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Smith River near Fieldale RG/SG IFLOWS Stage (ft)Observed: 2.6 ft at 3:24AM Jan 18, 2022Observed: 2.2 ft at 4:39AM Jan 18, 2022Observed: 2.5 ft at 6:31AM Jan 18, 2022Observed: 2 ft at 8:09AM Jan 18, 2022Observed: 2.3 ft at 9:33AM Jan 18, 2022Observed: 2 ft at 11:42AM Jan 18, 2022Observed: 2.2 ft at 12:30PM Jan 18, 2022Observed: 2.5 ft at 2:33PM Jan 18, 2022Observed: 2.2 ft at 3:42PM Jan 18, 2022Observed: 2.4 ft at 6:31PM Jan 18, 2022Observed: 2 ft at 7:57PM Jan 18, 2022Observed: 2.3 ft at 9:36PM Jan 18, 2022Observed: 2 ft at 12:15AM Jan 19, 2022Observed: 2.1 ft at 12:31AM Jan 19, 2022Observed: 2.4 ft at 2:24AM Jan 19, 2022Observed: 2 ft at 4:00AM Jan 19, 2022Observed: 2.3 ft at 5:45AM Jan 19, 2022Observed: 2.4 ft at 6:31AM Jan 19, 2022Observed: 2.7 ft at 7:33AM Jan 19, 2022Observed: 2.2 ft at 7:42AM Jan 19, 2022Observed: 2.6 ft at 12:31PM Jan 19, 2022Observed: 2.2 ft at 1:00PM Jan 19, 2022Observed: 3 ft at 10:18PM Jan 19, 2022Observed: 2.5 ft at 10:21PM Jan 19, 2022Observed: 2.1 ft at 12:09AM Jan 20, 2022Observed: 2.2 ft at 12:31AM Jan 20, 2022Observed: 2.5 ft at 4:12AM Jan 20, 2022Observed: 2.2 ft at 6:15AM Jan 20, 2022Observed: 2.2 ft at 6:31AM Jan 20, 2022Observed: 2.5 ft at 9:15AM Jan 20, 2022Observed: 2.1 ft at 10:48AM Jan 20, 2022Observed: 2.1 ft at 12:31PM Jan 20, 2022Observed: 2.5 ft at 1:57PM Jan 20, 2022Observed: 2.8 ft at 4:06PM Jan 20, 2022Highest Observation: 3.1 ft at 6:00PM Jan 20, 2022Highest Observation: 3.1 ft at 6:31PM Jan 20, 2022Observed: 2.3 ft at 6:48PM Jan 20, 2022Observed: 2.6 ft at 8:12PM Jan 20, 2022Observed: 2.5 ft at 12:32AM Jan 21, 2022Observed: 2.1 ft at 5:15AM Jan 21, 2022Observed: 2.4 ft at 5:33AM Jan 21, 2022Observed: 2.3 ft at 6:31AM Jan 21, 2022Observed: 2.6 ft at 12:31PM Jan 21, 2022Observed: 2.3 ft at 1:12PM Jan 21, 2022Observed: 2.6 ft at 2:54PM Jan 21, 2022Observed: 2.2 ft at 3:30PM Jan 21, 2022Observed: 2.5 ft at 6:31PM Jan 21, 2022Observed: 2.1 ft at 7:51PM Jan 21, 2022Observed: 2.1 ft at 11:30PM Jan 21, 2022Observed: 2.3 ft at 12:31AM Jan 22, 2022Observed: 2.6 ft at 2:18AM Jan 22, 2022Observed: 2.2 ft at 2:39AM Jan 22, 2022Observed: 2.5 ft at 5:48AM Jan 22, 2022Observed: 2.2 ft at 6:27AM Jan 22, 2022Observed: 2.5 ft at 9:45AM Jan 22, 2022Observed: 2.1 ft at 10:27AM Jan 22, 2022Observed: 2.1 ft at 12:31PM Jan 22, 2022Observed: 2.4 ft at 2:39PM Jan 22, 2022Observed: 2.4 ft at 6:30PM Jan 22, 2022Observed: 2.7 ft at 8:21PM Jan 22, 2022Observed: 2.2 ft at 8:30PM Jan 22, 2022Observed: 2.6 ft at 10:45PM Jan 22, 2022Observed: 2.2 ft at 11:39PM Jan 22, 2022Observed: 2.3 ft at 12:31AM Jan 23, 2022Observed: 2.6 ft at 3:06AM Jan 23, 2022Observed: 2.2 ft at 3:45AM Jan 23, 2022Observed: 2.5 ft at 6:03AM Jan 23, 2022Observed: 2.6 ft at 6:30AM Jan 23, 2022Observed: 2.9 ft at 9:21AM Jan 23, 2022Observed: 2.2 ft at 10:03AM Jan 23, 2022Observed: 2.5 ft at 11:57AM Jan 23, 2022Observed: 2.5 ft at 12:31PM Jan 23, 2022Observed: 2.1 ft at 1:39PM Jan 23, 2022Observed: 2.4 ft at 4:03PM Jan 23, 2022Observed: 2 ft at 5:51PM Jan 23, 2022Observed: 2.2 ft at 6:31PM Jan 23, 2022Observed: 2.5 ft at 8:24PM Jan 23, 2022Observed: 2 ft at 9:39PM Jan 23, 2022Observed: 2.3 ft at 9:42PM Jan 23, 2022Observed: 2.4 ft at 12:30AM Jan 24, 2022Observed: 2.3 ft at 6:31AM Jan 24, 2022Observed: 2.7 ft at 10:06AM Jan 24, 2022Observed: 2.1 ft at 10:57AM Jan 24, 2022Observed: 2.2 ft at 12:31PM Jan 24, 2022Observed: 2.5 ft at 2:27PM Jan 24, 2022Observed: 2.1 ft at 3:27PM Jan 24, 2022Observed: 2.4 ft at 6:31PM Jan 24, 2022Observed: 2.9 ft at 10:42PM Jan 24, 2022Observed: 2.5 ft at 10:45PM Jan 24, 2022Observed: 2.1 ft at 11:07PM Jan 24, 2022Observed: 2.3 ft at 12:31AM Jan 25, 2022SPSV2(plotting HGIRR) Graph Created (2:19AM Jan 25, 2022)ObservedLatest observed value: 2.3 ft at 12:31 AM EST 25-Jan-2022. Flood Stage is 7 ft
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NOTE: Graphical forecasts are not available for the Smith River near Fieldale RG/SG IFLOWS. During times of high water, forecast crest information can be found in the text products.
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Upstream Gauge - at Bassett Upstream Gauge Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - above Hydro Elec Plant
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 20
Moderate Flood Stage: 17
Flood Stage: 14
Action Stage: 12
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

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20.5 Water begins to overtop the bridge at Daniels Creek Road.
17 Water approaches the bottom of the Daniels Creek Road bridge over the Smith River.
14 Minor flooding of lowlands downstream from the gage in Koehler area.
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Latitude: 36.704678° N, Longitude: 79.935007° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

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