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NOTE: Forecasts are not available for the Russell Fork River at Birchleaf. Only observed stages are available for this point.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 21
Moderate Flood Stage: 19
Flood Stage: 17
Action Stage: 14
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 15.80 ft on 04/26/2012
(2) 15.70 ft on 01/31/2013
(3) 12.90 ft on 12/09/2009
(4) 11.70 ft on 02/06/2010
(5) 11.40 ft on 12/25/2009
(6) 10.90 ft on 02/17/2011

(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 15.70 ft on 01/31/2013
(2) 15.80 ft on 04/26/2012
(3) 10.90 ft on 02/17/2011
(4) 11.70 ft on 02/06/2010
(5) 11.40 ft on 12/25/2009
(6) 12.90 ft on 12/09/2009

(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.

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21 Major flooding near the river. Several sections of Route 80 and secondary roads are flooded. Some homes near the river are flooded. The Sandlick elemenary school starts to flood. Playground and football field are flooded.
19 Edwards grocery store parking lot, and lower level of store starts to flood between 18, and 19 feet. Sandlick elementary school playground is flooded. Sections of Route 80 are flooded. Bobe-sue's mini-mart gas station is flooded.
17 Low point in elementary school playground starts to flood. Area behind Edwards grocery store is flooded. The Bobe-sue's mini-mart gas station starts to flood between 14, and 17 feet.
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Latitude: 37.180278° N, Longitude: 82.274722° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
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Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 17 ft  
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
(gauge height = flood stage)
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NGVD 29 Not Available Not Available  
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