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Buckhorn Creek (VA) near Lone Fountain Pool (ft)Highest Observation: 259.46 ft at 4:30PM May 13, 2022Observed: 259.41 ft at 7:35PM May 13, 2022Observed: 259.36 ft at 10:20PM May 13, 2022Observed: 259.36 ft at 10:30PM May 13, 2022Observed: 259.31 ft at 12:30AM May 14, 2022Observed: 259.26 ft at 3:20AM May 14, 2022Observed: 259.25 ft at 4:30AM May 14, 2022Observed: 259.2 ft at 6:25AM May 14, 2022Observed: 259.15 ft at 9:05AM May 14, 2022Observed: 259.14 ft at 10:30AM May 14, 2022Observed: 259.09 ft at 3:55PM May 14, 2022Observed: 259.08 ft at 4:30PM May 14, 2022Observed: 259.03 ft at 8:30PM May 14, 2022Observed: 259 ft at 10:30PM May 14, 2022Observed: 258.95 ft at 4:15AM May 15, 2022Observed: 258.95 ft at 4:30AM May 15, 2022Observed: 258.99 ft at 10:30AM May 15, 2022Observed: 258.99 ft at 4:30PM May 15, 2022Observed: 258.99 ft at 10:30PM May 15, 2022Observed: 258.99 ft at 4:30AM May 16, 2022Observed: 259 ft at 4:30PM May 16, 2022Observed: 259.05 ft at 9:55PM May 16, 2022Observed: 259.07 ft at 10:30PM May 16, 2022Observed: 259.12 ft at 12:00AM May 17, 2022Observed: 259.17 ft at 3:05AM May 17, 2022Observed: 259.18 ft at 4:30AM May 17, 2022Observed: 259.18 ft at 10:30AM May 17, 2022Observed: 259.13 ft at 1:35PM May 17, 2022Observed: 259.1 ft at 4:30PM May 17, 2022Observed: 259.05 ft at 7:05PM May 17, 2022Observed: 259 ft at 9:00PM May 17, 2022Observed: 258.99 ft at 10:30PM May 17, 2022Observed: 258.99 ft at 4:30AM May 18, 2022Observed: 258.99 ft at 10:30AM May 18, 2022LFFV2(plotting HPIRR) Graph Created (12:26PM May 18, 2022)ObservedLatest observed value: 258.99 ft at 10:30 AM EDT 18-May-2022.
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NOTE: Forecasts are not available for the Buckhorn Creek (VA) near Lone Fountain. Only observed stages are available for this point.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 0
Moderate Flood Stage: 12
Flood Stage: 8
Action Stage: 6
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

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12 Water covers US 250 at Buckhorn Creek, and approaches a nearby home.
8 An access road near US 250 begins to flood, with water approaching the yard of a home.
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Latitude: 38.285300° N, Longitude: 79.237500° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

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