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Hood Creek near Leland Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesLELN7(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (6:37PM Nov 28, 2021)Flood Stage is 12 ft
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NOTE: This river gauge will be discontinued soon and data will no longer be available.

NOTE: Forecasts are not available for the Hood Creek near Leland. Only observed stages are available for this point.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 0
Moderate Flood Stage: 0
Flood Stage: 12
Action Stage: 11
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 13.89 ft on 09/16/1999
(2) 11.53 ft on 08/27/1998
(3) 11.00 ft on 09/01/2006
(4) 9.70 ft on 10/08/2005
(5) 9.41 ft on 09/30/2010
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 9.41 ft on 09/30/2010
(2) 6.71 ft on 02/06/2010
(3) 6.69 ft on 01/26/2010
(4) 6.58 ft on 12/03/2009
(5) 6.26 ft on 09/26/2008
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 0.00 ft on 09/10/1997
(2) 1.35 ft on 09/12/2007
(3) 1.44 ft on 07/20/2007
(4) 1.51 ft on 08/06/2007
(5) 1.54 ft on 09/10/2005
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Latitude: 34.278611° N, Longitude: 78.125278° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 12 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
(gauge height = flood stage)
Elevation information source
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 12.22 ft 24.22 ft  

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