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Saluda River at Saluda Lake Dam Stage (ft)SALS1(plotting HPIRZ) Graph Created (9:35AM Aug 6, 2020)Flood Stage is 103 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts are not available for the Saluda River at Saluda Lake Dam. Only observed stages are available for this point.
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Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - near Greenville north of Old Easley Rd
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 106
Moderate Flood Stage: 105
Flood Stage: 103
Action Stage: 101.5
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

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Currently none available.
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103 FLASH BOARDS WILL LIKELY GIVE WAY AND FLOODING DOWNSTREAM WILL OCCURR.
102 2 FT OF WATER WILL BE GOING OVER DAM. FLOODING DOWNSTREAM WILL BE LIKELY. SALUDA LAKE LANDING WILL BE FLOODED INTO THE PARKING LOT.
101.5 AT THIS LEVEL SALUDA LAKE LANDING WILL BEGIN TO FLOODED. FLS NEEDED
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(1) Saluda Dam
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Latitude: 34.852222° N, Longitude: 82.483889° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

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Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 103 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
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(gauge height = 0)
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(gauge height = flood stage)
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NAVD88 Not Available Not Available Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 847 857 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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