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Saluda River near Greenville north of Old Easley Rd, SC (GSLS1)


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Inundation Levels
NAVD88 Stage

817.2*20.0*
Record Crest: 19.38 ft
816.219.0
815.218.0
814.217.0
813.216.0

Major Flooding Begins

812.215.0
811.214.0

Moderate Flooding Begins

810.213.0
809.212.0
808.211.0
807.210.0

Minor Flooding Begins

806.29.0

Near Flooding Begins

805.28.0
804.27.0
803.26.0
* = Extended rating
Weather Forecast Office Greenville-Spartanburg, SC Southeast River Forecast Center
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2.0 ft at 11/21/2017 08:45:00 UTC
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 15
Moderate Flood Stage: 13
Flood Stage: 9.5
Action Stage: 8
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 19.38 ft on 10/07/1949
(2) 18.14 ft on 10/05/1964
(3) 15.59 ft on 08/27/1995
(4) 15.43 ft on 06/23/1961
(5) 15.07 ft on 09/09/2004
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 6.75 ft on 05/06/2013
(2) 6.42 ft on 05/14/2012
(3) 6.96 ft on 12/01/2010
(4) 9.72 ft on 01/25/2010
(5) 7.11 ft on 11/12/2009
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 1.66 ft on 02/01/1956
(2) 1.81 ft on 08/12/2008
(3) 1.98 ft on 08/05/2002

Graphical representation of flood inundation for NWS flood categories are based on steady state hydraulic modeling of water surface elevations for incremented discharges. Map shows approximate inundation areas for given water surface elevations and should not be used for navigation or permitting or other legal purposes, but strictly as a planning reference tool.

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The scientific publication for these maps is available from the USGS at: http://pubs.usgs.gov/sim/3244/.  Technical analysis and funding for these maps was provided by the USGS.  The maps can also be viewed at: http://wim.usgs.gov/FIMI/FloodInundationMapper.html.

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15 Most homes between the river and riverdale drive and riverdale circle will be flooded. Flooding at this level will be similar to the flooding that occurred on september 9, 2004. Major flooding occurrs.
14 Homes along old easly bridge road and along fish trap road and shady acres areas will be flooded. +
13 Homes on riverview circle will be flooded. Most of riverview circle and parts of riverview drive will be flooded. Back water on georges creek will cause water to appraoch homes in quail haven subdivision in pickens county. Moderate flooding occurrs.
12.5 Some homes between the river and riverview circle in greenville county will begin to flood. In pickens county homes between old easley bridge road and the river will be flooded and a business off of floyd circle near the river will begin to flood. +
11.5 Homes will be surrounded by water on riverview circle south of highway 123 and parts of riverview drive will begin to flood. +
10.5 The river will surround homes south of highway 123 on riverview circle. Evacuations in pickens county in the shady acres trailer park area near fish trap road and along old easley bridge road near highway 123 will begin. +
9.5 Evacuations on the pickens county side of the river north and south of old easley bridge road will likely begin. Homes will be threatened in the shady acres subdivision especially along ron lane and in the 3900 to 4100 block of old easley bridge road. +
8.5 The river will approach homes in pickens county in the 3900 to 4100 block of old easley bridge road. The water will continue to approach homes on riverview circle and riverview drive in greenville county.
8 Action stage, water approaching homes on pickens county side of the river and is at bankfull on greenville county side.
7.5 The river will be out of its banks and approaching yards of homes located on riverview circle and riverview drive in greenville county. +
6.5 The river will approach homes in pickens county on old easley bridge road in the 3900 to 4100 block. +
4.5 Bankfull stage at gage site
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(1) staff gage looking downstream
(2) areal photo of gage location
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Graphical representation of flood inundation for NWS flood categories are based on steady state hydraulic modeling of water surface elevations for incremented discharges. Map shows approximate inundation areas for given water surface elevations and should not be used for navigation or permitting or other legal purposes, but strictly as a planning reference tool.