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Broad River in NC/SC at Lake Lure Dam Pool (ft)Observed: 988.86 ft at 9:25PM Apr 12, 2019Observed: 988.93 ft at 1:25AM Apr 13, 2019Observed: 988.97 ft at 2:40AM Apr 13, 2019Observed: 989.03 ft at 5:15AM Apr 13, 2019Observed: 989.03 ft at 5:25AM Apr 13, 2019Observed: 989.06 ft at 6:45AM Apr 13, 2019Observed: 989.07 ft at 5:25PM Apr 13, 2019Observed: 989.02 ft at 9:25PM Apr 13, 2019Observed: 989.01 ft at 1:15AM Apr 14, 2019Observed: 989.03 ft at 1:25AM Apr 14, 2019Observed: 989.02 ft at 9:25AM Apr 14, 2019Observed: 989.04 ft at 11:05AM Apr 14, 2019Observed: 989.05 ft at 1:25PM Apr 14, 2019Observed: 989.14 ft at 3:00PM Apr 14, 2019Observed: 989.19 ft at 5:25PM Apr 14, 2019Observed: 989.21 ft at 5:30PM Apr 14, 2019Observed: 989.25 ft at 7:15PM Apr 14, 2019Observed: 989.25 ft at 9:25PM Apr 14, 2019Observed: 989.35 ft at 9:45PM Apr 14, 2019Observed: 989.25 ft at 9:55PM Apr 14, 2019Observed: 989.25 ft at 11:55PM Apr 14, 2019Observed: 989.16 ft at 1:25AM Apr 15, 2019Observed: 989.14 ft at 1:45AM Apr 15, 2019Observed: 989.26 ft at 4:10AM Apr 15, 2019Observed: 989.25 ft at 5:25AM Apr 15, 2019Observed: 989.32 ft at 6:30AM Apr 15, 2019Observed: 989.25 ft at 6:40AM Apr 15, 2019Observed: 989.25 ft at 7:05AM Apr 15, 2019Observed: 989.34 ft at 7:15AM Apr 15, 2019Observed: 989.42 ft at 8:00AM Apr 15, 2019Observed: 989.27 ft at 8:05AM Apr 15, 2019Observed: 989.29 ft at 8:10AM Apr 15, 2019Observed: 989.35 ft at 8:25AM Apr 15, 2019Observed: 989.26 ft at 8:35AM Apr 15, 2019Observed: 989.3 ft at 9:25AM Apr 15, 2019Observed: 989.35 ft at 11:15AM Apr 15, 2019Observed: 989.25 ft at 1:25PM Apr 15, 2019Observed: 989.42 ft at 3:45PM Apr 15, 2019Observed: 989.31 ft at 4:40PM Apr 15, 2019Observed: 989.38 ft at 5:25PM Apr 15, 2019Observed: 989.37 ft at 9:25PM Apr 15, 2019Observed: 989.31 ft at 5:25AM Apr 16, 2019Observed: 989.32 ft at 1:25PM Apr 16, 2019Observed: 989.25 ft at 5:25PM Apr 16, 2019Observed: 989.21 ft at 6:45PM Apr 16, 2019Observed: 989.14 ft at 10:35PM Apr 16, 2019Observed: 989.05 ft at 3:15AM Apr 17, 2019Observed: 989.01 ft at 5:15AM Apr 17, 2019Observed: 989.01 ft at 5:25AM Apr 17, 2019Observed: 988.96 ft at 8:05AM Apr 17, 2019Observed: 988.93 ft at 9:25AM Apr 17, 2019Observed: 988.91 ft at 1:25PM Apr 17, 2019Observed: 988.94 ft at 5:25PM Apr 17, 2019Observed: 988.95 ft at 9:25PM Apr 17, 2019Observed: 988.97 ft at 1:25AM Apr 18, 2019Observed: 988.99 ft at 5:25AM Apr 18, 2019Observed: 989 ft at 9:25AM Apr 18, 2019Observed: 988.98 ft at 1:25PM Apr 18, 2019Observed: 988.93 ft at 5:25PM Apr 18, 2019Observed: 988.9 ft at 7:10PM Apr 18, 2019Observed: 988.89 ft at 9:25PM Apr 18, 2019Observed: 988.87 ft at 1:25AM Apr 19, 2019Observed: 988.86 ft at 5:25AM Apr 19, 2019Observed: 988.82 ft at 8:40AM Apr 19, 2019Observed: 988.84 ft at 9:25AM Apr 19, 2019Observed: 988.92 ft at 10:10AM Apr 19, 2019Observed: 989.03 ft at 10:55AM Apr 19, 2019Observed: 989.14 ft at 4:00PM Apr 19, 2019Observed: 989.16 ft at 4:30PM Apr 19, 2019Observed: 989.16 ft at 5:25PM Apr 19, 2019Observed: 989.2 ft at 9:25PM Apr 19, 2019Observed: 989.09 ft at 1:25AM Apr 20, 2019Observed: 989.05 ft at 3:15AM Apr 20, 2019Observed: 989.01 ft at 5:25AM Apr 20, 2019Observed: 988.95 ft at 7:20AM Apr 20, 2019Observed: 988.93 ft at 7:50AM Apr 20, 2019Observed: 988.96 ft at 9:25AM Apr 20, 2019Observed: 989.02 ft at 10:40AM Apr 20, 2019Observed: 989.04 ft at 10:45AM Apr 20, 2019Observed: 989.12 ft at 1:25PM Apr 20, 2019Observed: 989.22 ft at 4:25PM Apr 20, 2019Observed: 989.26 ft at 5:25PM Apr 20, 2019Observed: 989.34 ft at 7:45PM Apr 20, 2019Observed: 989.34 ft at 7:50PM Apr 20, 2019Observed: 989.38 ft at 9:25PM Apr 20, 2019Observed: 989.4 ft at 9:50PM Apr 20, 2019Observed: 989.45 ft at 11:10PM Apr 20, 2019Observed: 989.51 ft at 1:25AM Apr 21, 2019Observed: 989.55 ft at 3:20AM Apr 21, 2019Observed: 989.55 ft at 3:25AM Apr 21, 2019Observed: 989.59 ft at 5:25AM Apr 21, 2019Observed: 989.65 ft at 8:10AM Apr 21, 2019Observed: 989.65 ft at 8:35AM Apr 21, 2019Observed: 989.68 ft at 9:25AM Apr 21, 2019Observed: 989.73 ft at 1:25PM Apr 21, 2019Observed: 989.76 ft at 2:00PM Apr 21, 2019Observed: 989.78 ft at 3:10PM Apr 21, 2019Highest Observation: 989.79 ft at 5:25PM Apr 21, 2019Observed: 989.68 ft at 9:40PM Apr 21, 2019Observed: 989.65 ft at 10:05PM Apr 21, 2019Observed: 989.58 ft at 1:25AM Apr 22, 2019Observed: 989.57 ft at 1:30AM Apr 22, 2019Observed: 989.55 ft at 3:15AM Apr 22, 2019Observed: 989.55 ft at 5:25AM Apr 22, 2019Observed: 989.47 ft at 10:45AM Apr 22, 2019LRDN7(plotting HPIRR) Graph Created (12:20PM Apr 22, 2019)ObservedLatest observed value: 989.47 ft at 10:45 AM EDT 22-Apr-2019. 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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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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NAVD88 983 991  
NGVD 29 Not Available Not Available  
MSL Not Available Not Available  
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