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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Southeast River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Lumber River at Lumberton are issued routinely year-round.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 19
Moderate Flood Stage: 16
Flood Stage: 13
Action Stage: 12
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 29.00 ft on 09/17/2018 (P)
(2) 28.00 ft on 10/09/2016
(3) 20.48 ft on 09/11/2004
(4) 20.04 ft on 10/19/1999
(5) 19.47 ft on 02/05/1998
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 13.15 ft on 03/07/2020
(2) 17.46 ft on 02/09/2020
(3) 14.21 ft on 01/18/2020
(4) 13.95 ft on 01/16/2020
(5) 13.29 ft on 01/06/2020
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 4.69 ft on 08/14/2002
(2) 5.14 ft on 08/21/2007
(3) 5.43 ft on 07/23/2011
(4) 5.44 ft on 09/26/2010
(5) 5.46 ft on 09/12/1999
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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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26 Interstate 95 is flooded where it crosses the river between exit 17 and exit 19.
19 Extensive flooding occurs along the river. Over 50 dwellings will be inundated or isolated due to the flood waters and several roads will be closed especially in the Pines area and Coxs Pond area. Carthage Road may be completely covered with water.
18 Flood waters deepen in the Pines and Coxs Pond areas as well as along River Road. Flood waters may affect Carthage Road. Several homes will become isolated or inundated between the Pepsi plant and the river. Chickenfoot Road, Hestertown Road and Noir Street will be closed.
17 Flooding worsens west of Interstate 95 and water may begin surrounding homes in the Pines and Coxs Pond areas. Homes off River Road may become isolated by flood waters. Water may also affect yards off Planetarium Road and fields off deep Branch Road. East of Lumberton, the lowest homes in the Pines area may be flooded and homes may be surrounded by water in the Pines area and between the Pepsi plant and the river. Chickenfoot Road, Noir Street and Hestertown Road may be impassable.
16 Flooding worsens in the Pines and Coxs Pond areas as well as along River Road. Flooding also worsens between the Pepsi plant and the river on the east side of town. In addition, Chickenfoot Road, Hestertown Road and Noir Street will have flood waters on them.
15 Flood waters will affect yards in the Pines area, Coxs Pond area, and along River Road. Additional residential property will be affected between the Pepsi plant and the river on the east side of Lumberton.
13 Low land flooding will occur along the river. The flood waters may affect some residential property as water backs up into the drainage ditches in the city.
11 Low land flooding will occur along the river.
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Potential River Levels - Used to
Potential River Levels
Used to Estimate the Chance of Flooding and the Range of Possible River Levels
10 Day (HEFS) 7 Day (NAEFS) 7 Day (GEFS)
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Note: The official hydrograph at the top of this web page was made by a river forecaster using past rainfall and forecast rainfall for the next 48 hours. The Potential River Level graphics are computer generated and most useful for rain expected beyond 48 hours.

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