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Smith River near Fieldale RG/SG IFLOWS Stage (ft)Observed: 2.2 ft at 8:16PM May 20, 2022Observed: 2.2 ft at 2:43AM May 21, 2022Observed: 2.3 ft at 4:22PM May 21, 2022Observed: 2.3 ft at 2:17AM May 22, 2022Observed: 2.3 ft at 8:17AM May 22, 2022Observed: 2.3 ft at 2:17PM May 22, 2022Observed: 2.3 ft at 8:17AM May 23, 2022Observed: 2.3 ft at 2:16PM May 23, 2022Observed: 2.6 ft at 6:22PM May 23, 2022Observed: 2.9 ft at 8:07PM May 23, 2022Observed: 3.3 ft at 12:52AM May 24, 2022Observed: 3.6 ft at 3:34AM May 24, 2022Highest Observation: 6.7 ft at 8:49AM May 24, 2022Observed: 6.5 ft at 2:16PM May 24, 2022Observed: 5.7 ft at 5:49PM May 24, 2022Observed: 5.1 ft at 10:01PM May 24, 2022Observed: 4.7 ft at 1:16AM May 25, 2022Observed: 4.5 ft at 3:34AM May 25, 2022Observed: 4.3 ft at 8:16AM May 25, 2022Observed: 3.9 ft at 1:31PM May 25, 2022Observed: 3.8 ft at 4:01PM May 25, 2022Observed: 3.9 ft at 8:16PM May 25, 2022Observed: 3.5 ft at 1:01AM May 26, 2022Observed: 3.6 ft at 2:16AM May 26, 2022Observed: 3.5 ft at 8:16AM May 26, 2022Observed: 3.4 ft at 2:16PM May 26, 2022Observed: 3.3 ft at 8:16PM May 26, 2022Observed: 3.6 ft at 11:49PM May 26, 2022Observed: 3.3 ft at 11:52PM May 26, 2022Observed: 3.2 ft at 2:16AM May 27, 2022Observed: 3.5 ft at 6:04AM May 27, 2022Observed: 3.8 ft at 8:13AM May 27, 2022Observed: 3.9 ft at 8:17AM May 27, 2022Observed: 4.2 ft at 10:16AM May 27, 2022Observed: 4.5 ft at 11:22AM May 27, 2022Observed: 4.8 ft at 12:46PM May 27, 2022Observed: 4.9 ft at 2:16PM May 27, 2022SPSV2(plotting HGIRR) Graph Created (3:04PM May 27, 2022)ObservedLatest observed value: 4.9 ft at 2:16 PM EDT 27-May-2022. Flood Stage is 7 ft
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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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