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Smith River near Fieldale RG/SG IFLOWS Stage (ft)Observed: 2.1 ft at 1:50PM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 2.3 ft at 7:33PM Oct 19, 2021Highest Observation: 2.6 ft at 8:35PM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 2.1 ft at 8:59PM Oct 19, 2021Observed: 2.2 ft at 1:33AM Oct 20, 2021Observed: 1.9 ft at 3:02AM Oct 20, 2021Observed: 2.2 ft at 3:41AM Oct 20, 2021Observed: 2.2 ft at 7:32AM Oct 20, 2021Observed: 2.5 ft at 4:11PM Oct 20, 2021Observed: 2.1 ft at 5:08PM Oct 20, 2021Observed: 2.2 ft at 7:32PM Oct 20, 2021SPSV2(plotting HGIRR) Graph Created (10:19PM Oct 20, 2021)ObservedLatest observed value: 2.2 ft at 7:32 PM EDT 20-Oct-2021. 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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NWS stage 0 ft 14 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
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