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Catawba River at Mountain Island Dam Pool (ft)Observed: 97.47 ft at 8:00PM Aug 13, 2019Observed: 97.33 ft at 9:00PM Aug 13, 2019Observed: 97.43 ft at 10:00PM Aug 13, 2019Observed: 97.44 ft at 11:00PM Aug 13, 2019Observed: 97.38 ft at 12:00AM Aug 14, 2019Observed: 97.38 ft at 1:00AM Aug 14, 2019Observed: 97.6 ft at 2:00AM Aug 14, 2019Observed: 97.41 ft at 3:00AM Aug 14, 2019Observed: 97.27 ft at 4:00AM Aug 14, 2019Observed: 97.28 ft at 5:00AM Aug 14, 2019Observed: 97.22 ft at 6:00AM Aug 14, 2019Observed: 97.22 ft at 7:00AM Aug 14, 2019Observed: 97.28 ft at 8:00AM Aug 14, 2019Observed: 97.19 ft at 9:00AM Aug 14, 2019Observed: 97.21 ft at 10:00AM Aug 14, 2019Observed: 97.25 ft at 11:00AM Aug 14, 2019Observed: 97.22 ft at 12:00PM Aug 14, 2019Observed: 97.21 ft at 1:00PM Aug 14, 2019Observed: 97.24 ft at 2:00PM Aug 14, 2019Observed: 97.02 ft at 3:00PM Aug 14, 2019Observed: 97.08 ft at 4:00PM Aug 14, 2019Observed: 96.97 ft at 5:00PM Aug 14, 2019Observed: 97.19 ft at 6:00PM Aug 14, 2019Observed: 97.43 ft at 7:00PM Aug 14, 2019Observed: 97.47 ft at 8:00PM Aug 14, 2019Observed: 97.41 ft at 9:00PM Aug 14, 2019Observed: 97.39 ft at 10:00PM Aug 14, 2019Observed: 97.36 ft at 11:00PM Aug 14, 2019Observed: 97.33 ft at 12:00AM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 97.33 ft at 1:00AM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 97.36 ft at 2:00AM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 97.36 ft at 3:00AM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 97.32 ft at 4:00AM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 97.33 ft at 5:00AM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 97.33 ft at 6:00AM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 97.32 ft at 7:00AM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 97.32 ft at 8:00AM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 97.32 ft at 9:00AM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 97.3 ft at 10:00AM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 97.3 ft at 11:00AM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 97.3 ft at 12:00PM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 97.28 ft at 1:00PM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 97.32 ft at 2:00PM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 97.11 ft at 3:00PM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 97.28 ft at 4:00PM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 97.27 ft at 5:00PM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 97.35 ft at 6:00PM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 97.39 ft at 7:00PM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 97.41 ft at 8:00PM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 97.33 ft at 9:00PM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 97.25 ft at 10:00PM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 97.19 ft at 11:00PM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 97.24 ft at 12:00AM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 97.22 ft at 1:00AM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 97.22 ft at 2:00AM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 97.22 ft at 3:00AM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 97.19 ft at 4:00AM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 97.19 ft at 5:00AM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 97.21 ft at 6:00AM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 97.19 ft at 7:00AM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 97.19 ft at 8:00AM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 97.21 ft at 9:00AM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 97.19 ft at 10:00AM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 97.17 ft at 11:00AM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 97.17 ft at 12:00PM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 97.17 ft at 1:00PM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 97.19 ft at 2:00PM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 96.97 ft at 3:00PM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 97.16 ft at 4:00PM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 97.17 ft at 5:00PM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 97.22 ft at 6:00PM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 97.47 ft at 7:00PM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 97.46 ft at 8:00PM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 97.35 ft at 9:00PM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 97.38 ft at 10:00PM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 97.39 ft at 11:00PM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 97.38 ft at 12:00AM Aug 17, 2019Observed: 97.41 ft at 1:00AM Aug 17, 2019Observed: 97.38 ft at 2:00AM Aug 17, 2019Observed: 97.38 ft at 3:00AM Aug 17, 2019Observed: 97.39 ft at 4:00AM Aug 17, 2019Observed: 97.36 ft at 5:00AM Aug 17, 2019Observed: 97.36 ft at 6:00AM Aug 17, 2019Observed: 97.36 ft at 7:00AM Aug 17, 2019Observed: 97.36 ft at 8:00AM Aug 17, 2019Observed: 97.35 ft at 9:00AM Aug 17, 2019Observed: 97.36 ft at 10:00AM Aug 17, 2019Observed: 97.35 ft at 11:00AM Aug 17, 2019Observed: 97.35 ft at 12:00PM Aug 17, 2019Observed: 97.33 ft at 1:00PM Aug 17, 2019Observed: 97.35 ft at 2:00PM Aug 17, 2019Observed: 97.11 ft at 3:00PM Aug 17, 2019Observed: 97.06 ft at 4:00PM Aug 17, 2019Observed: 97.08 ft at 5:00PM Aug 17, 2019Observed: 97.11 ft at 6:00PM Aug 17, 2019Observed: 97.49 ft at 7:00PM Aug 17, 2019Observed: 97.5 ft at 8:00PM Aug 17, 2019Observed: 97.33 ft at 9:00PM Aug 17, 2019Observed: 97.41 ft at 10:00PM Aug 17, 2019Observed: 97.43 ft at 11:00PM Aug 17, 2019Observed: 97.36 ft at 12:00AM Aug 18, 2019Observed: 97.41 ft at 1:00AM Aug 18, 2019Observed: 97.39 ft at 2:00AM Aug 18, 2019Observed: 97.35 ft at 3:00AM Aug 18, 2019Observed: 97.38 ft at 4:00AM Aug 18, 2019Observed: 97.39 ft at 5:00AM Aug 18, 2019Observed: 97.36 ft at 6:00AM Aug 18, 2019Observed: 97.36 ft at 7:00AM Aug 18, 2019Observed: 97.38 ft at 8:00AM Aug 18, 2019Observed: 97.35 ft at 9:00AM Aug 18, 2019Observed: 97.36 ft at 10:00AM Aug 18, 2019Observed: 97.35 ft at 11:00AM Aug 18, 2019Observed: 97.35 ft at 12:00PM Aug 18, 2019Observed: 97.35 ft at 1:00PM Aug 18, 2019Observed: 97.38 ft at 2:00PM Aug 18, 2019Observed: 97.35 ft at 3:00PM Aug 18, 2019Observed: 97.35 ft at 4:00PM Aug 18, 2019Observed: 97.13 ft at 5:00PM Aug 18, 2019Observed: 97.05 ft at 6:00PM Aug 18, 2019Observed: 97.1 ft at 7:00PM Aug 18, 2019Observed: 97.28 ft at 8:00PM Aug 18, 2019Observed: 97.58 ft at 9:00PM Aug 18, 2019Observed: 97.46 ft at 10:00PM Aug 18, 2019Observed: 97.41 ft at 11:00PM Aug 18, 2019Observed: 97.49 ft at 12:00AM Aug 19, 2019Observed: 97.44 ft at 1:00AM Aug 19, 2019Observed: 97.41 ft at 2:00AM Aug 19, 2019Observed: 97.46 ft at 3:00AM Aug 19, 2019Observed: 97.44 ft at 4:00AM Aug 19, 2019Observed: 97.43 ft at 5:00AM Aug 19, 2019Observed: 97.46 ft at 6:00AM Aug 19, 2019Observed: 97.44 ft at 7:00AM Aug 19, 2019Observed: 97.41 ft at 8:00AM Aug 19, 2019Observed: 97.43 ft at 9:00AM Aug 19, 2019Observed: 97.43 ft at 10:00AM Aug 19, 2019Observed: 97.41 ft at 11:00AM Aug 19, 2019Observed: 97.43 ft at 12:00PM Aug 19, 2019Observed: 97.41 ft at 1:00PM Aug 19, 2019Observed: 97.43 ft at 2:00PM Aug 19, 2019Observed: 97.43 ft at 3:00PM Aug 19, 2019Observed: 97.22 ft at 4:00PM Aug 19, 2019Observed: 97.49 ft at 5:00PM Aug 19, 2019Observed: 97.46 ft at 6:00PM Aug 19, 2019Observed: 97.88 ft at 7:00PM Aug 19, 2019Observed: 97.91 ft at 8:00PM Aug 19, 2019Observed: 97.79 ft at 9:00PM Aug 19, 2019Observed: 97.9 ft at 10:00PM Aug 19, 2019Observed: 97.91 ft at 11:00PM Aug 19, 2019Observed: 97.82 ft at 12:00AM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 97.87 ft at 1:00AM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 97.9 ft at 2:00AM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 97.85 ft at 3:00AM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 97.85 ft at 4:00AM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 97.85 ft at 5:00AM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 97.83 ft at 6:00AM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 97.85 ft at 7:00AM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 97.85 ft at 8:00AM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 97.82 ft at 9:00AM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 97.82 ft at 10:00AM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 97.82 ft at 11:00AM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 97.8 ft at 12:00PM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 97.82 ft at 1:00PM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 97.82 ft at 2:00PM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 97.82 ft at 3:00PM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 97.68 ft at 4:00PM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 97.83 ft at 5:00PM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 97.85 ft at 6:00PM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 98.01 ft at 7:00PM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 98.04 ft at 8:00PM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 97.93 ft at 9:00PM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 98.01 ft at 10:00PM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 98.05 ft at 11:00PM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 97.93 ft at 12:00AM Aug 21, 2019Observed: 97.96 ft at 1:00AM Aug 21, 2019Observed: 98.01 ft at 2:00AM Aug 21, 2019Observed: 97.99 ft at 3:00AM Aug 21, 2019Observed: 97.96 ft at 4:00AM Aug 21, 2019Observed: 97.98 ft at 5:00AM Aug 21, 2019Observed: 97.98 ft at 6:00AM Aug 21, 2019Observed: 97.99 ft at 7:00AM Aug 21, 2019Observed: 97.98 ft at 8:00AM Aug 21, 2019Observed: 97.96 ft at 9:00AM Aug 21, 2019Observed: 97.96 ft at 10:00AM Aug 21, 2019Highest Observation: 98.18 ft at 11:00AM Aug 21, 2019Observed: 98.07 ft at 12:00PM Aug 21, 2019Observed: 97.99 ft at 1:00PM Aug 21, 2019Observed: 98.05 ft at 2:00PM Aug 21, 2019Observed: 98.05 ft at 3:00PM Aug 21, 2019Observed: 97.99 ft at 4:00PM Aug 21, 2019Observed: 98.02 ft at 5:00PM Aug 21, 2019Observed: 98.13 ft at 6:00PM Aug 21, 2019Observed: 98.05 ft at 7:00PM Aug 21, 2019Observed: 98.05 ft at 8:00PM Aug 21, 2019Observed: 97.96 ft at 9:00PM Aug 21, 2019Observed: 98.02 ft at 10:00PM Aug 21, 2019Observed: 98.01 ft at 11:00PM Aug 21, 2019Observed: 97.96 ft at 12:00AM Aug 22, 2019Observed: 98.01 ft at 1:00AM Aug 22, 2019Observed: 97.99 ft at 2:00AM Aug 22, 2019Observed: 97.98 ft at 3:00AM Aug 22, 2019Observed: 97.98 ft at 4:00AM Aug 22, 2019Observed: 97.96 ft at 5:00AM Aug 22, 2019Observed: 97.94 ft at 6:00AM Aug 22, 2019Observed: 97.96 ft at 7:00AM Aug 22, 2019Observed: 97.94 ft at 8:00AM Aug 22, 2019Observed: 97.94 ft at 9:00AM Aug 22, 2019Observed: 97.94 ft at 10:00AM Aug 22, 2019Observed: 97.93 ft at 11:00AM Aug 22, 2019Observed: 97.93 ft at 12:00PM Aug 22, 2019Observed: 97.93 ft at 1:00PM Aug 22, 2019Observed: 97.79 ft at 2:00PM Aug 22, 2019Observed: 97.77 ft at 3:00PM Aug 22, 2019Observed: 97.82 ft at 4:00PM Aug 22, 2019Observed: 97.85 ft at 5:00PM Aug 22, 2019Observed: 97.89 ft at 6:00PM Aug 22, 2019Observed: 97.95 ft at 7:00PM Aug 22, 2019Observed: 98.01 ft at 8:00PM Aug 22, 2019Observed: 98.08 ft at 9:00PM Aug 22, 2019Observed: 97.95 ft at 10:00PM Aug 22, 2019Observed: 97.87 ft at 11:00PM Aug 22, 2019Observed: 97.82 ft at 12:00AM Aug 23, 2019Observed: 97.8 ft at 1:00AM Aug 23, 2019Observed: 97.78 ft at 2:00AM Aug 23, 2019Observed: 97.82 ft at 3:00AM Aug 23, 2019Observed: 97.82 ft at 4:00AM Aug 23, 2019Observed: 97.78 ft at 5:00AM Aug 23, 2019Observed: 97.78 ft at 6:00AM Aug 23, 2019Observed: 97.8 ft at 7:00AM Aug 23, 2019MOUN7(plotting HPIRZ) Graph Created (9:05AM Aug 23, 2019)ObservedLatest observed value: 97.8 ft at 7:00 AM EDT 23-Aug-2019. Flood Stage is 102 ft
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 110
Moderate Flood Stage: 105
Flood Stage: 102
Action Stage: 100
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 109.60 ft on 08/30/1940
(2) 105.05 ft on 09/10/2004
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 102.48 ft on 07/07/2013
(2) 104.02 ft on 05/07/2013
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 93.00 ft on 01/09/1993
(2) 94.26 ft on 11/11/2007
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121 ALL GATES OPEN AT THIS ELEVATION.
110 MAJOR FLOODING BEGINS. HOMES AND BRIDGES DOWNSTREAM, AND IN VICINITY OF THE DAM, COULD BE AFFECTED.
105 Moderate Flood Stage. Significant flooding of lake access areas and docks is ongoing. Flooding of Lake Dr. and Riverside Dr. below the lake is possible. Significant flooding of residential yards along Riverside Dr. below the lake is occurring, and several homes are likely to be impacted by floodwaters. The Nivens Cove community along Mountain Island Lake may be impacted as well as Fox Ridge Ln. near the Stonewater Bay community.
104 Minor Flooding continues. Significant flooding of lake access areas and docks is ongoing. Flooding of Lake Dr. and Riverside Dr. below the lake is possible. Significant flooding of residential yards along Riverside Dr. below the lake is occurring, and floodwaters may begin to impact up to 16 homes along Riverside Dr. The Nivens Cove community along Mountain Island Lake may be impacted as well as Fox Ridge Ln. near the Stonewater Bay community.
103 HOMES IN NIVENS COVE AREA (GASTON COUNTY SIDE) OF MT ISLAND LAKE JUST BELOW HIGHWAY 16 BRIDGE AND AT THE END OF FOX RIDGE ROAD IN THE STONEWATER BAY AREA WILL BE FLOODED.
102 AT THIS LEVEL MOST DOCKS AND YARDS WILL BE FLOODED. ROADS TO SEVERAL HOMES WILL BE CUT OFF OR CLOSED. LAKE DRIVE AND RIVERSIDE DRIVE JUST SOUTH OF DAM ON MECKLENBURG SIDE WILL BEGIN TO FLOOD. VOLUNTARY EVACUATIONS WILL BEGIN.
101 FLOODING OF DOCKS AND YARDS WILL BEGIN. WATER WILL APPRAOCH ROADS SUCH AS LAKE AND RIVERSIDE DRIVES. FLS NEEDED.
100 FULL POOL. FLOODING OF DOCKS ALONG SHORELINE AND DOWNSTREAM OF THE DAM WILL BEGIN. FLS @ 101.0
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Latitude: 35.344277° N, Longitude: 80.986673° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

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NWS stage 0 ft 102 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
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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 Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
Other 0 ft 102 ft  
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