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Broad River in NC/SC at Lake Lure Dam Pool (ft)Highest Observation: 989.5 ft at 4:20PM Oct 18, 2018Observed: 989.49 ft at 8:20PM Oct 18, 2018Observed: 989.48 ft at 12:20AM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 989.46 ft at 4:20AM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 989.42 ft at 12:20PM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 989.41 ft at 4:20PM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 989.4 ft at 8:20PM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 989.38 ft at 10:55PM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 989.38 ft at 4:20AM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 989.34 ft at 8:20AM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 989.33 ft at 10:10AM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 989.33 ft at 4:20PM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 989.3 ft at 5:55PM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 989.27 ft at 8:20PM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 989.27 ft at 9:10PM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 989.33 ft at 9:15PM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 989.24 ft at 9:30PM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 989.34 ft at 9:35PM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 989.24 ft at 10:25PM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 989.28 ft at 10:50PM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 989.31 ft at 10:55PM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 989.31 ft at 11:15PM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 989.27 ft at 11:20PM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 989.19 ft at 12:35AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 989.21 ft at 12:40AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 989.31 ft at 12:45AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 989.31 ft at 12:55AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 989.23 ft at 1:00AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 989.28 ft at 1:10AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 989.16 ft at 2:15AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 989.27 ft at 2:20AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 989.21 ft at 2:50AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 989.28 ft at 2:55AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 989.27 ft at 4:20AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 989.21 ft at 8:20AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 989.18 ft at 12:20PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 989.17 ft at 12:35PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 989.15 ft at 4:20PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 989.19 ft at 12:20AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 989.26 ft at 3:00AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 989.3 ft at 4:20AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 989.36 ft at 6:50AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 989.38 ft at 7:05AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 989.41 ft at 8:20AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 989.36 ft at 12:20PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 989.33 ft at 4:20PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 989.28 ft at 8:20PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 989.27 ft at 8:35PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 989.23 ft at 12:20AM Oct 23, 2018Observed: 989.18 ft at 4:20AM Oct 23, 2018Observed: 989.18 ft at 4:35AM Oct 23, 2018Observed: 989.16 ft at 6:00AM Oct 23, 2018Observed: 989.14 ft at 8:20AM Oct 23, 2018Observed: 989.12 ft at 12:20PM Oct 23, 2018LRDN7(plotting HPIRR) Graph Created (2:35PM Oct 23, 2018)ObservedLatest observed value: 989.12 ft at 12:20 PM EDT 23-Oct-2018. Flood Stage is 991 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts are not available for the Broad River in NC/SC at Lake Lure Dam. Only observed stages are available for this point.
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Upstream Gauge - at highway 9 near Chimney Rock Upstream Gauge Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - below Lake Lure Dam
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 998
Moderate Flood Stage: 994
Flood Stage: 991
Action Stage: 990.5
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 990.43 ft on 03/07/2011
(2) 990.38 ft on 12/05/2010

(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 990.43 ft on 03/07/2011
(2) 990.38 ft on 12/05/2010

(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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993.5 CAMPGROUNDS UPSTREAM OF THIS GAGEE BETWEEN THE LAKE AND BAT CAVE WILL BE EVACUATED.
991 WATER WILL LIKELY BE FLOWING OVER EMERGENCY SPILLWAY AND ALL GATES WILL LIKELY BE OPEN. ROADS DOWNSTREAM WILL BEGIN TO FLOOD.
990 FULL POOL STAGE.
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Latitude: 35.425000° N, Longitude: 82.184167° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

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NWS stage 983 ft 991 ft  
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(gauge height = 983)
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NAVD88 983 991  
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