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Little Kanawha River at Grantsville Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 8.96 ft at 1:30AM Mar 28, 2015Observed: 8.98 ft at 1:45AM Mar 28, 2015Observed: 8.99 ft at 2:00AM Mar 28, 2015Observed: 9 ft at 2:15AM Mar 28, 2015Observed: 9.02 ft at 2:30AM Mar 28, 2015Observed: 9 ft at 2:45AM Mar 28, 2015Observed: 9.02 ft at 3:00AM Mar 28, 2015Observed: 9.06 ft at 3:15AM Mar 28, 2015Observed: 9.05 ft at 3:30AM Mar 28, 2015Observed: 9.08 ft at 3:45AM Mar 28, 2015Observed: 9.08 ft at 4:00AM Mar 28, 2015Observed: 9.1 ft at 4:15AM Mar 28, 2015Observed: 9.11 ft at 4:30AM Mar 28, 2015Observed: 9.11 ft at 4:45AM Mar 28, 2015Observed: 9.12 ft at 5:00AM Mar 28, 2015Observed: 9.16 ft at 5:15AM Mar 28, 2015Observed: 9.16 ft at 5:30AM Mar 28, 2015Observed: 9.15 ft at 5:45AM Mar 28, 2015Observed: 9.19 ft at 6:00AM Mar 28, 2015Observed: 9.19 ft at 6:15AM Mar 28, 2015Observed: 9.21 ft at 6:30AM Mar 28, 2015Observed: 9.2 ft at 6:45AM Mar 28, 2015Observed: 9.23 ft at 7:00AM Mar 28, 2015Observed: 9.25 ft at 7:15AM Mar 28, 2015Observed: 9.25 ft at 7:30AM Mar 28, 2015Observed: 9.28 ft at 7:45AM Mar 28, 2015Observed: 9.3 ft at 8:00AM Mar 28, 2015Observed: 9.29 ft at 8:15AM Mar 28, 2015Observed: 9.31 ft at 8:30AM Mar 28, 2015Observed: 9.33 ft at 8:45AM Mar 28, 2015Observed: 9.35 ft at 9:00AM Mar 28, 2015Observed: 9.36 ft at 9:15AM Mar 28, 2015Observed: 9.36 ft at 9:30AM Mar 28, 2015Observed: 9.39 ft at 9:45AM Mar 28, 2015Observed: 9.39 ft at 10:00AM Mar 28, 2015Observed: 9.43 ft at 10:15AM Mar 28, 2015Observed: 9.43 ft at 10:30AM Mar 28, 2015Observed: 9.42 ft at 10:45AM Mar 28, 2015Observed: 9.44 ft at 11:00AM Mar 28, 2015Observed: 9.42 ft at 11:15AM Mar 28, 2015Observed: 9.42 ft at 11:30AM Mar 28, 2015Observed: 9.43 ft at 11:45AM Mar 28, 2015Observed: 9.48 ft at 12:00PM Mar 28, 2015Observed: 9.46 ft at 12:15PM Mar 28, 2015Observed: 9.47 ft at 12:30PM Mar 28, 2015Observed: 9.48 ft at 12:45PM Mar 28, 2015Highest Observation: 9.51 ft at 1:00PM Mar 28, 2015Observed: 9.46 ft at 1:15PM Mar 28, 2015Observed: 9.49 ft at 1:30PM Mar 28, 2015Observed: 9.48 ft at 1:45PM Mar 28, 2015Observed: 9.49 ft at 2:00PM Mar 28, 2015Observed: 9.5 ft at 2:15PM Mar 28, 2015Observed: 9.49 ft at 2:30PM Mar 28, 2015Highest Observation: 9.51 ft at 2:45PM Mar 28, 2015Observed: 9.5 ft at 3:00PM Mar 28, 2015Observed: 9.48 ft at 3:15PM Mar 28, 2015Observed: 9.48 ft at 3:30PM Mar 28, 2015Highest Observation: 9.51 ft at 3:45PM Mar 28, 2015Observed: 9.49 ft at 4:00PM Mar 28, 2015Observed: 9.49 ft at 4:15PM Mar 28, 2015Observed: 9.5 ft at 4:30PM Mar 28, 2015Observed: 9.49 ft at 4:45PM Mar 28, 2015Observed: 9.48 ft at 5:00PM Mar 28, 2015Observed: 9.48 ft at 5:15PM Mar 28, 2015Observed: 9.48 ft at 5:30PM Mar 28, 2015Observed: 9.48 ft at 5:45PM Mar 28, 2015Observed: 9.47 ft at 6:00PM Mar 28, 2015Observed: 9.5 ft at 6:15PM Mar 28, 2015Observed: 9.5 ft at 6:30PM Mar 28, 2015Observed: 9.43 ft at 6:45PM Mar 28, 2015Observed: 9.48 ft at 7:00PM Mar 28, 2015Observed: 9.45 ft at 8:15PM Mar 28, 2015Observed: 9.45 ft at 8:30PM Mar 28, 2015Observed: 9.47 ft at 8:45PM Mar 28, 2015Observed: 9.43 ft at 9:00PM Mar 28, 2015Observed: 9.44 ft at 9:15PM Mar 28, 2015Observed: 9.46 ft at 9:30PM Mar 28, 2015Observed: 9.44 ft at 9:45PM Mar 28, 2015Observed: 9.43 ft at 10:00PM Mar 28, 2015Observed: 9.44 ft at 10:15PM Mar 28, 2015Observed: 9.45 ft at 10:30PM Mar 28, 2015Observed: 9.42 ft at 10:45PM Mar 28, 2015Observed: 9.44 ft at 11:00PM Mar 28, 2015Observed: 9.44 ft at 11:15PM Mar 28, 2015Observed: 9.43 ft at 11:30PM Mar 28, 2015Observed: 9.44 ft at 11:45PM Mar 28, 2015Observed: 9.39 ft at 12:00AM Mar 29, 2015Observed: 9.4 ft at 12:15AM Mar 29, 2015Observed: 9.41 ft at 12:30AM Mar 29, 2015Observed: 9.39 ft at 12:45AM Mar 29, 2015Observed: 9.39 ft at 1:00AM Mar 29, 2015Observed: 9.39 ft at 1:15AM Mar 29, 2015Observed: 9.41 ft at 1:30AM Mar 29, 2015Observed: 9.39 ft at 1:45AM Mar 29, 2015Observed: 9.38 ft at 2:00AM Mar 29, 2015Observed: 9.42 ft at 2:15AM Mar 29, 2015Observed: 9.39 ft at 2:30AM Mar 29, 2015Observed: 9.39 ft at 2:45AM Mar 29, 2015Observed: 9.36 ft at 3:00AM Mar 29, 2015Observed: 9.38 ft at 3:15AM Mar 29, 2015Observed: 9.37 ft at 3:30AM Mar 29, 2015Observed: 9.38 ft at 3:45AM Mar 29, 2015Observed: 9.38 ft at 4:00AM Mar 29, 2015Observed: 9.36 ft at 4:15AM Mar 29, 2015Observed: 9.38 ft at 4:30AM Mar 29, 2015Observed: 9.37 ft at 4:45AM Mar 29, 2015Observed: 9.36 ft at 5:00AM Mar 29, 2015Observed: 9.39 ft at 5:15AM Mar 29, 2015Observed: 9.33 ft at 5:30AM Mar 29, 2015Observed: 9.35 ft at 5:45AM Mar 29, 2015Observed: 9.35 ft at 6:00AM Mar 29, 2015Observed: 9.37 ft at 6:15AM Mar 29, 2015Observed: 9.34 ft at 6:30AM Mar 29, 2015Observed: 9.35 ft at 6:45AM Mar 29, 2015Observed: 9.34 ft at 7:00AM Mar 29, 2015Observed: 9.32 ft at 7:15AM Mar 29, 2015Observed: 9.32 ft at 7:30AM Mar 29, 2015Observed: 9.31 ft at 7:45AM Mar 29, 2015Observed: 9.31 ft at 8:00AM Mar 29, 2015Observed: 9.31 ft at 8:15AM Mar 29, 2015Observed: 9.29 ft at 8:30AM Mar 29, 2015Observed: 9.3 ft at 8:45AM Mar 29, 2015Observed: 9.29 ft at 9:00AM Mar 29, 2015Observed: 9.31 ft at 9:15AM Mar 29, 2015Observed: 9.3 ft at 9:30AM Mar 29, 2015Observed: 9.29 ft at 9:45AM Mar 29, 2015Observed: 9.27 ft at 10:00AM Mar 29, 2015Observed: 9.3 ft at 10:15AM Mar 29, 2015Observed: 9.28 ft at 10:30AM Mar 29, 2015Observed: 9.26 ft at 10:45AM Mar 29, 2015Observed: 9.28 ft at 11:00AM Mar 29, 2015Observed: 9.22 ft at 11:15AM Mar 29, 2015Observed: 9.23 ft at 11:30AM Mar 29, 2015Observed: 9.24 ft at 11:45AM Mar 29, 2015Observed: 9.23 ft at 12:00PM Mar 29, 2015Observed: 9.24 ft at 12:15PM Mar 29, 2015Observed: 9.22 ft at 12:30PM Mar 29, 2015Observed: 9.21 ft at 12:45PM Mar 29, 2015Observed: 9.19 ft at 1:00PM Mar 29, 2015Observed: 9.23 ft at 1:15PM Mar 29, 2015Observed: 9.21 ft at 1:30PM Mar 29, 2015Observed: 9.19 ft at 1:45PM Mar 29, 2015Observed: 9.19 ft at 2:00PM Mar 29, 2015Observed: 9.18 ft at 2:15PM Mar 29, 2015Observed: 9.19 ft at 2:30PM Mar 29, 2015Observed: 9.18 ft at 2:45PM Mar 29, 2015Observed: 9.2 ft at 3:00PM Mar 29, 2015Observed: 9.2 ft at 3:15PM Mar 29, 2015Observed: 9.2 ft at 3:30PM Mar 29, 2015Observed: 9.15 ft at 3:45PM Mar 29, 2015Observed: 9.18 ft at 4:00PM Mar 29, 2015Observed: 9.17 ft at 4:15PM Mar 29, 2015Observed: 9.16 ft at 4:30PM Mar 29, 2015Observed: 9.15 ft at 4:45PM Mar 29, 2015Observed: 9.17 ft at 5:00PM Mar 29, 2015Observed: 9.17 ft at 5:15PM Mar 29, 2015Observed: 9.17 ft at 5:30PM Mar 29, 2015Observed: 9.13 ft at 5:45PM Mar 29, 2015Observed: 9.13 ft at 6:00PM Mar 29, 2015Observed: 9.14 ft at 6:15PM Mar 29, 2015Observed: 9.13 ft at 6:30PM Mar 29, 2015Observed: 9.15 ft at 6:45PM Mar 29, 2015Observed: 9.14 ft at 7:00PM Mar 29, 2015Observed: 9.16 ft at 7:15PM Mar 29, 2015Observed: 9.12 ft at 7:30PM Mar 29, 2015Observed: 9.11 ft at 7:45PM Mar 29, 2015Observed: 9.14 ft at 8:00PM Mar 29, 2015Observed: 9.13 ft at 8:15PM Mar 29, 2015Observed: 9.13 ft at 8:30PM Mar 29, 2015Observed: 9.13 ft at 8:45PM Mar 29, 2015Observed: 9.1 ft at 9:00PM Mar 29, 2015Observed: 9.12 ft at 9:15PM Mar 29, 2015Observed: 9.12 ft at 9:30PM Mar 29, 2015Observed: 9.1 ft at 9:45PM Mar 29, 2015Observed: 9.12 ft at 10:00PM Mar 29, 2015Observed: 9.1 ft at 10:15PM Mar 29, 2015Observed: 9.11 ft at 10:30PM Mar 29, 2015Observed: 9.1 ft at 10:45PM Mar 29, 2015Observed: 9.11 ft at 11:00PM Mar 29, 2015Observed: 9.11 ft at 11:15PM Mar 29, 2015Observed: 9.11 ft at 11:30PM Mar 29, 2015Observed: 9.07 ft at 11:45PM Mar 29, 2015Observed: 9.08 ft at 12:00AM Mar 30, 2015Observed: 9.08 ft at 12:15AM Mar 30, 2015Observed: 9.08 ft at 12:30AM Mar 30, 2015Observed: 9.07 ft at 12:45AM Mar 30, 2015Observed: 9.05 ft at 1:00AM Mar 30, 2015Observed: 9.07 ft at 1:15AM Mar 30, 2015Observed: 9.07 ft at 1:30AM Mar 30, 2015Observed: 9.02 ft at 1:45AM Mar 30, 2015Observed: 9.04 ft at 2:00AM Mar 30, 2015Observed: 9.03 ft at 2:15AM Mar 30, 2015Observed: 9.01 ft at 2:30AM Mar 30, 2015Observed: 9 ft at 2:45AM Mar 30, 2015Observed: 9.01 ft at 3:00AM Mar 30, 2015Observed: 8.99 ft at 3:15AM Mar 30, 2015Observed: 8.99 ft at 3:30AM Mar 30, 2015Observed: 8.98 ft at 3:45AM Mar 30, 2015Observed: 8.95 ft at 4:00AM Mar 30, 2015Observed: 8.95 ft at 4:15AM Mar 30, 2015Observed: 8.93 ft at 4:30AM Mar 30, 2015Observed: 8.93 ft at 4:45AM Mar 30, 2015Observed: 8.95 ft at 5:00AM Mar 30, 2015Observed: 8.93 ft at 5:15AM Mar 30, 2015Observed: 8.92 ft at 5:30AM Mar 30, 2015Observed: 8.91 ft at 5:45AM Mar 30, 2015Observed: 8.9 ft at 6:00AM Mar 30, 2015Observed: 8.9 ft at 6:15AM Mar 30, 2015Observed: 8.89 ft at 6:30AM Mar 30, 2015Observed: 8.86 ft at 6:45AM Mar 30, 2015Observed: 8.87 ft at 7:00AM Mar 30, 2015Observed: 8.87 ft at 7:15AM Mar 30, 2015Observed: 8.85 ft at 7:30AM Mar 30, 2015Observed: 8.86 ft at 7:45AM Mar 30, 2015Observed: 8.83 ft at 8:00AM Mar 30, 2015Observed: 8.83 ft at 8:15AM Mar 30, 2015Observed: 8.84 ft at 8:30AM Mar 30, 2015Observed: 8.84 ft at 8:45AM Mar 30, 2015Observed: 8.82 ft at 9:00AM Mar 30, 2015Observed: 8.83 ft at 9:15AM Mar 30, 2015Observed: 8.8 ft at 9:30AM Mar 30, 2015Observed: 8.81 ft at 9:45AM Mar 30, 2015Observed: 8.82 ft at 10:00AM Mar 30, 2015Observed: 8.82 ft at 10:15AM Mar 30, 2015Observed: 8.81 ft at 10:30AM Mar 30, 2015Observed: 8.8 ft at 10:45AM Mar 30, 2015Observed: 8.81 ft at 11:00AM Mar 30, 2015Observed: 8.79 ft at 11:15AM Mar 30, 2015Observed: 8.8 ft at 11:30AM Mar 30, 2015Observed: 8.8 ft at 11:45AM Mar 30, 2015Observed: 8.79 ft at 12:00PM Mar 30, 2015Observed: 8.8 ft at 1:15PM Mar 30, 2015Observed: 8.8 ft at 1:30PM Mar 30, 2015Observed: 8.8 ft at 1:45PM Mar 30, 2015Observed: 8.82 ft at 2:00PM Mar 30, 2015Observed: 8.79 ft at 2:15PM Mar 30, 2015Observed: 8.79 ft at 2:30PM Mar 30, 2015Observed: 8.79 ft at 2:45PM Mar 30, 2015Observed: 8.8 ft at 3:00PM Mar 30, 2015Observed: 8.81 ft at 3:15PM Mar 30, 2015Observed: 8.8 ft at 3:30PM Mar 30, 2015Observed: 8.79 ft at 3:45PM Mar 30, 2015Observed: 8.79 ft at 4:00PM Mar 30, 2015Observed: 8.79 ft at 4:15PM Mar 30, 2015Observed: 8.8 ft at 4:30PM Mar 30, 2015Observed: 8.79 ft at 4:45PM Mar 30, 2015Observed: 8.79 ft at 5:00PM Mar 30, 2015Observed: 8.79 ft at 5:15PM Mar 30, 2015Observed: 8.76 ft at 5:30PM Mar 30, 2015Observed: 8.79 ft at 5:45PM Mar 30, 2015Observed: 8.79 ft at 6:00PM Mar 30, 2015Observed: 8.8 ft at 6:15PM Mar 30, 2015Observed: 8.77 ft at 6:30PM Mar 30, 2015Observed: 8.77 ft at 6:45PM Mar 30, 2015Observed: 8.78 ft at 7:00PM Mar 30, 2015Observed: 8.79 ft at 7:15PM Mar 30, 2015Observed: 8.81 ft at 7:30PM Mar 30, 2015Observed: 8.78 ft at 7:45PM Mar 30, 2015Observed: 8.78 ft at 8:00PM Mar 30, 2015Observed: 8.8 ft at 8:15PM Mar 30, 2015Observed: 8.8 ft at 8:30PM Mar 30, 2015Observed: 8.8 ft at 8:45PM Mar 30, 2015Observed: 8.78 ft at 9:00PM Mar 30, 2015Observed: 8.8 ft at 9:15PM Mar 30, 2015Observed: 8.79 ft at 9:30PM Mar 30, 2015Observed: 8.8 ft at 9:45PM Mar 30, 2015Observed: 8.79 ft at 10:00PM Mar 30, 2015Observed: 8.79 ft at 10:15PM Mar 30, 2015Observed: 8.77 ft at 10:30PM Mar 30, 2015Observed: 8.79 ft at 10:45PM Mar 30, 2015Observed: 8.78 ft at 11:00PM Mar 30, 2015Observed: 8.81 ft at 11:15PM Mar 30, 2015Observed: 8.78 ft at 11:30PM Mar 30, 2015Observed: 8.79 ft at 11:45PM Mar 30, 2015Observed: 8.8 ft at 12:00AM Mar 31, 2015Observed: 8.78 ft at 12:15AM Mar 31, 2015Observed: 8.79 ft at 12:30AM Mar 31, 2015Observed: 8.79 ft at 12:45AM Mar 31, 2015Observed: 8.78 ft at 1:00AM Mar 31, 2015Highest Forecast: 8.9 ft 2:00AM Mar 31, 2015Highest Forecast: 8.9 ft 8:00AM Mar 31, 2015Highest Forecast: 8.9 ft 2:00PM Mar 31, 2015Highest Forecast: 8.9 ft 8:00PM Mar 31, 2015Forecast: 8.8 ft 2:00AM Apr 01, 2015Forecast: 8.8 ft 8:00AM Apr 01, 2015Forecast: 8.8 ft 2:00PM Apr 01, 2015Forecast: 8.8 ft 8:00PM Apr 01, 2015Forecast: 8.8 ft 2:00AM Apr 02, 2015Forecast: 8.7 ft 8:00AM Apr 02, 2015Forecast: 8.6 ft 2:00PM Apr 02, 2015Forecast: 8.6 ft 8:00PM Apr 02, 2015USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesGRTW2(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (1:18AM Mar 31, 2015)ObservedForecast (issued 10:26AM Mar 30)Latest observed value: 8.78 ft at 1:00 AM EDT 31-Mar-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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