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Rough River at Rough River Lake Pool (ft)Highest Observation: 506.36 ft at 7:00PM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 506.26 ft at 10:15PM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 506.26 ft at 10:30PM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 506.25 ft at 10:45PM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 506.24 ft at 11:00PM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 506.24 ft at 11:15PM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 506.23 ft at 11:30PM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 506.22 ft at 11:45PM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 506.22 ft at 12:00AM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 506.21 ft at 12:15AM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 506.21 ft at 12:30AM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 506.19 ft at 12:45AM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 506.19 ft at 1:00AM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 506.18 ft at 1:15AM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 506.18 ft at 1:30AM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 506.16 ft at 1:45AM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 506.15 ft at 2:00AM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 506.16 ft at 2:15AM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 506.14 ft at 2:30AM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 506.14 ft at 2:45AM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 506.13 ft at 3:00AM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 506.12 ft at 3:15AM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 506.12 ft at 3:30AM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 506.11 ft at 3:45AM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 506.1 ft at 4:00AM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 506.1 ft at 4:15AM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 506.09 ft at 4:30AM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 506.08 ft at 4:45AM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 506.07 ft at 5:00AM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 506.07 ft at 5:15AM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 506.06 ft at 5:30AM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 506.05 ft at 5:45AM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 506.04 ft at 6:00AM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 506.04 ft at 6:15AM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 506.03 ft at 6:30AM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 506.03 ft at 6:45AM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 506.02 ft at 7:00AM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 506.01 ft at 7:15AM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 506 ft at 7:30AM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 506 ft at 7:45AM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 505.99 ft at 8:00AM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 505.95 ft at 9:15AM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 505.94 ft at 9:30AM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 505.93 ft at 9:45AM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 505.92 ft at 10:00AM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 505.91 ft at 10:15AM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 505.91 ft at 10:30AM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 505.9 ft at 10:45AM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 505.89 ft at 11:00AM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 505.88 ft at 11:15AM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 505.87 ft at 11:30AM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 505.86 ft at 11:45AM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 505.86 ft at 12:00PM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 505.84 ft at 12:15PM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 505.83 ft at 12:30PM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 505.83 ft at 12:45PM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 505.83 ft at 1:00PM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 505.81 ft at 1:15PM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 505.81 ft at 1:30PM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 505.81 ft at 1:45PM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 505.79 ft at 2:00PM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 505.78 ft at 2:15PM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 505.78 ft at 2:30PM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 505.79 ft at 2:45PM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 505.76 ft at 3:00PM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 505.75 ft at 3:15PM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 505.73 ft at 3:30PM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 505.76 ft at 3:45PM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 505.73 ft at 4:00PM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 505.74 ft at 4:15PM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 505.71 ft at 4:30PM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 505.71 ft at 4:45PM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 505.71 ft at 5:00PM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 505.71 ft at 5:15PM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 505.7 ft at 5:30PM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 505.69 ft at 5:45PM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 505.69 ft at 6:00PM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 505.66 ft at 6:15PM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 505.68 ft at 6:30PM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 505.66 ft at 6:45PM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 505.66 ft at 7:00PM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 505.65 ft at 7:15PM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 505.63 ft at 7:30PM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 505.64 ft at 7:45PM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 505.62 ft at 8:00PM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 505.61 ft at 8:15PM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 505.62 ft at 8:30PM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 505.59 ft at 8:45PM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 505.61 ft at 9:00PM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 505.59 ft at 9:15PM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 505.58 ft at 9:30PM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 505.58 ft at 9:45PM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 505.57 ft at 10:00PM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 505.56 ft at 10:15PM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 505.55 ft at 10:30PM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 505.55 ft at 10:45PM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 505.54 ft at 11:00PM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 505.53 ft at 11:15PM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 505.52 ft at 11:30PM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 505.52 ft at 11:45PM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 505.51 ft at 12:00AM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 505.5 ft at 12:15AM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 505.5 ft at 12:30AM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 505.48 ft at 12:45AM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 505.48 ft at 1:00AM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 505.47 ft at 1:15AM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 505.46 ft at 1:30AM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 505.46 ft at 1:45AM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 505.45 ft at 2:00AM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 505.44 ft at 2:15AM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 505.44 ft at 2:30AM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 505.43 ft at 2:45AM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 505.43 ft at 3:00AM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 505.41 ft at 3:15AM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 505.4 ft at 3:30AM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 505.4 ft at 3:45AM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 505.39 ft at 4:00AM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 505.39 ft at 4:15AM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 505.38 ft at 4:30AM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 505.37 ft at 4:45AM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 505.37 ft at 5:00AM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 505.36 ft at 5:15AM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 505.35 ft at 5:30AM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 505.35 ft at 5:45AM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 505.32 ft at 6:00AM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 505.32 ft at 6:15AM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 505.32 ft at 6:30AM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 505.3 ft at 6:45AM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 505.31 ft at 7:00AM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 505.29 ft at 7:15AM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 505.28 ft at 7:30AM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 505.29 ft at 7:45AM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 505.26 ft at 8:00AM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 505.27 ft at 8:15AM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 505.26 ft at 8:30AM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 505.25 ft at 8:45AM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 505.24 ft at 9:00AM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 505.23 ft at 9:15AM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 505.23 ft at 9:30AM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 505.22 ft at 9:45AM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 505.21 ft at 10:00AM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 505.2 ft at 10:15AM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 505.19 ft at 10:30AM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 505.19 ft at 10:45AM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 505.18 ft at 11:00AM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 505.17 ft at 11:15AM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 505.17 ft at 11:30AM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 505.15 ft at 11:45AM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 505.14 ft at 12:00PM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 505.14 ft at 12:15PM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 505.13 ft at 12:30PM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 505.12 ft at 12:45PM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 505.11 ft at 1:00PM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 505.11 ft at 1:15PM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 505.1 ft at 1:30PM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 505.1 ft at 1:45PM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 505.08 ft at 2:00PM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 505.08 ft at 2:15PM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 505.07 ft at 2:30PM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 505.06 ft at 2:45PM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 505.05 ft at 3:00PM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 505.04 ft at 3:15PM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 505.03 ft at 3:30PM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 505.03 ft at 3:45PM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 505.02 ft at 4:00PM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 505.01 ft at 4:15PM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 505.01 ft at 4:30PM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 505 ft at 4:45PM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 504.99 ft at 5:00PM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 504.99 ft at 5:15PM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 504.98 ft at 5:30PM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 504.97 ft at 5:45PM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 504.96 ft at 6:00PM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 504.96 ft at 6:15PM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 504.95 ft at 6:30PM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 504.95 ft at 6:45PM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 504.94 ft at 7:00PM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 504.93 ft at 7:15PM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 504.93 ft at 7:30PM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 504.92 ft at 7:45PM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 504.91 ft at 8:00PM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 504.91 ft at 8:15PM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 504.91 ft at 8:30PM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 504.9 ft at 8:45PM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 504.9 ft at 9:00PM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 504.89 ft at 9:15PM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 504.89 ft at 9:30PM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 504.88 ft at 9:45PM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 504.88 ft at 10:00PM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 504.87 ft at 10:15PM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 504.87 ft at 10:30PM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 504.87 ft at 10:45PM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 504.86 ft at 11:00PM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 504.86 ft at 11:15PM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 504.85 ft at 11:30PM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 504.85 ft at 11:45PM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 504.84 ft at 12:00AM Mar 24, 2019Observed: 504.77 ft at 12:15AM Mar 24, 2019Observed: 504.78 ft at 12:30AM Mar 24, 2019Observed: 504.75 ft at 12:45AM Mar 24, 2019Observed: 504.76 ft at 1:00AM Mar 24, 2019Observed: 504.75 ft at 1:15AM Mar 24, 2019Observed: 504.73 ft at 1:30AM Mar 24, 2019Observed: 504.72 ft at 1:45AM Mar 24, 2019Observed: 504.72 ft at 2:00AM Mar 24, 2019Observed: 504.7 ft at 2:15AM Mar 24, 2019Observed: 504.71 ft at 2:30AM Mar 24, 2019Observed: 504.7 ft at 2:45AM Mar 24, 2019Observed: 504.68 ft at 3:00AM Mar 24, 2019Observed: 504.7 ft at 3:15AM Mar 24, 2019Observed: 504.67 ft at 3:30AM Mar 24, 2019Observed: 504.69 ft at 3:45AM Mar 24, 2019Observed: 504.65 ft at 4:00AM Mar 24, 2019Observed: 504.67 ft at 4:15AM Mar 24, 2019Observed: 504.65 ft at 4:30AM Mar 24, 2019Observed: 504.63 ft at 4:45AM Mar 24, 2019Observed: 504.64 ft at 5:00AM Mar 24, 2019Observed: 504.62 ft at 5:15AM Mar 24, 2019Observed: 504.62 ft at 5:30AM Mar 24, 2019Observed: 504.61 ft at 5:45AM Mar 24, 2019Observed: 504.61 ft at 6:00AM Mar 24, 2019Observed: 504.6 ft at 6:15AM Mar 24, 2019Observed: 504.59 ft at 6:30AM Mar 24, 2019Observed: 504.58 ft at 6:45AM Mar 24, 2019Observed: 504.58 ft at 7:00AM Mar 24, 2019Observed: 504.57 ft at 7:15AM Mar 24, 2019Observed: 504.55 ft at 7:30AM Mar 24, 2019Observed: 504.55 ft at 7:45AM Mar 24, 2019Observed: 504.54 ft at 8:00AM Mar 24, 2019Observed: 504.54 ft at 8:15AM Mar 24, 2019Observed: 504.53 ft at 8:30AM Mar 24, 2019Observed: 504.52 ft at 8:45AM Mar 24, 2019Observed: 504.52 ft at 9:00AM Mar 24, 2019Observed: 504.5 ft at 9:15AM Mar 24, 2019Observed: 504.49 ft at 9:30AM Mar 24, 2019Observed: 504.49 ft at 9:45AM Mar 24, 2019Observed: 504.47 ft at 10:00AM Mar 24, 2019Observed: 504.48 ft at 10:15AM Mar 24, 2019Observed: 504.45 ft at 10:30AM Mar 24, 2019Observed: 504.45 ft at 10:45AM Mar 24, 2019Observed: 504.44 ft at 11:00AM Mar 24, 2019Observed: 504.43 ft at 11:15AM Mar 24, 2019Observed: 504.42 ft at 11:30AM Mar 24, 2019Observed: 504.42 ft at 11:45AM Mar 24, 2019Observed: 504.39 ft at 12:00PM Mar 24, 2019Observed: 504.41 ft at 12:15PM Mar 24, 2019Observed: 504.39 ft at 12:30PM Mar 24, 2019Observed: 504.39 ft at 12:45PM Mar 24, 2019Observed: 504.38 ft at 1:00PM Mar 24, 2019Observed: 504.37 ft at 1:15PM Mar 24, 2019Observed: 504.36 ft at 1:30PM Mar 24, 2019Observed: 504.36 ft at 1:45PM Mar 24, 2019Observed: 504.36 ft at 2:00PM Mar 24, 2019Observed: 504.35 ft at 2:15PM Mar 24, 2019Observed: 504.34 ft at 2:30PM Mar 24, 2019Observed: 504.32 ft at 2:45PM Mar 24, 2019Observed: 504.33 ft at 3:00PM Mar 24, 2019Observed: 504.32 ft at 3:15PM Mar 24, 2019Observed: 504.31 ft at 3:30PM Mar 24, 2019Observed: 504.33 ft at 3:45PM Mar 24, 2019Observed: 504.31 ft at 4:00PM Mar 24, 2019Observed: 504.3 ft at 4:15PM Mar 24, 2019Observed: 504.29 ft at 4:30PM Mar 24, 2019Observed: 504.28 ft at 4:45PM Mar 24, 2019Observed: 504.29 ft at 5:00PM Mar 24, 2019Observed: 504.27 ft at 5:15PM Mar 24, 2019Observed: 504.27 ft at 5:30PM Mar 24, 2019Observed: 504.26 ft at 5:45PM Mar 24, 2019Observed: 504.24 ft at 6:00PM Mar 24, 2019US Army Corps of EngineersRRLK2(plotting HPIRG) Graph Created (6:53PM Mar 24, 2019)ObservedLatest observed value: 504.24 ft at 6:00 PM EDT 24-Mar-2019. Flood Stage is 524 ft
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Datum: NGVD29
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NOTE: River forecasts for this location take into account past precipitation and the precipitation amounts expected approximately 48 hours into the future from the forecast issuance time.

NOTE: Forecasts for the Rough River at Rough River Lake are issued routinely year-round.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 534
Moderate Flood Stage: 524
Flood Stage: 524
Action Stage: 522
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 527.30 ft on 05/04/2011
(2) 521.60 ft on 02/24/1989
(3) 521.20 ft on 05/22/1983
(4) 520.90 ft on 09/28/1979
(5) 517.90 ft on 03/22/1997
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 505.30 ft on 05/23/2016
(2) 511.90 ft on 04/23/2015
(3) 527.30 ft on 05/04/2011
(4) 510.80 ft on 05/09/2010
(5) 503.90 ft on 05/12/2009
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 462.00 ft on 12/10/1965
(2) 468.10 ft on 01/13/1995
(3) 468.60 ft on 02/23/1984

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554 Top of dam.
527.4 Record elevation on 05/04/2011
524 Flood pool, spillway elevation.
507.4 North Fork park closed.
506 Water over access road to some sites in North Fork.
502.5 Water over access road to sites in Laurel Branch campground.
501 Entrance at state park dock is under water.
498 Beach at North Fork is closed.
496.5 Water over sites in Axtel.
495 Summer Pool
490 Water is too low for boats to launch at Everleigh ramp.
478 Water is too low to launch boats at Peter Cave ramp.
475 Water is too low to launch boats at Cave Creek ramp.
470 Winter Pool
Photos
(1) Looking at Dam from Tailwater
(2) Road Over Dam
(3) Tailwater Outlet
(4) Intake Tower
(5) Looking Downstream from Tailwater Overlook
(6) Looking at Tailwater Area from Top of Dam
(7) Downstream of Dam
(8) Upstream of Dam
(9) Spillway Flow During May 2011 Flood
(10) State Park Beach Showerhouse During May 2011 Flood
(11) Tailwater During May 2011 Flood
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Latitude: 37.620000° N, Longitude: 86.499444° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
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Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 524 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
Elevation
(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 Not Available 524 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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