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Black Warrior River at Selden Lock and Dam Tailwater (ft)Flow (kcfs)Highest Observation: 93.35 ft at 8:45PM Apr 17, 2018Observed: 93.34 ft at 9:00PM Apr 17, 2018Observed: 93.34 ft at 9:15PM Apr 17, 2018Observed: 93.33 ft at 9:30PM Apr 17, 2018Observed: 93.32 ft at 9:45PM Apr 17, 2018Observed: 93.32 ft at 10:00PM Apr 17, 2018Observed: 93.3 ft at 10:15PM Apr 17, 2018Observed: 93.3 ft at 10:30PM Apr 17, 2018Observed: 93.29 ft at 10:45PM Apr 17, 2018Observed: 93.28 ft at 11:00PM Apr 17, 2018Observed: 93.27 ft at 11:15PM Apr 17, 2018Observed: 93.26 ft at 11:30PM Apr 17, 2018Observed: 93.25 ft at 11:45PM Apr 17, 2018Observed: 93.24 ft at 12:00AM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 93.22 ft at 12:15AM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 93.22 ft at 12:30AM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 93.2 ft at 12:45AM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 93.15 ft at 1:00AM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 93.11 ft at 1:15AM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 93.06 ft at 1:30AM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 93.02 ft at 1:45AM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 92.98 ft at 2:00AM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 92.93 ft at 2:15AM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 92.89 ft at 2:30AM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 92.86 ft at 2:45AM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 92.82 ft at 3:00AM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 92.8 ft at 3:15AM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 92.77 ft at 3:30AM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 92.74 ft at 3:45AM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 92.72 ft at 4:00AM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 92.7 ft at 4:15AM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 92.68 ft at 4:30AM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 92.66 ft at 4:45AM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 92.64 ft at 5:00AM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 92.62 ft at 5:15AM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 92.6 ft at 5:30AM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 92.58 ft at 5:45AM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 92.57 ft at 6:00AM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 92.55 ft at 6:15AM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 92.54 ft at 6:30AM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 92.52 ft at 6:45AM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 92.5 ft at 7:00AM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 92.48 ft at 7:15AM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 92.47 ft at 7:30AM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 92.45 ft at 7:45AM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 92.42 ft at 8:00AM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 92.41 ft at 8:15AM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 92.39 ft at 8:30AM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 92.38 ft at 8:45AM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 92.35 ft at 9:00AM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 92.34 ft at 9:15AM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 92.32 ft at 9:30AM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 92.3 ft at 9:45AM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 92.25 ft at 10:00AM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 92.2 ft at 10:15AM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 92.14 ft at 10:30AM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 92.09 ft at 10:45AM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 92.04 ft at 11:00AM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 91.99 ft at 11:15AM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 91.95 ft at 11:30AM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 91.91 ft at 11:45AM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 91.87 ft at 12:00PM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 91.83 ft at 12:15PM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 91.8 ft at 12:30PM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 91.77 ft at 12:45PM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 91.74 ft at 1:00PM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 91.71 ft at 1:15PM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 91.68 ft at 1:30PM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 91.65 ft at 1:45PM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 91.63 ft at 2:00PM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 91.6 ft at 2:15PM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 91.58 ft at 2:30PM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 91.53 ft at 2:45PM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 91.49 ft at 3:00PM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 91.45 ft at 3:15PM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 91.41 ft at 3:30PM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 91.36 ft at 3:45PM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 91.32 ft at 4:00PM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 91.28 ft at 4:15PM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 91.22 ft at 4:30PM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 91.17 ft at 4:45PM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 91.12 ft at 5:00PM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 91.07 ft at 5:15PM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 91.02 ft at 5:30PM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 90.96 ft at 5:45PM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 90.9 ft at 6:00PM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 90.84 ft at 6:15PM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 90.78 ft at 6:30PM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 90.73 ft at 6:45PM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 90.68 ft at 7:00PM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 90.63 ft at 7:15PM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 90.58 ft at 7:30PM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 90.54 ft at 7:45PM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 90.5 ft at 8:00PM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 90.46 ft at 8:15PM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 90.42 ft at 8:30PM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 90.39 ft at 8:45PM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 90.36 ft at 9:00PM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 90.33 ft at 9:15PM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 90.3 ft at 9:30PM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 90.28 ft at 9:45PM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 90.26 ft at 10:00PM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 90.22 ft at 10:15PM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 90.18 ft at 10:30PM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 90.13 ft at 10:45PM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 90.09 ft at 11:00PM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 90.05 ft at 11:15PM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 90.01 ft at 11:30PM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 89.97 ft at 11:45PM Apr 18, 2018Observed: 89.93 ft at 12:00AM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 89.9 ft at 12:15AM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 89.87 ft at 12:30AM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 89.84 ft at 12:45AM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 89.8 ft at 1:00AM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 89.78 ft at 1:15AM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 89.75 ft at 1:30AM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 89.72 ft at 1:45AM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 89.7 ft at 2:00AM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 89.67 ft at 2:15AM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 89.65 ft at 2:30AM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 89.63 ft at 2:45AM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 89.6 ft at 3:00AM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 89.59 ft at 3:15AM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 89.57 ft at 3:30AM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 89.55 ft at 3:45AM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 89.54 ft at 4:00AM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 89.5 ft at 4:15AM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 89.48 ft at 4:30AM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 89.44 ft at 4:45AM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 89.39 ft at 5:00AM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 89.33 ft at 5:15AM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 89.28 ft at 5:30AM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 89.22 ft at 5:45AM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 89.16 ft at 6:00AM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 89.11 ft at 6:15AM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 89.06 ft at 6:30AM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 89.01 ft at 6:45AM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 88.96 ft at 7:00AM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 88.91 ft at 7:15AM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 88.88 ft at 7:30AM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 88.83 ft at 7:45AM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 88.8 ft at 8:00AM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 88.76 ft at 8:15AM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 88.72 ft at 8:30AM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 88.67 ft at 8:45AM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 88.62 ft at 9:00AM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 88.57 ft at 9:15AM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 88.52 ft at 9:30AM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 88.47 ft at 9:45AM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 88.39 ft at 10:00AM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 88.31 ft at 10:15AM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 88.23 ft at 10:30AM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 88.15 ft at 10:45AM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 88.07 ft at 11:00AM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 87.96 ft at 11:15AM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 87.86 ft at 11:30AM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 87.76 ft at 11:45AM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 87.65 ft at 12:00PM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 87.55 ft at 12:15PM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 87.45 ft at 12:30PM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 87.36 ft at 12:45PM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 87.26 ft at 1:00PM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 87.17 ft at 1:15PM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 87.09 ft at 1:30PM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 87 ft at 1:45PM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 86.92 ft at 2:00PM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 86.85 ft at 2:15PM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 86.78 ft at 2:30PM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 86.71 ft at 2:45PM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 86.64 ft at 3:00PM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 86.58 ft at 3:15PM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 86.52 ft at 3:30PM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 86.5 ft at 3:45PM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 86.49 ft at 4:00PM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 86.49 ft at 4:15PM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 86.49 ft at 4:30PM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 86.5 ft at 4:45PM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 86.51 ft at 5:00PM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 86.51 ft at 5:15PM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 86.52 ft at 5:30PM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 86.52 ft at 5:45PM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 86.52 ft at 6:00PM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 86.52 ft at 6:15PM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 86.52 ft at 6:30PM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 86.51 ft at 6:45PM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 86.5 ft at 7:00PM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 86.49 ft at 7:15PM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 86.48 ft at 7:30PM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 86.47 ft at 7:45PM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 86.46 ft at 8:00PM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 86.45 ft at 8:15PM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 86.44 ft at 8:30PM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 86.43 ft at 8:45PM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 86.42 ft at 9:00PM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 86.41 ft at 9:15PM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 86.4 ft at 9:30PM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 86.39 ft at 9:45PM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 86.38 ft at 10:00PM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 86.36 ft at 10:15PM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 86.35 ft at 10:30PM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 86.34 ft at 10:45PM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 86.33 ft at 11:00PM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 86.32 ft at 11:15PM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 86.31 ft at 11:30PM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 86.29 ft at 11:45PM Apr 19, 2018Observed: 86.28 ft at 12:00AM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 86.27 ft at 12:15AM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 86.26 ft at 12:30AM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 86.25 ft at 12:45AM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 86.24 ft at 1:00AM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 86.22 ft at 1:15AM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 86.21 ft at 1:30AM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 86.2 ft at 1:45AM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 86.18 ft at 2:00AM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 86.17 ft at 2:15AM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 86.15 ft at 2:30AM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 86.14 ft at 2:45AM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 86.13 ft at 3:00AM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 86.11 ft at 3:15AM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 86.1 ft at 3:30AM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 86.09 ft at 3:45AM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 86.08 ft at 4:00AM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 86.06 ft at 4:15AM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 86.05 ft at 4:30AM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 86.04 ft at 4:45AM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 86.02 ft at 5:00AM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 85.98 ft at 5:15AM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 85.93 ft at 5:30AM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 85.88 ft at 5:45AM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 85.82 ft at 6:00AM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 85.77 ft at 6:15AM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 85.71 ft at 6:30AM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 85.66 ft at 6:45AM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 85.61 ft at 7:00AM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 85.57 ft at 7:15AM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 85.54 ft at 7:30AM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 85.49 ft at 7:45AM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 85.45 ft at 8:00AM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 85.41 ft at 8:15AM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 85.38 ft at 8:30AM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 85.35 ft at 8:45AM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 85.32 ft at 9:00AM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 85.27 ft at 9:15AM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 85.22 ft at 9:30AM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 85.17 ft at 9:45AM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 85.12 ft at 10:00AM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 85.07 ft at 10:15AM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 85 ft at 10:30AM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 84.93 ft at 10:45AM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 84.86 ft at 11:00AM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 84.78 ft at 11:15AM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 84.69 ft at 11:30AM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 84.61 ft at 11:45AM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 84.53 ft at 12:00PM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 84.45 ft at 12:15PM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 84.38 ft at 12:30PM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 84.3 ft at 12:45PM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 84.24 ft at 1:00PM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 84.17 ft at 1:15PM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 84.11 ft at 1:30PM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 84.05 ft at 1:45PM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 84 ft at 2:00PM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 83.95 ft at 2:15PM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 83.9 ft at 2:30PM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 83.86 ft at 2:45PM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 83.82 ft at 3:00PM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 83.78 ft at 3:15PM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 83.75 ft at 3:30PM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 83.72 ft at 3:45PM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 83.68 ft at 4:00PM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 83.66 ft at 4:15PM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 83.63 ft at 4:30PM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 83.6 ft at 4:45PM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 83.58 ft at 5:00PM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 83.55 ft at 5:15PM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 83.53 ft at 5:30PM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 83.5 ft at 5:45PM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 83.48 ft at 6:00PM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 83.46 ft at 6:15PM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 83.44 ft at 6:30PM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 83.41 ft at 6:45PM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 83.34 ft at 7:00PM Apr 20, 2018Observed: 83.26 ft at 7:15PM Apr 20, 2018Highest Forecast: 82.9 ft 1:00AM Apr 21, 2018Forecast: 82.3 ft 7:00AM Apr 21, 2018Forecast: 81.7 ft 1:00PM Apr 21, 2018Forecast: 81.1 ft 7:00PM Apr 21, 2018Forecast: 80.7 ft 1:00AM Apr 22, 2018Forecast: 80.4 ft 7:00AM Apr 22, 2018Forecast: 80.1 ft 1:00PM Apr 22, 2018Forecast: 79.9 ft 7:00PM Apr 22, 2018Forecast: 79.7 ft 1:00AM Apr 23, 2018Forecast: 79.5 ft 7:00AM Apr 23, 2018Forecast: 79.3 ft 1:00PM Apr 23, 2018Forecast: 79.2 ft 7:00PM Apr 23, 2018Forecast: 79 ft 1:00AM Apr 24, 2018Forecast: 78.8 ft 7:00AM Apr 24, 2018Forecast: 78.7 ft 1:00PM Apr 24, 2018Forecast: 78.5 ft 7:00PM Apr 24, 2018Forecast: 78.3 ft 1:00AM Apr 25, 2018Forecast: 78.1 ft 7:00AM Apr 25, 2018USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesWLDA1(plotting HTIRG) Graph Created (8:30PM Apr 20, 2018)ObservedForecast (issued 8:23AM Apr 20)Latest observed value: 83.26 ft at 7:15 PM CDT 20-Apr-2018. Flood Stage is 90 ft
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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: Gauge readings currently unavailable.

NOTE: Forecasts for the Black Warrior River at Selden Lock and Dam are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 105
Moderate Flood Stage: 102
Flood Stage: 90
Action Stage: 90
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 109.90 ft on 02/25/1961
(2) 106.80 ft on 04/16/1979
(3) 104.40 ft on 02/20/1990
(4) 103.50 ft on 04/07/2000
(5) 102.40 ft on 12/22/1961
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 92.25 ft on 02/13/2018 (P)
(2) 91.70 ft on 02/09/2018 (P)
(3) 97.60 ft on 06/26/2017 (P)
(4) 93.26 ft on 04/06/2017 (P)
(5) 101.08 ft on 01/01/2016
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 73.10 ft on 08/10/1960

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105 Severe residential flooding occurs in the area...and evacuations may become necessary.
102 Residential flooding begins in the area. Numerous cabins and trailers in Hale and Greene counties become flooded.
98 Some cabins and trailers along the river begin to flood.
94 Some secondary roads in the area begin to flood. Flooding of farm and pasture lands continues.
90 Pasture and wood lands begin to flood. Livestock should be moved to higher ground at stages above 90 feet.
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Latitude: 32.777222° N, Longitude: 87.841389° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
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NWS stage 0 ft 90 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 0 ft 90 ft 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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