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Buckhannon River at Buckhannon Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Highest Observation: 4.68 ft at 4:45PM Dec 14, 2017Highest Observation: 4.68 ft at 5:00PM Dec 14, 2017Highest Observation: 4.68 ft at 5:15PM Dec 14, 2017Highest Observation: 4.68 ft at 5:30PM Dec 14, 2017Highest Observation: 4.68 ft at 5:45PM Dec 14, 2017Highest Observation: 4.68 ft at 6:00PM Dec 14, 2017Highest Observation: 4.68 ft at 6:15PM Dec 14, 2017Highest Observation: 4.68 ft at 6:30PM Dec 14, 2017Highest Observation: 4.68 ft at 6:45PM Dec 14, 2017Highest Observation: 4.68 ft at 7:00PM Dec 14, 2017Highest Observation: 4.68 ft at 7:15PM Dec 14, 2017Highest Observation: 4.68 ft at 7:30PM Dec 14, 2017Highest Observation: 4.68 ft at 7:45PM Dec 14, 2017Observed: 4.67 ft at 8:00PM Dec 14, 2017Observed: 4.67 ft at 8:15PM Dec 14, 2017Observed: 4.67 ft at 8:30PM Dec 14, 2017Observed: 4.67 ft at 8:45PM Dec 14, 2017Observed: 4.66 ft at 9:00PM Dec 14, 2017Observed: 4.66 ft at 9:15PM Dec 14, 2017Observed: 4.65 ft at 9:30PM Dec 14, 2017Observed: 4.65 ft at 9:45PM Dec 14, 2017Observed: 4.65 ft at 11:00PM Dec 14, 2017Observed: 4.64 ft at 11:15PM Dec 14, 2017Observed: 4.65 ft at 11:30PM Dec 14, 2017Observed: 4.65 ft at 11:45PM Dec 14, 2017Observed: 4.65 ft at 12:00AM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 4.65 ft at 12:15AM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 4.65 ft at 12:30AM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 4.65 ft at 12:45AM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 4.65 ft at 1:00AM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 4.65 ft at 1:15AM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 4.65 ft at 1:30AM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 4.66 ft at 1:45AM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 4.65 ft at 2:00AM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 4.66 ft at 2:15AM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 4.66 ft at 2:30AM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 4.66 ft at 2:45AM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 4.66 ft at 3:00AM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 4.67 ft at 3:15AM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 4.67 ft at 3:30AM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 4.67 ft at 3:45AM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 4.67 ft at 4:00AM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 4.67 ft at 4:15AM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 4.67 ft at 4:30AM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 4.67 ft at 4:45AM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 4.67 ft at 5:00AM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 4.67 ft at 5:15AM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 4.67 ft at 5:30AM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 4.67 ft at 5:45AM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 4.67 ft at 6:00AM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 4.67 ft at 6:15AM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 4.67 ft at 6:30AM Dec 15, 2017Highest Observation: 4.68 ft at 6:45AM Dec 15, 2017Highest Observation: 4.68 ft at 7:00AM Dec 15, 2017Highest Observation: 4.68 ft at 7:15AM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 4.67 ft at 7:30AM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 4.67 ft at 7:45AM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 4.67 ft at 8:00AM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 4.67 ft at 8:15AM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 4.67 ft at 8:30AM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 4.66 ft at 8:45AM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 4.67 ft at 9:00AM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 4.66 ft at 9:15AM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 4.66 ft at 9:30AM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 4.66 ft at 9:45AM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 4.65 ft at 10:00AM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 4.65 ft at 10:15AM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 4.65 ft at 10:30AM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 4.64 ft at 10:45AM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 4.64 ft at 11:00AM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 4.64 ft at 11:15AM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 4.64 ft at 11:30AM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 4.64 ft at 11:45AM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 4.63 ft at 12:00PM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 4.64 ft at 12:15PM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 4.63 ft at 12:30PM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 4.63 ft at 12:45PM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 4.63 ft at 1:00PM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 4.63 ft at 1:15PM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 4.62 ft at 1:30PM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 4.62 ft at 1:45PM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 4.62 ft at 2:00PM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 4.62 ft at 2:15PM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 4.62 ft at 2:30PM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 4.61 ft at 2:45PM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 4.61 ft at 3:00PM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 4.61 ft at 3:15PM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 4.61 ft at 3:30PM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 4.61 ft at 3:45PM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 4.61 ft at 4:00PM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 4.61 ft at 4:15PM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 4.61 ft at 4:30PM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 4.61 ft at 4:45PM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 4.61 ft at 5:00PM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 4.61 ft at 5:15PM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 4.61 ft at 5:30PM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 4.61 ft at 5:45PM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 4.61 ft at 6:00PM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 4.61 ft at 6:15PM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 4.61 ft at 6:30PM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 4.6 ft at 6:45PM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 4.6 ft at 7:00PM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 4.6 ft at 7:15PM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 4.6 ft at 7:30PM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 4.6 ft at 7:45PM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 4.6 ft at 8:00PM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 4.59 ft at 8:15PM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 4.59 ft at 8:30PM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 4.59 ft at 8:45PM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 4.58 ft at 9:00PM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 4.58 ft at 9:15PM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 4.58 ft at 9:30PM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 4.58 ft at 9:45PM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 4.58 ft at 10:00PM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 4.57 ft at 10:15PM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 4.57 ft at 10:30PM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 4.57 ft at 10:45PM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 4.57 ft at 11:00PM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 4.57 ft at 11:15PM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 4.57 ft at 11:30PM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 4.56 ft at 11:45PM Dec 15, 2017Observed: 4.57 ft at 12:00AM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 4.56 ft at 12:15AM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 4.57 ft at 12:30AM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 4.57 ft at 12:45AM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 4.57 ft at 1:00AM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 4.57 ft at 1:15AM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 4.57 ft at 1:30AM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 4.57 ft at 1:45AM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 4.57 ft at 2:00AM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 4.57 ft at 2:15AM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 4.57 ft at 2:30AM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 4.57 ft at 2:45AM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 4.57 ft at 3:00AM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 4.57 ft at 3:15AM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 4.57 ft at 3:30AM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 4.57 ft at 3:45AM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 4.57 ft at 4:00AM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 4.57 ft at 4:15AM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 4.57 ft at 4:30AM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 4.57 ft at 4:45AM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 4.57 ft at 5:00AM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 4.57 ft at 5:15AM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 4.57 ft at 5:30AM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 4.57 ft at 5:45AM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 4.57 ft at 6:00AM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 4.57 ft at 6:15AM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 4.57 ft at 6:30AM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 4.56 ft at 6:45AM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 4.56 ft at 7:00AM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 4.57 ft at 7:15AM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 4.56 ft at 7:30AM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 4.57 ft at 7:45AM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 4.56 ft at 8:00AM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 4.56 ft at 8:15AM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 4.56 ft at 8:30AM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 4.56 ft at 8:45AM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 4.56 ft at 9:00AM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 4.55 ft at 9:15AM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 4.55 ft at 9:30AM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 4.55 ft at 9:45AM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 4.55 ft at 10:00AM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 4.54 ft at 10:15AM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 4.54 ft at 10:30AM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 4.54 ft at 10:45AM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 4.54 ft at 11:00AM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 4.54 ft at 11:15AM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 4.53 ft at 11:30AM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 4.53 ft at 11:45AM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 4.53 ft at 12:00PM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 4.53 ft at 12:15PM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 4.53 ft at 12:30PM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 4.53 ft at 12:45PM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 4.53 ft at 1:00PM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 4.53 ft at 1:15PM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 4.52 ft at 1:30PM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 4.52 ft at 1:45PM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 4.52 ft at 2:00PM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 4.52 ft at 2:15PM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 4.52 ft at 2:30PM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 4.52 ft at 2:45PM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 4.52 ft at 3:00PM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 4.52 ft at 3:15PM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 4.52 ft at 3:30PM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 4.52 ft at 3:45PM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 4.52 ft at 4:00PM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 4.52 ft at 4:15PM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 4.52 ft at 4:30PM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 4.52 ft at 4:45PM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 4.52 ft at 5:00PM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 4.52 ft at 5:15PM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 4.52 ft at 5:30PM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 4.52 ft at 5:45PM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 4.52 ft at 6:00PM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 4.52 ft at 6:15PM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 4.52 ft at 6:30PM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 4.52 ft at 6:45PM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 4.51 ft at 7:00PM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 4.51 ft at 7:15PM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 4.51 ft at 7:30PM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 4.51 ft at 7:45PM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 4.51 ft at 8:00PM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 4.51 ft at 8:15PM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 4.51 ft at 8:30PM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 4.5 ft at 8:45PM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 4.5 ft at 9:00PM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 4.5 ft at 9:15PM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 4.5 ft at 9:30PM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 4.5 ft at 9:45PM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 4.5 ft at 10:00PM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 4.5 ft at 10:15PM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 4.5 ft at 10:30PM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 4.5 ft at 10:45PM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 4.5 ft at 11:00PM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 4.5 ft at 11:15PM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 4.5 ft at 11:30PM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 4.5 ft at 11:45PM Dec 16, 2017Observed: 4.5 ft at 12:00AM Dec 17, 2017Observed: 4.5 ft at 12:15AM Dec 17, 2017Observed: 4.51 ft at 12:30AM Dec 17, 2017Observed: 4.51 ft at 12:45AM Dec 17, 2017Observed: 4.51 ft at 1:00AM Dec 17, 2017Observed: 4.51 ft at 1:15AM Dec 17, 2017Observed: 4.51 ft at 1:30AM Dec 17, 2017Observed: 4.51 ft at 1:45AM Dec 17, 2017Observed: 4.51 ft at 2:00AM Dec 17, 2017Observed: 4.51 ft at 2:15AM Dec 17, 2017Observed: 4.51 ft at 2:30AM Dec 17, 2017Observed: 4.51 ft at 2:45AM Dec 17, 2017Observed: 4.51 ft at 3:00AM Dec 17, 2017Observed: 4.51 ft at 3:15AM Dec 17, 2017Observed: 4.51 ft at 3:30AM Dec 17, 2017Observed: 4.51 ft at 3:45AM Dec 17, 2017Observed: 4.52 ft at 4:00AM Dec 17, 2017Observed: 4.51 ft at 4:15AM Dec 17, 2017Observed: 4.52 ft at 4:30AM Dec 17, 2017Observed: 4.52 ft at 4:45AM Dec 17, 2017Observed: 4.52 ft at 5:00AM Dec 17, 2017Observed: 4.51 ft at 5:15AM Dec 17, 2017Observed: 4.52 ft at 5:30AM Dec 17, 2017Observed: 4.51 ft at 5:45AM Dec 17, 2017Observed: 4.52 ft at 6:00AM Dec 17, 2017Observed: 4.51 ft at 6:15AM Dec 17, 2017Observed: 4.51 ft at 6:30AM Dec 17, 2017Observed: 4.51 ft at 6:45AM Dec 17, 2017Observed: 4.51 ft at 7:00AM Dec 17, 2017Observed: 4.52 ft at 7:15AM Dec 17, 2017Observed: 4.52 ft at 7:30AM Dec 17, 2017Observed: 4.51 ft at 7:45AM Dec 17, 2017Observed: 4.51 ft at 8:00AM Dec 17, 2017Observed: 4.51 ft at 8:15AM Dec 17, 2017Observed: 4.51 ft at 8:30AM Dec 17, 2017Observed: 4.51 ft at 8:45AM Dec 17, 2017Observed: 4.5 ft at 9:00AM Dec 17, 2017Observed: 4.5 ft at 9:15AM Dec 17, 2017Observed: 4.5 ft at 9:30AM Dec 17, 2017Observed: 4.5 ft at 9:45AM Dec 17, 2017Observed: 4.5 ft at 10:00AM Dec 17, 2017Observed: 4.49 ft at 10:15AM Dec 17, 2017Observed: 4.49 ft at 10:30AM Dec 17, 2017Observed: 4.49 ft at 10:45AM Dec 17, 2017Observed: 4.48 ft at 11:00AM Dec 17, 2017Observed: 4.48 ft at 11:15AM Dec 17, 2017Observed: 4.48 ft at 11:30AM Dec 17, 2017Observed: 4.48 ft at 11:45AM Dec 17, 2017Observed: 4.47 ft at 12:00PM Dec 17, 2017Observed: 4.48 ft at 12:15PM Dec 17, 2017Observed: 4.47 ft at 12:30PM Dec 17, 2017Observed: 4.47 ft at 12:45PM Dec 17, 2017Observed: 4.47 ft at 1:00PM Dec 17, 2017Observed: 4.48 ft at 1:15PM Dec 17, 2017Observed: 4.48 ft at 1:30PM Dec 17, 2017Observed: 4.48 ft at 1:45PM Dec 17, 2017Observed: 4.48 ft at 2:00PM Dec 17, 2017Observed: 4.48 ft at 2:15PM Dec 17, 2017Observed: 4.48 ft at 2:30PM Dec 17, 2017Observed: 4.48 ft at 2:45PM Dec 17, 2017Observed: 4.48 ft at 3:00PM Dec 17, 2017Observed: 4.48 ft at 3:15PM Dec 17, 2017Observed: 4.48 ft at 3:30PM Dec 17, 2017Observed: 4.48 ft at 3:45PM Dec 17, 2017USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesBKNW2(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (4:34PM Dec 17, 2017)ObservedLatest observed value: 4.48 ft at 3:45 PM EST 17-Dec-2017. Flood Stage is 23 ft
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Reliability of the Forecast: Forecast data shown here are guidance values only. Please refer to your local NWS office.

NOTE: Forecasts for the Buckhannon River at Buckhannon are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 26
Moderate Flood Stage: 25
Flood Stage: 23
Action Stage: 21
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 30.20 ft on 11/05/1985
(2) 28.32 ft on 02/09/1994
(3) 27.85 ft on 07/31/1996
(4) 26.22 ft on 02/19/2000
(5) 25.95 ft on 03/05/2015
(6) 25.92 ft on 07/28/1992
(7) 25.70 ft on 05/07/1994
(8) 25.40 ft on 05/17/1996
(9) 25.13 ft on 02/23/2003
(10) 25.09 ft on 02/07/2004
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 21.23 ft on 06/24/2016
(2) 25.95 ft on 03/05/2015
(3) 24.08 ft on 12/07/2013
(4) 22.50 ft on 01/31/2013
(5) 23.12 ft on 11/23/2011
(6) 25.09 ft on 02/07/2004
(7) 24.12 ft on 11/20/2003
(8) 24.03 ft on 11/20/2003
(9) 12.03 ft on 11/19/2003
(10) 25.13 ft on 02/23/2003
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 0.00 ft on 10/23/1927
(2) 0.00 ft on 10/23/1930
(3) 3.00 ft on 06/07/1999

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26 Major flooding in Buckhannon and surrounding areas. Business/Factory north of Buckhannon near the Morton Avenue bridge near the gage starts to flood around 26 feet.
25 Several streets, homes and businesses along the river floods. Business/Factory north of Buckhannon near the Morton Avenue bridge near the gage starts to flood around 26 feet.
24 Portions of Cleveland Avenue, and Wood Street floods. Sections of Route 20 South, and North of town start to flood.
23 Portions of River Road, Vicksburg Road, and homes near the river start to flood. The intersection of Madison, and Florida Streets floods several low lying areas in and around Buckhannon start to flood.
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Latitude: 39.005278° N, Longitude: 80.209444° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD27

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 23 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 1384.10 ft 1407.10 ft 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 1384.85 ft 1407.85 ft  

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