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Big Coal River at Ashford Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 1.66 ft at 10:15AM Nov 10, 2019Observed: 1.66 ft at 10:30AM Nov 10, 2019Observed: 1.66 ft at 10:45AM Nov 10, 2019Observed: 1.66 ft at 11:00AM Nov 10, 2019Observed: 1.66 ft at 11:15AM Nov 10, 2019Observed: 1.66 ft at 11:30AM Nov 10, 2019Observed: 1.66 ft at 11:45AM Nov 10, 2019Observed: 1.66 ft at 12:00PM Nov 10, 2019Observed: 1.66 ft at 12:15PM Nov 10, 2019Observed: 1.66 ft at 12:30PM Nov 10, 2019Observed: 1.66 ft at 12:45PM Nov 10, 2019Observed: 1.66 ft at 1:00PM Nov 10, 2019Observed: 1.66 ft at 1:15PM Nov 10, 2019Observed: 1.66 ft at 1:30PM Nov 10, 2019Observed: 1.66 ft at 1:45PM Nov 10, 2019Observed: 1.66 ft at 2:00PM Nov 10, 2019Observed: 1.66 ft at 2:15PM Nov 10, 2019Observed: 1.66 ft at 2:30PM Nov 10, 2019Observed: 1.66 ft at 2:45PM Nov 10, 2019Observed: 1.66 ft at 3:00PM Nov 10, 2019Observed: 1.66 ft at 3:15PM Nov 10, 2019Observed: 1.66 ft at 3:30PM Nov 10, 2019Observed: 1.66 ft at 3:45PM Nov 10, 2019Observed: 1.66 ft at 4:00PM Nov 10, 2019Observed: 1.66 ft at 4:15PM Nov 10, 2019Observed: 1.66 ft at 4:30PM Nov 10, 2019Observed: 1.66 ft at 4:45PM Nov 10, 2019Observed: 1.66 ft at 5:00PM Nov 10, 2019Observed: 1.66 ft at 5:15PM Nov 10, 2019Observed: 1.66 ft at 5:30PM Nov 10, 2019Observed: 1.66 ft at 5:45PM Nov 10, 2019Observed: 1.66 ft at 6:00PM Nov 10, 2019Observed: 1.66 ft at 6:15PM Nov 10, 2019Observed: 1.66 ft at 6:30PM Nov 10, 2019Observed: 1.66 ft at 6:45PM Nov 10, 2019Observed: 1.66 ft at 7:00PM Nov 10, 2019Observed: 1.66 ft at 7:15PM Nov 10, 2019Observed: 1.66 ft at 7:30PM Nov 10, 2019Observed: 1.66 ft at 7:45PM Nov 10, 2019Observed: 1.66 ft at 8:00PM Nov 10, 2019Observed: 1.66 ft at 8:15PM Nov 10, 2019Observed: 1.66 ft at 8:30PM Nov 10, 2019Observed: 1.66 ft at 8:45PM Nov 10, 2019Observed: 1.66 ft at 9:00PM Nov 10, 2019Observed: 1.66 ft at 9:15PM Nov 10, 2019Observed: 1.66 ft at 9:30PM Nov 10, 2019Observed: 1.66 ft at 9:45PM Nov 10, 2019Observed: 1.66 ft at 10:00PM Nov 10, 2019Observed: 1.66 ft at 10:15PM Nov 10, 2019Observed: 1.66 ft at 10:30PM Nov 10, 2019Observed: 1.66 ft at 10:45PM Nov 10, 2019Observed: 1.66 ft at 11:00PM Nov 10, 2019Observed: 1.66 ft at 11:15PM Nov 10, 2019Observed: 1.66 ft at 11:30PM Nov 10, 2019Observed: 1.66 ft at 11:45PM Nov 10, 2019Observed: 1.65 ft at 12:00AM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 1.66 ft at 12:15AM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 1.66 ft at 12:30AM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 1.66 ft at 12:45AM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 1.65 ft at 1:00AM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 1.65 ft at 1:15AM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 1.66 ft at 1:30AM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 1.66 ft at 1:45AM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 1.65 ft at 2:00AM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 1.65 ft at 2:15AM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 1.65 ft at 2:30AM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 1.65 ft at 2:45AM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 1.65 ft at 3:00AM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 1.65 ft at 3:15AM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 1.65 ft at 3:30AM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 1.65 ft at 3:45AM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 1.65 ft at 4:00AM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 1.65 ft at 4:15AM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 1.65 ft at 4:30AM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 1.65 ft at 4:45AM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 1.65 ft at 5:00AM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 1.65 ft at 5:15AM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 1.65 ft at 5:30AM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 1.65 ft at 5:45AM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 1.64 ft at 6:00AM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 1.65 ft at 6:15AM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 1.64 ft at 6:30AM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 1.64 ft at 6:45AM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 1.64 ft at 7:00AM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 1.64 ft at 7:15AM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 1.64 ft at 7:30AM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 1.64 ft at 7:45AM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 1.64 ft at 8:00AM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 1.64 ft at 8:15AM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 1.64 ft at 8:30AM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 1.64 ft at 8:45AM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 1.64 ft at 9:00AM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 1.64 ft at 9:15AM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 1.64 ft at 9:30AM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 1.64 ft at 9:45AM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 1.64 ft at 10:00AM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 1.64 ft at 10:15AM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 1.64 ft at 10:30AM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 1.64 ft at 10:45AM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 1.64 ft at 11:00AM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 1.64 ft at 11:15AM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 1.64 ft at 11:30AM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 1.64 ft at 11:45AM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 1.63 ft at 12:00PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 1.64 ft at 12:15PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 1.63 ft at 12:30PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 1.63 ft at 12:45PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 1.63 ft at 1:00PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 1.63 ft at 1:15PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 1.63 ft at 1:30PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 1.63 ft at 1:45PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 1.63 ft at 2:00PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 1.62 ft at 2:15PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 1.62 ft at 2:30PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 1.62 ft at 2:45PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 1.62 ft at 3:00PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 1.62 ft at 3:15PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 1.62 ft at 3:30PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 1.62 ft at 3:45PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 1.63 ft at 4:00PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 1.62 ft at 4:15PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 1.62 ft at 4:30PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 1.62 ft at 4:45PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 1.62 ft at 5:00PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 1.62 ft at 5:15PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 1.61 ft at 5:30PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 1.61 ft at 5:45PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 1.61 ft at 6:00PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 1.61 ft at 6:15PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 1.61 ft at 6:30PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 1.61 ft at 6:45PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 1.61 ft at 7:00PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 1.61 ft at 7:15PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 1.61 ft at 7:30PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 1.61 ft at 7:45PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 1.61 ft at 8:00PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 1.61 ft at 8:15PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 1.61 ft at 8:30PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 1.61 ft at 8:45PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 1.61 ft at 9:00PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 1.61 ft at 9:15PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 1.61 ft at 9:30PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 1.61 ft at 9:45PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 1.61 ft at 10:00PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 1.6 ft at 10:15PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 1.61 ft at 10:30PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 1.62 ft at 10:45PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 1.61 ft at 11:00PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 1.61 ft at 11:15PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 1.61 ft at 11:30PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 1.61 ft at 11:45PM Nov 11, 2019Observed: 1.61 ft at 12:00AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 1.61 ft at 12:15AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 1.61 ft at 12:30AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 1.61 ft at 12:45AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 1.62 ft at 1:00AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 1.62 ft at 1:15AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 1.62 ft at 1:30AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 1.62 ft at 1:45AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 1.62 ft at 2:00AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 1.62 ft at 2:15AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 1.62 ft at 2:30AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 1.62 ft at 2:45AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 1.62 ft at 3:00AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 1.62 ft at 3:15AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 1.62 ft at 3:30AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 1.62 ft at 3:45AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 1.62 ft at 4:00AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 1.62 ft at 4:15AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 1.62 ft at 4:30AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 1.63 ft at 4:45AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 1.63 ft at 5:00AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 1.63 ft at 5:15AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 1.63 ft at 5:30AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 1.63 ft at 5:45AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 1.63 ft at 6:00AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 1.63 ft at 6:15AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 1.63 ft at 6:30AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 1.63 ft at 6:45AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 1.64 ft at 7:00AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 1.64 ft at 7:15AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 1.64 ft at 7:30AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 1.64 ft at 7:45AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 1.64 ft at 8:00AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 1.64 ft at 8:15AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 1.64 ft at 8:30AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 1.65 ft at 8:45AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 1.65 ft at 9:00AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 1.64 ft at 9:15AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 1.65 ft at 9:30AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 1.65 ft at 9:45AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 1.65 ft at 10:00AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 1.65 ft at 10:15AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 1.65 ft at 10:30AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 1.65 ft at 10:45AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 1.66 ft at 11:00AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 1.65 ft at 11:15AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 1.65 ft at 11:30AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 1.66 ft at 11:45AM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 1.66 ft at 12:00PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 1.65 ft at 12:15PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 1.66 ft at 12:30PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 1.66 ft at 12:45PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 1.65 ft at 1:00PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 1.66 ft at 1:15PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 1.66 ft at 1:30PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 1.65 ft at 1:45PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 1.66 ft at 2:00PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 1.66 ft at 2:15PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 1.65 ft at 2:30PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 1.65 ft at 2:45PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 1.66 ft at 3:00PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 1.66 ft at 3:15PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 1.66 ft at 3:30PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 1.65 ft at 3:45PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 1.66 ft at 4:00PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 1.65 ft at 4:15PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 1.66 ft at 4:30PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 1.66 ft at 4:45PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 1.66 ft at 5:00PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 1.66 ft at 5:15PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 1.66 ft at 5:30PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 1.66 ft at 5:45PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 1.66 ft at 6:00PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 1.66 ft at 6:15PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 1.67 ft at 6:30PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 1.67 ft at 6:45PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 1.67 ft at 7:00PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 1.67 ft at 7:15PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 1.67 ft at 7:30PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 1.68 ft at 7:45PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 1.68 ft at 8:00PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 1.68 ft at 8:15PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 1.68 ft at 8:30PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 1.68 ft at 8:45PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 1.68 ft at 9:00PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 1.69 ft at 9:15PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 1.69 ft at 9:30PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 1.69 ft at 9:45PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 1.69 ft at 10:00PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 1.69 ft at 10:15PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 1.69 ft at 10:30PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 1.69 ft at 10:45PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 1.69 ft at 11:00PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 1.69 ft at 11:15PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 1.69 ft at 11:30PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 1.69 ft at 11:45PM Nov 12, 2019Observed: 1.7 ft at 12:00AM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 1.7 ft at 12:15AM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 1.69 ft at 12:30AM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 1.7 ft at 12:45AM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 1.69 ft at 1:00AM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 1.7 ft at 1:15AM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 1.69 ft at 1:30AM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 1.7 ft at 1:45AM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 1.7 ft at 2:00AM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 1.7 ft at 2:15AM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 1.7 ft at 2:30AM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 1.7 ft at 2:45AM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 1.7 ft at 3:00AM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 1.7 ft at 3:15AM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 1.7 ft at 3:30AM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 1.7 ft at 3:45AM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 1.7 ft at 4:00AM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 1.7 ft at 4:15AM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 1.7 ft at 4:30AM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 1.7 ft at 4:45AM Nov 13, 2019Highest Observation: 1.71 ft at 5:00AM Nov 13, 2019Observed: 1.7 ft at 5:15AM Nov 13, 2019Highest Observation: 1.71 ft at 5:30AM Nov 13, 2019Highest Observation: 1.71 ft at 5:45AM Nov 13, 2019Highest Observation: 1.71 ft at 6:00AM Nov 13, 2019Highest Observation: 1.71 ft at 6:15AM Nov 13, 2019Highest Observation: 1.71 ft at 6:30AM Nov 13, 2019Highest Observation: 1.71 ft at 6:45AM Nov 13, 2019Highest Observation: 1.71 ft at 7:00AM Nov 13, 2019Highest Observation: 1.71 ft at 7:15AM Nov 13, 2019Highest Observation: 1.71 ft at 7:30AM Nov 13, 2019Highest Observation: 1.71 ft at 7:45AM Nov 13, 2019Highest Observation: 1.71 ft at 8:00AM Nov 13, 2019Highest Observation: 1.71 ft at 8:15AM Nov 13, 2019Highest Observation: 1.71 ft at 8:30AM Nov 13, 2019Highest Observation: 1.71 ft at 8:45AM Nov 13, 2019Highest Observation: 1.71 ft at 9:00AM Nov 13, 2019Highest Observation: 1.71 ft at 9:15AM Nov 13, 2019Highest Observation: 1.71 ft at 9:30AM Nov 13, 2019Highest Observation: 1.71 ft at 9:45AM Nov 13, 2019ASHW2(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (10:04AM Nov 13, 2019)ObservedLatest observed value: 1.71 ft at 9:45 AM EST 13-Nov-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) start 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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