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Little Kanawha River at Elizabeth Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 13.61 ft at 6:30PM Sep 24, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 6:45PM Sep 24, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 7:00PM Sep 24, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 7:15PM Sep 24, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 7:30PM Sep 24, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 7:45PM Sep 24, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 8:00PM Sep 24, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 8:15PM Sep 24, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 8:30PM Sep 24, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 8:45PM Sep 24, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 9:00PM Sep 24, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 9:15PM Sep 24, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 9:30PM Sep 24, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 9:45PM Sep 24, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 10:00PM Sep 24, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 10:15PM Sep 24, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 10:30PM Sep 24, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 10:45PM Sep 24, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 11:00PM Sep 24, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 11:15PM Sep 24, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 11:30PM Sep 24, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 11:45PM Sep 24, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 12:00AM Sep 25, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 12:15AM Sep 25, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 12:30AM Sep 25, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 12:45AM Sep 25, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 1:00AM Sep 25, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 1:15AM Sep 25, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 1:30AM Sep 25, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 1:45AM Sep 25, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 2:00AM Sep 25, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 2:15AM Sep 25, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 2:30AM Sep 25, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 2:45AM Sep 25, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 3:00AM Sep 25, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 3:15AM Sep 25, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 3:30AM Sep 25, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 3:45AM Sep 25, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 4:00AM Sep 25, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 4:15AM Sep 25, 2016Highest Observation: 13.62 ft at 4:30AM Sep 25, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 4:45AM Sep 25, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 5:00AM Sep 25, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 5:15AM Sep 25, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 5:30AM Sep 25, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 5:45AM Sep 25, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 6:00AM Sep 25, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 6:15AM Sep 25, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 6:30AM Sep 25, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 6:45AM Sep 25, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 7:00AM Sep 25, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 7:15AM Sep 25, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 7:30AM Sep 25, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 7:45AM Sep 25, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 8:00AM Sep 25, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 8:15AM Sep 25, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 8:30AM Sep 25, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 8:45AM Sep 25, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 9:00AM Sep 25, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 9:15AM Sep 25, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 9:30AM Sep 25, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 9:45AM Sep 25, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 10:00AM Sep 25, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 10:15AM Sep 25, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 10:30AM Sep 25, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 10:45AM Sep 25, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 11:00AM Sep 25, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 11:15AM Sep 25, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 11:30AM Sep 25, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 11:45AM Sep 25, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 12:00PM Sep 25, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 12:15PM Sep 25, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 12:30PM Sep 25, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 12:45PM Sep 25, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 1:00PM Sep 25, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 1:15PM Sep 25, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 1:30PM Sep 25, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 1:45PM Sep 25, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 2:00PM Sep 25, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 2:15PM Sep 25, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 2:30PM Sep 25, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 2:45PM Sep 25, 2016Observed: 13.6 ft at 3:00PM Sep 25, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 3:15PM Sep 25, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 3:30PM Sep 25, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 3:45PM Sep 25, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 4:00PM Sep 25, 2016Observed: 13.6 ft at 4:15PM Sep 25, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 4:30PM Sep 25, 2016Observed: 13.6 ft at 4:45PM Sep 25, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 5:00PM Sep 25, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 5:15PM Sep 25, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 5:30PM Sep 25, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 5:45PM Sep 25, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 6:00PM Sep 25, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 6:15PM Sep 25, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 6:30PM Sep 25, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 6:45PM Sep 25, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 7:00PM Sep 25, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 7:15PM Sep 25, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 7:30PM Sep 25, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 7:45PM Sep 25, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 8:00PM Sep 25, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 8:15PM Sep 25, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 8:30PM Sep 25, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 8:45PM Sep 25, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 9:00PM Sep 25, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 9:15PM Sep 25, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 9:30PM Sep 25, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 9:45PM Sep 25, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 10:00PM Sep 25, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 10:15PM Sep 25, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 10:30PM Sep 25, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 10:45PM Sep 25, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 11:00PM Sep 25, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 11:15PM Sep 25, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 11:30PM Sep 25, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 11:45PM Sep 25, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 12:00AM Sep 26, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 12:15AM Sep 26, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 12:30AM Sep 26, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 12:45AM Sep 26, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 1:00AM Sep 26, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 1:15AM Sep 26, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 1:30AM Sep 26, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 1:45AM Sep 26, 2016Observed: 13.6 ft at 2:00AM Sep 26, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 2:15AM Sep 26, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 2:30AM Sep 26, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 2:45AM Sep 26, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 3:00AM Sep 26, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 3:15AM Sep 26, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 3:30AM Sep 26, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 3:45AM Sep 26, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 4:00AM Sep 26, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 4:15AM Sep 26, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 4:30AM Sep 26, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 4:45AM Sep 26, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 5:00AM Sep 26, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 5:15AM Sep 26, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 5:30AM Sep 26, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 5:45AM Sep 26, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 6:00AM Sep 26, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 6:15AM Sep 26, 2016Observed: 13.6 ft at 6:30AM Sep 26, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 6:45AM Sep 26, 2016Observed: 13.6 ft at 7:00AM Sep 26, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 7:15AM Sep 26, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 7:30AM Sep 26, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 7:45AM Sep 26, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 8:00AM Sep 26, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 8:15AM Sep 26, 2016Observed: 13.6 ft at 8:30AM Sep 26, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 8:45AM Sep 26, 2016Observed: 13.6 ft at 9:00AM Sep 26, 2016Observed: 13.6 ft at 9:15AM Sep 26, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 9:30AM Sep 26, 2016Observed: 13.6 ft at 9:45AM Sep 26, 2016Observed: 13.6 ft at 10:00AM Sep 26, 2016Observed: 13.6 ft at 10:15AM Sep 26, 2016Observed: 13.6 ft at 10:30AM Sep 26, 2016Observed: 13.6 ft at 10:45AM Sep 26, 2016Observed: 13.6 ft at 11:00AM Sep 26, 2016Observed: 13.6 ft at 11:15AM Sep 26, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 11:30AM Sep 26, 2016Observed: 13.6 ft at 11:45AM Sep 26, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 12:00PM Sep 26, 2016Observed: 13.6 ft at 12:15PM Sep 26, 2016Observed: 13.6 ft at 12:30PM Sep 26, 2016Observed: 13.59 ft at 12:45PM Sep 26, 2016Observed: 13.59 ft at 1:00PM Sep 26, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 1:15PM Sep 26, 2016Observed: 13.59 ft at 1:30PM Sep 26, 2016Observed: 13.59 ft at 1:45PM Sep 26, 2016Observed: 13.59 ft at 2:00PM Sep 26, 2016Observed: 13.59 ft at 2:15PM Sep 26, 2016Observed: 13.6 ft at 2:30PM Sep 26, 2016Observed: 13.58 ft at 2:45PM Sep 26, 2016Observed: 13.59 ft at 3:00PM Sep 26, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 3:15PM Sep 26, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 3:30PM Sep 26, 2016Observed: 13.6 ft at 3:45PM Sep 26, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 4:00PM Sep 26, 2016Highest Observation: 13.62 ft at 4:15PM Sep 26, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 4:30PM Sep 26, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 4:45PM Sep 26, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 5:00PM Sep 26, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 5:15PM Sep 26, 2016Observed: 13.6 ft at 5:30PM Sep 26, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 5:45PM Sep 26, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 6:00PM Sep 26, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 6:15PM Sep 26, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 6:30PM Sep 26, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 6:45PM Sep 26, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 7:00PM Sep 26, 2016Observed: 13.6 ft at 7:15PM Sep 26, 2016Observed: 13.6 ft at 7:30PM Sep 26, 2016Observed: 13.6 ft at 7:45PM Sep 26, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 8:00PM Sep 26, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 8:15PM Sep 26, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 8:30PM Sep 26, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 8:45PM Sep 26, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 9:00PM Sep 26, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 9:15PM Sep 26, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 9:30PM Sep 26, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 9:45PM Sep 26, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 10:00PM Sep 26, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 10:15PM Sep 26, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 10:30PM Sep 26, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 10:45PM Sep 26, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 11:00PM Sep 26, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 11:15PM Sep 26, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 11:30PM Sep 26, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 11:45PM Sep 26, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 12:00AM Sep 27, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 12:15AM Sep 27, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 12:30AM Sep 27, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 12:45AM Sep 27, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 1:00AM Sep 27, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 1:15AM Sep 27, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 1:30AM Sep 27, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 1:45AM Sep 27, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 2:00AM Sep 27, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 2:15AM Sep 27, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 2:30AM Sep 27, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 2:45AM Sep 27, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 3:00AM Sep 27, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 3:15AM Sep 27, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 3:30AM Sep 27, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 3:45AM Sep 27, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 4:00AM Sep 27, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 4:15AM Sep 27, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 4:30AM Sep 27, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 4:45AM Sep 27, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 5:00AM Sep 27, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 5:15AM Sep 27, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 5:30AM Sep 27, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 5:45AM Sep 27, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 6:00AM Sep 27, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 6:15AM Sep 27, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 6:30AM Sep 27, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 6:45AM Sep 27, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 7:00AM Sep 27, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 7:15AM Sep 27, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 7:30AM Sep 27, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 7:45AM Sep 27, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 8:00AM Sep 27, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 8:15AM Sep 27, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 8:30AM Sep 27, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 8:45AM Sep 27, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 9:00AM Sep 27, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 9:15AM Sep 27, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 9:30AM Sep 27, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 9:45AM Sep 27, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 10:00AM Sep 27, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 10:15AM Sep 27, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 10:30AM Sep 27, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 10:45AM Sep 27, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 11:00AM Sep 27, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 11:15AM Sep 27, 2016Highest Observation: 13.62 ft at 11:30AM Sep 27, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 11:45AM Sep 27, 2016Observed: 13.6 ft at 12:00PM Sep 27, 2016Observed: 13.6 ft at 12:15PM Sep 27, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 12:30PM Sep 27, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 12:45PM Sep 27, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 1:00PM Sep 27, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 1:15PM Sep 27, 2016Observed: 13.6 ft at 1:30PM Sep 27, 2016Observed: 13.6 ft at 1:45PM Sep 27, 2016Observed: 13.59 ft at 2:00PM Sep 27, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 2:15PM Sep 27, 2016Observed: 13.6 ft at 2:30PM Sep 27, 2016Observed: 13.6 ft at 2:45PM Sep 27, 2016Observed: 13.6 ft at 3:00PM Sep 27, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 3:15PM Sep 27, 2016Observed: 13.6 ft at 3:30PM Sep 27, 2016Observed: 13.6 ft at 3:45PM Sep 27, 2016Observed: 13.61 ft at 4:00PM Sep 27, 2016Observed: 13.6 ft at 4:15PM Sep 27, 2016Observed: 13.6 ft at 4:30PM Sep 27, 2016Observed: 13.6 ft at 4:45PM Sep 27, 2016Observed: 13.59 ft at 5:00PM Sep 27, 2016Highest Forecast: 13.7 ft 8:00PM Sep 27, 2016Forecast: 13.6 ft 2:00AM Sep 28, 2016Forecast: 13.6 ft 8:00AM Sep 28, 2016Forecast: 13.6 ft 2:00PM Sep 28, 2016Forecast: 13.5 ft 8:00PM Sep 28, 2016Forecast: 13.5 ft 2:00AM Sep 29, 2016Forecast: 13.5 ft 8:00AM Sep 29, 2016Forecast: 13.5 ft 2:00PM Sep 29, 2016Forecast: 13.5 ft 8:00PM Sep 29, 2016Forecast: 13.6 ft 2:00AM Sep 30, 2016Forecast: 13.6 ft 8:00AM Sep 30, 2016Forecast: 13.6 ft 2:00PM Sep 30, 2016USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesELZW2(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (6:19PM Sep 27, 2016)ObservedForecast (issued 10:22AM Sep 27)Latest observed value: 13.59 ft at 5:00 PM EDT 27-Sep-2016. Flood Stage is 36 ft
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Datum: NGVD29
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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 Little Kanawha River at Elizabeth are issued routinely year-round.

Vertical datum height surveyed by the USGS

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 44
Moderate Flood Stage: 38
Flood Stage: 36
Action Stage: 34
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 40.04 ft on 03/03/1997
(2) 39.14 ft on 03/07/1967
(3) 36.44 ft on 02/24/2003
(4) 36.37 ft on 12/10/1979
(5) 36.34 ft on 11/23/2011
(6) 36.04 ft on 02/19/2000
(7) 35.00 ft on 01/26/1978
(8) 34.43 ft on 11/06/1985
(9) 34.22 ft on 02/02/1951
(10) 33.56 ft on 01/12/1974
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 33.01 ft on 03/05/2015
(2) 36.34 ft on 11/23/2011
(3) 33.14 ft on 06/06/2008
(4) 36.44 ft on 02/24/2003
(5) 33.43 ft on 03/21/2002
(6) 36.04 ft on 02/19/2000
(7) 40.04 ft on 03/03/1997
(8) 30.61 ft on 01/20/1996
(9) 33.48 ft on 02/10/1994
(10) 31.40 ft on 02/16/1989
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 3.32 ft on 09/24/1946
(2) 4.12 ft on 10/01/1947
(3) 6.90 ft on 11/03/1948

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44 Major flooding occurs in and around elizabeth and palestine. Reaches middle school, high school, water plant, and some homes along the river.
38 Homes along the river and along 35 over 17 snodgrass road start to flood. Low sections near the river and around elizabeth and palestine start to flood.
36 Sections of county road 35 over 17 snodgrass road floods.
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Latitude: 39.058889° N, Longitude: 81.389722° 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 29 585.510 ft 621.510 ft Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
Other Not Available Not Available  

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