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Little Kanawha River at Grantsville Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Highest Observation: 10.82 ft at 6:00AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 10.78 ft at 6:15AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 10.78 ft at 6:30AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 10.74 ft at 6:45AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 10.77 ft at 7:00AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 10.72 ft at 7:15AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 10.74 ft at 7:30AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 10.69 ft at 7:45AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 10.7 ft at 8:00AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 10.66 ft at 8:15AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 10.67 ft at 8:30AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 10.62 ft at 8:45AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 10.62 ft at 9:00AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 10.62 ft at 9:15AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 10.6 ft at 9:30AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 10.58 ft at 9:45AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 10.55 ft at 10:00AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 10.55 ft at 10:15AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 10.51 ft at 10:30AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 10.51 ft at 10:45AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 10.48 ft at 11:00AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 10.49 ft at 11:15AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 10.45 ft at 11:30AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 10.47 ft at 11:45AM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 10.46 ft at 12:00PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 10.45 ft at 12:15PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 10.44 ft at 12:30PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 10.43 ft at 12:45PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 10.38 ft at 1:00PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 10.39 ft at 1:15PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 10.36 ft at 1:30PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 10.33 ft at 1:45PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 10.34 ft at 2:00PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 10.35 ft at 2:15PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 10.32 ft at 2:30PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 10.31 ft at 2:45PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 10.34 ft at 3:00PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 10.32 ft at 3:15PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 10.3 ft at 3:30PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 10.3 ft at 3:45PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 10.27 ft at 4:00PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 10.26 ft at 4:15PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 10.27 ft at 4:30PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 10.27 ft at 4:45PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 10.23 ft at 5:00PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 10.25 ft at 5:15PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 10.22 ft at 5:30PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 10.22 ft at 5:45PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 10.22 ft at 6:00PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 10.23 ft at 6:15PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 10.22 ft at 6:30PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 10.18 ft at 6:45PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 10.2 ft at 7:00PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 10.19 ft at 7:15PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 10.19 ft at 7:30PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 10.17 ft at 7:45PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 10.19 ft at 8:00PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 10.18 ft at 8:15PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 10.15 ft at 8:30PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 10.15 ft at 8:45PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 10.14 ft at 9:00PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 10.16 ft at 9:15PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 10.13 ft at 9:30PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 10.13 ft at 9:45PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 10.14 ft at 10:00PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 10.15 ft at 10:15PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 10.12 ft at 10:30PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 10.12 ft at 10:45PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 10.1 ft at 11:00PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 10.09 ft at 11:15PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 10.09 ft at 11:30PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 10.08 ft at 11:45PM Jan 27, 2015Observed: 10.09 ft at 12:00AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 10.08 ft at 12:15AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 10.06 ft at 12:30AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 10.07 ft at 12:45AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 10.06 ft at 1:00AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 10.05 ft at 1:15AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 10.04 ft at 1:30AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 10.03 ft at 1:45AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 10.04 ft at 2:00AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 10.02 ft at 2:15AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 10.02 ft at 2:30AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 10.02 ft at 2:45AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 10.03 ft at 3:00AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 10 ft at 3:15AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 10.01 ft at 3:30AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 9.99 ft at 3:45AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 9.95 ft at 4:00AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 9.94 ft at 4:15AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 9.97 ft at 4:30AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 9.93 ft at 4:45AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 9.95 ft at 5:00AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 9.94 ft at 5:15AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 9.93 ft at 5:30AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 9.93 ft at 5:45AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 9.91 ft at 6:00AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 9.92 ft at 6:15AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 9.91 ft at 6:30AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 9.9 ft at 6:45AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 9.89 ft at 7:00AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 9.87 ft at 7:15AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 9.84 ft at 7:30AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 9.84 ft at 7:45AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 9.85 ft at 8:00AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 9.85 ft at 8:15AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 9.83 ft at 8:30AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 9.83 ft at 8:45AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 9.82 ft at 9:00AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 9.8 ft at 9:15AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 9.8 ft at 9:30AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 9.79 ft at 9:45AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 9.79 ft at 10:00AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 9.78 ft at 10:15AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 9.78 ft at 10:30AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 9.79 ft at 10:45AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 9.76 ft at 11:00AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 9.74 ft at 11:15AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 9.74 ft at 11:30AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 9.73 ft at 11:45AM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 9.71 ft at 12:00PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 9.72 ft at 12:15PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 9.68 ft at 12:30PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 9.71 ft at 12:45PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 9.71 ft at 1:00PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 9.72 ft at 1:15PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 9.68 ft at 1:30PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 9.68 ft at 1:45PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 9.68 ft at 2:00PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 9.67 ft at 2:15PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 9.67 ft at 2:30PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 9.65 ft at 2:45PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 9.63 ft at 3:00PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 9.65 ft at 3:15PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 9.64 ft at 3:30PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 9.64 ft at 3:45PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 9.65 ft at 4:00PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 9.63 ft at 4:15PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 9.64 ft at 4:30PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 9.63 ft at 4:45PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 9.61 ft at 5:00PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 9.61 ft at 5:15PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 9.61 ft at 5:30PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 9.6 ft at 5:45PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 9.6 ft at 6:00PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 9.6 ft at 6:15PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 9.58 ft at 6:30PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 9.59 ft at 6:45PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 9.6 ft at 7:00PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 9.58 ft at 7:15PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 9.58 ft at 7:30PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 9.56 ft at 7:45PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 9.56 ft at 8:00PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 9.56 ft at 8:15PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 9.55 ft at 8:30PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 9.52 ft at 8:45PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 9.55 ft at 9:00PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 9.54 ft at 9:15PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 9.52 ft at 9:30PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 9.53 ft at 9:45PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 9.54 ft at 10:00PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 9.5 ft at 10:15PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 9.49 ft at 10:30PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 9.53 ft at 10:45PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 9.5 ft at 11:00PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 9.51 ft at 11:15PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 9.5 ft at 11:30PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 9.51 ft at 11:45PM Jan 28, 2015Observed: 9.48 ft at 12:00AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 9.49 ft at 12:15AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 9.5 ft at 12:30AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 9.5 ft at 12:45AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 9.5 ft at 1:00AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 9.51 ft at 1:15AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 9.5 ft at 1:30AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 9.54 ft at 1:45AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 9.52 ft at 2:00AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 9.51 ft at 2:15AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 9.5 ft at 2:30AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 9.53 ft at 2:45AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 9.51 ft at 3:00AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 9.51 ft at 3:15AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 9.54 ft at 3:30AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 9.53 ft at 3:45AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 9.52 ft at 4:00AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 9.53 ft at 4:15AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 9.55 ft at 4:30AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 9.54 ft at 4:45AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 9.52 ft at 5:00AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 9.53 ft at 5:15AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 9.52 ft at 5:30AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 9.51 ft at 5:45AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 9.52 ft at 6:00AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 9.52 ft at 6:15AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 9.52 ft at 6:30AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 9.52 ft at 6:45AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 9.5 ft at 7:00AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 9.51 ft at 7:15AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 9.49 ft at 7:30AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 9.53 ft at 7:45AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 9.51 ft at 8:00AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 9.51 ft at 8:15AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 9.53 ft at 8:30AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 9.49 ft at 8:45AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 9.48 ft at 9:00AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 9.49 ft at 9:15AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 9.49 ft at 9:30AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 9.49 ft at 9:45AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 9.5 ft at 10:00AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 9.49 ft at 10:15AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 9.49 ft at 10:30AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 9.49 ft at 10:45AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 9.48 ft at 11:00AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 9.48 ft at 11:15AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 9.48 ft at 11:30AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 9.46 ft at 11:45AM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 9.49 ft at 12:00PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 9.47 ft at 12:15PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 9.48 ft at 12:30PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 9.45 ft at 12:45PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 9.48 ft at 1:00PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 9.45 ft at 1:15PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 9.49 ft at 1:30PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 9.48 ft at 1:45PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 9.46 ft at 2:00PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 9.49 ft at 2:15PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 9.46 ft at 2:30PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 9.48 ft at 2:45PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 9.48 ft at 3:00PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 9.48 ft at 3:15PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 9.5 ft at 3:30PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 9.49 ft at 3:45PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 9.5 ft at 4:00PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 9.49 ft at 4:15PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 9.5 ft at 4:30PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 9.5 ft at 4:45PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 9.52 ft at 5:00PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 9.53 ft at 5:15PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 9.53 ft at 5:30PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 9.51 ft at 5:45PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 9.52 ft at 6:00PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 9.54 ft at 6:15PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 9.53 ft at 6:30PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 9.54 ft at 6:45PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 9.56 ft at 7:00PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 9.55 ft at 7:15PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 9.56 ft at 7:30PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 9.54 ft at 7:45PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 9.56 ft at 8:00PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 9.55 ft at 8:15PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 9.56 ft at 8:30PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 9.55 ft at 8:45PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 9.55 ft at 9:00PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 9.57 ft at 9:15PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 9.57 ft at 9:30PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 9.56 ft at 9:45PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 9.53 ft at 10:00PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 9.55 ft at 10:15PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 9.55 ft at 10:30PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 9.55 ft at 10:45PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 9.55 ft at 11:00PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 9.56 ft at 11:15PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 9.55 ft at 11:30PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 9.56 ft at 11:45PM Jan 29, 2015Observed: 9.53 ft at 12:00AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 9.54 ft at 12:15AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 9.53 ft at 12:30AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 9.57 ft at 12:45AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 9.53 ft at 1:00AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 9.57 ft at 1:15AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 9.55 ft at 1:30AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 9.56 ft at 1:45AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 9.53 ft at 2:00AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 9.55 ft at 2:15AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 9.56 ft at 2:30AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 9.55 ft at 2:45AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 9.54 ft at 3:00AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 9.53 ft at 3:15AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 9.53 ft at 3:30AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 9.52 ft at 3:45AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 9.51 ft at 4:00AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 9.53 ft at 4:15AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 9.51 ft at 4:30AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 9.51 ft at 4:45AM Jan 30, 2015Observed: 9.52 ft at 5:00AM Jan 30, 2015Forecast: 10.2 ft 7:00AM Jan 30, 2015Forecast: 10.7 ft 1:00PM Jan 30, 2015Highest Forecast: 10.9 ft 7:00PM Jan 30, 2015Highest Forecast: 10.9 ft 1:00AM Jan 31, 2015Forecast: 10.8 ft 7:00AM Jan 31, 2015Forecast: 10.6 ft 1:00PM Jan 31, 2015Forecast: 10.3 ft 7:00PM Jan 31, 2015Forecast: 10.1 ft 1:00AM Feb 01, 2015Forecast: 9.9 ft 7:00AM Feb 01, 2015Forecast: 9.7 ft 1:00PM Feb 01, 2015Forecast: 9.6 ft 7:00PM Feb 01, 2015Forecast: 9.4 ft 1:00AM Feb 02, 2015USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesGRTW2(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (5:48AM Jan 30, 2015)ObservedForecast (issued 1:10PM Jan 29)Latest observed value: 9.52 ft at 5:00 AM EST 30-Jan-2015. 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
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) 28.15 ft on 01/31/2013
(2) 36.15 ft on 11/23/2011
(3) 37.08 ft on 05/05/2009
(4) 37.08 ft on 05/05/2009
(5) 36.50 ft on 06/05/2008
(6) 28.39 ft on 08/30/2005
(7) 39.42 ft on 11/20/2003
(8) 38.07 ft on 05/11/2003
(9) 38.11 ft on 02/23/2003
(10) 36.39 ft on 03/21/2002
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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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