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Neuse River near Clayton, NC (CLYN7)


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Inundation Levels
NAVD88 Stage

Record Crest: 22.12 ft
148.5 21.0
148.0 20.5
147.5 20.0
147.0 19.5
146.5 19.0
146.0 18.5
145.5 18.0
145.0 17.5
144.5 17.0
144.0 16.5
143.5 16.0

Major Flooding Begins

143.0 15.5
142.5 15.0
142.0 14.5
141.5 14.0
141.0 13.5
140.5 13.0

Moderate Flooding Begins

140.0 12.5
139.5 12.0
139.0 11.5
138.5 11.0
* = Extended rating
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1.6 ft at 08/31/2015 17:15:00 UTC
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 16
Moderate Flood Stage: 13
Flood Stage: 9
Action Stage: 9
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 22.12 ft on 09/19/1945
(2) 21.62 ft on 10/03/1929
(3) 21.15 ft on 07/23/1919
(4) 20.12 ft on 09/07/1996
(5) 18.70 ft on 12/01/1934
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 12.98 ft on 05/17/2014
(2) 11.71 ft on 02/06/2010
(3) 16.10 ft on 06/15/2006
(4) 20.12 ft on 09/07/1996
(5) 12.79 ft on 03/05/1993
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 0.28 ft on 09/15/1932
(2) 0.81 ft on 08/30/1980
(3) 0.97 ft on 09/18/1985
(4) 0.98 ft on 10/10/1981
(5) 1.15 ft on 10/02/1985
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Graphical representation of flood inundation for NWS flood categories are based on steady state hydraulic modeling of water surface elevations for incremented discharges. Map shows approximate inundation areas for given water surface elevations and should not be used for navigation or permitting or other legal purposes, but strictly as a planning reference tool.

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26 The grounds of the pumping station begin to flood.
18 Flooding reaches the lower concrete span of the bridge on Covered Bridge Road.
16 Major flood begins.
13 There will be extensive flooding which will close the Neuse River Greenway trail.
10 The Neuse River Greenway at Covered Bridge Road begins to flood.
9 Minor overflow occurs on both banks. Water reaches the edge of the Neuse River Greenway trail.
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(1) CLYN7 facing upstream from NC42 bridge
(2) CLYN7 facing downstream from NC42 bridge
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Graphical representation of flood inundation for NWS flood categories are based on steady state hydraulic modeling of water surface elevations for incremented discharges. Map shows approximate inundation areas for given water surface elevations and should not be used for navigation or permitting or other legal purposes, but strictly as a planning reference tool.