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Jackson River at Gathright Dam Pool (ft)Highest Observation: 1583.76 ft at 7:00AM Apr 14, 2024Observed: 1583.36 ft at 7:00AM Apr 15, 2024GDMV2(plotting HPIRZ) Graph Created (11:05PM Apr 16, 2024)ObservedLatest observed value: 1583.36 ft at 7:00 AM EDT 15-Apr-2024.
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NOTE: Forecasts are not available for the Jackson River at Gathright Dam. Only observed stages are available for this point.
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Major Flood Stage: 0
Moderate Flood Stage: 0
Flood Stage: 0
Action Stage: 0
Low Stage (in feet): 0

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(1) Gathright Dam (Lake Moomaw on left) - Dir N: Date - 7/21/2006
(2) Lake Moomaw and inlet structure - Dir. N: 7/21/2006
(3) US view of Gathright Dam and Jackson River - Dir. W: 7/21/2006
(4) DS view of Jackson River blw. dam - Dir. E: 7/21/2006
(5) Outlet Works and Stilling Basin - Gathright Dam - Dir. W: 7/21/2006
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Latitude: 37.945833° N, Longitude: 79.954167° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

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NAVD88 Not Available Not Available Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
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