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Tygart Valley River at Dailey Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 2.86 ft at 2:30PM May 25, 2017Observed: 2.96 ft at 3:00PM May 25, 2017Observed: 3.31 ft at 3:30PM May 25, 2017Observed: 3.41 ft at 4:00PM May 25, 2017Observed: 3.64 ft at 4:30PM May 25, 2017Observed: 3.68 ft at 5:00PM May 25, 2017Observed: 3.75 ft at 5:30PM May 25, 2017Observed: 3.76 ft at 6:00PM May 25, 2017Observed: 3.75 ft at 6:30PM May 25, 2017Observed: 3.75 ft at 7:00PM May 25, 2017Observed: 3.71 ft at 7:30PM May 25, 2017Observed: 3.69 ft at 8:00PM May 25, 2017Observed: 3.65 ft at 8:30PM May 25, 2017Observed: 3.63 ft at 9:00PM May 25, 2017Observed: 3.59 ft at 9:30PM May 25, 2017Observed: 3.57 ft at 10:00PM May 25, 2017Observed: 3.54 ft at 10:30PM May 25, 2017Observed: 3.52 ft at 11:00PM May 25, 2017Observed: 3.48 ft at 11:30PM May 25, 2017Observed: 3.48 ft at 12:00AM May 26, 2017Observed: 3.44 ft at 12:30AM May 26, 2017Observed: 3.43 ft at 1:00AM May 26, 2017Observed: 3.39 ft at 1:30AM May 26, 2017Observed: 3.39 ft at 2:00AM May 26, 2017Observed: 3.36 ft at 2:30AM May 26, 2017Observed: 3.35 ft at 3:00AM May 26, 2017Observed: 3.34 ft at 3:30AM May 26, 2017Observed: 3.33 ft at 4:00AM May 26, 2017Observed: 3.32 ft at 4:30AM May 26, 2017Observed: 3.32 ft at 5:00AM May 26, 2017Observed: 3.33 ft at 5:30AM May 26, 2017Observed: 3.35 ft at 6:00AM May 26, 2017Observed: 3.61 ft at 6:30AM May 26, 2017Observed: 3.74 ft at 7:00AM May 26, 2017Observed: 3.87 ft at 7:30AM May 26, 2017Observed: 4.05 ft at 8:00AM May 26, 2017Observed: 4.56 ft at 8:30AM May 26, 2017Observed: 4.7 ft at 9:00AM May 26, 2017Observed: 5.03 ft at 9:30AM May 26, 2017Observed: 5.11 ft at 10:00AM May 26, 2017Observed: 5.29 ft at 10:30AM May 26, 2017Observed: 5.34 ft at 11:00AM May 26, 2017Observed: 5.44 ft at 11:30AM May 26, 2017Observed: 5.46 ft at 12:00PM May 26, 2017Highest Observation: 5.47 ft at 12:30PM May 26, 2017Highest Observation: 5.47 ft at 1:00PM May 26, 2017Observed: 5.42 ft at 1:30PM May 26, 2017Observed: 5.39 ft at 2:00PM May 26, 2017Observed: 5.3 ft at 2:30PM May 26, 2017Observed: 5.26 ft at 3:00PM May 26, 2017Observed: 5.16 ft at 3:30PM May 26, 2017Observed: 5.13 ft at 4:00PM May 26, 2017Observed: 5.03 ft at 4:30PM May 26, 2017Observed: 5 ft at 5:00PM May 26, 2017Observed: 4.91 ft at 5:30PM May 26, 2017Observed: 4.89 ft at 6:00PM May 26, 2017Observed: 4.82 ft at 6:30PM May 26, 2017Observed: 4.79 ft at 7:00PM May 26, 2017Observed: 4.72 ft at 7:30PM May 26, 2017Observed: 4.7 ft at 8:00PM May 26, 2017Observed: 4.63 ft at 8:30PM May 26, 2017Observed: 4.61 ft at 9:00PM May 26, 2017Observed: 4.54 ft at 9:30PM May 26, 2017Observed: 4.52 ft at 10:00PM May 26, 2017Observed: 4.46 ft at 10:30PM May 26, 2017Observed: 4.43 ft at 11:00PM May 26, 2017Observed: 4.36 ft at 11:30PM May 26, 2017Observed: 4.34 ft at 12:00AM May 27, 2017Observed: 4.28 ft at 12:30AM May 27, 2017Observed: 4.26 ft at 1:00AM May 27, 2017Observed: 4.19 ft at 1:30AM May 27, 2017Observed: 4.17 ft at 2:00AM May 27, 2017Observed: 4.12 ft at 2:30AM May 27, 2017Observed: 4.1 ft at 3:00AM May 27, 2017Observed: 4.04 ft at 3:30AM May 27, 2017Observed: 4.02 ft at 4:00AM May 27, 2017Observed: 3.97 ft at 4:30AM May 27, 2017Observed: 3.95 ft at 5:00AM May 27, 2017Observed: 3.9 ft at 5:30AM May 27, 2017Observed: 3.89 ft at 6:00AM May 27, 2017Observed: 3.84 ft at 6:30AM May 27, 2017Observed: 3.82 ft at 7:00AM May 27, 2017Observed: 3.78 ft at 7:30AM May 27, 2017Observed: 3.77 ft at 8:00AM May 27, 2017Observed: 3.73 ft at 8:30AM May 27, 2017Observed: 3.72 ft at 9:00AM May 27, 2017Observed: 3.69 ft at 9:30AM May 27, 2017Observed: 3.68 ft at 10:00AM May 27, 2017Observed: 3.64 ft at 10:30AM May 27, 2017Observed: 3.63 ft at 11:00AM May 27, 2017Observed: 3.59 ft at 11:30AM May 27, 2017Observed: 3.58 ft at 12:00PM May 27, 2017Observed: 3.56 ft at 12:30PM May 27, 2017Observed: 3.55 ft at 1:00PM May 27, 2017Observed: 3.52 ft at 1:30PM May 27, 2017Observed: 3.51 ft at 2:00PM May 27, 2017Observed: 3.48 ft at 2:30PM May 27, 2017Observed: 3.47 ft at 3:00PM May 27, 2017Observed: 3.44 ft at 3:30PM May 27, 2017Observed: 3.44 ft at 4:00PM May 27, 2017Observed: 3.42 ft at 4:30PM May 27, 2017Observed: 3.41 ft at 5:00PM May 27, 2017Observed: 3.39 ft at 5:30PM May 27, 2017Observed: 3.38 ft at 6:00PM May 27, 2017Observed: 3.36 ft at 6:30PM May 27, 2017Observed: 3.36 ft at 7:00PM May 27, 2017Observed: 3.34 ft at 7:30PM May 27, 2017Observed: 3.33 ft at 8:00PM May 27, 2017Observed: 3.31 ft at 8:30PM May 27, 2017Observed: 3.3 ft at 9:00PM May 27, 2017Observed: 3.28 ft at 9:30PM May 27, 2017Observed: 3.27 ft at 10:00PM May 27, 2017Observed: 3.23 ft at 10:30PM May 27, 2017Observed: 3.22 ft at 11:00PM May 27, 2017Observed: 3.22 ft at 11:30PM May 27, 2017Observed: 3.21 ft at 12:00AM May 28, 2017Observed: 3.19 ft at 12:30AM May 28, 2017Observed: 3.19 ft at 1:00AM May 28, 2017Observed: 3.16 ft at 1:30AM May 28, 2017Observed: 3.16 ft at 2:00AM May 28, 2017Observed: 3.14 ft at 2:30AM May 28, 2017Observed: 3.13 ft at 3:00AM May 28, 2017Observed: 3.1 ft at 3:30AM May 28, 2017Observed: 3.1 ft at 4:00AM May 28, 2017Observed: 3.08 ft at 4:30AM May 28, 2017Observed: 3.07 ft at 5:00AM May 28, 2017Observed: 3.05 ft at 5:30AM May 28, 2017Observed: 3.05 ft at 6:00AM May 28, 2017Observed: 3.03 ft at 6:30AM May 28, 2017Observed: 3.02 ft at 7:00AM May 28, 2017Observed: 3 ft at 7:30AM May 28, 2017Observed: 3 ft at 8:00AM May 28, 2017Observed: 2.97 ft at 8:30AM May 28, 2017Observed: 2.97 ft at 9:00AM May 28, 2017Observed: 2.95 ft at 9:30AM May 28, 2017Observed: 2.94 ft at 10:00AM May 28, 2017Observed: 2.92 ft at 10:30AM May 28, 2017Observed: 2.92 ft at 11:00AM May 28, 2017Observed: 2.9 ft at 11:30AM May 28, 2017Observed: 2.89 ft at 12:00PM May 28, 2017Observed: 2.88 ft at 12:30PM May 28, 2017Observed: 2.88 ft at 1:00PM May 28, 2017Observed: 2.86 ft at 1:30PM May 28, 2017Observed: 2.85 ft at 2:00PM May 28, 2017Forecast: 3 ft 8:00PM May 28, 2017Forecast: 3.5 ft 2:00AM May 29, 2017Forecast: 3.9 ft 8:00AM May 29, 2017Highest Forecast: 4 ft 2:00PM May 29, 2017Forecast: 3.8 ft 8:00PM May 29, 2017Forecast: 3.6 ft 2:00AM May 30, 2017Forecast: 3.4 ft 8:00AM May 30, 2017Forecast: 3.3 ft 2:00PM May 30, 2017Forecast: 3.1 ft 8:00PM May 30, 2017Forecast: 3 ft 2:00AM May 31, 2017Forecast: 2.9 ft 8:00AM May 31, 2017Forecast: 2.8 ft 2:00PM May 31, 2017USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesDLYW2(plotting HGIR2) Graph Created (2:19PM May 28, 2017)ObservedForecast (issued 10:57AM May 28)Latest observed value: 2.85 ft at 2:00 PM EDT 28-May-2017. Flood Stage is 14 ft
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 17
Moderate Flood Stage: 15
Flood Stage: 14
Action Stage: 12
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 17.20 ft on 02/04/1932
(2) 16.60 ft on 11/05/1985
(3) 15.90 ft on 03/13/1918
(4) 15.58 ft on 05/17/1996
(5) 14.80 ft on 01/26/1978
(6) 14.67 ft on 06/19/1998
(7) 14.57 ft on 07/31/1996
(8) 14.56 ft on 03/20/1982
(9) 14.20 ft on 02/03/1939
(10) 14.10 ft on 03/17/1936
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 12.94 ft on 01/31/2013
(2) 11.75 ft on 03/01/2012
(3) 11.83 ft on 04/13/2011
(4) 11.66 ft on 01/25/2010
(5) 11.46 ft on 12/12/2008
(6) 12.07 ft on 03/05/2008
(7) 12.77 ft on 04/15/2007
(8) 12.60 ft on 02/06/2004
(9) 12.26 ft on 02/23/2003
(10) 14.67 ft on 06/19/1998
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 0.00 ft on 09/29/1953
(2) 0.00 ft on 09/12/1930
(3) 0.12 ft on 09/04/1968
(4) 0.13 ft on 10/23/1969
(5) 0.13 ft on 10/11/1965
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17 Major flooding; Many roads, and homes start to flood along the Tygart Valley River. Many areas along streams, and creeks that flow into the Tygart Valley River are flooded.
15 Highway 21 Georgetown Road overflows one tenth of a mile to the right of the river gage. Also, sections of state Routes 219, and 250 start to flood. Route 38 back road flooded.
14 Approach to the Highway 21 Georgetown Road Bridge overflows 0.15 miles from the river gage. Also, minor flooding problems are noted along the reach of the river. Route 38 back road starts to flood.
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Latitude: 38.809167° N, Longitude: 79.881944° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 14 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 1940.09 ft 1954.09 ft Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
Other Not Available Not Available Adjustment of 1912

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