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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Missouri Basin River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts are not available for the Pipestem Creek at Pipestem Dam. Only observed stages are available for this point.
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Upstream Gauge - near Pingree Upstream Gauge
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Flood Categories (in feet)
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Historic Crests
(1) 1,492.30 ft on 04/23/2009
(2) 1,488.71 ft on 08/21/2011
(3) 1,487.10 ft on 05/10/1997
(4) 1,486.81 ft on 05/25/2011
(5) 1,479.48 ft on 05/23/1995
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 1,488.71 ft on 08/21/2011
(2) 1,486.81 ft on 05/25/2011
(3) 1,474.72 ft on 04/14/2010
(4) 1,492.30 ft on 04/23/2009
(5) 1,459.64 ft on 06/22/2007
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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Latitude/Longitude Disclaimer: The gauge location shown in the above map is the approximate location based on the latitude/longitude coordinates provided to the NWS by the gauge owner.
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1496.3 Water begins flowing over the emergency spillway.
(1) Pipestem Dam-James River-Upstream View
(2) Pipestem Dam-James River-Downstream View

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At elevation 1496.3 ft MSL, the pool reaches the emergency spillway and uncontrolled releases begin.
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