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Roanoke River at Salem Pump Station Stage (ft)Highest Observation: 1.3 ft at 3:27AM Sep 09, 2019Observed: 0.5 ft at 3:30AM Sep 09, 2019Observed: 0.5 ft at 5:37AM Sep 09, 2019Observed: 0.4 ft at 11:37AM Sep 09, 2019Observed: 0.4 ft at 5:37PM Sep 09, 2019Observed: 0.4 ft at 11:37PM Sep 09, 2019Observed: 1.1 ft at 3:21AM Sep 10, 2019Observed: 0.5 ft at 3:24AM Sep 10, 2019Observed: 1.1 ft at 3:26AM Sep 10, 2019Observed: 0.5 ft at 3:29AM Sep 10, 2019Observed: 0.1 ft at 4:12AM Sep 10, 2019Observed: 0.5 ft at 4:15AM Sep 10, 2019Observed: 0.6 ft at 5:37AM Sep 10, 2019Observed: 0.3 ft at 5:37PM Sep 10, 2019Observed: 1.2 ft at 8:33PM Sep 10, 2019Observed: 0.5 ft at 8:36PM Sep 10, 2019Observed: 0.5 ft at 11:37PM Sep 10, 2019Observed: 0 ft at 2:18AM Sep 11, 2019Observed: 0.6 ft at 2:21AM Sep 11, 2019Observed: 0.5 ft at 5:37AM Sep 11, 2019Observed: 0.4 ft at 11:37AM Sep 11, 2019Observed: 0.5 ft at 5:37PM Sep 11, 2019Observed: 0.5 ft at 11:37PM Sep 11, 2019Observed: 0 ft at 4:12AM Sep 12, 2019Observed: 0.5 ft at 4:15AM Sep 12, 2019Observed: 0.5 ft at 5:37AM Sep 12, 2019Observed: 0.4 ft at 9:39AM Sep 12, 2019Observed: 0.2 ft at 10:25AM Sep 12, 2019Observed: 0 ft at 11:37AM Sep 12, 2019Observed: 0 ft at 5:38PM Sep 12, 2019Observed: 0 ft at 11:37PM Sep 12, 2019Observed: 0 ft at 5:37AM Sep 13, 2019Observed: 0 ft at 11:37AM Sep 13, 2019Observed: 0.1 ft at 5:37PM Sep 13, 2019Observed: 0.1 ft at 11:37PM Sep 13, 2019Observed: 0.7 ft at 12:43AM Sep 14, 2019Observed: 0.1 ft at 12:46AM Sep 14, 2019Observed: 0 ft at 5:37AM Sep 14, 2019Observed: 0 ft at 11:37AM Sep 14, 2019Observed: 0 ft at 5:37PM Sep 14, 2019Observed: 0.1 ft at 11:37PM Sep 14, 2019Observed: 0.6 ft at 5:37AM Sep 15, 2019Observed: 0.2 ft at 5:38AM Sep 15, 2019Observed: 0.2 ft at 11:37AM Sep 15, 2019Observed: 0.1 ft at 5:37PM Sep 15, 2019Observed: 0.1 ft at 11:37PM Sep 15, 2019SPSV2(plotting HGIRR) Graph Created (2:04AM Sep 16, 2019)ObservedLatest observed value: 0.1 ft at 11:37 PM EDT 15-Sep-2019. 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 02/24/2019
(2) 14.60 ft on 10/12/2018
(3) 9.50 ft on 09/23/2018
(4) 10.10 ft on 09/17/2018
(5) 8.50 ft on 01/23/2017
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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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NWS stage 0 ft 7 ft  
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