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Roanoke River above Roanoke Rapids Dam Pool (ft)Observed: 129.2 ft at 12:00AM Nov 26, 2022Observed: 128.8 ft at 8:00AM Nov 26, 2022Observed: 129.1 ft at 12:00AM Nov 27, 2022Observed: 128.6 ft at 8:00AM Nov 27, 2022Observed: 128.6 ft at 11:58PM Nov 28, 2022Observed: 128.6 ft at 8:00AM Nov 29, 2022Observed: 129.6 ft at 11:58PM Nov 29, 2022Observed: 129.5 ft at 8:00AM Nov 30, 2022Observed: 129.53 ft at 11:58PM Nov 30, 2022Observed: 130.1 ft at 8:00AM Dec 01, 2022Observed: 129.8 ft at 11:58PM Dec 01, 2022Highest Observation: 130.7 ft at 8:00AM Dec 02, 2022RAPN7(plotting HPIRZ) Graph Created (3:34AM Dec 3, 2022)ObservedLatest observed value: 130.7 ft at 8:00 AM EST 2-Dec-2022. Flood Stage is 133 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts are not available for the Roanoke River above Roanoke Rapids Dam. Only observed stages are available for this point.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 136
Moderate Flood Stage: 134
Flood Stage: 133
Action Stage: 132
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

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Latitude: 36.486111° N, Longitude: 77.658611° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

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NWS stage 0 ft 133 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
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NAVD88 Not Available Not Available 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 Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
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