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Pamlico River at Washington Stage (ft)Observed: 0.2 ft at 11:30AM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 0.24 ft at 11:45AM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 0.3 ft at 12:00PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 0.35 ft at 12:15PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 0.41 ft at 12:30PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 0.46 ft at 12:45PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 0.51 ft at 1:00PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 0.53 ft at 1:15PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 0.52 ft at 1:30PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 0.53 ft at 1:45PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 0.53 ft at 2:00PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 0.52 ft at 2:15PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 0.51 ft at 2:30PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 0.51 ft at 2:45PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 0.51 ft at 3:00PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 0.54 ft at 3:15PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 0.77 ft at 3:30PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 0.87 ft at 3:45PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 0.72 ft at 4:00PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 0.85 ft at 4:15PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 0.93 ft at 4:30PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 0.93 ft at 4:45PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 0.91 ft at 5:00PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 0.84 ft at 5:15PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 0.83 ft at 5:30PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 0.79 ft at 5:45PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 0.68 ft at 6:00PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 0.55 ft at 6:15PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 0.43 ft at 6:30PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 0.3 ft at 6:45PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 0.18 ft at 7:00PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 0.08 ft at 7:15PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: -0.02 ft at 7:30PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: -0.1 ft at 7:45PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: -0.16 ft at 8:00PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: -0.19 ft at 8:15PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: -0.21 ft at 8:30PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: -0.21 ft at 8:45PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: -0.18 ft at 9:00PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: -0.16 ft at 9:15PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: -0.12 ft at 9:30PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: -0.11 ft at 9:45PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: -0.09 ft at 10:00PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: -0.07 ft at 10:15PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: -0.06 ft at 10:30PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: -0.05 ft at 10:45PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: -0.05 ft at 11:00PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: -0.03 ft at 11:15PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 0 ft at 11:30PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 0.04 ft at 11:45PM Aug 01, 2020Observed: 0.11 ft at 12:00AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 0.2 ft at 12:15AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 0.3 ft at 12:30AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 0.4 ft at 12:45AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 0.52 ft at 1:00AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 0.62 ft at 1:15AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 0.73 ft at 1:30AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 0.83 ft at 1:45AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 0.91 ft at 2:00AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 0.98 ft at 2:15AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 1.03 ft at 2:30AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 1.07 ft at 2:45AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 1.09 ft at 3:00AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 1.1 ft at 3:15AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 1.09 ft at 3:30AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 1.07 ft at 3:45AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 1.04 ft at 4:00AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 1 ft at 4:15AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 0.96 ft at 4:30AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 0.91 ft at 4:45AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 0.86 ft at 5:00AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 0.81 ft at 5:15AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 0.75 ft at 5:30AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 0.69 ft at 5:45AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 0.62 ft at 6:00AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 0.57 ft at 6:15AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 0.49 ft at 6:30AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 0.42 ft at 6:45AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 0.34 ft at 7:00AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 0.26 ft at 7:15AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 0.17 ft at 7:30AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 0.1 ft at 7:45AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 0.04 ft at 8:00AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: -0.01 ft at 8:15AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: -0.04 ft at 8:30AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: -0.05 ft at 8:45AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: -0.02 ft at 9:00AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: -0.01 ft at 9:15AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 0.01 ft at 9:30AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 0.05 ft at 9:45AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 0.09 ft at 10:00AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 0.13 ft at 10:15AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 0.16 ft at 10:30AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 0.17 ft at 10:45AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 0.19 ft at 11:00AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 0.18 ft at 11:15AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 0.2 ft at 11:30AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 0.19 ft at 11:45AM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 0.18 ft at 12:00PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 0.22 ft at 12:15PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 0.24 ft at 12:30PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 0.26 ft at 12:45PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 0.3 ft at 1:00PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 0.27 ft at 1:15PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 0.28 ft at 1:30PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 0.26 ft at 1:45PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 0.26 ft at 2:00PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 0.24 ft at 2:15PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 0.24 ft at 2:30PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 0.24 ft at 2:45PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 0.29 ft at 3:00PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 0.33 ft at 3:15PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 0.36 ft at 3:30PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 0.43 ft at 3:45PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 0.46 ft at 4:00PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 0.51 ft at 4:15PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 0.56 ft at 4:30PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 0.61 ft at 4:45PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 0.65 ft at 5:00PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 0.66 ft at 5:15PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 0.68 ft at 5:30PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 0.68 ft at 5:45PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 0.68 ft at 6:00PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 0.67 ft at 6:15PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 0.63 ft at 6:30PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 0.61 ft at 6:45PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 0.59 ft at 7:00PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 0.51 ft at 7:15PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 0.53 ft at 7:30PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 0.49 ft at 7:45PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 0.46 ft at 8:00PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 0.43 ft at 8:15PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 0.41 ft at 8:30PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 0.4 ft at 8:45PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 0.39 ft at 9:00PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 0.38 ft at 9:15PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 0.39 ft at 9:30PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 0.4 ft at 9:45PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 0.42 ft at 10:00PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 0.43 ft at 10:15PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 0.43 ft at 10:30PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 0.44 ft at 10:45PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 0.42 ft at 11:00PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 0.4 ft at 11:15PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 0.37 ft at 11:30PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 0.35 ft at 11:45PM Aug 02, 2020Observed: 0.34 ft at 12:00AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 0.33 ft at 12:15AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 0.33 ft at 12:30AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 0.34 ft at 12:45AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 0.36 ft at 1:00AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 0.38 ft at 1:15AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 0.41 ft at 1:30AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 0.43 ft at 1:45AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 0.44 ft at 2:00AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 0.46 ft at 2:15AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 0.48 ft at 2:30AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 0.48 ft at 2:45AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 0.49 ft at 3:00AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 0.5 ft at 3:15AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 0.53 ft at 3:30AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 0.54 ft at 3:45AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 0.56 ft at 4:00AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 0.58 ft at 4:15AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 0.58 ft at 4:30AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 0.56 ft at 4:45AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 0.55 ft at 5:00AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 0.54 ft at 5:15AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 0.53 ft at 5:30AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 0.51 ft at 5:45AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 0.5 ft at 6:00AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 0.49 ft at 6:15AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 0.49 ft at 6:30AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 0.49 ft at 6:45AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 0.49 ft at 7:00AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 0.49 ft at 7:15AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 0.47 ft at 7:30AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 0.45 ft at 7:45AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 0.44 ft at 8:00AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 0.41 ft at 8:15AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 0.38 ft at 8:30AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 0.35 ft at 8:45AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 0.32 ft at 9:00AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 0.28 ft at 9:15AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 0.24 ft at 9:30AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 0.22 ft at 9:45AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 0.2 ft at 10:00AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 0.2 ft at 10:15AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 0.19 ft at 10:30AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 0.22 ft at 10:45AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 0.29 ft at 11:00AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 0.4 ft at 11:15AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 0.46 ft at 11:30AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 0.49 ft at 11:45AM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 0.52 ft at 12:00PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 0.59 ft at 12:15PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 0.59 ft at 12:30PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 0.6 ft at 12:45PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 0.61 ft at 1:00PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 0.66 ft at 1:15PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 0.7 ft at 1:30PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 0.79 ft at 1:45PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 0.75 ft at 2:00PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 0.81 ft at 2:15PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 0.88 ft at 2:30PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 0.93 ft at 2:45PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 0.96 ft at 3:00PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 0.99 ft at 3:15PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 1.1 ft at 3:30PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 1.13 ft at 3:45PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 1.14 ft at 4:00PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 1.15 ft at 4:01PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 1.15 ft at 4:15PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 1.16 ft at 4:16PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 1.16 ft at 4:30PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 1.2 ft at 4:31PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 1.2 ft at 4:45PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 1.17 ft at 5:00PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 1.17 ft at 5:15PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 1.16 ft at 5:30PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 1.19 ft at 5:45PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 1.23 ft at 6:00PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 1.24 ft at 6:15PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 1.26 ft at 6:30PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 1.3 ft at 6:45PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 1.33 ft at 7:00PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 1.32 ft at 7:15PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 1.31 ft at 7:30PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 1.25 ft at 7:45PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 1.19 ft at 8:00PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 1.17 ft at 8:15PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 1.17 ft at 8:30PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 1.15 ft at 8:45PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 1.11 ft at 9:00PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 1.09 ft at 9:15PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 1.09 ft at 9:30PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 1.06 ft at 9:45PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 1.03 ft at 10:00PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 1.02 ft at 10:15PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 1.04 ft at 10:30PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 1.06 ft at 10:45PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 1.07 ft at 11:00PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 1.08 ft at 11:15PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 1.14 ft at 11:30PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 1.17 ft at 11:45PM Aug 03, 2020Observed: 1.23 ft at 12:00AM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 1.38 ft at 12:15AM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 1.52 ft at 12:30AM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 1.66 ft at 12:45AM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 1.91 ft at 1:00AM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 2.04 ft at 1:15AM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 2.17 ft at 1:30AM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 2.35 ft at 1:45AM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 2.6 ft at 2:00AM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 2.79 ft at 2:15AM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 2.99 ft at 2:30AM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 3.16 ft at 2:45AM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 3.36 ft at 3:00AM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 3.52 ft at 3:15AM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 3.67 ft at 3:30AM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 3.82 ft at 3:45AM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 3.92 ft at 4:00AM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 3.96 ft at 4:15AM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 4 ft at 4:30AM Aug 04, 2020Highest Observation: 4.05 ft at 4:45AM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 3.98 ft at 5:00AM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 3.88 ft at 5:15AM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 3.79 ft at 5:30AM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 3.62 ft at 5:45AM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 3.46 ft at 6:00AM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 3.27 ft at 6:15AM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 3.03 ft at 6:30AM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 2.79 ft at 6:45AM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 2.57 ft at 7:00AM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 2.39 ft at 7:15AM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 2.2 ft at 7:30AM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 1.99 ft at 7:45AM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 1.8 ft at 8:00AM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 1.62 ft at 8:15AM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 1.41 ft at 8:30AM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 1.27 ft at 8:45AM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 1.1 ft at 9:00AM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 0.97 ft at 9:15AM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 0.83 ft at 9:30AM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 0.72 ft at 9:45AM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 0.55 ft at 10:00AM Aug 04, 2020USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesPAMN7(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (11:15AM Aug 4, 2020)ObservedLatest observed value: 0.55 ft at 10:00 AM EDT 4-Aug-2020. Flood Stage is 4 ft
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NOTE: Graphical forecasts are not available for the Pamlico River at Washington. During times of high water, forecast crest information can be found in the text products.

Vertical Datum references a tidal datum (MLLW). For more information click on USGS link below.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 7
Moderate Flood Stage: 5
Flood Stage: 4
Action Stage: 3
Low Stage (in feet): -1

Historic Crests
(1) 10.56 ft on 09/03/1913
(2) 9.48 ft on 09/14/2018
(3) 9.07 ft on 09/16/1999
(4) 8.46 ft on 08/27/2011
(5) 8.36 ft on 09/19/1955
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 9.48 ft on 09/14/2018
(2) 5.43 ft on 10/05/2015
(3) 3.90 ft on 07/04/2014
(4) 3.86 ft on 02/26/2013
(5) 8.46 ft on 08/27/2011
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) -3.70 ft on 01/04/1989
(2) -2.79 ft on 02/12/2012
(3) -2.66 ft on 01/16/1992
(4) -2.62 ft on 12/25/2002
(5) -2.23 ft on 02/01/2013
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7 Widespread and significant flooding of the town of Washington (including the Washington Park and River Road areas), as well as the community of Whichards Beach. Many homes and businesses will flood in Washington.Many roads will be impassable, especially those adjacent to the Pamlico River and adjacent creeks.
5 Flooding in and around the town of Washington and in the Whichards Beach area. Water will flood up to Main Street in the town of Washington. Numerous residences in Whichards Beach, Portside and Bayside Shores will flood.
4 Minor flooding in the town of Washington, flooding docks and yards adjacent to the Pamlico River and creeks. As well in areas south of River Road on Swan Point Road, Shady Banks, Summer Haven Road, Griffins Beach Road, and River Acres Road.Both the Pamlico River and Chocowinity Bay will flood the Twin Lakes Campground as well as Bayside Shores and Portside communities. Water will reach homes in Bayside Shores and access to locations in and around Whichards Beach will be cut off by flood waters.
3 Water backs up Rodmand Creek and will flood Whichards Beach Road. This road is the only access into Whichards Beach and surrounding areas such as Twin Lakes, Portside and Bayside Shores in Bayside Shores. Roads in Bayside Shores will see minor flooding.
-1 Low water levels wil make navigation hazardous on the Pamlico and Pungo Rivers.
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Latitude: 35.543333° N, Longitude: 77.061944° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 4 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
Elevation
(gauge height = flood stage)
Elevation information source
NAVD88 -1 3 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 0.93 4.43 Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
Other Not Available Not Available  

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