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Big Coal River near Whitesville Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 12.48 ft at 7:30AM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 12.49 ft at 7:45AM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 12.49 ft at 8:00AM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 12.48 ft at 8:15AM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 12.48 ft at 8:30AM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 12.48 ft at 8:45AM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 12.48 ft at 9:00AM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 12.48 ft at 9:15AM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 12.48 ft at 9:30AM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 12.48 ft at 9:45AM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 12.47 ft at 10:00AM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 12.47 ft at 10:15AM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 12.47 ft at 10:30AM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 12.47 ft at 10:45AM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 12.47 ft at 11:00AM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 12.47 ft at 11:15AM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 12.47 ft at 11:30AM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 12.47 ft at 11:45AM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 12.47 ft at 12:00PM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 12.46 ft at 12:15PM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 12.46 ft at 12:30PM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 12.45 ft at 12:45PM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 12.45 ft at 1:00PM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 12.45 ft at 1:15PM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 12.45 ft at 1:30PM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 12.44 ft at 1:45PM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 12.44 ft at 2:00PM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 12.44 ft at 2:15PM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 12.44 ft at 2:30PM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 12.44 ft at 2:45PM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 12.44 ft at 3:00PM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 12.43 ft at 3:15PM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 12.43 ft at 3:30PM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 12.43 ft at 3:45PM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 12.43 ft at 4:00PM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 12.43 ft at 4:15PM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 12.43 ft at 4:30PM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 12.43 ft at 4:45PM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 12.43 ft at 5:00PM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 12.43 ft at 5:15PM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 12.43 ft at 5:30PM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 12.43 ft at 5:45PM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 12.42 ft at 6:00PM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 12.42 ft at 6:15PM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 12.43 ft at 6:30PM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 12.43 ft at 6:45PM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 12.42 ft at 7:00PM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 12.43 ft at 7:15PM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 12.42 ft at 7:30PM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 12.42 ft at 7:45PM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 12.43 ft at 8:00PM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 12.43 ft at 8:15PM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 12.43 ft at 8:30PM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 12.44 ft at 8:45PM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 12.44 ft at 9:00PM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 12.44 ft at 9:15PM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 12.45 ft at 9:30PM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 12.45 ft at 9:45PM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 12.46 ft at 10:00PM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 12.47 ft at 10:15PM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 12.47 ft at 10:30PM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 12.47 ft at 10:45PM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 12.47 ft at 11:00PM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 12.47 ft at 11:15PM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 12.47 ft at 11:30PM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 12.47 ft at 11:45PM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 12.47 ft at 12:00AM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 12.47 ft at 12:15AM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 12.47 ft at 12:30AM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 12.47 ft at 12:45AM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 12.47 ft at 1:00AM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 12.47 ft at 1:15AM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 12.47 ft at 1:30AM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 12.47 ft at 1:45AM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 12.47 ft at 2:00AM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 12.47 ft at 2:15AM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 12.47 ft at 2:30AM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 12.47 ft at 2:45AM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 12.47 ft at 3:00AM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 12.47 ft at 3:15AM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 12.47 ft at 3:30AM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 12.46 ft at 3:45AM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 12.47 ft at 4:00AM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 12.47 ft at 4:15AM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 12.47 ft at 4:30AM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 12.47 ft at 4:45AM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 12.47 ft at 5:00AM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 12.47 ft at 5:15AM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 12.47 ft at 5:30AM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 12.46 ft at 5:45AM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 12.46 ft at 6:00AM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 12.47 ft at 6:15AM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 12.47 ft at 6:30AM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 12.47 ft at 6:45AM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 12.46 ft at 7:00AM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 12.46 ft at 7:15AM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 12.46 ft at 7:30AM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 12.46 ft at 7:45AM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 12.46 ft at 8:00AM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 12.46 ft at 8:15AM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 12.46 ft at 8:30AM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 12.46 ft at 8:45AM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 12.46 ft at 9:00AM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 12.46 ft at 9:15AM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 12.46 ft at 9:30AM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 12.46 ft at 9:45AM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 12.45 ft at 10:00AM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 12.45 ft at 10:15AM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 12.45 ft at 10:30AM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 12.45 ft at 10:45AM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 12.45 ft at 11:00AM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 12.45 ft at 11:15AM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 12.44 ft at 11:30AM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 12.44 ft at 11:45AM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 12.44 ft at 12:00PM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 12.44 ft at 12:15PM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 12.44 ft at 12:30PM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 12.44 ft at 12:45PM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 12.43 ft at 1:00PM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 12.43 ft at 1:15PM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 12.43 ft at 1:30PM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 12.43 ft at 1:45PM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 12.42 ft at 2:00PM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 12.42 ft at 2:15PM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 12.42 ft at 2:30PM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 12.41 ft at 2:45PM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 12.42 ft at 3:00PM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 12.41 ft at 3:15PM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 12.41 ft at 3:30PM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 12.41 ft at 3:45PM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 12.41 ft at 4:00PM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 12.41 ft at 4:15PM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 12.4 ft at 4:30PM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 12.4 ft at 4:45PM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 12.4 ft at 5:00PM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 12.4 ft at 5:15PM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 12.4 ft at 5:30PM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 12.4 ft at 5:45PM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 12.4 ft at 6:00PM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 12.4 ft at 6:15PM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 12.4 ft at 6:30PM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 12.4 ft at 6:45PM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 12.4 ft at 7:00PM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 12.4 ft at 7:15PM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 12.4 ft at 7:30PM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 12.41 ft at 7:45PM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 12.41 ft at 8:00PM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 12.42 ft at 8:15PM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 12.43 ft at 8:30PM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 12.44 ft at 8:45PM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 12.44 ft at 9:00PM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 12.45 ft at 9:15PM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 12.45 ft at 9:30PM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 12.45 ft at 9:45PM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 12.46 ft at 10:00PM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 12.45 ft at 10:15PM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 12.45 ft at 10:30PM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 12.45 ft at 10:45PM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 12.45 ft at 11:00PM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 12.45 ft at 11:15PM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 12.45 ft at 11:30PM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 12.45 ft at 11:45PM Jul 20, 2019Observed: 12.45 ft at 12:00AM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 12.45 ft at 12:15AM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 12.45 ft at 12:30AM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 12.45 ft at 12:45AM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 12.46 ft at 1:00AM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 12.45 ft at 1:15AM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 12.45 ft at 1:30AM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 12.45 ft at 1:45AM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 12.46 ft at 2:00AM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 12.45 ft at 2:15AM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 12.45 ft at 2:30AM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 12.46 ft at 2:45AM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 12.45 ft at 3:00AM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 12.45 ft at 3:15AM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 12.45 ft at 3:30AM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 12.45 ft at 3:45AM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 12.45 ft at 4:00AM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 12.45 ft at 4:15AM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 12.45 ft at 4:30AM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 12.46 ft at 4:45AM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 12.46 ft at 5:00AM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 12.46 ft at 5:15AM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 12.45 ft at 5:30AM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 12.45 ft at 5:45AM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 12.45 ft at 6:00AM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 12.45 ft at 6:15AM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 12.45 ft at 6:30AM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 12.45 ft at 6:45AM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 12.45 ft at 7:00AM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 12.45 ft at 7:15AM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 12.45 ft at 7:30AM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 12.45 ft at 7:45AM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 12.45 ft at 8:00AM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 12.45 ft at 8:15AM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 12.45 ft at 8:30AM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 12.45 ft at 8:45AM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 12.45 ft at 9:00AM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 12.45 ft at 9:15AM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 12.45 ft at 9:30AM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 12.44 ft at 9:45AM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 12.44 ft at 10:00AM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 12.44 ft at 10:15AM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 12.44 ft at 10:30AM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 12.44 ft at 10:45AM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 12.44 ft at 11:00AM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 12.44 ft at 11:15AM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 12.44 ft at 11:30AM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 12.44 ft at 11:45AM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 12.44 ft at 12:00PM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 12.43 ft at 12:15PM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 12.43 ft at 12:30PM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 12.43 ft at 12:45PM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 12.43 ft at 1:00PM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 12.42 ft at 1:15PM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 12.42 ft at 1:30PM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 12.42 ft at 1:45PM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 12.42 ft at 2:00PM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 12.42 ft at 2:15PM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 12.42 ft at 2:30PM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 12.41 ft at 2:45PM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 12.41 ft at 3:00PM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 12.41 ft at 3:15PM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 12.41 ft at 3:30PM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 12.4 ft at 3:45PM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 12.4 ft at 4:00PM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 12.4 ft at 4:15PM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 12.4 ft at 4:30PM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 12.4 ft at 4:45PM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 12.4 ft at 5:00PM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 12.4 ft at 5:15PM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 12.4 ft at 5:30PM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 12.4 ft at 5:45PM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 12.4 ft at 6:00PM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 12.4 ft at 6:15PM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 12.41 ft at 6:30PM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 12.41 ft at 6:45PM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 12.41 ft at 7:00PM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 12.42 ft at 7:15PM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 12.42 ft at 7:30PM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 12.42 ft at 7:45PM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 12.43 ft at 8:00PM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 12.43 ft at 8:15PM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 12.43 ft at 8:30PM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 12.44 ft at 8:45PM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 12.43 ft at 9:00PM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 12.43 ft at 9:15PM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 12.43 ft at 9:30PM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 12.44 ft at 9:45PM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 12.44 ft at 10:00PM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 12.43 ft at 10:15PM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 12.44 ft at 10:30PM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 12.44 ft at 10:45PM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 12.44 ft at 11:00PM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 12.44 ft at 11:15PM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 12.44 ft at 11:30PM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 12.44 ft at 11:45PM Jul 21, 2019Observed: 12.44 ft at 12:00AM Jul 22, 2019Observed: 12.44 ft at 12:15AM Jul 22, 2019Observed: 12.45 ft at 12:30AM Jul 22, 2019Observed: 12.45 ft at 12:45AM Jul 22, 2019Observed: 12.45 ft at 1:00AM Jul 22, 2019Observed: 12.45 ft at 1:15AM Jul 22, 2019Observed: 12.45 ft at 1:30AM Jul 22, 2019Observed: 12.45 ft at 1:45AM Jul 22, 2019Observed: 12.46 ft at 2:00AM Jul 22, 2019Observed: 12.47 ft at 2:15AM Jul 22, 2019Observed: 12.5 ft at 2:30AM Jul 22, 2019Observed: 12.56 ft at 2:45AM Jul 22, 2019Observed: 12.6 ft at 3:00AM Jul 22, 2019Highest Observation: 12.61 ft at 3:15AM Jul 22, 2019Observed: 12.6 ft at 3:30AM Jul 22, 2019Observed: 12.59 ft at 3:45AM Jul 22, 2019Observed: 12.58 ft at 4:00AM Jul 22, 2019Observed: 12.58 ft at 4:15AM Jul 22, 2019Observed: 12.57 ft at 4:30AM Jul 22, 2019Observed: 12.57 ft at 4:45AM Jul 22, 2019Observed: 12.56 ft at 5:00AM Jul 22, 2019Observed: 12.56 ft at 5:15AM Jul 22, 2019Observed: 12.55 ft at 5:30AM Jul 22, 2019Observed: 12.54 ft at 5:45AM Jul 22, 2019WCFW2(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (7:19AM Jul 22, 2019)ObservedLatest observed value: 12.54 ft at 5:45 AM EDT 22-Jul-2019. Flood Stage is 20 ft
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Datum: NGVD29
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NOTE: Forecasts are not available for the Big Coal River near Whitesville. Only observed stages are available for this point.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 28
Moderate Flood Stage: 23
Flood Stage: 20
Action Stage: 19
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 28.47 ft on 07/08/2001
(2) 26.62 ft on 07/26/2001
(3) 21.96 ft on 11/19/2003
(4) 20.82 ft on 01/02/1997
(5) 20.00 ft on 04/15/2007
(6) 19.96 ft on 05/18/2001
(7) 19.86 ft on 04/04/2015
(8) 19.59 ft on 03/04/2015
(9) 19.59 ft on 03/05/2015
(10) 18.90 ft on 05/17/2001
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 19.86 ft on 04/04/2015
(2) 19.59 ft on 03/05/2015
(3) 19.59 ft on 03/04/2015
(4) 16.73 ft on 01/31/2013
(5) 20.00 ft on 04/15/2007
(6) 18.02 ft on 05/31/2004
(7) 21.96 ft on 11/19/2003
(8) 18.35 ft on 11/13/2003
(9) 18.07 ft on 07/29/2001
(10) 26.62 ft on 07/26/2001
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.

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28 Major flooding along the Clear Fork. Areas of Whitesville near the river are flooded. Low areas along the Big Coal River are flooded down to Slyvester.
25 Between 25 and 27 feet, more homes are flooded along North Leevale Road. North Leevale Road Route 1 over 21 flooded. Sections of Route 1 are flooded. North Leevale Road bridge starts to flood. Low areas in and around Whitesville are flooded.
23 Sections of Route 1 over 21 Leevale Road and low areas along Route 1 start to flood. Homes along the river, along North Leevale Road are flooded.
20 From 20 to 23 feet, homes along the river along Route 1 over 21 North Leevale Road, just above the Route 1 over 21 bridge, start to flood.
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Latitude: 37.966111° N, Longitude: 81.524444° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD27

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 20 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 818.49 838.49 Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 818.98 838.98 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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On the border of Raleigh and Boone Counties.
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