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Peak Creek (VA) at Pulaski Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 2.6 ft at 6:24PM Oct 22, 2020Observed: 2.5 ft at 12:24PM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 2.5 ft at 6:24PM Oct 23, 2020Observed: 2.5 ft at 12:24PM Oct 24, 2020Highest Observation: 2.7 ft at 12:24PM Oct 28, 2020VA Department of Emergency ManagementPCRV2(plotting HGIRR) Graph Created (11:04AM Oct 29, 2020)ObservedLatest observed value: 2.7 ft at 12:24 PM EDT 28-Oct-2020. Flood Stage is 8 ft
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NOTE: Graphical forecasts are not available for the Peak Creek (VA) at Pulaski. 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: 14
Moderate Flood Stage: 11
Flood Stage: 8
Action Stage: 6
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 11.40 ft on 04/13/2020
(2) 11.20 ft on 03/13/2010
(3) 10.00 ft on 05/20/2020
(4) 9.50 ft on 06/18/2020
(5) 8.90 ft on 05/25/2017
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 9.50 ft on 06/18/2020
(2) 10.00 ft on 05/20/2020
(3) 11.40 ft on 04/13/2020
(4) 7.90 ft on 02/06/2020
(5) 7.20 ft on 01/13/2020
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

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13 Randolph Avenue bridge is overtopped.
11 Significant flooding in parts of the town of Pulaski.
8.5 Dora Highway floods near Heritage Park.
8 Flooding begins in Kersey Bottom area (Crescent and Melborn Streets).
6 Lottier Bottom Road low-water bridge is flooded.
(1) Peak Creek IFLOWS upstream - Mar. 31, 2016; Stg. 2.4ft
(2) Peak Creek IFLOWS downstream - Mar. 31, 2016; Stg. 2.4ft
(3) IFLOWS SG/RG on Randolph Ave. bridge - Mar. 31, 2016; Stg. 2.4 ft.
(4) Peak Creek in downtown Pulaski - Mar. 31, 2016; Stg. 2.4 ft.
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Latitude: 37.046944° N, Longitude: 80.784722° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

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NWS stage 0 ft 8 ft  
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