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ALERT: November 15 update on the status of the nationwide data transmission error preventing stream gauge data collected at affected locations from being displayed on the Advanced Hydrologic Prediction Services (AHPS) webpages. As of 11/08/2018, The USGS has restored all impacted operational stream gauges to transmitting status. The status map of gauge outages from other agencies is here. The outage map will be updated each Thursday. We apologize for the service interruption and hope to have the data restored as soon as possible.

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Blackberry Creek at Blackberry Bridge Stage (ft)Observed: 0.5 ft at 11:06AM Nov 10, 2018Observed: 0.7 ft at 11:06PM Nov 10, 2018Observed: 0.6 ft at 11:06PM Nov 11, 2018Observed: 0.9 ft at 5:06PM Nov 13, 2018Observed: 0.8 ft at 5:06AM Nov 14, 2018Observed: 2.2 ft at 11:00AM Nov 15, 2018Observed: 2 ft at 11:07AM Nov 15, 2018Highest Observation: 2.7 ft at 11:57AM Nov 15, 2018Observed: 2.4 ft at 5:06PM Nov 15, 2018Observed: 1.7 ft at 11:06PM Nov 15, 2018BBBV2(plotting HGIRR) Graph Created (8:34AM Nov 16, 2018)ObservedLatest observed value: 1.7 ft at 11:06 PM EST 15-Nov-2018. Flood Stage is 6 ft
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NOTE: Graphical forecasts are not available for the Blackberry Creek at Blackberry Bridge. During times of high water, forecast crest information can be found in the text products.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 12
Moderate Flood Stage: 10
Flood Stage: 6
Action Stage: 5
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 9.30 ft on 01/25/2010
(2) 8.20 ft on 09/29/2015
(3) 7.60 ft on 04/20/2015
(4) 7.40 ft on 11/10/2015
(5) 7.10 ft on 09/17/2018
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 7.10 ft on 09/17/2018
(2) 7.40 ft on 11/10/2015
(3) 8.20 ft on 09/29/2015
(4) 7.60 ft on 04/20/2015
(5) 6.70 ft on 07/06/2011
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.

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Latitude/Longitude Disclaimer: The gauge location shown in the above map is the approximate location based on the latitude/longitude coordinates provided to the NWS by the gauge owner.
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Latitude: 36.741667° N, Longitude: 80.002778° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

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NWS stage 0 ft 6 ft  
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