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Slate Creek at Grundy (Slate Creek 460/Levisa Fork) Stage (ft)GRUV2(plotting HGIRR) Graph Created (9:49PM Aug 2, 2021)Flood Stage is 16 ft
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Datum: NAVD88
NOTE: Forecasts are not available for the Slate Creek at Grundy (Slate Creek 460/Levisa Fork). Only observed stages are available for this point.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 23
Moderate Flood Stage: 20
Flood Stage: 16
Action Stage: 14
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 9.70 ft on 12/08/2011

(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 9.70 ft on 12/08/2011

(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 0.20 ft on 07/29/2011

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23 Between 23, and 27 feet, Most areas along Slate Creek are flooded. The opposit side of the Route 460 Bridge next to Walmart, and the Walmart Walkway across the Russell Fork are flooded. Sections along the Russell Fork in Grundy, and vicinity are, or start to flood.
20 Several areas of Route 83, Main Street Bridge, homes, and businesses all along Slate Creek flood.
16 Between 16, and 18 feet sections of Route 83, Main Street Bridge, some homes, and businesses start to flood.
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Latitude: 37.278611° N, Longitude: 82.099444° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
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Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 16 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
(gauge height = flood stage)
Elevation information source
NAVD88 1023 1039 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
Other Not Available Not Available Estimated from gps, topo and google maps.
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