24 ft at 1:15AM Sep 02, 2015Observed: 6.24 ft at 1:30AM Sep 02, 2015Observed: 6.24 ft at 1:45AM Sep 02, 2015Observed: 6.24 ft at 2:00AM Sep 02, 2015Observed: 6.24 ft at 2:15AM Sep 02, 2015Observed: 6.24 ft at 2:30AM Sep 02, 2015Observed: 6.24 ft at 2:45AM Sep 02, 2015Observed: 6.24 ft at 3:00AM Sep 02, 2015Observed: 6.25 ft at 3:15AM Sep 02, 2015Observed: 6.24 ft at 3:30AM Sep 02, 2015Observed: 6.24 ft at 3:45AM Sep 02, 2015Observed: 6.24 ft at 4:00AM Sep 02, 2015Observed: 6.24 ft at 4:15AM Sep 02, 2015Observed: 6.24 ft at 4:30AM Sep 02, 2015Observed: 6.24 ft at 4:45AM Sep 02, 2015Observed: 6.23 ft at 5:00AM Sep 02, 2015Observed: 6.24 ft at 5:15AM Sep 02, 2015Observed: 6.24 ft at 5:30AM Sep 02, 2015Observed: 6.24 ft at 5:45AM Sep 02, 2015Observed: 6.24 ft at 6:00AM Sep 02, 2015Observed: 6.24 ft at 6:15AM Sep 02, 2015Observed: 6.23 ft at 6:30AM Sep 02, 2015Observed: 6.23 ft at 6:45AM Sep 02, 2015Observed: 6.23 ft at 7:00AM Sep 02, 2015Observed: 6.23 ft at 7:15AM Sep 02, 2015Observed: 6.23 ft at 7:30AM Sep 02, 2015Observed: 6.23 ft at 7:45AM Sep 02, 2015Observed: 6.23 ft at 8:00AM Sep 02, 2015Observed: 6.23 ft at 8:15AM Sep 02, 2015Observed: 6.23 ft at 8:30AM Sep 02, 2015Observed: 6.23 ft at 8:45AM Sep 02, 2015Observed: 6.23 ft at 9:00AM Sep 02, 2015Observed: 6.23 ft at 9:15AM Sep 02, 2015Observed: 6.23 ft at 9:30AM Sep 02, 2015Observed: 6.23 ft at 9:45AM Sep 02, 2015Observed: 6.23 ft at 10:00AM Sep 02, 2015Observed: 6.23 ft at 10:15AM Sep 02, 2015Observed: 6.23 ft at 10:30AM Sep 02, 2015Observed: 6.23 ft at 10:45AM Sep 02, 2015Observed: 6.22 ft at 11:00AM Sep 02, 2015Observed: 6.22 ft at 11:15AM Sep 02, 2015Observed: 6.22 ft at 11:30AM Sep 02, 2015Observed: 6.22 ft at 11:45AM Sep 02, 2015Observed: 6.22 ft at 12:00PM Sep 02, 2015Observed: 6.22 ft at 12:15PM Sep 02, 2015Observed: 6.22 ft at 12:30PM Sep 02, 2015Observed: 6.22 ft at 12:45PM Sep 02, 2015Observed: 6.22 ft at 1:00PM Sep 02, 2015Observed: 6.22 ft at 1:15PM Sep 02, 2015Observed: 6.22 ft at 1:30PM Sep 02, 2015Observed: 6.22 ft at 1:45PM Sep 02, 2015Observed: 6.22 ft at 2:00PM Sep 02, 2015Observed: 6.22 ft at 2:15PM Sep 02, 2015Observed: 6.22 ft at 2:30PM Sep 02, 2015Observed: 6.23 ft at 2:45PM Sep 02, 2015Observed: 6.22 ft at 3:00PM Sep 02, 2015Observed: 6.22 ft at 3:15PM Sep 02, 2015Observed: 6.23 ft at 3:30PM Sep 02, 2015Observed: 6.23 ft at 3:45PM Sep 02, 2015Observed: 6.23 ft at 4:00PM Sep 02, 2015Observed: 6.23 ft at 4:15PM Sep 02, 2015Observed: 6.23 ft at 4:30PM Sep 02, 2015Observed: 6.23 ft at 4:45PM Sep 02, 2015Observed: 6.23 ft at 5:00PM Sep 02, 2015Observed: 6.23 ft at 5:15PM Sep 02, 2015Observed: 6.23 ft at 5:30PM Sep 02, 2015Observed: 6.24 ft at 5:45PM Sep 02, 2015Observed: 6.24 ft at 6:00PM Sep 02, 2015Observed: 6.24 ft at 6:15PM Sep 02, 2015Observed: 6.23 ft at 6:30PM Sep 02, 2015Observed: 6.24 ft at 6:45PM Sep 02, 2015Observed: 6.24 ft at 7:00PM Sep 02, 2015Observed: 6.23 ft at 7:15PM Sep 02, 2015Observed: 6.24 ft at 7:30PM Sep 02, 2015Observed: 6.24 ft at 7:45PM Sep 02, 2015Observed: 6.24 ft at 8:00PM Sep 02, 2015Observed: 6.24 ft at 8:15PM Sep 02, 2015Observed: 6.24 ft at 8:30PM Sep 02, 2015Observed: 6.24 ft at 8:45PM Sep 02, 2015Observed: 6.24 ft at 9:00PM Sep 02, 2015Observed: 6.24 ft at 9:15PM Sep 02, 2015Observed: 6.24 ft at 9:30PM Sep 02, 2015Observed: 6.24 ft at 9:45PM Sep 02, 2015Observed: 6.24 ft at 10:00PM Sep 02, 2015Observed: 6.24 ft at 10:15PM Sep 02, 2015Observed: 6.24 ft at 10:30PM Sep 02, 2015Observed: 6.23 ft at 10:45PM Sep 02, 2015Observed: 6.23 ft at 11:00PM Sep 02, 2015Observed: 6.24 ft at 11:15PM Sep 02, 2015Observed: 6.23 ft at 11:30PM Sep 02, 2015Observed: 6.23 ft at 11:45PM Sep 02, 2015Observed: 6.23 ft at 12:00AM Sep 03, 2015Observed: 6.23 ft at 12:15AM Sep 03, 2015Observed: 6.23 ft at 12:30AM Sep 03, 2015Observed: 6.23 ft at 12:45AM Sep 03, 2015Observed: 6.23 ft at 1:00AM Sep 03, 2015Observed: 6.23 ft at 1:15AM Sep 03, 2015Observed: 6.24 ft at 1:30AM Sep 03, 2015Observed: 6.23 ft at 1:45AM Sep 03, 2015Observed: 6.24 ft at 2:00AM Sep 03, 2015Observed: 6.23 ft at 2:15AM Sep 03, 2015Observed: 6.24 ft at 2:30AM Sep 03, 2015Observed: 6.24 ft at 2:45AM Sep 03, 2015Observed: 6.23 ft at 3:00AM Sep 03, 2015Observed: 6.23 ft at 3:15AM Sep 03, 2015Observed: 6.24 ft at 3:30AM Sep 03, 2015Observed: 6.24 ft at 3:45AM Sep 03, 2015Observed: 6.24 ft at 4:00AM Sep 03, 2015Observed: 6.24 ft at 4:15AM Sep 03, 2015Observed: 6.24 ft at 4:30AM Sep 03, 2015Observed: 6.24 ft at 4:45AM Sep 03, 2015Observed: 6.24 ft at 5:00AM Sep 03, 2015Observed: 6.24 ft at 5:15AM Sep 03, 2015Observed: 6.24 ft at 5:30AM Sep 03, 2015Observed: 6.24 ft at 5:45AM Sep 03, 2015Observed: 6.24 ft at 6:00AM Sep 03, 2015Observed: 6.24 ft at 6:15AM Sep 03, 2015Observed: 6.24 ft at 6:30AM Sep 03, 2015Observed: 6.24 ft at 6:45AM Sep 03, 2015Observed: 6.24 ft at 7:00AM Sep 03, 2015Observed: 6.24 ft at 7:15AM Sep 03, 2015Observed: 6.24 ft at 7:30AM Sep 03, 2015Observed: 6.24 ft at 7:45AM Sep 03, 2015Observed: 6.24 ft at 8:00AM Sep 03, 2015Observed: 6.24 ft at 8:15AM Sep 03, 2015Observed: 6.24 ft at 8:30AM Sep 03, 2015Observed: 6.24 ft at 8:45AM Sep 03, 2015Observed: 6.24 ft at 9:00AM Sep 03, 2015Observed: 6.24 ft at 9:15AM Sep 03, 2015Observed: 6.24 ft at 9:30AM Sep 03, 2015Observed: 6.24 ft at 9:45AM Sep 03, 2015Observed: 6.24 ft at 10:00AM Sep 03, 2015Observed: 6.24 ft at 10:15AM Sep 03, 2015Observed: 6.24 ft at 10:30AM Sep 03, 2015Observed: 6.24 ft at 10:45AM Sep 03, 2015Observed: 6.25 ft at 11:00AM Sep 03, 2015Observed: 6.25 ft at 11:15AM Sep 03, 2015Observed: 6.25 ft at 11:30AM Sep 03, 2015Observed: 6.25 ft at 11:45AM Sep 03, 2015Observed: 6.25 ft at 12:00PM Sep 03, 2015Observed: 6.25 ft at 12:15PM Sep 03, 2015Observed: 6.26 ft at 12:30PM Sep 03, 2015Observed: 6.26 ft at 12:45PM Sep 03, 2015Observed: 6.26 ft at 1:00PM Sep 03, 2015Observed: 6.26 ft at 1:15PM Sep 03, 2015Observed: 6.27 ft at 1:30PM Sep 03, 2015Observed: 6.27 ft at 1:45PM Sep 03, 2015Observed: 6.27 ft at 2:00PM Sep 03, 2015Observed: 6.27 ft at 2:15PM Sep 03, 2015Observed: 6.28 ft at 2:30PM Sep 03, 2015Observed: 6.28 ft at 2:45PM Sep 03, 2015Observed: 6.28 ft at 3:00PM Sep 03, 2015Observed: 6.29 ft at 3:15PM Sep 03, 2015Observed: 6.29 ft at 3:30PM Sep 03, 2015Observed: 6.3 ft at 3:45PM Sep 03, 2015Observed: 6.3 ft at 4:00PM Sep 03, 2015Observed: 6.31 ft at 4:15PM Sep 03, 2015Observed: 6.31 ft at 4:30PM Sep 03, 2015Highest Observation: 6.32 ft at 4:45PM Sep 03, 2015Highest Observation: 6.32 ft at 5:00PM Sep 03, 2015Highest Forecast: 6.2 ft 8:00PM Sep 03, 2015Highest Forecast: 6.2 ft 2:00AM Sep 04, 2015Highest Forecast: 6.2 ft 8:00AM Sep 04, 2015Highest Forecast: 6.2 ft 2:00PM Sep 04, 2015Forecast: 6.1 ft 8:00PM Sep 04, 2015Forecast: 6.1 ft 2:00AM Sep 05, 2015Forecast: 6.1 ft 8:00AM Sep 05, 2015Forecast: 6.1 ft 2:00PM Sep 05, 2015Forecast: 6.1 ft 8:00PM Sep 05, 2015Forecast: 6.1 ft 2:00AM Sep 06, 2015Forecast: 6.1 ft 8:00AM Sep 06, 2015Forecast: 6.1 ft 2:00PM Sep 06, 2015USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesGRTW2(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (5:18PM Sep 3, 2015)ObservedForecast (issued 10:08AM Sep 3)Latest observed value: 6.32 ft at 5:00 PM EDT 3-Sep-2015. Flood Stage is 36 ft
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 40
Moderate Flood Stage: 38
Flood Stage: 36
Action Stage: 34
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic 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.

Recent Crests
(1) 33.72 ft on 03/05/2015
(2) 28.15 ft on 01/31/2013
(3) 36.15 ft on 11/23/2011
(4) 37.08 ft on 05/05/2009
(5) 37.08 ft on 05/05/2009
(6) 36.50 ft on 06/05/2008
(7) 28.39 ft on 08/30/2005
(8) 39.42 ft on 11/20/2003
(9) 38.07 ft on 05/11/2003
(10) 38.11 ft on 02/23/2003
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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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