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Cape Creek at Fessenden Center in Buxton (in MLLW) Stage (ft)Observed: 0.91 ft at 8:15AM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 0.94 ft at 8:45AM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 0.92 ft at 9:15AM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 0.93 ft at 9:45AM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 0.96 ft at 10:15AM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 0.94 ft at 10:45AM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 0.93 ft at 11:15AM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 0.96 ft at 11:45AM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 1.01 ft at 12:15PM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 1.07 ft at 12:45PM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 1.06 ft at 1:15PM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 1.1 ft at 1:45PM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 1.07 ft at 2:15PM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 1.14 ft at 2:45PM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 1.17 ft at 3:15PM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 1.14 ft at 3:45PM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 1.1 ft at 4:45PM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 0.98 ft at 6:15PM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 0.91 ft at 6:45PM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 0.89 ft at 7:15PM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 0.84 ft at 7:45PM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 0.82 ft at 8:15PM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 0.75 ft at 8:45PM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 0.66 ft at 9:15PM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 0.65 ft at 9:45PM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 0.64 ft at 10:15PM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 0.63 ft at 10:45PM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 0.64 ft at 11:15PM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 0.71 ft at 11:45PM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 0.77 ft at 12:15AM Jul 31, 2021Observed: 0.86 ft at 12:45AM Jul 31, 2021Observed: 0.96 ft at 1:10AM Jul 31, 2021Observed: 1 ft at 1:15AM Jul 31, 2021Observed: 1.1 ft at 1:40AM Jul 31, 2021Observed: 1.21 ft at 1:45AM Jul 31, 2021Observed: 1.18 ft at 2:15AM Jul 31, 2021Observed: 1.08 ft at 2:30AM Jul 31, 2021Observed: 1.06 ft at 2:45AM Jul 31, 2021Observed: 1.09 ft at 3:15AM Jul 31, 2021Observed: 1.11 ft at 3:45AM Jul 31, 2021Observed: 1.17 ft at 4:15AM Jul 31, 2021Observed: 1.23 ft at 4:45AM Jul 31, 2021Observed: 1.33 ft at 5:10AM Jul 31, 2021Observed: 1.28 ft at 5:15AM Jul 31, 2021Observed: 1.39 ft at 5:20AM Jul 31, 2021Observed: 1.28 ft at 5:30AM Jul 31, 2021Observed: 1.16 ft at 5:35AM Jul 31, 2021Observed: 1.27 ft at 5:40AM Jul 31, 2021Observed: 1.32 ft at 5:45AM Jul 31, 2021Observed: 1.2 ft at 5:55AM Jul 31, 2021Observed: 1.1 ft at 6:00AM Jul 31, 2021Observed: 1 ft at 6:15AM Jul 31, 2021Observed: 0.9 ft at 6:30AM Jul 31, 2021Observed: 0.82 ft at 6:45AM Jul 31, 2021Observed: 0.75 ft at 7:15AM Jul 31, 2021Observed: 0.65 ft at 7:45AM Jul 31, 2021Observed: 0.56 ft at 8:15AM Jul 31, 2021Observed: 0.5 ft at 8:45AM Jul 31, 2021Observed: 0.44 ft at 9:15AM Jul 31, 2021Observed: 0.38 ft at 9:45AM Jul 31, 2021Observed: 0.34 ft at 10:15AM Jul 31, 2021Observed: 0.28 ft at 10:45AM Jul 31, 2021Observed: 0.22 ft at 11:15AM Jul 31, 2021Observed: 0.2 ft at 11:45AM Jul 31, 2021Observed: 0.31 ft at 12:10PM Jul 31, 2021Observed: 0.32 ft at 12:15PM Jul 31, 2021Observed: 0.43 ft at 12:35PM Jul 31, 2021Observed: 0.48 ft at 12:45PM Jul 31, 2021Observed: 0.59 ft at 1:05PM Jul 31, 2021Observed: 0.65 ft at 1:15PM Jul 31, 2021Observed: 0.75 ft at 1:40PM Jul 31, 2021Observed: 0.78 ft at 1:45PM Jul 31, 2021Observed: 0.88 ft at 2:05PM Jul 31, 2021Observed: 0.96 ft at 2:15PM Jul 31, 2021Observed: 0.98 ft at 2:45PM Jul 31, 2021Observed: 1.07 ft at 3:15PM Jul 31, 2021Observed: 1.06 ft at 3:45PM Jul 31, 2021Observed: 1.08 ft at 4:15PM Jul 31, 2021Observed: 1.13 ft at 4:45PM Jul 31, 2021Observed: 1.2 ft at 5:15PM Jul 31, 2021Observed: 1.17 ft at 5:45PM Jul 31, 2021Observed: 1.14 ft at 6:15PM Jul 31, 2021Observed: 1.14 ft at 6:45PM Jul 31, 2021Observed: 1.26 ft at 7:05PM Jul 31, 2021Observed: 1.48 ft at 7:10PM Jul 31, 2021Observed: 1.58 ft at 7:15PM Jul 31, 2021Observed: 1.47 ft at 7:35PM Jul 31, 2021Observed: 1.23 ft at 7:40PM Jul 31, 2021Observed: 1.22 ft at 7:45PM Jul 31, 2021Observed: 1.2 ft at 8:15PM Jul 31, 2021Observed: 1.14 ft at 8:45PM Jul 31, 2021Observed: 1.07 ft at 9:15PM Jul 31, 2021Observed: 0.97 ft at 9:35PM Jul 31, 2021Observed: 0.91 ft at 9:45PM Jul 31, 2021Observed: 0.81 ft at 10:00PM Jul 31, 2021Observed: 0.73 ft at 10:15PM Jul 31, 2021Observed: 0.62 ft at 10:45PM Jul 31, 2021Observed: 0.71 ft at 11:15PM Jul 31, 2021Observed: 0.73 ft at 11:45PM Jul 31, 2021Observed: 0.64 ft at 12:15AM Aug 01, 2021Observed: 0.61 ft at 12:45AM Aug 01, 2021Observed: 0.65 ft at 1:15AM Aug 01, 2021Observed: 0.73 ft at 1:45AM Aug 01, 2021Observed: 0.73 ft at 2:15AM Aug 01, 2021Observed: 0.72 ft at 2:45AM Aug 01, 2021Observed: 0.8 ft at 3:15AM Aug 01, 2021Observed: 0.9 ft at 3:45AM Aug 01, 2021Observed: 0.99 ft at 4:15AM Aug 01, 2021Observed: 1 ft at 4:45AM Aug 01, 2021Observed: 1 ft at 5:15AM Aug 01, 2021Observed: 1.01 ft at 5:45AM Aug 01, 2021Observed: 0.98 ft at 6:15AM Aug 01, 2021Observed: 0.92 ft at 6:45AM Aug 01, 2021Observed: 0.83 ft at 7:15AM Aug 01, 2021Observed: 0.78 ft at 7:45AM Aug 01, 2021Observed: 0.78 ft at 8:15AM Aug 01, 2021Observed: 0.68 ft at 8:30AM Aug 01, 2021Observed: 0.63 ft at 8:45AM Aug 01, 2021Observed: 0.52 ft at 9:10AM Aug 01, 2021Observed: 0.47 ft at 9:15AM Aug 01, 2021Observed: 0.58 ft at 9:30AM Aug 01, 2021Observed: 0.58 ft at 9:45AM Aug 01, 2021Observed: 0.48 ft at 9:55AM Aug 01, 2021Observed: 0.54 ft at 10:15AM Aug 01, 2021Observed: 0.57 ft at 10:45AM Aug 01, 2021Observed: 0.47 ft at 11:00AM Aug 01, 2021Observed: 0.48 ft at 11:15AM Aug 01, 2021Observed: 0.52 ft at 11:45AM Aug 01, 2021Observed: 0.58 ft at 12:15PM Aug 01, 2021Observed: 0.66 ft at 12:45PM Aug 01, 2021Observed: 0.7 ft at 1:15PM Aug 01, 2021Observed: 0.8 ft at 1:35PM Aug 01, 2021Observed: 0.85 ft at 1:45PM Aug 01, 2021Observed: 0.93 ft at 2:15PM Aug 01, 2021Observed: 0.98 ft at 2:45PM Aug 01, 2021Observed: 1.04 ft at 3:15PM Aug 01, 2021Observed: 1.03 ft at 3:45PM Aug 01, 2021Observed: 1.09 ft at 4:15PM Aug 01, 2021Observed: 1.19 ft at 4:40PM Aug 01, 2021Observed: 1.22 ft at 4:45PM Aug 01, 2021Observed: 1.47 ft at 5:10PM Aug 01, 2021Observed: 1.65 ft at 5:15PM Aug 01, 2021Observed: 1.75 ft at 5:20PM Aug 01, 2021Observed: 1.87 ft at 5:25PM Aug 01, 2021Observed: 2.01 ft at 5:30PM Aug 01, 2021Highest Observation: 2.07 ft at 5:45PM Aug 01, 2021Observed: 1.97 ft at 6:05PM Aug 01, 2021Observed: 1.91 ft at 6:15PM Aug 01, 2021Observed: 1.8 ft at 6:25PM Aug 01, 2021Observed: 1.69 ft at 6:30PM Aug 01, 2021Observed: 1.59 ft at 6:35PM Aug 01, 2021Observed: 1.6 ft at 6:45PM Aug 01, 2021Observed: 1.49 ft at 6:55PM Aug 01, 2021Observed: 1.38 ft at 7:00PM Aug 01, 2021Observed: 1.28 ft at 7:05PM Aug 01, 2021Observed: 1.17 ft at 7:15PM Aug 01, 2021Observed: 1.06 ft at 7:30PM Aug 01, 2021Observed: 0.96 ft at 7:55PM Aug 01, 2021Observed: 0.98 ft at 8:15PM Aug 01, 2021Observed: 1.09 ft at 8:25PM Aug 01, 2021Observed: 1.2 ft at 8:35PM Aug 01, 2021Observed: 1.3 ft at 8:45PM Aug 01, 2021Observed: 1.2 ft at 9:25PM Aug 01, 2021Observed: 1.08 ft at 9:40PM Aug 01, 2021Observed: 1 ft at 9:45PM Aug 01, 2021Observed: 0.97 ft at 10:15PM Aug 01, 2021Observed: 0.86 ft at 10:40PM Aug 01, 2021Observed: 0.82 ft at 10:45PM Aug 01, 2021Observed: 0.85 ft at 11:15PM Aug 01, 2021Observed: 0.96 ft at 11:40PM Aug 01, 2021Observed: 1.02 ft at 11:45PM Aug 01, 2021Observed: 1.13 ft at 12:10AM Aug 02, 2021Observed: 1.15 ft at 12:15AM Aug 02, 2021Observed: 1.17 ft at 12:45AM Aug 02, 2021Observed: 1.19 ft at 1:15AM Aug 02, 2021Observed: 1.3 ft at 1:25AM Aug 02, 2021Observed: 1.3 ft at 1:45AM Aug 02, 2021Observed: 1.23 ft at 2:15AM Aug 02, 2021Observed: 1.23 ft at 2:45AM Aug 02, 2021Observed: 1.18 ft at 3:15AM Aug 02, 2021Observed: 1.11 ft at 3:45AM Aug 02, 2021Observed: 1.07 ft at 4:15AM Aug 02, 2021Observed: 1.16 ft at 4:45AM Aug 02, 2021Observed: 1.22 ft at 5:15AM Aug 02, 2021Observed: 1.21 ft at 5:45AM Aug 02, 2021Observed: 1.11 ft at 6:10AM Aug 02, 2021Observed: 1.1 ft at 6:15AM Aug 02, 2021Observed: 1.08 ft at 6:45AM Aug 02, 2021Observed: 1.04 ft at 7:15AM Aug 02, 2021FESN7(plotting HGIRR) Graph Created (7:45AM Aug 2, 2021)ObservedLatest observed value: 1.04 ft at 7:15 AM EDT 2-Aug-2021. Flood Stage is 3.5 ft
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 6.5
Moderate Flood Stage: 5.5
Flood Stage: 3.5
Action Stage: 2.5
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

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6.5 Widespread and significant flooding throughout Buxton and Frisco, with businesses and homes flooded. Most roadways will be impassable with inundation, including Highway 12 and most secondary roads.
5.5 Numerous homes and businesses will see flooding throughout Buxton and Frisco. Portions of Highway 12 and secondary roads will be inundated with water and may be impassable.
3.5 Minor flooding in the towns of Buxton and Frisco, flooding docks and yards adjacent to the Pamlico Sound, Cape Creek, Brigand Bay and tributaries. Flooding along Rocky Rollinson Road, and portions of Highway 12 in northern Frisco. Locally moderate flooding for areas in Frisco adjacent to Brigand Bay.
2.5 Very low lying areas in Buxton and Frisco adjacent to the Pamlico Sound, Cape Creek and other tributaries will see minor flooding.
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Latitude: 35.267600° N, Longitude: 75.521800° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

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