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Roanoke River at Salem Pump Station Stage (ft)Observed: 2.2 ft at 1:21AM Jun 08, 2021Observed: 2.2 ft at 4:48AM Jun 08, 2021Observed: 2.2 ft at 6:27AM Jun 08, 2021Observed: 2.2 ft at 8:28AM Jun 08, 2021Observed: 2.2 ft at 10:30AM Jun 08, 2021Observed: 2.2 ft at 10:48AM Jun 08, 2021Observed: 2.9 ft at 3:06PM Jun 08, 2021Observed: 3.6 ft at 5:57PM Jun 08, 2021Observed: 2.7 ft at 9:57PM Jun 08, 2021Observed: 2.5 ft at 1:42AM Jun 09, 2021Observed: 2.3 ft at 1:24PM Jun 09, 2021Observed: 2.8 ft at 4:48PM Jun 09, 2021Observed: 2.3 ft at 6:06PM Jun 09, 2021Observed: 2.9 ft at 8:57PM Jun 09, 2021Observed: 2.5 ft at 9:00PM Jun 09, 2021Observed: 2.2 ft at 9:27PM Jun 09, 2021Observed: 2.5 ft at 9:36PM Jun 09, 2021Observed: 2.4 ft at 10:48PM Jun 09, 2021Observed: 2.4 ft at 4:49AM Jun 10, 2021Observed: 2.1 ft at 5:12AM Jun 10, 2021Observed: 2.4 ft at 6:48AM Jun 10, 2021Observed: 2 ft at 8:15AM Jun 10, 2021Observed: 2.3 ft at 9:51AM Jun 10, 2021Observed: 2 ft at 10:36AM Jun 10, 2021Observed: 2.1 ft at 10:48AM Jun 10, 2021Observed: 2.4 ft at 12:24PM Jun 10, 2021Observed: 2.6 ft at 1:51PM Jun 10, 2021Observed: 2.7 ft at 4:48PM Jun 10, 2021Observed: 3.1 ft at 8:09PM Jun 10, 2021Observed: 2.5 ft at 9:09PM Jun 10, 2021Observed: 2.4 ft at 10:49PM Jun 10, 2021Observed: 2.8 ft at 3:03AM Jun 11, 2021Observed: 2.4 ft at 3:30AM Jun 11, 2021Observed: 2.8 ft at 4:45AM Jun 11, 2021Observed: 2.7 ft at 10:48AM Jun 11, 2021Observed: 2.8 ft at 4:50PM Jun 11, 2021Observed: 3.4 ft at 9:02PM Jun 11, 2021Observed: 3 ft at 9:15PM Jun 11, 2021Observed: 3.3 ft at 10:27PM Jun 11, 2021Observed: 3.5 ft at 10:49PM Jun 11, 2021Highest Observation: 3.8 ft at 1:15AM Jun 12, 2021Observed: 3.7 ft at 4:48AM Jun 12, 2021Highest Observation: 3.8 ft at 10:49AM Jun 12, 2021Observed: 3.4 ft at 11:33AM Jun 12, 2021Observed: 3.1 ft at 3:51PM Jun 12, 2021Observed: 3.3 ft at 4:48PM Jun 12, 2021Observed: 3.6 ft at 9:12PM Jun 12, 2021Highest Observation: 3.8 ft at 10:49PM Jun 12, 2021Observed: 3.2 ft at 10:54PM Jun 12, 2021Observed: 2.9 ft at 4:12AM Jun 13, 2021Observed: 3 ft at 4:49AM Jun 13, 2021Observed: 2.7 ft at 6:18AM Jun 13, 2021Observed: 3 ft at 6:48AM Jun 13, 2021Observed: 3.1 ft at 10:48AM Jun 13, 2021Observed: 2.6 ft at 12:30PM Jun 13, 2021Observed: 3 ft at 2:27PM Jun 13, 2021Observed: 2.7 ft at 2:45PM Jun 13, 2021Observed: 2.6 ft at 4:48PM Jun 13, 2021Observed: 3 ft at 7:48PM Jun 13, 2021Observed: 3.3 ft at 9:09PM Jun 13, 2021Observed: 2.8 ft at 9:51PM Jun 13, 2021Observed: 3 ft at 10:48PM Jun 13, 2021Observed: 3.3 ft at 1:03AM Jun 14, 2021Observed: 3 ft at 1:06AM Jun 14, 2021Observed: 3.3 ft at 3:45AM Jun 14, 2021Observed: 3.5 ft at 4:48AM Jun 14, 2021Observed: 3.1 ft at 4:51AM Jun 14, 2021Observed: 3.4 ft at 5:54AM Jun 14, 2021Observed: 3.1 ft at 6:48AM Jun 14, 2021Observed: 3.5 ft at 8:00AM Jun 14, 2021Highest Observation: 3.8 ft at 8:21AM Jun 14, 2021Highest Observation: 3.8 ft at 10:48AM Jun 14, 2021SPSV2(plotting HGIRR) Graph Created (4:20PM Jun 14, 2021)ObservedLatest observed value: 3.8 ft at 10:48 AM EDT 14-Jun-2021. Flood Stage is 7 ft
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 16
Moderate Flood Stage: 14
Flood Stage: 7
Action Stage: 5
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 20.50 ft on 11/04/1985
(2) 15.30 ft on 06/21/1972
(3) 14.60 ft on 10/12/2018
(4) 14.00 ft on 02/23/2003
(5) 13.80 ft on 09/30/2015
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 7.60 ft on 06/18/2020
(2) 9.10 ft on 05/21/2020
(3) 6.30 ft on 02/24/2019
(4) 14.60 ft on 10/12/2018
(5) 9.50 ft on 09/23/2018
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

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Currently none available.

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11 Water near top of berm at Riverwalk apartments in Salem.
8 Mill Lane bridge is completely overtopped.
7.5 Flooding pccurs along portions of West and East Riverside Drives in Salem.
7 Mill Lane bridge in Salem is closed due to flooding.
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Latitude: 37.286667° N, Longitude: 80.075278° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

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