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Big Coal River at Ashford Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 2.12 ft at 12:00PM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 2.12 ft at 12:15PM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 2.12 ft at 12:30PM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 2.12 ft at 12:45PM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 2.13 ft at 1:00PM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 2.12 ft at 1:15PM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 2.12 ft at 1:30PM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 2.12 ft at 1:45PM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 2.12 ft at 2:00PM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 2.12 ft at 2:15PM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 2.12 ft at 2:30PM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 2.12 ft at 2:45PM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 2.12 ft at 3:00PM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 2.12 ft at 3:15PM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 2.12 ft at 3:30PM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 2.12 ft at 3:45PM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 2.12 ft at 4:00PM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 2.12 ft at 4:15PM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 2.12 ft at 4:30PM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 2.11 ft at 4:45PM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 2.11 ft at 5:00PM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 2.11 ft at 5:15PM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 2.11 ft at 5:30PM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 2.11 ft at 5:45PM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 2.11 ft at 6:00PM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 2.11 ft at 6:15PM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 2.11 ft at 6:30PM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 2.11 ft at 6:45PM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 2.11 ft at 7:00PM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 2.11 ft at 7:15PM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 2.11 ft at 7:30PM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 2.1 ft at 7:45PM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 2.11 ft at 8:00PM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 2.11 ft at 8:15PM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 2.11 ft at 8:30PM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 2.1 ft at 8:45PM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 2.11 ft at 9:00PM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 2.1 ft at 9:15PM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 2.11 ft at 9:30PM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 2.11 ft at 9:45PM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 2.11 ft at 10:00PM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 2.14 ft at 10:15PM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 2.16 ft at 10:30PM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 2.16 ft at 10:45PM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 2.17 ft at 11:00PM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 2.18 ft at 11:15PM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 2.19 ft at 11:30PM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 2.19 ft at 11:45PM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 2.2 ft at 12:00AM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 2.2 ft at 12:15AM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 2.21 ft at 12:30AM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 2.21 ft at 12:45AM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 2.23 ft at 1:00AM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 2.24 ft at 1:15AM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 2.26 ft at 1:30AM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 2.28 ft at 1:45AM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 2.3 ft at 2:00AM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 2.32 ft at 2:15AM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 2.36 ft at 2:30AM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 2.39 ft at 2:45AM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 2.42 ft at 3:00AM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 2.45 ft at 3:15AM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 2.47 ft at 3:30AM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 2.51 ft at 3:45AM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 2.53 ft at 4:00AM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 2.53 ft at 4:15AM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 2.53 ft at 4:30AM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 2.53 ft at 4:45AM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 2.52 ft at 5:00AM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 2.52 ft at 5:15AM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 2.53 ft at 5:30AM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 2.53 ft at 5:45AM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 2.54 ft at 6:00AM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 2.55 ft at 6:15AM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 2.57 ft at 6:30AM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 2.57 ft at 6:45AM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 2.59 ft at 7:00AM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 2.6 ft at 7:15AM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 2.61 ft at 7:30AM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 2.61 ft at 7:45AM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 2.62 ft at 8:00AM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 2.63 ft at 8:15AM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 2.64 ft at 8:30AM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 2.64 ft at 8:45AM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 2.64 ft at 9:00AM Jun 17, 2019Highest Observation: 2.65 ft at 9:15AM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 2.64 ft at 9:30AM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 2.64 ft at 9:45AM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 2.64 ft at 10:00AM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 2.64 ft at 10:15AM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 2.64 ft at 10:30AM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 2.63 ft at 10:45AM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 2.63 ft at 11:00AM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 2.63 ft at 11:15AM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 2.62 ft at 11:30AM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 2.62 ft at 11:45AM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 2.62 ft at 12:00PM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 2.61 ft at 12:15PM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 2.62 ft at 12:30PM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 2.61 ft at 12:45PM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 2.61 ft at 1:00PM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 2.61 ft at 1:15PM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 2.61 ft at 1:30PM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 2.61 ft at 1:45PM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 2.61 ft at 2:00PM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 2.6 ft at 2:15PM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 2.6 ft at 2:30PM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 2.59 ft at 2:45PM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 2.59 ft at 3:00PM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 2.59 ft at 3:15PM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 2.58 ft at 3:30PM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 2.58 ft at 3:45PM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 2.57 ft at 4:00PM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 2.57 ft at 4:15PM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 2.56 ft at 4:30PM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 2.56 ft at 4:45PM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 2.54 ft at 5:00PM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 2.54 ft at 5:15PM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 2.53 ft at 5:30PM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 2.53 ft at 5:45PM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 2.52 ft at 6:00PM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 2.52 ft at 6:15PM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 2.51 ft at 6:30PM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 2.5 ft at 6:45PM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 2.5 ft at 7:00PM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 2.49 ft at 7:15PM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 2.49 ft at 7:30PM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 2.48 ft at 7:45PM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 2.47 ft at 8:00PM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 2.47 ft at 8:15PM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 2.46 ft at 8:30PM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 2.46 ft at 8:45PM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 2.45 ft at 9:00PM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 2.44 ft at 9:15PM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 2.43 ft at 9:30PM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 2.43 ft at 9:45PM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 2.43 ft at 10:00PM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 2.42 ft at 10:15PM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 2.42 ft at 10:30PM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 2.41 ft at 10:45PM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 2.41 ft at 11:00PM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 2.4 ft at 11:15PM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 2.4 ft at 11:30PM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 2.4 ft at 11:45PM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 2.4 ft at 12:00AM Jun 18, 2019Observed: 2.39 ft at 12:15AM Jun 18, 2019Observed: 2.39 ft at 12:30AM Jun 18, 2019Observed: 2.39 ft at 12:45AM Jun 18, 2019Observed: 2.39 ft at 1:00AM Jun 18, 2019Observed: 2.38 ft at 1:15AM Jun 18, 2019Observed: 2.38 ft at 1:30AM Jun 18, 2019Observed: 2.38 ft at 1:45AM Jun 18, 2019Observed: 2.38 ft at 2:00AM Jun 18, 2019Observed: 2.37 ft at 2:15AM Jun 18, 2019Observed: 2.37 ft at 2:30AM Jun 18, 2019Observed: 2.37 ft at 2:45AM Jun 18, 2019Observed: 2.36 ft at 3:00AM Jun 18, 2019Observed: 2.36 ft at 3:15AM Jun 18, 2019Observed: 2.36 ft at 3:30AM Jun 18, 2019Observed: 2.36 ft at 3:45AM Jun 18, 2019Observed: 2.35 ft at 4:00AM Jun 18, 2019Observed: 2.35 ft at 4:15AM Jun 18, 2019Observed: 2.35 ft at 4:30AM Jun 18, 2019Observed: 2.35 ft at 4:45AM Jun 18, 2019Observed: 2.34 ft at 5:00AM Jun 18, 2019Observed: 2.34 ft at 5:15AM Jun 18, 2019Observed: 2.34 ft at 5:30AM Jun 18, 2019Observed: 2.33 ft at 5:45AM Jun 18, 2019Observed: 2.33 ft at 6:00AM Jun 18, 2019Observed: 2.33 ft at 6:15AM Jun 18, 2019Observed: 2.35 ft at 6:30AM Jun 18, 2019Observed: 2.36 ft at 6:45AM Jun 18, 2019Observed: 2.35 ft at 7:00AM Jun 18, 2019Observed: 2.35 ft at 7:15AM Jun 18, 2019Observed: 2.34 ft at 7:30AM Jun 18, 2019Observed: 2.34 ft at 7:45AM Jun 18, 2019Observed: 2.34 ft at 8:00AM Jun 18, 2019Observed: 2.33 ft at 8:15AM Jun 18, 2019Observed: 2.33 ft at 8:30AM Jun 18, 2019Observed: 2.33 ft at 8:45AM Jun 18, 2019Observed: 2.32 ft at 9:00AM Jun 18, 2019Observed: 2.32 ft at 9:15AM Jun 18, 2019Observed: 2.32 ft at 9:30AM Jun 18, 2019Observed: 2.32 ft at 9:45AM Jun 18, 2019Observed: 2.32 ft at 10:00AM Jun 18, 2019Observed: 2.31 ft at 10:15AM Jun 18, 2019Observed: 2.31 ft at 10:30AM Jun 18, 2019Observed: 2.31 ft at 10:45AM Jun 18, 2019Observed: 2.35 ft at 11:00AM Jun 18, 2019Observed: 2.3 ft at 11:15AM Jun 18, 2019Observed: 2.3 ft at 11:30AM Jun 18, 2019Observed: 2.29 ft at 11:45AM Jun 18, 2019Observed: 2.29 ft at 12:00PM Jun 18, 2019Observed: 2.29 ft at 12:15PM Jun 18, 2019Observed: 2.29 ft at 12:30PM Jun 18, 2019Observed: 2.29 ft at 12:45PM Jun 18, 2019Observed: 2.29 ft at 1:00PM Jun 18, 2019Observed: 2.29 ft at 1:15PM Jun 18, 2019Observed: 2.29 ft at 1:30PM Jun 18, 2019Observed: 2.28 ft at 1:45PM Jun 18, 2019Observed: 2.28 ft at 2:00PM Jun 18, 2019Observed: 2.28 ft at 2:15PM Jun 18, 2019Observed: 2.28 ft at 2:30PM Jun 18, 2019Observed: 2.28 ft at 2:45PM Jun 18, 2019Observed: 2.27 ft at 3:00PM Jun 18, 2019Observed: 2.27 ft at 3:15PM Jun 18, 2019Observed: 2.27 ft at 3:30PM Jun 18, 2019Observed: 2.27 ft at 3:45PM Jun 18, 2019Observed: 2.27 ft at 4:00PM Jun 18, 2019Observed: 2.26 ft at 4:15PM Jun 18, 2019Observed: 2.26 ft at 4:30PM Jun 18, 2019Observed: 2.26 ft at 4:45PM Jun 18, 2019Observed: 2.26 ft at 5:00PM Jun 18, 2019Observed: 2.26 ft at 5:15PM Jun 18, 2019Observed: 2.26 ft at 5:30PM Jun 18, 2019Observed: 2.26 ft at 5:45PM Jun 18, 2019Observed: 2.26 ft at 6:00PM Jun 18, 2019Observed: 2.25 ft at 6:15PM Jun 18, 2019Observed: 2.25 ft at 6:30PM Jun 18, 2019Observed: 2.25 ft at 6:45PM Jun 18, 2019Observed: 2.25 ft at 7:00PM Jun 18, 2019Observed: 2.25 ft at 7:15PM Jun 18, 2019Observed: 2.25 ft at 7:30PM Jun 18, 2019Observed: 2.25 ft at 7:45PM Jun 18, 2019Observed: 2.25 ft at 8:00PM Jun 18, 2019Observed: 2.24 ft at 8:15PM Jun 18, 2019Observed: 2.24 ft at 8:30PM Jun 18, 2019Observed: 2.25 ft at 8:45PM Jun 18, 2019Observed: 2.25 ft at 9:00PM Jun 18, 2019Observed: 2.25 ft at 9:15PM Jun 18, 2019Observed: 2.25 ft at 9:30PM Jun 18, 2019Observed: 2.25 ft at 9:45PM Jun 18, 2019Observed: 2.25 ft at 10:00PM Jun 18, 2019Observed: 2.25 ft at 10:15PM Jun 18, 2019Observed: 2.25 ft at 10:30PM Jun 18, 2019Observed: 2.25 ft at 10:45PM Jun 18, 2019Observed: 2.25 ft at 11:00PM Jun 18, 2019Observed: 2.25 ft at 11:15PM Jun 18, 2019Observed: 2.25 ft at 11:30PM Jun 18, 2019Observed: 2.26 ft at 11:45PM Jun 18, 2019Observed: 2.25 ft at 12:00AM Jun 19, 2019Observed: 2.26 ft at 12:15AM Jun 19, 2019Observed: 2.26 ft at 12:30AM Jun 19, 2019Observed: 2.26 ft at 12:45AM Jun 19, 2019Observed: 2.26 ft at 1:00AM Jun 19, 2019Observed: 2.26 ft at 1:15AM Jun 19, 2019Observed: 2.26 ft at 1:30AM Jun 19, 2019Observed: 2.26 ft at 1:45AM Jun 19, 2019Observed: 2.27 ft at 2:00AM Jun 19, 2019Observed: 2.27 ft at 2:15AM Jun 19, 2019Observed: 2.26 ft at 2:30AM Jun 19, 2019Observed: 2.27 ft at 2:45AM Jun 19, 2019Observed: 2.27 ft at 3:00AM Jun 19, 2019Observed: 2.27 ft at 3:15AM Jun 19, 2019Observed: 2.27 ft at 3:30AM Jun 19, 2019Observed: 2.27 ft at 4:00AM Jun 19, 2019Observed: 2.27 ft at 4:15AM Jun 19, 2019Observed: 2.27 ft at 4:30AM Jun 19, 2019Observed: 2.28 ft at 4:45AM Jun 19, 2019Observed: 2.27 ft at 5:00AM Jun 19, 2019Observed: 2.27 ft at 5:15AM Jun 19, 2019Observed: 2.28 ft at 5:30AM Jun 19, 2019Observed: 2.28 ft at 5:45AM Jun 19, 2019Observed: 2.28 ft at 6:00AM Jun 19, 2019Observed: 2.28 ft at 6:15AM Jun 19, 2019Observed: 2.28 ft at 6:30AM Jun 19, 2019Observed: 2.28 ft at 6:45AM Jun 19, 2019Observed: 2.28 ft at 7:00AM Jun 19, 2019Observed: 2.28 ft at 7:15AM Jun 19, 2019Observed: 2.28 ft at 7:30AM Jun 19, 2019Observed: 2.28 ft at 7:45AM Jun 19, 2019Observed: 2.28 ft at 8:00AM Jun 19, 2019Observed: 2.29 ft at 8:15AM Jun 19, 2019Observed: 2.28 ft at 8:30AM Jun 19, 2019Observed: 2.28 ft at 8:45AM Jun 19, 2019Observed: 2.29 ft at 9:00AM Jun 19, 2019Observed: 2.29 ft at 9:15AM Jun 19, 2019Observed: 2.28 ft at 9:30AM Jun 19, 2019Observed: 2.28 ft at 9:45AM Jun 19, 2019Observed: 2.29 ft at 10:00AM Jun 19, 2019Observed: 2.28 ft at 10:15AM Jun 19, 2019Observed: 2.28 ft at 10:30AM Jun 19, 2019Observed: 2.28 ft at 10:45AM Jun 19, 2019ASHW2(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (11:49AM Jun 19, 2019)ObservedLatest observed value: 2.28 ft at 10:45 AM EDT 19-Jun-2019. Flood Stage is 15 ft
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Datum: NGVD29
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NOTE: Forecasts are not available for the Big Coal River at Ashford. Only observed stages are available for this point.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 25
Moderate Flood Stage: 20
Flood Stage: 15
Action Stage: 15
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 35.66 ft on 08/09/1916
(2) 27.00 ft on 03/07/1967
(3) 26.14 ft on 12/31/1969
(4) 26.05 ft on 01/26/1978
(5) 25.95 ft on 11/19/2003
(6) 25.80 ft on 03/12/1963
(7) 25.70 ft on 02/03/1939
(8) 25.68 ft on 04/15/2007
(9) 24.67 ft on 04/05/1977
(10) 23.59 ft on 03/05/2015
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 14.78 ft on 12/22/2018
(2) 15.45 ft on 02/12/2018
(3) 18.35 ft on 06/06/2017
(4) 20.58 ft on 04/04/2015
(5) 23.59 ft on 03/05/2015
(6) 13.41 ft on 01/31/2013
(7) 19.14 ft on 03/13/2010
(8) 16.84 ft on 01/07/2009
(9) 25.68 ft on 04/15/2007
(10) 25.95 ft on 11/19/2003
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 0.00 ft on 10/06/1930
(2) 0.49 ft on 09/26/2007

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30 Major flooding is occurring. Stores, homes, and roads in ashford are flooded.
25 At stages between 25, and 27 feet, a church, and some homes along the river start to flood. Ashford lane starts to flood at 27 feet, and above.
20 Low areas on Route 2 (Lower White Oak / Emmons road) starts to flood at 19, to 20 feet.
18 Intersection of Route 1, and County Route 1/1 in Ashford starts to flood.
17 Route 1 upstream from the Ashford bridge is flooded and closed.
15 Route 1 upstream from the Ashford bridge starts to flood.
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Latitude: 38.179722° N, Longitude: 81.711667° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD27

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 15 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 29 622.46 ft 639.46 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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