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Roanoke River at Salem Pump Station Stage (ft)Observed: 1.1 ft at 6:51AM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 0.8 ft at 10:39AM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 0.9 ft at 12:51PM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 0.7 ft at 6:51PM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 0.3 ft at 10:05PM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 0.6 ft at 10:20PM Aug 04, 2020Observed: 0.6 ft at 12:51AM Aug 05, 2020Observed: 0.4 ft at 6:50AM Aug 05, 2020Observed: 0.5 ft at 12:51PM Aug 05, 2020Observed: 0.6 ft at 6:51PM Aug 05, 2020Observed: 0.9 ft at 8:08PM Aug 05, 2020Observed: 1.6 ft at 11:35PM Aug 05, 2020Highest Observation: 2.2 ft at 11:56PM Aug 05, 2020Observed: 1.6 ft at 11:59PM Aug 05, 2020Observed: 1.7 ft at 12:51AM Aug 06, 2020Observed: 0.6 ft at 12:59AM Aug 06, 2020Observed: 1.2 ft at 2:29AM Aug 06, 2020Observed: 1.5 ft at 4:20AM Aug 06, 2020Observed: 1.8 ft at 5:50AM Aug 06, 2020Observed: 1.1 ft at 6:20AM Aug 06, 2020Observed: 1 ft at 6:50AM Aug 06, 2020Observed: 1 ft at 12:51PM Aug 06, 2020Observed: 0.7 ft at 6:36PM Aug 06, 2020Observed: 0.8 ft at 6:51PM Aug 06, 2020Observed: 0.7 ft at 12:51AM Aug 07, 2020Observed: 0.2 ft at 3:21AM Aug 07, 2020Observed: 0.7 ft at 6:52AM Aug 07, 2020Observed: 0.6 ft at 12:51PM Aug 07, 2020Observed: 0.6 ft at 6:51PM Aug 07, 2020Observed: 0.6 ft at 12:51AM Aug 08, 2020Observed: 0.5 ft at 6:51AM Aug 08, 2020Observed: 0.2 ft at 7:45AM Aug 08, 2020Observed: 0.5 ft at 7:51AM Aug 08, 2020Observed: 0.6 ft at 12:51PM Aug 08, 2020Observed: 0.4 ft at 6:51PM Aug 08, 2020Observed: 0.7 ft at 8:33PM Aug 08, 2020Observed: 0.4 ft at 9:15PM Aug 08, 2020Observed: 0.7 ft at 12:09AM Aug 09, 2020Observed: 0.4 ft at 12:24AM Aug 09, 2020Observed: 0.4 ft at 12:51AM Aug 09, 2020Observed: 0.1 ft at 1:18AM Aug 09, 2020Observed: 0.4 ft at 1:33AM Aug 09, 2020Observed: 0.5 ft at 6:51AM Aug 09, 2020Observed: 0.3 ft at 12:51PM Aug 09, 2020Observed: 0.3 ft at 6:51PM Aug 09, 2020Observed: 0 ft at 8:30PM Aug 09, 2020Observed: 0.5 ft at 8:33PM Aug 09, 2020Observed: 0.4 ft at 12:51AM Aug 10, 2020Observed: 0 ft at 3:39AM Aug 10, 2020Observed: 0.3 ft at 3:42AM Aug 10, 2020Observed: 0.4 ft at 6:51AM Aug 10, 2020Observed: 0.2 ft at 12:51PM Aug 10, 2020Observed: 0.2 ft at 6:51PM Aug 10, 2020Observed: 0.5 ft at 9:39PM Aug 10, 2020Observed: 0.2 ft at 10:39PM Aug 10, 2020Observed: 0.3 ft at 12:51AM Aug 11, 2020SPSV2(plotting HGIRR) Graph Created (6:35AM Aug 11, 2020)ObservedLatest observed value: 0.3 ft at 12:51 AM EDT 11-Aug-2020. 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) 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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