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Neuse River near Clayton Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Highest Observation: 0.12 ft at 7:15AM May 24, 2019Highest Observation: 0.12 ft at 7:30AM May 24, 2019Highest Observation: 0.12 ft at 7:45AM May 24, 2019Observed: 0.11 ft at 8:00AM May 24, 2019Observed: 0.11 ft at 8:15AM May 24, 2019Observed: 0.11 ft at 8:30AM May 24, 2019Observed: 0.1 ft at 8:45AM May 24, 2019Observed: 0.1 ft at 9:00AM May 24, 2019Observed: 0.1 ft at 9:15AM May 24, 2019Observed: 0.1 ft at 9:30AM May 24, 2019Observed: 0.1 ft at 9:45AM May 24, 2019Observed: 0.09 ft at 10:00AM May 24, 2019Observed: 0.09 ft at 10:15AM May 24, 2019Observed: 0.09 ft at 10:30AM May 24, 2019Observed: 0.09 ft at 10:45AM May 24, 2019Observed: 0.09 ft at 11:00AM May 24, 2019Observed: 0.08 ft at 11:15AM May 24, 2019Observed: 0.07 ft at 11:30AM May 24, 2019Observed: 0.08 ft at 11:45AM May 24, 2019Observed: 0.07 ft at 12:00PM May 24, 2019Observed: 0.07 ft at 12:15PM May 24, 2019Observed: 0.07 ft at 12:30PM May 24, 2019Observed: 0.06 ft at 12:45PM May 24, 2019Observed: 0.06 ft at 1:00PM May 24, 2019Observed: 0.06 ft at 1:15PM May 24, 2019Observed: 0.05 ft at 1:30PM May 24, 2019Observed: 0.05 ft at 1:45PM May 24, 2019Observed: 0.05 ft at 2:00PM May 24, 2019Observed: 0.05 ft at 2:15PM May 24, 2019Observed: 0.05 ft at 2:30PM May 24, 2019Observed: 0.05 ft at 2:45PM May 24, 2019Observed: 0.05 ft at 3:00PM May 24, 2019Observed: 0.05 ft at 3:15PM May 24, 2019Observed: 0.05 ft at 3:30PM May 24, 2019Observed: 0.05 ft at 3:45PM May 24, 2019Observed: 0.05 ft at 4:00PM May 24, 2019Observed: 0.05 ft at 4:15PM May 24, 2019Observed: 0.05 ft at 4:30PM May 24, 2019Observed: 0.05 ft at 4:45PM May 24, 2019Observed: 0.05 ft at 5:00PM May 24, 2019Observed: 0.06 ft at 5:15PM May 24, 2019Observed: 0.05 ft at 5:30PM May 24, 2019Observed: 0.06 ft at 5:45PM May 24, 2019Observed: 0.06 ft at 6:00PM May 24, 2019Observed: 0.06 ft at 6:15PM May 24, 2019Observed: 0.07 ft at 6:30PM May 24, 2019Observed: 0.07 ft at 6:45PM May 24, 2019Observed: 0.07 ft at 7:00PM May 24, 2019Observed: 0.07 ft at 7:15PM May 24, 2019Observed: 0.08 ft at 7:30PM May 24, 2019Observed: 0.07 ft at 7:45PM May 24, 2019Observed: 0.08 ft at 8:00PM May 24, 2019Observed: 0.08 ft at 8:15PM May 24, 2019Observed: 0.08 ft at 8:30PM May 24, 2019Observed: 0.09 ft at 8:45PM May 24, 2019Observed: 0.09 ft at 9:00PM May 24, 2019Observed: 0.09 ft at 9:15PM May 24, 2019Observed: 0.09 ft at 9:30PM May 24, 2019Observed: 0.09 ft at 9:45PM May 24, 2019Observed: 0.1 ft at 10:00PM May 24, 2019Observed: 0.1 ft at 10:15PM May 24, 2019Observed: 0.1 ft at 10:30PM May 24, 2019Observed: 0.1 ft at 10:45PM May 24, 2019Observed: 0.1 ft at 11:00PM May 24, 2019Observed: 0.1 ft at 11:15PM May 24, 2019Observed: 0.1 ft at 11:30PM May 24, 2019Observed: 0.1 ft at 11:45PM May 24, 2019Observed: 0.1 ft at 12:00AM May 25, 2019Observed: 0.1 ft at 12:15AM May 25, 2019Observed: 0.1 ft at 12:30AM May 25, 2019Observed: 0.1 ft at 12:45AM May 25, 2019Observed: 0.09 ft at 1:00AM May 25, 2019Observed: 0.1 ft at 1:15AM May 25, 2019Observed: 0.09 ft at 1:30AM May 25, 2019Observed: 0.09 ft at 1:45AM May 25, 2019Observed: 0.09 ft at 2:00AM May 25, 2019Observed: 0.09 ft at 2:15AM May 25, 2019Observed: 0.09 ft at 2:30AM May 25, 2019Observed: 0.09 ft at 2:45AM May 25, 2019Observed: 0.09 ft at 3:00AM May 25, 2019Observed: 0.1 ft at 3:15AM May 25, 2019Observed: 0.09 ft at 3:30AM May 25, 2019Observed: 0.09 ft at 3:45AM May 25, 2019Observed: 0.1 ft at 4:00AM May 25, 2019Observed: 0.09 ft at 4:15AM May 25, 2019Observed: 0.09 ft at 4:30AM May 25, 2019Observed: 0.09 ft at 4:45AM May 25, 2019Observed: 0.09 ft at 5:00AM May 25, 2019Observed: 0.09 ft at 5:15AM May 25, 2019Observed: 0.09 ft at 5:30AM May 25, 2019Observed: 0.09 ft at 5:45AM May 25, 2019Observed: 0.09 ft at 6:00AM May 25, 2019Observed: 0.09 ft at 6:15AM May 25, 2019Observed: 0.09 ft at 6:30AM May 25, 2019Observed: 0.09 ft at 6:45AM May 25, 2019Observed: 0.09 ft at 7:00AM May 25, 2019Observed: 0.08 ft at 7:15AM May 25, 2019Observed: 0.09 ft at 7:30AM May 25, 2019Observed: 0.09 ft at 7:45AM May 25, 2019Observed: 0.08 ft at 8:00AM May 25, 2019Observed: 0.08 ft at 8:15AM May 25, 2019Observed: 0.08 ft at 8:30AM May 25, 2019Observed: 0.07 ft at 8:45AM May 25, 2019Observed: 0.08 ft at 9:00AM May 25, 2019Observed: 0.07 ft at 9:15AM May 25, 2019Observed: 0.06 ft at 9:30AM May 25, 2019Observed: 0.06 ft at 9:45AM May 25, 2019Observed: 0.06 ft at 10:00AM May 25, 2019Observed: 0.05 ft at 10:15AM May 25, 2019Observed: 0.05 ft at 10:30AM May 25, 2019Observed: 0.05 ft at 10:45AM May 25, 2019Observed: 0.04 ft at 11:00AM May 25, 2019Observed: 0.04 ft at 11:15AM May 25, 2019Observed: 0.04 ft at 11:30AM May 25, 2019Observed: 0.04 ft at 11:45AM May 25, 2019Observed: 0.03 ft at 12:00PM May 25, 2019Observed: 0.02 ft at 12:15PM May 25, 2019Observed: 0.01 ft at 12:30PM May 25, 2019Observed: 0.01 ft at 12:45PM May 25, 2019Observed: 0.01 ft at 1:00PM May 25, 2019Observed: 0.01 ft at 1:15PM May 25, 2019Observed: 0.01 ft at 1:30PM May 25, 2019Observed: 0 ft at 1:45PM May 25, 2019Observed: 0 ft at 2:00PM May 25, 2019Observed: 0 ft at 2:15PM May 25, 2019Observed: 0.01 ft at 2:30PM May 25, 2019Observed: 0.01 ft at 2:45PM May 25, 2019Observed: 0.01 ft at 3:00PM May 25, 2019Observed: 0 ft at 3:15PM May 25, 2019Observed: 0 ft at 3:30PM May 25, 2019Observed: 0 ft at 3:45PM May 25, 2019Observed: 0 ft at 4:15PM May 25, 2019Observed: 0 ft at 4:30PM May 25, 2019Observed: 0 ft at 4:45PM May 25, 2019Observed: 0 ft at 5:00PM May 25, 2019Observed: 0 ft at 5:15PM May 25, 2019Observed: 0 ft at 5:30PM May 25, 2019Observed: 0 ft at 5:45PM May 25, 2019Observed: 0 ft at 6:00PM May 25, 2019Observed: 0 ft at 6:15PM May 25, 2019Observed: 0 ft at 6:30PM May 25, 2019Observed: 0.01 ft at 6:45PM May 25, 2019Observed: 0.01 ft at 7:00PM May 25, 2019Observed: 0.01 ft at 7:15PM May 25, 2019Observed: 0.01 ft at 7:30PM May 25, 2019Observed: 0.01 ft at 7:45PM May 25, 2019Observed: 0.02 ft at 8:00PM May 25, 2019Observed: 0.02 ft at 8:15PM May 25, 2019Observed: 0.02 ft at 8:30PM May 25, 2019Observed: 0.02 ft at 8:45PM May 25, 2019Observed: 0.03 ft at 9:00PM May 25, 2019Observed: 0.03 ft at 9:15PM May 25, 2019Observed: 0.04 ft at 9:30PM May 25, 2019Observed: 0.03 ft at 9:45PM May 25, 2019Observed: 0.04 ft at 10:00PM May 25, 2019Observed: 0.04 ft at 10:15PM May 25, 2019Observed: 0.03 ft at 10:30PM May 25, 2019Observed: 0.04 ft at 10:45PM May 25, 2019Observed: 0.04 ft at 11:00PM May 25, 2019Observed: 0.04 ft at 11:15PM May 25, 2019Observed: 0.04 ft at 11:30PM May 25, 2019Observed: 0.04 ft at 11:45PM May 25, 2019Observed: 0.04 ft at 12:00AM May 26, 2019Observed: 0.04 ft at 12:15AM May 26, 2019Observed: 0.05 ft at 12:30AM May 26, 2019Observed: 0.04 ft at 12:45AM May 26, 2019Observed: 0.04 ft at 1:00AM May 26, 2019Observed: 0.04 ft at 1:15AM May 26, 2019Observed: 0.05 ft at 1:30AM May 26, 2019Observed: 0.04 ft at 1:45AM May 26, 2019Observed: 0.05 ft at 2:00AM May 26, 2019Observed: 0.04 ft at 2:15AM May 26, 2019Observed: 0.05 ft at 2:30AM May 26, 2019Observed: 0.04 ft at 2:45AM May 26, 2019Observed: 0.05 ft at 3:00AM May 26, 2019Observed: 0.05 ft at 3:15AM May 26, 2019Observed: 0.05 ft at 3:30AM May 26, 2019Observed: 0.05 ft at 3:45AM May 26, 2019Observed: 0.05 ft at 4:00AM May 26, 2019Observed: 0.05 ft at 4:15AM May 26, 2019Observed: 0.05 ft at 4:30AM May 26, 2019Observed: 0.05 ft at 4:45AM May 26, 2019Observed: 0.05 ft at 5:00AM May 26, 2019Observed: 0.05 ft at 5:15AM May 26, 2019Observed: 0.05 ft at 5:30AM May 26, 2019Observed: 0.05 ft at 5:45AM May 26, 2019Observed: 0.05 ft at 6:00AM May 26, 2019Observed: 0.05 ft at 6:15AM May 26, 2019Observed: 0.05 ft at 6:30AM May 26, 2019Observed: 0.05 ft at 6:45AM May 26, 2019Observed: 0.05 ft at 7:00AM May 26, 2019Observed: 0.04 ft at 7:15AM May 26, 2019Observed: 0.04 ft at 7:30AM May 26, 2019Observed: 0.04 ft at 7:45AM May 26, 2019Observed: 0.04 ft at 8:00AM May 26, 2019Observed: 0.04 ft at 8:15AM May 26, 2019Observed: 0.04 ft at 8:30AM May 26, 2019Observed: 0.03 ft at 8:45AM May 26, 2019Observed: 0.03 ft at 9:00AM May 26, 2019Observed: 0.03 ft at 9:15AM May 26, 2019Observed: 0.03 ft at 9:30AM May 26, 2019Observed: 0.02 ft at 9:45AM May 26, 2019Observed: 0.02 ft at 10:00AM May 26, 2019Observed: 0.02 ft at 10:15AM May 26, 2019Observed: 0.02 ft at 10:30AM May 26, 2019Observed: 0.02 ft at 10:45AM May 26, 2019Observed: 0 ft at 11:00AM May 26, 2019Observed: 0 ft at 11:15AM May 26, 2019Observed: 0 ft at 11:30AM May 26, 2019Observed: 0 ft at 9:30PM May 26, 2019Observed: 0 ft at 10:00PM May 26, 2019Observed: 0 ft at 10:15PM May 26, 2019Observed: 0.01 ft at 10:30PM May 26, 2019Observed: 0.01 ft at 10:45PM May 26, 2019Observed: 0.01 ft at 11:00PM May 26, 2019Observed: 0.01 ft at 11:15PM May 26, 2019Observed: 0.01 ft at 11:30PM May 26, 2019Observed: 0.01 ft at 11:45PM May 26, 2019Observed: 0.01 ft at 12:00AM May 27, 2019Observed: 0.01 ft at 12:15AM May 27, 2019Observed: 0.01 ft at 12:30AM May 27, 2019Observed: 0.01 ft at 12:45AM May 27, 2019Observed: 0.02 ft at 1:00AM May 27, 2019Observed: 0.01 ft at 1:15AM May 27, 2019Observed: 0.01 ft at 1:30AM May 27, 2019Observed: 0.02 ft at 1:45AM May 27, 2019Observed: 0.01 ft at 2:00AM May 27, 2019Observed: 0.01 ft at 2:15AM May 27, 2019Observed: 0.01 ft at 2:30AM May 27, 2019Observed: 0.01 ft at 2:45AM May 27, 2019Observed: 0.01 ft at 3:00AM May 27, 2019Observed: 0.01 ft at 3:15AM May 27, 2019Observed: 0.01 ft at 3:30AM May 27, 2019Observed: 0.01 ft at 3:45AM May 27, 2019Observed: 0.01 ft at 4:00AM May 27, 2019Observed: 0.01 ft at 4:15AM May 27, 2019Observed: 0.01 ft at 4:30AM May 27, 2019Observed: 0.01 ft at 4:45AM May 27, 2019Observed: 0.01 ft at 5:00AM May 27, 2019Observed: 0.01 ft at 5:15AM May 27, 2019Observed: 0.01 ft at 5:30AM May 27, 2019Observed: 0.01 ft at 5:45AM May 27, 2019Observed: 0.01 ft at 6:00AM May 27, 2019Observed: 0.01 ft at 6:15AM May 27, 2019Highest Forecast: 0 ft 8:00AM May 27, 2019Highest Forecast: 0 ft 2:00PM May 27, 2019Highest Forecast: 0 ft 8:00PM May 27, 2019Highest Forecast: 0 ft 2:00AM May 28, 2019Highest Forecast: 0 ft 8:00AM May 28, 2019Highest Forecast: 0 ft 2:00PM May 28, 2019Highest Forecast: 0 ft 8:00PM May 28, 2019Highest Forecast: 0 ft 2:00AM May 29, 2019Highest Forecast: 0 ft 8:00AM May 29, 2019Highest Forecast: 0 ft 2:00PM May 29, 2019Highest Forecast: 0 ft 8:00PM May 29, 2019Highest Forecast: 0 ft 2:00AM May 30, 2019Highest Forecast: 0 ft 8:00AM May 30, 2019Highest Forecast: 0 ft 2:00PM May 30, 2019Highest Forecast: 0 ft 8:00PM May 30, 2019Highest Forecast: 0 ft 2:00AM May 31, 2019Highest Forecast: 0 ft 8:00AM May 31, 2019USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesCLYN7(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (7:04AM May 27, 2019)ObservedForecast (issued 8:56AM May 26)Latest observed value: 0.01 ft at 6:15 AM EDT 27-May-2019. Flood Stage is 9 ft
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Datum: NAVD88
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NOTE: Due to the NC42 bridge work, the USGS gauge has been moved 1500 yards upstream to Covered Bridge Road. Correlation of these observations with flood categories and impacts is currently unknown, use this data with caution.

NOTE: Forecasts for the Neuse River near Clayton are issued routinely year-round.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 16
Moderate Flood Stage: 13
Flood Stage: 9
Action Stage: 9
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 22.12 ft on 09/19/1945
(2) 21.62 ft on 10/03/1929
(3) 21.15 ft on 07/23/1919
(4) 20.67 ft on 09/17/1999
(5) 20.48 ft on 10/09/2016
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 14.01 ft on 11/14/2018
(2) 9.25 ft on 10/12/2018
(3) 9.25 ft on 10/12/2018
(4) 10.62 ft on 09/16/2018
(5) 19.30 ft on 04/26/2017
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 0.28 ft on 09/15/1932
(2) 0.81 ft on 08/30/1980
(3) 0.97 ft on 09/18/1985
(4) 0.98 ft on 10/10/1981
(5) 1.15 ft on 10/02/1985
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26 The grounds of the pumping station begin to flood.
22 Water reaches the base of the bridge over Covered Bridge Road.
18 Castleberry Road off NC42 is flooded and water floods the parking lot of East Clayton Elementary School. Flooding reaches the lower concrete span of the bridge on Covered Bridge Road.
16 Major flood begins.
13 There will be extensive flooding which will close the Neuse River Greenway trail.
10 The Neuse River Greenway at Covered Bridge Road begins to flood.
9 Minor overflow occurs on both banks. Water reaches the edge of the Neuse River Greenway trail.
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(1) CLYN7 facing downstream from NC42 bridge
(2) CLYN7 facing upstream from NC42 bridge
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Latitude: 35.647222° N, Longitude: 78.406111° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 9 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 Not Available Not Available Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 128.41 ft 137.41 ft Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
Other Not Available Not Available  

Current/Historical Observations:

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