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Roanoke River at Salem Pump Station Stage (ft)Observed: 2.4 ft at 9:28PM Sep 17, 2022Observed: 2.6 ft at 2:13AM Sep 18, 2022Observed: 2.3 ft at 5:34AM Sep 18, 2022Observed: 2.6 ft at 6:55AM Sep 18, 2022Observed: 2.4 ft at 8:14AM Sep 18, 2022Highest Observation: 2.8 ft at 11:52AM Sep 18, 2022Observed: 2.3 ft at 12:07PM Sep 18, 2022Observed: 2.4 ft at 2:13PM Sep 18, 2022Observed: 2.7 ft at 4:16PM Sep 18, 2022Observed: 2.3 ft at 4:37PM Sep 18, 2022Observed: 2.4 ft at 8:14PM Sep 18, 2022Observed: 2.7 ft at 9:28PM Sep 18, 2022Observed: 2.3 ft at 9:43PM Sep 18, 2022Observed: 2.3 ft at 2:13AM Sep 19, 2022Observed: 2.7 ft at 2:52AM Sep 19, 2022Observed: 2.3 ft at 3:22AM Sep 19, 2022Observed: 2.6 ft at 7:01AM Sep 19, 2022Observed: 2.4 ft at 8:14AM Sep 19, 2022Observed: 2.7 ft at 12:40PM Sep 19, 2022Observed: 2.3 ft at 12:46PM Sep 19, 2022Observed: 2.4 ft at 2:14PM Sep 19, 2022Observed: 2.7 ft at 5:55PM Sep 19, 2022Observed: 2.3 ft at 6:07PM Sep 19, 2022Observed: 2.3 ft at 8:14PM Sep 19, 2022Observed: 2.6 ft at 10:49PM Sep 19, 2022Observed: 2.3 ft at 12:04AM Sep 20, 2022Observed: 2.5 ft at 2:13AM Sep 20, 2022Highest Observation: 2.8 ft at 3:58AM Sep 20, 2022Observed: 2.3 ft at 4:19AM Sep 20, 2022Observed: 2.4 ft at 8:14AM Sep 20, 2022Observed: 2.7 ft at 10:04AM Sep 20, 2022Observed: 2.3 ft at 10:16AM Sep 20, 2022Observed: 2.7 ft at 12:49PM Sep 20, 2022Observed: 2.5 ft at 2:13PM Sep 20, 2022Observed: 2.3 ft at 8:13PM Sep 20, 2022Observed: 2.6 ft at 8:49PM Sep 20, 2022Observed: 2.3 ft at 9:13PM Sep 20, 2022Observed: 2.5 ft at 5:49AM Sep 21, 2022Observed: 2.2 ft at 7:10AM Sep 21, 2022Observed: 2.5 ft at 8:10AM Sep 21, 2022Observed: 2.2 ft at 12:22PM Sep 21, 2022Observed: 2.5 ft at 1:17PM Sep 21, 2022Observed: 2.4 ft at 2:14PM Sep 21, 2022Observed: 2.7 ft at 6:34PM Sep 21, 2022Observed: 2.2 ft at 6:58PM Sep 21, 2022Observed: 2.3 ft at 8:14PM Sep 21, 2022Observed: 2.6 ft at 11:31PM Sep 21, 2022Observed: 2.2 ft at 11:52PM Sep 21, 2022Observed: 2.3 ft at 2:14AM Sep 22, 2022Observed: 2.6 ft at 4:43AM Sep 22, 2022Observed: 2.3 ft at 5:04AM Sep 22, 2022Observed: 2.3 ft at 8:13AM Sep 22, 2022Observed: 2.6 ft at 10:40AM Sep 22, 2022Observed: 2.2 ft at 10:49AM Sep 22, 2022Observed: 2.2 ft at 2:14PM Sep 22, 2022Observed: 2.5 ft at 3:25PM Sep 22, 2022Observed: 2.1 ft at 3:49PM Sep 22, 2022Observed: 2.4 ft at 8:07PM Sep 22, 2022Observed: 2.5 ft at 8:14PM Sep 22, 2022Observed: 2.1 ft at 8:43PM Sep 22, 2022Observed: 2.5 ft at 12:40AM Sep 23, 2022Observed: 2.1 ft at 1:17AM Sep 23, 2022Observed: 2.1 ft at 2:14AM Sep 23, 2022Observed: 2.4 ft at 5:22AM Sep 23, 2022Observed: 2.1 ft at 6:01AM Sep 23, 2022Observed: 2.1 ft at 8:14AM Sep 23, 2022Observed: 2.4 ft at 9:49AM Sep 23, 2022Observed: 2.7 ft at 10:37AM Sep 23, 2022Observed: 2.2 ft at 10:40AM Sep 23, 2022Observed: 2.5 ft at 12:07PM Sep 23, 2022Observed: 2.1 ft at 12:13PM Sep 23, 2022Observed: 2.4 ft at 12:55PM Sep 23, 2022Observed: 2.1 ft at 1:55PM Sep 23, 2022Observed: 2.1 ft at 2:14PM Sep 23, 2022Observed: 2 ft at 8:14PM Sep 23, 2022Observed: 2.2 ft at 2:14AM Sep 24, 2022Observed: 2.5 ft at 6:40AM Sep 24, 2022Observed: 2.1 ft at 6:49AM Sep 24, 2022Observed: 2.1 ft at 8:13AM Sep 24, 2022Observed: 2.2 ft at 2:14PM Sep 24, 2022Observed: 2.5 ft at 3:01PM Sep 24, 2022Observed: 2.1 ft at 3:25PM Sep 24, 2022Observed: 2.2 ft at 8:14PM Sep 24, 2022SPSV2(plotting HGIRR) Graph Created (9:05PM Sep 24, 2022)ObservedLatest observed value: 2.2 ft at 8:14 PM EDT 24-Sep-2022. Flood Stage is 7 ft
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NOTE: Graphical forecasts are not available for the Roanoke River at Salem Pump Station. 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: 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 04/22/1992
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 6.30 ft on 05/28/2022 (P)
(2) 6.50 ft on 05/24/2022 (P)
(3) 5.30 ft on 02/05/2022
(4) 7.60 ft on 06/18/2020
(5) 9.10 ft on 05/21/2020
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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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