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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 James River at Jamestown Dam. Only observed stages are available for this point.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
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Historic Crests
(1) 1,454.10 ft on 04/26/2009
(2) 1,451.20 ft on 05/01/2011
(3) 1,450.08 ft on 08/18/2011
(4) 1,445.90 ft on 05/05/1997
(5) 1,445.77 ft on 04/15/2010
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 1,450.08 ft on 08/18/2011
(2) 1,451.20 ft on 05/01/2011
(3) 1,445.77 ft on 04/15/2010
(4) 1,454.10 ft on 04/26/2009
(5) 1,432.87 ft on 06/26/2007
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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1454 Water begins to flow over the emergency spillway known as the "Morning Glory" hole.
1453 By this approximate stage, all recreational boating on the reservoir has historically been restricted and traffic across the dam has been closed to authorized personnel only.
(1) Jamestown Dam near Jamestown-Upstream View
(2) Jamestown Dam near Jamestown-Downstream View
(3) Jamestown Dam Glory Hole Spillway

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Jamestown Dam is owned and operated by the US Bureau of Reclamation. At elevation 1454 ft MSL, the pool reaches the "glory hole" and begins to spill.
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The National Weather Service prepares its forecasts and other services in collaboration with agencies like the US Geological Survey, US Bureau of Reclamation, US Army Corps of Engineers, Natural Resource Conservation Service, National Park Service, ALERT Users Group, Bureau of Indian Affairs, and many state and local emergency managers across the country. For details, please click here.
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