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Roanoke River at Salem Pump Station Stage (ft)Observed: 0.9 ft at 11:38AM Jul 12, 2019Observed: 0.9 ft at 5:38PM Jul 12, 2019Observed: 1 ft at 11:38PM Jul 12, 2019Observed: 1 ft at 5:38AM Jul 13, 2019Observed: 0.9 ft at 5:38PM Jul 13, 2019Observed: 0.9 ft at 11:38PM Jul 13, 2019Observed: 0.9 ft at 5:38AM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 0.8 ft at 11:38AM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 0.8 ft at 5:38PM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 0.9 ft at 11:38PM Jul 14, 2019Observed: 0.9 ft at 5:38AM Jul 15, 2019Observed: 0.9 ft at 11:38AM Jul 15, 2019Observed: 0.8 ft at 5:39PM Jul 15, 2019Observed: 0.9 ft at 11:38PM Jul 15, 2019Observed: 1.5 ft at 11:49PM Jul 15, 2019Observed: 2 ft at 11:52PM Jul 15, 2019Observed: 2.4 ft at 11:58PM Jul 15, 2019Observed: 2.1 ft at 2:16AM Jul 16, 2019Observed: 1.8 ft at 4:01AM Jul 16, 2019Observed: 2.1 ft at 5:28AM Jul 16, 2019Observed: 2.3 ft at 5:38AM Jul 16, 2019Highest Observation: 2.6 ft at 6:13AM Jul 16, 2019Observed: 2.3 ft at 8:22AM Jul 16, 2019Observed: 1.8 ft at 11:38AM Jul 16, 2019Observed: 1.4 ft at 5:38PM Jul 16, 2019Observed: 1.3 ft at 11:38PM Jul 16, 2019Observed: 1.8 ft at 1:34AM Jul 17, 2019Observed: 1.3 ft at 1:37AM Jul 17, 2019Observed: 2.2 ft at 1:39AM Jul 17, 2019Observed: 1.2 ft at 5:38AM Jul 17, 2019Observed: 1.1 ft at 11:38AM Jul 17, 2019Observed: 0.8 ft at 2:16PM Jul 17, 2019Observed: 0.8 ft at 5:38PM Jul 17, 2019Observed: 0.8 ft at 11:38PM Jul 17, 2019Observed: 1.1 ft at 2:25AM Jul 18, 2019Observed: 0.7 ft at 2:28AM Jul 18, 2019Observed: 0.3 ft at 5:07AM Jul 18, 2019Observed: 0.7 ft at 5:10AM Jul 18, 2019Observed: 0.7 ft at 11:38AM Jul 18, 2019Observed: 0.8 ft at 5:39PM Jul 18, 2019Observed: 0.3 ft at 11:22PM Jul 18, 2019Observed: 0.7 ft at 11:25PM Jul 18, 2019Observed: 1.3 ft at 4:49AM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 0.8 ft at 4:52AM Jul 19, 2019Observed: 0.8 ft at 5:38AM Jul 19, 2019SPSV2(plotting HGIRR) Graph Created (8:04AM Jul 19, 2019)ObservedLatest observed value: 0.8 ft at 5:38 AM EDT 19-Jul-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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