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Greenbrier River at Renick Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Highest Observation: 3.1 ft at 11:03PM Oct 16, 2018Observed: 3 ft at 6:24AM Oct 17, 2018Observed: 3 ft at 12:24PM Oct 17, 2018Observed: 2.9 ft at 6:24PM Oct 17, 2018Observed: 2.9 ft at 6:57PM Oct 17, 2018Observed: 2.8 ft at 5:12AM Oct 18, 2018Observed: 2.8 ft at 5:51AM Oct 18, 2018Observed: 2.7 ft at 6:24AM Oct 18, 2018Observed: 2.6 ft at 6:24PM Oct 18, 2018Observed: 2.4 ft at 6:24AM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 2.3 ft at 12:24PM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 2.3 ft at 2:54PM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 2.2 ft at 6:24PM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 2.2 ft at 6:39PM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 2.1 ft at 6:24AM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 2 ft at 12:24PM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 2 ft at 5:12PM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 2 ft at 6:24PM Oct 20, 2018RNKW2(plotting HGIRR) Graph Created (7:34PM Oct 20, 2018)ObservedLatest observed value: 2 ft at 6:24 PM EDT 20-Oct-2018. Flood Stage is 17 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts for the Greenbrier River at Renick are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 23
Moderate Flood Stage: 19
Flood Stage: 17
Action Stage: 15
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 29.00 ft on 11/05/1985
(2) 23.70 ft on 01/19/1996
(3) 18.75 ft on 02/14/1984
(4) 18.30 ft on 03/26/1978
(5) 18.00 ft on 01/26/1978
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 15.80 ft on 03/05/2008
(2) 15.40 ft on 02/23/2003
(3) 15.00 ft on 01/08/1998
(4) 16.00 ft on 12/01/1996
(5) 17.25 ft on 05/17/1996
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 0.31 ft on 08/03/1944
(2) 0.42 ft on 08/27/1951
(3) 0.45 ft on 10/08/1947
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Latitude: 38.000000° N, Longitude: 80.366667° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
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Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 17 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 Not Available Not Available Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 1883.077 ft 1900.077 ft 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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